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“Amazing Lunar Landscape”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of HELiPRO

Ranked #35 of 56 Tours in Rotorua
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Owner description: The best way to view the Bay of Plenty’s incredibly varied geothermal region is by air. We offer a range of unique and unforgettable scenic flights and excursions which feature this areas remarkable volcanic landscape. You can choose from a short flight over the city or our beautiful Crater Lake district or go for the experience of a life time and land on one of our local volcanoes! HELiPRO offers exclusive landings on the awe inspiring Mt. Tarawera volcano (site of the largest eruption in New Zealand’s living memory) as well as guided tours to White Island, New Zealand’s most active volcano. You can also combine a flight with jet-boating, fishing, rafting, golf, launch cruises, wine tours and lodge transfers. From experiencing the thrill of vertical flight to creating a memory of a lifetime there is something for everyone!
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“Amazing Lunar Landscape”
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Wow! Right from take off we had an amazing trip. Very informative, helpful and skilled pilot who also doubled as our private guide on the island. She was excellent! The landing on White Island was just amazing- it really felt like going back in time to what life on Earth must have been like. Once the rotor blades stopped, just the hiss of the hot steam. Great walking tour of the various hot steamy and stinky parts. Top Tip - Catch and early flight to avoid the boat groups, and you might get lucky like we did and be the only ones on the island for most of the trip. Thanks Heli pro for a trully memorable day. Well worth the money!

Visited November 2012
Thank Cyndyc100
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2012

Went on a three hour adventure to White Island - 50 klms off the coast.
The volcanoe erupted 4 weeks prior and the visit was awesome. Great pilot (cannot remember his name, sorry!) Well worth the money

Visited September 2012
Thank Rob B
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Everyone likes helicoptor rides.”
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Wow. What views as we left the Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley, home of the Pohutu geyser en-route to Mt Tarawera summit for our landing.
What devastation caused by the eruption of Mt Tarawera in 1886. Alot of material must have been shifted that night.
The landing on the summit was perfectly handled by our more than capable pilot. Remember that warmer clothes or jackets as it is cooler up on the summit. The flight follows the rift back over the lakes back down to Te Puia.

Visited April 2012
Thank KimW159
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