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Address: Memorial Drive | Rotorua City Lakefront, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 7-348 9984
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We offer you an extensive range of scenic helicopter flights and scenic...

We offer you an extensive range of scenic helicopter flights and scenic floatplane air tours.Land on the active Volcano of White Island or our dormant Volcano Mt Tarawera.View from above the dramatic and spectacular destination of Rotorua. The main theme of our scenic flight tours is to showcase the many crater lakes, volcanic and geothermal landscape of the region Rotorua and Bay of Plenty.

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US$157.91*
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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
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US$282.78*
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Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing
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US$635.33*
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White Island Helicopter Flight and Volcano Walking Tour

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Great experience!

I have done the tour to White Island which is an unforgettable experience! You feel like in another world! As it was my first helicopter flight I was quite nervous at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
BrigitteSK68
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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have done the tour to White Island which is an unforgettable experience! You feel like in another world! As it was my first helicopter flight I was quite nervous at the beginning but I felt very safe every moment even the landing on White Island can be quite challenging.

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Romford Essex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did want to take the flight over the volcanoes but as there was low cloud they couldn't offer that trip. However they are flexible and gave us an alternative over 2 lakes including an additional landing and take off plus an extended ride to compensate. All in all a never to be forgotten experience.

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we went for a float plane ride there was a bit of a hold up but this was due to the other guests on the same flight running late and had nothing to do with the staff themselves. Great experience. Highly recommend.

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took 8 minutes sea plane ride to experience takeoff and landing on water. This is old single engine plane and sits 8 people. Takeoff and landing on water was smooth. Ride takes you over Rotorua lake. Cost per person is of 190 doller is bit on higher side for just 8 minutes air ride.

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Thames, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

For NZ95 you can get a thrilling take-off and landing and a short circuit overhead Rotorua in a beautiful old 600hp radial-engined De Havilland Otter seaplane. It takes about 8 minutes, but it is another BIG thing ticked-off the bucket-list for me. There are not that many old radial-engined airplanes still flying commercially anywhere in the world these days. So,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We decided on the spur of the moment that if we could book a flight to land on the top of Mt Tarawera then we would. We were lucky there were two seats on a flight the next day and nothing for the rest of the time we were in Rotorua. The next day we turned up and with 3... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We (me, wife and 2 girls of 5 and 6) went on a tour of White Island volcano. Our pilot and guide was Rachel. We shared helicopter with one other couple. I booked online and found the staff to be well organized and informed in answering and addressing out question. Rachel was great. Rachel has been working doing flights to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic morning flight from Rotorua to White Island. Our pilot was very informative both during the flight and at the volcano, where we spent more than an hour walking close to the crater, mud pools, sulphur chimneys and the old mining facilities. The helicopter flight was very comfortable and we luckily had good weather both to and from... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Volcanic air tours out of rotorua too us from rotorua on a 90 minute flight to White Island and back. We saw the thermal activity and gannet colonies and on the way back dolphins and onto mount tarawera and thermal springs and lakes from the air. A special trip to see our own country and we really enjoyed our pilot... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My partner Claire and I enjoyed an absolutely amazing flight with Volcanic air to the summit of Mt Tarawera one beautiful late summers day. Simply put, it was the most amazing trip/experience we have enjoyed. The flight from the jetty close to Volcanic Airs lakeside booking office (when they weigh you on a giant set of scales), was fantastic and... More 

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