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Address: 515 Memorial Avenue | Harewood, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Experience the very best views New Zealand has to offer on a heli adventure...

Experience the very best views New Zealand has to offer on a heli adventure flight. See the sights of Christchurch city or choose one of our exciting packages from whale watching, jetboating,vineyards or the majestic scenery of Akaroa – just 15 minutes away!

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Christchurch Helicopter Tour
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Amazing experience for trial flight!

Jono is an awesome instructor - had such a great time flying with him. Really appreciated the advise and tips, and the emphasis on safety is great for someone learning to fly... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Stefan K
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Wellington, New Zealand

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Jono is an awesome instructor - had such a great time flying with him. Really appreciated the advise and tips, and the emphasis on safety is great for someone learning to fly. Will be back again very soon :) Thanks mate!

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Thank Stefan K
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The scenic flight was to celebrate 5 years mentoring. It could not have been better. Pilot Jono so very pleasant, beautiful weather, wonderful views, fascinating seeing the familiar from the air. We both thoroughly enjoyed this experience and very grateful to GCH.

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Thank Paul E
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A great trial flight. Enjoyed the whole experience. Staff were all great and you get a chance to really take the controls for a while even at low level. Loved it

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Thank rainman490
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I went on this trip as a birthday present. Although a bit hesitant, Ryan the pilot put me at ease right away and the trip was brilliant.

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Thank John B
Daventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Absolutely superb flight on a beautiful clear slightly windy day. Breathtaking views and wonderful narrative and info by our pilot Jonno. We were taken up on our own which I didnt expect as on previous helicopter flights been in with other people to fill up the plane. If you are considering taking a sightseeing flight look to these guys to... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

First time been in a helicopter and it was awesome :) Thank you for the experience and will do it again

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Thank glenladkin
Alison F, Director of Sales at Garden City Helicopters, responded to this review

many thanks for your review of your City Scenic flight. we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. best regards Alison More 

christchurch
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Loved the experience of flying over the city Lyttelton/Sumner and Redcliffs. Still so many empty spaces in the inner city. Juliette was a great pilot, many thanks

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Thank crackr
Alison F, Director of Sales at Garden City Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for your endorsement and also the lovely comment regarding Juliette. Will be sure to make sure she is aware. best regards Alison More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We flew Christchurch to Akaroa and back. Time for lunch and a quick walk-around in between flights. It was amazing. Highly recommend it. Still buzzing 2 weeks later!

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Thank Amanda P
Alison F, Director of Sales at Garden City Helicopters, responded to this review

hello Amanda, thanks for taking the time to let us know about your experience with us. this is one of my favourite local Christchurch things to do, so pleased you agree. best wishes Alison More 

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

We flew from Christchurch to Akaroa and it was incredible, friendly staff, and such an amazing experience.

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Thank Jemma W
Alison F, Director of Sales at Garden City Helicopters, responded to this review

Hello Jemma, just a quick message to say thanks very much for taking the time to review your helicopter experience with us. Great to hear you had a lovely time, those views over to Akaroa are amazing! thanks Alison More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This was a 20 minute scenic flight of Christchurch. The staff were friendly flight absolutely amazing so much to see from buildings, landmarks, coastlines. It is amazing on a clear day how easy everything is to see. For 20 minutes you get to see so much , highly recommend this activity

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Alison F, Director of Sales at Garden City Helicopters, responded to this review

hello and many thanks for your lovely review of your scenic helicopter flight with Garden City Helicopters. We are thrilled you had such a great time. please do come again and experience one of our other many product offerings. best wishes Alison More 

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