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Introductory Trial Helicopter Flight in Auckland

Ardmore, Auckland - Show on map
Ardmore Helicopters
For 1 person
30 minutes
$375 each
$375 each

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  • Learn to fly a helicopter
  • Preflight briefing and helicopter talk
  • Climb, descend, turn and hover
  • Flight through the Whitford forest
  • Autorotation landing

Learn to fly a Cabri G2 helicopter in Auckland! With a qualified instructor you actually get to trial the controls and fly! Take in the spectacular sights of New Zealand with this hands on experience and become a pilot for half an hour.

What's Included?

  • Helicopter lesson
  • Professional instructor
  • Safety briefings

Upon arrival at Ardmore Airfield, you will be greeted by your experienced instructor for pre-flight briefings on safety and how the Cabri G2 helicopter works. Then, gear up and take off!

You will depart the airfield and embark on a sensational helicopter flight. You will learn how to turn, as well as climb and descend around Clevedon. You will then experience the thrill of a low level flight through the Whitford Forest.

Once back at the airfield your instructor will set up an autorotational approach to show you how we can land without using engine power! If that's not enough, you then get to try your hand at hovering the aircraft!

This is an amazing opportunity to operate amazing machinery!

Session Length

  • 1 hour in duration
  • The flight is 30 minutes in duration
  • 30 minute briefing time/photos
  • Available 7 days per week, weather permitting and subject to availability


  • Maximum weight is 120kgs
  • Maximum height is 205cm
  • Maximum girth is 130cm


  • Change your booking up to 7 days before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 7 days of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Numbers on the Day

You are one-on-one with your instructor.


Friends and family are welcome to take photos with the helicopter and listen to the preflight briefings.


Flights will be conducted during daylight hours only. Flights are weather permitting; postponement may be caused by rain, fog.

Dress Code

Light, comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear is recommended.

This experience takes place in Ardmore, Auckland.

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