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Oahu to Big Island Fly-Away Tour - Volcano Helicopter Flight & Hilo Adventure
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Witness the beauty of the Big Island's Hawaii Volcanoes National Park by air and land on a helicopter flight and bus tour on a one day expedition from Oahu.

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Book 7 days early and save up to 5% (until 2018/12/31)

Embark on a thrilling adventure to the Big Island of Hawaii and experience the rugged and scenic vistas on a luxury helicopter flight as well as a comfortable sightseeing ground tour to the island's most popular destinations. After arriving at Hilo, take a 50 minute helicopter expedition over Kilauea Volcano, craters and lava fields. After you land, climb aboard a motorcoach to head out to Rainbow Falls before making your way to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The entire tour includes expert narration by your driver guide, creating a fascinating and exciting experience at the volcano!
A-Star
Seating Type
Bench-style
Capacity
6 passengers
Individual Weight Limit
249 lbs (112 kg)

Please Note: Prices are subject to change due to overage fees. If any overage fees should arise after the time of booking, you will be given the choice to either cancel or proceed with your booking.
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Price
Volcano Helicopter Flight & Big Island Sightseeing Adventure
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 705.97
USD 705.97
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 684.52
USD 684.52
Infant (Age 0-2)
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 (Age 12 & over)
USD 705.97
USD 705.97
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 684.52
USD 684.52
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
GE Tax included

Book 7 days early and save up to 5% (until 2018/12/31)

Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 670.67
USD 670.67
USD 705.97 5%off
USD 705.97 5%off
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 650.29
USD 650.29
USD 684.52 5%off
USD 684.52 5%off
Participation period: 2018/06/26 - 2018/12/31
Due to the increased volcanic activity on the Big Island, and the temporary closure of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, this new and updated tour option has been created to offer you an unforgettable flight adventure over the active lava flows, craters, and fissures, as well as exploring Hilo's many fun and exciting locations.
Note:
  • This tour does NOT include a visit to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park due to its current temporary closure.
  • Guests over 260 lbs will be required to pay a comfort surcharge on their helicopter flight. Please see "restrictions" below.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 14 - 15.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • 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
  • Inclusion: Admission / Airfare / Guide / Circle of Fire Helicopter Tour [A-Star]
  • 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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  • 03:00-03:30 Check-in at Honolulu Airport & Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels
  • 05:00 Oahu to Kona Flight (45 mins)
    195609 Take flight from the Honolulu International Airport and arrive into Kona at approximately 5:45AM. Times are subject to change.
  • 06:30 Breakfast Stop
    PolyAd Movie Tour 12 Stop at a coffee shop for breakfast before meeting with the bus (**meal is not included on the price of the tour).
  • 08:15 Royal Kona Coffee Mill & Museum (30 mins)
    konacoffee Visit one of the best Kona Coffee Farms in Captain Cook and try different flavors of coffee.
  • 09:45 Punalu'u Black Sand Beach (30 mins)
    levork via Flickr 01 Visit the famous Black Sand Beach at Punaluu. Here you can relax and take in the sights and sounds, with a chance to spot Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles.
  • Drive by Liliuokalani Botanical Garden
    Polynesian Adventure Tours 11 The largest authentic ornamental Japanese garden outside of Japan, it was dedicated in 1917 as a tribute to Hawaii's first Japanese immigrants who worked in the island of Hawaii's sugar cane fields. The garden features arching bridges over fishponds, rock gardens, pagodas, and more!
  • 11:45 Lunch Stop at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel (45 mins)
    Polynesian Adventure Tours 17 With only half of your day complete, head over to the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel for a delicious lunch. Please note that lunch is NOT included in the price of the tour.
  • 13:15 Helicopter Flight Check-in at Hilo Airport
  • 14:00 Volcano Helicopter Tour (50 mins)
    04728 Get ready to take flight and see the current lava flow, craters, and fissures along the Kilauea Volcano and the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. With almost no access allowed on the ground, a helicopter flight is one of the only ways to witness this incredible act fo nature in person.
  • 16:30 Hilo to Oahu Flight (1 hr)
    195609 Head back from the Hilo Airport and arrive into Honolulu International Airport at approximately 05:30 PM. Times are subject to change.
  • 17:30-18:30 Return to Honolulu Airport & Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels
Package detail / Schedule
Helicopter & Volcanoes National Park (Temporarily Unavailable)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 705.97
USD 705.97
Youth (Age 3-11)
USD 684.52
USD 684.52
Child (Age 2)
USD 652.33
USD 652.33
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 (Age 12 & over)
USD 705.97
USD 705.97
Youth (Age 3-11)
USD 684.52
USD 684.52
Child (Age 2)
USD 652.33
USD 652.33
Infant (Age 0-1)
free
free
GE Tax included
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Have a helicopter flight and sightseeing adventure through the beautiful scenic sites of the Big Island's volcanic wonderland.
Please Note: Due to the temporary closure of Volcanoes National Park, this tour route is not available.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 15.5 - 17 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
  • Inclusion: Admission / Airfare / Guide / Circle of Fire Helicopter Tour [A-Star]
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 05:00-05:30 Pick-up & Check-in
  • Oahu to Big Island Flight (1 hr)
    Hilo Airport arrival at 8:30
  • Circle of Fire Flight by Blue Hawaiian Helicopters [A-Star]
    Board a helicopter to fly over Volcanoes National Park, targeting areas with the most volcanic activity.
  • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory
    Visit the home of the Big Island's ever-popular macadamia nuts!
  • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens
    Visit the Akatsuka Orchid & Anthurium Nursery, a 13,000 sq ft. showroom full of orchids and tropical plants located on the way to Volcanoes National Park.
  • Lunch Stop at Volcano House Restaurant
    *Guests with the Standard Package must purchase their own meal.
  • Explore the Volcanoes National Park
    Sights include: Halema‘uma‘u Crater, Fern Tree Jungle,Thurston Lava Tube, Kilauea Iki Crater, Jagger Museum, Steam Vents & Chain of Craters Road.
  • Check-in at Hilo Airport
    Approximate wait time at airport is 1.5 - 2 hrs
  • Big Island to Oahu Flight (1 hr)
  • 21:00-22:00 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Comfort Seat (for guests over 250 lbs) + USD 114.72
Comfort Seat (for guests over 250 lbs) + USD 114.72
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Guests may not fly within 24 hours of a two-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness.
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Due to health hazards associated with exposure to volcanic fumes, this tour is generally not recommended for persons with asthma. Volcanic fumes (VOG) are hazardous to your health. Persons with breathing and heart difficulties, pregnant women, infants, and young children are especially at risk should not consider this tour to avoid potential health problems from exposure to fumes.
    • Participants must be in good health and capable of comfortably walking one mile on uneven natural paths with ascending and descending slopes.
    • Wheel Chair Accessibility: All stops are accessible except for the Thurston Lava Tube. A transfer vehicle equipped with a lift if available with at least 72 hours advanced notice. The total combined weight for both the passenger and wheelchair may not exceed 600 lbs (272 kg).
    • Tour dates may be fully booked at the price listed due to the limited availability of airline tickets. However, the date may be available for an additional fee. Additional fees vary depending on availability and are subject to change without notice.
    • No changes can be made to Hawaiian Airlines bookings after the reservation has been made.
    • Guests are advised to not bring large or heavy bags on the flight.
    • Should the tour itinerary, route or schedule change due to unforeseen circumstances, services are non-refundable.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
    • Closed toe shoes
    • Passport (for international guests)
    • For best picture-taking and views during the helicopter ride, wear darker colors to reduce window reflection.
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Passengers must clear TSA at the Honolulu Airport, so please bring a passport or valid ID.
    • For all island flights or day trips, the name should appear as it is on picture ID (license or passport). The airlines will deny boarding if the passenger's legal name, as shown on their valid government-issued ID does not match the name on their E-Ticket. If a passenger is denied boarding, there will be no refunds.
    • All passengers 18 years old and above must present government-issued photo ID (Passport for non-US nationals) for airline check-in.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
    • Tour prices and features are seasonal, time permitting and subject to change without notice. Gray Line Hawaii/Polynesian Adventure Tours, LLC will not be liable for any injury, loss, damage, or accident to person or property of any individual on the tour from any cause beyond its control.
    • Flight times and routes are subject to change due to weather, maintenance and passenger counts.
    • In the event of inclement weather requires cancellation of the helicopter tour, guests will be refunded for the helicopter tour and will be welcomed on an extended sightseeing land tour including a visit to Liliuokalani Gardens, drive through Hilo town and Rainbow Falls.
    • If guests prefer to remain at the Blue Hawaiian base to stand by for a possible helicopter tour departure later in the day, they may forego their sightseeing land tour although no refund will be available for that portion of tour. If helicopter tour is cancelled and guests wish to return to Honolulu earlier than their scheduled flight, a refund of helicopter portion (only) will be provided, and additional taxi, airline change fees, or other expenses will be the responsibility of the guest.
    • We will not extend financial reimbursement to compensate for flight or traffic delays beyond reasonable control of the activity provider, or disappointment if circumstances make it impossible to provide services as intended. Examples may include, but are not limited to: unexpected closure of the lava viewing area, rain, or road closures.
    • In compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulation, Blue Hawaiian Helicopters will weigh each individual, along with any hand carried items, when checking in at the heliports for safety and weight balance of the aircraft. We do this discreetly for your privacy. Please provide accurate body weights for all passengers. Misrepresentation of body weight could result in denial of service without refund.
    • For each guest weighing more than more than 260 pounds (113 kg) on A-Star flights, an adjacent, empty seat purchase is required. The charge for an adjacent empty seat is 50% off of the helicopter price. This open seat ensures the comfort for you and all of our guests on your flight.
    • This tour company cannot guarantee the viewing of active lava flow. Often, hiking over rough, uneven lava surfaces is required to view lava.
FAQ
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Are there any refunds if I miss this tour?
  • No, refunds are not processed for missed activities that include air fare. Reservations for inter-island tours cannot be cancelled once they are confirmed.
What airport will I arrive to on the Big Island?
  • Your arrival flight will land at the Hilo Airport.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • No name or date changes will be honored once booking is confirmed. Name or date changes after booking has been made will be assessed a change fee of up to $200 per person.
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Duration incl. transportation 14 - 17 hour(s)
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LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Jeanette
Over all was a great experience and great day just a little cramped on helicopter for a 6fter was the only complaint. All operators were informative and friendly .
by: Kazkiwinicbags
Amazing tour!! Kory was a great pilot! Captain rob was an awesome tour guide!
Unfortunately, the helicopter tour was canceled due to inclement weather. We were refunded that portion of our tour without even having to contact the booking agency. Captain Rob was a wonderful and i...more
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