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Salt Air Tours

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Address: 69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-402 8338
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Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a...

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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The best way to see 90 Mile beach

We took the flight from Bay of Islands airport we slowly went up 90 Mile beach on the west side and then landed at a private airstrip. From here we had a minibus ride to Cape... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the flight from Bay of Islands airport we slowly went up 90 Mile beach on the west side and then landed at a private airstrip. From here we had a minibus ride to Cape Reinga, a nearby bay for coffee and the to the Gigantic dunes for sand boarding. What fun. Then back to the plane for the... More 

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the tour, certainly appreciate your great comments. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 4.5 hour fly/drive tour of Cape Riega and surrounds was absolutely superb, and one of the highlights of our month long visit to New Zealand. We stayed in Russell and took an early morning ferry to Paihai, where we met by a Salt Air driver who took us on a quick drive to Kerikeri airport. From there we took... More 

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Such a wonderful review of our aeroplane Cape Reinga Tour, thanks so much for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. Great that you found it such a memorable experience while in NZ. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brillant, very enjoyable trip, staff very pleasant and very helpful, should be a must on any trip to the bay of islands.

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Great review, thanks! It certainly is the best way to see the Bay of Islands, glad you enjoyed it. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I did the trip out to the hole in the rock island in the little Raven four seater. Great fun, great views and a great pilot. Rock landing was a little hairy because of the wind but fun searching for geckos. Not the cheapest thing you'll ever do, but for a once in lifetime experience worth every... More 

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Great comments thanks, glad you found it to be such a worthwhile experience. Thanks for sharing your review on Tripadvisor More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a thoroughly enjoyable flight with Daniel. It was the perfect day? The scenery and commentary were both very impressive. Daniel made sure everyone was able to take in the views. Well worth it.

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review and share your experience about our flight. Glad Daniel provided such an enjoyable flight for you. Cheers from the Salt Air team. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible scenery. Friendly, informative staff. A fantastic experience, we thoroughly enjoyed it. Would definitely recommend.

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your excellence rating and great comments, we appreciate it! More 

Auch, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The whole experience was fantastic. The staff were very helpful and the views fantastic. Over the Bay of Islands

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and high rating, much appreciated. More 

Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We did the fly/drive Cape Reinga tour and absolutely loved it! We had a great pilot -Daniel who gave us commentary while flying over the most stunning scenery you could hope to see. Seeing it all from the air gave us a great concept of the Islands, beaches and landscape- just stunning. We then had Joyce take us up to... More 

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Wonderful review thanks for your comments, great to hear Daniel and Joyce provided such a memorable experience for you. Cheers from the Salt Air team. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Grant, Manu and the team behind the scenes, they helped me to pull off an amazing proposal on the hole in the rock . . A day she will never forget, I would not hesitate to recommend Grant and his team, they provide a professional range of air services in the north second to none. Whether you wish... More 

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

It's certainly our pleasure to help out with such a special occasion! We're glad it went so well :-) Congratulations and thanks for your wonderful comments. From the Salt Air team. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Our tour took us up the west coast, around the top of the island where the oceans meet and down the east coast. What a magical way to see the far north! Our pilot, Daniel, picked us up from our accommodation in a comfortable van for the 20 minute drive to the airport. Once there we had a quick safety... More 

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review of our Cape Reinga aeroplane tour, we appreciate your great feedback! More 

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