Scenic Flight Locations

From the majestic alpine peaks of New Zealand's Southern Alps to the pristine tropical beaches of Fiji and Vanuatu, our scenic helicopter flights offer you the experience of a lifetime with sights you'll never forget. Our company represents three decades of experience flying passengers in safety, comfort, and style. Take advantage of our scenic tour packages, designed to show off the best our regions have to offer, or customise a scenic flight of your own, to suit your personal needs.

You're In Safe Hands

As the only company to hold the prestigious Helicopter Association of New Zealand Diamond Safety Award for 30+ years of continuous service without injury or accident to self, passengers or crew, safety comes first. Combined with the vast international experience of our highly-trained pilots, regular training, and extensive exposure to extreme terrain, we can assure you'll be in the safest hands possible during your scenic flight.

GCH Aviation is the only privately-owned New Zealand aviation company to be accepted as a supplier to the luxury travel network Virtuoso, which specialises in world-class client service and experiences. Our New Zealand owned and operated business also ensures you'll receive the best quality service and attention, and genuine Kiwi hospitality.

Popular Tours

Explore some of our most popular scenic flight tours, covering New Zealand, Fiji, and Vanuatu.

Southern Alps Heli-Tour

Southern Alps Explorer


$1,252.00per person


$1,565.00per person

Fly to the majestic Southern Alps for the best mountain experience in New Zealand. Breathe in the fresh alpine air and capture the magnificent scenery.
Helicopter Training Trial Flight

Trial Flight – Learn to Fly a Helicopter


$251.00per person


$314.00per person

Take control of your very own helicopter on a 30-minute flight from our Christchurch base with a qualified instructor at your side guiding you through the whole experience. Makes an excellent gift.
Vanuatu Turtle Sanctuary Heli-Tour

Vanuatu Turtle Sanctuary Helicopter Tour

Take a helicopter from Port Vila, past the spectacular Cascade waterfalls and Hideaway Island, before landing at the turtle sanctuary where you'll meet the turtles and conservation staff.
Taste of Fiji Heli-Tour

Taste of Fiji Helicopter Tour

Discover the beauty of Fiji by air in a 30-minute helicopter or seaplane scenic flight. See exquisite turquoise water, coral reefs, remote islands and more!
Makara Wind Farm From Helicopter Cockpit

South Coast Discovery Heli-Tour


$276.00per person


$345.00per person

Explore what lies beyond Wellington City with a helicopter flight west towards the majestic Makara Wind Farm, taking in the rugged south coast, Karori Rock Lighthouse, and Cook Strait.
Kahurangi National Park

Ultimate Lord of the Rings Heli-Tour

Take a scenic helicopter flight to explore the remote wonders of Mt Owen and Mt Olympus in Kahurangi National Park, key filming locations in the Lord of the Rings movies.

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