By now, you probably already realise that New Zealand is a land of diverse natural beauty. You don’t need us to tell you that the brilliant blue lakes, snow-capped peaks, giant glaciers, golden sand beaches and awe-inspiring volcanoes are monumental to even the most seasoned traveller. And, because you’re here, you probably don’t need us to tell you that seeing a combination of this scenery from a birds-eye perspective is an absolute must. Choose the right flight experience in New Zealand for you with this list of New Zealand’s best scenic flying experiences with options to suit all kinds of traveller.

Check out our feature with the 10 best flight experiences in New Zealand on NZ Pocket Guide.

Heletranz Helicopters and INFLITE announced today that they have merged following a long-term close working relationship in Auckland. The two New Zealand-owned entities will together become the country’s largest premium aviation operator. Its helicopters and fixed-wing fleet of aircraft now stretch across New Zealand.

We’re delighted to have been annouced as a finalist in the Qualmark New Zealand 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards. The Ultimate Alpine Experience with our Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters base offers an unforgettable experience combining scenic flights in two aircraft types with a landing on the Tasman Glacier (NZ’s longest).

Heletranz Helicopters and INFLITE announced today that they have merged following a long-term close working relationship in Auckland. The two New Zealand-owned entities will together become the country’s largest premium aviation operator. Its helicopters and fixed-wing fleet of aircraft now stretch across New Zealand.

We’re delighted to announce that INFLITE Group has become the first nationwide New Zealand aviation tourism operator to become officially certified CarboNZero as part of our operational commitment across the company to mitigate our carbon footprint.

We’re thrilled to have been announced as a 2019 NZ Tourism Awards Finalist in the Sustainable Business Excellence Category. We’re one of only 3 picked.

This award recognises excellence in the design and implementation of initiatives to grow the whole tourism business sustainably.

We’re delighted to have been annouced as a finalist in the Qualmark New Zealand 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards. The Ultimate Alpine Experience with our Mount Cook Ski Planes & Helicopters base offers an unforgettable experience combining scenic flights in two aircraft types with a landing on the Tasman Glacier (NZ’s longest).