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3 Jan 2018
“Scenic flight”
12 Mar 2017
“Brilliant way to sea Bay of Islands ”
Swanair provides scenic flights around the Bay of Islands, Hokianga, Waitangi, Cape Reinga, Great Barrier Island and beyond. We provide a free pickup and drop off service from Paihia
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kerikeri Airfield, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 210 614 703
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This onshore excursion was not offered by the cruise company we were with. We found out about it on a flyer at the local fish and chip shop. A lady at the tourist information centre booked the flight for us and were picked up by...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were flown in a small 2 seater plane by Jill a very experienced pilot. She was so knowledgeable about the area and was really friendly. It was the perfect way to see the beauty of the bay of islands and I would highly recommend...More

Thank karont2015
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Awesome experience, highlight of our trip to New Zealand! I was a little nervous as not a fan of flying but Lindsay was a fantastic pilot and the ride was the smoothest flight we've ever been on! They tailored the flight plan to include everything...More

Thank KH42
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Had an amazing flight with Sawnair around the magnificent Bay of Islands. The pilot was very professional and helpful with the naming of the bays and islands, the day was almost cloudless and the view could not have been better. It was the highlight of...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

After discovering beautiful beaches, islands and lagoons we found Swanair in Kerikeri. It was fantastic to get another view on the places we've seen before. Incredible views and interesting and informative chats about the Bay with the pilot. It was amazing!!! The team was great,...More

1  Thank scdbird
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We booked a charter flight for one hour over the Bay of Islands for our parents. This allowed them to choose their own flight path to include areas they wanted to see, including flying past their house. Lindsay (the pilot) was very accommodating to their...More

1  Thank janeF7670XP
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful morning! We were picked up promptly from our hotel by the lovely Mandy who took us to the airfield to meet her husband Felix and our pilot Jill. Along the way she talked about how the morning would run and assured us...More

1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were picked up from the wharf where our cruise ship had docked by Derek. A genuine nice guy. We drove to the airport and chatted all the way learning about the area. Our pilot Lindsay was fabulous gave us highlight history and local knowledge...More

2  Thank jancbowen
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I was picked up by Derek the owner from my motel who drove me to the airfield where I was introduced to the other two passengers and Jill Mortensen our pilot for the flight . Jill ran us through the safety procedure and prepared us...More

1  Thank Frank O
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend a morning! We arrived early and met Derek, the owner, at the airfield. He introduced our pilot Jill and ran us through the safety briefing - this is your life jacket, if you pull this toggle while you're in...More

1  Thank MissTalita
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