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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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11 Brigham Street | Wynyard Quarter, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at Auckland Seaplanes is great, they are all so helpful and friendly. If you have the time to experience a seaplane ride definitely do it with these guys. You get to see how beautiful Auckland is from above. experiencing a seaplane ride is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an incredible time, I went on a business trip and took out some client with us, everyone had a great time. We couldn't stop taking photos. The crew were amazing, very friendly and highly experienced. The views were breath taking. I highly recommend Auckland...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a visitor from UK I was very happy to be able to take my newly married daughter and her husband, who live in NZ, together with my youngest daughter, who was with me also from UK, on this experience. Both my daughters are petrified...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful way for a family to celebrate a 50th birthday. Great views flying up over the North Shore and Hauraki Gulf islands. So close to viewing everything below. Very tasty and well put together 3 course lunch at the Beach House. Idyllic setting looking out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

I was just roaming around the Wharf area to have some beer. Suddenly I saw the ad from "Auckland Seaplanes" and hit their office for enquiry. Fortunately, I got the slot for next day. I got some offer too in the price value. Next day...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amartya C
Seaplanes_Akl, Office Admin at Auckland Seaplanes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you Amartya for your review. It was a pleasure having you on board and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your first experience in a seaplane. Best Wishes, Sarah

Reviewed 31 October 2018

My dad and I had the best time! After a brief safety video, we boarded the awesome de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Seaplane! What an amazing plane! The pilot was very professional and making sure this is a safe and enjoyable ride. Great views throughout...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ThomasNY
Seaplanes_Akl, Office Admin at Auckland Seaplanes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for your great feedback. I totally agree, there is no better way to see the city than from the seaplane. our crew are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your flight. Best wishes, Sarah

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Amazing experience seeing the Hauraki Gulf and Auckland city from above, Paul the pilot was very knowledgeable and engaging, Nick and the rest of the crew very friendly and accommodating, highly recommended.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank designant2018
Seaplanes_Akl, Office Admin at Auckland Seaplanes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for great review. It is great to hear our crew made the experience amazing for you. Kind Regards, Sarah

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Great experience flying over Auckland Harbour, Rangitoto and around the Sky Tower. Enjoyed it immensely.

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Seaplanes_Akl, Office Admin at Auckland Seaplanes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for your great feedback. We are happy to hear that you really enjoyed seeing Auckland from above. Best Wishes, Sarah

Reviewed 24 October 2018

I would highly recommend this experience to anyone. Fabulous views of Rangitoto, Devonport, Auckland CBD and the Sky tower. Helpful staff and a great commentary from our pilot Paul.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JulesM1967
Seaplanes_Akl, Office admin at Auckland Seaplanes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you Jules for your great review. We are very glad that you enjoyed your flight and we would love to fly with you again. Kind Regards, Sarah

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Great way to spend a sunny afternoon looking down on the many islands of the Hauraki Gulf. Great commentary and service by pilot and land staff too!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Seaplanes_Akl, Office Admin at Auckland Seaplanes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you for your review Anne! We are so glad that you enjoyed the good weather and our pilots commentary.

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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
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