Scenic Flights

Golden Bay Air scenic flight route map showing top of the South Island with scenic routes including West Coast, Farewell Spit, Kahurangi Peaks, Nelson Lakes and Marlborough Sounds

Let your heart soar! Take a Golden Bay Air scenic flight from Takaka, Motueka or Nelson. Our flightseeing tours have some of the most diverse and spectactular landscapes in Aotearoa New Zealand. From the golden beaches and azure waters of the Abel Tasman and the mighty peaks of Kahurangi to the extraordinary landscapes of the Wharariki sea arches and Farewell Spit, 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 chat with fellow passengers and the pilot.

Scenic Flight Options

Your can book our most popular Golden Bay Highlights scenic flight online. This flight explores Wharariki Sea Arches, Farewell Spit and the northern Abel Tasman Beaches. It departs from from Takaka Airport most days at 11 am.

Or chose from a wide range of on-demand scenic flights available from Takaka, Motueka or Nelson Airports (minimum of 2 fares).

Golden Bay Air scenic flight with dramatic view of Archway Islands, Wharariki with Mt Luna in background

Scenic Flights from Takaka

Spectacular west coast drama, Farewell Spit, beaches and mountains. More... about scenic flights from Takaka

An aerial view of Fisherman Island in Abel Tasman with islands and secluded golden sand beach

Scenic Flights from Motueka

Abel Tasman and Golden Bay are easy scenic destinations from Motueka. More... about scenic flights from Motueka

An aerial view of Tory Chanel in the Marlborough sounds, with the sounds and islands stretching into the distance

Scenic Flights from Nelson

Marlborough Sounds, Nelson Lakes, Abel Tasman and beyond. More... about scenic flights from Nelson

Create your own scenic flight

A sunset flight over Kahurangi National Park in winter

Why not design your own flightseeing tour?

Tell us where you want to fly and we will create a spectacular route, just for you! Share your dream destinations, whether it's tracing the footsteps of the Lord of the Rings filming locations, exploring the untamed beauty of Kahurangi National Park, or embarking on the ultimate “Three Parks” tour—Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes, and Kahurangi. The sky's the limit with Golden Bay Air—where every flight is an adventure waiting to happen!

Contact us to discuss your ideas.

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