Tuesday, March 27, 2012

White Island - Active Volcano

White Island is an active volcano situated in the Bay of Plenty. Closest places are Whakatane and Tauranga.

White Island is most famous for its guided tours. There are diving and helicopter tour options to choose from too. Sulfur mining was attempted in the early 1900s hundreds. However, it did not end well for the workers so was abandoned.

There are several different tour companies to choose from. Please find some links attached below.

http://www.whiteisland.co.nz/
http://www.wi.co.nz/
http://www.vulcanheli.co.nz/whiteisland.html
http://www.divewhite.co.nz/