Get bird’s-eye views of Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock on a Bay of Islands scenic helicopter tour from Paihia. Take in the stunning scenery of the main group of islands; view the iconic natural landmark, Hole in the Rock; and pass over the historic townships of Russell, Paihia and Waitangi. You also have the opportunity to experience the island in a way that very few have before by choosing to land on top of the Hole in the Rock!
What You'll Get
Discover the natural beauty of the Bay of Islands by helicopter as you fly over crystal blue waters, beautiful island beaches and stunning scenery. You’ll also enjoy a fabulous perspective of the region’s most famous natural formation, the Hole in the Rock, only possible to see by air or water.
With different options available, you can now choose to try the unique experience of landing on top of the Hole in the Rock.
Select the 20-minute option for a scenic helicopter flight that will take you over the historic townships of Russell, Paihia and Waitangi, where the treaty between the British colonialists and local Maori people was signed.
For a unique experience, select the scenic helicopter flight and Hole in Rock landing option. Fly over the Bay of Islands, before landing for 15 minutes on the newly built helipad on top of the Hole in Rock. Exit the helicopter and be surrounded by steep cliffs and stunning scenery. Take in the views towards Cape Brett. There are also plenty of photo opportunities.
For the ultimate experience, select the Hole in Rock landing and walk option. You'll enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the Bay of Islands before landing on top of the Hole in the Rock. Take a short walk with your Maori guide who will share the island's unique history. as well as its cultural and ecological significance. Very few people in history, including Maori, have ever ventured on the island in this way before!
All seats on board the helicopter provide spectacular views, and your pilot will provide commentary and point out the must-see sights.
All flights require a MINIMUM of 2 PASSENGERS to confirm, single passengers may need to be waitlisted pending further bookings
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- All flights require a MINIMUM of 2 PASSENGERS to confirm, single passengers may need to be waitlisted pending further bookings
- Please also request what departure time you prefer - we will endeavour to confirm a time close this as possible
- Scenic helicopter flight over the Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock
- Commentary by pilot
- Hotel pickup and drop off
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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The Fine Print
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