Private Fly-Away to Big Island: Airplane Charter & Volcano Helicopter Adventure

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Fly from Oahu to get a bird's eye view of the world's longest continuously erupting volcano on the Big Island, tailored just for your group!

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  • Glowing Kilauea Lava Field 01 (Edited)
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Soar above the majestic Kilauea volcano on the Big Island with your very own, personalized helicopter charter! Your day starts on Oahu as you board a private twin-engine Piper Chieftain and fly in comfort to the Big Island of Hawaii. When you arrive, your group boards either a Hughes 500 or a Bell 407 helicopter for an adventure like no other. Gaze at the stunning landscape below you, with its vibrant terrain and fantastic panoramas. Perfect for families or friends that want to explore the volcanoes on the Big Island together, from above!
Seating Type
6 passengers
Individual Weight Limit
249 lbs (112 kg)
*First Class Combined Weight Limit
340 lbs (181 kg)
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Hilo Doors-Off Adventure
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This is hands down the best way to photograph the volcano and surrounding areas. Departing Hilo, you will skim over the beautiful and lush rainforests of the Hilo area and be treated to beautiful views of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. In addition to Kilauea Volcano, you will get a bird’s eye view of lovely Rainbow Falls. Accommodates up to four persons.
Tour Highlights
  • One hour flight (each way) from Oahu to Hilo
  • Lush rainforests of Hilo
  • Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and Kilauea Volcanoes

Note: Tour can accommodate up to 4 passengers.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4.5 - 6 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
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  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 08:00-08:30 Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels
  • 08:30 Check-in at Makani Kai
  • 09:00 Private Oahu Airplane Flight to Hilo Airport (1 hr)
  • 10:30 Doors-Off or Kilauea Adventure (50 mins)
    The Doors-Off and Kilauea Adventure have similar flight routes except for the Kilauea Adventure, the doors remain on the helicopter.
  • 12:00 Private Hilo Airplane Flight to Honolulu Airport (1 hr)
  • 13:00 Return to Makani Kai
  • 13:00-14:00 Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels
Package detail / Schedule
    • Guests may not fly within 24 hours of a two-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness.
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • All tours (except for the Doors Off Experience) take one to six passengers. The Doors Off Experience can only accommodate up to four passengers.
    • Wheelchair Accessibility: Transfer vehicle with a lift is available upon request, please specify during booking. There is a lift on the helicopter for those needing assistance. Please note that the WC Chieftain does not have a wheelchair lift.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Participants will be weighed upon check-in.
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Passengers weighing in excess of 250 lbs (113 kg) may affect the number of passengers allowed on the helicopter.
    • Due to enhanced security, guests are asked to please leave their purses, backpacks and other items in their hotel rooms or in the hotel room safe. The only items allowed on the helicopter are cameras and video cameras. All other items must be left behind.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Children 23 months or younger may fly at no charge and must sit on adult’s lap. Please provide the child’s weight at the time of booking. Children two years of age and older must occupy a seat with seat belt according to FAA regulations.
    • Due to variable weather, there are no specific routes on the tours. Flight times are estimates and may vary due to air traffic in and around the Honolulu International Airport as well as weather.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 1.
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What kind of helicopters will be used?
  • Bell Jet 407: A 6-passenger aircraft flown for the Hawaii Experience and Volcano & Valley Landing flights that depart from Kona. This aircraft has the fastest cruise speed of any helicopter on the islands and offers unsurpassed comfort and a virtually vibration-free ride. Its oversized sliding windows offer great picture taking views and it is capable of flying non-stop around the entire Big Island, giving you as much time in the air as time permits!

    Hughes 500: A 4-passenger aircraft flown for the Hilo Fire & Falls and Doors Off Experience flights that depart from Hilo, this offers a more personalized flight and you are always guaranteed a window seat. Known as the "Magnum P.I" helicopter, its quick maneuverability and smooth ride gives visitors an exciting and memorable helicopter ride.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 4,309.80
USD 4,309.80

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