Private Scenic Helicopter Flight with Beachfront Banquet

Departs Nelson


  • Enjoy a gourmet banquet lunch at beachside
  • Incredible scenic flight over the Marlborough region for spectacular views
  • A truly first class experience to be remembered forever

Soar to new heights on a scenic helicopter flight to a access a remote mountainside at either Abel Tasman National Park or D'Urville Island. Enjoy your incredible gourmet beachside for a meal like no other. Then, take off again for more of the unique sights of the region.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • 60 minutes flying time
  • Banquet beachside lunch with wine
  • Wine tasting
  • Two landings

Your first stop for the day is to visit one of the Marlborough region’s award winning wineries for a wine tasting and to select your wine match for your banquet meal.

Then, board a luxurious Eurocopter and take off to enjoy the scenery across Marlborough en route to your beachfront destination. An award-winning, Michelin trained chef will have everything prepared for you for a delicious five course lunch, showcasing the freshest regional product and wild foods.

After lunch, board your helicopter once more for a scenic flight taking in many more of the views the region has to offer.

Your experience will include 60 minutes of flying time with two landings.

Sample Menu


  • Fresh baked breads
  • Whipped truffle butter


  • Marlborough Sounds salmon
  • Apple remoulade, lettuce dressing, snow peas


  • Wild venison fillet
  • Cucumber paper, seasonal herbs, mustard leaf and red currant gel
  • Seasonal leaf
  • Arnold Estate olive oil


  • Chocolate tartlette
  • Wangapeka cheese
  • Quince and rye
On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow three hours for this experience
  • The actual flight time will be 60 minutes

Numbers on the Day

This experience is for up to three people.

... and Importantly


Participants must be over 18 years of age to consume alcohol.


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.