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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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US$667.35*
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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

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
Reviewed 3 days 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
Reviewed 4 days 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

Thank Mark_Kayaker_Cycling
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous trip to White Island. Great start with friendly Suzi, first impression of Volcanic Air. Pilot Jonathan (Jono) gave us a very smooth landing and take off, humorous, easy going and knowledgeable account of details. Offered to take photos. If you have only one extravagance...More

Thank Siobhan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very last minute decision for me and Volcanic Air made me feel really welcome. I was greeted by the lovely Tess, she took my details and introduced me to our pilot George. I got to ride up front and had some incredible...More

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback Emma, so glad you had a great time :) we hope everybody enjoys our tours as much as you did!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great experience , taking off and landing on the small sea-plane was great fun and the actual time spent in the air flying over the old volcanoes and surrounding area was fascinating.

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

Awesome feedback guys!! So happy that you enjoyed viewing our beautiful district from above :)

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