Never would I have expected to get such an extensive lesson of something that is essentially in my backyard. Kurtis the pilot was incredibly knowledgeable in the history of the island and was able to answer questions no matter how abstract. Recommend this trip to...More
Tours and Tickets by Aerius Helicopters
Mount and City Helicopter Flight from Tauranga
Get fantastic aerial views of Tauranga and Matakana Island during this 12-minute helicopter flight. While your pilot narrates, view the Kaimai Ranges, Mayor Island, the Mount, the Port of Tauranta, and Bowentown Heads out the windows. This tour is limited to just three passengers.
$76.38 per adult
Discover New Zealand’s most active volcanoe on a White Island helicopter flight from Tauranga. Fly over to White Island, one of the islands in the Pacific Ring of Fire off the Bay of Plenty. With the blades of your helicopter whirring overhead, hear live commentary from your pilot via your headset earphones. Fly along the island’s rugged coastline. See flocks of birds flying over the sulfur-yellow landscape and watch the waves for marine life.
Papamoa Hills Helicopter Flight from Tauranga
Take to the sky in a helicopter and get incredible bird’s-eye view photos of Mount Maunganui and the Papamoa Hills. On this short aerial tour of the Bay of Plenty, enjoy grand views of the Tauranga and Omokoroa coastlines before heading inland to see the deep valleys and historic sites of old Māori pā in the Papamoa Hills Regional Park. Don’t get distracted by others in your helicopter - it’s just you and your pilot in the air on this private tour.
$139.48 per adult
Whangamata and Waihi Gold Mine Helicopter Flight
Enjoy epic aerial views of isolated Whagamata town, Matakana Island's beach, and the Waihi Gold Mine on this 40-minute helicopter flight. Don a headset to her your pilot/guide's commentary on the history, culture, and ecology of these isolated places, best seen from the air. Hotel and port pickup and drop-off available.
$308.84 per adult
White Island Volcano Helicopter Flight from Tauranga
Gaze out on aerial views of White Island Volcano, New Zealand's most active, on this 70-minute flight narrated by a pilot/guide. Get the opportunity to snap photos of this unusual geological site and enjoy an intimate atmosphere, as the helicopter holds just 8 passengers.
$451.64 per adult
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