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  1. New Zealand
  2. Bay of Plenty Region
  3. Tauranga
  4. White Island

White Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Tauranga

Product ID: 164580
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Fly over White Island, New Zealand's active volcano in the middle of the sea, on a scenic 1-hour helicopter flight. Listen to fascinating commentary from your experienced pilot while you enjoy your unforgettable experience.
About this activity
Duration 60 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Listen to fascinating commentary from your experienced pilot
  • Take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience with multiple departure times available
Full description
Embrace a once in a lifetime experience with a scenic 1-hour flight over White Island. White Island is an active volcano in a chain of volcanoes called the Pacific Ring of Fire.

The island is located in the middle of the sea, 52 kilometers off the Bay of Plenty coastline. Depart from Tauranga to fly over the rugged, unspoiled coastline of this volcanic island, viewing moon-like surfaces, steaming craters, flocks of seabirds, and sulfur-yellow landscapes.

Listen to fascinating commentary on the geology and history of the island as well as its surroundings from your experienced pilot. You will see the remains of the old sulphur works, destroyed by a White Island eruption.
Includes
  • 1 hour scenic helicopter flight
  • Headsets to hear your pilot clearly
  • Return Transfers from your Tauranga accommodation
  • Live pilot's commentary in English
What’s Not Included
  • Island landing
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Hangar 8, Tauranga Airport, Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children must be at least 8 years old and weigh at least 20 kilograms
• The maximum weight per seat is 130 kilograms (286 pounds)
• You must provide the weight of each passenger when booking
• Adult pricing applies to all passengers
• There is a minimum number of 2 people required for this tour to operate
• All flights are subject to favorable weather conditions and weight restrictions and if the pilot has any concerns the flight may be altered at their discretion
• If your tour is canceled due to poor weather you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
Organized by

Aerius Helicopters

Product ID: 164580