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.
Fly ‘n Raft: Scenic Flight & Whitewater Rafting Experience
Feeling a bit more adventurous? Jump aboard Taupo’s Floatplane flying the length of Lake Taupo, marveling at the immense size of New Zealand’s largest lake. Landing at the southern end and leaving you in the hands of Tongariro’s most experienced white water rafting operator to guide you down the rapids of the Tongariro River. This two and a half hour rafting experience takes you to some of the most untouched scenery in New Zealand, inaccessible by any other means.
This trip caters for both experienced and novice rafters.
Tour departs: Summer 1:15pm / Winter 11:20am
Duration: 6 hours
502a Wairakei Road, Harewood