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Helicopter Flight over Mount Tarawera with Guided Walk

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30 minutes
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Highlights

  • Scenic helicopter flight over the magnificent Mt Tarawera
  • Take in the stunning scenery of Mt Tarawera and the Lakes District
  • Experience a volcanic landing and view your surrounds from a privileged location

Head up to the clouds and witness the magnificent Mt Tarawera from a new perspective. Be amazed by the intricate geography of the region, characterised by craters caused by the 1886 eruption, as you fly in a helicopter. Then, enjoy a volcanic landing and embark on a guided walk with your pilot.

What's Included?

  • 20 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • 20 minute guided tour of the volcano with your pilot
  • Qualified and knowledgeable pilot
  • Landing

Experience the sight of the largest volcanic eruption in New Zealand's living memory during a 20 minute scenic flight. Boarding the helicopter at Rotorua, your pilot will fly over the Lakes District and towards Mt Tarawera, offering you with privileged views of the spectacular craters and domes formed by the 1886 eruption. Be wowed by the amazing and intricate geography below you, before experiencing a volcanic landing. Here, you will embark on a guided walk with your pilot, learning about the region's history, culture and geology, and viewing the surrounds from a location only accessible by flight.

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

Session Length

  • The flight time is approximately 20 minutes in duration, and you spend 20 minutes on top of Mt Tarawera
  • 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 and a maximum of six participants.

Weather

Flights are weather dependent.

Dress Code

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

This experience departs Rotorua.

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