Gateway to the Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

Scenic Flights & Transport

Trampers: for a variety of transport options to both ends of the Heaphy, Wangapeka and Karamea-Leslie go to the Track Transport page.

Helicopter Charter Karamea

Our Robinson helicopter is the fastest and most exciting way to access the vast wilderness of the Kahurangi National Park. Heaphy Track heli-shuttles a speciality. One day walks, scenic flights, hunting, fishing and more!

Karamea Aerodrome, Karamea
ph/fax (03) 782 6111


Adventure Flights Golden Bay

Heaphy Track flights to suit connection Karamea to Brown Hut, Takaka or Nelson. No need to disassemble your Mountain Bike when biking the track.

freephone 0800 150 338

Karamea Motors/Express Ltd

Passenger and small freight service to Westport and connecting services. Heaphy and Wangapeka Track transport. Bike transfers, bus charters,  rental vehicles, and on demand taxi service, (options for same day service to Nelson, Golden Bay, Motueka, Picton, Blenheim).

phone (03) 7826 757
fax (03) 7826 703

Karamea Aerodrome

Sealed runway

phone (03) 7826 618 or (03) 7826 844

Karamea Connections: Movement of the People

People and Mountain Bike transport in the Karamea region and beyond. Servicing the Heaphy and Wangapeka tracks, Oparara Basin, airfield and all other Karamea destinations. Excursions and tours available by arrangement. 

Free quotes, enquiries welcome.

phone 03 7826 767, or 03 7826 838

Air Charter Karamea

Our new aeroplane service between Nelson and Karamea is the fastest way to access Kahurangi National Park, the Heaphy Track and the Wangapeka Track. We also take mountainbikers and their bikes. Call us to book or for more information.

Now based in Karamea.

phone 03 782 6111

Golden Bay Air Limited

Complete air and ground Heaphy Track transport between Wellington, Nelson, Takaka and Karamea for walkers and bikers. Scheduled and on demand. Year round.

Golden Bay Air Limited
PO Box 256
Takaka 7142
New Zealand
Freephone  0800 588 885
Phone  03 525 8725
Fax  03 525 8726


Sounds Air

Heaphy/Wangapeka Track transfers. Sounds Air also offer scheduled flights across Cook Strait, numerous scenic flight options and nationwide charter. Aircraft available with 3-12 seats.

Scenic and Charters Flights/Nelson Office
Sounds Air Travel & Tourism Ltd
Phone 03 5478175
Freephone 0800 359 464

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