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Salt Air Tours

69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8338
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Scenic Helicopter Tour Including Hole in the...
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Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter Tour
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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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic first experience in a helicopter. We did the shortest trip to the hole in the rock. The views were spectacular and the staff were very friendly and helpful. A little on the expensive side but a once in a lifetime experience!

Thank Amy Y
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and we're glad you loved the views and our team was friendly. yes helicopters are a more expensive way to fly but we don't believe it is overpriced considering the costs involved to operate them. Thanks for flying with us :-)

Reviewed 10 August 2017

we took the hole in the rock landing tour and it was great the views were spectacular. Landing on the island made me a bit nervous but it was so interesting to get out and have a look around on top seeing the vegetation and...More

Thank margaret l
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Wonderful that you ventured to this wonderful island with us, we're glad you got over your nerves and found it so interesting! Thanks for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor.

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Friendly experienced staff make you feel welcome as soon as you walk in the door. The helicopter flight around the islands and landing on the "hole in the rock" is extra special. Our pilot, Manu,made us feel very comfortable for the entire flight. Dont think...More

Thank rottenest2
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review, our team and Manu appreciate the special mention!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

From pick up to drop off the service was great from Brendan. This was our second trip with Salt air, our first was four years ago in the helicopter. This time it was fixed wing for a two hour trip from Kerikeri up and around...More

Thank Geraint J
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you so much for the great review and comments!

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We booked the extended flight that went out to the hole in the rock and also along the northern coastline. The weather was picture perfect and we had the helicopter to ourselves. Well run operation and professional, safe-conscious company.

Thank waejae_jae
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words! Very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the flight

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Best way to see the Northland Peninsula. Pilot was great, very informative. Stops for coffee and sand tobogganing just the right adds.

1  Thank Porgy17
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thanks so much for your great rating of our Cape Reinga Tour - glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 26 April 2017

In January I took the Salt Air package from Kerikeri Airport to Cape Reinga 1/2 day trip to the far north of New Zealand,7 of us plus the pilot took off from Kerikeri Airport,and I was fortunate to get the seat next to the pilot.The...More

Thank liveitup2015
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Such a wonderful descriptive review of our Cape Reinga Tour, thanks so much. We are pleased you found it such a wonderful experience to remember for your trip to New Zealand.

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We had a perfect afternoon for our helicopter flight out to the Hole in the Rock. It was A wonderful scenic trip which gave us a different view of the area. The Bay of Islands is truly full of Islands which are just like jewels...More

Thank Rae C
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Yes it's such a beautiful area to fly over isn't it! Thanks for flying with us and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor, we appreciate the excellent rating.

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A must do! Wow! Great pilot that showed us the most amazing view over the Bay of Islands. We never would have got to see the Hole in the Rock or Cape Brett without this 20 minute flight. Worth every cent. Super professional company. Highly...More

Thank Susie27868
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thanks so much for your great feedback on our helicopter scenic flight, we appreciate the lovely comments and high recommendation.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had booked the flight to Cape Reinga back in England. Unfortunately we arrived in Paihia at about the same time as Cyclone Debbie, so our flight was cancelled due to the bad weather. We were really keen to take this trip, so seeing that...More

Thank CPK7
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Great decision to stay a bit longer to do our tour! Thanks from all the team on your lovely feedback

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