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0800 588 885 (NZ)
+64 3 525 8725
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Golden Bay Air Scheduled Flights

Golden Bay Air operates year-round scheduled flights between Wellington, Karamea, Nelson and Takaka in Golden Bay-a hidden corner of New Zealand, rich in history, the arts and extraordinary natural beauty.

 

Schedule and Fares

Golden Bay Air's scheduled departure times listed below are available to book online. If the scheduled times times don't suit you, year-round on-demand departures are available on Nelson and Karamea routes at Saver Off-Peak fares. Please call or email us to enquire.

Schedule

Route
Depart
Arrive
Wellington<->Takaka
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Takaka->Nelson*
9:00am
2:20pm
10:00am
2:50pm
Nelson->Takaka*
9:50am
3:20pm
10:20am
3:50pm
Takaka->Karamea*
12:30pm
1:00pm
Karamea->Takaka*
1:30pm
2:00pm
Karamea->Nelson (via Takaka)*
1:30pm
2:50pm
Nelson->Karamea (via Takaka)*
10:00am
1:00pm
* Flights between Takaka-Karamea-Nelson require minimum 2 fares to operate. Departure times may vary from above during Off-Peak Season 1 May-30 Nov

Golden Bay Day Trip ex Wellington

A package available over the Peak Season includes a spectacular scenic flight from Wellington to Takaka in beautiful Golden Bay. Pick up a rental car (day hire included) and enjoy! Experience Totaranui or Farewell Spit, Whararkiki Beach, Pupu Springs or just tour around the art galleries and cafes. Then return the car and take an afternoon flight back to Wellington

Fares (Effective 1 Jul 2019)

Route
Saver 7kg
Saver 15kg
Special
Adult Child
Adult
Child
Wellington<->Takaka
$179pp
$139pp
$194pp
$154pp
Golden Bay Day Trip
ex Wellington (min 2 fares)
$399pp
$319pp  
* Last minute special fares (with 7kg baggage allowance) are subject to availability on any Wellington<->Takaka flight—bookable online or by phone within 12 hours of departure. Specials offered for advance purchase on this route from time to time are listed here
Route (15kg baggage allowance)
Saver
Peak
Saver Off-Peak
Backfill Special
2 pax
3+ pax
Nelson<->Takaka (min 2 fares)
$169pp
Karamea<->Takaka
(min 2 fares during Off-Peak)
$179pp
$209pp
$179pp
Karamea<->Nelson (min 2 fares)
$259pp
$299pp
$259pp
Karamea<->Motueka (min 2 fares) $219pp $259pp $219pp
* Backfill specials are available on repositioning legs of flights already booked, please click here for availability
Peak Season:
Off-peak Season: 
1 Dec-30 Apr
1 May-30 Nov
 

Year-round on-demand available at Saver Off-Peak rates shown above;
Surcharge may apply for on-demand departures before 8:00am and after 5:00pm. Please call or email us to book

Wellington<->Takaka Flights

Our comfortable 60 minute flight between Wellington and Takaka affords stunning views of Wellington city and coastline, the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and the inviting golden sands of Abel Tasman National Park.

We offer up to 3 flights daily during peak summer holiday period and daily flights in winter (no Wellington-Takaka flights 8-31 Jul 2019). Flights connect with our daily shuttle services to the Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman National Park.

Karamea Flights

Whether you are walking or riding the Heaphy Track, or just wanting to spend time in remote and beautiful Karamea—book a scheduled or on-demand flight with Golden Bay Air between Karamea, Nelson, Takaka and Wellington.

Enjoy fantastic views of Kahurangi National Park with commentary from a knowledgeable pilot en-route. A one of a kind flight in New Zealand.

Nelson<>Takaka Flights

Fly direct between Nelson and Takaka on our new scheduled service. The fight connects with our Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman shuttles. You'll even get to sample our Abel Tasman scenic route on the way...

Passenger Information

See Passenger Information for fare conditions, check in details and more.

Golden Bay Information

Golden Bay is a magical area with plenty to see and do. Check out our own recommendations also covering Abel Tasman, or the more comprehensive Visitors Guide which lists—by area—the Bay's attractions, walks, art, eats, drinks and accommodation.

Why not hire a rental car and explore things at your own pace?

Golden Bay Links

  • Golden Bay Promotion Association Visitors Guide
  • Golden Bay Visitor Centre Tel: 03 525 9136
 
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