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Paradise Helicopters - HILO

2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo International Airport, Lobby 2, Air Tours, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-7520
+1 808-969-7392
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US$299.00*
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Volcanoes and Waterfall Extreme: 45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight
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US$249.00*
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Volcanoes and Waterfalls Helicopter Adventure from Hilo
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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. Please visit our Paradise Helicopters - KONA, Paradise Helicopters - LANAI and Paradise Helicopters - OAHU pages for more information on tours departing across the islands.
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2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo International Airport, Lobby 2, Air Tours, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-7520
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mark was the best. We did a private tour so just the two of us. They places one of us in the front, the other in the back behind. So need turn helicopter but one direction. Gave us more time to see and snap pics....More

Thank tazmania630
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a great flight, with a fantastic pilot who was informative and friendly. The landscape was stunning and the Circle Island tour was helpful in showing us places we could visit later in our rental car. When two in our group became motion sick,...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An amazing experience. Flying over and around the Mt. Kilauea crater and seeing the molten lava inside is a sight I will never forget. Paradise looked after us very well. The safety briefing and support staff were to the point and well rehearsed; and our...More

Thank Subi P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I honeymooned last year on the big island and were kicking ourselves all year because we did not do a helicopter tour of the volcanos. So when we returned, we decided to do it and started searching. We are both overweight and...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband, two adult daughters and I took the all day adventure helicopter tour on the Big Island of Hawaii. Started early from Kona airport, had an hour ride viewing changing terrain and varied countryside crossing the island. We viewed active lava spewing from Halema'uma'u...More

Thank dltoth
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing opportunity to see Hawaii from above!! We took the tour in the morning which was a perfect start to our day! We flew over beautiful waterfalls, Pearl harbor, the sand bar, and a ton of the North Shore. I would recommend...More

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really fun to see the lava from the helicopter. The pilot explained all the possible details on the tour. I recommend it to people who are thinking of doing a helicopter tour.

Thank Pramod K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to be honest for anyone with motion sickness the spinning around was a bit tough to handle BUT I didn't get sick and I'm SO glad I did this! My fav part was the waterfalls - it was amazing to see them from...More

Thank samdejong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very professional, very witty and caring. My wife and daughter were a bit scared in the beginning as none of us did a helicopter ride before, but the safety presentation was so funny, their fear was gone. It was a great experience overall. Pilot Chris...More

Thank Shivesh S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted by Mike when we arrived. He was so funny kept us entertained until Ryan our pilot arrived . Ryan was awesome he was very informative and funny too !! He made our 2 hour trip amazing!!!! We saw so many Waterfalls !!...More

Thank Tc D
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NYCentertainment
15 August 2017|
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Response from kickithilo | Reviewed this property |
If you have have a choice....left side back with doors off.
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nonaley
23 June 2017|
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Response from veritas2578 | Reviewed this property |
Per their website, "Children under the age of two (2) fly free when seated in the lap of a paying adult. Children 24 months and over require an individual full-fare seat."
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Susan K
22 May 2017|
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Response from Len37 | Reviewed this property |
I went in the afternoon and it was very good. I don't think it really matters. Would want to consider early morning or late afternoon haziness.
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