• Tailor Made Tours and Charters
Volcanic Air Safaris
    Tailor Made Tours and Charters
    A journey with Volcanic Air will embrace the culture and pride of this mysterious and stunning destination
  • Explore Mt Tarawera's Volcanic Trail of Destruction
Volcanic Air Safaris
    Explore Mt Tarawera's Volcanic Trail of Destruction
    Mt. Tarawera's lunar-like landscape and its 8 kilometre long crater rift is a source of wonder to both visitors and locals alike
  • Land on and Explore White Islands Active Crater Floor
Volcanic Air Safaris
    Land on and Explore White Islands Active Crater Floor
    Fly to and land on New Zealand’s only permanently active volcano White Island
  • White Island NZ's Most Active Volcano
Volcanic Air Safaris
    White Island NZ's Most Active Volcano
    This active island volcano constantly emits a cloud of steam and periodically erupts
  • White Island and Tarawera Volcanic Combo
Volcanic Air Safaris
    White Island and Tarawera Volcanic Combo
    Experience the thrill of combining our two signature helicopter tours landing on both Mount Tarawera and White Island. By Helicopter
    

Key Personnel

Phill Barclay, Managing Director/Chief Pilot. (Floatplanes)
Phill’s role is to oversee the day-to-day operations of Volcanic Air. This includes ensuring all Standards and Procedures are properly adhered to and integrated into the operations of the business. Phill has extensive floatplane experience, has an instructor rating and trains all floatplane pilots. He is a qualified Multi-Engined Instrument Rated pilot.  He is also responsible for the upkeep and R & M of the aircraft.  Phill can be found on his days off swinging a Club at one of the many local Golf Courses or out fishing.

Tim Barrow, Company Director/Chief Pilot (Helicopters)
Tim’s role is to oversee day-to-day Helicopter operations at Volcanic Air. This includes ensuring that the highest standards are maintained at all times. Tim has extensive helicopter experience having entered the industry in 1986, this experience covers all facets of helicopter aviation including specialised commercial, power line, filming, long line, fire fighting, police SAR and tourism operations. Tim has lived in the Bay of Plenty for the last 24 years and has raised a family in this area. Tim is a passionate advocate of this area having lived in what he considers to be New Zealand’s best kept secret.


Dorien Vroom- Barclay, Director has been involved in the tourism & travel industry for 27 years. 
Leaving her homeland, the Netherlands in 1992, Dorien travelled to NZ with a view to visit but met Phill and the decision was made to stay in Rotorua. She was immediately snapped up by a well-known Travel Agency in Rotorua and then persuaded to use her skills within the Company.  Speaking a number of languages, Dorien is a welcome sight to some of our non-English speaking European clients. 

contact homeFree Phone within NZ 0800 800 848


phonePhone +64 (7) 348-9984


faxFax +64 (7) 348-4069


MailPostal Address
PO Box 640 ,
Rotorua ,
New Zealand

PhysicalPhysical Address
PO Box 640 ,
Rotorua ,
Rotorua ,
New Zealand

eMailEmail info@volcanicair.co.nz

GPS coordinates
South 38 07 46
East 176 15 10

Directors
Phill Barclay, phill@volcanicair.co.nz
mobile: +64 27 4930 861

Dorien Vroom, dorien@volcanicair.co.nz
mobile: +64 27 2450 287

Tim Barrow, tim@volcanicair.co.nz
mobile: +64 27 4942 092
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