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Spend more time fishing and less time getting there! Book your unforgettable day fishing on a remote island set in New Zealand’s favourite marine playground. Don’t let this be the trip that got away!

Going fishing with Helicopter Me is the ultimate fishing experience. Imagine starting your adventure with a spectacular flight from Auckland out over the Hauraki Gulf and landing at Great Barrier Island in a secluded spot. Here you will be able to enjoy some of the best fishing New Zealand has to offer.
Experience an idyllic day fishing with everything laid on. Whether you are a beginner or an ‘expert’ this will be a memorable day out. Enjoy some of the best quality and variety of fish available in New Zealand, including snapper, terakihi, tuna, marlin and kahawai. You may even be lucky enough to see a visiting pod of orcas or dolphins or perhaps a cheeky flock of Northern Blue penguins. 
There’s nothing for you to plan or think about except hooking the ‘big one’; your pilot will stay with you throughout, and assist where necessary. We take care of everything including equipment, bait and lunch if required. 

If you are new to fishing or want to learn from the a local pro then choose the guided fishing option. Our expert guide will set everything up for you and teach you the correct techniques. They will even fillet all the fish you catch ready for you to take home.
Discover for yourself why Helicopter Me are Auckland’s leading heli-fishing company.

Duration:  5 hours (approx.)

Departure and Return: Departure times to suit. Includes 4 hours on the rocks fishing.

Weight: Weight restrictions do apply. 

What to bring
  • Good footwear (grip sole) is essential, plus a warm showerproof jacket
  • Cameras and videos are welcome to capture on film what your friends won’t believe back home
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat
  • A bottle of water
We take care of everything else!



Departure location

This Helicopter Me Experience departs from our Auckland City heliport. Other locations such as North Shore Airfield may be available, prices may vary.


Flights available from 2 - 4 passengers per helicopter. Single passengers may be able to join group tours on a standby basis. 

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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Helicopter Me is a leading travel company in Auckland, New Zealand. We have outstanding relationships with the most exciting tourism venues. Helicopter Me is the fully owned and operated tourism brand of Eagleflight Technics Limited, one of New Zealand’s largest and most respected helicopter companies, established in 1983, with bases at Mechanics Bay Heliport in Auckland City and North Shore Airfield. 

09 303 4354

Helicopter Me Location:

1 Solent Street, Judges Bay
Auckland City 1010