Volcanic Air - Rotorua & White Island
Rotorua's volcanic air tour specialists
Volcanic Air is Rotorua’s longest established and most experienced helicopter and floatplane operator with over 25 years of safe operations hosting visitors on tours that feature the very best of our local scenery. With many different touring options and some very exclusive concessions, Volcanic Air offer this regions premium experiences.
Land on and explore New Zealand’s only permanently active volcano “White Island” for a guided tour of the islands active crater floor. Discover our local Volcano “Mount Tarawera” and experience the combination of flying over the site of the largest eruption in New Zealand’s living memory with a landing at “Hells Gate” to explore the country’s hottest geothermal reserve.
Explore the region by Floatplane and experience the romance and thrill of landing and taking off from our stunning lakes with flight options including tours over White Island, Mount Tarawera, our local lakes and the geothermal reserves of Waimangu and Wai-O-Tapu. Additional landings at the hidden geothermal valley of Orakei Korako or the historic site of “Te Wairoa” more commonly known as the Buried Village enhance our scenic flights with intimate and interesting tours of amazing natural and historic sites.
All tours include informative commentaries delivered by experienced local pilot/guides and combine a mixture of our stunning scenery and amazing history with a proud local culture unique to this region. Whatever your taste, whatever your timeframe and whatever your budget, we have an option to suit!
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