Whakaari/White Island is one of New Zealand’s most active volcanos, situated 48km off the coast of Whakatane in the North Island. In December of 2019 a volcanic eruption occurred at Whakaari/White Island. To ensure the safety of locals and visitors there are currently no tours or flights to the island.

If you wish to know more about Whakaari/White Island, visit the GeoNet website's frequently asked questions page.(opens in new window)

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