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White Island & Whale Island - 1 Hour Scenic Flight

Take to the skies on an exhilarating scenic flight to New Zealand’s only active marine volcano!

Highlights

  • Fly over Moutohora Island - home to a number of New Zealand's rare and endangered plants, birds and reptiles
  • Keep an eye out for dolphins & large schools of fish from above
  • Discover White Island's sulfur vents, bubbling mud and acid lakes
  • See the volcano breath, roar and hiss and smell the gasses that are released from the steaming vents

Take to the skies on an exhilarating scenic flight to New Zealand’s only active marine volcano!

Departing from Whakatane Airport, you’ll experience out of this world views from the moment you are airborne as we fly over Moutohora (Whale Island), home to a number of New Zealand's rare and endangered plants, birds and reptiles.

Keep an eye out for dolphins & large schools of fish that are often seen on our journey.

Have your camera at the ready as we approach White Island and discover its sulfur vents, bubbling mud and acid lakes.

See the volcano breath, roar and hiss and smell the gasses that are released from the steaming vents.

A natural wonder as magnificent as White Island can only be truly appreciated from the air – Let us take you on an incredible journey and book your flight today!

Adult $249.00
Child $124.50

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience

Location

  • Departures: Whakatane Airport, Bay of Plenty

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Please Note: Single bookings (1x person) are waitlisted to confirm spaces.

    Children under 4 years are free of charge

Available Bookings from September 22 to September 28

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Wed 22 Sep
Thu 23 Sep
Fri 24 Sep
Sat 25 Sep
Sun 26 Sep
Mon 27 Sep
Tue 28 Sep

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$219.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$199.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$199.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$219.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$199.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$199.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$219.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$219.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$219.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

  • Adult$249.00
  • Child$124.50

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.8

38 reviews

Showing all 38 authenticated Bookme reviews

kirstye from New Zealand wrote on 06 February 2020

Amazing experience!

This was our first ever small flight and Jo was an amazing pilot! Very knowledgeable and super friendly and chatty. It was stunning seeing White and Whale island from an aerial view and flying over the Ohope Bay. Highly recommend! You will be able to watch our experience on our YouTube channel soon! Dan n Kirsty

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katia_1 from New Zealand wrote on 25 June 2021

Great

Excellent service, the trip was very interesting and the views great

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aliciac4 from New Zealand wrote on 24 April 2021

Awesome experience

Awesome views with friendly staff. My kid wants to be a pilot now :)

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Mark from New Zealand wrote on 13 August 2021

White island

Never happened as was canceled so pissed off

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From White Island & Whale Island - 1 Hour Scenic Flight

Hi Mark. We are sorry to hear your response! As clearly stated in the above listing under notes it says single bookings are waitlisted to confirm spaces which on the day you booked we had no other flights to put you on to make up minimum numbers. You provided us with no phone number and you were emailed on the morning of your flight explaining that your flight was not going ahead! Thanks the team at White Island Flights

Amber Daniels from New Zealand wrote on 19 April 2021

Such an amazing must do experience!

Opens your eyes to a whole new view of our beautiful coastline and Islands. Jo was awesome! Defintely reccommend as a must do!

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