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“Amazing views and fab. informative pilots”

Mountain Air Scenic Flights Day Tour
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Owner description: 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!
Nelson, New Zealand
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“Amazing views and fab. informative pilots”
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The friendly pilots at Mountain Air know their back yard - that of the amazing volcanic landscape in The Tongariro National Park. This is New Zealand's oldest national park, founded in 1887, and to fully explore it seeing it from above is a must!
Sadly, this is not always possible due to the weather in this alpine region but IF you DO have the opportunity to take a scenic flight over the three main volcanoes - JUST DO IT. The views will knock your socks off and the commentary provided by the pilots completes the picure. Such an awesome experience in a striking part of the country.

Visited January 2017
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“Great fun - fantastic views.”
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Book a flight over the active volcanoes! Fantastic views. Do not be afraid of turbulence. Flight is as smooth as a pancake. Very skilled and enthousiastic pilots.

Visited January 2017
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Professional pilots, breathtaking views!”
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I booked a holiday trip to NZ and decided the best way to give a tour for my parents of the Tongariro National Park was to send them on an air tour. It was spectacular and probably the best decision I made on this trip. The pilot was extremely professional and friendly and we ran into the best flying conditions.

Visited December 2016
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“Fantastic flight. Unmatched views! ”
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing flight over the Tongariro National Park. Paua was a great pilot - professional and knowledgeable. A great way to see the stunning scenery from a different perspective. Highly recommended!

Visited November 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Unforgettable ”
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We can only add to all previous reviews our highest ranking for this activity. We booked afternoon flight and unfortunately the clouds arrived so we had no hopes to see anything. However Oliver, the pilot assessed the situation and offered to us at least a 15 minutes flight in the areas not covered by the clouds. Albeit a bit scary with grey clouds just above us, the flight was very smooth and spectacular. Highly recommended especially if the weather is good. Book in advance.

Visited December 2016
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