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Paradise Helicopters - KONA

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Address: Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745-5371
Phone Number:
+1 866-876-7422
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This attraction is at Keahole Airport
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Paradise Helicopters - Hawaii's Most Unique Helicopter Experience! Enjoy...

Paradise Helicopters - Hawaii's Most Unique Helicopter Experience! Enjoy the Hawaii few people ever witness on our one-of-a-kind air adventures departing out of Kona & Hilo on Hawaii Island, Lanai and Oahu. Whether flying Doors-Off over the volcano to feel the heat of the lava, hovering beside a 2000 foot waterfall, landing for stunning views on an epic ridge top, or photographing the remote beauty of Hawaii’s rare rain forest valleys, black and GREEN sand beaches – our Hawaiian helicopter tours offer a diverse set of adventure options to suit every need! This is one flight you will be sure to remember for a lifetime.

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US$299.00*
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Experience Hawai'i Big Island Helicopter Flight from Kona

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We booked the 2 hour tour and our pilot Ryan was absolutely awesome! The best way to see all of the island. The live lava flow is absolutely beautiful as well as the views from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Marc G
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the 2 hour tour and our pilot Ryan was absolutely awesome! The best way to see all of the island. The live lava flow is absolutely beautiful as well as the views from above. Even saw Whales swimming about. Highly recommend if you go to the big island. Keep up the good work and outstanding service.

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Thank Marc G
Lugoff, South Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I purchased upgraded or first class seats on this flight because of my experience on other island flights. Turns out they are stuffing six people and the pilot into a small Bell 407. The only non upgraded seat according to the company is the center seat in the back. Two seats are jumps seats backed up to the pilot and... More 

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Thank jjm00n
Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I were visiting the Big Island with family from Michigan. We wanted to do something while here that we would always remember and boy was this trip with Paradise Helicopters the ticket! There were four of us and we took the "Doors Off Tour" and the waterfall hike. Not scary at all, just totally fun and awesome!... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the sunset helicopter around the Big Island on Paradise Helicopter Tours. We talked with Jill and she was such a delight and so helpful to us. Our pilot Koji was very good as a guide. We were very happy with our trip and recommend Paradise!

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Thank Beulah G
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I paid almost $600 for a 3 hour tour for a special occasion. I was placed in the middle seat for the entire trip and had limited view the entire trip. The company crammed 5 of us in the cabin and I was surrounded by larger people and could not see. I was placed in the middle seat because I'm... More 

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Thank Margo C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did this tour early in the day. Weather was amazing. Our pilot was very informative. A friend I was with got sick and had to use a barf bag. If you get motion sickness easy this is not for you. My only regret on this trip is that I didn't do it during sun down, I hear you can see... More 

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Thank Manuel A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unsure of spending this much money on a single event, but we are so glad that we did! Our pilot Chris was fantastic and we enjoyed this trip very much. The things he showed us truly couldn't be experienced any other way.

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Thank Carrie G
Escondido, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the experience the Big Island with Paradise. Not enough words available to share how great it was. The pilot was knowledgable and clearly loves his work and the Islands. Five stars plus!!

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Thank vanleeuwen2017
Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome trip to the volcano flow and then up the coast to see waterfalls. Our pilot then landed in a field and we continued on for the second part of our adventure-zip lining. It was a fantastic combo trip and I would highly recommend it. Every part of it was fantastic. Our pilot was knowledgable (and flew... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's incredible how you just lift straight up and go wherever you want. The lava we saw was amazing, a fountain pouring into the ocean. It was worth every penny.

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