White Island is New Zealand’s only marine active volcano situated 49km off the coast of the Bay of Plenty.
The island can be reached either by boat or plane/helicopter.
Three local operators for tours are:
White Island Tours for boat tours from Whakatane
Kahu NZ (formerly Frontier Helicopters) for helicopter trips from Whakatane to White Island.
White Island Flights for either plane or helicopter trips from Tauranga, Taupo or Whakatane to White Island or other scenic flights.