Few places look more beautiful from the air than Te Moananui ā Toi ׀ Coastal Bay of Plenty. For the best view in town, head straight to Tauranga Airport.
Several helicopter operators offer scenic tours departing regularly from Tauranga to give you a bird’s eye view of our stunning coastline. Fly over the city, around Mauao, over the sparkling harbour and ocean – or venture further afield to the Eastern Bay of Plenty, Waihi or even the Coromandel. Some tours also include a stop-off for lunch at a delicious venue before whisking you back home again.
A chopper ride is a unique thrill in itself, carrying you effortlessly in any direction. Your pilot will provide an interesting commentary of the view below, pointing out natural and geographical features and helping you get a new perspective on our fast-growing region and rural hinterland. The extent of our magnificent coastline will quickly become apparent, with miles of white sandy beaches stretching out before you. A scenic flight is also a great way to grasp how many offshore islands we have on our doorstep. Book one today.