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Whangamata and Waihi Gold Mine Helicopter Flight - For 2

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For 2 people

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  • Explore Whangamata and the Waihi gold mine from above
  • Impressive scenic helicopter flight with panoramic views
  • A geographers dream with changing landscapes in every direction

Departing Tauranga, this scenic helicopter flight takes you above Mount Maunganui along the the coast to Whangamata in the Coromandel. Change tack and head inland to the famous Waihi Gold Mine which is nearly 1km wide before heading back to Tauranga Airport.

What's Included?

  • 40 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Beach landing
  • Safety briefing
  • In flight commentary
  • Complimentary drink

Fly past the iconic Mount Maunganui and along the coast to the isolated Coromandel town of Whangamata. You will see the wind swept beach of Matakana Island along with the vast inner Tauranga harbour.

Once you arrive at the Coromandel Coast the beaches are replaced by towering cliffs and secluded bays. From Whangamata, head inland over bush and farm land to the famous Waihi Gold mine - at 260m deep and nearly 1km wide it is hard to miss.

Your flight returns via the Tauranga harbour and Matakana farmlands and back to Tauranga airport.

Session Length

  • Actual flight time is 40 minutes


  • For the purpose of aircraft weight, balance and safety, the maximum weight allowed per seat is 130kgs (286lbs)
  • Flights require a minimum of 2 passengers to be confirmed


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

This voucher is for two people.


All flights are subject to weather and weight restrictions. If the pilot has any concerns, flights may be altered at their discretion.

This experience departs from Tauranga Airport.