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Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Big Island Spectacular Circle Island Flight (Waikoloa)
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Book Hawaii's best helicopter tour! Fly over 3 volcanoes: Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa & Kilauea. Get an up-close look at the craters & lava flows. Discover the magnificent beauty of Kohala waterfalls & sea cliffs. Waterfall Landing upgrade available.

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Take off for a 2 hour flight across the skies of the Big Island. This flight path takes you to see some of the Islands most known sites as well as some of her best kept secrets. This helicopter tour is the best way to take in the magnitude of the 2018 Kilauea eruption.

Highlights
  • Recent & past lava flows
  • Volcanoes National Park & the incredible Kilauea's Halemaʻumaʻu Crater & Puʻu 'O'o Vent
  • Hilo Bay & Waterfalls
  • Waipio Valley, Hamakua Coast & Waipio Black Sand Beach
  • Kohala Valley, Sea Cliffs & Cascading 1200-ft Waterfalls

The Flight

Departing from Waikoloa, you will fly across the island, between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes, towards the area of recent eruption. You will see all of the past lava flows from previous eruptions as you make your way to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to check out the devastation caused by the 2018 eruption. Flying towards Hilo, you will see where past lava flows have come within miles of destroying homes and neighborhoods on numerous occasions. The flight continues on over the picturesque Hamakua Coast before reaching the famous Waipio Valley. The Finale of the flight is the waterfalls and cliffs of North Kohala, Big Islands “best kept secret”. The stunning beauty of North Kohala from the air is absolutely indescribable and incredibly emotionally moving, making this a once in a lifetime, bucket list experience.


Upgrade your flight and get exclusive access to remote and isolated waterfall!

Get up close and personal with the real unspoiled and magnificent Hawaii. Make your tour even more unforgettable and land at remote, isolated oceanfront waterfall. Blue Hawaiian Helicopter is the only company with exclusive access to Laupahoehoe Nui, a majestic 1200-ft. waterfall! Enjoy an one-of-a-kind photo and video opportunity during 20-25 minutes on the ground.


Eco-Star Helicopter Information
  • This flight will be in an Eco-Star Helicopter!
  • The Eco-Star Helicopter is considered the best touring helicopter in the industry
  • Leading Edge Safety Features and Technology
  • Unmatched Passenger Comfort
  • Large, Panoramic Style Windows for Unrestricted Views
  • Seats 6 Adult Passengers Comfortably
  • Seating in aircraft is determined by an FAA approved program which balances out the helicopter for safe flight.

Eco-Star
Seating Type
Comfort fitting
Capacity
*6 passengers
Individual Weight Limit
259 lbs (117 kg)

*The Eco-Star offers greater personal space, expansive glass for exceptional visibility and can be reconfigured for 7 passengers to accommodate families.


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In an effort to maintain the health and safety of both guests and employees, this activity will be temporarily pausing operations. Resumption date is subject to change and bookings cannot be guaranteed past further notice.
Price
Big Island Spectacular
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 6.
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 599.00
USD 599.00
Adult (260 lbs & over)
USD 898.50
USD 898.50
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
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 2 & over)
from USD 599.00
from USD 599.00
Adult (260 lbs & over)
from USD 898.50
from USD 898.50
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
GE Tax and Fuel Surcharge included

Save up to 10% (until 2020/03/31)

Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 561.60
USD 561.60
USD 624.00 10%off
USD 624.00 10%off
Adult (260 lbs & over)
USD 842.40
USD 842.40
USD 936.00 10%off
USD 936.00 10%off
Participation period: 2020/06/16 - 2020/08/21, 2020/12/15 - 2021/01/03
  • Big Island Spectacular
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    Beautiful Kohala Valley Waterfalls
Board a luxurious Eco-Star helicopter for your Big Island highlights tour. The Eco-Star has larger viewing windows and individual comfort seats for a premium sightseeing experience.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3 - 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-trip from Kailua-Kona free (per group)
      Round-trip from Kailua-Kona free (per group)
    • Round-trip from Waikoloa free (per group)
      Round-trip from Waikoloa free (per group)
  • Inclusion: State of Hawaii Certified Tour Guide & Pilot / On-board narration
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 07:00 09:15 12:15
Starting time: 07:00 09:15 12:15
  • 05:45-06:15 Pick-up from Hotels & Check-in at Waikoloa Heliport
  • 07:00 Safety Briefing & Departure
    Waikoloa Heliport 03 After a short orientation, the Blue Hawaiian Helicopters crew will have you seated and ready for takeoff. Keep your camera at the ready, because they'll be plenty of amazing things to see!
  • Waikoloa Hotels & Beaches
    Four Seasona Hualalai 01 Waikoloa is home to some of Big Island's top beach resorts, and for good reason; amazing stretches of white sand lie hidden in nooks along the coast.
  • Mauna Kea & Surroundings
    Mauna Kea 01 Towering above the surrounding lowlands, and perpetually capped in snow due to its elevation, Mauna Kea is a must-see landmark on any sightseeing tour of the Big Island.
  • East Rift Zone
    Coastal East Rift Zone 01 Look down over a rift where red lava pours into the sea, slowly expanding the island's landmass.
  • Halemaumau Crater
    Puu Oo 02 Almost always sputtering thick smoke into the sky above, Halemamumau is a highly active vent of Kilauea Volcano and definitely worth seeing.
  • Chain of Craters Road & Red Roof House
    Chain of Craters 02 Discover the wake of destruction left by Kilauea's past eruptions at Chain of Craters road and the land surrounding the now-famous Red Roof House, where hardened black lava rock now engulf the area.
  • Hamakua Coast
    Hamakua Coast 02 Beautifully dense greenery and water spilling over layers of rock form the scene along the Hamakua Coast. The entire stretch is one incredible photo opportunity.
  • Waipio & Waimanu Valley
    Waimanu Valley 01 Impossibly steep mountain walls give way to breathtaking views of Waipio and Waimanu valleys along the northern coast of the Big Island.
  • Kohala Coast & Sea Cliffs
    North Kohala Sea Cliffs 03 Rising from the water in rippling shapes, capped in rich green, the Kohala Sea Cliffs attract visitors with their mysterious and arresting presence.
  • 09:00-09:45 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Front Row Seating Eco-Star [260lbs max] per person + USD 100.00
Front Row Seating Eco-Star [260lbs max] per person + USD 100.00
- Combined weight must be under 470 lbs.
- Must be able to communicate in English with the pilot and be physically capable of operating exit doors.
- Lap children are not allowed.
Package detail / Schedule
Big Island Spectacular with Oceanfront Waterfall Landing
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 6.
Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 749.00
USD 749.00
Adult (260 lbs & over)
USD 1,048.50
USD 1,048.50
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
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 2 & over)
from USD 749.00
from USD 749.00
Adult (260 lbs & over)
from USD 1,048.50
from USD 1,048.50
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
GE Tax and Fuel Surcharge included

Save up to 10% (until 2020/03/31)

