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Address: Rotorua City Lakefront, Memorial Drive, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-348 9984
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Description: 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 take a flight over 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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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua

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Eruption Trail float plane experience Rotoroa

I had the pleasure to go on a float plane experience with our guide and pilot Rosie. She is an excellent pilot who controlled the plane with effortless gentleness and provided us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

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Mumbai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had ten days in NZ following our wedding in Auckland. We specifically hired a car (at some expense) and went to Rotorua specifically to do a trip with Volcanic Air. However, they didn't let us know until probably the previous Monday that the weather was likely to affect our plans. Of course, I realise that if the weather is... More 

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VA_Rotorua, Owner at Volcanic Air, responded to this review

Although we appreciate the disappointment for this visitor our pilots decision not to fly to the destination of choice was purely with safety being our first priority. The weather on the day was gusting in excess of 56kmph at the destination exceeding not only our limitations for a comfortable ride but also a safe one. This person stated that wind... More 

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I had the pleasure to go on a float plane experience with our guide and pilot Rosie. She is an excellent pilot who controlled the plane with effortless gentleness and provided us with very focussed running commentary about the amazing wonder and power of geothermal activity, that is so unique in this part of the planet. Willem from SA /... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We loved this tour and it was, by far, the highlight of our trip! To see the area of Rotorua by helicopter and to land on the rim of a volcano is one to check off of the bucket list! What a memory! With a husband who's a geologist and family that has great interest in geology as well, I... More 

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I would like to share 3 observations about this mysterious island: 1. When we landed by helicopter on White Island, we thought we were in an alien world. Fumes were rising everywhere and the landscape was quite different from what we are used to. It didn't help when our pilot announced that if he started to run, we better follow... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Excellent guided tour of White Island and the environment. An excellent guided tour. Arranged by Solitaire lodge and certainly completes a bucket list experience.

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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I was with a Globus tour group and five of our group, including me, took the floatplane excursion on the afternoon of March 24,2015. As I was traveling alone, it was suggested that I take to co-pilot seat which I did. I took this excursion from the Rotorua lakefront for the purpose of scenic overview of the area and photography.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

A very special experience. I would definitely recommend this experience as it is very exclusive. Our guide Eddy is very knowledgeable. Any question you have she is competent in replying. There was never a dull moment throughout the flight. She always has something interesting to talk about. Whether it being a genuine personal interest or a very informative explanation about... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

If you want to see 2 volcanos that are extremely interesting, take their tour that lands on top of Mount Tarawera as well as inside the crater of White Island. You land on top of the first volcano which had the most spectacular eruption human in recorded history. The mud flows from this corruption killed about 129 people. This eruption... More 

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled on this trip from Arthur, manager @ The Black Swan & we were a little put off by the price, HOWEVER, this is well worth the money!!! We had Jason and the helicopter sat 3 guests so we all got a great view. When we flew into the island, Jason made sure everyone got a great view. For... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Our pilot Eddy from Netherlands was an amazingly knowledgeable guide and very caring during the whole tour as well! I got to know a lot of new interesting facts about Rotorua where I currently live and the flights to White Island and Mt Tarawera with landing on both was just absolutely unforgettable. You can take million of photos and record... More 

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Address: Rotorua City Lakefront, Memorial Drive, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-348 9984
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

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