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Introductory Trial Helicopter Flight in Auckland

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

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  • Learn to fly a helicopter
  • Ascend, descend, turn and hover
  • Preflight briefing and helicopter talk

Learn to fly a 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 instructor for pre-flight briefings on safety and how the 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 and ascend and descend over Clevedon Village and the Whitford Forest.

On the way back to the airfield your instructor will set up an autorotational approach to show you how you can land without using engine power. Then, once back at Ardmore try your hand at hovering the aircraft!

This is an amazing opportunity to operate amazing machinery!

Session Length

  • The flight is 30 minutes in duration
  • Please allow 40 minutes for this experience
  • Available 7 days per week, weather permitting and subject to availability


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


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

Numbers on the Day

You are one-on-one with your instructor.


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

Dress Code

Comfortable clothing and footwear is recommended.

This experience takes place in Ardmore, Auckland.