Adult/Child (Age 2 & over)
USD 689.10
USD 689.10
USD 749.00 8%off
USD 749.00 8%off
Adult (260 lbs & over)
USD 958.65
USD 958.65
USD 1,048.50 9%off
USD 1,048.50 9%off
Participation period: 2020/01/06 - 2020/06/15, 2020/08/22 - 2020/12/14
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Touch down at the base of a towering ocean side waterfall where the ocean meets the Sea Cliffs of North Kohala.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3 - 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-trip from Kailua-Kona free (per group)
      Round-trip from Kailua-Kona free (per group)
    • Round-trip from Waikoloa free (per group)
      Round-trip from Waikoloa free (per group)
  • Inclusion: State of Hawaii Certified Tour Guide & Pilot / On-board narration / Landing Experience
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 07:00 09:15 12:15
Starting time: 07:00 09:15 12:15
  • 05:45-06:15 Pick-up & Check-in
  • 07:00 Safety Briefing & Departure
    20120720002051_1518884938_1147_0 After a short orientation, the Blue Hawaiian Helicopters crew will have you seated and ready for takeoff. Keep your camera at the ready, because they'll be plenty of amazing things to see!
  • Waikoloa Hotels & Beaches
    Four Seasona Hualalai 01 Waikoloa is home to some of the Big Island's top beach resorts, and for good reason; amazing stretches of white sand lie hidden in nooks along the coast.
  • Mauna Kea & Surroundings
    Mauna Kea 01 Towering above the surrounding lowlands, and perpetually capped in snow due to its elevation, Mauna Kea is a must-see landmark on any sightseeing tour of the Big Island.
  • East Rift Zone
    Coastal East Rift Zone 01 Look down over a rift where red lava was pouring into the sea during the 2018 eruption, slowly expanding the island's landmass.
  • Halemaumau Crater
    Puu Oo 02 Halemamumau is a highly active vent of Kilauea Volcano and definitely worth seeing.
  • Chain of Craters Road & Red Roof House
    Chain of Craters 02 Discover the wake of destruction left by Kilauea's past eruptions at Chain of Craters road and the land surrounding the now-famous Red Roof House, where hardened black lava rock now engulf the area.
  • Hamakua Coast
    Hamakua Coast 02 Beautifully dense greenery and water spilling over layers of rock form the scene along the Hamakua Coast. The entire stretch is one incredible photo opportunity.
  • Waipio & Waimanu Valley
    Waipio Valley 01 Impossibly steep mountain walls give way to breathtaking views of Waipio and Waimanu valleys along the northern coast of the Big Island.
  • Waterfall Landing at Punalulu Falls
    滝ランディング Touchdown for a short break at Punalulu Falls, an ocean front waterfall on the North Kohala Coast.
  • Kohala Coast Waterfalls & Sea Cliffs
    unnamed (20) Rising from the water in rippling shapes, capped in rich green, the Kohala Sea Cliffs attract visitors with their mysterious and arresting presence.
  • 09:00-09:45 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Front Row Seating Eco-Star [260lbs max] per person + USD 100.00
Front Row Seating Eco-Star [260lbs max] per person + USD 100.00
- Combined weight must be under 470 lbs.
- Must be able to communicate in English with the pilot and be physically capable of operating exit doors.
- Lap children are not allowed.
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Hats and other loose articles of clothing are not permitted near the aircraft, as they may get pulled up into the rotor, causing damage.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • Front Row Upgrade is not wheelchair accessible.
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Wheelchair accessibility: All of tours are wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant. Each base has a custom built chair lift to assist passengers into the helicopter safely and comfortably. 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. The chair lifts are able to accommodate passengers up to 250 lbs. However, wheelchairs and portable oxygen tanks will not be allowed on board.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
    • You must present your VELTRA Voucher upon check-in (printed or mobile confirmation).
    • 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.
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • 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.
    • The additional cost for guests weighing 260 lbs (118 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.
    • You must check-in at least 45 minutes prior to your activity start time.
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.
    • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
    • Complimentary parking available.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 6.
Activity provider
FAQ
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How far in advance should I book this activity?
  • We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. Last-minute bookings are often possible, but availability is limited.
Is there a safe place to store my belongings during the flight?
  • Personal belongings can be safely stored at the Blue Hawaiian Helicopters office prior to your departure.
Will we see lava on this tour?
  • Due to the unpredictable nature of volcanic phenomena, lava sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Do you make a video of the flight tour?
  • Yes. Every flight is captured in high-quality video. Each helicopter is equipped with four cameras; three external and one in the cabin. The video recording begins during the boarding process. The recording is continuous until landing and includes digital quality music chosen to complement the changing scenery, plus all the pilot's narration. The video is available for purchase right after you return from your flight.
Do you recommend taking anti-motion sickness medication?
  • The flights operated by Blue Hawaiian Helicopters' professional pilots are very smooth and turns are slow and gentle. If you are particularly prone to motion sickness, taking a precautionary anti-motion sickness medication is a good idea.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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.

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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