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Golden Bay Air Limited
PO Box 256
Takaka 7142
New Zealand

Elevate your senses! Take a Golden Bay Air scenic flight from Takaka Airport. From the golden beaches of the Abel Tasman and the mighty peaks of Kahurangi to the extraordinary landscapes of Cape Farewell, you are spoiled for choice.

Every passenger is seated in a comfortable window seat offering outstanding photo opportunities. Our two-way headsets allow you to listen to the pilot's informative commentary and talk to fellow passengers and the pilot.

Scenic Flight Route Information

Choose one of our suggested routes below, or plan your own stunning aerial tour:


Experience the thrill of flying with this short hop over Takaka township and Pohara Beach. View Port Tarakohe and the old cement works and beyond, the sweeping protective arm of Farewell Spit...

10 mins

Fly over golden sand beaches and tidal estuaries fringed by native forest and azure waters. Spot granite outcrops, cascading waterfalls and secluded huts. Abel Tasman is gorgeous from the air...

30 mins

View dramatic rock stacks and sheer cliffs towering over the tumbling Tasman Sea near Wharariki Beach. Return via the striking limestone escarpments and remote green farmlands bordering the rugged west coast. Alternatively trace the dunes and lakes of Farewell Spit to the refuge of the lighthouse...

40 mins

Witness valleys carved by ancient glaciers, remote goldmining dams and spectacular mountain scenery including the aptly named 'Dragons Teeth'. Fly over NZ's highest hydo lake, the Cobb returning via the Takaka Valley, with spectacular views to Mt Arthur.

50 mins
Rates shown are per person for 2 or more passengers
Fox Glacier, Mount Tasman and Mount Cook

Scenic Flights Beyond Golden Bay

Why not venture further afield. The West Coast is a short hop from Takaka and Mount Cook and the glaciers are within 1.5 hours scenic flight. Discuss you ideas with us...


Please phone or email to book your scenic flight.

Flights operated by Capital Air Limited (Air Transport Licence 66981)
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