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White Island Flights

224 Aerodrome Road, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
+64 800 944 834
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Awesome, amazing, breathtaking.

After waiting 3 days to do the boat trip to the island we couldn't delay our holiday any longer so... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Sydney, Australia
Scenic and informative

We arrived at the quaint Whakatane airport and located White Island Flights with ease. George was... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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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 scenic flight with White Island Flights. Book a White Island Flight today, and see a view of the island that can only be seen from above.
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224 Aerodrome Road, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
+64 800 944 834
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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.

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

Thank Natt
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The experience New Zealand from above is always a great experience, but the ultimate Round Trip along the volcanic fault line of NZ is something of the best you can ever do. You start in Whakatane with a small Chessna perfectly suited for such an...More

2  Thank kaeline71
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our honeymoon. We got very lucky with the weather, giving us clear sunny shoes meaning we could see for miles. We did the Volcanic Double which went over three volcanoes, and spent several minutes circling White Island. The...More

Thank Dominic D
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We are touring New Zealand independently and had originally booked to visit White Island by boat about 4 months before we left the UK but unfortunately the trip was cancelled because of rough sea's. At such short notice we did not expect to find an...More

2  Thank Warks
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Wanted to thank George, the pilot for an incredible trip to White Island. We wanted to fly during the morning and as the weather wasn´t good enough, he told us to wait and see how was the weather forecast showing at lunch time and check...More

Thank Blanca2013
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6 August 2017|
Response from Geordie W |
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