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Golden Bay Air

State Highway 60 | Takaka Airport, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
+64 3-525 8725
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Excellent flight from Karamea to Takaka

Very good communication, excellent customer service, very happy with the offered service. Chrissy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan R
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Beautiful flight from Wellington to Takaka

There were strong winds in the forecast and after watching big planes wobble as they took off from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alexandra R
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Let us introduce you to the magic of Golden Bay! Take a stunning scenic flight over the great sand-dunes of Farewell Spit, the golden beaches of Abel Tasman, the ancient mountains of Kahurangi National Park or the wild West Coast. Or simply enjoy a direct scheduled flight between Wellington and Takaka and wrap your transport and scenic flight all in one! We also offer flight and shuttle packages to the Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman for both walkers and bikers. Rental Cars available in Golden Bay.
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“heaphy track” (56 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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State Highway 60 | Takaka Airport, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
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+64 3-525 8725
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good communication, excellent customer service, very happy with the offered service. Chrissy is a great pilot, kept us informed and even shared her “secret” fishing spot with us. Thank you

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were strong winds in the forecast and after watching big planes wobble as they took off from Wellington we were a little worried our little one would be cancelled. We got out to the plane and our pilot Simon went through the safety briefing...More

Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently flew Golden Bay Air from Karamea to Takaka after walking the Heaphy Track. There were 7 people in our group so we chartered 2 planes to pick us all up. Staff were extremely helpful, and more than accommodating when arranging pick up dates...More

Thank oteredowns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a fantastic flight back from the Heaphy. The pilot gave us a good briefing on the weather conditions and about the flight. The landing was the best landing I've had in a small plane.

Thank Reya17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently travelled to Golden Bay on holiday with our two young children (4yo and 1yo). Flying from Wellington with Golden Bay Air meant we could make the most of our week in the Bay without the long boat trip and drive. The team at...More

Thank Cat W
Lisa S, Owner at Golden Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Cat W for such lovely comments - glad we can make it a hassle free trip - we remember those times travelling with young kids! We would love to see you all back again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Heaphy package from Wellington includes 3 flights with Golden Bay Air. They were the icing on the cake of an awesome trip! Customer service was highly professional and efficient with a fabulous, friendly kiwi flavour. The Karamea - Takaka flight was one of the...More

1  Thank mambot2
Lisa S, Owner at Golden Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mambot2 - what an amazing review, thank you so much for your kind words. We are really proud of our team too! Its basically providing the service we would want to receive ourselves.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always such a stunning flight. Greta front seat next to the pilot. Got special fly over Wainui Bay. Always the first choice on how to get to Golden Bay

2  Thank Jo B
Lisa S, Owner at Golden Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Jo B - glad you enjoyed the views from the front seat! Hope to see you again soon...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My flight fo Takaka to Wellington was great. I time saved by not needing to travel to Nelson, so I was able to sp nd more time in the Bay. In flight moments pointing out the sights along the way was great. Friendly crew and...More

1  Thank Shanksta
Lisa S, Owner at Golden Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Shanksta, we totally agree - the more time in the Bay the better! That's what we are here for ;-)

Reviewed 11 January 2018

I recently travelled from Wellington to Takaka and return..What a fantastic trip. I had no idea on arrival what to expect, but from end to end the experience was one of the best that I've had..The level of Customer Service from every team member that...More

1  Thank Sandytbay
Lisa S, Owner at Golden Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Sandytbay - what wonderful words, thank you so much! We all do try to make the journey part of the adventure and looks like this is what you experienced!

Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were efficiently shuttled to the start of the track by Nick and collected by plane from Karamea airport by Simon. His efforts, in particular, to give us an informative and safe flight in weather that was being difficult was really appreciated. This company kept...More

2  Thank netherwood324
Lisa S, Owner at Golden Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Netherwoood324 - thank you for your lovely comments - we do try to make it as easy as possible for our passengers. See you again another time!

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