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Abel Tasman Explorer - 30 Min Scenic Flight by Plane


You haven’t seen the Abel Tasman until you’ve seen it from the sky - marvel at the lush scenery of this iconic national park and surrounding areas in the comfort of our Cessna aircraft with local pilots offering a guided commentary.


  • Soar over Abel Tasman National Park by plane for a birds-eye view of the beautiful landmarks and scenery below
  • Enjoy commentary by your local pilot who will point out interesting landmarks and stories along the way

You’ll see rivers, golden beaches, granite coastlines, native forest and inviting turquoise waters. Your local pilot will point out interesting landmarks and stories along the way. This experience is perfect for those who want to see as much as possible of the Abel Tasman by getting a birds-eye of this magnificent area.

You’ll even get the chance to view Awaroa, the beach New Zealanders loved so much they crowd funded to buy it back for the public to enjoy. It’s now aptly known as “The People’s Beach”.

Flight duration: 30 Minutes, however allow for 45 minutes for the whole experience.

Per Person $129.00


  • Allow approximately 45 minutes duration for the whole experience


  • In accordance with CAA rules and regulations, we require all passengers to inform us of their accurate weight before any flight. If your weight / body measures exceed standard aircraft seat belt size or 125kg depending on the total load of the trip we might have to charge an extra seat fee.


  • Minimum 2 bookings for flight to be confirmed.

    Our aircrafts are limited to the maximum permitted weight. Please add your weight as you proceed through the checkout.

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Marina from New Zealand wrote on 23 March 2019

Perfect ! With a brilliant pilot a warm welcoming

Definitely worth it. We have received a perfect welcoming, our pilot "Blair ?" has been very flexible as the aiecraft for 4 was on maintenance. Did not affect our expérience at all. We keep a great memory .

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Zbigniew from Poland wrote on 11 March 2019

Fantastic experience

We enjoyed every second od the flight

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davidc15 from Australia wrote on 19 February 2019

Abel Tasman Explorer

Blair was a great pilot and explained what we were seeing really well. Very much recommended to all.

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arianem1 from Switzerland wrote on 22 January 2019

Just do it!

What a great experience!...I would highly recommend it to everyone !

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youngran JEON from New Zealand wrote on 29 December 2018



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