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Salt Air offers scenic helicopter flights conveniently located from our Heli Pad beside the Paihia Wharf. This is truly an exciting way to view the beautiful Bay of Islands, you will never forget the excitement and stunning views during the flight.
Hole in the Rock
A scenic flight over the beautiful Bay of islands. Fly over the crystal clear turquoise waters of the main island group to the world famous “Hole in the Rock”. The townships of Russell, Paihia & Waitangi are also viewed from the air.
$230 per person (tour duration approx. 20 minutes)
An opportunity to explore a little more of the unique and stunning coastline surrounding the Bay of Islands region. Fly north via the outer Bay of Islands and the exclusive Purerua Peninsula, the coastal settlements of Takou Bay, Tapuaetahi, Mahineapua, Matauri Bay and the Cavalli Islands. The flight returns via the Kerikeri Inlet, Kerikeri Township and Waitangi.
$315 per person (tour duration approx. 30 minutes)
Kingfish Lodge Tour
A scenic helicopter flight of the outer Bay of Islands, the coastal regions as experienced on the Coastal Discovery flight above as far North as the sleepy fishing village of Mangonui. We explore the majestic Whangaroa Harbour by air before setting down at the secluded and unique Kingfish Lodge where you will enjoy lunch at their stunning restaurant overlooking the harbour entrance.
$760 per person (tour duration approx. 2½ hours and includes lunch)
Waipoua Forest Tour
Fly by helicopter across the mid north rural area to the stunning Hokianga Harbour. Your Footprints guide will meet you on landing at the Copthorne Resort Omapere will then take you on a guided walk to the largest Kauri Forest in the world to view Tane Mahuta, “God of the Forest”.
Footprints share with you their special relationship with Mother Nature, both spiritually and culturally. Enjoy their knowledge, stories song and music. On returning to Copthorne Omapere you will be served lunch overlooking the entrance to Hokianga Harbour before rejoining your helicopter for a scenic flight of the harbour and return to the Bay of Islands.
$865 per person (tour duration approx. 4½ hours and includes lunch).
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