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Scheduled and Exclusive Food and Wine Tours of Hawke's Bay

Heli Wine and Dine

"For the wine lover who has a sense of adventure"


Prices are quoted in NZD on a per person basis and are dependent on aircraft availability


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$895 pp Max 2 persons
$795 pp 3 to 4 persons
$695 pp 5 to 6 persons

Prices include
25 Minute Helicopter Ride
Main Meal with Matching Wine
Luxury Wine Tour

Depart Napier 10am - Return 5pm

Enjoy an exciting helicopter tour of the Hawke's Bay region with full commentary by your pilot. Depart Napier or Bridge Pa and fly over the horticultural landscape of Hawke's Bay and surrounds. Zoom along the Hawke's Bay coastline and fly down into the Tuki Tuki Valley landing at Craggy Range for a tasting of their wonderfull wines. We then depart Craggy and  fly over Te Mata Peak and on to Black Barn for lunch.

Flight ends and we continue by road

During the afternoon you'll learn about the regions many different grape varieties and a little bit of local history. Once we reach our first winery we will take time to walk among the vines and learn about the unique growing conditions of the Gimblett Gravels district. You will taste classic red European varieties such as Syrah/Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and Pinot Noir. The area is also famous for the white varieties, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Semillon, Pinot Gris and Viognier. Four wineries will be visited during the tour with time taken to enjoy various cheeses from around New Zealand. At the end of your tour you will be dropped off at your accommodation.

To Book call us on 0800 100 489 (NZ Only), International +64212277211
 or contact us via our online booking form and if you would prefer email Greg


Hi, Greg:
Great day - thank you so very much!
My father has already e-mailed my sisters, saying that today was the best day tour he has ever had... and he does tours everywhere he travels (and he travels a lot!). You did an amazing job of customising things on the fly.
Elizabeth Rose
Stewart Island
New Zealand

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Craggy Range

Te Mata Peak


Craggy Range Landing

Tour Lunch

Heli Flight

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