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Mountain Air Scenic Flights Day Tour

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Address: Tongariro National Park | Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Come and fly around the stunning volcanic peaks, Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and...

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!

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Amazing views and fab. informative pilots

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 February 2017
Kirsten R
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Nelson, New Zealand

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank thund3rsh0ck
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 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!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had booked to fly on the following morning, however, arrived at Tongariro NP in the previous afternoon. Fortunately, the reception at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel were able to phone Volcanic Air to check if they were flying up later that afternoon. We were very lucky, as the weather was great during that afternoon, but cloudy the next morning. The... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Just terrific. Tony, our pilot, gave us a great flight & commentary as he took us over and round three eye-boggling volcanoes and the blasted & brutal landscape that surrounds them. It was great to see the Tama Lakes to which we'd walked the day before our flight. Many thanks for a great experience.

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Cobram, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

As residents of National Park my friend and I have had the pleasure of doing all of the amazing things this National Park has to offer. As a treat for ourselves we went out with Mountain Air and had teh most amazing time. It was teh absolute pinnacle of my two years in New Zealand. The guides were super friendly... More 

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Thank Leanne H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The most fabulous scenic flight I have ever had the opportunity to take bar none. Our pilot Tony was the perfect guide to the history and best views to be found of the awesome volcanic peaks. We stopped by to check the prices for a flight and we're delighted by the value for money offered and immediately booked our flight... More 

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Oliver provided an absolutely smooth flight this afternoon for gorgeous views! I couldn't have asked for a better experience and would highly recommend it to anyone considering it. I stopped by and was able to go with another couple girls that were going up in less than an hour! Thank you, again, Oliver!

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