Volcano Circle of Fire Helicopter Flight from Hilo tours, activities, fun things to do in Big Island(Hawaii)|VELTRA
Volcano Circle of Fire Helicopter Flight from Hilo
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Join Blue Hawaiian Helicopters on a 50 minute flight showcasing Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano! Fly high above tropical rainforests, black-sand beaches and lava flows both new and old. Witness current volcanic activity from a safe distance.
All prices are subject to change and can occur periodically with no advance notice. Once booked and confirmed, your activity price will not change, although a fee may be incurred should you reschedule or update your booking.

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Eco-Star - Circle of Fire Flight with Laupahoehoe Landing (50 mins)
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
From USD 494.00
From USD 494.00
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
From USD 494.00
From USD 494.00
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult (260 lbs & over)
From USD 666.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free

Laupahoehoe Landing, a Blue Hawaiian Exclusive!

With its majestic 1200-ft. waterfall, Laupahoehoe Landing gives you a one-of-a-kind photo and video opportunity! Get up close and personal with the real Hawaii: unspoiled, untouched, magnificent.

Adult (260 lbs & over)
From USD 666.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
2 hour(s)
Available Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Guide / On-board narration

Schedule

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Start time :
08:15

Check-in at Hilo International Airport

09:00
Circle of Fire Flight - Air Tour of Volcanoes National Park (50 mins)
09:50

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Facilities at the heliport are ADA compliant and the helicopter is equipped with a mobility lift. The chair lifts are able to accommodate passengers up to 250 lbs. However, wheelchairs and oxygen tanks are not allowed on the aircraft or runway. Front Row Upgrade is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Do not go SCUBA diving within 24 hours or SNUBA 12 hours prior to your tour. You may snorkel or swim prior to your tour and there is no risk in SCUBA or SNUBA after your helicopter tour.
  • The chair lifts are only able to access the rear row of seats therefore guests requiring a chair lift to board the helicopter cannot be accommodated in the front row. **Front Row Upgrade is not wheelchair accessible.**
  • Combined front row seat weight must be under 319 lbs for A-Star tours and 470 lbs for Eco-Star tours.
  • Front row passengers must occupy their own seats and must be able to refrain from interfering with the pilot and instrumentation. Lap children cannot be accommodated in the front row. In the event of an emergency front row passengers must be able to receive instructions in English and be physically capable of operating exit doors.
  • The additional cost for guests weighing 260 lbs (117.5 kg) and over is to secure an adjacent seat that will remain empty for the duration of the flight. This is to help properly balance the aircraft and ensure the comfort of all passengers. For each guest weighing more than 260 lbs, an adjacent, empty seat purchase is required.
  • The additional cost for guests weighing 250 lbs (113 kg) and over is to secure an adjacent seat that will remain empty for the duration of the flight. This is to help properly balance the aircraft and ensure the comfort of all passengers. For each guest weighing more than 250 lbs, an adjacent, empty seat purchase is required.

Other requirements

  • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
  • 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.
  • In accordance with FAA regulations, each guest will be weighed upon check-in to ensure proper balance of the aircraft. Misrepresentation of body weight prior to check-in could result in denial of service without refund.
  • You must check-in at least 45 minutes prior to your activity start time.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a maximum of 6.

Required items to bring & attire

  • A valid government-issued photo ID
  • You must present your VELTRA Voucher upon check-in (printed or mobile confirmation).
  • Hats and other loose articles of clothing are not permitted near the aircraft, as they may get pulled up into the rotor, causing damage.
  • The cabin of the aircraft is air conditioned. Consider bringing a long-sleeve shirt or light sweater.
  • If you plan on taking photographs during your flight, dark clothing is recommended to reduce glare from the window reflection.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • 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.
  • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
  • In response to COVID-19, this activity provider is implementing the following safety & sanitation measures:
    1. A customized health and sanitation program that meets or exceeds CDC guidelines
    2. Adhere to Helicopter Association International (HAI) COVID Clean Program standards
    3. Disinfection of public areas and helicopters
    4. Disposable masks and gloves will be available
    5. Hand sanitizer dispensers placed at entrance, lobbies and briefing area
  • 6. Health and temperature check before every shift
    7. Practice social distance whenever possible
    8. Wear Personal Protective Equipment depending on the role and responsibility of employee
    9. Disinfect ALL surfaces with proper cleaning products throughout the day
    10. Disinfect aircraft and equipment after every flight
    11. The frequency of air filter replacement and HVAC system cleaning has been increased and fresh air exchange will be maximized
  • The guests are required to follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines below:
    1.Complete A COVID Prevention acknowledgment form will be completed for each part.
    2. Facemask must be worn at all times and in the aircraft (even before entering the property)
    3. Temperature check prior to check-in
    4. Practice social distance whenever possible
Currently selected
Eco-Star Premium Helicopter - Circle of Fire Flight (50 mins)
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
From USD 344.00
From USD 344.00
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
From USD 344.00
From USD 344.00
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult (260 lbs & over)
From USD 516.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free

The Eco-Star offers greater personal space, expansive glass windows for exceptional visibility and can be reconfigured for 7 passengers to accommodate families. The world's first 21st-century touring helicopter, it is significantly quieter than the industry-standard A-Star and incorporates the latest cutting-edge technologies, materials, systems and avionics.

