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Kilauea Volcano Helicopter Flight & Zipline Adventures (from Kona)

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Fly from Kona Airport over volcanoes, waterfalls and green mountains on a thrilling helicopter tour and stop for ziplining through a lush forest or tropical garden.

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Take to the skies in a Bell 407 helicopter from Kona Airport and tour the Big Island in style. View Hualalai, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, three of Hawaii's towering volcanoes, from above and scour the area around Kilauea for active lava flows. Sweep over the rolling greens and gushing waterfalls of Kohala. Continue the adventure when you land, and strap yourself in for a zipline adventure through a dense canopy of trees or a flourishing botanical garden. You can even take the time to explore Hawi or Hilo, two of the Hawaii's charming, historic towns.
Aircraft Information:

Name: Bell 407
Capacity: 6 Passengers
Seating:

Luxurious – Executive Limousine Style Seating!
One passenger in the front with the pilot and five in the back. Two seats face the other 3 seats allowing you to see and talk to the person(s) you are flying with.  Viewing is great from all of the seats.

Features:
  • Fast – see more in less time
  • Large windows – get great pictures
  • Smooth – more comfortable for longer hours
  • Long distance – less transit time, more time at attractions
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Price
Volcano Helicopter & Zipline at Hilo Botanical Garden
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 6 & over)
USD 773.00
USD 773.00
Adult (265-315 lbs)
USD 873.00
USD 873.00
Adult (316 lbs & over)
USD 1,293.18
USD 1,293.18
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 6 & over)
USD 773.00
USD 773.00
Adult (265-315 lbs)
USD 873.00
USD 873.00
Adult (316 lbs & over)
USD 1,293.18
USD 1,293.18
GE Tax, Fuel Surcharge, & Capacity Surcharge included
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    The perfect family tour by land and air
Split your helicopter tour into two parts, first flying over Hawaii's famous volcanoes and then landing in Hilo, where you will be shuttled to Botanical World Adventures for a zipline and tour experience like none other. Shoot down 7 ziplines through acres of exotic flora, and enjoy an additional stroll through the garden grounds. Take in the sights of Hilo before your flight back.
*Total flight time typically varies from 1.7 – 2.1 hours.


Highlights:

  • See Kona’s famous coffee district
  • Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
  • Hunt for red, hot lava around Kīlauea
  • Explore Hilo Town
  • Rugged coastlines and beautiful beaches
  • Botanical World Adventures – lush gardens with 5,000 plant species
  • Zipline adventure
  • Rain forests
  • Pastoral fields and ranches
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 11.5 - 13.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Equipment rental / Guide / Ground transportation between tour locations / Ground transportation between tour locations / 2.5-hr zipline tour / Helicopter ride
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 05:20-06:20 Pick-up & Check-in at Kona Airport
  • 07:30 Helicopter Flight to Hilo - Hawaii Volcanoes (1 hr)
    235441 Sights include Hualalai, Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Search for the Lava Flow Activity at Kilauea Crater, Pu‘u ʻŌʻō Vent
  • 09:00 Drive to Botanical World Adventures (30 mins)
  • 09:30 Botanical Garden Tour & 7-Line Zipline Adventure (3 hrs)
    BWA-02 Enjoy the colors of the flowers beneath you as you feel the wind in your face. Soar over running rivers and the beautiful gardens!
  • 12:30 Drive Back to Hilo (30 mins)
  • 13:00 Explore Hilo Town & Lunch Stop (3 hrs)
    237739 Explore historic downtown Hilo for a short self-guided tour. After exploring the museums and landmarks by the seaside, be sure to grab a quick lunch.
  • 16:00 Helicopter Flight Back to Kona Airport - Valleys & Waterfalls (1 hr)
    Paradise-Helicopters-02 Sights include Kohala Valleys, Lush Tropical Rainforests, Majestic Waterfalls, & Hapuna Beach and Kua Bay
  • 17:30-18:45 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Window Seating + USD 50.00
Paradise Helicopters Window Seating Sit right up next to the window and ensure you don't miss any of the amazing views on your flight. Note: Guests required to pay a capacity surcharge (265lbs & up) are already guaranteed a window seat.
Window Seating + USD 50.00
Paradise Helicopters Window Seating Sit right up next to the window and ensure you don't miss any of the amazing views on your flight. Note: Guests required to pay a capacity surcharge (265lbs & up) are already guaranteed a window seat.
Co-Pilot Seat + USD 125.00
Paradise Helicopters Window Seating Share the cockpit with the pilot, giving you maximum visibility from the front and side windows. Also great for aviation enthusiasts interested in getting a look at the helicopter's controls.
Co-Pilot Seat + USD 125.00
Paradise Helicopters Window Seating Share the cockpit with the pilot, giving you maximum visibility from the front and side windows. Also great for aviation enthusiasts interested in getting a look at the helicopter's controls.
Package detail / Schedule
Volcano Helicopter & Kohala Zip & Dip
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 8 & over)
USD 874.00
USD 874.00
Adult (265-270 lbs)
USD 974.00
USD 974.00
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 8 & over)
USD 874.00
USD 874.00
Adult (265-270 lbs)
USD 974.00
USD 974.00
GE Tax, Fuel Surcharge, & Capacity Surcharge included
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    Amazing thrills in the sky and through the trees
Get straight into the action. First fly a sweeping arc around the island on an extended helicopter tour, and then land in Kohala, where Hawaii Forest and Trail will immediately escort you to a 9-line zipline course. After a taking a chance to explore Hawi Town, ground transportation will escort you back to nearby Kona International Airport.
* Total flight time typically varies by about 1.4 – 1.6 hours.


