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Flying Kiwi Parasail

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Address: Paihia Wharf | Marsden Rd, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 402 6068
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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PARASAIL WITH THE EXPERTS! FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1998

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PARASAIL WITH THE EXPERTS! FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1998

Offer breathtaking views of the Bay of Islands from 1200ft of towline, New Zealand's HIGHEST PARASAIL. No physical restrictions or experience required. Fun for the whole family.

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Fantastic Experience

My hubby and i did para-sailing with the 'Flying Kiwi' and had a fantastic experience from start to finish with these guys. They are very experienced in what they do and are most... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
nzclan4
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My hubby and i did para-sailing with the 'Flying Kiwi' and had a fantastic experience from start to finish with these guys. They are very experienced in what they do and are most friendly, putting any nerves at ease. It was a great feeling being up in the air and even didnt mind the little dunking of our legs in... More 

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Thank nzclan4
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We do love it too. I sure will pass over your great feedback to the boys. Regards, Julia More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went parasailing with Richard and his group and we had the best time of our lives.They were extremely professional and fun to be with and showed us exactly what we had to do.I would recommend the Flying Kiwi to anyone who wants to enjoy an experience they will never forget.

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Thank MUFC1986
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing feedback. Please come again next time you are in Paihia. Regards, Julia More 

Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This experience was absolutely fantastic. I didn't expect it to be so quiet once up in the parasail. The guys were super efficient and safety conscious and yet fun. A fabulous was to view the bays with the optional dip at the end. Thanks heaps for going out of your way to make the sail awesome for our two girls... More 

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Thank rosieh721
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. I will definitely let the boys know, they do work very hard! More 

Kambah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend taking this Parasailing adventure, soaring around the Bay of Islands was terrific, the water is an amazing colour and the surrounding landscape from up high are magnificent viewing. Very safe and well run.

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Thank Mark M
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

That's great. We do love it too! Thank you so much for your review. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parasailing had been on the list of things to do from when we saw it at Lake Taupo. When my adrenaline junky 16 year old daughter found out this was the highest parasail in NZ, she couldn't wait to try it out. It was a bit windy on the day, so if you aren't over 100 kg you won't be... More 

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Thank Jeni B
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Awesome, thank you for a great review. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 2 adult children and I took a para sail around the Bay early one morning while in Paihia. Very well run professional and friendly. Fantastic view from way up high - Thanks guys

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Thank GRAHAM M
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Glad you had a wicked time. We do love it as well. Come back again ;) More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The entire crew from the lovely lady on the wharf to the 2 guys on the boat were really good. We had our 6 year old daughter with us who understandibly got butterfly's when it was our turn to go up. One of the crew helped to put her as ease which was really nice. Once in the air the... More 

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Thank Westie2014
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It sure is a great family activity. More 

Waipu, New Zealand
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78 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

What a thrill, at 75 yrs old, loved every minute, will definitely have another "flight" next time we are in beautiful Bay of Islands (March 2016)

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Thank twotwotango
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Awesome. Welcome back. Just mentioned that you have been with us before and we will give you a $10 discount. More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic views of the Bay and our hosts Andy and Johnny were great. Very friendly, helpful and professional. Highly recommend. It is an awesome experience

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JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review. I will give the boys your awesome feedback, they do work really hard. More 

Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We are not very big " dare Devils " but travelling in a group of nine aged between 5 and 65 we wanted to do something a little different. We decided to book in and do this, the booking process was simple, was easy to find and the guys on the boat were great. Friendly and very professional. Made us... More 

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Thank Samantha W
JulesJ652, Public Relations Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Awesome. Just mention that you have been with us before and get a $10 discount on your next flight! More 

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