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Island hopping in style

If you for whatever reason cannot or want not to ferry between the NZ islands, Sounds Air is an... read more

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Great,scenic flight

A 25 minute flight from picton to wellington over the magical queen charlotte sounds.quick and... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
John M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you for whatever reason cannot or want not to ferry between the NZ islands, Sounds Air is an excellent and price-worthy alternative covering smaller towns that the larger carriers don't bother with. My daughter and I flew Wellington-Picton and had a great ride above...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

A 25 minute flight from picton to wellington over the magical queen charlotte sounds.quick and efficient.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We flew Sounds Air to get to Koromiko Airport (half way between Picton and Blenheim). The flight was smooth and scenery beautiful. We needed to get our Inter City bus to Blenheim that was parked at its stop on State Highway. It would have been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Liz C
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Ok, so the laughter among the American women behind me boarding the plane reached hysteria level before they finally shut up, put away their cameras and climbed aboard. Flying SoundsAir (on a good day) is simply the BEST scenic trip you could have of Wellington,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank captainandtneal
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I have never been in a single propeller aircraft before,so was feeling a little bit anxious. It was a fantastic experience. From the time I checked in to the arrival at Christchurch airport the whole trip flowed easily. Pilot did tell us the we would...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We took sounds air from nelson to Wellington for the first time. Very impressed with the service. Very friendly. Small plane which means you really feel like you are flying. Definitely will use them again.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PieterS90
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Sounds Air are an excellent alternative to Air NZ for getting to Wellington from Blenheim (or Picton) at a reasonable rate of $99 each way. Easy friendly service. Will definitely fly with them again.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I booked my Sounds Air flight at a time when there was some very bad weather over the Cook Strait. My flight was rescheduled many times in an effort to get me to my destination as the weather was unpredictable. Everyone I dealt with was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank stalkercat
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Consistenly excellent friendly professional service Best little airline wellington Picton Blenheim Paraparaumu Nelson Taupo Christchuch Westport Napier all the gaps thw main airlne leave staff training exceptional that results in Best Service all the time

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank narblaw
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Wellington to Blenheim best flight EVER! From ground crew to the pilot! What a beauty.... so proud of them! Keep up the brilliant service.

Date of experience: May 2017
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