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Coastwide Helicopters is part of the commercial division of the GCH Aviation Group with its operational base at Greymouth airport.

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Heli-Biking experience lifts soon to life off from Greymouth!

Experience stunning views to the start of you heli-bike adventure by helicopter of the West Coast of the Southern Alps.

Paparoa Track Heli Bike lift

Get your bike adventure of to a flying start with a heli bike lift with Coastwide Helicopters.

The Paparoa track on the West Coast of the South Island is New Zealand’s latest ‘Great Walk’ to be formed as a shared walking and mountain biking track.

If an uphill climb for over 2 hours is not your thing or your ability to bike uphill is limited. The helicopter allows you the opportunity to experience a less strenuous start to your journey.

A heli-bike lift to Ces Hut will allow you to cut out 800-1000m vertical climb, about 10-15km

The track is achievable in 1 day for experienced mountain bikers with a heli lift to Ces Point Hut.

The 56.2 km track is maintained to an advanced Grade 4 mountain biking standard.

A myriad biking adventure through alpine tops, limestone karst landscapes and thriving rainforests.

Completion of the track in a day is possible for experienced mountain bikers with a heli-bike lift, with GCH Aviation Coastwide.

Experience stunning views to the start of you heli-bike adventure by helicopter of the West Coast of the Southern Alps. Depending on your departure point, on a good day you will see views of Aoraki Mount Cook.

Experience the beautiful remote West Coast scenery at your leisurely pace on your bike!

Have fun while getting fit and seeing New Zealand up close, improve on your biking skills and technique on the track at your pace.

Plan your trip wisely – take a beacon, plenty of water, book your huts if you wish to stay a night or two.

Up to 4 pax and bikes can travel per helicopter load at a cost of initially $375pp. This is the flight departing from our Coastwide Helicopter base at Greymouth Airport.

When there is more than 4 pax we can offer a cheaper option for the *second load if bikers make their way to the staging point of smoko car park $245pp (* only when an initial first load from Greymouth has taken place)

Coastwide Helicopters:

GCH Aviation is widely respected as one of New Zealand’s premier aviation operators, providing all aspects of tourism and charter helicopter, jet and fixed wing flights, air ambulance and helicopter rescue operations along with other commercial flying services.

Coastwide Helicopters is part of the commercial division of the GCH Aviation Group with its operational base at Greymouth airport.

Coastwide Helicopters have been part of the GCH Aviation group of companies since 2017. Prior to that Coastwide Helicopters have been part of the West Coast aviation sector since 1987.

For Travel/Trade please contact: marketing@gchaviation.com

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Greymouth Aerodrome, Merrick Street, Blaketown, Greymouth
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