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Mt. Aso Helicopter Tour

2163 Kurokawa | Aso Cuddly Domonion, Aso 869-2225, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Expensive but worth it

Especially when you only have one day and the crater area is closed, take the opportunity to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sigsiko
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Osaka, Japan
Must do!

The crater visits are closed again, but this is a much better alternative. Costs ¥5,000 onwards per... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
kwsg
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Singapore
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1 week ago
“Expensive but worth it”
Apr 23, 2018
“Must do!”
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2163 Kurokawa | Aso Cuddly Domonion, Aso 869-2225, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Especially when you only have one day and the crater area is closed, take the opportunity to see the crate from above. It's a unique experience.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The crater visits are closed again, but this is a much better alternative. Costs ¥5,000 onwards per passenger to see the crater via helicopter. I've attached a photo as well as a scan of the flyer with contact and pricing information correct as at April...More

2  Thank kwsg
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Yes, yes, yes!!!! You HAVE to do this!! Especially with access to Mt. Aso restricted due to last year's (2016) earthquake. So INCREDIBLY worth it. We inquired at the information desk in the museum, they called over to see if the tours were running, and...More

2  Thank DesertDweller32
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

No one seemed to know about this. You have to go to Cuddy dominion You have to pay to go into this animal park, just look upon it as the price towards the helicopter. 2000 yen, not sure about the animal park and would not...More

2  Thank walkingWakefieldUk
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

When we were at Mt Aso and could not drive to the top we saw the helicopter tours advertised from a small field on the way back down the mountain. The battered van acting as the ticket office looked a bit of a worry but...More

5  Thank MaurTee
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

Travelling uphill from Mt Aso station to the crater kept us excited throughout the journey. When we were finally close up with the volcano crater, the scene of volcano smoke was amazing.

3  Thank ryanteo
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Reviewed 9 July 2013

We made a trip to Mt Aso when we stayed for a night at Kumamoto. It was a worthwhile trip. .awesome to see the huge crater of a still active volcano. We also love the feel of the place around Aso station..quaint and very peaceful....More

2  Thank genemei3
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anouk s
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Response from Linda R |
you do not have to book in advance. the prices are different : 2 minuten: 3000 4 min: 5000 7 min: 7500 10 min: 13000 you have to be with 2 persons. they can't fly when the weather is bad.
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