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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 21 February 2018

Amazing does not do justice to this experience. First, the guy that did the booking was fabulous. He was so friendly and approachable and made me feel completely welcome. I was booking as a single person (website says tour requires minimum of 2 people to...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thanks you so much for your wonderful comments and sharing this on Tripadvisor, Cheers from the Salt Air team!

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Weather delayed trip by 3 days it was so worth the wait. Brandon our pilot gave a great commentary. Making sure everyone was ok throughout the flight. It’s hard to say just how spectacular this trip is. Seeing everything from above is an awesome experience....More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Good to hear the weather came right during your stay and you enjoyed our Cape Reinga Tour, thanks for your great review!

Reviewed 7 February 2018

We were lucky to have our coach trip to Cape Reinga cancelled due to a Cyclone, so to enable us to do the trip we opted for the small plane. How lucky were we, it was a fantastic trip with the most amazing views on...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review! we're glad to hear you enjoyed the trip :)

Reviewed 5 February 2018

This tour was amazing from the moment we were picked up in Paihia and taken to catch the flight in Kerikeri, there were only two of us on the flight and communication was brilliant, we saw everything there was to see, loved landing on the...More

1  Thank 106emt
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Sounds like you had a great tour with us up to Cape Reinga. We appreciate the excellent review thanks!

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

SALT Air tours offers many different tours via helicopter and fixed wing aircraft but on this occasion, we flew with Brandon in the GA8 Airvan to the very northern tip of New Zealand. The service and flight was excellent, the whole trip taking a bit...More

Thank Chris G
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Such awesome feedback from your tour with us, thank you so much for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. Cheers from the Salt Air team :-)

Reviewed 29 December 2017

So much fun and highly recommend this! Our guides were knowledgeable and spent so much time showing us the area, you could also tell they loved what they did. I was nervous to fly but it is totally fine and safe. Well worth it.

1  Thank Lauren R
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Great feedback, thanks so much. We're pleased you felt safe and enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 27 December 2017

We really enjoyed the half day flight/tour to Cape Reinga. We were a little delayed taking off due to a bit of bad weather, but once that cleared we took off and were rewarded with some great views over the Bay of Islands, 90 Mile...More

1  Thank Debbie H
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks very much for your great recommendation and rating for our Cape Reinga Tour - glad you had an excellent day with us.

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a must do when visiting the Northland. We went by plane (there is also a helicopter tour available). A nice low altitude flight with fantastic views, a few stops by car after the half way touch down on a grass field, and...More

1  Thank Björn M
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Glad you enjoyed our Cape Reinga Tour by aeroplane, we appreciate the great review!

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

A must do! We felt extremely comfortable during the whole tour as Caity and Adam were extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and warm. We learnt new things such as paddle boarding and eating a sea urchin (see our pics below) - if it wasn’t for Caity and...More

1  Thank shayana k
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Sounds like you had a great day on our Heli Cruise! Thanks so much for the wonderful feedback.

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

My wife is not a great flyer but she really enjoyed the trip up to cape. It is a stunning way to see the tip of the North Island. Karen was great with the minibus, taking us to the lighthouse, beach and dune surfing as...More

1  Thank mikeyskay
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Wonderful to hear you both enjoyed the trip to Cape Reinga, glad it all went well. Cheers from the Salt Air team.

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