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Paradise Helicopters - KONA

73-341 Uu St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5606
+1 866-876-7422
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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.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
73-341 Uu St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5606
This attraction is at Keahole Airport
+1 866-876-7422
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There’s a reason they call it the Big Island... its huge! The Circle Island tour was a 2 hour nonstop flight that took you all the way around the island. Definitely the best way to see the island without spending the whole week in your...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the doors off extreme tour of the volcano. 140mph, corkscrews above the lava, great guide. Best $300 I've ever spent!

Thank dukefast7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour company is great. The service is amazing. The team makes your feel comfortable and is incredibly knowledgeable. I highly recommend using these guys really went above and beyond. If you do the full day Kona to Hilo ensure you rent a car. There...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome. Never ever baulk at the price. Sensational experience. Our pilot Ryan had a great sense of humour and could qualify as an honorary Aussie. A must do.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very happy with our recent Paradise helicopter flight. The company is responsive to customer requests, if possible, and is well run and organized. Friends of ours who live on the Big Island booked the trip, and Paradise graciously offered them a reduced rate...More

Thank gr8passage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family was booked on the Volcano and Waterfall flight with doors off from Hilo. They were very excited to be able to fly over an active volcano. They day they were booked it absolutely bucketed down rain and were also told it was storming...More

Thank Glenda K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did the doors off waterfall and volcano tour and the team really looked after us. I think our captains name was chris but if I am wrong he was an English fella and very knowledgeable. We learnt a lot and saw a lot and...More

Thank kelly r
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Flying with the doors off was a great decision. It enabled us to have an unobstructed broader view of the lava fields and live lava flows near the coast, as well as the waterfalls below us. The clear photographs and videos we obtained are a...More

Thank tigor1
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We booked the volcano air&land tour which includes 2 helicopter flight and something around 7 hours guided tour. The flight was breathtaking! You have to go for a flight if you are on Hawaii! It's just amazing! The guided tour was very interesting, we visited...More

Thank lifestyle83
Paradise H, Kona Ground Crew at Paradise Helicopters - KONA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Baden for taking the time to write your amazing review! I’m so glad you had a great time on your tour and that you were able to see the hidden beauties on our island. Our Volcano by Air and Land tour is one...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were looking for a helicopter tour that was reasonable and good and we found it. Our tour covered volcano craters and water falls and we were very satisfied with the service and especially our pilot Keith who was very engaging during the tour. He...More

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Peter H
4 December 2017|
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Response from paulinew99 | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Kona to Hilo, I believe it was cheaper than taking the flight from Kona. My suggestion is the same as the other replies, check with the tour company. Enjoy your flight!
13 September 2017|
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Response from sueheim | Reviewed this property |
I upgraded to the co-pilot's seat, and it was worth every penny. They do seat people according to weight, in order to balance the the helicopter, and I was not going to be guaranteed a great seat if I was one of the lighter... More
Joan B
3 May 2017|
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Response from Paradise H | Property representative |
Aloha Joan-- When book a tour with us, you will find out your flight time and check-in time, at the time of booking. We do offer a doors off option on our Oahu Magnum Experience on Oahu as well. In general, the weather in... More