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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua provided by Volcanic Air

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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Lakefront Drive
    Lakefront Drive, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    Rotorua City Lakefront
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Mt. Tarawera
  • You'll end at
    Lakefront Drive
    Lakefront Drive, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    Rotorua City Lakefront
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Lakefront Drive, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Duration
30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 30-minute scenic floatplane flight over Mt. Tarawera Volcano
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
16Reviews
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Ainsley DS wrote a review Dec 2020
215 contributions80 helpful votes
We had the most fantastic seaplane flight with Volcanic air! Every aspect of our day was flawless. The pilot was excellent in making sure everyone enjoyed their time in a safe and fun manner. The views from the plane were like nothing else I had seen before and certainly made me
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Volcanic A, General Manager at Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi Ainsley. I'm glad you and your mum enjoyed your flight. It was a real pleasure having you aboard, along with carrying you guys to the beach, always service with a smile:) - Steven
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Gregory T wrote a review Dec 2020
38 contributions2 helpful votes
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Such a treat to have had the opportunity to view our beautiful Rotorua & surrounds from above. Our pilot was fantastic and very knowledgeable. Besides the beautiful views and seeing all our amazing lakes, it was definitely a highlight & a laugh to watch our pilot carry two
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Volcanic A, General Manager at Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
Responded 13 Dec 2020
Thank you for the review. I'm glad you had a good trip in our floatplane. It was an extra special trip being able to do an additional landing to drop off the two passengers - it's always service with a smile :) - Steven
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Peeb_10 wrote a review Sep 2020
Wellington, New Zealand29 contributions2 helpful votes
Fabulous trip, a real highlight! Our pilot Steve was very knowledgeable and maximised the photo opportunities. Beautiful and awe inspiring scenery.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Volcanic A, General Manager at Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
Responded 20 Sep 2020
Thank you for your review, it was a real privilege to be able to take you on a flight with us, hopefully we will see you again sometime soon - Steve
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Geoff M wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia17 contributions
This 30 minute flight is fantastic. We flew in the old 10 seat aircraft which was like flying in the days of old. The views from every seat are excellent. The scenery is terrific and as the plane doesn't go much higher than the actual volcano you get magnificent views right down
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Volcanic A, General Manager at Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
Responded 3 Mar 2020
Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your flight.
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eagle140 wrote a review Jan 2020
Gold Coast, Australia16 contributions5 helpful votes
Our family recently did the scenic floatplane flight from Lake Rotorua taking in the spectacular volcanic landscape. From the very first contact the service was excellent. The office staff were incredibly helpful,friendly and informative. The pilot Steve was a highly skilled
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Volcanic A, General Manager at Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
Responded 25 Jan 2020
Hello the Bradley and Evans family. Thank you for your review and we are very happy you and your family enjoyed their flight! It was a real joy to taking you on a flight around our beautiful area - Steve
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About the operator

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Snag1967
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Best way to see the beautiful country
The team at Volcanic Air were fantastic. The scenery and commentary made the trip in the sea plane. Best way to see
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Holdenontop
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TOP FLIGHT
Fantastic flight with a great pilot. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff who looked after us well.
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MegsFaram
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A must.
Float plane to Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools. This is a must. Even for a seasoned visitor to Rotorua and the lake, this
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hollielovesplants
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I got to ride shotgun on a floatplane!!
This was an incredible experience. I have never been on a small plane before, let alone a floatplane, so I was very
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14marilynb
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This trip will leave a lasting memory
Cannot fault this trip. Everybody we dealt with was bubby bright informative and a pleasure to deal with. The pilot
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Mdmohit
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Fabulous
Its was one of the best experience of my life, staff was really nice and welcoming. I will highly recommend do ever
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JoDewar
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A must do!
This was quite something! Highly recommend. Right from the beginning, the administrator was professional and friend
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spidernz
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Special Experience
This was unexpected. We had booked the float plane ride over Mt Tarawera, but they had the plane out of action, so
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Climberman99
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Float plane flight to hot pools on Lake Rotoriti
Our guide was super nice and knew a lot about the area. The flight was quick and cool would do it again with others
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Raju L
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Lake Rotoiti heli plane trip
We four were escorted by a friendly guide Colum to the pool with mesmerizing 12 mins plane flight. Fully enjoyed an
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AnitaV1669
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Awesome
The amazing view from the helicopter, a great experience, the staff were very friendly and informative. Our pilot
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Ohope45
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Awesome and memorable highlight
This was an amazing experience. Dorien in the office was great and the 2 pilots we went with were so friendly and h
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millswhanau
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25th Wedding Anniversary
The activity my wife and I took was a flight from Rotorua to Rotoiti with a swim at the hot pools for an hour then
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Athlone30
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Tarawera Bucket tour.
We are being asked to spend local, what an awesome way to do this. The weather perfect , sunny and clear, Reception
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Annabelle C
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AWESOME must do in Rotorua !
Floatplane to Lake Rotoiti & soak in hot pools Manupirua bay.Spectacular views of Lakes.Awesome experience in float
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