Up to 7 days
Discovery the Bay of Islands by Helicopter, this 20-minute scenic flight providing spectacular coastline views and island scenery including the famous hole in the rock. The helipad is located next to the main wharf in Paihia, as soon as you lift off you will have magnificent aerial views of the Paihia township, the township of Russell across the bay and spectacular coastline to Cape Brett and its lighthouse where you will experience an exciting turn to fly around the famous hole in the rock.
The flight time is 20 minutes and departure times are not fixed, all flights are scheduled according to demand on the day, on cruise ship days demand is heavy and pre-bookings are essential.
All flights require a minimum of two passengers and a maximum of five passengers.
All Heli Scenic flights depart and return from the Heliport beside the Paihia Wharf and Maritime Building, (main street Paihia).
Cruise ships come into Waitangi wharf, after disembarking the ship you need to catch the shuttles from Waitangi to Paihia (5 minutes) then Report to Heliport Paihia wharf.