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Tongariro Volcanic Direct Helicopter Flight

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    What to Expect
    Situated at the Taupo Airport, a mere 10 minutes’ drive from Taupo town centre you will be met by the friendly team at Inflite charters.

    Before taking to the skies you will be given a short safety briefing, by your experienced pilot who will ensure your safety is their number one priority.

    Fly to the summit craters of Mt Tongariro and Ngauruhoe, from here enjoy spectacular views of the Tongariro Crossing, Emerald Lakes and thermal activity of the newly formed Te Maari Hot Springs.

    Sit back, relax and enjoy the incredible views, while your pilot provides you with an expert commentary along the way

    Travel East to land at high altitude in the Kaimanawa Forest Park for panoramic views back to the World Heritage Tongariro National Park and Great Lake Taupo.

    Return via the beautiful White Cliffs on the eastern side of Lake Taupo.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Inflite Charters
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Live commentary on board
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Hotel vehicle pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Extras
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Prices are in NZ Dollars
    • Based on a per person rate
    • All flights are subject to a minimum of two passengers
    • Flight times and routes are subject to and may vary due to weather and volcanic conditions
    • Please note the maximum seat allowance in our helicopter is 120kg
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    About the operator

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    By: Inflite
    17 reviews
    Tauranga, New Zealand
    Trip of a lifetime
    My partner surprised me with this trip. We arrived at the airport at 0830am and was in the air in a luxurious
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    Tracey L
    Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Great experience
    Awsome way to see Taupo, was raining but it didn't affect the flight or view. My daughter's highly enjoyed the
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    Kaylie B
    9am Helicopter ride over Taupo
    Fantastic customer service and communication throughout the whole process. Our helicopter pilot was very
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    Awesome combo experience
    Finally got to see the beauty of New Zealand while enjoying the helicopter ride. Quite expensive but it is well
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    Ian K
    Amazing!!!! A must do experience
    Amazing way to see the whole of Taupo. Crystal clear waters, Maori carvings and mountain climbs. Very experienced
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    James D
    INFLITE trip above beautiful Auckland
    An amazing way to experience Auckland's incredible landscape, oceans and architecture. Breathtaking birds eye
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    Taupo, New Zealand
    Beautiful trip !
    Welcomed by two lovely ladies ! Such an amazing trip , pilot gives good information on the area as well as a
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    Grab one deal
    Got a grab one deal that included lunch at the hilton. The flight was alot of fun going over Taupo and seeing the
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    Awesome - would do again
    We booked a helicopter flight and lunch at the Hilton through Inflite. Our pilot was Michelle. She was friendly
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    Hamilton, New Zealand
    Taupo by Air
    Booked a grabone deal for two which included a flight for two and lunch at the Hilton. My booking was secured with
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    Wellington, New Zealand
    Taupo + Lunch
    Purchased the Grabone deal for Flight plus lunch at the Hilton. Great communication all the way through, easy
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    Palm Beach, Australia
    Amazing flight!
    I'm glad I did the World Heritage Volcanic Safari instead of the Tongariro Direct. For less than $100 difference,
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    Amazing Experience
    We happen to chance upon a Inflite Brochure form Taupo's i-Site and decided to take it up. In the brochure they
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    Sydney, Australia
    Top tour with Inflite
    14.3.2016.. great 35 min tour.. worth it.. Husband and I didn't plan any tours when we disembarked the EOS.. Thank
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    Taupo, New Zealand
    Helocopter ride over Great Lake Taupo, the Central Plateau volcanoes and Kaimanawa Ranges
    A truly incredible ride. (More than equals our helicopter ride at 10 000 feet around Matterhorn for spectacular
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