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Mt Fyffe Summit

6 West End, Kaikōura 7300, New Zealand

Activity provided by Kaikōura Helicopters

40 minutes (approx.) - English

Kaikōura Helicopters

Within minutes be surrounded by the Kaikōura seaward Mountain range. View the Hapuku “Quake Lake”, before landing on top of Mt Fyffe, taking in the views of the Kaikōura Peninsula and possibly the North Island!

Highlights
  • Take off from beachfront helipads
  • Fly through the Hapuku Gorge and past giant cracks in the hillsides
  • Land atop Mt Fyffe at 1602m/ 5200ft for great panoramic photo opportunities
  • Look out for wild deer and chamois traversing the mountainside
  • Infants aged 0 to 2 years old fly free of charge
Description
Take off from our beachfront helipads and soar through the Puhi Puhi Valley north of Kaikōura, over private farmland and into remote DOC land. Fly through the Hapuku Gorge, past the giant cracks in the hillsides and down to the Hapuku “Quake Lake”, formed by a landslide. Climb to the South and touch down atop Mt Fyffe at 1602m/ 5200ft for stunning panoramic views of the Kaikōura region. Keep an eye out for wild deer and chamois as we fly down the face of Mt Fyffe before landing back in Kaikōura. This 45-minute trip includes an alpine landing and a snow landing during winter. If you can't find the departure time you'd like, please email info@kaikourahelicopters.com or call us on +64 3 319 6609 for more availability. Minimum per person fares are required for flights to depart and infants aged 0 to 2 years old fly free of charge and are seated on a paying adult's lap. Full terms and conditions can be found on https://gchaviation.com/terms/kaikoura-terms/.
Itinerary

-Lifting off from beachfront helipads
-Flying up the Puhi Puhi Valley
-Flying over private farmland and into remote DOC land
-Flying through the Hapuku Gorge
-Viewing giant cracks in the hillsides
-Viewing the landslide that formed the Hapuku “Quake Lake”
-Climbing to the South
-Touching down atop Mt Fyffe
-Viewing the Kaikōura region
-Spotting wild deer and chamois
-Flying down the face of Mt Fyffe
-Landing back in Kaikōura township
-45 minute trip including alpine landing
-Aircraft used at the discretion of Kaikōura Helicopters
-Infants aged 0-2 fly free of charge

Starting Location
6 West End, Kaikōura 7300, New Zealand.
Itineraries are subject to change.
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