Heli-Gourmet heli dining experience

Alpine or Beachfront Banquets

For a fine dining experience unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, begin by boarding our luxurious Eurocopter and enjoy a scenic flight over our beautiful region on the way to your Heli-Gourmet destination.

On arrival, begin by tasting a selection of wines hand-picked to match the food which you are about to enjoy. Everything is prepared for you to dine in one of the most beautiful and unique locations in New Zealand. Our award winning chef will prepare a delicious five-course lunch, showcasing the freshest regional produce and wild food thoughtfully paired with local wine which is produced right here in the Nelson region.

Once you have enjoyed lunch and the breathtaking views, we head off on a scenic flight, taking in many of the unique sights the region has to offer.

All Heli-Gourmet packages are available from Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough.


Alpine Banquet

Fine dining on a mountain top in the Kahurangi National Park or Richmond Forest Park.

Trip time: 4+ hours / Flight time: 90 minutes / Landings: 3


Beachfront Banquet 

Fine dining in Abel Tasman National Park or on D’Urville Island on one of the most beautiful beaches on Earth.

Trip time: 3+ hours / Flight time: 60 minutes / Landings: 2


Heli Gourmet sample menu

Alpine Banquet
Fresh Baked breads
Whipped truffle butter

Marlborough Sounds Salmon
Apple remoulade, lettuce dressing, snow peas

Wild Venison Fillet
Cucumber paper, seasonal herbs, mustard leaf & red currant gel

Seasonal Leaf
Arnold Estate olive oil

Chocolate Tartlete

Wangapeka Cheese
Quince & rye