Auckland City Heliport

Auckland City Heliport
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Fly between Auckland Airport and Auckland City in only 8 minutes!
NZ $820.00
incl GST
Simply the fastest way to get to the airport or the city.

You can fly between Auckland Airport and Auckland City (Mechanics Bay Heliport) and enjoy an stunning views of Auckland on the way.

Approx flight time: 8 minutes

Helicopter Options:   view here

  • 2 passengers with 7kg hand luggage each
  • 1 passenger with 30kg luggage

Eurocopter Squirrel

  • Up to 5 passengers (weight restricted)
  • 4 passengers with 7kg hand luggage each
  • 3 passengers with 25kg luggage each
  • 2 passengers with 50kg luggage each
Eurocopter EC-130 Enquire
Eurocopter EC-145 Enquire

Need a meet and greet service from the airbridge to the heliport? Enquire


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Limited to daylight hours only. If you are unsure  if your planned transfer time is during daylight hours then please enquire. 

Please let us know how many bags and their weight when booking.

The Auckland Airport Heliport is located beside the International terminal (see the MAP tab). Walking time to the domestic terminal is 10-15 minutes. Pickups or a free bus service is available.


Departure location

This Helicopter Me Experience departs from or arrives  at our base at Auckland Airport Helipad beside the international terminal, and from Reeves Airfield on Waiheke Island. Landings at restaurants, accommodation and activity locations are subject to availability and may or may not require an additional charge.  Please let us know where you would like a drop off or pickup from on Waiheke and we can make the arrangements.    

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.


Luggage total allowance is dependent on the number of passengers and the helicopter used. Heavier passengers may be further limited on luggage weight. If you have extra or heavier luggage then we can arrange road transport for for this luggage. An extra cost may be charged for extra luggage transport. 

Daylight hours

Airport transfers are only available during daylight hours. Please contact us if you are unsure if your planned tranfer time is during daylight hours.

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 1 day of flight departure. Cancellation fee of 100% applies if cancelled on the day 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 the leading helicopter tour operator in Auckland with over 35 years experience in New Zealand. We have outstanding relationships with the most exciting tourism venues, the most experienced and personable pilots and an unblemished 35 year safety record.

09 303 4354

Helicopter Me
1 Ray Emery Drive
Auckland Airport 2022