Combine the experience of a scenic floatplane flight and a 4WD, fully guided, walking tour on Mount Tarawera, led by Kaitiaki Adventures. Taking off on Lake Rotorua, enjoy a spectacular aerial overview of Rotorua’s hidden lakes district, Waimangu Volcanic Valley and Mount Tarawera before landing on the remote shores of Lake Rerewhakaaitu to begin your land-based tour. Your Kaitiaki Adventures guide will drive you up to the summit for a 1.5-2 hour hike along the craters edge. Then 4WD back down the mountain through native bush before dropping you back into Rotorua City.
The walking portion of this tour can be demanding and it is recommended for those who are active and relatively fit.
Duration: Allow 4 hours.
Requirements: This flight operates with a minimum of 2 adult fares.
Children: Minimum age is 7 years. No child prices available on this tour.
The Fly / Drive Combo can be done in reverse order. Volcanic Air will decide the order on the day according to weather conditions. Tour duration, flight times and inclusions may also 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.
Essentials to bring:
- Good walking/hiking shoes
- Warm Jacket
- If bringing a bag – backpacks only
- Bottle of water
- Sunscreen (in Summer)
- A Hat or Cap
Great but not essential:
- Snack Bar or similar to eat
- Thermal under layer
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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