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Address: Memorial Drive | Rotorua City Lakefront, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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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 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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Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing
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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
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White Island Helicopter Flight and Volcano Walking Tour

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My partner had never been in a helicopter before so why not !!!... We booked the volcano landing trip...there were only the two of us so we could take it in turns to sit up front... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brian A
Benidorm, Spain
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Benidorm, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner had never been in a helicopter before so why not !!!... We booked the volcano landing trip...there were only the two of us so we could take it in turns to sit up front with our pilot Cory...what a great guy, very knowledgeable and a great pilot.. He took us onto the top of the volcano and then... More 

Thank Brian A
Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the 40 minute tour of the volcano with my wife and toddler son; we had planned for the morning but cloud cover got us pushed back to the afternoon which was probably better really since we felt a bit less rushed. Our guide/pilot knew a lot about the area and was very friendly and approachable. There are some... More 

Thank Retinol13
Cheshire England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have never been in a float plane so we could not resist this opportunity while we were in Rotorua. There were 9 of us in the plane. Due to low cloud we were unable to go over the volcano but the alternative route we took was great. The landing and take off were very smooth and it was a... More 

Thank Cheshire174
Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a helicopter your around the lake with landing on the volcano. This was an absolute experience! The pilot was great and seemed to be very experienced. Three aircraft appeared well maintained. The tour was advertised to take about 45 minutes, but took in fact about one hour. An absolute must-do when in Rotorua!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

I have done the tour to White Island which is an unforgettable experience! You feel like in another world! As it was my first helicopter flight I was quite nervous at the beginning but I felt very safe every moment even the landing on White Island can be quite challenging.

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Romford Essex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

We did want to take the flight over the volcanoes but as there was low cloud they couldn't offer that trip. However they are flexible and gave us an alternative over 2 lakes including an additional landing and take off plus an extended ride to compensate. All in all a never to be forgotten experience.

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

When we went for a float plane ride there was a bit of a hold up but this was due to the other guests on the same flight running late and had nothing to do with the staff themselves. Great experience. Highly recommend.

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

We took 8 minutes sea plane ride to experience takeoff and landing on water. This is old single engine plane and sits 8 people. Takeoff and landing on water was smooth. Ride takes you over Rotorua lake. Cost per person is of 190 doller is bit on higher side for just 8 minutes air ride.

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Thames, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

For NZ95 you can get a thrilling take-off and landing and a short circuit overhead Rotorua in a beautiful old 600hp radial-engined De Havilland Otter seaplane. It takes about 8 minutes, but it is another BIG thing ticked-off the bucket-list for me. There are not that many old radial-engined airplanes still flying commercially anywhere in the world these days. So,... More 

Thank Craigbeep
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We decided on the spur of the moment that if we could book a flight to land on the top of Mt Tarawera then we would. We were lucky there were two seats on a flight the next day and nothing for the rest of the time we were in Rotorua. The next day we turned up and with 3... More 

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