Saturday, February 25, 2012

Transport North to South Island New Zealand, Bring your MTB

Mountain Biking

Jim Larsen is offering a flight service for the Heaphy Track with his Cessna 185 6 seater aircraft.

The track is being opened for mountain bikes in May 2011.  

This service includes the Marlborough Sounds. He will do North and South Island pickups.  

He can land you at the Heaphy Track either at Brown Hut or Karamea.  

He can land at Havelock and other locations by arrangement.  

He can carry 4 bikes and 4 passengers.

Landings at Canaan Downs to connect with the Rameka cycle track.

Total cost from Takaka airfield including a view of Takaka and Harwoods Hole $300 for 1 to 4 passengers & bikes.  

For additional information contact Jim on 0800 150 338

To carry 4 bikes & 4 passengers
1 BikeFits as is
Number 2 & 3 bikesremove front wheels from frame + pedals & possibly handle bars
Number 4 bikeThe same as number 2 & 3 + rear wheel removed
Flight costs
Flights  from Taranaki / Wanganui / Paraparaumu  To Brown Hut & return from Karamea.
Total cost $2300 / 

Local  flights are based on 1 bike & 1 passenger = $200  example.
Nelson /  Motueka /  Takaka / Brown Hut / Karamea

Scenic Flights

Fly with Jim in his 5 pass Cessna 185. He has years of flying experience over the area. High wings give excellent viewing. An opportunity to open a window makes ideal photography.

For more information, email or call Jim on 03 525 6167 or 0800 150 338. Please leave a message if the phone is not answered. Messages are checked regularly.

Click here to make a booking.

$40 SCENIC FLIGHTS$40 scenic flight takes you from Takaka airfield along the coast to Wainui Bay - Takaka Town - Pupu Springs.

FAREWELL SPIT FLIGHTS FROM $62Flight includes/ depart Takaka airfield via Cape Farewell - Farewell Spit light house-Wainui Bay-Takaka township-Pupu springs.

Aircraft hire total = $310
Therefore cost split between 5 passengers = $62 each
Therefore cost split between 3 passengers = $104 each

Flights over Farewell Spit, Cape Farewell, Kohurangi and Tasman National Parks.Call or visit is us at our Takaka Airport base to select a flight path and discuss prices.

------------------------------------ Andrew Sheldon

MTB in Rotorua

"A lot of visitors see Rotorua as a mountainbiking Mecca."
Many mountain biking enthusiasts love the MTB tracks in Rotorua, stating that there are a lot of great areas and it is more affordable to have a holiday in Rotorua.

This is a great article about Rotorua Mountain Biking from NZ Herald.

MALFROY motor lodge Rotorua has been listed as one of the BEST HOTEL Bargain’s in the entire South Pacific. Click here to see the list - Top 25 Bargain Hotels in South Pacific.  This award is based on the criteria that tourists find most important:- rates, facilities, amenities, location, and customer service. MALFROY motor lodge Rotorua Accomodation offers:

·        $125 per night for 2 in a Studio Apartment with Massage shower / Spa:
·        Free Wifi Broadband, and Free local calls
·        32” LCDTV with DVD Player and 6 Satellite channels,
·        Free DVD library
·        Fully supplied Kitchenette with hot plates, microwave, fridge, pots, pans etc.
·        Mineral Spa and heated Plunge Pool in the tropical garden, along with a guest barbecue area
·        Free off-street parking
·        Children's playground
·        On-site laundry service
·        Free Tour Desk, with numerous discounts
·        Unbeatable customer service

“Great value & friendly service” - This is a good standard motel, run by a friendly owner in a good central location."
Shanghai (From UK) - December 2011
“A most excellent stay” - We absolutely loved our stay at Malfroy Motor Lodge. Our room had everything you could possibly need including a kitchen area with a great array of kitchen utensils, a spa shower and the most comfortable bed we'd slept in for a long time."
Wellington, NZ - December 2011
"Friendly helpful owners, wonderful beds - Great hot pools, handy to the city. What more could you want?"
New Zealand - December 2011 

Visit our MALFROY motor lodge Website 
Read our Rotorua Motor Lodge, MALFROY Blog 
Tourist information Rotorua 
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------------------------------------ Andrew Sheldon
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