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Tandem Parasail Flight over the Bay of Islands

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  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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Tandem Parasail Flight over the Bay of Islands
From US$ 63.63
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Want to share the parasailing experience with your friend or partner? Take a tandem parasail flight and both of you can enjoy the awesome views and fly high together.
US$ 63.63
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Want to share the parasailing experience with your friend or partner? Take a tandem parasail flight and both of you can enjoy the awesome views and fly high together.
US$ 63.63
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Want to share the parasailing experience with your friend or partner? Take a tandem parasail flight and both of you can enjoy the awesome views and fly high together.
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Overview

Experience flying 1200 feet high over the Bay of Islands with a friend, partner or family member on this tandem parasail flight. Your parasail adventure will go for approximately 1-hour. Both of you will enjoy 360-degree aerial views over Paihia, Russell and the Bay of Islands as you soar high together.

What to Expect

Tandem Parasailing in Paihia is the ultimate way to see the spectacular island paradise of the Bay of Islands. Jump on board the specialised parasail boat for the high-flying experience of a lifetime. 

Your tandem parasail flight will have you soaring 1200 feet high above the tranquil blue waters of Paihia, Russell and the Bay of Islands. Enjoy the incredible 360-degree aerial views, and keep an eye out for playful dolphins leaping below you.

First up, when you arrive at the dock on the Paihia Wharf, you'll be fitted into lifejackets and given a boat safety briefing before boarding the parasail boat. As you motor out into the bay, the crew will kit you out in helmets and parasailing harnesses. They'll explain how they work and fit best for comfort. Once at the flight zone, you'll get a final briefing about the parasailing procedures and safety, then the first flyers are ready to go.

As the boat accelerates, the parasail will lift you off the launching deck and into the air. Once airborne, the towline is slowly released by winch and you'll soar into the air, high above the water. After a few minutes you'll be at maximum altitude, so you can take in the amazing views over the Bay of Islands. When it's time to descend again, we'll slowly bring you back to the boat to land gently on the deck – without even getting your feet wet!

As the boat can carry up to 13 passengers, it usually takes around an hour to complete the trip. When you're not in the air, there's plenty of opportunity to enjoy the ride and take loads of photos of friends, family and others experiencing the thrill of parasailing.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile
Such a thrill!

Our first time parasailing. The crew were super professional and friendly and the boat and equipment was first class. We also went for a 3 hour boat trip to see the spectacular Islands and hole in the rock. The guides were very knowledgeable. Would highly...More

1  Thank SamK3343
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Experience!

Absolutely amazing experience. The facilitators were very friendly, informative and great to talk to. They made you feel welcome. This is an attraction I would definitely recommend to anyone who likes something exhilarating but also relaxing. Great job!

2  Thank BHAB8990
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile
1st timer parasailer ...

Well it was my first time parasailing and what better place to do it than in Paihia Bay of Islands with Glen and Lyn. Just the two of us altho my fiance had done it before and re-assured me I was gonna be fine !...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 20 March 2018
Exhilirating experience

Had a great tandem parasail experience with Glen and his team today . Wonderful and friendly communication throughout the booking process. Would highly recommend this activity and parasail company.

1  Thank GMDAuckland
Reviewed 12 March 2018
Great, smooth sailing experience!

First time parasailing and enjoyed it immensely - crew was friendly and easygoing, and the parasailing was much smoother and easier than expected! Ended up going up twice as another girl in our boat needed someone else to go up with her to balance the...More

1  Thank Jennyjennychungchung
ParasailBayofIslands, Owner at Bay of Islands Parasail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Sounds like you certainly had an amazing time and thanks very much form your review. Yes, you often see dolphins and other marine life on parasail trips....it's pretty cool. Glen and the team

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Michael J
29 April 2018|
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