Amalgamated Helicopters

The best way to get a view of the Wairarapa's mountains, rivers, lakes and valleys is from the air. Come fly with the professional team at Amalgamated Helicopters - they have a range of thrilling scenic flights for four passengers.On top of the Tararua Ranges

A family accessing the Tararua TopsAnyone can access a mountain topYoung boys dream! Dad's enjoy it too.

Amalgamated Helicopters has been flying around the Greater Wellington Region since 1987, and their local knowledge is second to none. For extra assurance that you're in good hands, Amalgamated Helicopters New Zealand Ltd are Civil Aviation Authority Approved and AIRCARE Accredited.

Scenic flights (all prices are for 4 passengers). Gift vouchers available. Booking's easy through Wairarapa's i-SITE Visitor Information Centres

Town and Country

A tailor-made circuit around the Wairarapa Valley encompassing our towns, farmland and vineyards. Highlights include:

  • View Masterton from the air
  • Look south at our network of rivers and lakes with the South Island Mountain Ranges in the distance
  • See the vast farmland of the Wairarapa from vineyards to crops and rolling hills

Passengers:4 Duration:10 mins Cost:$440

Mt Holdsworth and Beyond

Enjoy a flight to Mt Holdsworth in the Tararua Forest Park, an exhilarating climb to one of the highest peaks at nearly 1500m. Returning via the Waiohine Gorge and Totara Flats, see NZ’s beautiful native bush and river valleys , this flight is packed with excitement. Highlights include:

  • Climb to 1500m above sea level in 6 minutes to reach alpine heights
  • Spot some of our most popular back country huts and walking tracks
  • Catch a glimpse on clear days of Mt Taranaki and Mt Ruapehu
  • Weave your way down the Waiohine Gorge, a rugged near inaccessible river system

Passengers:4 Duration:15 mins Cost:$550

The Wairarapa Explorer

Can't decide which area to explore? See it all on this flight which showcases all of whats on offer within close proximity to Masterton. Head up to Mt Holdsworth and follow the ridges that divide the east from the west. Venturing north to Mitre Peak you will then descend back down to the Wairarapa plains and fly around Masterton then onto Gladstone over wineries and farm land. Highlights include:

  • Follow the rocky ridgelines of the Tararua Ranges
  • Fly around Mitre Peak
  • See the Masterton township
  • View Gladstone and Stonehenge from above

Passengers:4 Duration: 30 mins Cost: $1100

You're on the list

You're on the list makes experiencing a helicopter flight within reach for almost any budget. Vouchers are available as single seat passengers and Amalgamated Helicopters will match you up with others in the same situation to make a flight of 4. Some flexibility is required but weather permitting flights are planned for almost every weekend of the year and weekday evenings during summer. You can purchase up to 3 single seat vouchers. Contact Amalgamated Helicopters if you have any questions.

This flight is the Mt Holdsworth and Beyond flight - their biggest seller!

Passengers:1-3 Duration:15 minutes Cost:$145pp


625 Chester Road
Carterton 5791
New Zealand
+64 6 379 8600