A CHARTERED DC3 FLIGHT IS SURE TO GET YOUR NEXT EVENT ‘OFF THE GROUND’

Let your captain and crew fly you back in time with your own private charter over Auckland or throughout New Zealand. Our charter flights can carry up to 30 passengers in comfortable commercial aircraft seating. Enjoy the friendly, professional in-flight cabin service provided by our crew while you look out on the spectacular views below. With the rumble of the Pratt & Whitney engine and 1940s music in the cabin, you and your guests will experience “flying as it used to be”.

Popular with corporate groups, tour groups, schools, families, retirement villagers and RSAs, our charter flights make for a memorable end-of-year event, conference activity, special birthday or anniversary. Charters can be booked for any day of the week and are weather permitting for your comfort.

Choose from our ½-hour Auckland City Classic Tour or a longer 1-hour flight over the region. Alternatively you may wish to enquire about where else in New Zealand we can take you.

Auckland City Classic Tour (½ Hour)

Heading north, we pass over the jet aircraft and large runway of the international airport. Look down into the volcanic craters of One Tree Hill, Mt Eden and Auckland Domain and take in the view over Auckland City, the Harbour Bridge and the Viaduct. We circuit the SkyTower and orbit both sides of the stunning Auckland Harbour, then head over to the North Shore and Rangitoto Island. Finally we turn south and follow the Eastern Beaches to land back at Ardmore. (According to wind direction, the route may be reversed.)
Cost: $2200 +gst for up to 30 passengers

Auckland City Classic and Gulf Tour (1 Hour)

In this extended version of the Auckland City Classic Tour, we first fly you over the sights of the city (see the full itinerary above). We then head east for a further 30 minutes spent exploring the islands and coastline of the spectacular Hauraki Gulf. Prior to take off, your pilots will open up their Fly DC3 maps, lean across the map table and help you design and create your very own tour according to your requests.
Cost: $4400 +gst for up to 30 passengers

Island Discovery Tour (1 Hour)

This popular tour takes in Great Barrier Island and the Hauraki Gulf. You and your guests will board the DC3 and head northeast over Waiheke Island and Cape Colville at the tip of the Coromandel Peninsula. Look down on the spectacular beaches of Great Barrier Island then head back toward the Hauraki Gulf, flying over Kawau and the Gulf Harbour on Whangaparoa Peninsula. Circling back to the city you’ll pass over Rangitoto Island and the Eastern Beaches before starting your descent into Ardmore.
Cost: $4400+gstfor up to 30 passengers

West Coast Safari Tour (1 Hour)

You may have to jostle with your fellow passengers for window space as you look down on the West Coast as you have never seen it before. First we head north over the international airport and city, then fly low and slow over the stunningly beautiful, isolated and rugged West Coast. Take in a different perspective of the surf beaches of Piha and Muriwai, discover the Kaipara Harbour and circle over the vineyards of Warkworth before heading back to Auckland via the Hibiscus Coast and North Shore.
Cost: $4400 +gst for up to 30 passengers

Coromandel Coastline Tour (1 Hour)

Discover the sparkling turquoise waters and rugged green coast of the Coromandel with this unique tour. Depart Auckland and fly directly for Cape Colville at the tip of the Coromandel Peninsula. Head over to Great Mercury Island, then back across to Mercury Bay and over the township of Whitianga. Follow the stunning coastline to orbit the beach and harbour at Pauanui before returning back over the Coromandel Ranges for your descent into Auckland.
Cost: $4400 +gst for up to 30 passengers

Whitianga Day Trip

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life with a relaxing day away at the charming township of Whitianga, located on the picturesque east coast of the Coromandel Peninsular. This is our most popular away from Auckland fly in destination and we can recommend group activities for all age ranges.
Cost: $4400 +gst for up to 30 passengers