Lakeview Mountains

Mount Ruapehu's steaming crater

Mount Ruapehu’s steaming crater awaits! This magnificent feature of nature’s power and beauty is a memory that will stay with you forever. Explore the length of Great Lake Taupo on this mountain-view helicopter flight and cross the Tongariro Alpine Crossing before climbing to 9000ft to see the steaming crater lake.

Duration: Approx. 1 hour

Minimum 2 passengers per flight

Timings: by arrangement. Please contact us to make a booking.



Per person699
Lakeview Helicopters, Helicopter Flights Taupo, Scenic Flights, Commercial Flights


With a broad range of flying experience in scenic and flight charters, Bruce has worked in Taupo, Australia, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and India. When he’s not flying, you’ll find Bruce on his skis, jet skis or mountain bike.
12 years' experience in scenic flights and charters.


Experienced in flying throughout the country for 8 years and in Taupo for 4 years. Brad’s love for Taupo’s lake, mountain and rivers has brought him here from the Hawkes Bay.
8 years flying experience throughout New Zealand.

highlights & Inclusions

  • Mount Ruapehu Steaming Crater
  • Length of Lake Taupo