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Floatplane Flight over Rotorua Lakes - 15 Minutes

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  • Awe-inspiring floatplane flight over Rotorua's outer rim
  • Views of crater lakes and Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley
  • Fly over the spectacular Pohutu Geyser

Receive a wonderful taster of Rotorua and its surrounds on this breathtaking floatplane tour. Witness from above the stunning hidden lakes district nestled amongst native forests and farmlands, the Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley, Pohutu Geyser and Rotorua City.

What's Included?

  • 15 minute scenic floatplane flight
  • Qualified and knowledgeable pilot

Enjoy the thrill of taking off from the Rotorua City Lakefront, before being whisked away over Mokoia Island to discover the stunning hidden lakes district. Climb eastbound and witness a cluster of beautiful multi-coloured lakes including Okataina, Tarawera, Okareka, Rotokakahi (Green Lake) and Tikitapu (Blue Lake). Tucked away amongst native forests and farmlands, the best way to take in their beauty is from above. Return to the lakefront and fly over the Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley, Pohutu Geyser then across the Rotorua City before landing on the lake. You can easily soak up the striking landscapes below you as each passenger has a window seat.

This experience is part of the Responsible Range as it was awarded a Qualmark Enviro-Gold endorsement.

Session Length

  • The flight time is 15 minutes in duration
  • Booking times will be confirmed by the experience provider


There is a minimum of 2 passengers for this flight to go ahead.


Please provide accurate individual passenger weights at the time of the booking. In the event these weights are incorrect the booking may either be rescheduled or an additional fee may apply. If an individual passenger's weight exceeds 110kg, a surcharge may apply. Any passenger exceeding 135kg as weighed by the provider will be required to pay two full adult fares. Reconfirmation of all tours with accurate weights is required no less than 48 hours in advance of the actual booking time, failing to reconfirm with accurate weights may also incur an additional fee or an alteration to the tour schedule.


  • Change your booking up to 14 days before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 14 days of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Numbers on the Day

Minimum of two adult fares and a maximum of 10 participants. Everyone has a window seat.


Flights are weather dependent.

Dress Code

Please wear comfortable closed-in shoes and clothes appropriate to the conditions on the day.

This experience departs Rotorua.

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