Helistar Helicopters Ltd - NZ Travel

Helistar Helicopters Ltd

Helistar Helicopters Ltd

Lake Taupo’s leading tour flight helicopter company operated by Bruce and Nicole Lilburn, Helistar Helicopters is a family run business specialising in scenic flights and aerial work.  Based by the iconic Huka Falls, we are also the proud owners of Hub Café and the iconic Mil-8 helicopter, a sure way to know that you've found us!

Location: 415 Huka Falls Road, Wairakei, RD1, Taupo.

 

Operating Hours:

Summer 8.30am to 5.30pm. Winter 9.00am to 4.30pm.

 

Departures: Tours run on demand subject to availability. No set times.

  

Transfers: No Transfers.

 

Child Ages: 4 to 14 years old. Children under 4 years are free of charge

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Help Notes:

Minimum numbers apply to all flights, even if your booking has been confirmed. You must call at least 24 hours prior to your flight date to ensure flight will operate.  Flight is also subject to suitable weather conditions.


Available Activities:
Taste of Taupo

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This is our most popular flight!  We depart and head out over the famous Huka Falls, Craters of the Moon and the awesome Aratiatia Rapids.  The flight also takes you over Mount Tauhara and includes a landing at Lake Rotokawa where you can get out and explore geothermal activity before heading back to the Helistar Flight Centre

Minimum Numbers: There is a requirement, always call the day before

Suitable for Children: All ages

Duration: 30 minutes


Heritage Trail

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This experience is well worth considering! You will begin your adventure over the Huka Falls and then a pass over the Craters of the Moon on your way to Lake Taupo’s Northern bays via the Maori Rock Carvings, a great photo opportunity. Fly inside the crater of Mount Tauhara before passing over the green waters of Lake Rotokawa where you will land and explore geothermal activity before heading back to the Helistar Flight Centre

Minimum Numbers: Flights are subject to minimum number being met, always call the day before to reconfirm.

Suitable for Children: All ages

Duration: 45 minutes


Mountain Magic

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A truly magical experience! This journey takes in Lake Taupo’s scenic spots on the way to Mount Ruapehu’s steaming Crater Lake, set amongst snow covered peaks. You will be able to photograph the stunning lava flows, glacial valleys and colourful volcanic formations that are only visible from the air. Enjoy an alpine landing in the Kaimanawa ranges before heading back up the shoreline of Lake Taupo on your way back to the Helistar Flight Centre.

Minimum Numbers: Flights are subject to minimum number being met, always call the day before to reconfirm.

Suitable for Children: All ages

Duration: 90 minutes


Huka by Helicopter

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This is a great introductory flight for those wanting to see Taupo's beauty from the air. Showcasing the famous Huka Falls we then fly over the Lake Taupo boat harbour where you can admire the crystal clear water of the Waikato River before returning to the Helistar Flight Centre via the thermal Wairakei Park. This is a great flight for kids!

Minimum Numbers: Flights are subject to minimum number being met, always call the day before to reconfirm.

Suitable for Children: All ages

Duration: 10 minutes


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