With its magical sandy beaches, Waiheke Island makes a favourite destination for an unforgettable getaway. Join us on this mesmerizing flight over the beautiful islands of the Hauraki Gulf as we land on the tranquil waters of Man O’ War Bay. Relax and wind down by enjoying a full range of award winning wines with a lunch platter. The Man O’ War vineyard provides a one-of-a-kind first class wine-tasting experience that is sure to leave you wanting to return again.
Passengers are expected to check-in at Auckland Seaplane’s base 20 minutes prior to departure time where their weight details will be taken.They are escorted to the pontoon and a safety briefing by the Pilot then follows.Once on board the aircraft, passengers will cruise into the Auckland Harbour Aerodrome ready for take-off, enjoying views of yachts and the city skyline from the water.Once airborne, passengers are flown past Devonport, Lake Pupuke, Auckland’s youngest volcano Rangitoto, Motutapu Island and Waiheke Island before landing at Man O’ War Bay. Passengers then hop off the seaplane and onto the lawns at Man O’ War Vineyards. There they enjoy an award-winning wine-tasting with a lunch platter. 2 hours later they are guided back to the beach where they hop on board the seaplane once again. Passengers are then flown over a different scenic route over Motuihe Island and Brown’s Island Volcano. The Pilot will provide an extensive historical commentary throughout the flight.Passengers land back in the Auckland Harbour and cruise into North Wharf for disembarking.Bookings: 2 Pax minimumSuggested Times: 11am, 12pm, 4:30pm onwards. Times are subject to tides.