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.

per adult from




45 minutes


Mobile ticket

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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.
      Please note:
      WEIGHT LIMIT applies
      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

      Stop At:

      • 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.



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    Organised by Kaikoura Helicopters

    Activity ID: V-245011P10

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