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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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Excellent, amazing flight - worth every cent. Highlight of our NZ tour

This trip was a spontaneous decision as we drove past - so glad that we stopped. It was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2016
Kim H

This was my first flight ever on a small plane as I'm a nervous flyer! The flight itself was very... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
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Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2812

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Reviewed 5 April 2016

This trip was a spontaneous decision as we drove past - so glad that we stopped. It was a beautiful day and we had been enjoying the views as we drove through Tongariro National Park. The opportunity to fly over the volcano Mount Ruapehu (Mount...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This was my first flight ever on a small plane as I'm a nervous flyer! The flight itself was very smooth and easy. The pilot was excellent! It was an amazing experience and I enjoyed every second of it- spectacular views!

Thank Jazzi87
Reviewed 28 March 2016

On our last morning in Tongariro National Park, we awoke to perfectly clear blue skies. We reached for the phone and booked a 9:30 am flight over the park with Mountain Air. Yes, it's pricey at $195 per person for 25 minutes, but when asked...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Absolutely amazing experience, we really loved it! It is such a resonable value for money, really worth doing! It is a lot cheaper than helicopter flights around this area! Our pilot Toni was such a nice guy and really made us feel comfortable up in...More

Thank Elena M
Reviewed 22 March 2016

At first our flight was canceled due to weather conditions, but the professional manner in which the message was conveyed and the safety focus alone were worth five stars. The pilot expressed very little hope for improvement later that day. However, the skies cleared several...More

Thank Bas C
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We were just driving when we saw the "mountain air flights". we stopped and decided to ask the prices! which are really acceptable! So we have done it and... The 35 min of flight is just perfect, not so long, not so short! We had...More

Thank Laurie T
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We flew from Chateau and was glad we did as not only was this the best value for seeing the volcanic peaks it meant that we can explore more with a short drive up to the ski village. The flight was stunning with magnificent views...More

Thank GoldenOldy
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous flight with Oliver our pilot. He gave us an interesting commentary as we flew over the 3 volcanoes. Even though there were a few clouds around we managed to get fantastic views of the glacier lakes and the tongariro crossing. Well...More

Thank Irene b
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Had an amazing trip in a 4 seater aeroplane with our extremely competent and professional pilot, Oliver, yesterday. Flew over the three volcanoes Tongariro, Nauruhoe and Ruapehu. Saw the Emerald Lakes and Tama Lakes and the incredible landscape of Tongariro National Park. A truly memorable...More

Thank NBSuffolk
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Excellent flight, booked time and flight left on time. Very smooth with amazing visibility even though it was expected to be bumpy. Very professional with good information as we flew. Value for money.

Thank Joy T
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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