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Scenic air tour
Choice of several departures throughout the day
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Set amidst a myriad of volcanic crater lakes and steeped in Maori legend, Mt. Tarawera's lunar-like landscape is an awesome sight that can only be fully appreciated from the air. The 1886 eruption of the now dormant Mt Tarawera created an 8km (5-mile) volcanic rift along the summit of the mountain, forming a spectacular landscape of jagged rocks and volcanic lakes. Your 30-minute scenic flight from Rotorua will take you soaring over Mt. Tarawera’s crater rift before flying south to the Steaming Cliffs and hot lakes of Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Returning to Rotorua you’ll fly over the Blue and Green Lakes, and the geysers of Whakarewareewa Thermal Reserve before ending your flight with a landing on Rotorua Lake. Flights depart throughout the day from dawn to dusk, so simply advise your preferred departure time when booking. A minimum of 2 adults is required per booking.
30-minute scenic floatplane flight over Mt. Tarawera Volcano
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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
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
Volcanic Air’s office, Memorial Drive, Rotorua City Lakefront