Adult (260 lbs & over)
From USD 516.00
Infant (Age 0-1)
free

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
2 hour(s)
Available Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Guide / On-board narration

Schedule

View All
Start time :
08:15

Check-in at Hilo International Airport

09:00
Circle of Fire Flight - Air Tour of Volcanoes National Park (50 mins)
09:50

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Facilities at the heliport are ADA compliant and the helicopter is equipped with a mobility lift. The chair lifts are able to accommodate passengers up to 250 lbs. However, wheelchairs and oxygen tanks are not allowed on the aircraft or runway. Front Row Upgrade is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Do not go SCUBA diving within 24 hours or SNUBA 12 hours prior to your tour. You may snorkel or swim prior to your tour and there is no risk in SCUBA or SNUBA after your helicopter tour.
  • The chair lifts are only able to access the rear row of seats therefore guests requiring a chair lift to board the helicopter cannot be accommodated in the front row. **Front Row Upgrade is not wheelchair accessible.**
  • Combined front row seat weight must be under 319 lbs for A-Star tours and 470 lbs for Eco-Star tours.
  • Front row passengers must occupy their own seats and must be able to refrain from interfering with the pilot and instrumentation. Lap children cannot be accommodated in the front row. In the event of an emergency front row passengers must be able to receive instructions in English and be physically capable of operating exit doors.
  • The additional cost for guests weighing 260 lbs (117.5 kg) and over is to secure an adjacent seat that will remain empty for the duration of the flight. This is to help properly balance the aircraft and ensure the comfort of all passengers. For each guest weighing more than 260 lbs, an adjacent, empty seat purchase is required.
  • The additional cost for guests weighing 250 lbs (113 kg) and over is to secure an adjacent seat that will remain empty for the duration of the flight. This is to help properly balance the aircraft and ensure the comfort of all passengers. For each guest weighing more than 250 lbs, an adjacent, empty seat purchase is required.

Other requirements

  • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
  • 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.
  • In accordance with FAA regulations, each guest will be weighed upon check-in to ensure proper balance of the aircraft. Misrepresentation of body weight prior to check-in could result in denial of service without refund.
  • You must check-in at least 45 minutes prior to your activity start time.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a maximum of 6.

Required items to bring & attire

  • A valid government-issued photo ID
  • You must present your VELTRA Voucher upon check-in (printed or mobile confirmation).
  • Hats and other loose articles of clothing are not permitted near the aircraft, as they may get pulled up into the rotor, causing damage.
  • The cabin of the aircraft is air conditioned. Consider bringing a long-sleeve shirt or light sweater.
  • If you plan on taking photographs during your flight, dark clothing is recommended to reduce glare from the window reflection.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • 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.
  • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
  • In response to COVID-19, this activity provider is implementing the following safety & sanitation measures:
    1. A customized health and sanitation program that meets or exceeds CDC guidelines
    2. Adhere to Helicopter Association International (HAI) COVID Clean Program standards
    3. Disinfection of public areas and helicopters
    4. Disposable masks and gloves will be available
    5. Hand sanitizer dispensers placed at entrance, lobbies and briefing area
  • 6. Health and temperature check before every shift
    7. Practice social distance whenever possible
    8. Wear Personal Protective Equipment depending on the role and responsibility of employee
    9. Disinfect ALL surfaces with proper cleaning products throughout the day
    10. Disinfect aircraft and equipment after every flight
    11. The frequency of air filter replacement and HVAC system cleaning has been increased and fresh air exchange will be maximized
  • The guests are required to follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines below:
    1.Complete A COVID Prevention acknowledgment form will be completed for each part.
    2. Facemask must be worn at all times and in the aircraft (even before entering the property)
    3. Temperature check prior to check-in
    4. Practice social distance whenever possible

Reviews

Great tour and great people!

2021/10/02 Couples Art Goldberg

The coastal tour was perfect. The staff was all very friendly and helpful. Marco our pilot made everyone very comfortable and was a great tour guide and pilot. I highly recommend Blue Hawaiian Helicopters!

Awesome experience!

2021/09/17 Couples Pat from Houston

Pilot, Kai, was knowledgeable, friendly and great. Learned a lot!

A different experience

2021/09/01 Families BigIslandEye

A lot of people will complain about this tour if they don’t see lava and that’s on them. If you need to see lava, do your research and book appropriately. I’m frustrated that we couldn’t see lava shooting into the sky bu...

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FAQ

Q. How far in advance should I book this activity?
A. We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. Last-minute bookings are often possible, but availability is limited.
Q. Is there a safe place to store my belongings during the flight?
A. Personal belongings can be safely stored at the Blue Hawaiian Helicopters office prior to your departure.
Q. Will I see molten lava?
A. Molten lava sightings are not guaranteed because of the unpredictable nature of volcanic activity.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Restrictions
Required items to bring & attire
Other requirements
Additional notes
Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Restrictions
Required items to bring & attire
Other requirements
Additional notes
Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Volcano Circle of Fire Helicopter Flight from Hilo
Join Blue Hawaiian Helicopters on a 50 minute flight showcasing Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano! Fly high above tropical rainforests, black-sand beaches and lava flows both new and old. Witness current volcanic activity from a safe distance.