Nelson and Surrounds, Nelson

How do I get this deal?


what exactly will i get?

Nelson is even more beautiful from above!

Short and sweet 10 minute scenic flight.

$150 per person (min 2)

10 minutes of flight time will give you Birds Eye Views of:

  • Nelson City
  • Coppermine Trail
  • Maitai Dam
  • The Brook Waimārama Sanctuary
  • Port Nelson
  • Boulder Bank
  • Tasman Bay

Direct bookings only.
All flights are subject to weather conditions. Flights depart from our base at Nelson Airport

2-3 people in our R44 helicopter

3-6 people in our AS350 helicopter


We love to create unique and memorable helicopter adventures in our beautiful big backyard.

Wow!! Where can I get this awesome deal again?

Helicopters Nelson

Dakota Street

Nelson Airport


Nelson 7011

Who is this?

Helicopters Nelson is 100% owned and operated by a large and very passionate Kiwi aviation family – the Darling family.

Our CEO and Flight Training Manager is Pete Darling, a pilot with over 25 years experience, including 14 years working for two major international operators as multi-engine check and training captain.

Alongside our tourism operations, we also operate commercial helicopter services, fire and emergency services and flight training.

We specialise in creating luxury, tailored and unique helicopter tours in and around the “Top of the South”. We offer helicopter charter services and customised tours to some of the country’s most stunning remote locations – there is no better view of New Zealand than from the skies. Whether you’re looking for a corporate event, an active adventure or a romantic escape – anything is possible with Helicopters Nelson.

Your comfort and safety are paramount to us. Our professional pilots have a wealth of experience and local knowledge.

We primarily fly from our base at Nelson Airport but often fly in and out of lodges, venues or private properties nation wide.

Like many of our guests, you’ll want to tell your friends all about it!

Every flight with Helicopters Nelson is an unforgettable one.