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Volcano Circle of Fire & Waterfalls Helicopter Flight from Hilo [Open Soon]
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What to expect

Join the expert pilots of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters for unique aerial views on this safe and comfortable Big Island helicopter tour. See the path of the recent lava flows in Puna, craters of Kilauea Volcano, or cascading waterfalls in Hilo.

Packages

Currently selected
Eco-Star Premium Helicopter - Circle of Fire & Waterfalls Flight (45 mins)
From USD 319.00
From USD 319.00
From USD 319.00
From USD 319.00
Adult (260 lbs & over)
From USD 478.50
Infant (Age 0-1)
free

Adult (260 lbs & over)
From USD 478.50
Infant (Age 0-1)
free

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
1.5 - 2 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Guide / On-board narration

Schedule

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Start time :
07:15

Check-in at Hilo International Airport

08:00
Circle of Fire & Waterfalls Flight - Air Tour of Volcanoes National Park (45 - 50 mins)
08:45-08:55

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.

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 acknowledgement form will be completed for each part.
    2. Pass mandatory 14 day quarantine or have negative test result within 72 hours of boarding their flight to Hawaii
    3. Facemask must be worn at all times and in the aircraft (even before entering the property)
    4. Temperature check prior to check-in
    5. Practice social distance whenever possible
Currently selected
A-Star Standard Helicopter - Circle of Fire & Waterfalls Flight (45 mins)
From USD 269.00
From USD 269.00
From USD 269.00
From USD 269.00
Adult (250 lbs & over)
From USD 403.50
Infant (Age 0-1)
free

The A-Star is the most-utilized touring jet helicopter in the world. With cabin design that allows for 180-degree views from each seat, this model is used by the majority of air tour operators in Hawaii. All of Blue Hawaiian Helicopter's craft are constantly and meticulously maintained by the largest factory trained staff of A&P mechanics in the state of Hawaii.

Adult (250 lbs & over)
From USD 403.50
Infant (Age 0-1)
free

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
2 hour(s)
Available Daily
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 & Waterfalls Flight - Air Tour of Volcanoes National Park (45 - 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 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 acknowledgement form will be completed for each part.
    2. Pass mandatory 14 day quarantine or have negative test result within 72 hours of boarding their flight to Hawaii
    3. Facemask must be worn at all times and in the aircraft (even before entering the property)
    4. Temperature check prior to check-in
    5. Practice social distance whenever possible

Reviews

Beyond our Expectations!!

2020/02/08 Couples Brenda

What a thrill it was to fly over the various lava fields and craters on this lovely island. The pilot was very informative and told us stories about some of the people who were affected by these lava flows. He also expla...

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Sensational ride with knowledgeable pilot

2020/01/27 Couples Roderick & Debra

From the moment we took off to the theme song of Hawaii 50 (one of my highlights), this ride was sensational. From the front row, we soared over volcano craters, lava flows, waterfalls and macadamia nut farms. To miss ou...

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Professionally done, great experience

2020/01/02 Families PKV

The overall experience was very good. This is our first Helicopter ride and it turned out to be an excellent one. Though we did not get to see real fire ( no active lava in Hawaii now), we could see the steaming volcano ...

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Activity Provider Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

Activity Provider

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.

Volcano Circle of Fire & Waterfalls Helicopter Flight from Hilo [Open Soon]
Join the expert pilots of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters for unique aerial views on this safe and comfortable Big Island helicopter tour. See the path of the recent lava flows in Puna, craters of Kilauea Volcano, or cascading waterfalls in Hilo.