New Zealand offers stunning views from land, sea and air. With its beautiful coastline, the flight north to the Bay of Islands from Auckland, can be nothing short of spectacular. In addition to fixed wing craft, helicopters can make for a short and sweet ride. There are a number of helicopter charter operators available on the Auckland Airport website: Auckland Airport Helicopter Charter.
The NZ Herald reported this week that a new terminal and hangar is due to open in November catering to increase demand from luxury tourist market. The new terminal will be 200m from the international terminal, allowing helicopters to be Auckland Airport-based. It will be built, owned and managed by Helicopter Me. Along with many operators, they offer packages for flights and luxury accommodation to places such as Eagles Nest and Kauri Cliffs. Locally, Salt Air in the Bay of Islands also offers charter flights.
However, it is not just luxury tourists who are looking to the sky. New Zealand property owners and those such as my clients who are in the market for property, find helicopters an efficient and convenient way to travel. Given the layout of the Bay of Islands with its waterways, peninsulas and islands, an aerial view is certainly a quick way to get your bearings. It is also a very enjoyable way to take in the superb views.
That’s the thing about helicopters though – they may be undeniably fast but can leave you wanting to spend more time in the sky.
Pictured: Helicopter at Edmonds Road Waterfront offered for sale by Luxury Real Estate. If you would like further information or an appointment to view properties for sale in the Bay of Islands, please contact me on 0212 444 888.
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