Heli tour: Wine & Dine Matakana & Waiheke

From Auckland to Auckland
  • Northland, Auckland & Waiheke
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Tour Description

Experience a heli adventure in the Auckland area, visiting Brick Bay Winery to enjoy wine and art, including Stonyridge Vineyard for more wine tastings and an exclusive barrel room tour.

Departing from North Shore Airport in a twin-engine helicopter, fly over Auckland and Waitemata Harbour to Waiheke Island. Land at Stonyridge vineyard, world-renowned for its cabernet-blends, experience an exclusive barrel room tour, tasting and matched canapes.

Take the scenic route as we fly off the bays and islands of the Auckland region, capturing fantastic images of volcanic islands, including Motutapu and Rangitoto. We head north up the coast to the Matakana & Leigh area where we call in at Brick Bay Winery. Take your time to soak up the beautiful surroundings over wine tasting and an à la carte lunch. Brick Bay is a boutique winery producing elegant estate grown wines including renowned Pinot Gris, a vibrant Rose, and intense Bordeaux-style red blends. There is plenty of time to explore the sculpture trail, this is a relaxing 2 km stroll through native bush, ponds, and countryside. The art trail features over 60 pieces of artwork at any time, to simply enjoy or to purchase. At the end of the day, there is time for more fantastic photography as we fly back to Auckland. 

Throughout your day you will have the services of an experienced pilot providing tour commentary, and the luxury of a helicopter to travel in style.

Our heli flights cater for anything from 2 passengers to small groups, if you would prefer your own bespoke itinerary, please just ask!

Viva's Best Bits...

Travel in luxury and style in a twin engine helicopter, enjoying marvelous views over Auckland, Waiheke, Matakana, Rangitoto, Motatapu, and Motuihe Island

"I love the lunch and a Rosé at the The Glass House. Walking the trail and viewing contemporary sculpture by New Zealand’s leading artists set up in the midst of native bush is very relaxing." Pia, Team Viva

Visit the vineyard which makes some of the best Bordeaux red wines in the world - Stonyridge, Waiheke Island

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
North Shore, Auckland North Shore, Auckland

Departing from North Shore Airport in a twin-engine helicopter, fly over Auckland and Waitemata Harbour to Waiheke Island. Land at Stonyridge vineyard, world-renowned for its cabernet-blends, and experience an exclusive barrel room tour, tasting, and matched canapes.

Take the scenic route as we fly off the bays and islands of the Auckland region, capturing fantastic images of volcanic islands, including Motutapu and Rangitoto. We head north up the coast to the Matakana and Leigh area where we call in at Brick Bay Winery. Take your time to soak up the beautiful surroundings over wine tasting and an à la carte lunch. Brick Bay is a boutique winery producing elegant estate grown wines including renowned Pinot Gris, a vibrant Rose, and intense Bordeaux-style red blends. There is plenty of time to explore the sculpture trail, this is a relaxing 2 km stroll through native bush, ponds, and countryside. The art trail features over 60 pieces of artwork at any time, to simply enjoy or to purchase. At the end of the day, there is time for more fantastic photography as we fly back to North Shore Airport, Auckland.

Departs approx: 10:30am
Returning approx: 2:30- 3pm

What’s Included

Food
  • Included Copy 20 Canapes at Stonyridge Vineyard
  • Included Copy 20 À la carte Lunch at Brick Bay restaurant
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Transfers in a luxury twin engine helicopter
  • Included Copy 20 Exclusive barrel room tour & wine tasting at Stonyridge Vineyard
  • Included Copy 20 Experienced pilot and tour commentary
  • Included Copy 20 Wine tasting at Brick Bay
  • Included Copy 20 Brick Bay sculpture trail with map
  • Included Copy 20 Scenic flight over Auckland & Hauraki Gulf area
  • Included Copy 20 Landing fees
  • Included Copy 7 Transfers to North Shore Airport, Auckland
  • Included Copy 31 Want to do your own thing? We can tailor make a heli tour for you!
  • Included Copy 20 Great for a small group: From NZD 1040 pp for 4 adults, NZD 875 pp for 5 adults
Transportation
AS355 twin-engine helicopter

Activities

  • Included Explore Auckland, Waiheke and Matakana by helicopter
  • Included Helicopter wine and dine experience
  • Included Experience some of the most iconic wineries in the region
  • Included À la carte lunch & sculpture trail at Brick Bay
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Duration

1 days

Price from

$655 USD

Per person, sharing

4 adults sharing, including GST

Daily departures