Southern Lights by Flight

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Valid for sales to: 30 Oct 2021

Southern Lights by Flight

Join Viva Expeditions and Aurora hunter and astrophysicist Dr Ian Griffin & a team of expert astronomers and fly into the night, to witness of the world’s most magical natural phenomena. Take off onboard an Air New Zealand Dreamliner, you will head south over the Southern Ocean towards Antarctica, aiming for latitudes of 62 degrees south where the Aurora Australis is brightest. The duration of the flight is approximately 10 hours, and the Aurora can typically be seen after about two and a half hours flying – it’s an experience like no other.

We will take you far away from light pollution, to see a magical and unforgettable display with uninterrupted view of the southern lights. Along the way you will see constellations, stars, and planets as you have never witnessed them before. 

Throughout the flights you will receive a full inflight catering service in both business and economy classes. Expert astronomers will provide information on route about how an aurora is created, as well as pointing out their favourite night sky objects. They will instruct you on how to photograph an Aurora and we will have a photographer onboard to assist on how best to use your cameras.

Book with confidence knowing that should COVID cause the cancellation or delay of your flight your money will be refunded*


All seating classes will experience and an unforgettable round-trip including:
  • Two full-service Air New Zealand meals plus in-flight snacks.
  • Celebrate your adventure with champagne, wine, beer, spirits, and soft drinks as you enjoy a full bar service onboard.
  • Choose your viewing on the state-of-theart entertainment system when outside of the Aurora Zone.
  • Learn about the Aurora, how it is formed and how best to capture it on your cameras with an expert team of Astronomers & Photographers onboard.


Christchurch: 22 March 2021

Business Premier Class - per person fr $5,995* Enquire Now
Business Premier Plus Class - per person fr $6,995* Enquire Now
Econmy Class (No Wing) - per person fr $2,145* Enquire Now
Economy Class (Limited view)- per person fr $1,195* Enquire Now
Economy Class (Wing) - per person fr $1,945* Enquire Now
Economy SkyCouch - per person fr $3,290* Enquire Now
Premium Economy Class - per person fr $3,995* Enquire Now

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