Wanaka Bike Tours heli bike trips include all biking equipment, a professional mountain biking guide and helicopter transport to the start of a picturesque downhill journey. Access stunning scenery and explore the backcountry with an experienced guide. Enjoy the Wanaka bike trails and tick off a Wanaka must-do activity.
discover - An INtroduction to Helibiking
This lower elevation trip is perfect for those new to the heli biking experience as you fly up and over the rolling hills of Wanaka. Let our guide tell the local tales that have been floating through these hills for generations as you gradually make your way back down through the stunning views of Mt. Aspiring and surrounding landscapes on bike.
Oh and did we mention the ride finishes at a historic pub!
Elevation - 1000m
Distance - 10km
Time - 3 hours
Grade - Easy
Families, children aged 12+
New to heli-biking
Rolling hills, wide open tracks, views for miles
explore - Mt Burke
This epic trip provides an experience like no other, Mt Burke is one of Wanaka's most unique farm stations offering picture perfect vistas around each and every corner of Lake Wanaka, Lake Hawea and the Southern Alps. The helicopter flight above Lake Wanaka is a must do in itself and we then ride through the landscape where the views are absolutely breathtaking.
Elevation - 1450m
Distance - 18km
Time - 4 hours
Grade - Intermediate
Intermediate riders with some mountain biking
Couples with different abilities
Farm tracks, moderate slope, wide open spaces, glorious views
adventure - Max Vert
Our most popular Heli Bike Tour! Get the maximum out of your heli ride with the most vertical feet!
How about landing at 6500 feet on one of New Zealand's highest mountain bike trails. Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over looking three giant lakes below with breathtaking aerial views of Mt Cook (NZ's highest mountain) and Mt Aspiring towering through the giant snow capped Southern Alps. This is a New Zealand adventure at it's best!
Oh and did we mention this trip also finishes at the area's oldest historic pub!
Elevation - 2000m
Distance - 20km
Time - 5 hours
Grade - Intermediate
Couples with differing abilities
Riders looking for an iconic NZ heli biking experience
Highest heli-access mountain bike track in NZ, dual single track, downhill fun!
Things TO BRING
Riding clothes, suitable footwear, windproof jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera!
What We Provide
Helicopter flight, Latest Model Rental Bike, Helmet, Pads, Gloves
Where do we meet?
103 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand