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Hilo Big Island Volcano & Waterfall Helicopter Tour

Hilo Big Island Volcano & Waterfall Helicopter Tour

Fly over miles of tropical rainforest, see Kilauea Volcano and enjoy the beauty of numerous waterfalls on the Hilo Big Island Volcano and Waterfall Helicopter Tour.

Departing from Hilo Airport on your way to witness the latest activity of Kilauea Volcano. View the volcanic rebirth of the island as you witness first hand the awesome volcanic power.

On the return flight, you will cross the slopes of Mauna Loa to the Wailuku River, where numerous waterfalls cascade into beautiful emerald ponds.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

50 minutes

Time

7:30 am to 3:30 pm daily

Tours depart every hour.

Summary

Fly over miles of tropical rainforest, see Kilauea Volcano, and enjoy the beauty of numerous waterfalls. Departs from Hilo Airport on the Big Island. 50-minute flight.

Description

Description

Tour Includes

  • 50 minutes Helicopter Adventure
  • All window seats
  • Sliding windows
  • 2-way communication with pilot

All helicopters are equipped with two-way intercom systems which allow pilots and passengers to easily converse. Passengers are encouraged to talk with the pilot during the flight. This interaction gives the pilots some insight into your interests and allows the narration to be tailored to you.

MD 500 Helicopter

  • Four passenger helicopter for a more personalized flight.
  • True helicopter experience available with doors off flights.
  • Sliding windows for taking photographs.
  • Quick and nimble helicopter known for its maneuverability and smooth ride.
  • All passengers have a window seat.

Bell 407 Helicopter

  • Fastest cruise speed of any helicopter on the island to get you to your destination quickly.
  • Unsurpassed comfort is provided by the level flight attitude and virtually vibration free ride.
  • Six passenger seats configured in an executive seating arrangement. One passenger in the front seat and five passengers in the cabin section with two individual seats facing aft next to the large windows and three passengers in a row in the back.
  • Five passengers have seats next to a window, and the middle passenger is only one person away from a window on both sides of the aircraft.
  • Powerful aircraft capable of flying with six passengers and enough fuel for three hours of flight time.

Weight Restrictions

  • Due to the necessity of weight distribution on helicopters and comfort of all passengers, an additional Comfort Seat fee must be ordered for any passenger weighing 250-300 pounds.
  • Passengers weighing 350 lbs must purchase 2 seats.
  • You must provide names (first and last) and weights of all passengers on the order form. Each passenger will be weighed at check-in for this tour.

Weather Policy

If your pilot feels that the weather is such that it is not worth your time and money for a flight, they will not fly your tour. Keep in mind that weather patterns vary from hour to hour in Hawaii. Each tour is unique, and the exact path flown will vary depending on the weather.

Hotel pick-up not included. Comfort Seat fee must be ordered for any passenger weighing 250-300 pounds. Passengers weighing 350 lbs. must purchase 2 seats. You must provide names (first and last) and weights of all passengers on the order form.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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August 19, 2017

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