Pricing and Conditions

Adult $99.00 - $478.00
(11 year(s) and under)
$99.00 - $199.00
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Credit card transactions incur a 2% surcharge.

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For our scheduled services, we have one standard fare (Allows 7kg baggage). Excess baggage can be purchased at $3 per kg and must be booked prior. Minimum 2 fares apply on Karamea and Nelson scheduled services. Pets and large items may be carried for additional fees provided we have space available. See our terms and conditions for details.

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Up to 7 days before departure, refundable with a $50 per one-way fare refund fee. Up to 24 hours before departure, can be rescheduled or transferred to open booking for a fee of $50 per one-way fare. Less than 24 hours before departure no changes permitted, and the fare will be forfeited if passenger is a no-show. No charge to transfer to another person, provided weight and balance allows.

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Golden Bay Air is a boutique family owned air service that operates daily, year-round scheduled flights between Wellington, Karamea, Nelson and Takaka in Golden Bay - a hidden corner of New Zealand, rich in history, the arts and extraordinary natural beauty. Enjoy fantastic views of incredible beach, mountain and coastal scenery enroute with commentary from a knowledgeable pilot. Every passenger has a window seat. This is a one of a kind flight in New Zealand - combining scheduled air transport with a scenic experience. All of our flights connect with our daily shuttle services to the Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman National Park. Rental Cars also available in Takaka so you can explore Golden Bay at your own pace.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 5pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


Dakota Street, Nelson Airport, Nelson 7011, Nelson Central, New Zealand.

bus Proximity to coach terminal:
Taxi rank outside the terminal. Golden Bay Air shuttles collect from the Airport Bus Stop.
decisions Proximity to town:
10 minutes to Nelson Central.

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