- 30-minute Mt. Tarawera scenic floatplane flight
- Spectacular aerial views of Mt. Tarawera's volcanic rift
- Fly over the Blue and Green Lakes, Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and the hot lakes of Waimangu Volcanic Valley
- Take off and land on Lake Rotorua
- Informative commentary from your expert pilot-guide
What You Can Expect
Feel the thrill of a water take-off before your pilot expertly navigates the skies toward Mt Tarawera, a mountain steeped in Maori legend. You’ll follow a 5-mile (8-km) volcanic rift along the summit of Mt Tarawera — a lunar-like landscape of jagged rocks and myriad crater lakes formed by the 1886 eruption of the now dormant volcano — before heading south to the Steaming Cliffs and hot lakes of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley.
En route back to Rotorua, the seaplane tour takes you over the Blue and Green Lakes and the gurgling geysers of Whakarewareewa Thermal Reserve before splashing down for a water landing on Rotorua Lake.
Flights depart throughout the day from dawn to dusk, so simply advise your preferred departure time when booking.
Please note: A minimum of 2 adults is required per booking.
Absolutely beautiful, what an experience we enjoy every minute of this wonderful flight...a really must do in a life time!!!!!
The service was extraordinary - loved the communication prior to my trip. Our pilot was a great guide and an excellent pilot. thanks for the experience.
trip was postponed 24 hours due to rain following day the trip was dissapointing due to poor weather conditions but given a better day would go again.