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Coromandel Explorer
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Coromandel Explorer

Take a spectacular 30 minute Helicopter Flight from Auckland Airport to the incredible white sand beaches of the Coromandel Peninsula.
NZ $2,220.00
incl GST

Departing from Auckland Airport you will fly east ward towards the Coromandel Peninsula, leaving the hustle and bustle of Auckland behind you.

Upon landing at Whitianga, you will be collected by Explore Paradise and driven to the beautiful Cathedral Cove seen in such movies as Lord of The Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Hobbit and Avatar. You will be given some history of the area as well as time to take photos. From there you will depart for the coastal Summer Holiday location of Hahei beach for morning tea. For the remainder of the morning you can choose from an easy walk to Hahei Pa, once home to the local Maori tribe, Ngati Hei. Here you will find more stunning photo opportunities or you may prefer to continue on to Hot Water Beach where you will have time to enjoy dipping your feet in the natural thermal water before you are returned to Whitianga Airport for your flight back to Auckland.


Tours includes –

Return Flights for 2 passengers to Whitianga

Private Half Day Tour of the Coromandel Peninsula

Morning Tea at Hahei

Price stated is for 2 passengers. Please enquire for group prices

Total Time - 5-6 hours

Departure Location

This Helicopter Me Experience departs from our Auckland Airport base at 1 Ray Emery Drive, Auckland Airport. Other departure locations are available but may incur an extra fee.


The price quoted is for 2 people.  A minimum of 2 passengers is required for the flight to run.

Passenger weight

Unlike large airliner aircraft individual passenger weight is critical for a helicopter. The average passenger weight for a flight must be 90kg or less. Passengers over 100kg may be required to pay for an additional comfort seat. Please let us know the passenger weights when making a booking. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you are unsure about weight restrictions.


In the event that the weather is unsuitable on the day then your Experience will be cancelled and rescheduled at no cost to you. When booking please provide us with suitable contact information so we can get hold of you on the day in the event of a cancellation. We suggest you call on the morning of your experience if you have any doubt about the weather suitability.

Gift Vouchers

All gift vouchers are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. They are non refundable but are transferable so they can be used by any other person.  

Cancellation and refunds

The Passenger acknowledges that Helicopter Me may need to cancel or reschedule flights or services due to landing restrictions, unsuitable weather conditions, technical problems, operational reasons, or any event beyond the Carrier’s reasonable control. Helicopter Me will not be liable for any consequential losses or additional costs incurred as a result of cancellation. Some Supplier’s products and services are non-refundable. Cancellation fee of 50% applies if cancelled prior to 7 days of flight departure. Cancellation fee of 100% applies if cancelled within 7 days of flight departure. Tickets are refundable in the event that Helicopter Me cancels the service.


Fares are in NZ$ and include 15% GST. Rates are subject to change including, but not limited to, increases in or establishment of surcharges (such as fuel surcharges), taxes, government imposed fees. A fuel surcharge may apply at time of flight. Any request to increase flight time will incur additional charges. Fares are valid for the date/s specified.

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