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Salt Air Tours

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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...more
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69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This was a fabulous way to see the Cape Reinga and 90 mile beach. We took off from Keri Keri airport in a plane that held about 8 passengers. We had terrific views of the coast line, the rolling hills and farmlands that you would...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Awesome that you found our Cape Reinga Tour so worthwhile and enjoyable. Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 15 April 2018

What a great experience. We had never been in a helicopter before and were really lucky to get a gap in some rather nasty weather so that we could make this trip. An almost perfect end to a wonderful holiday. I can't remember the name...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Awesome that you enjoyed your first helicopter flight with us, thanks so much for your excellent rating for us. Cheers from the Salt Air team.

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Loved this tour, our pilot (Brendan) was great and very informative. Flight was very good and it was a lovely way to fit in the top of New Zealand. We were shown how to toboggan down the sand dunes and provided with tea and muffins....More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks very much for your recommendation of our Cape Reinga Tour by aeroplane - glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Oh my god....this was my first flight in helicopter dont let price scare you spend the extra and take the landing on top of world famous hole in the rock bay of islands this 35 minute flight was worth every dollar the views were breath...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

So wonderful that you're first helicopter flight was with us landing on the Hole in the Rock - glad you loved it and I'm sure you will do more heli flights from now on! Cheers from the Salt Air Team :-)

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This helicopter tour was nothing short of amazing. We lucked out with a clear morning and were rewarded with the most epic views of the gorgeous islands. There is seriously no better way to spend your time at the Bay of Islands. You just can’t...More

1  Thank DaGrisa
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

It's great flying over the Bay of Islands isn't it!! Thanks so much for your feedback and high rating of our scenic flight.

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Great tour on chopper with a very knowledgeable pilot. Best I have found worldwide. Would have like to have gone and landed at the Cape lighthouse maybe next time. A definite must for anyone. Very reasonable level pricing too.

1  Thank totravel18
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Very high praise indeed! We appreciate your excellent review - would love to have you fly with us again if you get the chance. Cheers from the Salt Air Team :-)

Reviewed 10 April 2018

An absolute must, great commentary and the best area I have ever been across. Not only did Cape Reinga Tour (a must for everyone) came back to Bay of Islands Tour preferred the first purely for the scenery

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks for flying with us twice! We appreciate your excellent rating and glad you enjoyed it all.

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had an 8 seater (including the pilot Brendon) plane and the seats are quite tight. Commentary was good throughout the flight point out things of interest, including 90 mile beach (SPOILER: It's not actually 90 miles long, but it is very long). Once landed...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks so much for sharing your experience of our Cape Reinga Tour, you certainly do get to see and do a lot on this tour, glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 4 April 2018

As a family of 4 adults and 2 children we visited the Bay of Islands from our cruise ship. We had left it too late to book the glow worm caves on the ship and therefore popped into the local tour agent to see if...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

We always find for cruise ship visitors that our Bay of Islands helicopter flights are so well received - it's a great way to see the area in a short time. Glad you and the family loved it and it's provided great memories. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Our driver collected us from our B & B in Paihia and our flight departed from Kerikeri. It was an exciting, adventurous and informative tour, and we loved every minute of it. Flying over Northland, seeing the 90 mile beach, the farms, small communities along...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks so much for your recommendation of our Cape Reinga Tour, we appreciate your high praise and glad you found it a must do.

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