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Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Amazing experience

Stunning views, smooth flight, confident, friendly and knowledgeable pilot (Amy). All three of us... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sanja T
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Flight over the volcanoes

An amazing experience, to see the whole volcanic landscape from the air spread out as far as the... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Gaye D
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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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Come and fly around the stunning volcanic peaks, Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu! Inspect the colourful Blue, Emerald, Crater and Tama Lakes and all of the spectacular craters on show! Learn about the cultural heritage, history, fascinating geology...more
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Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views, smooth flight, confident, friendly and knowledgeable pilot (Amy). All three of us had a wonderful time - highly recommend!

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience, to see the whole volcanic landscape from the air spread out as far as the eye could see. We flew through the steam from the vents and over the water filled craters, amazing turquoise and green colours. It was only a half...More

1  Thank Gaye D
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I love the flying and enjoying the views. You will see it all the alpine crossing. Instead of eight hours of hiking, you can just fly for 30 minutes.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I rarely seek to write a review but the experience with Tony today doing the flight over all the mountains was incredible. I would highly recommend them. Yes it was a beautiful sunny day but he went above and beyond to ensure the 4 on...More

Thank Tania H
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

We did the Volcanic Explorer flight with Tony. What an incredible guy - extremely knowledgeable both technically and in local history, as he walks you through exactly what you're seeing, and a bit of context too. We flew out of the airport near Tongariro and...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Today we had our flight with Tony. The overall experience with Mountain Air is simply amazing. The reservation very easy via telephone. We were kept up to date very about weather conditions, the guys are really doing a great job at taking care and informing...More

1  Thank tzorc
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Flew out of Taupo airport. What a wonderful morning. Got a wonderful up close look at the volcanoes. Perfect equipment. Pilot was wonderful and knowledgable.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

If you're in the area stop and go take a flight with Tony or Ben. Excellent way to see the mountains, volcanoes and lakes. Amazing experience worth the money. It was a cloudy afternoon and Tony advised we may not see everything due to the...More

1  Thank Lara C
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

I don't think it is an exaggeration to say that this was an amazing thing to do whilst in the area, it certainly was a highlight of our holiday in New Zealand. Having originally going to walk the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, but being too short...More

1  Thank 792Carol_H
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Loved our flight around the three mountains! Had a smooth flight despite the pilot warning of some possible bumps. Great views above some low lying cloud on Ruapehu and an awesome 360 view of Ngauruhoe. Would do again and recommend to both tourists and locals...More

1  Thank Stephen T
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