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White Island Volcano Helicopter Flight with Optional Tour from Tauranga
"Located 52 kilometers off the Bay of Plenty coastline White Island is a link in a chain of volcanoes called the Pacific Ring of Fire. Fly over the rugged unspoiled coastline of this volcanic island viewing moon-like surfaces steaming craters flocks of sea birds and sulfur-yellow landscapes. You will see the remains of the old sulfur works destroyed by a White Island eruption. During the flight
From NZD680.00
 
White Island Helicopter Flight and Volcano Walking Tour
"Take off from Rotorua aboard your helicopter with your experienced pilot-guide. As you soar above the Northern Lakes district snap photos of the numerous lakes below including Lake Rotorua Lake Rotoiti and over Hells Gate before crossing the coast.Situated 31 miles (50 km) offshore from the North Island White Island lies within the Taupo Volcanic Zone. Its main vent located below sea level and protected by crater walls is responsible for the activity in the island’s crater lake. Upon landing on the moon-like surface start your 1- to 1.5-hour leisurely walking tour of the crater floor to see fumaroles (active steam vents)
From NZD865.00
 
White Island Volcano Helicopter Flight with Optional Tour from Tauranga
"Located 52 kilometers off the Bay of Plenty coastline White Island is a link in a chain of volcanoes called the Pacific Ring of Fire. Fly over the rugged unspoiled coastline of this volcanic island viewing moon-like surfaces steaming craters flocks of sea birds and sulfur-yellow landscapes. You will see the remains of the old sulfur works destroyed by a White Island eruption. During the flight
From NZD680.00

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JUST DO IT !!!

There is exactly one 'things to do' tip: just visit White Island.Although some companies offer helicopter-flights over the island, I highly recommend to do the guided boat tour from Whakatane with...
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Alcatraces / Gannet

La naturaleza es tozuda y difícil de comprender , pues en esta isla volcánica con altísimos niveles de contaminación gaseosa , de metales y todo lo que uno se pueda imaginar habitan unas de las...
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El Paisaje / The landscape

El paisaje de la isla es impresionante La comparación con el infierno es fácil , aunque no sepamos como es .La aridez , los colores imposibles , los gases y olores , hacen que sea un sitio difícil de...
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Crater

El Crater de White IslandUna erupción en el año 2000 originó una nube de escorias, de barro y un nuevo crater que cambió toda el paisaje de la isla , que actualmente es un lago La profundidad del lago...
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Porqué mina de azufre?/ Why Sulphur mine?

No vamos a dar ninguna justificación ni explicación de porque hubo una mina de azufre en la isla , simplemente vamos a ver unas fotos para que os hagáis una ideaWe will not give any justification or...
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El paseo / The walk

El paseo por la isla dura unas dos horasHay que acercarse a la orilla con una lancha , pues el barco no puede acercarse al playa .La visita se hace en grupos pequeños de diez o doce persona , con un...
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El óxido y el tiempo / The rust and the time

Lo primero que se ve cuando se desembarca en la isla son los restos de las consrucciones y los equipos de la mina de azufre que abandonaron en los años treinta Casas destruidas y máquinas oxidads son...
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Mar azul turquesa / Turquoise blue Sea

También vimos la nube blanca que vió el Capitán Cook cuando ibamos hacia isla y poco a poco nos fuimos acercando en un extraño mar de color azul turquesa que nos permitiá ver una isla realmente...
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Wairaka

Cunado sales en barco hacia la White Island llama la atención la estatua de Wairaka , que está en una roca a la entrada del río Whakatane . Era la hija de Toroa, capitán de la canoa Mataatua, y según...
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Walk the Volcanoe !

White Island is one of the most fascinating and accessible volcanoes on earth. As New Zealand’s only live marine volcano, scientists and volcanologists worldwide are attracted by its unique features.A...
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Boat Trip to the island

Boats leave Whakatane wharf at around 8am during the winter with another later sailing during the summer months. The trip usually takes 1-1/2 hours (weather dependant) but plan on allowing about 6...
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vtveen

"Whakaari (White Island)"
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kiwi

"Marine active Volcano"
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Dodo22

"Active Volcano"
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elpariente

"Whakaari/White Island"
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littlebush

"Live Volcano"
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