Chuffed’s office is open 9:00 to 4:00 New Zealand time, Monday to Friday, to help with your queries.  Call 07 571 1950

For many years visitors have come to the Bay of Islands to venture through this top New Zealand icon the Hole in the Rock on boats, Salt Air have flown them over it thousands of times, and it has been admired by many for its unique appearance and history.

Now, with the formal blessing of Motu Kokako Ahuwhenua Trust, you can experience it up close and on foot, landing by helicopter on an exclusive helipad on top of the island.

Very few people in history, including Maori, have ever ventured on the island in this way before. Being surrounded by steep cliffs (over 150 metres high) and stunning scenery looking towards Cape Brett and its surrounds, this unique landing location will no doubt appeal to the adventurous.

The adventure of the scenic flight, exciting landing on the Hole in the Rock and cultural aspects will combine to reward youwith a thrilling and utterly unique New Zealand experience.

Helicopter Hole in the Rock Landing Flight

45 Minutes

$999 NZD

Helicopter experience with a landing at the Hole in the Rock

Experience provided by

Salt Air

Important Information
  • Minimum of 2 passengers
  • Departure times are booked on demand, subject to weather conditions
  • Departure is from a Paihia helipad

Get $10 off Chuffed

Sign up to Chuffed and get $10 off your first Chuffed Experience Gift Box.

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.