Embark on an exhilarating 30-minute Eruption Trail Floatplane Tour with Volcanic Air, departing from Lake Rotorua. Experience the thrill of taking off from the water before the floatplane climbs in altitude above Rotorua's iconic landscapes. This 30-minute Rotorua scenic flight includes views of Mount Tarawera, Waimangu Volcanic Valley, steaming crater lakes, native forests and much more. After a graceful ascension from Lake Rotorua, your float plane Rotorua experience traverses over the lake's Mokoia Island towards Mount Tarawera. Soar above the dramatic craters and lakes created by this 111-metre-high volcano, with plenty of opportunities to take photos from your Rotorua float plane window seat. Last erupting in 1886 in what was the largest eruption in New Zealand's recent history, the Tarawera volcano created an incredible 15-kilometre-long rift line across the landscape. On this Rotorua scenic flight, you will see the culmination of this rift in the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, featuring crater lakes and steaming cliffs. Circling back towards Rotorua, your float plane Rotorua flight will glide over the azure beauty of Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and the emerald hues of Lake Rotokākahi (Green Lake). Marvel at the fitting names of these lakes as you fly over the Whakarewarewa forest and thermal reserve. Throughout the flight, your Volcanic Air pilot will provide informative and entertaining insights into the impressive landscapes below, and how they were formed. The Rotorua scenic flight's grand finale takes you over Rotorua City itself and the iconic Skyline before the floatplane lands on the serene waters of Lake Rotorua. This 30-minute adventure promises an immersive experience of Rotorua's scenic wonders, volcanic landscapes, and the captivating legacy of Mount Tarawera's historic eruption.