Rangitoto Island and Auckland City Scenic Seaplane Flight

Rangitoto Island and Auckland City Scenic Seaplane Flight

From US$ 151.30 per person

Embark on a stunning 40-minute scenic seaplane experience with a thrilling water take-off and landing. Fly over Auckland city and Rangitoto Island plus enjoy engaging in-flight commentary from your experienced pilot.

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Duration 40 minutes
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  • Skip the city traffic and fly above Auckland on a scenic seaplane flight
  • Admire breathtaking aerial views of the city and Hauraki Gulf's coastal vistas
  • Soar 200-meters above the summit of Rangitoto Island's volcanic crater
  • Experience the thrill of a water landing upon Auckland's Waitemata Harbor
Full description
Enjoy an introductory scenic seaplane flight for a breathtaking 40-minute experience showcasing the highlights of the Auckland region from above. Observe a short safety briefing before climbing aboard the 8-seater seaplane. Cruise out into the middle of Auckland Harbour, the very heart of the 'City of Sails', and prepare for take-off. Enjoy mesmerizing aerial views of Auckland city and past neighboring islands. Learn about the history of the Auckland region with live in-flight commentary from your experienced pilot. Get up close to the summit of Rangitoto Island's volcanic crater as you soar just 200-meters above. Capture as many videos and photos as you like with large side windows that slope out. Continue over the top of Auckland Museum and head downtown, flying eye-level with the iconic Sky Tower. On your descent, marvel at the Harbor Bridge up close before experiencing the thrill of a water landing back in the harbor. Your adventure concludes with a relaxing cruise along the Harbour back to the dock.
  • 20-minute scenic seaplane flight
  • Live commentary from your experienced pilot
  • Transfer to downtown Auckland
Not suitable for
  • People over 243 lbs (110 kg)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Seaplane Base, 11 Brigham Street, Wynyard Wharf, Auckland, New Zealand. Ensure that you arrive 20-minutes prior to departure for check-in.

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Know before you go

  • Flights are subject to weather and aircraft availability. Minimum participants are required to confirm flight departures, it is recommended that you allow some flexibility in your travel plans as your exact tour date and time may be different to the option selected.
  • You must provide all traveler's individual weights when booking. If a traveler's individual weight exceeds 110 kg please also contact the local operator after booking.
  • Wear weather-appropriate clothing as the temperature in the plane will be similar to outside.
  • Hand luggage only can be brought onboard the aircraft. If you have onward travel after your flight, your luggage can be stored free of charge at the seaplane office.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Very nice

February 16, 2019

A Must in Auckland

Me and my daughter really lucked out. We had the most amazing flight seeing all of Auckland. Taking off and landing in the Harbor with the most amazing pilot!! His knowledge and good humor mad this trip one of the best experiences of my life

July 7, 2019


October 31, 2019

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