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Bay of Islands Cruise and Scenic Helicopter Tour
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Scenic Helicopter Tour Including Hole in the...
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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 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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69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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"helicopter flight"
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"the east coast"
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Reviewed 14 January 2011

We did the 20min helicopter tour from Pahia to the Hole In The Rock. You cannot see all the islands from land or sea the only way to experience the beauty of this area is from the air. Our pilot was very informative giving a...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2011

Thanks for your comments, we appreciate the feedback and glad to hear you think we stand out for your experiences in New Zealand. The pilot is quite chuffed you loved the landing too.

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Reviewed 6 November 2010

The half day Cape Reinga trip from Paihia is not to be missed. After a short drive to Kerikeri airport we flew Northwards. We had helpful commentary from our pilot with spectacular views up the West Coast with 90 mile beach below. From the little...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2011

We love your comments! Hopefully most people don't have to live on baked beans in order to do our trips but glad you think it's worth it. We always try to ensure everyone feels they've received great value from one of our scenic flights and...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2010

This is a fantastic experience, can't say enough about their helicopter scenic flights over the Bay of Islands. Definitely a must do when in Paihia. Stunning scenery from the air and friendly guide and staff.

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2013

Thanks for recommending our flight on Tripadvisor, much appreciated.

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Reviewed 30 January 2010

Although not the cheapest of excursions available in Paihia, without doubt the best value for money and if within your budget, go for it. Spectacular views over many areas you cannot drive to, or would take hours to get to (if your hire car contract...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2013

Thanks for recommending our flight and tour on Tripadvisor, much appreciated.

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Reviewed 27 May 2007

Not cheap, but worth seeing if you are short on time or want to see the beautiful Bay of Islands from a different perspective. The pilot was professional, funny & informative.

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2013

Thanks for recommending our flight on Tripadvisor, much appreciated.

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