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Salt Air Tours

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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...more
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69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8338
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Today we went on the half day scenic and tour flight with Sanjeeve and Brendan. It was fantastic. Both guys were very knowledgeable and professional. This is simply a fantastic tour and worth doing. What a way to see the north end of NZ. Really...More

1  Thank Ozimum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a 30min flight over the Bay of Islands which was amazing. The weather was incredible, the book in process was great (you only pay on the day but can prebook) and the staff were excellent. Great experience.

1  Thank Kjm6565
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to Paihia and saw the salt air helicopter, enquired and within a few minutes had paid for the landing at the hole in the rock! Our pilot, Troy was very professional and skilled in his landing at the small helipad on the island....More

1  Thank VicJen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic 20 minute tour in September 2018. Scenery is stunning and the pilot was great, very professional and told us some interesting facts about the area. Well worth the $ and would highly recommend.

Thank Kim D
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your great review, we appreciate your high recommendation of our heli flight.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing, most enjoyable, friendly staff, what more can I say. Was a birthday treat and were certainly not let down in any way, were made to feel special, were picked up in Paihia, driven to KeriKeri for our helicopter flight up to the top of...More

1  Thank 106emt
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback on your flight with us, fantastic that we were able to treat you on your birthday!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had originally booked the half day Cape Reinga tour which involved flying and a road segment. Unfortunately the airstrip used at Cape Reinga was too wet so we were offered an extended non stop flight as an alternative. I was initially dubious but I...More

1  Thank joredders16
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for sharing your experience of our Cape Reinga extended flight option - it truly is a magnificent coastline, so glad you appreciated the views!

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

So glad we could do this flight. The team were great and knowing poor weather was on the way got us in the air on day 1. Great thing to cross off the list.

1  Thank Mike A
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks Mike, we really appreciate your great comments and rating. Glad you enjoyed the flight!

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Brilliant way to see this magnificent part of NZ. Our pilot Daniel had a wonderful knowledge of the area. Everything they say is true and more! You will see views from the air that you cannot access by road. The colours were breathtaking and there...More

1  Thank David V
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

We agree with you David, it's certainly the "Best Way to See Cape Reinga" and we appreciate such high praise. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of this tour.

Reviewed 20 July 2018

This was the best impromptu decision my husband has ever made! We were on a motorcycle tour of the north island. Paihia was day 2 of our trip. We noticed the tour office and inquired about the cost. It's pricy, but he said "Let's do...More

1  Thank 507fridazul
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback on our flight, we're so pleased you found it such a highlight of your trip. Cheers from the Salt Air Team

Reviewed 8 July 2018

My husband and I went for this trip and what an incredible and unforgetable experience. The view was simply breath taking with the pilot/owner was at the helm. We landed on the Hole in the Rock and the pilot explained the history and how they...More

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