Gateway to South Island Northwest

Scheduled flights connecting Takaka with Wellington, Nelson and Karamea

Elevate your senses

Stunning scenic flights over Farewell Spit, Abel Tasman and Kahurangi from Takaka, Nelson and Motueka

Your Heaphy and Abel Tasman transport sorted

Scheduled flight and shuttle packages from Wellington, Takaka, Nelson and Karamea

Abel Tasman fly-cruise experiences

Enjoy Golden Bay and idyllic Abel Tasman from the air, ground and sea

Shuttle connections

Scheduled shuttles from Nelson and Takaka to the Abel Tasman and Heaphy Track

Experience Golden Bay at your own pace

Explore extraordinary places in your Golden Bay Rental Car

Nau mai haere mai welcome to Golden Bay Air flights and ground transport

Are you dreaming of a holiday in Golden Bay? Planning your Heaphy Track or Abel Tasman adventure? Or maybe you want to treat yourself to a stunning scenic flight?

At Golden Bay Air we offer flights, shuttles and rental cars to transport you to the Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman from Takaka, Nelson, Wellington or Karamea. Plus we offer tour packages that showcase the best of the Abel Tasman and Golden Bay.

Our Services

A passenger on a Golden Bay Air flight taking a photo of Oriental Bay as the aircraft flies over Wellington

Scheduled Flights

Year-round daily scheduled flights between Wellington, Takaka, Karamea and Nelson. More... about scheduled flights

Farewell spit stretching into the distance. The light plays on the dunes and lakes and the sea is perfectly calm

Scenic Flights

Scenic flights from Takaka, Nelson and Motueka with the most diverse and spectacular views in New Zealand. More... about scenic flights

Golden Bay Air shuttle van, with bike trailer attached is parked at Golden Bay Air Terminal at Takaka Airport

Shuttle Buses

Scheduled shuttles to the Heaphy Track, Abel Tasman and Golden Bay from Nelson and Takaka. More... about shuttles

Two trampers on Gouland Downs, Heaphy Track giving a thumbs up
A Biker on the Heaphy Track crossing a bridge on the Gouland Downs

Heaphy Track for Walkers and Bikers

Scheduled flight and shuttle transport from Wellington, Nelson, Takaka and Karamea for Heaphy Walkers and Heaphy Bikers

Three walkers standing on a golden Beach on the Abel Tasman. One is taking a photo

Abel Tasman Coast Track

Scheduled flight and shuttle transport from Wellington, Nelson, Takaka for the Abel Tasman Coast Track. More... Abel Tasman Coast Track

Dolphins observed from cruise along Abel Tasman coast

Abel Tasman Tours

All inclusive accommodation, flight, shuttle and cruise tour packages in the Abel Tasman. More... Abel Tasman Tour Packages

Two children run on the sand towards the Whaririki Sea Arches that are silhouetted against a blue sky

Golden Bay

Explore Golden Bay, enjoy a vibrant arts scene, restaurants and bars, and stunning scenery! More... about Golden Bay

Two people sit on a picnic table at Tata Beach in Golden Bay with their rental car in the foreground, golden sand beach in the background

Golden Bay Rental Cars

Hire a car and explore Golden Bay at your own pace. Available from Takaka. Daily or weekly rental rates. More... about rental cars

Golden Bay Airs twin engine aircraft parked in front of hangar in the evening, lights are on so the aircraft is silhouetted

Air Charters

Charter your own plane and fly when it suits you. Small group charter flights to anywhere in New Zealand. More... about charter flights

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