• Half A Day Duration
  • English
  • Free Cancellation 34 Days Before Use
  • Printed Voucher Accepted
  • No Transfer
  • No Meals Included

Volcanic Air - By Floatplane

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Come with Volcanic Air to explore Rotorua's volcanoes, geothermal reserves and lakes district from both the air and the ground!


There are many options to choose from to see the beautiful Rotorua from above. Join a 8 minute Flight Experience to discover the romance of landing and taking off in a floatplane with panoramic views of Rotorua from above. Great for a first time experience of a floatplane flight! Or upgrade to a 15 minute Crater Lakes Flight, climbing over the eastern ridgeline to enjoy the stunning views of the lakes of Okataina, Tarawera, Okareka, Rotokakahi (Green Lake) and Tikitapu (Blue Lake).



You can also choose a 30 minute Eruption Trail Tour to enjoy the stunning lakes district and aerial views of the Waimangu thermal Valley and its vibrant Inferno Crater and Frying Pan Lake. Alternatively, join a 1 hour 25 minute White Island/Mount Tarawera 'Floatplane Adventure', where you can experience the beauty of the lakes district, the peaks and craters of Mount Tarawera and a flight over New Zealand's only permanently active volcano 'White Island'.



For a more extended tour, there are two more options for you to choose from. The Thermal Explorer is approximately 2 hours 15 minutes in duration, and includes approximately 1 hour touring the Valley of Orakei Korako. On this tour you will experience aerial views of Mount Tarawera and the vibrant Waimangu and Waiotapu geothermal reserves before landing on the "Mighty" Waikato River to explore the hidden thermal valley of Orakei Korako.



Alternatively, you can combine a floatplane flight with a 4WD and hiking experience by Kaitiaki Adventures, where your journey begins with an off road 4WD experience through native New Zealand bush, transporting you to the craters edge. After a 1.5 to 2 hour hike, your 4WD will then drop you at the remote shores of Lake Rerewhakaaitu where you will return to Rotorua by Floatplane. You will then enjoy a spectacular aerial overview of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, Mount Tarawera and the hidden lakes district.


Choose one of those wonderful floatplane flights - book your adventure online with us today!


Assembling arrangement:
  • Meeting point: Memorial Drive, Rotorua City Lakefront, Rotorua, New Zealand

  • Please check-in at the meeting point at least 15 minutes in advance of your scheduled departure time.

Tips:
  • Child ticket: Ages 2 - 11 years (certain flights)

  • Infants under the age of 2 can take part in some flights for free.

  • Please be advised that the maximum weight is 110kg, individuals weighing over 110kg will incur extra charges.

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  • Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.

  • Please print the voucher and present it on the day of the tour.

  • Your tour operator's contact details are included on the tour voucher.


Cancellation rules:
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellation or revision made at least 34 days before use.
  • 25% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 11-33 days before use.
  • 75% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 6-10 days before use.
  • No cancellation or revision within 5 days before use.
  • If you do not show up at the required time, you will be considered to have forfeited your booking and will not be entitled to a refund.
  • This activity is subject to favourable weather conditions; if cancelled due to poor weather, you will have the option of an alternative date or a full refund.
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