A LUXURY HELICOPTER TOUR OF KILAUEA
Experience the fiery lava vents of Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. You will fly high above the hidden tropical valleys of the Kohala mountains, admire dozens of roaring waterfalls, and marvel at the beautiful rainforest of the Hamakua coast.
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See The Active Volcano!
Fly from the Waimea region for a volcano adventure where you’ll view the active Kilauea volcano, steam vents and miles of lava beds! Madame Pele has been busy lately and you can peer down into the Halemaumau caldera to see the lava lake fill.
Witness the awesome beauty of the Kohala Mountains with panoramic views of the coastline. Climb past Waimea over the sweeping pasture lands of the Kahua and Ponoholo Ranches and fly over the lush tropical rainforest of Hamakua. Marvel at the steep ocean cliffs and hidden valleys of Waimanu, Pololu and Waipio, alive with dozens of roaring waterfalls. This area of the Big Island holds some of the most spectacular vistas in Hawaii.
Expert Local Pilot And Guide
For those staying in Kona or Hilo, we suggest taking advantage of the day to relax and let someone else drive. A full day of just sitting back and watching the island pass by is circling the island. This is a must-do for first-time visitors to the island, as you can visit all key locations from above. You won’t believe how little you’ll feel like you missed out!
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- Price & Availability
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See Hawaii Volcanoes and More
Multiple start times Mon-Sat
Approx. 1 hour and 45-minute tour
Depart from the Hapuna Heliport in Kamuela, HI
Gorgeous Views of the Coast
See Dozens of Waterfalls
Fly high over the fiery lava vents of the Big Island's Kilauea – an active volcano. The intensity of the landscape will surely take your breath away. This is just one of the unique sights you'll find on an island with 10 out of 14 climate zones present on Earth. You will feel like you flew over Florida, New Zealand, Southern California, and Mars all in a day! Our luxury helicopter will whisk you through the hidden tropical valleys of the Kohala mountains, alive with dozens of roaring waterfalls, and lift you above the beautiful rainforest of the Hamakua coast.
Witness the awesome beauty of the Kohala Mountains with panoramic views of the South Kohala Resort coastline. Climb past Waimea over the sweeping pasture lands of the Kahua and Ponoholo Ranches on the way to the lush tropical rainforest of Hamakua. Explore the steep ocean cliffs and hidden valleys of Waimanu, Pololu and Waipio, alive with dozens of roaring waterfalls. This area of the Big Island is rich in history and holds some of the most spectacular vistas in Hawaii.
Price & Availability
105-Minute Doors-On Volcano Sightseeing Helicopter Tour From Waimea
|Whisper STAR - Open Seating||$639.00|
|WhisperStar - First Class Seating||$714.00|
Four daily departure options
Price includes all taxes & fuel surcharge.
Note: Helicopter has 4 seats in the back and 2 seats in front for guests. Open seating is determined based on weight & balance for all 6 passengers. First Class seating is guaranteed two front seats next to pilot.
Weight & Size Guidelines:
Maximum body weight per individual is 290 lbs.
Helicopter weight and balance changes with every flight because of passenger weight, pilot weight and length of flight (fuel weight). It is important that we have accurate body weight from every passenger. FAA regulations require all passengers and their carry-on items to be weighed at time of check-in.
Departure and Return
- Morning departure times daily starting at 7:30 am
- 1 hour 45-minute flights
- Location: Hapuna Heliport, Kamuela, HI
Any request for a refund prior to 72 hours is honored with a full cash refund. No refunds issued for any tours within the 72 hour period, prior to the start of your tour.