Akaroa Helicopter North Canterbury Winery tour - departing from Akaroa
- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Canterbury
- Product code: PMMLHB
Our driver will meet you at the Akaroa wharf, from here it is a short drive into the hills above the village to the helipad. Your pilot will greet you and take you through a safety briefing before departing over your cruise ship for a day of wine sampling.
On your journey north, you will take in the views of Banks Peninsula, an extinct volcano, Christchurch city, and the Canterbury coastline.
The view of Christchurch City from the air shows a rapidly changing landscape as it transforms from the devastating earthquakes of 2010/2011 into a vibrant city.
Your pilot will inform and entertain you, pointing out the interesting facts and historical features of our region.
You will visit some iconic Waipara wineries for tastings and there will be time to grab a bite to eat - cost of lunch not included in price.
A vast variety of wines will be presented to you. North Canterbury is known for its award winning Pinot Noir and Riesling
On completion of your day, we will return you to Akaroa wharf to board your ship.
We recommend that you - wear comfortable shoes, bring a jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses. Also any medication that you may require. Make sure to bring your camera to capture memories of your day.
Please bring your credit card if you wish to purchase lunch or wine.
New Zealand Alcohol Laws- You must be over 18 years of age to buy or consume alcohol. ID may be required