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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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The only way to see the volcanoes if you don't have many days 'available'

We had booked to fly on the following morning, however, arrived at Tongariro NP in the previous... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Robyn H
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Melbourne, Australia
Why can't I give this a 6 rating?

Just terrific. Tony, our pilot, gave us a great flight & commentary as he took us over and round... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
anonguest2013
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Ayr, 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 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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“great pilot” (4 reviews)
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Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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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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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Just terrific. Tony, our pilot, gave us a great flight & commentary as he took us over and round three eye-boggling volcanoes and the blasted & brutal landscape that surrounds them. It was great to see the Tama Lakes to which we'd walked the day...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

As residents of National Park my friend and I have had the pleasure of doing all of the amazing things this National Park has to offer. As a treat for ourselves we went out with Mountain Air and had teh most amazing time. It was...More

1  Thank Leanne H
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The most fabulous scenic flight I have ever had the opportunity to take bar none. Our pilot Tony was the perfect guide to the history and best views to be found of the awesome volcanic peaks. We stopped by to check the prices for a...More

1  Thank Huw H
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Oliver provided an absolutely smooth flight this afternoon for gorgeous views! I couldn't have asked for a better experience and would highly recommend it to anyone considering it. I stopped by and was able to go with another couple girls that were going up in...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This was highlight of our day. Called in on our way past and we were booked on the next flight, informative and professional.

Thank Bridget O
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was a major highlight of our trip to New Zealand. The scenery on this flight was so breathtaking I had no words to describe it! The pilot was fantastic, very professional and knowledgeable about the park, its history and heritage. Months later, I am...More

1  Thank germmt123
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

we have flown last week and it was a fantastic flight. Beautifull landscape, nice view to the volcano and pilot very Professional. Thanks for this nice flight! Chris & Manue from Réunion island.

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

If you don't have time to hike throught the park, this is the best way for you to admire the amazing views of the volcanos! The plane ride is already an experience itself and the pilot.. the best!! Made the most of the ride with...More

1  Thank RiSaRu
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Brilliantly clear views of the three mountains in the Tongariro National Park World Heritage area. No problem for the 4 seater Cessna to get close to the volcanoes, and give us an amazing view of the Chateau, lakes and amazing landscapes of this rugged countryside....More

Thank RogerWnz
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