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Golden Bay Air

State Highway 60 | Takaka Airport, Takaka 7142, New Zealand
+64 3-525 8725
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Well worth the money

My partner and I did the Grand Tour yesterday and were so pleased with our decision to take the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Golden Bay, New Zealand
Great flight

Great service and thoroughly enjoyable flight. If you’re wanting to get to/from Wellington to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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Let us introduce you to the magic of Golden Bay! Take a stunning scenic flight over the great sand-dunes of Farewell Spit, the golden beaches of Abel Tasman, the ancient mountains of Kahurangi National Park or the wild West Coast. Or simply enjoy a direct scheduled flight between Wellington and Takaka and wrap your transport and scenic flight all in one! We also offer flight and shuttle packages to the Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman for both walkers and bikers. Rental Cars available in Golden Bay.
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State Highway 60 | Takaka Airport, Takaka 7142, New Zealand
+64 3-525 8725
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I did the Grand Tour yesterday and were so pleased with our decision to take the 'ultimate' option and not miss any of these great sights. Our pilot Vincent was informative, friendly and chatty which is always much appreciated, especially when our...More

2  Thank PatonsRock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and thoroughly enjoyable flight. If you’re wanting to get to/from Wellington to Golden Bay, with the bonus of an amazing scenic flight, then this is the way to go.

Thank sophid73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful service to Wellington when you dont feel like negotiating that drive 'over the hill'. Very helpful and friendly staff. The pilot pointing out the landmarks and offering small snippets of info as you fly over the region is icing on the cake. Once again,...More

Thank paula_miles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We turned up without a prior booking on a week day at the Golden Bay Air office and rang the 0800 number displayed there. We were fortunate in being able to take a 45-minute scenic flight over Farewell Spit 90 minutes later. The booking process...More

1  Thank ZubZubZub
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Wow, while New Zealand was falling apart with aviation fuel shortages, Golden bay Air made it through and on schedule with their usual superb service.

2  Thank SianEC
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We flew from Karamea to Takaka then got the shuttle to Brown Hut at the start of the Heaphy Track. Through the whole booking process, flight and shuttle ride, Chris delivered a fantastic service. He was knowledgeable, thorough, and informative, and got us there safely!...More

2  Thank teanau17
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This team of super talented, happy and accommodating people that made our Easter 2017 Tramp of the Heaphy happen! The weather was like it always is when we walk the Heaphy, just foul. About the flight - The rain was coming down and the first...More

2  Thank felicitymorison
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I travel from Golden Bay/Takaka to Wellington for work about once a month. Their service is always very friendly and professional. The pilots always point out the interesting landmarks along the way through this stunning part of New Zealand's landscape. And at 3000 meters you...More

1  Thank YankInNewZealand
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were short of time and wanted to see Farewell Spit. So a flight was the answer. Very helpful staff and the price was very reasonable. Fab scenery and the pilot was very knowledgeable and even tipped the wing so you could get a better...More

Thank Holdenmama
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

An amazing flight over the Heaphy Track - the best way to end the great walk! With a very kind and friendly pilot who pointed out all the sights. Would highly recommend 😀

Thank Joel A
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