Small Group Escorted Tours

Discover NZ by Air Safari

Discover the Bay of Islands air tour with Cape Reinga option.

1 Day
Departs any day for a minimum of 4 passengers.
DC3 SPECIAL - saturday 03 March, 2018. Minimum numbers needed.

A DAY OF FABULOUS SCENERY FLYING AT SCENIC LEVEL AROUND THE COAST OF NORTHLAND. STUNNING HARBOURS, BEACHES AND FORESTS, plus visits to the historic Waitangi Treaty House and township of Russell make this a day to remember. Optional flight from Keri Keri to Cape Reinga OR a Bay of Islands cruise option are available.

We always use a twin engine aircraft with experienced pilot on our scheduled departures. A great value Cessna 172 aircraft option is available for those comfortable in travelling in a single engine aircraft however flights in this aircraft are weather dependent.

We have a variety of aircraft available for charter and can arrange special tours for you throughout New Zealand. Aircraft include Cessna 172, Piper Chieftain, Jetstream 32, DC3, and Dash 8



TOUR NUMBER ONE - itinerary:
Pickup from any Auckland accommodation and transfer to the airport to meet your crew. Fly north over Auckland city, the Waitakere ranges and follow the West Coast north over the Kaipara Harbour, Waipoua Kauri forest, and Hokianga Harbour to land at Keri Keri where our vehicle will be waiting. Visit historic Keri Keri and the Waitangi Treaty House and grounds where the Treaty of Friendship between Maori and the British Government was signed in 1840 and see the great war canoe.Cruise across the harbour and enjoy a tour of historic Russell and seafood lunch before joining our cruise around the Bay of Islands to Cape Brett and through the 'hole in the rock' - weather permitting. Dolphins are usually to be seen during this cruise and stopover on Urupukapuka Island. Return to Paihia and Keri Keri airport for the scenic flight down the East Coast to Auckland with views of Whangarei, Hen and Chicken, Great Barrier, and Little Barrier Islands and the Coromandel Peninsula. Return to Auckland airport about 7pm and transfer back to your hotel

Tour cost per person
Cessna 172...... 2 passengers. $1,350. 3 passengers. $1.100
Chieftain....... 2 passengers. $1,840. 3 passengers $1,390. 4 passengers $1,180
For bigger groups ask for a quote.

CAPE REINGA OPTION INSTEAD OF BAY OF ISLANDS CRUISE
Join Saltair Cessna caravan or Airvan (single engine) early afternoon for the scenic flight over Whangaroa and Rangaunu Harbours, Ninety Mile Beach, Parengarenga Harbour, and the Cavalli Islands. Land near Cape Reinga and enjoy a tour by special vehicle to Cape Reinga, Taputupoto Bay and Te Paki stream sand dunes. Return to Keri Keri airport to rejoin our aircraft for your flight home. Extra cost per person $465.

TOUR NUMBER TWO - itinerary
Pickup from any Auckland accommodation and transfer to the airport to meet your crew. Fly north over Auckland city, the Waitakere ranges and follow the West Coast north over the Kaipara Harbour, Waipoua Kauri forest, and Hokianga Harbour to land at Kaitaia where we join our special coach for a visit to the kauri fields, Kauri Kingdom, and Ninety Mile beach before rejoining our aircraft. Fly the length of Ninety Mile beach and overfly Cape Maria van Diemen, Cape Reinga, and North Cape. See the Three Kings Islands (weather permitting) and meeting of the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean before flying down the East Coast over Mangonui harbour, and the Bay of Islands to land at Keri Keri airport. Visit historic Keri Keri, and the Waitangi Treaty House where the Treaty of Friendship between Maori and the British Government was signed in 1840 and see the great war canoe. Cruise across the harbour and enjoy a short tour of historic Russell before returning to Keri Keri airport for the scenic flight down the East Coast to Auckland with views of Whangarei, Great Barrier and Little Barrier Islands, Coromandel Peninsula etc. Return to Auckland airport about 7pm and transfer back to your hotel.

Tour cost per person 2 passengers ...... $NZ2,930
3 passengers ...... $NZ2,100
4 passengers ...... $NZ2,200
For bigger groups please ask for a quote