Highlights:

  • See Kona’s famous coffee district
  • Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
  • Hunt for red, hot lava around Kīlauea
  • Rugged coastlines and beautiful beaches
  • Zipline adventure
  • Rain forests
  • Pastoral fields and ranches
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Bottled water / Equipment rental / Snacks / Guide / Ground transportation between tour locations / Rain wear / Ground transportation between tour locations / Helicopter ride
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 05:05-06:05 Pick-up & Check-in at Kona Airport
  • 07:15 Volcanoes & Waterfalls Helicopter Flight (1.5 hrs)
    235441 Sights include:
    ・Hualalai
    ・Mauna Loa
    ・Mauna Kea
    ・Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    ・Search for the Lava Flow Activity at Kilauea Crater
    ・Lush Tropical Rainforests
    ・Majestic Waterfalls
  • Land in Historic North Kohala
  • 09:15 Kohala 9-line Zipline Treetop Canopy Adventure (2.5 hrs)
    Paradise-Helicopters-09 Trek along elevated suspension bridges, traverse tree platforms, glide on zip lines and rappel from the final tree.
  • Picnic Lunch & Waterfall Swimm
    Picnic with stunning views of the North Kohala valleys and swim under a private waterfall.
  • 11:45 Explore Hawi Town (1 hrs)
    Free time at the charming historic plantation town of Hawi. Browse shops and grab some lunch before heading back to the Kona airport .
  • 12:45 Shuttle Back to Kona Airport (1 hr)
  • 14:00-15:15 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Window Seating + USD 50.00
Paradise Helicopters Window Seating Sit right up next to the window and ensure you don't miss any of the amazing views on your flight. Note: Guests required to pay a capacity surcharge (265lbs & up) are already guaranteed a window seat.
Window Seating + USD 50.00
Paradise Helicopters Window Seating Sit right up next to the window and ensure you don't miss any of the amazing views on your flight. Note: Guests required to pay a capacity surcharge (265lbs & up) are already guaranteed a window seat.
Co-Pilot Seat + USD 125.00
Paradise Helicopters Window Seating Share the cockpit with the pilot, giving you maximum visibility from the front and side windows. Also great for aviation enthusiasts interested in getting a look at the helicopter's controls.
Co-Pilot Seat + USD 125.00
Paradise Helicopters Window Seating Share the cockpit with the pilot, giving you maximum visibility from the front and side windows. Also great for aviation enthusiasts interested in getting a look at the helicopter's controls.
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests with neck, back or joint problems are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Guests should not have serious fear of heights (acrophobia).
    • Guests must be able to walk over uneven terrain and handle one short walk up about 25 stairs.
    • Seat assignments are based on everyone’s weights, heights and the balance of the helicopter. By maintaining proper weight and balance in our aircraft we can provide guests with a safe, smooth and comfortable Experience on Paradise Helicopters.
    • All guests weighing between 265lbs (120kg) and 270lbs (122kg) will be assessed a Capacity Surcharge (CS) on the helicopter tour. This fee is already reflected in the pricing section. Guests will be guaranteed a window seat.
    • In compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulation, Paradise Helicopters will weigh each individual when checking in at the Airport for safety and weight balance of the aircraft. Please provide accurate body weights for all passengers. Misrepresentation of body weight could result in denial of service without refund.
    • Guests under 70 pounds must ride tandem on the Zipline and receive supervisor approval.
    • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Guests between the ages of 6 and 10 must be approved by a supervisor.
    • Guests must weigh between 35-270 lbs to participate in this activity.
    • Children 8 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Guests must be at least 70lbs (32kg) and below 270 lbs (122 kg) to participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
    • Closed toe shoes
    • Clothing that can get dirty
    • Camera
    • Insect repellent
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
    • Wear whatever is comfortable for you. If you are going to take pictures, darker colors are better because it reduces the chance of reflections in your photos.
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Please call the activity provider the day before your activity (no later than 18:00 local time) to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
    • Participants will be weighed upon check-in.
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • You will share the transportation with other customers.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
    • In the event that your pilot needs to cancel for safety due to weather, your flight will be rescheduled. If a reschedule is not possible, you will receive a full refund.
    • If you are prone to motion sickness, take motion sickness preventatives before you fly.
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FAQ
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What kind of helicopter will be used?
  • The Bell Jet 407 is a six-passenger aircraft known for having the fastest cruising speed of any helicopter on the islands, offering unsurpassed comfort and a virtually vibration-free ride. Its over-sized windows are great for picture taking, and its large fuel capacity allows for extended, non-stop flights.
What are the zipline specifications?
  • Hawaii Forest and Trail (Kohala): Nine different ziplines, five sky bridges and a rappel are offered, making this the Big Island's only full canopy tour.

    Botanical World Adventures (Hilo): Seven different ziplines are offered, taking you over running rivers and the beautiful gardens where more than 5,000 plant species are maintained.
Are lava sightings guaranteed?
  • Although your pilot will make every effort to find active lava flows during your helicopter tour, volcanic activity is an unpredictable natural phenomena and cannot be guaranteed. Nevertheless, Kilauea is the most active volcano in the world, so the chances of seeing red-hot emerging lava are high.
How do the flight plans for each package differ?
  • The overall flight plan and length of time in the air is the same for each package. The Kona to Kohala Air & Zipline Adventure package covers the entire 2-hour flight first, and then lands in Kohala for ziplining. The Kona to Hilo Family Air & Zipline Adventure package splits the flight into two parts, first flying out to Hilo for ziplining, and then returning along a scenic route to Kona Airport.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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