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Garden City Helicopters

YouFly Trial Flight - Fly a helicopter

Christchurch, New Zealand

1 hour

Small group

Free Cancellation

What to Expect

Garden City Helicopters, Christchurch will help you to take control of your very own helicopter on a 30 minute trial helicopter flight with a qualified instructor at your side guiding you through the whole experience. Makes an excellent 'Life Experience' gift. Find out if you've got what it takes to fly helicopters - whether it's as the next step to a career or just for a unique flight experience<br> • Duration: 1 Hours (approx.)


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Garden City Helicopters, 73 Grays Road Near Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch 8042 New Zealand

Arrive at Garden City Helicopters and check in. You will be greeted by your pilot who will go through the various safety requirements for learning to fly the helicopter

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Christchurch, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island

After a walk round of the helicopter and introduction to various features. You will hop into the pilots seat, buckle in and away you fly!

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Christchurch, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island

Experience the thrill on the controls of the helicopter. You pilot will allow time for you to take a few photos on your experience.

Stop At: Christchurch, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island

On landing you and your pilot will reflect of your flying skills and more information can be obtained if you are interested to learn to fly for a hobby or for a new career.

Duration: 10 minutes


  • Headset to hear the pilot
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional licenced CAA NZ instructor
  • Full safety briefing and explanation of the controls of the helicopter
  • Entry/Admission - Garden City Helicopters

Additional information

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum height of 155cm applies
  • Weight limitation of 109kg applies, you will be weighed on check in and must be under the limit to fly
  • Dress code is smart casual, must wear covered shoes
  • Near public transportation
  • No additional passengers can be carried on this flight
  • Flight will be carried out in an air zone over Canterbury that is the certified aircraft training area.
  • Helicopter used is at our discretion
  • There will be opportunity for you to take pictures and video. Please share your experience #gchaviation
  • Weather dependent
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • You must reconfirm you booking 24 hours prior to departure to check weather conditions
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


$328.83 NZD

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