See the majesty of the dual World Heritage Listed area on a Tongariro volcanic flight over the dramatic volcanic landscape of the central plateau.

Mountain Air is an established scenic flight operator based at the Chateau Airfield on the edge of the beautiful Tongariro National Park.

The scenic flights are focused on the beautiful volcanic environment of Tongariro National Park. During the flight you will see into the live craters of Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Ruapehu, and view the spectacular lakes on the mountains, including Emerald Lakes, Blue Lake and Tama Lakes.

Scenic flights flights operate from 8.00 am, 7 days per week – weather permitting. Flights during summer operate until twilight. Prices start from $125 per person.

Bookings are preferable but not essential for fixed wing flights. Flights leave on demand with a minimum of 2 passengers. For more information and bookings visit Mountain Air.

The Chateau Airfield is located nearby in Whakapapa Village. Book your Ruapehu Accommodation with us here at Skotel Alpine Resort, New Zealand’s highest hotel. Offering guests a variety of room types, from backpacker rooms, to view rooms of the Park and the volcanic mountain peaks of Ngauruhoe, Tongariro and Ruapehu.

*image courtesy of Mountain Air