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Volcano and Kohala Landing Helicopter Tour on the Big Island

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    What to Expect
    Experience the spectacular scenery of Hawaii’s Big Island the way it was meant to be seen—from the air. Your adventure begins at Kona International Airport, where you’ll meet your expert pilot and climb aboard a luxury, 6-passenger Bell 407 helicopter. Slip on a two-way headset to communicate with your pilot throughout the flight and listen to narration about the sights below.

    Soar over Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and its most famous feature, Kilauea Volcano. See evidence of the most recent eruption of Kilauea, which ranks among the most active volcanoes in the world. You might even see puffs of smoke and molten lava spewing from its crater. Gain a new perspective on the dramatic cliffs and waterfalls of the Kohala Coast, as well as lush inland mountains and valleys.

    Touch down on a remote, rarely visited section of the island and enjoy free time to explore this secluded tropical paradise. After strolling and relaxing among your private slice of island heaven, climb back aboard the helicopter to continue your airborne tour of Hawaii’s highlights.

    The tour concludes back at the Kona airport, where you can pose for pictures with your pilot and helicopter if you like.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Heliport at Kona International Airport
    Departure Time
    10:30 AM
    Return Details
    Tour returns to original departure point
    • Two-way headset communication with your pilot
    • Live commentary on board
    • Food
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Due to weather, flights may be 100 to 120 minutes in length
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own caregiver
    • Capacity Surcharge: All guests weighing between 265 and 315 lbs will be assessed a Capacity Surcharge of $100. The guest will be guaranteed a window seat.
    • Guests weighing above 315 lbs. at check-in will be charged for an extra seat for weight and balance purposes. The rate of the extra seat will be determined by the specific tour that they are booked on. This cost is calculated by adding an additional seat to the one that has already been purchased.
    • All pilots and aircraft are FAA-certified
    • Helicopter holds 6 passengers; larger groups may be separated
    • For a guaranteed window seat, make sure to upgrade to the window seating option
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Incredible!! We were lucky with the weather too....clear sky, no clouds. Keith, our pilot, was fantastic with great commentary throughout. Highly reccomend this journey. Go early morning. Better chance of less clouds.
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    Ryan was a amazing, his knowledge, skills and ability to make all guests comfortable was above par. His knowledge of the landscape, and scientific histology of the local volcanology was beyond expected. Would highly recommend this company
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    We cannot express how awesome this experience was. Thank you Joel for such an amazing experience! Paradise helicopters is definitely the way to go.
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