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Volcanic Air

Memorial Drive | Rotorua City Lakefront, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 9984
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US$145.91*
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15-Minute Crater Lakes Flight by Helicopter from Rotorua
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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
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US$295.56*
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Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing
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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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“float plane” (29 reviews)
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Memorial Drive | Rotorua City Lakefront, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 7-348 9984
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1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not want for better customer service from all those at Volcanic Air. Various emails to and from Susie in the office to work out the best date and time for our dual volcano trip saw us booking just the day before the trip,...More

Thank Kristi N
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Kristi, it is great to hear that we were a highlight of your whole trip! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us some feedback, it is wonderful to read and pass on to the team. We trust you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taz, our pilot was a good source of local knowledge and had a good sense of humour too. We had a brilliant flight out to White Island and Taz took us on a tour round the island and gave us lots of information about it,...More

Thank squares1967
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! It is so good to hear you had such a wonderful time on your trip and what a great experience for your 10 year old. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we very much appreciate the feedback. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did one of their short floatplane trips and what can I say! It was amazing, with a great pilot and great view. I will be back in Rotorua shortly and will definitely be doing one of their other trips. An amazing experience.More

Thank mrnothersan
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know your thoughts. We are so happy you liked your Floatplane experience as much as we do! We very much look forward to having you fly again with us soon over this fantastic...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are very view tour operators out there that I can genuinely compare the level of quality and service these guys offer. Aside from the absolutely amazing helicopter trip out to the White Island volcano, which I cannot recommend highly enough (the cost is well...More

Thank Leeavonway
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there! We are so happy that you were able to join the White Island trip and experience everything we love about this part of New Zealand. Thank you for the awesome feedback, we try our best to make sure that nobody misses out and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Probably my highlight of 3 weeks on the north and South Island - a helicopter trip and landing on White Island. Where else can this be done?!!!? We loved the guided tour of the old sulphur mine and crater edge by Eddie, our pilot. She...More

Thank Humpyfamily
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So great to hear such a wonderful review! We are so happy you enjoyed your flight and this once in a life time trip. We hope you loved every minute of your time in New Zealand. Kind regards, The Volcanic Team :)

Reviewed 16 July 2017

We took the helicopter tour that landed in Mt Terawara where it was easy to see the damage the eruption had done in the 1900s. Great views of the area from the sky. Excellent pilot. Highly recommended and worth the price.

Thank Zenatakos
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Landing on Mount Tarawera truly is a thought provoking and historic trip and we are happy you enjoyed it as much as us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand. Kind regards and thank you, The Volcanic Air Team

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Thanks Eddy and the team for an amazing flight to Mount Tarawera. Amazing views, commentary and service. A must do when in Rotorua!

Thank Nicole M
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for the kind words and for flying with us Nicole, it is great to hear you had such a wonderful time! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Rotorua :). Cheers, The Volcanic Air Team

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great pilot and a guide Jonathan really did a great work explaining different things with a great sense of humor. Give this man a pay raise!! :) We did a tour 4C White Island / Mount Tarawera - “Dual Volcano Landing". Just hard to describe...More

Thank Max E
VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hi Max and Lisa! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your tour so much, it really is a once in a life time trip. We will make sure Jonathon receives your awesome feedback. Thank you for flying with us and we hope you enjoy...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Volcanic Air offer a number of packages and my partner and I went on the White Island Helicopter Flight and Volcano Walking Tour. There are not enough superlatives to describe just how much fun and how educational this trip was. We had a stunning almost...More

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VA_Rotorua, Front Office Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator at Volcanic Air, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hi Mark, thank you for the beautiful review! We are so happy you had such a perfect day and enjoyed the experience to its fullest. Have a wonderful weekend and thanks from the Volcanic Air Team :)

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Helicopter ride a must in my opinion. The approach over the water and landing is awesome! The walk around is great, the clouds of sulfur and boiling mud is so interesting to see the steam vents are worth seeing. A trip that is worth it...More

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