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Mountain Air Scenic Flights Day Tour

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Address: Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Come and fly around the stunning volcanic peaks, Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and...

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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Exhilarating, stunning and served with a side of humour!

Pushing down the nerves, up we went as smooth as silk for a glorious 45 minute sky tour above the National Park and Ruapehu, Tongiraro and Ngarawhoe (excuse spelling... Too lazy... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2015
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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Pushing down the nerves, up we went as smooth as silk for a glorious 45 minute sky tour above the National Park and Ruapehu, Tongiraro and Ngarawhoe (excuse spelling... Too lazy to check) AKA: the north islands rocking volcanoes!! Highly recommend it!!

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Being a bit lucky with the weather, we headed out with the very informative Bhrent in a Cessna 172 4 seater on the Volcanic Explorer tour. On a clear day, the view at high altitude is simply stunning, as far as the eye can see. The mountains had a dusting of snow at the time. It is also a great... More 

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015

From the start of the safety flight briefing and what we could expect to see and landing, our experience was brilliant. Relaxed, informative and totally enjoyable and there is no doubt that when we return, we will do it again, just to see all the bits that we missed first time! We were fortunate to have beautifully clear weather which... More 

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Thank Brian P
Fish Hoek, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

The team at Mountain Air is professional, friendly and very well informed. This was most definitely one if the highlights of our four week tour of NZ. If you are in this area make sure you invest in this great experience. Although a lot of money, worth every bit of it.

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Thank KlaasFH
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

I don't think it is an exaggeration to say that this was one of the most amazing experiences (perhaps even the most amazing) in my life so far! It was definitely the highlight of my holiday in New Zealand. Having originally wanted to walk the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, but being too short on time to fit it in, we decided... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

We could not do the Tongariro crossing, so did this as another way to see the area. This is a great choice! Planes are well kept, and the pilots are knowledgeable. The flight was silky smooth, and took us around the volcanoes, lakes and vents. We had great views and many chances for photos. This is a great way to... More 

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Thank Dan468
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip to NZ. After a few postponements due to bad weather (they were very flexible), we managed to go up for the Volcanic Explorer tour of the three volcanoes. The ride was smooth, the view was stunning and the pilot's commentary was very interesting. Highly recommended!

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Thank bruceboughton
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

When planning our visit to New Zealand, we decided to spend a few days getting acclimated by staying in Turangi. Had we not done that we would have not known about the flights available through Mountain Air. Understanding that the weather is very changeable, we were very impressed with Tony and Matthew and their concern for our safety. Most reassuring!!... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Great experience.....calm, knowledgable, and very professional pilots who were very reassuring. Not to be missed for stunning views of the volcanos and surrounding sights. Well worth the money.....don't miss it!

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Thank WanderingPaddy
Basel, Switzerland
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Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

We took the 9am flight to see all three vulcanos. The pilot made as aware of some clouds and we got the chance to cancel our reservation. We took the flight anyway because some clouds make the pictures more unique. The 35 min flight we purchased took 45 mins. The explanations of the pilot were very useful. All passengers have... More 

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