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Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure

216 Aerodrome Road | Whakatane Airport, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
+64 800 804 354
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The BEST experience in New Zealand

We had such an incredible time on our tour with Frontier Helicopters! Our day started a bit rough... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Molly S
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Incredible experience

We went with Frontier Helicopters to see White Island. Luke was our pilot and guide. We went with... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
FLT36
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Your White Island Volcano Adventure with Frontier Helicopters takes you to the edge of and into a continuously active volcano, a living breathing geological giant where you will experience first hand the power of nature in its untouched form. Your view from high above spans the entire island. Towering steam columns, bold landforms and intricate textures make for an amazing spectacle. Drifting down and passing slowly along the crater rim you can sense the energy of each billowing crater and steaming vent. Close up, rich colours accentuate this rare environment of extreme beauty and raw energy. Landing provides the opportunity to take a one hour guided walk amongst the scene from the dawn of time.
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216 Aerodrome Road | Whakatane Airport, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had such an incredible time on our tour with Frontier Helicopters! Our day started a bit rough because the group before us got lost and were around an hour late to their booking so that meant our tour was pushed back also. However, Anna...More

Thank Molly S
FrontierNZ, Manager at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hi Molly, Thank you so much for that awesome review!! I am so glad that you guys had an amazing time and if at any point my voice got boring the wide variety of rocks on the volcano kept you occupied!!! The weather worked out...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

We went with Frontier Helicopters to see White Island. Luke was our pilot and guide. We went with Frontier as our flight with Volcanic Air was cancelled due to bad weather. We contacted Frontier on the same day and as they were able to fly,...More

Thank FLT36
FrontierNZ, Receptionist at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you for choosing to fly with Frontier Helicopters. I'm glad we could accommodate you, so you could go and enjoy our beautiful White Island Volcano. It is definitely a once and a lifetime opportunity. We are so happy you enjoyed your White Island Volcano...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Shouted hubby a trip out to White island for our 20th wedding anniversary. Was spectacular! I had been out to White island 25 years prior on a boat, but was just amazing flying around it over it and landing! Luke our pilot was great! Thanks...More

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FrontierNZ, Front Desk Reception - Frontier Helicopters at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. What a fantastic thing to do on your wedding anniversary & we are so glad that made it a memorable one for you both. We really appreciate you as a valued customer, Thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We had heard great things about this trip and decided to splash out the near £400 each to visit White Island in style. We were not disappointed and this was the best thing we did whilst in NZ. I'd read that if you get the...More

Thank Laurence1985
FrontierNZ, Receptionist at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you kindly for sharing your experience with us at Frontier Helicopters. We absolutely love ,being able to share our knowledge/experience with all our guest . It is definitely a special moment, when you get the whole Island to yourself.Once again Thank you so much...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Been into a few volcanoes around the planet & had my eye on White Is heli tour for awhile. Lucky the weather broke & allowed us to go out there. Great service & caring from the office start to finish. Luke (pilot) was great, just...More

Thank GJA54
FrontierNZ, Reception at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

First off I'd like to Thank you for joining us at Frontier Helicopters, I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your adventure over to White Island Volcano. I'll make sure to pass on your amazing comments to the rest of the Frontier team.I'm glad...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

The day was sunny, blue sky and no wind. Perfect for a trip to White Island. The trip out took us over Moutohora island and then on to White Island. we flew over the island and could see the crater lake and the ridge of...More

Thank 155richard81
FrontierNZ, Reception at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you so much for joining and sharing your experience with us at Frontier Helicopters,I think that White Island has the most beautiful scenery to offer to our guest, I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. Kind regards, Frontier Helicopters

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We were all alone on White Island on a beautiful sunny morning and it felt like a privilege, as well as feeling like the cost was well worth it. The helicopter gave good views to all and the pilot/guide was very good in both facets...More

Thank Dennis J
FrontierNZ, Reception at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

I'm glad we had the chance to share White Island with you, It's always a special moment when you get a beautiful island all to yourself with stunning views. We really appreciate you as a valued customer, Thank you so much for joining our team...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time I hardly know where to start. Our pilot and guide Pete looked after our comfort and safety, kept us entertained and told us lots of interesting facts. He gave us plenty of photo opportunities and he has a great...More

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FrontierNZ, Reception at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Im so happy that you enjoyed your trip to White Island, Our team here at Frontier Helicopters love sharing our history with our guests.Im so glad we provided safety, humour and comfort while you were on your adventure with us.Thank you so much for sharing...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We'd travelled from Dunfermline, the ancient capitol of Scotland, to New Zealand, to visit my cousins Danny and John Maitland and their families. They gave us the best holiday we've ever had. One of the most amazing highlights of our holiday was the Frontier helicopter...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Unfortunately, or as it turned out fortunately, the alternative boat trip was booked out so decisions had to be made. We "bit the bullet" and organised an 8 am flight to White Island. It was an unreal experience! The trip to the island took only...More

Thank Robert D
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sab0712
3 September 2017|
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Response from FrontierNZ | Property representative |
If you type up either am or pm, then we can allocate an available time slot OR you can email us direct OR you can call us 0800 804 354 We look forward to hearing from you. We advise you book your trip asap as February is... More
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Hi, I would definitely book in advance. You will then need to keep in contact with the company and they will update you on the weather and flying conditions. Our flight left a bit later than planned, due to rain and fog, but... More
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