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Mountain Air Scenic Flights Day Tour

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Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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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 10 May 2017
Jane M
via mobile
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 10 May 2017
Bracha K
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Jerusalem, Israel
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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 and biology of this region! Make your stay here even more memorable and come and take a flight with us! Let our team look after you and show you the world through our eyes! It’s a fantastic way to view the breathtaking volcanic scenery of Tongariro National Park, Dual World Heritage Area!
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Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 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
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

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

1  Thank Bracha K
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

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

1  Thank Matt T
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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

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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

1  Thank Kirsten R
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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.

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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

1  Thank thund3rsh0ck
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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
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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

1  Thank Anna C
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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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