Top Helicopter Tours on the Big Island

Top Helicopter Tours on the Big Island

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Take flight and explore the Big Island from above! You’ll enjoy jaw-dropping views of the massive volcanoes, lush rainforests and the coastline. A helicopter tour is a unique way to experience all that the Big Island has to offer.

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Volcano Circle of Fire & Waterfalls Helicopter Flight from Hilo

Check-in: Hilo Airport
Price: $514

This 60-minute helicopter tour takes you over the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The tour begins with flying over active vents of lava at Kilauea caldera and then to various parts of the eco-diverse landscape which includes barren deserts and tropical forests.

Blue Hawaiian Big Island Spectacular Circle Island Helicopter Flight

Check-in: Waikoloa Heliport
Price: Starting at $649
Blue Hawaiian’s top-rated, two-hour tour offers panoramic views of three volcanoes (Mauna Kea, Mauna Loua and Kilauea), brings you close to the Kohala waterfalls, and flies past the dense greenery of Hamakua Coast and Waipio Valley. There is an upgrade option to include a waterfall landing.

Waterfalls & Kilauea Volcano Doors-Off Helicopter Tour (from Hilo)

Check-in: Hilo Airport
Price: TBD
Fly over Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the dense rainforest north of Hilo with an extra sense of adventure — with the doors off! This 40-minute helicopter tour brings you closer to the diverse beauty of Hawai’i.

Big Island Volcano Kilauea & Mauna Loa Flight from Hapuna - Sunshine Helicopters

Check-in: Sunshine Helicopters Heliport
Price: $639

Get an aerial view of the recent volcanic activity of Kilauea and Mauna Loa at Volcanoes National Park. Fly over the scenic Kohala Mountains, the breathtaking Hamakua Coast, and explore the ocean cliffs, tropical valleys, and waterfalls of the Waimanu, Waipio, and Pololu valleys.

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