MOUNT TARAWERA / ORAKEI KORAKO ‘THERMAL EXPLORER’ DUAL LANDING BY HELICOPTER – TOUR 5B
Combine the thrill of landing on Mount Tarawera with a flight that includes spectacular aerial views of our stunning crater lakes, the renowned Tarawera Falls and the vibrant Waimangu and Wai-O-Tapu geothermal reserves.
Leaving Wai-O-Tapu we descend to follow the Waikato River to the hidden valley of Orakei Korako. Once landed, you will ferry across the river and begin your land based tour. Experience hot springs, gushing geysers and the natural beauty of this geothermal wonderland. Your return flight takes in views of farmland and the Paeroa mountain range before flying over Rotorua City and returning to our lakefront pier.
This tour is approximately 2.5-3 hours in duration, includes approximately 20-minute landing on Mount Tarawera and 1-1.5 hours touring the valley. Also includes check in and briefing.
Duration: Allow 2.5-3 hours
Location: All flights depart from the Rotorua City Lakefront, Memorial Drive
Requirements: This flight operates with a minimum of 2 adult fares
Children: Children 2-11 years pay a child fare (75% of the adult fare)
Tour duration, flight times and inclusions may vary due to weather conditions, volcanic activity and passenger loadings. Excursion landings are undertaken at your own risk and such landings are at your pilot’s sole discretion.