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Mountain Air Scenic Flights Day Tour

Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2812
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Awesome flight. Volcanic Explorer

Did the Volcanic Explorer flight this morning. Weather was perfect, so lucky. Flight was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jane M
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One of the highlights of our month trip to New Zealand and Australia

This short 30 minute flight took us over 3 volcanos. Not having a fear of planes I was a little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bracha K
Jerusalem, Israel
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Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2812

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the Volcanic Explorer flight this morning. Weather was perfect, so lucky. Flight was fabulous, loved every minute and worth every cent.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This short 30 minute flight took us over 3 volcanos. Not having a fear of planes I was a little overwhelmed with the feel of turbulence on our flight but our pilot was great. It was like being in one of those 3d rides that...More

Thank Bracha K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a clear mid morning flight. Well worth the price as you couldn't get these views of Tongariro NP from anywhere else but from a plane. Our pilot Tony was great with the commentary throughout our flight. If in the area,...More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Really informative flight, magic views worth every cent we paid for the expereince, it was great to see the track that we had walked across the prevoius day

Thank philnelms
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The friendly pilots at Mountain Air know their back yard - that of the amazing volcanic landscape in The Tongariro National Park. This is New Zealand's oldest national park, founded in 1887, and to fully explore it seeing it from above is a must! Sadly,...More

Thank Kirsten R
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Book a flight over the active volcanoes! Fantastic views. Do not be afraid of turbulence. Flight is as smooth as a pancake. Very skilled and enthousiastic pilots.

Thank torbenDenmark
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I booked a holiday trip to NZ and decided the best way to give a tour for my parents of the Tongariro National Park was to send them on an air tour. It was spectacular and probably the best decision I made on this trip....More

Thank thund3rsh0ck
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing flight over the Tongariro National Park. Paua was a great pilot - professional and knowledgeable. A great way to see the stunning scenery from a different perspective. Highly recommended!

Thank Kate J
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We can only add to all previous reviews our highest ranking for this activity. We booked afternoon flight and unfortunately the clouds arrived so we had no hopes to see anything. However Oliver, the pilot assessed the situation and offered to us at least a...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We had booked to fly on the following morning, however, arrived at Tongariro NP in the previous afternoon. Fortunately, the reception at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel were able to phone Volcanic Air to check if they were flying up later that afternoon. We were very...More

Thank Robyn H
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Melissa v
Is it easy to reach the airport from the city (I don't have a car)? And do you get a good look at 'Mt Doom' with the 15 minute flight?
19 December 2015|
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Hi, We are on a budget and having walked the Tongariro Crossing recently we'd like to see it from the air. Budget dictates the 15 min flight but has anyone done this? All reviews seem to be for the 35 min flight - do I need to break the bank to extend the time to either the 25 min or 35 min? Any guidance appreciated, thanks
18 May 2015|
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Bonjour, où se situe exactement l'aérodrome de départ ?
8 June 2016|
Response from BhrentGuy | Property representative |
Hi there, The aerodrome is located 200 metres past the intersection of State Highways 47 and 48. We have 3 flag poles out front. You can find us on Google Maps at the coordinates -39.1584814,175.4839396 Thanks