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Address: Marsden Rd, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0800 359 691
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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NZ's HIGHEST Parasail and FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1998 Offer...

NZ's HIGHEST Parasail and 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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Breathtaking

Absolute awesome experience. Crew is fantastic! They are super friendly and very welcoming, made our experience worth while! So far best thing I've done! Got some great photos and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JP M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute awesome experience. Crew is fantastic! They are super friendly and very welcoming, made our experience worth while! So far best thing I've done! Got some great photos and you go pretty high too. Peaceful up there with breathtaking views and a pretty smooth flight. Great value for money! If your in Paihia, do this. I highly recommend it :)... More 

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Thank JP M
JulesJ652, Front Office Manager at Flying Kiwi Parasail, responded to this review

Your'e welcome and thank you for an awesome review. We do love Parasailing too. Cheers the team at Flying Kiwi Parasail More 

Papakura, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my partner both thought this would be one of those "high in adrenaline rush" parasailing moments but this was more of a calm set type. We loved every moment of it and would recommend it for all types, especially those afraid of heights (like myself) as it was no where near as terrifying as I was imagining it... More 

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

Hi Guys, Thank you for coming out with us and letting us show you our side of the Bay of Islands. Cheers for a great review. Regards the team at Flying Kiwi Parasail More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This experience was awesome, from the minute you meet the guys running this they are super friendly and make you feel safe the whole trip! The views of the bay from up above are awesome and I would definitely say this is a must do! The music on board the boat whilst you wait for everyone else to have your... More 

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

Thank you so much for your awesome review. Welcome back anytime and we do give a great discount to returning Parasailiers ;) Regards, Julia More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Being in our mid - seventies, I was not as excited as my husband about the thought of para sailing 1200 feet in the air, but as it was a Birthday present, I had to go through with it. Even though the weather was rather blustery, it was a great experience - all very easy and non threatening and comfortable... More 

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

Hi, thank you so much for your great review. Welcome back anytime, and yes! it is suitable for anyone as we have NO age or physical restrictions. We have been operating in the Bay of Islands for 18 years..and counting and we have a 100% safety record. Glad you had a great birthday. Kind regards, Julia More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Amazing, fantastic views, an absolute blast. The music on board is great as you wait for your turn. The guys look after you and make you feel safe throughout.

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

Thank you so much for a great review. Welcome back anytime. Any returning flyers receive a great discount!! Regards, Julia More 

Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We took our 10 year old boys up parasailing with Flying Kiwi and they were so professional and really helped my boys (and us) with our fears/doubts. Very easy takeoff and landing and the views are outstanding. Would highly recommend booking with this group.

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

Thank you for your great review. Welcome back anytime. Regards, Julia More 

Navi Mumbai, India
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

What an amazing experience !!! a must do for all who visit bay of island ..Paihia .. the service too was excellent from Flying Kiwi ..the a parasail company.. we had booking on 11th may 2016 but since the weather was not good we got a call from them if we would like to change to some other time or... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Something I have been wanting to do for awhile. It was just awesome!! Great crew on the boat, Johnny and Andy were fantastic. Great atmosphere. Amazing views. Loved it!!!!

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

Thank you so much for your great review. I will make sure to give your awesome feedback to Jonny and Andy. Welcome back anytime. We do love it too. Regards, Julia More 

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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Great fun and spectacular views when you're up in the sky. Exceptional service from captains Jonny and Andy, will definitely return for another sail

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

Thank you so much for your awesome review. We do give returning costumers a great deal next time you come out with us. Kind regards, Julia More 

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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a go so that I could say I had done the para quinella: a paraglide, sail and chute. The team were very adaptable as the day I was meant to go up was wet and they allowed me to rebook a time that suited. The next day dawned fine so up I went. The crew went through... More 

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

Thank you for a great review and please welcome back. We are Paihia's original Parasail and have been safely flying customers over the Bay of Islands for 18 years and counting. Regards, Julia More 

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