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Floatplane Tour over Mt Tarawera and Waimangu Thermal Valley

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Highlights

  • Scenic flight over Mt Tarawera and Waimangu Thermal Valley
  • Stunning views of volcanic peaks, lakes and thermal landscapes
  • Each passenger has a window seat

Feel like you're soaring above a painting during this floatplane tour over Mt Tarawera and Waimangu Thermal Valley. Witness the striking colour palette of the natural thermal sites below you, including volcanic peaks, the vibrant Inferno Crater and Frying Pan Lake.

What's Included?

  • 30 minute scenic floatplane flight
  • Qualified and knowledgeable pilot

Experience the sight of the largest volcanic eruption in New Zealand's living memory during this magical floatplane tour. Enjoy the thrill of taking off from the Rotorua City Lakefront, before being whisked away over the hidden lakes district to the magnificent Mt Tarawera. Standing a sheer 3680 feet in elevation, this majestic volcano is a dazzling sight to see, characterised by spectacular craters and domes formed by the 1886 eruption. Your pilot will continue to Waimangu Volcanic Valley, where you will view its vibrant Inferno Crater and Frying Pan Lake. You can easily soak up the striking landscapes below you as each passenger has a window seat.

Session Length

  • The flight time is 30 minutes in duration
  • Booking times will be confirmed by the experience provider

Restrictions

As per New Zealand law Volcanic Air requires 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 passengers weight exceeds 110kgs a surcharge may apply. Any passenger exceeding 135kgs as weighed by Volcanic Air 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.

Guidelines

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.

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Cancellations within 30 days of the booking will incur a 25% cancellation fee
  • Cancellations within seven days of the booking will incur a 75% cancellation fee
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the booking will incur a 100% cancellation fee

Numbers on the Day

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

Weather

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.