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Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch

Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch

By Garden City Helicopters
per adult
Lowest price guaranteeReserve now & pay laterFree cancellation

Ages 0-99, max of 6 per group
Duration: 3h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English
Audio guide: English
Written guide
Print or digital reading material such as a guide, map, brochure, etc.
: English

  • Lunch/tasting - to the value of $115 per person - costs over this amount will need to be paid by guest before departure from winery.
  • Wine tasting- Proof of age (18 years) required to consume or buy wine.
What's not included
  • If you wish to purchase extra wine and food on your journey with us, please bring your credit card.

  • 73 Grays Road, Yaldhurst, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 6036P6

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travellers can participate
    • 0- 2 years old infant, Infant will fly free of charge only on a fare paying passengers lap. No Child prices
    • Smart casual attire recommended
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years, ID must be produced if requested
    • Helicopter will land in hilly paddock and will require all passengers to walk down to winery
    • Helicopter will land on gravel, grass, rock. Care is needed when walking to wineries
    • Please advise pilot if you have any medical conditions that may require their help
    • We require a minimum number of fares for flights to depart. Flight will be cancelled if minimum number of fares is not reached.
    • You must reconfirm you booking 24 hours prior to departure to check weather conditions
    • We will weigh all passengers on check in for obtaining actual weight.
    • You will need to pay for any extra wine or food that is not included in the cost of this experience. This will need to be paid before departing the winery.
    • Please bring credit card or cash to pay for extra purchases
    • Please carry your Identification, this may be asked for. Legal age to consume or buy alcohol is 18 years old
    • Walking downhill and uphill may be required.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers

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

    How much is Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch?
    Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch price starts from $907.30. Discover and book Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch on Tripadvisor
    What is the Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch cancellation policy?
    Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch on Tripadvisor
    Which company provides Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch?
    Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch is hosted by Garden City Helicopters. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Garden City Helicopters on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch on Tripadvisor
    How much time do I need for Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch?
    On average, this experience will take approximately 3h. Discover and book Canterbury Winery Heli Lunch on Tripadvisor

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 6036P6

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