Taupo NZ Helicopter Hunting & Fishing Charters

The Central North Islands Leader in Wilderness adventure, Luxury remote stays, Scenics and Transfers.

With over 30 years of experience Helisika offers access to breathtaking wilderness in the Lake Taupo and Central North Island regions with a massive variety of escapes and adventures from our three bases,

  • Poronui Station: Our home base a 30 minute drive from Taupo towards Napier. This base is nestled in the foothills of the Kaimanawa and Kaweka Ranges. This is where the majority of our hunting, fishing, commercial work and luxury remote cabin work is based.
  • Taupo Airport. This base and hanger is where our EC130 is based and the majority of our corporate charters and transfers take place from including scenic flights in the Taupo district.
  • Kaimanawa Alpine Adventures (SH1, Desert Road) This is our newest base where we offer a range of tourism adventures such as heli biking, mountain scenic flights and remote glamping.
Helisika provide every type of helicopter service required including

Charter, Transfers, Scenic Flights, Hunting, Fly Fishing, Rafting, Kayaking, Heli Biking, Heli Hiking, Commercial Lifting, and Agricultural operations. 

Corporate Charter and Transfers

Helisika have been transporting high end guest around the North Island for over 30 years. From our three bases at Poronui Station, Taupo Airport and Desert road (State Highway 1) we can offer a huge range of tailored experience’s including:

  • Airport Transfers
  • Golfing Transfers
  • Vineyard Lunches
  • General Transfers
  • Scenic Flights

We offer our charter and transfer services in both our H130  (based at Taupo Airport) or our 2 AS350 helicopters (based at Poronui).

The H130 is the perfect high end helicopter with the space to comfortably transfer 6 guests, fitted with leather seating and noise cancelling headsets. This helicopter is also fitted with side locker cheeks giving us the ability to carry more luggage.

Or our AS350 helicopters can comfortably transfer 5 guest, fitted with carpet, comfortable seating and David Clarke headsets. A pod attachment is also available for the AS350 to carry excess baggage.

For more Info on Charters and Transfers click here.

Sika Hunting and Fly Fishing

Exceptional Sika Deer Hunting & Fly Fishing Access

Our base at Poronui is in close flying proximity to many exceptional hunting and fishing areas. Within these areas, Helisika offers exclusive access to over 40 private hunting blocks.

Sika Deer are what makes us special; our base is located at the original release location of the Sika Deer that were introduced back in 1905, at the head of to the Kaimanawa and Kaweka Ranges. Helisika gets you the closest to these unique animals native to Japan.

The pristine rivers flowing through the ranges are also home to some of the worlds largest brown and rainbow trout. Fly fishermen from all over the world flock to this region every summer to chase the elusive trout in gin clear rivers.

Click here to check out our Sika blocks and drop points.

Click here to learn more about the regions back country fly fishing.

Heli Biking and Mountain Scenic Flights

Kaimanawa Alpine Adventures our newest base located 30 minutes South of Turangi township on SH1 (Waipakihi Road) offers the most spectacular outdoor adventures in the Central North Island.

Our main product is our private heli biking trail called the Kaimanawa Descent

The Kaimanawa Descent is a 23km down hill mountain biking trail, designed to accommodate intermediate to advanced level riders (grade 3). The package begins with a helicopter flight from our base (South Taupō) to the trail head on the Patutu Tops (1673m). The first 15km will see you descend through Kaimanawa alpine tussock country, taking in the spectacular views of the entire Central Plateau and the towering volcanic peaks of the Tongariro National Park. The final 8km twists and turns through New Zealand native mountain beech forest, to finish back at our base on Waipakahi Road. 

We also offer mountain scenic flights over the Tongariro National Park and 3 main volcanic peaks and remote luxury glamping tucked away in the serene Waipakihi River.

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Luxury Remote Cabin (Te Whare Ruruhau)


Welcome to Te Whare Ruruahu. Experience wild perfection; taste our pure mānuka honey; relax in our exclusive wilderness cabin; and explore  wild and pristine ancestral lands.

This land is incredibly remote and only accessible by helicopter – so it’s virtually untouched. Owhaoko’s rugged ranges stir awe and respect.

Nestled between the Kaweka and Kaimanawa forests in the central North Island of New Zealand, a visit to this cabin is a privilege experienced by only a few. 

Experience complete immersion in nature and the luxury of total solitude – there are no roads, no people, no cell coverage, no stress. Just wild perfection.

Choose to relax on the extensive decks, soak in the outdoor bath, stargaze from bed, or explore the surrounding native landscape with sparking rivers, cool forests, swaying valleys of tussock and soaring mountain tops

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Plan your next hunting trip

Like Helisika, our new Hunting website is like no other and potentially a world first. All our sites & blocks information & GPS data is interfaced with Google Maps & Google Earth™ giving our Hunters & Customers a world class experience from their first point of call when planning their next Hunting trip here in New Zealand. 

  • Requires Google Earth – Free Download
  • PC or Mac with Powerful Graphics Card
  • Highspeed Internet Connection (Recommended)
  • Simply download the KML Files from our Blocks & Huts Pages