Tauranga Scenic Flights North Island Scenic Flights New Zealand Scenic Flights

Mt Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes

See vast native forests and impressive geothermal areas including Rotorua and Mt Tarawera

At a glance:

Enjoy the views of the Tauranga region before heading over vast expanses of flourishing native and pine forests to the many and varied geothermal areas of the Rotoruaon this 50 minute Scenic Helicopter Flight. Gaze in awe at the destructive eruption that created a huge gaping chasm in sacred Mount Tarawera and destroyed the 8th wonder of the world – the Pink & White Terraces. Smell the sulphur and see rising steam columns scattered throughout the area.

We return via the beautiful Tarawera Falls and the many Rotorua Lakes. You’ll see the beauty and power of our volcanic landscape from a unique perspective on this amazing flight.

  • Flights require a minimum of 2 passengers to be confirmed. If wanting to book for 1 person we will aim to book you with other confirmed passengers. You will need to contact us for availability if booking for 1 person on 0800-001003 or email

  • If booking for 4 or more passengers please make your online booking by selecting two corresponding time slots over separate bookings. The helicopter used for this flight seats 3 passengers. Bookings for 4 or more passengers will be over 2 flights.

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Mt Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes