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Review of Taupo's Floatplane

Taupo's Floatplane
Ranked #16 of 56 Outdoor Activities in Taupo
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Reviewed 9 November 2010

Today we took the Mt Ruapehu Vista trip. While I was apprehensive about flying a little seaplane to 9000 ft, we felt safe the whole time. The piloting was very smooth and it didn't even feel like we were going that high.

Neil and his team were a pleasure to deal with; even with our 3.5 year old daughter.

This is a once in a lifetime experience, and I'd highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 16 April 2010

a great trip around the lake, over the geothermal areas, Huka Falls & a special trip over the town to wave at our friends. It was a shame the weather had closed in, so we couldn't get to the mountain, but this is definitely a worthwhile activity if you are visiting Taupo. I'd been to Taupo a couple of times before, but this was a great new perspective. My 10 yr old son thought it was awesome (especially because he got to sit up the front with all the dials & levers).

Thank JamesSeb
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Reviewed 25 February 2010

We took the hour-long flight from Taupo over the mountains of the central plateau. Having skied and hiked around the area, it was great to get a different perspective.
The plane was small (about a 6-seater I think) but I always felt safe and the pilot was friendly with good knowledge of the area.
The flight was about $300 per person - about the same as skydiving in Taupo, so if you prefer your thrills a little less extreme, this is a good way to go, and for us it was a great treat.

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