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Bay of Islands Parasail
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Parasailing in Paihia is the ultimate way to see the spectacular island paradise of the Bay of Islands. Jump on board our specialised parasail boat for the high-flying experience of a lifetime. Take a solo, tandem or triple parasail flight, and soar...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
5 Arabella Road | Paihia Wharf, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6068
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All reviews felt completely safe these guys highly recommend this activity great height amazing experience yellow boat flying high safety briefing flying kiwi awesome crew take photos great trip glen tandem bay adrenaline parachute
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my good friend had an exceptional day with the parasail. The staff - Thai especially - were great and made us so welcome. #AubreyOnTour

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Extraordinary824287
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Although im not great with heights this was an adrenline rush flying up 400 metres in the air, so worth it. The staff were also had a great sense of humour and were great.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Adam E
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Our first time parasailing. The crew were super professional and friendly and the boat and equipment was first class. We also went for a 3 hour boat trip to see the spectacular Islands and hole in the rock. The guides were very knowledgeable. Would highly...More

1  Thank SamK3343
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is a great experience and probably the best way to enjoy the wonderful Bay of Islands! The crew was super friendly and helpful and the equipment and boat looks very new. Felt very safe even though I'm slightly scared of heights ; ) You...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank vanessa_werder
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great views, great staff and well priced. Good fun. Very safe and well run, takes less than an hour to get you out in the bay and up in the air.

Thank Pjh20
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience. The facilitators were very friendly, informative and great to talk to. They made you feel welcome. This is an attraction I would definitely recommend to anyone who likes something exhilarating but also relaxing. Great job!

2  Thank BHAB8990
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Well it was my first time parasailing and what better place to do it than in Paihia Bay of Islands with Glen and Lyn. Just the two of us altho my fiance had done it before and re-assured me I was gonna be fine !...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Had a great tandem parasail experience with Glen and his team today . Wonderful and friendly communication throughout the booking process. Would highly recommend this activity and parasail company.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank GMDAuckland
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

First time parasailing ,guys were very friendly and helpful. Equipment was new. A must do if in Paihia.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alanahsdad
ParasailBayofIslands, Owner at Bay of Islands Parasail, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Thanks for your review and nice to hear we were accommodating and that it is one of the things to do in Paihia. Glen and the parasail team

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I took my partner and her family flying with Bay of Islands Parasail while they visited from Germany. Everyone from her family, her parents and her younger siblings (12 and 7) mustered up the courage to go flying and once they did they had an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank StapucksRus
ParasailBayofIslands, Owner at Bay of Islands Parasail, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to review your parasailing experience with us and glad to hear you all enjoyed it. We do ensure that it all runs smoothly and you get to have an amazing time. Be great to have you back again....More

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Joanne I
14 May 2018|
Response from ParasailBayOfIslands | Property representative |
Hi Joanne. Yes we are operating with parasailing in February and best would be to email via our website to contact us. Bay of Islands Parasail
22 June 2017|
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Response from groomfamily | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was where the cruise ships dock, only a small place. You will love it, it was awesome.
22 November 2016|
Response from ParasailBayOfIslands | Property representative |
Thanks for your question on weight limits for a tandem parasail. Most of the time we can take up to 220 - 230 kg. If conditions are windy we have to use a smaller chute and this can reduce the weight limit down to around... More