Big Island Helicopter Tours

One of Big Island’s hottest attractions are its volcanoes, and one of the best ways to view them is from above.  This exciting tour will take you on a state-of-the-art helicopter where you’ll witness molten lava, barren craters, cascading waterfalls, and more of Big Island’s untouched beauty.  With aircrafts seating anywhere from 2-6 people per tour, you can plan a day in the clouds with your whole family.  Sky-high views of Kilauea will have you in awe over the magnificence of this island’s diverse scenery, plus with two-way communication between you and the pilot, you can ask questions and learn about the history and topography of the views beneath you.  Choose from six different tours, each one offering a different and unique experience. Each tour provides departure from either Kona (west side) or Hilo (east side) for your convenience.  Take on an adventure like no other and explore the multiple climate zones, hot volcanoes, and beautiful falls of the Big Island.

(1) Hilo’s Fire & Falls Adventure- $205.20 per person

This 50-minute tour gives you an exclusive view of Hawaii’s famous volcano, Kilauea, plus waterfalls, untouched landscapes, seascapes, and more!  Tours are available daily beginning at 7:30am and lasting till 4:30pm.  Visit Mauna Loa and its verdant slopes, Wailuku River and its fresh water pools, and miles of tropical rainforests.

Details:

– Hilo departure
– Guide included
– 1-hour tour
– Tours operate 7 days a week
– Tour times begin at 7:30am and end at 4:30pm
– Preferred Seating +$25.00 (optional)
– Capacity Surcharge (250lbs – 300lbs) +$25.00 (optional)
– Capacity Surcharge (300lbs or more) +$110.00 (optional)

(2) The Door’s Off Experience- $241.11 per person

The hottest tour on the Big Island, this Door’s Off experience will get you up close and personal with the Kilauea volcano.  Experience the heat of the lava with an open cabin helicopter and get an adventure like no other!  A thrilling way to view the landscapes of Big Island, this 50-minute tour will give you a whole new perspective of Hawaii.

Details:

– Hilo departure
– Guide included
– 1-hour tour
– Tours operate 7 days a week
– Tour times begin at 7:30am and end at 4:30pm
– Capacity Surcharge (250lbs – 300lbs) +$25.00 (optional)
– Capacity Surcharge (300lbs or more) +$117.50 (optional)

(3) The Hawaii Experience- $425.79 per person

The ultimate aerial view of the Big Island, this Hawaii Experience helicopter tour takes you to some of the island’s most untouched landscapes.  With a variety of routes to choose from, your pilot may fly you above Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, the mountain slopes of Hualalai, Kealakekua Bay and Captain Cook Bay, South Kona, and of course, the famed Kilauea volcano!  The northern side of the island offers views of the Hamakua coast, Waimanu Valley, tropical rainforests, and lava fields.  For a view of the whole island, this tour is an absolute must!

Details:

– Kona departure
– Guide included
– 2-hour tour
– Tour operates 7 days a week
-Tour times: 8:00am, 11:00am, and 2:00pm
– Preferred Seating +$50.00 (optional)
– Capacity Surcharge (250lbs – 300lbs) +$50.00 (optional)
– Capacity Surcharge (300lbs or more) +$228.25 (optional)

(4) Volcano & Valley Landing- $461.70 per person

Three hours in the Bell Jet 4077 gives you longer time in the air and bonus points of interest to explore.  You will experience all the sights of the Hawaii Experience tour plus more, including an exclusive landing area where you can get off the helicopter and take in your surroundings with your feet on the ground.  Waterfalls, quaint streams, and the valley beauty will envelope you, and the intensity of the Kilauea Volcano will satisfy your craving for adventure.

Details:

– Kona departure
– Guide included
– 3-hour tour
– Tour operates 7 days a week
– Tour times: 7:30am and 10:30am
– Preferred Seating +$50.00 (optional)
– Capacity Surcharge (250lbs – 300lbs) +$50.00 (optional)
– Capacity Surcharge (300lbs or more) +$247.50 (optional)

(5) Private Charter from Kona- $1,596.00 per person

Looking for your own way to charter the Big Island?  Then this private tour is ideal for you and your group, where you will explore the preferred sights of the island, complete with views of the Kilauea Volcano, multiple waterfalls and fresh pools, lush green valleys, secluded beaches and coastlines, and much more!  With seating up to six people, you can bring the whole family and experience a unique adventure that will be the highlight of your vacation.

Details:

– Kona departure
– Guide included
– 1-hour tour
– Tour operates 7 days a week
– Tours begin at 5:30pm
– Optional landing Fee +$200.00