Reviews and travel ratings on White Island, Pee Jay Tours in New Zealand (88% from 88 reviews) 49 kilometres off the coast of the Bay of Plenty emerges White Island – a live volcano of relentless intensity! Join us for a 6 hour adventure to this exhilarating, enchanting island........

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49 kilometres off the coast of the Bay of Plenty emerges White Island – a live volcano of relentless intensity! Join us for a 6 hour adventure to this exhilarating, enchanting island........

Emerging from the sparkling waters of the Bay of Plenty is White Island – an active marine volcano! Climb aboard ‘PeeJay’ for a 6 hr adventure to this fascinating island and discover a vibrant landscape of hissing fumaroles, lava bombs, glittering yellow sulphur crystals, unusual rock formations and hot thermal streams… Venture to the crater’s edge and explore the skeletal remains of an old sulphur mining factory. Tours depart daily, weather dependent. Light packed lunch and refreshments provided.
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Contact Details

Email: info@whiteisland.co.nz

Website: White Island, Pee Jay Tours

Phone: 0800 PEE JAY (0800 733 529)

Phone (intl): 647 308 9588

Whakatane Address:
15 The Strand East Whakatane

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Mathias Butterlin

France

Ranking: 8/10

Nice trip in and around White Island. We've seen dolphins and sharks on the sea. A little bit expensive but awesome!!

Nice trip in and around White Island. We've seen dolphins and sharks on the sea. A little bit expensive but awesome!!

Reviewed 09 March 2014

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Nelle Dutilleur

France

Ranking: 10/10

Just amazing! I'm really happy that i did this trip. The walk on the volcano was very interesting.

Just amazing! I'm really happy that i did this trip. The walk on the volcano was very interesting.

Reviewed 09 March 2014

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Bert Pubeg

Austria

Ranking: 9/10

all fine, impressive scenery. a bit to expensive. saw dolphins, pilot whales, sharks. felt like very small creatures ...

all fine, impressive scenery. a bit to expensive. saw dolphins, pilot whales, sharks. felt like very small creatures on the volcano island.

Reviewed 3 months ago and experienced in November 2013

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Henzen

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Expensive.

Expensive.

Reviewed 05 January 2013

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Lucie

France

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice trip. Tour on the island itself very interesting. Enough time on the island. Good lunch provided.

Very nice trip. Tour on the island itself very interesting. Enough time on the island. Good lunch provided.

Reviewed 03 January 2013

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Ralf Glaser

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

One day tour by boat to White Island. Interesting, lunch and cold drinks, a lot of information, nice boat. Too expens...

One day tour by boat to White Island. Interesting, lunch and cold drinks, a lot of information, nice boat. Too expensive.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in February 2012

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Roy Barton

England

Ranking: 9/10

Trip to While Island Volcano - incredible experience. Transfer to White Island from boat by rubber dinghy. Dolphins/f...

Trip to While Island Volcano - incredible experience. Transfer to White Island from boat by rubber dinghy. Dolphins/flying fish in the bay.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in March 2012

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Brian Livesey

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very well organised tour of one of natures weirdest places; excellent equipment and attentive staff, lots of sweets t...

Very well organised tour of one of natures weirdest places; excellent equipment and attentive staff, lots of sweets to suck to beat the fumes.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Merlyn

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Well organised, very special, lunch included but too small, very bumpy boat trip.

Well organised, very special, lunch included but too small, very bumpy boat trip.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Suzanne van Kol

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice tour with good explanations of White Island. Lunch included.

Nice tour with good explanations of White Island. Lunch included.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Xandra

Netherlands

If you are driving up north from Auckland, use highway 16, which goes out northwest to Wellsford. The roads are far more wow and scenic with less traffic, lots of beaches to see along the way.

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kiwifrenchy

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

When you wanna see the best of the country, you have to get off the beaten track ! White Island is not for everyone a...

When you wanna see the best of the country, you have to get off the beaten track ! White Island is not for everyone and that's why it's awesome ! Such an impressive volcano and so much activity going on ! Never seen so bright yellow sulfur chimney ! Would highly recommend it !

Reviewed 31 March 2012

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Sarah and Soren

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome tour to the volcanic island. Very interesting to see it all so close up!

Awesome tour to the volcanic island. Very interesting to see it all so close up!

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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C

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing, Got to do it. This is one of those adventures that you are part of. The boat trip over is lovely. But wal...

Amazing, Got to do it. This is one of those adventures that you are part of. The boat trip over is lovely. But walking around an active volcano is like being on the moon. I loved the colours, the smells, the sights. Tour leader very good. MUST DO

Reviewed 07 February 2012