1 Day Orakei Korako Thermal Explorer by Floatplane - Volcanic Air Safaris

Fly over the dormant volcanic craters of Mount Tarawera and the Waimangu and Wai-O-Tapu geothermal valleys before landing in the river at Orakei Korako 'the Hidden Valley'. Here you will experience hot springs, gushing geysers and a natural geothermal wonderland. 


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  • From above Mount Tarawera impressive views include vast volcanic rifts, distant national parks and our treasured lakes.
  • Flying south we gain appreciation of what local Maori term the ‘Sisters of Fire’ where.
  • Volcanic activity has pierced the earth surface across the fault-line forming the reserves of Waimangu and Wai-O-Tapu which, when viewed from above dismay a spectacular pallet of natures most vibrant colours.
  • Landing at Orakei Korako, ‘the Hidden Valley’, is an amazing opportunity to experience hot sprigs, gushing geysers and the natural beauty of this geothermal wonderland.


  • Scenic Flight

Day 1 : Mount Tarawera Orakei Korako 'Thermal Explorer' Floatplane

Aerial Highlights: Scenic flight over Crater Lakes & Mount Tarawera Aerial views of Waimangu/Waiotapu Scenic return flight Land on and explore: Waikato River Orakei Korako Geothermal Park and Cave

Meals: None


Pickup/Return: Rotorua 

Please check-in 15 minutes before your departure. 

What to Bring:

Water bottle
Walking Shoes
Light Jacket


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