In the background, hot steam rises from the crater on the active volcano known as White Island on the North Island of New Zealand as a helicopter waits for its passengers to return.Before touching down on White Island, you get an outstanding aerial view as you fly above White Island and see the entire volcano. Steam puffs below as you examine the intriguing land formations that have and are still being created by nature's powers.
On these helicopter adventures, you will land for an hour and be able to partake in guided tours that take one in for a closer look at the crater and landscape of White Island, New Zealand. Each of the helicopter tours will provide the passengers with the necessary safety equipment that is needed while on White Island and aboard the helicopter.
Hard hats and safety glasses are required while on the island as the gas and steam from the crater vent can be hard on the eyes and rocks can tumble or be blown sky high at any given time. The level of safety is very high when visiting Helicopter tour to White Island as the activity around the area is closely monitored.
Before deciding on one of these helicopter tours, make sure the weather around this region of New Zealand is going to be fairly descent as the trips can be cancelled. Not only is the weather a factor, but the volcanic activity can also cause delays if things are brewing on White Island.
Helicopter tours to White Island off the North Island of New Zealand are booked on demand, so be sure to call while visiting New Zealand and see what an active volcano looks and feels like.
Helicopter tour to White Island, an active volcano, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, North Island, New Zealand.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 46mm.
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