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Address: 16 Dakota Way | Tauranga Airport, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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+64 210 380 760
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Experience flying yourself in a motorbike of the sky at New Zealand's only...

Experience flying yourself in a motorbike of the sky at New Zealand's only professional gyroplane school. Trial flights for a unique experience or dedicated flight training are both available. Group parties welcome.

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Best present from my family

This was a fantastic experience. I was a little nervous before arriving, but Tony explained how the gyroplane worked and all was good and safe. It was great to actually have a go... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
U8408APmatthewc
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic experience. I was a little nervous before arriving, but Tony explained how the gyroplane worked and all was good and safe. It was great to actually have a go at flying yourself. The all round view from the gyro plane is great, better than other types of aircraft I've been in. Definitely recommend this experience for... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A voucher for a 'hands on Gyro flight' had been waiting to be used for some time, and this Waitangi weekend all plans came together. A fantastic experience in a wonderful machine that felt so safe and easily controlled. Wonderful weather combined with amazing views over the mount left an experience that will linger for a long time. Many thanks... More 

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Thank Roger H
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Tony's professionalism is evident in everything he does - from the pre-flight briefing to the deft touches at the controls when passing through an area of turbulence, he puts you totally at ease and is an encouraging tutor. I thoroughly recommend taking the introductory flight, it is fantastic value for money and a fantastic way to see the area from... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

While on holiday visiting our daughter, she bought me an hour long Gyrocopter flight at Gyrate NZ at Tauranga as I had had an hours flying in an open MT-03 at Rufforth airfield near York a couple of years ago and had thoroughly enjoyed it. The day of the flight was clear blues skies, with excellent visibility. I had requested... More 

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Thank Andy K
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I was not sure what to expect as we went through the briefing but the moment we left the ground the sensation of flying was unbelievable. The visibility was amazing and as we flew around the mount you could see the hole area and the people walking up to the summit. If you want to take photos you must have... More 

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Thank redwing525
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing flight. I'll definitely be doing that again. Tony and co were very relaxed and made the whole experience a huge adventure.

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Thank Simon W
Fairfax, Va.
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

My lesson was a great experience. Tony did an outstanding job in the classroom explaining aerodynamic lift and the physics of the equipment and flying it. Elton, my instructor was knowledgeable, patient and fun. The equipment is top notch and easy to control. We did several circles around the little island just to the southeast of Mt. Manganui to get... More 

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Thank AHSRiverrat
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

Tony at the Gyrocopter was fantastic came back with the ambition to become a Gyrocopter pilot ( if only they had a branch here in Auckland :(

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