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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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A highlight of our visit to New Zealand!

When planning our visit to New Zealand, we decided to spend a few days getting acclimated by... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2015
Bulagirl_12
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Orlando, Florida
Superb in every way

Great experience.....calm, knowledgable, and very professional pilots who were very... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2015
WanderingPaddy
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Greater London, 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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Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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+64 7-892 2812

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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...More

Thank Bulagirl_12
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!

Thank WanderingPaddy
Reviewed 26 February 2015

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...More

Thank Kalluga
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We stopped at the Mountain Air Volcanic Flights office on impulse, without prior booking, on a fine February day. The gentleman at the counter was absolutely marvellous, and we were able to book onto a flight that afternoon. Although we had been part way up...More

Thank AlmostNermal
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We booked the volcanic explorer tour from chateau airport for 245 NZD, which was supposed to take 35 minutes. It ended up being even 45 minutes and we enjoyed every single minute of it. In total we were three persons plus the pilot, but they...More

1  Thank E-Tooth
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Excellent way to kill an hour with views you just can't get any other way. The tour comes with a great history from the pilot who points out features you'd probably overlook on your own. Regardless of what side of the plane you're on you'll...More

Thank GenghisFahitaKhat
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Had never been on a little plane before so I was rather nervous. But the pilot was smooth and rested, which gave me confidence too. We chose to take the third option flight which included tongariro, looking into Mount Ngauruhoe (Aka mt.Doom) and Mt.Ruapehu. We...More

Thank clumont
Reviewed 10 January 2015

As we were travelling with a toddler doing the Tongariro Crossing Hike was not an option for us. Instead we booked the 20 min basic flight option to see the volcanoes and it was absolutely amazing! The pilot Tony was very knowledgable and we had...More

Thank Mannheim09
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The 35 minute sightseeing flight over 3 volcanoes in Tongariro National Park was worth every penny. With two of us in the Cessna 172 and senior pilot, Tony, we enjoyed a smooth flight and fantastic views of the volcano tops, crater lakes, steam vents and...More

Thank rallyist
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We stayed at Chateau Tongariro Hotel only for a day on 24/10. We tried to book for this flight on 24th and 25th morning but could not. We were keen to have this spectacular ride and hence reached the place after checking out from our...More

Thank Tarak555
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