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15-Minute Crater Lakes Flight by Helicopter from Rotorua

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    What to Expect
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    Pass By: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand

    You will start by flying over Lake Rotorua and making your way towards our crater lakes. Lake Okataina, Lake Okareka, Blue Lake and green lake. You will then make your way back over Whakarewarewa forest and Sulphur bay.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Memorial Drive, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional pilot-guide
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund Minimum numbers apply.
    • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking Due to comfort and balance of the aircraft, the maximum per seat limit is 297 lbs (135 kg) per passenger
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The ride seemed a lot shorter than anticipated, couldn’t really see exactly what was spoken about from the pilot. However, we learnt a few interesting facts. Was okay overall but not worth the money.
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    Rotorua is a quiet town and there’s no indication that within and outside the city limits there are seven lakes, each of a different color, including one private lake hallowed by the Maori as a burial place. A helicopter or plane ride is the best way to see the beauty which is
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    Response from VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Coordinator at 15-Minute Crater Lakes Flight by Helicopter from Rotorua
    Responded Apr 8, 2018
    Hi there, We really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review! The lakes in the area really are beautiful and the area is best seen from above. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your trip. Kind regards, The Volcanic Air Team
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

    By: Volcanic Air
    303 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Gold Coast, Australia
    'Must Do' Rotorua experience
    Our family recently did the scenic floatplane flight from Lake Rotorua taking in the spectacular volcanic
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    A flight of fancy
    A really delightful trip which opens up a brilliant view of the landscape allowing you to see the row of volcanic
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    Mount Tarawera Orakei Korako Thermal Explorer by Helicopter
    We had booked for Whakaari/White Island /Mt Tarawera helicopter tour in December 2019 but Volcanic Air worked with
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    Ballito, South Africa
    Sad to hear about eruption after our excellent trip
    We had a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience on Saturday 7 December. The crew of Ryan and Sam provided us with a day
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    Amazing! Wish I could give a higher rating!
    My husband and I did the White Island/Mount Tawawera Dual landing on November 12th, and this was probably the
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    Trenton S
    Incredible adventure!
    This was truly a fantastic experience, from beginning to end. The staff was very welcoming and friendly, and our
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    Bucket List Items Checked!
    Unbelievable experience. The helicopter ride was thrilling and being able to set foot on an extremely active
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    Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
    White Island Helicopter And Walk Tour
    Excellent morning visit to White Island on a shiny new helicopter piloted by Sam, who was also our guide on the
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    Lymington, United Kingdom
    The company couldn’t be more helpful. We wanted to fly in a floatplane but the weather was changeable so they kept
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    Robin H
    Greymouth, New Zealand
    This trip, while expensive, is absolutely unforgettable. After landing on Tarawera and spending about 20 minutes,
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    Ron S
    Folkestone, United Kingdom
    A once in a lifetime event
    This is the most amazing trip you could ever take a must do event. I cannot think of anymore friendly and helpful
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    Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle, The Netherlands
    simply amazing
    The weather was really nice and for a long time we were the only ones on the Island. Maybe I was just lucky but
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    Last Minute Flights and Pilot Selfies
    Last minute decision to blow the last of my holiday cash on a seaplane that the the kids had been eyeing up all
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    Completely brilliant. Our pilot Stephen was perfect, friendly, funny, and engaging. He went above and beyond (ha)
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    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Absolutely awesome experience
    We had such a great time flying out to the island, exploring it, etc. as the wind was in the right direction and
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    Key Details
    • Lake Rotorua
    • Duration: 15m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
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