FLOATPLANE TOURS

EXPLORE ACTIVE FAULTLINES
Mount Tarawera floatplane

Eruption trail tour

Mount Tarawera | Waimangu thermal valley

At 3,680 feet (or 1,111 meters) in elevation, this Mt Tarawera dominates the surrounding landscape. The majestic volcano plays centre piece to the stunning lakes and geothermal reserves that surround it.

Thermal Explorer

Mount Tarawera | Orakei Korako

Experience aerial views of Mount Tarawera and the vibrant Waimangu and Wai-O-Tapu geothermal reserves, before landing on the mighty Waikato River to explore the hidden thermal valley of Orakei Korako.

Orakei Korako floatplane
Rotorua crater lakes

Crater lakes

beyond the crater rim

These stunning crater lakes are surrounded by native forests and pastoral lands, hidden from the city by our volcanic terrain. Only an aerial perspective reveals the true beauty of this region.

Volcanic explorer

Mount Tarawera | White Island

Experience the beauty of our lakes district, the peaks and craters of Mount Tarawera and a flight over New Zealand’s only permanently active marine volcano, White Island. It’s one of the most diverse Rotorua scenic flights available.

White Island nz
floatplane experience

Flight experience

Take-off & land on water

Experience the romance of landing and taking off in a floatplane with panoramic views of Rotorua from above. Great for a first time experience of flight.

Fly / Drive combo

Mount Tarawera walking tour

Combine one of our most popular Rotorua scenic flights with a 4WD & Hiking tour by Kaitiaki Adventures. You’ll experience stunning aerial views of Mount Tarawera, before landing on the mountain itself and exploring up close.

Mount Tarawera