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Volcanic Air

Memorial Drive | Rotorua City Lakefront, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 9984
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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
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Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing
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USD 674.48*
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White Island Helicopter Flight and Volcano Walking Tour
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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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Memorial Drive | Rotorua City Lakefront, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 7-348 9984
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are very view tour operators out there that I can genuinely compare the level of quality and service these guys offer. Aside from the absolutely amazing helicopter trip out to the White Island volcano, which I cannot recommend highly enough (the cost is well...More

Thank Leeavonway
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Probably my highlight of 3 weeks on the north and South Island - a helicopter trip and landing on White Island. Where else can this be done?!!!? We loved the guided tour of the old sulphur mine and crater edge by Eddie, our pilot. She...More

Thank Humpyfamily
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So great to hear such a wonderful review! We are so happy you enjoyed your flight and this once in a life time trip. We hope you loved every minute of your time in New Zealand. Kind regards, The Volcanic Team :)

Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the helicopter tour that landed in Mt Terawara where it was easy to see the damage the eruption had done in the 1900s. Great views of the area from the sky. Excellent pilot. Highly recommended and worth the price.

Thank Zenatakos
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Landing on Mount Tarawera truly is a thought provoking and historic trip and we are happy you enjoyed it as much as us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand. Kind regards and thank you, The Volcanic Air Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Eddy and the team for an amazing flight to Mount Tarawera. Amazing views, commentary and service. A must do when in Rotorua!

Thank Nicole M
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words and for flying with us Nicole, it is great to hear you had such a wonderful time! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Rotorua :). Cheers, The Volcanic Air Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pilot and a guide Jonathan really did a great work explaining different things with a great sense of humor. Give this man a pay raise!! :) We did a tour 4C White Island / Mount Tarawera - “Dual Volcano Landing". Just hard to describe...More

Thank Max E
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Max and Lisa! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your tour so much, it really is a once in a life time trip. We will make sure Jonathon receives your awesome feedback. Thank you for flying with us and we hope you enjoy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Volcanic Air offer a number of packages and my partner and I went on the White Island Helicopter Flight and Volcano Walking Tour. There are not enough superlatives to describe just how much fun and how educational this trip was. We had a stunning almost...More

1  Thank Mark_Kayaker_Cycling
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mark, thank you for the beautiful review! We are so happy you had such a perfect day and enjoyed the experience to its fullest. Have a wonderful weekend and thanks from the Volcanic Air Team :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Helicopter ride a must in my opinion. The approach over the water and landing is awesome! The walk around is great, the clouds of sulfur and boiling mud is so interesting to see the steam vents are worth seeing. A trip that is worth it...More

Thank pkmcallen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the White Island tour and it was amazing. The ride was smooth and the tour was fantastic. We felt very safe and there was a safety briefing once we landed on the active volcano. Overall it was such a unique tour and worth...More

Thank EatWorkTravel
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Manager at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's so awesome to hear how much you enjoyed our White Island tour!! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us some great feedback - we really appreciate this! If you are still traveling we wish you a fantastic journey :)

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We were umming and arring about this trip, it was a fair bit of cash, but honestly it was so worth the money, I'd now pay double. Jono our pilot and guide was awesome, so knowledgable, friendly and easy going. The helicopter was a thrill...More

Thank KateOrbit
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Manager at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Awesome to hear you enjoyed the tour so much! Thank you for the wicked feedback :)

Reviewed 5 June 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable trip to two volcanos, what more could you ask for? I'll tell you what more you can ask for, a gas mask! because if you don't use one, certain areas on the volcano will make you cough. TIP - don't cough into...More

Thank Paul S
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