Quick & easy bookings for Taupos Floatplanes
Flightseeing at its best! Discover NZ’s most scenic & spectacular vistas.
Enjoy a unique flightseeing experience over Tongariro National Park, the Bay of Plenty and, of course, Great Lake Taupo! Scenic flights by seaplane are a magical way of gaining a true perspective of one of NZ’s most scenic regions.
Get on board our high-wing Cessna 206 seaplane for a Bay of Plenty/Taupo scenic flight you won’t forget: experience your take-off (and landing) from the water, then enjoy unrestricted views, looking down on sparkling lakes, snow-capped mountains and volcanoes, geothermal wonders, rolling surf beaches and lush forest. Check out our scheduled scenic flights, or book one of our packaged combos.
In the summer our scenic flights operate daily (except Christmas Day) from 8:30am until 5.30pm (twilight flights available for advanced bookings only!), weather-permitting. Our winter flightseeing schedule runs from 9:00am, weather-permitting.
Mount Ruapehu Scenic: The North Island’s most spectacular scenic flight!
Our most popular flight takes you the length of Lake Taupo, climbing up to 10,000 feet to take a look into the active crater lake of New Zealand’s highest volcano – Mount Ruapehu. On the way, view the Tama Lakes, Mount Ngauruhoe, the Emerald Lakes and many craters that make up Mount Tongariro. These breathtaking views never fail to please.
Tour departs: Throughout the day
Duration: 1 hour
502a Wairakei Road, Harewood