Incredible Tantalus Estate

Incredible Tantalus Estate
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Tantalus Estate in the Onetangi Valley includes 5.3 hectares of vineyards, a winery, a craft brewery and an expansive, light-filled restaurant with a seasonal menu built around fresh, local produce.
NZ $1,700.00
One Way or Return
Direct or Scenic Loop
Dining Option

After departing from our Mechanics Bay Heliport in Auckland City you will soar over the Hauraki Gulf before arriving at Waiheke and with Tantalus coming into view, you will certainly be an awe of it's beautiful grounds and stunning architecture.

Why not depart via a loop of the Sky Tower and Rangitoto Island (additional cost) to make the trip even more memorable?

Tantalus Estate sits on eight hectares of free-draining sandy soil over weathered clay and rock, in the heart of Waiheke’s wine growing country. Their aim is to produce dense, complex Bordeaux and Rhone-style reds that will age beautifully.

The craft brewery & restaurant are considered among the best places to eat on Waiheke Island.

"The menu does what you want it to, succinctly describing each dish without any of those bewildering restaurant words that normally require a quick visit to dictionary.com. Simple in its explanation yet anything but in delivery, the only disappointing part of the whole meal was when it came to an end." - Harriet Johnstone Denizen Magazine

See what all the fuss is about and make a grand entrance by flying in today!

Package for Two

One Way - $1700 
Return - $2830 

Bring a 3rd person for $120 additional 


Packages for Four / Five / Six

One Way - $2020 / $2140 / $2260
Return - $3210 / $3330 / $3450

Note: Price includes gourmet 3 course lunch with a glass of bubbles on arrival. Add on wine matches with each course for $55 per person.

Please enquire for larger group bookings.

Please note that Tantalus Estate charges a landing fee which is included in the package, $150 for one way and $300 for return, and proceeds go to the rescue helicopter which is a huge asset to the Waiheke community.



Please note that all One Way or Return flights are during daylight hours only.



All venues on Waiheke have high demand for landing slots and table bookings especially in the peak season. It is best to book well in advance, and if you only have one date that you would like to fly, please enquire before purchasing, as we may need to suggest a different restaurant or time of day depending on availability.

Departure location

This Helicopter Me experience departs from Mechanics Bay in Auckland City. Other departure locations such as Auckland Airport and North Shore and are available but may incur and additional charge. Please contact us for pricing.

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. 

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