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Golden Bay Air

Open Now: 08:00 - 18:00
Open today: 08:00 - 18:00
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“scenic flight”(33 reviews)
“great service”(19 reviews)
Let us introduce you to the magic of Golden Bay! Take a stunning scenic flight over the great sand-dunes of Farewell Spit, the golden beaches of Abel Tasman, the ancient mountains of Kahurangi National Park or the wild West Coast. Or simply enjoy a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
State Highway 60 | Takaka Airport, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
+64 3-525 8725
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A brilliant way to enjoy a scenic, short flight to Wellington and allowing time to visit the city's attractions and getting back the same day. The comparable travel to Nelson airport and flying ANZ takes about 6 hours each way and costs twice as much.

Thank GrandTour25215406257
Reviewed 1 week ago

GB Air's service cannot be beaten. 55 minutes of scenic wonder ... versus nearly three times that if 'mainstream' airlines are used via Nelson.

Thank DesMolloy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Golden Bay Air are a great airline, make commuting between Takaka & Wellington easy. No more driving over the Takaka hill to take the quick hop to Wellington. Great staff, and beautiful scenery.

Thank s j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Keeping me in touch with my family since forever. Stunning 50 minute flight across the top of the South Island from Wellington to Takaka - to see my parents in one of the more beautiful places in the world. Thanks for your professional service over...More

Thank Meander27431747561
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the fabulous customer service you receive with Golden Bay Air, to the mesmerising scenic flight over the Abel Tasman coastline, through the Marlborough Sounds then on to Wellington . . . . this is my favourite way to travel from Takaka to Wellington. And...More

Thank janrj2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been travelling with Golden Bay Air for some time now and find the service truly unique - friendly, professional staff; unbeatable views in transit and the door to door pick up/ drop off is second to none! We are happy you have added...More

Thank HenryNewZealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Golden Bay air are a wonderful airline with a friendly personalised service. They are always very helpful, and a delight to fly with.

Thank sgreally
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to Golden Bay. Golden Bay Air takes us from Wellington to Golden Bay in under an hour so we can make the most of our holidays. Booking is simple and the team at Golden Bay Air are really customer focussed and...More

Thank TeamBarton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well done Golden Bay Air for purchasing a new Airvan for the Nelson-Takaka-Karamea market and scenic flights We continue to travel Golden Bay to Wellington weekly in ZIG and ZAG and thoroughly recommend it as the most scenic commute in the world!

Thank linda s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I commute to Wellington on a weekly basis with Golden Bay Air. It is an incredible service, with professional and courteous staff who go out of their way to be helpful. The pilots are extremely competent and ensure that we travel safely and keep us...More

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