D’Urville Explorer

FLIGHT TIME: 120 minutes
TOUR DURATION: 5 hours +
LANDINGS: 3
Mountain Landing
Beach
Fishing
Food
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D’Urville Island is truly one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets.

Discovered by French explorer Jules Dumont D’Urville, the island is located off the northern coast of the South Island with an area of approximately 150 square km. It is the eighth-largest island of New Zealand, and has around 52 permanent residents. A perfect destination for exploring. Departing Nelson we follow Tasman Bay’s eastern coast line before arriving on D’Urville Island for a spot of helicopter reef fishing. Once we have a decent catch we hop across to a sheltered bay to cook your freshly caught fish. With a cold beer or glass of wine in hand, relax and enjoy the pristine beaches and native bush, you can even take a swim! Our flight home to Nelson tracks via the Mt Richmond Forest Park with a mountain landing.