Mt Tarawera Fly-Drive Volcanic Experience

Rotorua, New Zealand

From US$413.50

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


As well as the incredible views you’ll enjoy from the air on this scenic helicopter flight, you’ll also be treated to views of Lakes Okareka, Tarawera, and Rotomahana, and even White Island and Mt. Ruapehu on clear days. But this experience doesn’t stop with faraway views. After landing on Mt. Tarawera, you’ll be taken on a guided crater walk. Enjoy more panoramic views from the rim of the crater.
  • Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs are included
  • Benefit from having a fully guided hike of the crater
  • Get close-up views of one of New Zealand’s most notorious volcanos
  • An easy way to experience this landscape without climbing any mountains

What's Included

  • Heli Flight to The Summit of Mount Tarawera!
  • Hike around Majestic Mount Tarawera!
  • Professional Kiwi Driver/guide
  • Free Drop off to Vehicle or Hotel
  • Snacks

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Volcanic Air
    City Lakefront Lakefront Drive, Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled booking time. there is plenty of parking at the lakefront for free, it is also within 5 min walking distance from the CBD

Start time

10:00 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Lake Rotorua (Pass By)

Lake Rotoiti (Pass By)

Lake Rotomahana (Pass By)

Mt. Tarawera

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Kaitiaki Adventures

2 hours Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.


4 reviews
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An amazing experience
LesleyJune_S, Apr 2021
My grand daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the trip. Apart from the amazing helicopter views and the colours of Mt Tarawera, our really informative guides were a highlight of the day. The walk on the mount was harder than expected and I think the challenges of it should be pointed out in the advertising. It certainly requires a reasonable level of fitness.

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