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Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure

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Your White Island Volcano Adventure with KahuNZ takes you to the edge of and into a continuously active volcano, a living breathing geological giant where you will experience first hand the power of nature in its untouched form. Your view from high...more
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216 Aerodrome Road | Whakatane Airport, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my birthday present to my husband, who has always been interested in volcanoes but had never visited an active one. We splashed out on the helo instead of the boat, and it was well worth it. We were staying in Rotorua, so it's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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FrontierHelicopters, Receptionist at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good morning Rachael, Thank you for your awesome review. I'm so glad that you and your husband could visit. White Island never disappoints. It was a pleasure to have you both join us at Kahu NZ, i hope you have a awesome day and you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the budget helicopter ride for our son’s birthday and it was wonderful. Pete was our pilot and he gave us an exciting ride with lots of twists and turns. We got great views of the beaches and farmland. We loved it. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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FrontierHelicopters, Front Office Manager at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon NewZanadians, Thank you very much for the awesome review, I'm so pleased you guys had a great time doing one of our scenic trips, your sons smile was even bigger when you guys landed back at our hanger, Im glad he got to...More

Reviewed 16 November 2018

We decided to splash out for this tour although it would cost quite a bit for our family of 6. But no regrets. This was one of the highlights of our 10-day visit to North Island NZ. There is no better way to see White...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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FrontierHelicopters, Front Office at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Good afternoon Linnman, Thank you very much for the lovely review!!! I'm so glad that you opted to come with us, to experience a once and a life time opportunity with us at Kahu. I will pass on you awesome review to Pete and Jason....More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Our trip by boat to White Island was cancelled as deemed too rough. The following two days were fully booked so we decided to go by helicopter instead as it was a lovely sunny day. Cost $695 flying from Whakatāne airport. Excellent customer service from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FrontierHelicopters, Receptionist at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Good morning Anita, Thank you very much for your review, the team and i at Frontier, definitely enjoyed your visited. I'm glad that we could accommodate you and your husband. Have a awesome day!! Kind regards, Rora Glassford

Reviewed 22 June 2018

Up at 6.30am and in the Frontier Helicopters car park by 7am. The Rock and I were both very excited, one, because I do love a helicopter ride, and second, going 48km off the coast to an active volcano – well that just has to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

White Island is THE attraction. Jason our pilot was great, we flew in a Robinson 44 the 3 of us in our tour. Day was perfect, bright and sunny but a cold wind. I was blown away with the active volcano and the island surroundings....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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FrontierHelicopters, Receptionist at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Good morning guys, Thank you for your lovely review, that is so good to hear that you enjoyed your experience. I will pass on your awesome comments to everyone at Frontier Helicopters. White Island is truely something else, she never disappoints. Thank you and it...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The day we were scheduled to take this trip ended up being bad weather so they went out of their way too reschedule the trip on a day with better weather. When we took the trip Jason was our pilot and a great guide. This...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

With a family of 4 this really was an extravagance - the cost of another trip away (somewhere nearer to home) but I wouldn’t have missed it for the world. We enjoyed being in the helicopter as much as we enjoyed White Island. Ross (pilot...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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FrontierHelicopters, Reception at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for such awesome feedback! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your White Island Volcano Adventure with us. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your New Zealand holiday, even if plain pasta was on the menu! Kind Regards, The team at Frontier Helicopters

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great trip from Whakatane airport. Flew around the island before landing, great views of the island. Saw dolphins on the way back.

Date of experience: March 2018
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FrontierHelicopters, Reception at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us Thanks again, Frontier Helicopters

Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had been booked on a boat trip which was cancelled due to bad weather. Frontier Helicopters booked us in at short notice. The pilot and guide, Jason, knew a lot about the history and geology of White Island. We stayed for longer than expected....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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FrontierHelicopters, Reception at Frontier Helicopters - White Island Volcano Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Good morning Jon, Thank you very much for joining us at Frontier Helicopters. I will pass on your awesome review to our team. It was such a pleasure to work with you guys. I'm glad we could assist you to White Island, it true is...More

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Mamybuck
20 August 2018|
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Response from FrontierHelicopters | Property representative |
Hello Mandy, Thank you for your question. We dont actually have a minimum age for the tour. There is however a minimum weight requirement. Any child travelling with us via helicopter to White Island must be no lighter... More
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If you type up either am or pm, then we can allocate an available time slot OR you can email us direct OR you can call us 0800 804 354 We look forward to hearing from you. We advise you book your trip asap as February is... More
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