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Mountain Air Volcanic Flights


New Zealand's unique volcanic landscape from the air. Experience the breathtaking views of New Zealand's oldest National Park and Dual World Heritage Site with a scenic flight over the dramatic volcanic landscape of the central plateau.

Mountain Air is a well established scenic flight operation based at the Chateau Airfield on the edge of the beautiful Tongariro National Park Dual World Heritage area in the realm of Te Kahui Tupua - the Sacred Peaks. Mountain Air was established as a scenic flight operation in 1988 and it has become the leading scenic flight operation in the central North Island. Scenic flights have focused on the beautiful volcanic environment of Tongariro National Park Dual World Heritage Area but Bhrent is shortly to introduce flights into the enchanting Whanganui River, journeys into the past in the footsteps of the Prophets. So come and take a flight with us at Mountain Air and let us show you how passionate we are about these beautiful mountains.

Opening times

Business hours
9am - 5.30pm
Months of operation
All Year


$125 - $255 (Adult)
$62 - $127 (Child)

Flights operate from 9.00 am, 7 days per week, weather permitting. Flights during summer operate until twilight. Bookings are preferable but not essential for fixed wing flights. Flights leave on demand with a minimum of 2 adult fares. No age limit. Our weight limit is 130KG.

+64 7 8922 812
0800 922 812 (New Zealand only)
Physical address:
Mountain Air Volcanic Flights
Anzac Memorial Drive
Taupō Town
New Zealand