-Heli Biking-


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

Minimum of 2 per trip

Perfect for

Families, children aged 12+
New to heli-biking

Track Description

Rolling hills, wide open tracks, views for miles


Price: $650



 This is an experience like no other! Beginning with a helicopter flight over Lake Wanaka to Mt Burke, you'll bike down the mountain with uninterrupted views of Lake Wanaka and beyond. Mt Burke is a privately owned working farm station situated between Lake Hawea and Lake Wanaka, its commonly regarded as the most scenic farm in Wanaka. Once at the lake edge your boat trip awaits. Travelling firstly to the famous Mou Waho Island (lake on an island on a lake on an island!). After an hours self guided walk exploring here enjoy a boat trip back to Wanaka to finish. If you're after an experience thats not just about the biking but rather the whole Wanaka experience, look no further! This is the 'do it all package'. Helicopter, views, biking, boat, maximum good times! $



Elevation - 1460m

Distance - 12km

Time - 4 hours

Grade  - Intermediate

Minimum of 2 per trip

Perfect for

Intermediate riders with some mountain biking
Scenery hunters
Couples with different abilities

Track Description

Farm tracks, moderate slope, wide open spaces, glorious views


Price: $899


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

Minimum of 2 per trip

Perfect for

Intermediate riders
Couples with differing abilities
Riders looking for an iconic NZ heli biking experience

Track Description

Highest heli-access mountain bike track in NZ, dual single track, downhill fun!



Price: $750


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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?

Outside I-SITE

103 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand