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Address: Jean Batten Drive | Hanger 5, Tauranga Airport, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 800 864 354
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Let Aerius Helicopters take you on a trip of a life time over the scenic...

Let Aerius Helicopters take you on a trip of a life time over the scenic Bay of Plenty. Our flight options range from quick joy flights showcasing the beautiful Tauranga/Mount Maunganui region, or for the more adventurous we can take you for a picnic on a dormant volcano, a flight into, and tour of New Zealand's most active volcano, explore the lakes and geothermal areas of Rotorua or visit Hobbiton, the movie set used for The Lord of the rings and The Hobbit.

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US$ 84.55*
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North Island Scenic Helicopter Flights from Tauranga
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US$ 499.97*
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White Island Volcano Helicopter Flight with Optional Tour from Tauranga

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Had the most amazing instructor, thoughtful, informative and had great humour! Loved every second! Thank you! It was a brilliant trip sadly was to short! I had never been in a... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Palmerston North
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Palmerston North
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had the most amazing instructor, thoughtful, informative and had great humour! Loved every second! Thank you! It was a brilliant trip sadly was to short! I had never been in a helicopter and his calmness and sense of security kept me calm and able to truly enjoy the flight. I cannot remember his name but we were there on the... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This experience was a total surprise for me...50th Bday pressie. Driving up to the hanger I was nervous as , doesn't help when you have a fear of heights, so all kinds of emotions were running through my head. But oh my goodness, what an amazing experience, there is no fear, just a feeling of exhilaration, tranquility and utter peacefulness....a... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great flight. Dave was professional and fun. Pointed out lots of great things and we landed at mills reef winery for lunch. Highly recommended 😊

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Aerius Helicopters picked us up at the cruise ship and drove us to the airport, after a safety briefing we went onto the helicopter for a rather short ride of about 12 - 15 minutes. The company staff was very professional and we did enjoy the flight.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a few hours taking the helicopter return flight from Mount Maunganui to White Island recently. While we walked around looking at the volcano and its surrounds, our heli pilot gave a very good running commentary on what we were looking at, filling in all sorts of details regarding the wider Bay of Plenty coastline and marine activities. I... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I booked a surprise flight for my mums birthday for 3 of us. Dave was a great pilot, very informative of everything we flew over and was happy to organise a flight to what and where I wanted. Thanks Dave! Samantha :)

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Aerius-Helicopters, Manager at Aerius Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks Sam, Im glad you and your mum enjoyed flight. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Booked a Flight & Tour of White Island for a Birthday Surprise for my other half.. What can I say other than.. Wow, such a cool few hours spent! From walking in the door, Dave instantly makes you feel at ease..with his humour(but definitely professional!)manor, informing you on details of the flight/procedures/and other Tour information. Dave is very knowledgeable on... More 

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Thank owlj2016
Aerius-Helicopters, Manager at Aerius Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. White Island is one of those places that is hard to forget. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Was extremely lucky enough to do the White Island Tour through Aerius Helicopters today. Was an unbelievable 2.5 hour experience, from the helicopter scenic flight to the tour of White Island itself. Tour guide Dave Rayner was perfect in every way. His friendliness and communication made this once-in-a-lifetime adventure even better. I'd highly recommend this Tauranga tour to all locals... More 

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Aerius-Helicopters, Manager at Aerius Helicopters, responded to this review

Hi Dave, thank you for your review. Im so glad you had a great time out at White Island. More 

Te Puke
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was a excellent experience with an awesome and informative pilot. I would recommend this trip to anybody and everyone looking to experience a flight in a helicopter

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Hi Linda, thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your trip. More 

tauranga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had an amazing helicopter flight over Tauranga and Matakana island a few days ago. The visibility was good and we could see as far as the Coromandel. Taking off vertically is a unique experience and we would all love to do this trip again.

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Hi Julia, Im glad you and the family enjoyed your flight. More 

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