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For a truly unique adventure the destination must be Whakaari (White Island), one of the world's few accessible live volcanoes. Located 48 kilometres off the shores of Whakatane in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, it's accessible with a...more
224 Aerodrome Road, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
+64 800 944 834
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We booked just 12 hours before, for flying over white island and the Tarawera (The volcanic double) and George was very welcoming, very professional, funny, easy to understand (we are french), and really took care of us !!! He explained to us a lot of...More

Thank BorisM1445
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had signed up for a 6 hour boat tour to see White Island, but it was cancelled due to rough winds. So, we got a flight instead (and not too much more $$ either to do this). We loved it! I'm really glad we...More

Thank Lagavulin16
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Had the best flight after I took some talking into going on a small 3 seater plus pilot plane for a 1 1/2 hour scenic flight. It was amazing as was George our pilot. I forgot about my fears as soon as we took off....More

Thank spaustralia
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Visiting White Island has always been on our bucket list but hip replacements and breathing problems meant a flight was our only option and we are so glad we did it! The small plane scared me stiff and when Rhys told us where to exit...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 20 May 2017

After waiting 3 days to do the boat trip to the island we couldn't delay our holiday any longer so booked a plane tour. Being off season it was cheaper than the boat and I think gave a better view and perspective of the volcano....More

1  Thank paulinebarber
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We arrived at the quaint Whakatane airport and located White Island Flights with ease. George was as helpful in person as he had been on the phone. Safety briefings were conducted with good level of humour, but ensuring everyone understood and would be safe. The...More

1  Thank Liz65Hamilton
Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a fabulous experience! A totally personal and very friendly service, and pilot and plane just for the two of us. Flying over White Island with the cauldron bubbling away was just awesome, and Rhys, our pilot, provided an excellent commentary. A truly magical experience,...More

1  Thank rosie_lusznat
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved our flight to White Island. One of the most stunning flights I have experienced. Staff were lovely and very accommodating. Highly recommend and can not wait to go back in the future.

1  Thank 301nicolee
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We took a tour of White Island while doing a day trip to Whakatane and Ohope. We were greeted immediately with a smile and handshake. They went through all the safely precautions (weighing everyone, putting on lifevest, telling about the planes, etc.) I'm not a...More

Thank CUTiger81
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Review is for the 1 hr White Island trip. Originally only my husband intended to go, but they needed 2 people minimum to fly. I am a large lady (size 26), not built for small airplanes and did not expect to be able to go....More

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25 September 2017|
Response from GeordieW15 |
Hello Sherry, thanks for contacting us. Yes we do have discounts for groups. You would need to email us or call for your pricing. You will find the contact details on the bottom of our home page on the web site. Trip Adviser... More
6 August 2017|
Response from GeordieW15 |
H,i really sorry but we just offer a 1 hour scenic flights over White Island. For a tour on the island please contact White Island Tours 0800 733 529 or Frontier Helicopters 0800 804 354 Many Thanks George White Island... More