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Book - Heli Wine Tour

Designed for comfort, this heli-wine tour maintains a relaxed and leisurely pace throughout the Gibbston Valley wine region and is a great introduction to the wonderful wines produced locally.

The afternoon launches when you are picked up from your accommodation and transported to the airport. Lift off for a spectacular alpine flight landing on the Remarkables Mountain Range and enjoy dramatic views of the Wakatipu basin. Continue your flight into the Gibbston Valley with spectacular views of the regions wineries and vineyards where Queenstown Wine Trail meets you to continue on your wine journey.

This tour offers a unique food and wine experience at a relaxed pace in picturesque surroundings. Enjoy wonderful wines of the Gibbston Valley region and marvel at the views over Queenstown and the wine growing region.

INCLUDES:

  • Helicopter flight into the Gibbston Valley and sightseeing with alpine landing on the Remarkables
  • Transfers to and from accommodation or central Queenstown
  • Tastings at the two vineyards visited
  • Lunch - Food with wine match
  • Underground Wine Cave Tour
  • Cheese factory presentation and tastings

DEPARTURES:

12:00PM (noon) pick up from Queenstown

DURATION:

Allow 4 hours in summer (Oct - Apr) and 5 hours in winter (May - Sept)

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Non-slip shoes/boots
  • Warm sweater/fleece jacket
  • Warm outer layer jacket/windproof jacket
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses

CHILD AGE:

  • Infants up to 3 years and under 15kgs are Free of Charge (FOC) and are required to sit on an adults knee.
  • Children are 4 - 14 years or an infant weighing over 15kgs.
  • Children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • All wine tours operate with a minimum of two people per tour.
  • Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday and all other public holidays.

1 - 2 Passengers:
Minimum 2 people to confirm the trip

  • Adult $589.00
  • Child $589.00

3 or more passengers:

  • Adult $469.00
  • Child $469.00

WHAT IS THE CHILD AGE?

  • Children are 4 - 14 years or an infant weighing over 15kgs.
  • Infants up to 3 years and under 15kgs are Free of Charge (FOC) and are required to sit on an adults knee.
  • Children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE FLIGHT IS CANCELLED FOR WEATHER?

Should inclement weather prevent a flight at the booked location the booking can be re-scheduled for another time or the same prepaid voucher will be accepted at any of The Helicopter Line aviation bases around the South Island for a flight of similar duration and price. If neither of these options can be arranged and it was The Helicopter Line who cancelled operating the flight then a refund will be given for the flight portion of the tour. You are still able to complete the wine tour via bus transfers.

Heli Wine Tour Location

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