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6 Nov 2016
“Amazing float plane trip! Incredible attraction or fabulous transport to the Sounds”
13 Apr 2016
“Fantastic way to see the Sounds”
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Floatplane scenic tours, Hotel transfers by floatplane.Chartered flights to Wellington, Abel Tasman national park,Nelson ahd Durville Island fishing excursions
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Auckland Street | Ferry Terminal, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 9012
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Our cruise arrived in Picton on our first stop from Sydney. Weather was beautiful and after having researched via Trip Advisor this was our pick of things to do in Picton and I wasn't wrong. My husband, his brother and myself took an amazing 20...More

3  Thank Kim B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 March 2013

We travelled on the float plane on a quick trip to a lodge, The flight was good, but they adjusted the airfare increased it by 50% without our knowledge. They admitted this when I called them, very unlawful. Had to get into dispute- credit card...More

9  Thank Linda31Auckland
Al G, Owner at Picton Floatplane, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015

Hundreds of people call my businness for air fares and prices for our services.The problem is I cant always remember what was quoted on any given day for any destination and passenger numbers.To avoid this situation, try to send an e mail for pricing as...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Al Gray is a great guy and he runs a great float plane service around the Marlborough Sounds. We go from Wellington to Arapawa Island for our Christmas holidays and flying with Al is a big treat we look forward to all year. We email...More

Thank arenawilliams
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We had a 20 minute scenic flight with Alistair. We were lucky to have a perfectly clear sunny day so visibility was excellent. We were joined on the flight by 2 wonderful young men visiting from Paris, they were overwhelmed by the scenery. We recommend...More

1  Thank mskvj2016
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! A truly fabulous flight! Thanks for looking after us Captain Al. We will do it again.....and again....

Thank Moya T
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Al Gray flew us to across the Marlborough Sounds to Catherine Cove where we caught blue cod for our lunch. Al is a highly experienced pilot, and gave us an unforgettable day out - one of the most memorable of our 3 week holiday in...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Al was so helpful in organising a beautiful day for us and everything was excellent. From the unforgettable float plane trip with amazing views, to being marooned on an beach with a delicious platter and wine and then exploring another island by boat. It was...More

Thank Roam388635
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Beautiful way to see the Surrounding Marlborough Sounds, I had a lovely time on a 20minute Scenic!!!!

Thank prest08
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Our cruise arrived in Picton on our first stop from Sydney. Weather was beautiful and after having researched via Trip Advisor this was our pick of things to do in Picton and I wasn't wrong. My husband, his brother and myself took an amazing 20...More

3  Thank Kim B
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We took the floatplane from Picton to the Bay of Many Coves, just the best, one of life's must does, the pilot was great and informative and took us the scenic route to get the best from the experience. The view from 1500 feet is...More

1  Thank l4wsr
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Al's floatplane was an unforgettable experience. He took us out to our Bach at Te Rawa Resort which actually only cost a little more than the boat taxi. Much quicker and more fun (and on time!). Incredible views whatever the weather, even in clouds. Al...More

Thank WillPottsy
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Thanks Al for a wonderful experience, especially for our two boys! Lance got to sit up front which made it even more special for him. Although the cost is at the higher end, well worth it and something to budget for. Highly recommended experience.

1  Thank A1677EHchrish
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