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Adventure Flights Golden Bay

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Address: 290 Takaka-Collingwood Highway | RD2, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-525 6167

We are based out of Takaka Airport, come along to the end of the driveway...

We are based out of Takaka Airport, come along to the end of the driveway to our office with Scenic Flights across the top, see you soon!

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Great flight with a great pilot!

We visited recently and had an amazing trip! Brilliant views of Golden Bay, had a good laugh and got lots of information about the area! Would definitely recommend and would love... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Emma V
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited recently and had an amazing trip! Brilliant views of Golden Bay, had a good laugh and got lots of information about the area! Would definitely recommend and would love to go back for a longer flight!

Thank Emma V
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Flying back from the end of the Heaphy with Mit was the best decision of the whole trip. Great flight, great chat and we would do it again tomorrow! And the next day :)

Thank Matthew C
Truro, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Mit picked us up from Karamea and dropped us at the start of the track. Such great flight, service was brilliant. His knowledge of the area was extensive. Couldn't recommend this company enough!

Thank Tom7678
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks so much to Mit for flying us from Karamea to Nelson - we were booked with another operator, but they had a breakdown. So Mit to the rescue! Great flight- fantastic views and a hard case commentary. Highly recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mit picked us up from Nelson airport & flew us into Brown Hut, the start of the Heaphy Track. He was a very entertaining pilot & we thoroughy enjoyed our half hour flight. However,although we had booked several months in advance, Mit hadnt told us that we would require transport from the end of the track to Karamea-where he would... More 

Thank Sue M
mitt76, Owner at Adventure Flights Golden Bay, responded to this review

Hello Sue, I'm pleased you enjoyed the service. I do make the it clear to everyone when they book that they will need a shuttle bus at the end of the track to get to the Karamea airport. Unfortunately as this was a phone booking I think the importance of this may have been missed at the time, leading to... More 

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10 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Mit is a bloody legend! Had an epic time up in the air with him, good craic. Everyone said we had to do it, and they were all correct. Thanks for the epic flight Mit, and be sure to drop into the Laundry bar next time you're in welly. Chur!

Thank Greigh M
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Our pilot, Mit, was the epitome of a Kiwi tour operator: welcoming, enthusiastic (about flying and about Golden Bay), considerate, highly informative about local history and geographical highlights, prepared to embellish local folk-lore with tongue-in-cheek humour and quick to engage in cheerful badinage. Our advice: take the 1-hour trip.

Thank Oldgerrypair
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Mitt picked our family up from New Plymouth Airport and had us on the Heaphy track at Browns hut in just over an hour. Again at Karamea he picked us up and got us back home so quickly. This saved us additional days and expense in travel. It made doing the track easy for us over a long weekend. Mitt... More 

Thank Maxine W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This was the first time in a small plane for approximately 70 years, it was a gift from our friends at the Bay Lodge, Sonja nd Filip, and a total surprise. Awesome is an over used word today but it was. Mit our pilot was charm itself and flew us with skill and info to land on what I would... More 

Thank Jean O
Newcastle, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing flight, Mit was funny, friendly and knowledgable. Put this on your must do list in Golden Bay. Thanks Mit for the unforgettable experience :)

Thank scr8484

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