$255 – $495
1 – 18 February 2018
Dinner in the Sky

New dates have been confirmed for the very first Dinner In The Sky event in New Zealand and you can be amongst the first to experience this truly unique dining experience, this summer, next to The Cloud at Queens Wharf, Auckland.

Dinner in the Sky will showcase some of New Zealand’s best restaurants as well as this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards winners, so whether you’re joining in for one of brunch, lunch, cocktail, wine tasting or dinner flights, your taste buds are in for a gastronomic treat. Suspended 50 meters high, you’ll enjoy fantastic views across the Auckland Harbour and back towards the city, on the most exclusive and intimate chef’s table in town.

Each day of the event will have seven flights: one brunch, two lunches, one wine tasting, one cocktail and two dinner flights. The table holds a maximum of 22 guests who are strapped into their seats so that they’re totally safe and secure when they’re raised 50 metres up in the sky, the same height of a twenty-story building. 

Some of New Zealand’s finest restaurants and most popular chefs will be taking part in this truly unique culinary festival in the sky including Master Chef judge and restaurant owner, Chef Simon Gault of Giraffe, My Kitchen Rules judge and host, Chef Gareth Stewart of Euro, restaurant owner, Chef Phil Clark of Phil’s Kitchen, Head Chef Fraser Shenton of Fish, Executive Chef Juan Balsani of Augustus Bistro and Chef Giulio Sturla, owner of athe highly-acclaimed Roots, whose flying in from Christchurch just for this event.

The wine tasting flights will feature exclusively trophy winners from the recent Air New Zealand Wine Awards treating guests to the best of the best New Zealand wines.

For those who really want to treat themselves to all the trimmings, combining absolutely the finest wines and food, every evening’s second dinner comes with a pre-dinner wine tasting of some of this year’s wine award winners in the VIP ground lounge, the perfect start to your evening.

Tickets range from $255 for cocktails in the sky up to $495 for the full monty of a pre-dinner wine tasting exclusively of Air New Zealand Wine Awards Trophy winners followed by a five course Dinner In The Sky. Free flowing wine and Champagne are included in the lunch and dinner flights. 

The intoxicating combination of excitement and serenity, sat at our table in the sky is like no other and we can’t wait to have you on board. The three-week opening season starts on Thursday 1 February and runs through to Sunday 18 February. See you in the sky soon.

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Flat fee of $7 per day on weekends at Fanshawe Street carpark. Find out more.

Kids ride free on public transport on weekends and public holidays. Find out more

Last updated: 11 June 2019