Combine the experience of a scenic helicopter flight with a 4WD, fully guided, walking tour of Mount Tarawera, led by Kaitiaki Adventures. Departing Rotorua City, enjoy spectacular aerial overviews of the hidden lakes district, Waimangu Volcanic Valley and Mount Tarawera before landing on the summit of Mount Tarawera. Take a few minutes to appreciate the 360-degree panorama views of the local area and the volcanoes main crater before meeting up with your Kaitiaki guides and beginning your hike along the craters edge as you learn about the regions unique history and culture from your informed and passionate local guides. A 4WD track, winding amongst native bush, will get you back down the mountain and your driver/guides will drop you off back in Rotorua.
The walking portion of this tour can be demanding and it is recommended for those who are active and relatively fit.
Duration: Allow 3 hours
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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