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Salt Air Tours

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Address: 69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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+64 9-402 8338
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a...

Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a unique and memorable experience of the Bay of Islands and Northland from the air with spectacular coastline views and island scenery. Our guided tour options and island escapes will also leave you with an appreciation of our beaches, local history, culture and coastal environment that is uniquely Northland.

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Scenic airplane flight to Cape Reinga

My husband and I are Kiwis living in Auckland who are holidaying in Bay of islands on limited time. We booked the Salt air scenic flight 2 days before our flight by walking into... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Lisa R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I are Kiwis living in Auckland who are holidaying in Bay of islands on limited time. We booked the Salt air scenic flight 2 days before our flight by walking into their Paihia office. On the day we made our way to the office where we were then driven to the airport. Our pilot, Brendan soon whisked... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at the office are very welcoming and informative and make sure you are booking the right flight for your wants. Pilot was very informative and was able to provide a lot of information about the region as we headed to the Hole in the Rock, I was really surprised to hear how many islands were fully or partially... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really well done from start to finish. The staff made it all a great experience especially Adam who was so genuine, friendly and informative. We recommend this trip to anyone wanting to get a taste of the Bay of Islands.

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Thank KK700
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Great to hear the team provided such good service and you recommend the Heli Cruise, thanks for your kind words. More 

Derrinallum, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful experience. The scenery is just amazing. The pilot was very informative and the flight very smooth. I was on a day visit from a Cruise ship.

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Thank _savagejanet3
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Perfect thing to do when visiting on a cruise ship for the day and short on time - thanks for flying with us :-) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 20 minute flight was a highlight. The staff and crew were fantastic and added to our fantastic holiday. Thank you Salt Air.

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Thank 250stanleyk
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Certainly our pleasure to provide you with a great experience while visiting the Bay of Islands. Thanks for your kind words. More 

Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the coastal tour in the helicopter from Paihia. Beautiful day with clear skies. Very little turbulence, friendly informative pilot who told us what we needed to know but was also quiet enough that we could just not the amazing views. Highly recommended, a magical experience.

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Thank 694deborahi
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience and recommending our flight. Cheers from the Salt Air team. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a fabulous trip in a little plane travelling up the west coast to Cape Reinga, then walking to the light house, following by morning tea at a local beach, toboganning down sand dunes, and then flying down the east cost - returning to Keri Keri Airport. If you are stretched for time (or like me, were going to... More 

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Thank Robyn H
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the wonderful review of our Cape Reinga tour, we are pleased you enjoyed it so much. Cheers from the Salt Air team. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We took the flight from Bay of Islands airport we slowly went up 90 Mile beach on the west side and then landed at a private airstrip. From here we had a minibus ride to Cape Reinga, a nearby bay for coffee and the to the Gigantic dunes for sand boarding. What fun. Then back to the plane for the... More 

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Thank SkierLondon
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the tour, certainly appreciate your great comments. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Our 4.5 hour fly/drive tour of Cape Riega and surrounds was absolutely superb, and one of the highlights of our month long visit to New Zealand. We stayed in Russell and took an early morning ferry to Paihai, where we met by a Salt Air driver who took us on a quick drive to Kerikeri airport. From there we took... More 

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Such a wonderful review of our aeroplane Cape Reinga Tour, thanks so much for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. Great that you found it such a memorable experience while in NZ. More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Brillant, very enjoyable trip, staff very pleasant and very helpful, should be a must on any trip to the bay of islands.

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Great review, thanks! It certainly is the best way to see the Bay of Islands, glad you enjoyed it. More 

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