In New Zealand, tours to the volcano
New Zealand visits not so many our tourists, although the rest here is very unusual. Tours to New Zealand always differ from traveling through other countries. Many tourists go here to see the places where films were filmed by Tolkien books. And the country recently pleases the fans of extreme excursions. Not so long ago, in December, the volcano Tongaririro awoke in New Zealand, "Lord of the Rings". And now adventure lovers go to the White Island volcano, located in the prison bay, close to the North Island.
Volcanic activity in this area has increased significantly in recent weeks. To the joy of tourists, local authorities do not close the island for visiting and tourist offices offer excursions to the volcano for everyone. Note that during the activation of the volcano, the demand for them increases significantly. Not only New Zealand residents come to the natural phenomenon, but also lovers of acute sensations from other countries.
White Island island small, its diameter is about two kilometers, and the highest point – at an altitude of 321 meters. But he is interested in the fact that the whole island is the top of the acting volcano. Isle of deceptive, he is in private ownership and is a landscaped nature reserve. Nevertheless, the island is open to tourists. And today White Island is one of the most affordable volcanic travelers in the world.
Until the last eruption, there was a small lake in the crater, but it dryed after the volcano woke up again.