Mount Michael Heli Tasting

Too small to operate a cellar door, instead we open up Mount Michael itself for private heli-tastings.


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Make the most of your trip to Central Otago and fly over the many vineyards of our award winning wine region. Departing from Cromwell the flight whilst short explores Bannockburn, then follows Lake Dunstan to the banks of Lowburn only to ascend Mount Michael.

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From the top is a 360 degree view of the Gibbston Valley, Bannockburn, Lowburn, across the lake to Bendigo and down to Wanaka. From the landing point guests are within a couple of hundred metres of the 45th Parallel. Enjoy the elements whilst sampling our boutique wines and matched cheese crate of locally sourced and boutique products.

We work with Heliview and their luxury MD 600N helicopter. Charters can accomodate up to six people from $250 per person.

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Physical address

Mount Michael Heli Tasting, 5a Lowburn Valley Road, Lowburn, Cromwell, Central Otago, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
45 minutes from Queenstown Airport
Proximity to town:
10 minutes from Cromwell

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $250.00

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