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Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure

216 Aerodrome Road | Whakatane Airport, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
+64 800 804 354
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The day was sunny, blue sky and no wind. Perfect for a trip to White Island. The trip out took us... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tauranga, New Zealand

We were all alone on White Island on a beautiful sunny morning and it felt like a privilege, as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dennis J
Hamilton, New Zealand
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216 Aerodrome Road | Whakatane Airport, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
+64 800 804 354
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The day was sunny, blue sky and no wind. Perfect for a trip to White Island. The trip out took us over Moutohora island and then on to White Island. we flew over the island and could see the crater lake and the ridge of...More

Thank 155richard81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were all alone on White Island on a beautiful sunny morning and it felt like a privilege, as well as feeling like the cost was well worth it. The helicopter gave good views to all and the pilot/guide was very good in both facets...More

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time I hardly know where to start. Our pilot and guide Pete looked after our comfort and safety, kept us entertained and told us lots of interesting facts. He gave us plenty of photo opportunities and he has a great...More

Thank 22KiwiTraveller22
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We'd travelled from Dunfermline, the ancient capitol of Scotland, to New Zealand, to visit my cousins Danny and John Maitland and their families. They gave us the best holiday we've ever had. One of the most amazing highlights of our holiday was the Frontier helicopter...More

Thank Davison850
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Unfortunately, or as it turned out fortunately, the alternative boat trip was booked out so decisions had to be made. We "bit the bullet" and organised an 8 am flight to White Island. It was an unreal experience! The trip to the island took only...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you're in two minds about flying versus the option of the boat, don't think twice. What an incredible experience this was. Excellent guiding and knowledge of the area, a beautiful scenic trip giving an aerial view of the volcano and an hour pretty much...More

Thank Leafamily6905
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing time on the White Island tour, very accommodating and friendly staff, the pilot was professional and the flight was truly unforgettable!

Thank Jayson D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visit to White Island has exceeded all my expectations. Helicopter flight was fantastic and pilot was awesome. We were group of 7, Frontier helicopters has put 2 helicopters for us. Strongly recomended. You will only regret for not doing this earlier.

Thank Miša Z
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this trip. We took the 8 am flight which meant we were the only people on the island. As we departed 3 large boats arrived and just the number of people would have made the experience different again. Amazing still I'm sure but...More

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Being morning people, we arrived at the Frontier Helicopters base at the small Whakatane airport at 07:10, well early for our 08:00 departure. We had considered the cheaper option of the boat trip, but the prospect of having to transfer from the boat into an...More

Thank Andy K
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Yes I would recommend you book in advance - Feb is the middle of our summer so may be quite busy. Safe travel and enjoy new Zealand ;-0
22 January 2016|
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Hi there Guys, we are a family of 4, planning an exceptional trip out to White Island. We will be in the vicinity of Whakatane around 19-20 of Feb. Are you busy at that time, i.e. do we need to prebook a slot ? We come out from the UK on the 30/01, spending about 21/2 weeks on South Island before heading north via the ferry on the 16/02. Any information to help us plan this trip would be appreciated. Thanks
21 January 2016|
Response from Mamachoco | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would definitely book in advance. You will then need to keep in contact with the company and they will update you on the weather and flying conditions. Our flight left a bit later than planned, due to rain and fog, but... More
Hi, we are considering a White Island trip with you guys in December. How long is the helicopter ride? Thanks!
26 August 2015|
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Response from Karin030 | Reviewed this property |
Helio is around twenty minutes each way