Scenic flights over the Bay of Islands
Salt Air – Cape Reinga Fly-Drive 1/2 Day Tour
Fly up to Cape Reinga via Northlands spectacular harbours, such as the Whangaroa Harbour and the Rangaunu Harbour. We also pass across some beautiful beaches such as Coopers Beach, Doubtless Bay and of course the famous Ninety Mile Beach. From Ninety Mile Beach we then fly inland where we land at our airfield, which is only 20km from the Cape Reinga lighthouse.
Salt Air – Helicopter Coastal Discovery
This flight offers passengers the opportunity to explore a little more of the unique & stunning coastline surrounding the Bay of Islands region. Fly north via the outer Bay of Islands, over the exclusive Purerua Peninsula , the coastal settlements of Takou Bay, Tapuaetahi, Matauri Bay and the Cavalli Islands. The flight returns via the Kerikeri Inlet, Kerikeri Township and Waitangi. Duration approx. 30 minutes.
Salt Air – Helicopter Hole in the Rock
Scenic flight over the beautiful Bay of Islands, out to the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’ at Cape Brett and over the local towns such as Russell, and Paihia. This flight leaves from Salt Air’s heli-pad in central Paihia adjacent to the Paihia wharf and maritime area. The townships of Russell,Paihia and Waitangi are also viewed from the air. Duration time approx. 20 minutes.
The Hole Experience
Now it can be experienced up close and on foot, landing by helicopter on our newly built helipad on top of the island. Visitors have the option to land on the island with a brief stop on the viewing platform or be hosted on the island by a local Maori Guide, who will share the islands’ unique history and its cultural and ecological significance.