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The whole nation is presently sitting in a pretty intensive lockdown in response to COVID-19. And let’s be honest - it looks highly likely that this year’s Father’s Day is going to be spent rather close to home. But that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the special occasion! Gift the...

Stand anywhere near Mt. Tarawera these days and it’s hard to imagine the shock, fear, and physical destruction caused by the catastrophic volcanic eruption of June 10, 1886.   It’s a largely peaceful region of lush native greenery, with plenty of opportunities to see and experience the unique geothermal activity in the area, get outdoors for a hike or mountain bike, or enjoy a...

Rotorua is a wonderland for visitors: it showcases geothermal amazements, lush forests, gorgeous lakes and mountains at every turn. At Volcanic Air we’ve put together our favourite places to visit in Rotorua, including nature walks and explorations of the region’s rich history, both cultural and volcanic.  Okere Falls. Photo: Department of Conservation Okere Falls: Around 20 minutes’ drive from central Rotorua, this walk through Okere Falls Scenic...

Rotorua is a getaway second to none – where else can you enjoy an incredible geothermal wonderland, gorgeous lakes, enchanted forest, world-class cuisine and no end of adventure activities? If you’re looking for a Rotorua 3-day itinerary, we’ve drawn on our local knowledge at Volcanic...

The summer of 2020 shall always be remembered as the summer of epic road trips.  As kiwis explore their own backyards and crave for something new, all of us still long to see the world. So here are five icons that will allow travellers to experience...

19th October 2020 As always we find ourselves privileged to be connected to Mount Tarawera the sacred Maunga of Ngati Rangitihi.This year as in others we shared in an incredibly special experience! The Volcanic Air crew joined with the team at Ngati Rangitihi, D.O.C and Kaitiaki on...