PHL Blenheim - Scenic Helicopter Flights


PHL Blenheim provides helicopter rides, scenic flights and adventure tours for Blenheim, Picton, Nelson, Kaikoura and the surrounding areas, including flights over the superb Marlborough Sounds. The base is situated at Omaka Aerodrome so you can make a day of it and also visit the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre at the same time.

Fly over Marlborough’s amazing vineyards, wineries and national parks - or perhaps pay a “flying visit” to one of the region’s wonderful lodges and resorts.

An enticing range of set helicopter flights are detailed below however if you don't see the trip you want, just call and we will create it for you!

All prices include GST.

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Fun Flight BM1   Flight time - Approximately 20 minutes.

Treat yourself and perhaps your family to something amazing that you'll talk and smile about for weeks. This helicopter trip will smoke your tyres and you’ll want to go again!!

Departing from Omaka Aerodrome, you will be flown over Blenheim and look down on some of our region’s finest vineyards. You will be able to see the Cook Strait and if you’re really lucky, the Wellington coast line.

The price is for the helicopter to do the tour. It seats a maximum of 4 passengers, so up to 4 people can go for this cost.

If the flight cost was shared, it would cost:
 1 passenger $666
 2 passengers $333 each
 3 passengers $222 each
 4 passengers $166 each

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Lochmara Flight BM2   Flight time - Approximately 40 minutes.

A wonderful and popular helicopter trip, similar to the BM1 tour above but incorporating a “flying visit” to the stunning Lochmara Lodge for refreshments.

Lochmara includes an art centre and wildlife recovery centre.

The price is for the helicopter to do the flight. It seats a maximum of 4 passengers, so up to 4 people can go for this cost.

If the flight cost was shared, it would cost:
 1 passenger $1333
 2 passengers $666 each
 3 passengers $444 each
 4 passengers $333 each

Lochmara Lodge scenic helicopter flight

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Ultimate Flight BM3   Flight time - Approximately 60 minutes.

The ultimate in scenic tours and the one we enjoy the most! Discover the outer Sounds, including the jewel of the area Durvill Island and French Pass. Come heli-fishing or land on the beach for a stroll along the sand in complete and stunning isolation. Pure untouched paradise!

The price is for the helicopter to do the tour. It seats a maximum of 4 passengers, so up to 4 people can go for this cost.

If the flight cost was shared, it would cost:
 1 passenger $2000
 2 passengers $1000 each
 3 passengers $666 each
 4 passengers $500 each

Marlborough Sounds, Durvill Island and French Pass scenic helicopter ride

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Abel Tasman Flight BM4   Flight time - Approximately 90 minutes.

If you would like to explore the Abel Tasman National Park from the air then now’s your chance! Fly direct from Omaka to the Awaroa Lodge which is the gateway to some of the best beaches New Zealand has to offer. This unbelievable experience is so remote that you can only get there easily by air.

The price is for the helicopter to do the tour. It seats a maximum of 4 passengers, so up to 4 people can go for this cost.

If the flight cost was shared, it would cost:
 1 passenger $3000
 2 passengers $1500 each
 3 passengers $1000 each
 4 passengers $750 each

Abel Tasman National Park scenic helicopter flight

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Heli-Lunch Flight BM7   Flight time - Approximately 40 minutes.

Deep in the Marlborough Sounds sits the Bay of Many Coves 5-star luxury resort. A 40 minute scenic helicopter flight from Blenheim to the resort will not only offer superb views of the Marlborough Sounds but will be one that will mesmerise you with its natural beauty and magical location.

Take in the views from a world-class restaurant as the chefs prepare a 3 course sumptuous lunch including a glass of wine for you to enjoy. This is 5 star dining at its very best in a pure, natural environment that simply cannot be matched.

The cost of the meal is unfortunately not included but is typically around $98 per person.

The price is for the helicopter to do the flight as specified. The helicopter seats a maximum of 4 passengers, so up to 4 people can go for this cost.

If the flight cost was shared, it would cost:
 1 passenger $1333.00
 2 passengers $666.50 each
 3 passengers $444.33 each
 4 passengers $333.25 each

Helicopter lunch at the Bay of Many Coves resort

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Heli-Lunch Flight BM5   Flight time - Approximately 60 minutes.

Do you have a special occasion coming up? If so, have you thought about a flight around the Marlborough area stopping for a unique lunch at a beautiful resort? There are several stunning resorts to choose from. Afterwards, be whisked away over the glorious Sounds to your chosen destination.

Regrettably, the cost of your meal is unfortunately not included!

The price is for the helicopter to do the flight as specified. The helicopter seats a maximum of 4 passengers, so up to 4 people can go for this cost.

If the flight cost was shared, it would cost:
 1 passenger $2000
 2 passengers $1000 each
 3 passengers $666 each
 4 passengers $500 each

Helicopter lunch at a Marlborough resort

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Weddings

What style ... arriving at your wedding by helicopter!

On that most special of days, you are sure to make a suitably grand entrance by arriving at your chosen venue by helicopter. We can also fly the bride, groom, photographer and one other person to some idyllic destinations for some truly magic photographs for you to treasure.

The cost of the helicopter will vary depending upon the destination, so please call for pricing.

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All flights are subject to suitable weather and Civil Aviation Authority requirements.

We reserve the right to make changes to our prices and terms and conditions without notice.