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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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We had an absolutely amazing flight with Mountain Air in their Cessna on a beautiful cloudless day... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2016
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Tongariro at its finest!

My sister and I were too scared to hike Tongariro (fitness level fine, but fear of heights got... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2015
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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 2 January 2016

We had an absolutely amazing flight with Mountain Air in their Cessna on a beautiful cloudless day. A few bumps on the way up is normal given it was during the afternoon but the pilot was excellent making sure everyone got an opportunity to take...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

My sister and I were too scared to hike Tongariro (fitness level fine, but fear of heights got us!), but we still wanted to catch a glimpse of the famed scenery. Dilemma solved: Mountain Air! The flight was absolutely stunning. Crystal clear day, which meant...More

Thank Jenny R
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

This was an absolute highlight of our trip to New Zealand, and it wasn't even planned beforehand. Stumbling across this small “airport” at Tongariro National Park, we inquired if it was possible to do a flight late in the day, but were asked to call...More

Thank Robert K
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Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Amazing flight with our awesome captain and guide Oliver! The weather was excellent. Everything was beautiful. I recommand it for everyone !

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

We had the most amazing flight on a beautiful day over the 3 volcanoes. The clouds seemed to part as we got to each mountain. The pilots were careful but gave an excellent coverage for all passengers and were very knowledgeable about the national park.....More

Thank Gail P
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Due to the weather, we didn't actually get to fly with Mountain Air. I initially booked a flight via the website, and had an email back to confirm. When the weather forecast looked bad on the day before our flight, I phoned MA, and spoke...More

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BhrentGuy, Owner at Mountain Air Scenic Flights Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2015

Good Morning Thank-you for your feedback. We can only apologise for the inconvenience we caused through not responding promptly to your phone calls and emails. On wet weather days the landline is transferred to our mobile phone and reception is extremely poor in the district....More

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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

I booked the volcanic tour for my husbands birthday while visiting Tongariro and wow, what an amazing experience! Small 6 seater planes with well informed pilots who make sure that whichever part of the plane you are in you get the same fantastic views. They...More

Thank Aphrodite P
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Last minute decision to take a flight over the volcanos. Would highly recommend this experience to anyone.... Bonus points if you're from Coffs Harbour.... Haha

Thank Scott H
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

My partner and i splurged out for one of our last days in New Zealand and went on this amazing scenic flight over the mountain range in Tongariro National Park. We took the 'volcanic explorer' flight which was reasonably priced, had a great and knowledgable...More

Thank Rory G
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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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