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“Great scenic flight and Cape Reinga Visit”
Review of Salt Air Tours

Salt Air Tours
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Scenic Helicopter Tour Including Hole in the...
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$183.92*
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Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter Tour
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$249.39*
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Bay of Islands Cruise and Scenic Helicopter Tour
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Owner description: Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a unique and memorable experience of the Bay of Islands and Northland from the air with spectacular coastline views and island scenery. Our guided tour options and island escapes will also leave you with an appreciation of our beaches, local history, culture and coastal environment that is uniquely Northland.
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

We did the fixed wing flight along 90 mile beach and up to Cape Reinga. Expensive but worth it with an interesting and entertaining commentary from James, our pilot.
When the plane lands a minibus drive to the lighthouse gets you there before all the coaches arrive and then to a beach for morning tea followed by a visit tot he sand dunes for sandboarding. Maximum group size is 7, so very personal. The views on the return flight are also stunning.

Thank brittraveller31
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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2013

Thanks very much for sharing your experience of our Cape Reinga Tour, glad you enjoyed it and we appreciate the review. Cheers from the Salt Air team :-)

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Reviewed March 11, 2013

I had a helicopter tour of the Bay of Islands on Saturday. I had never been in a helicopter before, Manu the pilot was awesome, made me feel very safe indeed. The views were awesome, we flew out to the Hole in the Rock and back to Paihia. It was a bit windy but I didn't notice that much with so many things to look at . Would highly recommend to everyone.

Thank Lee L
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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2013

Glad you enjoyed our scenic flight over the Bay of Islands - stunning out there isn't it. Thanks for the reviww, we appreciate the feedback to share with others. Cheers, The Salt Air Team.

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Reviewed March 8, 2013

What can we say!! Professional, efficient, friendly and informative from start to finish. It's a briliant way to see the stunning scenery on the way to Cape Reinga, have tea on a local beach, surf down sand dunes and listen to local history all in half a day.

Thank white52
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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2013

Thanks for your review, fabulous to hear the entire experience was so good for you. We appreciate your feedback and thanks for flying with us.

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Reviewed March 8, 2013

Don't worry about the cost, just do the trip! It's fantastic value and will deliver life-long memories starting with the professionalism both aloft and on the ground, but also the scenery, commentary, tales and included activities. Others have already described their experiences better than I can and I endorse them all fully.

Thank Jim C
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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to write a review for our Cape Reinga trip Jim. Glad you enjoyed it and found the tour good value for money, we certainly try to make sure it's a great experience for everyone.

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Reviewed March 3, 2013

We did the 8 seater flight to Cape Reinga mid February.
It was a wonderful way to see the magnificent islands and coastline.
This was one of the most professional trips we have been on and good value for money. Thank you to Daniel and James for expert flying. Our guide Stuart who met us at Cape Reinga was extremely professional and full of local knowledge. Also a thank you to Bruce who dropped us back at Paihia. This trip had to be the hi-light of our trip to Bay of Islands. Would definitely recommend.

Thank helen m
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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2013

Thanks for your comments on our Cape Reinga Tour, the boys will be all pleased you mentioned them by name! It's wonderful to know we have impressed you on not only the scenery we take you to see and experience to but also the way we deliver it. Cheers from the Salt Air team.

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