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Auckland Seaplanes Ltd

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AUCKLAND SEAPLANES operates from the Auckland Harbour Aerodrome from where the first pioneering flying boats flew 80 years ago. Fast forward to today; Auckland Seaplane's 8-seater De Havilland Beaver Floatplane can be seen taking off from the heart...more
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11 Brigham Street | Wynyard Quarter, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-390 1121
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow, this seaplane flight was an absolute delight. To see Auckland from the air like that was a true revelation. The views were breathtaking and I am still thinking about this great little journey. The plane itself is terrific and the pilot was so knowledgeable...More

Thank jesssicaleongnz
Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and colleague Jessica and I had the best afternoon taking in our beloved Auckland from the air with Auckland Seaplanes. What a great way to see the city I've lived in for the past 18 years!! The pilot was super friendly, and funny,...More

Thank Anja G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really knowledgeable and personable pilot. Our flight was delayed as there were strong winds but they more than made up for it by flying us all the way out to the airport! Even gave us a small bottle of champagne for the flight as it...More

Thank Aruna N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view . Commentary superb. Very enjoyable. Totally recommend this venture for visitors as well as locals.

Thank Stay95283
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this tour! AT first we thought we might go for a 50 minute tour, but decided on the shorter flight, which ended up perfect. We saw beaches, volcanoes and city sites including Sky Tower. The pilot made the flight fun and comfortable. He...More

Thank shorty9394
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous experience Must do if in Aukland Pilot was excellent. Loved seeing the volcanoes from the air

Thank Jjen2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an experience you just cant have on the ground. The price is not something to think about, you should think about how amazing it could be to fly and see the world in a different way by sea plane. Our pilot Paul was...More

Thank BSengos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such an incredible day that Auckland Seaplanes gave us. We went out the back of Waiheke to visit Nearby islands. Pilots were very welcoming and were very informative. Such a fantastic way to see the gulf. We can’t stop talking about it! 5 gold stars!

Thank martinegoodacre
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Today I had the pleasure of enjoying a brilliant scenic trip around the city and nearby islands. Our pilot was delightful and a mine of information and quips about the areas we flew over. From the initial welcome to the safety video then preflight briefing...More

Thank mik w
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We booked this harbour tour flight a couple of weeks before flying to New Zealand. Chris handled everything and even picked us up at our Ponsonby hotel. We were kept in the loop on the weather situation and were able to fly on the second...More

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Tony G
13 February 2018|
Response from Seaplanes_Akl | Property representative |
Hello Tony, Thanks for your feedback! As discussed, we were notified by our vineyard partners that they did not have enough staff for a private tasting on New Years Day and emailed this to you as soon as we became aware... More