South Pacific Helicopters are based in Kaikōura and a proudly locally owned and operated family business offering premium packages showcasing the very best of the region in Kaikōura and beyond.
South Pacific Helicopters offer custom developed one-of-a-kind adventures and invite you to experience Kaikōura’s amazing marine wildlife, picturesque landscapes and meet some of the people that make this coastal town so unique.
Hero experiences include the iconic whale watching scenic flights over the stunning Kaikōura peninsula. South Pacific Helicopters have partnered with a marine biologist Dr Krista Van Der Linde to share her vast knowledge of the whales and other local marine species that call the Kaikōura canyon home.
Indulgent experiences such as Meet the Distillery, a gin tasting co-hosted by Mt Fyffe Distillery that takes you to the mountain of the same name. Whilst you sip enjoy panoramic views of the Kaikōura coastline. For foodies a partnership with boutique Cookery school Hapuku Kitchen offers a journey of exploration over the incredible Kaikōura canyon, viewing the abundant marine and bird wildlife before being met by Fiona Read, owner and Chef who will show guests around her kitchen, farm and garden before enjoying a delicious lunch. Hapuku Kitchen is also represented by Unique Stays & Experiences.