Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour With Volcano Landing - Rotorua

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Follow the eruption trail of Mt. Tarawera on a helicopter tour that includes a landing on the volcano. Best viewed from the air, the rugged landscape of this geothermal wonder is set amid a series of crater lakes. You'll take off from Rotorua and soar above the Northern Lakes district, listening to commentary about the regions history and geology from the pilot-guide. Then take a 20-minute walking tour for up-close photo ops of the volcanic scenery.

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Board the helicopter, on the Rotorua lakefront, and settle in as your pilot-guide takes off over the stunning crater lakes of the Northern Lakes district. Mt. Tarawera's otherworldly landscape with its 5-mile-long (8-km) rift is a source of wonder to both visitors and locals alike. Youll appreciate expansive views from the air and a closer look on land during this combined helicopter flight and walking tour.

Hovering above Mt. Tarawera, take in the grandeur of the volcano and its surrounding terrain. The site of the largest eruption in New Zealand's recent memory, with a loss of 153 lives, the volcanic blast covered the village of Te Wairoa and destroyed the Pink and White Terraces staircases of waterfall pools on the shores of Lake Rotomahana, once considered the eighth wonder of the world and host to many tourists during the 1800s.

Land and explore the volcano on foot with your guide, enjoying a privileged view of its craters and domes formed by the eruption. Hear interesting commentary on the history, culture and geology of Mt. Tarawera, steeped in Maori legend, before returning by helicopter to Rotorua.

Inclusions for Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour With Volcano Landing

  • Pilot-guide
  • Commentary on board

Exclusions for Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour With Volcano Landing

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking

Due to comfort and balance of the aircraft, the maximum weight per seat/passenger is 297 lbs (135 kg)

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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2 Traveler Reviews

  • This tour was one off my highlights. It was so amazing from the views to the flight, which was very smooth. The scenery was beautiful and the pilot was very informative. This tour is so worth the money and the staff were all great to deal with.

  • Great Tour !! View is amazing and the pilot was really friendly.

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