Private Helicopter Trial Flight in Kaikōura
Experience the exhilaration of flying a helicopter in the capable hands of a professional instructor. This unique experience is only available in our region with us.
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What's included :
- Headset with microphone to clearly hear your instructor and ask questions on your journey
- Professional guidance from a licensed instructor
- Assistance as you maneuver through take-off, hovering and landing
- Certificate upon completion of your flight
What's excluded :
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be behind the controls of a helicopter?
Our YouFly trial flight is great just for fun, or could be the first step towards a new career.
Taking off from the heli-pads, you will get the opportunity to fly the helicopter with an experienced instructor who will guide you through the take-off, hovering, flight and landing phases of co piloting our Robinson R44 Helicopter. Upon completion of the trial flight, we will return back to the heli-pads where you will be awarded your trial flight certificate.
Allow for 45 minutes to an hour for the whole experience from safety briefing/ flight/ to debrief.
WEIGHT LIMIT applies
HEIGHT MINIMUM OF 155CM
Robinson R44 helicopter for a 20-minute flight with a Qualified instructor beside you.
Flight instructor and participant are seated in front seats.
No additional passengers can be carried on this flight.
We are a division of GCH Aviation, Certified operators of a CAA part 141 Certificate
Instructions are given in English
• Kaikoura, Kaikoura, Canterbury Region, South Island
Departure Point :16 West End, Kaikōura 7300, New Zealand
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.