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Taupo's Floatplane

Lake Front Boat Harbour, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-378 7500
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Really special!

Fabulous flight on a flawless day with the most expert of pilots! I am a nervous flyer but didn't... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
MaryFar
,
Auckland New Zealand
Memorable Experience

Our family of 5 took the 20 minute tour - might seem short but we were able to see Taupo lake... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Chris M
,
Manila, Philippines
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Lake Front Boat Harbour, Taupo, New Zealand
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+64 7-378 7500

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fabulous flight on a flawless day with the most expert of pilots! I am a nervous flyer but didn't feel any fear in this great little plane - saw the whole of Lake Taupo, Craters of the Moon and the beautiful surroundings. A thrilling experience...More

Thank MaryFar
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Our family of 5 took the 20 minute tour - might seem short but we were able to see Taupo lake, geothermal plant, rivers, Huka falls, etc. In hindsight and if you have the budget to spare, the longer tours will bring you closer to...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

While in Taupo, my mother and I decided to see the area from above. Having been in a helicopter before, we chose the floatplane instead and what a great decision. We had a wonderful time on the 20 minute flight and although I was worried...More

Thank kdblanch
Neil K, Manager at Taupo's Floatplane, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give great feed back. Hope the rest of thr holiday went well.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

A friend of mine and I made “A Taste of Taupo” flight and we liked it very much. The pilot was very experienced (20 years of flights) and during the flight he explained us what are the places we are flying over. The tour is...More

Thank Jana T
Neil K, Manager at Taupo's Floatplane, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi Jana, Thank you for the great review and awesome photos.

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! What an incredible experience. Phenomenal scenery over lake Taupo and surroundings. Views of Ruapehue, Mount Doom and Tobgariro were lovely. The highlights of the 20minute flight were the Haka Falls, the Craters of the Moon, the sharp rising cliffs around the edge of the...More

Thank 01donala
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

A taste of Taupo's lake from the air the views are spectacular, well worth the money the pilot gave a comentrey on all the important highlights. He had 20 experience on water plane's.

Thank Peter O
Neil K, Owner at Taupo's Floatplane, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a good review. So glad you enjoyed your flight with me.

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Still can't believe we did this (the shorter flight) on a whim! But wow, the views were amazing. One daughter was a bit nervous to start with but the super female pilot did a good job of reassuring her and of flying, of course! And...More

Thank Pippola18
Neil K, Manager at Taupo's Floatplane, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Glad you enjoyed you flight with us. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Wanting a floatplane flight on my visit to Taupo, I contacted Taupo floatplanes about matching me up for a flight to make the required number. Failing a match I was prepared to pay the extra for a flight. The staff went out of their way...More

Thank Eric M
Neil K, Manager at Taupo's Floatplane, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for the great feed back

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Flying over the volcanos of the Tongariro Park was one of several objectives for this New Zealand tour. We had just flown in to Taupo from Wellington and had only a few hours before leaving for Rotorua. Mountain Air referred me to Taupo's Floatplane for...More

Thank Silverstreak46
Neil K, Manager at Taupo's Floatplane, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Such great feed back thank you.

Reviewed 30 November 2016

Sadly we couldn't do the Mount Ruapehu Scenic trip, due to weather conditions but, reassured by Neil, the boss, we bought into the Orakei Korako trip. George, the pilot, was brilliant. He took on board the slight nervousness of my wife and proceeded to give...More

Thank David B
Neil K, Manager at Taupo's Floatplane, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Hi David, thank you for the time to review us. So glad you enjoyed the trip. Have a Merry Christmas.

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Response from HughCondron | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Taupo is very much geared up for camper van parking and you should have no problems.
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