Scenic Flights: Bay of Plenty & Taupo Sightseeing

Seaplane is the only way to fly!

At Taupo’s Floatplane your Bay of Plenty/Taupo sightseeing tours come with a bird’s eye view! Marvel at Australasia’s largest lake and the volcanic and coastal regions beyond.

As one of NZ’s leading air activities, Taupo’s Floatplane offers a range of flights around the vibrant Taupo and Tongariro National Park areas. We can even drop you and your partner off on a secluded beach for an hour or two of hiking, beach combing or simply just relaxing. Or what about … popping the question to the love of your life? Simply get in touch.

Get the best view of these stunning locations – by air of course!

Taupo’s Floatplane offers a range of float plane sightseeing tours over New Zealand’s World Heritage Tongariro National Park (incl. Mount Ruapehu), Volcanic Plateau, Great Lake Taupo, Bay of Plenty, White Island and the many sparkling lakes of Rotorua – all with vistas so breathtaking they’ll never be forgotten. Want something extra spectacular? Check out our combos & packages.

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A Taste of Taupo
A Taste of Taupo

A Taste of Taupo Scenic Flight This short, but sweet flight gives you the unique experience of a water takeoff and landing in a seaplane, with a bird’s eye view of Taupo’s local geothermal area and Huka Falls. It’s only a very quick flight, so if you want to see more (and who wouldn’t), check […]

  • 10 minutes
  • Adult $109.00


The best view of Mt Ruapehu ever! We took the hour long trip to see Mount Ruapehu, and it was an excellent trip. Clear skies helped us get a 250km view all the way to Mt Taranaki. Watching skiers like tiny ants on the ski fields was fascinating. Very good pilot - informative, interesting and considerate. Loved every minute. Well worth it as a treat or present.

Josie S