• 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
Flightseeing - Rotorua , Rotorua District
Tour 1A - Flight Experience
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. (Flight time approximately 8 minutes)

Tour 2A - Crater Lakes Flight - By Floatplane
Join us to view Rotorua beyond the crater rim. Enjoy spectacular views of our hidden lakes district, distant volcanoes and local geothermal activity in this captivating over view of this local area. (Flight time approx 15 minutes)

Tour 3A - Mount Tarawera/Waimangu Thermal Valley - "Eruption Trail Tour"
Our most popular scenic tours! Mt. Tarawera erupted in 1886 creating an 8km long volcanic rift along its summit the magnitude of which is only fully appreciated when viewed from above. (Flight time approx 30 minutes)

Tour 4A - White Island/Mount Tarawera "Floatplane Adventure"
Fly over New Zealand’s only permanently active volcano “White Island “and enjoy amazing aerial views of the islands crater lake and ever changing volcanic activity. Continue across the Pacific Ocean and further inland to the site of the largest eruption in our living memory Mount Tarawera. (Flight time 1 hour 25 mins)

Tour 5A - Mount Tarawera/Orakei Korako - "Thermal Explorer" - By Floatplane
Combine a flight over the stunning volcano of Mount Tarawera, aerial views of our local lakes and geothermal reserves with a floatplane landing on the Waikato River to explore Orakei Korako "the hidden geothermal valley" (Allow 2 hours 15 minutes)

Tour 6A - Mount Tarawera Fly Drive Combo - By Floatplane
Combine the experience of a 4WD hiking tour on Mount Tarawera by Kaitiaki Adventures, with the thrill of departing from the remote shores of Lake Rerewhakaaitu by Floatplane.
Deposit and Cancellation Information
Tour prices are in $NZ and include GST.

Children under 2 are free of charge, children aged 2-11 years pay a child fare which is 75% of the adult fare, 12 years and older pay full adult fare
with the exception of Tour 1 Flight Experience and Tour 6 4WD/ Fly Drive.

Tour duration, flight times and tour inclusions may vary due to weather conditions and passenger loadings.

White Island landings are undertaken at your own risk. Such landings are at your pilot’s sole discretion.

All major credit cards and currencies accepted.

All flights operate with a minimum of 2 adult fares, and are subject to weather and volcanic activity.

As per New Zealand law Volcanic Air requires ACCURATE individual passenger weights at the time of the booking, in the event these weights are incorrect the booking may either be rescheduled or an additional fee may apply. If an individual passengers weight exceeds 110kgs a surcharge may apply. Any passenger exceeding 135kgs as weighed by Volcanic Air will be required to pay two full adult fares. Reconfirmation of all tours with accurate weights is required no less than 48 hours in advance of the actual booking time, failing to reconfirm with accurate weights may also incur an additional fee or an alteration to the tour schedule.

Volcanic Air's staff and pilots are experienced and operate to the highest standards, ensuring our clients receive the maximum benefit from our safety, service and customer satisfaction philosophy.

PLEASE NOTE: All bookings made via Volcanic Air website will charge your credit card in NZD for the full booking total at the time of booking.

Cancellation Policy – the following cancellation policy will only apply if the client cancels the booking.

1. Should cancellation occur within 30 days of the date of travel a 25% cancellation fee will apply.
2. If cancellation occurs within 7 days of the date of travel a 75% cancellation fee will apply.
3. If cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the date of travel a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
Should Volcanic Air cancel the booking due to unsuitable weather conditions or for circumstances beyond our control, then a full refund will apply.
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
Rotorua City Lakefront ,
Memorial Drive ,
Rotorua ,
New Zealand

eMailEmail info@volcanicair.co.nz

GPS coordinates
South 38 07 46
East 176 15 10

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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