The scenic helicopter flight with Volcanic Air offers amazing views of the hidden Rotorua lakes district from above. Departing from the lakefront helipad, climb eastbound to view the lakes of Tikitapu (Blue Lake), Rotokakahi (Green Lake), Okareka, Tarawera and Okataina. These stunning crater lakes are surrounded by native forests and pastoral lands, hidden from the city by volcanic terrain only an aerial perspective reveals the true beauty of this region. Returning to the Lakefront the descent takes you across the shores of the Lake Rotorua offering views of the city prior to landing.
(Flight time approx 15 minutes)
$195.00 per adult
$146.00 per child
- All flights depart from the Rotorua City Lakefront, Memorial Drive
- This flight operate with a minimum of 2 adult fares
- Children under 2 are free of charge
- Children aged 2-11 years pay a child fare which is 75% of the adult fare
- As per New Zealand law, Volcanic Air requires individual passenger weights at the time of booking. If an individual passenger weight exceeds 110kg a surcharge may apply. When passengers exceed declared weight on arrival Volcanic Air reserve the right to apply a surcharge. The surcharge equivalent to an additional adult fare will be applied in the event that a change to a larger aircraft is required.
- Please wear comfortable closed in walking shoes and clothes appropriate to the conditions on the day. It is always a good idea to bring a light jacket, water, sunscreen and of course a camera!