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Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing

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US$ 326.60
2 adults
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You'll start at
Memorial Drive
Memorial Drive, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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    Mt. Tarawera
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
    Land at our dormant volcano and view some out most beautiful lakes
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You'll end at
Memorial Drive
Memorial Drive, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Important Information
Departure Point
Memorial Drive, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Pilot-guide
  • Commentary on board
  • Entry/Admission - Mt. Tarawera
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to comfort and balance of the aircraft, the maximum weight per seat/passenger is 297 lbs (135 kg)
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alan G wrote a review Apr 2019
44 contributions10 helpful votes
Excellent pilot and guide combined. See crater and surrounds from above , plus the added benefit of a crater landing , Fly over mud pools and thermal lakes ,great way to see the unbelievably colours in the lakes
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Date of experience: April 2019
Response from VA_Rotorua, General Manager at Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing
Responded 17 Jun 2019
Thank you Alan for your review. Great to hear you had an amazing flight with us.
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tfortatiana wrote a review Feb 2018
26 contributions3 helpful votes
Originally I booked the White Island Heli tour with volcano landing and walking. Got the departure time confirmed and arrived on time at 8.30am. Very friendly stuff explained that we were waiting for 2 more people (offered a free coffee at a nice cafe nearby). About 30 mins
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Larry L wrote a review Dec 2017
51 contributions21 helpful votes
We did the White Island plus Mt. Tawawera combo. Totally worth the extra price. Our pilot was engaging and extremely knowledgeable. We travel many months each year and use lots of helicopters. We try for private charters with doors off for photos. This was not realistic for
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Date of experience: December 2017
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Volcanic Air
Pascoe Vale, Australia
A must-do experience in Rotorua
Fabulous views over the lakes, which were spectacularly beautiful. Exhilarating flight. Informative commentary
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Gold Coast, Australia
'Must Do' Rotorua experience
Our family recently did the scenic floatplane flight from Lake Rotorua taking in the spectacular volcanic
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A flight of fancy
A really delightful trip which opens up a brilliant view of the landscape allowing you to see the row of volcanic
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Mount Tarawera Orakei Korako Thermal Explorer by Helicopter
We had booked for Whakaari/White Island /Mt Tarawera helicopter tour in December 2019 but Volcanic Air worked with
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Malcolm Carey
Ballito, South Africa
Sad to hear about eruption after our excellent trip
We had a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience on Saturday 7 December. The crew of Ryan and Sam provided us with a day
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Samantha P
Amazing! Wish I could give a higher rating!
My husband and I did the White Island/Mount Tawawera Dual landing on November 12th, and this was probably the
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Trenton S
Incredible adventure!
This was truly a fantastic experience, from beginning to end. The staff was very welcoming and friendly, and our
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Bucket List Items Checked!
Unbelievable experience. The helicopter ride was thrilling and being able to set foot on an extremely active
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
White Island Helicopter And Walk Tour
Excellent morning visit to White Island on a shiny new helicopter piloted by Sam, who was also our guide on the
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Lymington, United Kingdom
The company couldn’t be more helpful. We wanted to fly in a floatplane but the weather was changeable so they kept
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Key Details
  • Duration: 40m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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