Floatplane Lakeside Picnic Getaway


Can’t make it to the Cook Islands this year? We’ve got you covered. Make this summer an unforgettable one. Fly off by floatplane to your own secluded beach paradise. Enjoy a scenic flight over Rotorua’s beautiful Northern crater lakes, land and taxi to a remote, secluded beach. Enjoy the peace and quiet of a lakeside retreat and indulge in a  picnic – make it the perfect romantic getaway and treat yourself to chilled champagne (additional cost) . Your private destination is perfect for swimming and exploring or just to relax and enjoy the surroundings. It is a great idea for a special occasion (marriage proposal, anniversary, birthdays, etc) or for that hard to find present.


Departing from the Rotorua city Lakefront or your lakeside lodge, Once airborne you will experience some of the most spectacular thermal district scenery of Lake Rotorua and Rotoiti. You will then disembark at a beautiful beach on the Northern edge of Lake Rotoiti for an hour of delicious food, swimming and exploring.


For your Gourmet picnic you will be presented with a beautiful picnic hamper prepared by the chefs at the award-winning Terrace Kitchen. Selections can be from gourmet filled rolls to chef inspired picnic grazing platters.


A truly spectacular, romantic and unique way to experience the beauty of Rotorua and its surrounding lakes with someone special by Floatplane.


Cost: NZD $289 per adult

Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

Location: All flights depart from the Rotorua City Lakefront, Lakefront Drive

Requirements: This flight operates with a minimum of 2 adult fares

Children: Under 2 free of charge. 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 and passenger loadings.

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To make a booking for travel within the next 24 hours, please call our office direct on +64 7 348 9984 or 0800 800 848

To make a booking for travel within the next 24 hours, please call our office direct on +64 7 348 9984 or 0800 800 848.