If you are looking for something exciting and different to do, Mt Hutt Helicopters have partnered up with top activity operators in this beautiful part of the country to offer some fantastic activity and adventure combos. Please just hit the + sign next to the options below to find out more about your next adventure or simply contact us so we can help tailor your trip!
Let Mt Hutt Helicopters take you on a spectacular scenic flight high over the Canterbury Plains and foothills of the Southern Alps before enjoying the adrenaline pumping action of a thrilling jet boat ride along the braided river channels of the Rakaia River with Discovery Jet. We can arrange flights and river trips to suit your time frame, so call us and let us help you plan your next adrenaline fix.
Helicopter Option 1:
A scenic flight taking you high above the Canterbury Plains and Rakaia River.
Enjoy spectacular views to Lake Coleridge and the splendour of the Southern Alps Foothills.

Helicopter Option 2:
A scenic flight which takes you high over the Rakaia River system and up into the foothills of the Southern Alps.
Enjoy a photo opportunity with an spectacular mountain landing and views of the rugged peaks of the Southern Alps
before heading around Mt Hutt Ski Area and back down into the Rakaia River Gorge.

discovery-jetOnce you are ready for the next stage of this exciting combo, you’ll need to hang on tight as the jetboat driver skillfully weaves the jet boat through the intricate network of braided river channels, skimming along stony banks and through gushing opalescent blue waters rich with salmon and trout. As you journey through the gorge, the wind ripping through your hair and water spraying with every carefully-calculated twist and turn, soak in the dramatic scenery. The drivers know the river better than anyone and will unveil to you all its treasures and provide you with access to spots others can only dream of.

Minimum of 2 people.
All trips are weather and river conditions dependent.

Clay shooting image with logoEnjoy a scenic flight from Methven across the Rakaia River to Terrace Downs resort where you can channel your inner Robin Hood with Archery, test your skills in Clay Shooting or try the Mini Olympic Challenge. NewZengland Clay Shooting and Archery Services cater for all ages and abilities, ensuring simplicity for the beginner and a challenge for the more experienced. This makes a fantastic and entertaining activity for individuals and family groups alike. When your hours of fun are finished return to Methven via road.
Prices from $328pp | Minimum of 2 people.
Enjoy a scenic flight from Methven across the Rakaia River to Terrace Downs Resort for a game of golf at this world class course. Terrace Downs Golf Resort is ranked as one of New Zealand’s top five for layout and is the only high country golf course to make the grade.   Add to that the classic golfer’s lunch of a beer and steak sandwich and your day will be complete. Return to Methven via road or ask us about a return flight if desired.
Minimum of 2 people.
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