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Oahu to Big Island Fly-Away Tour - Volcano by Air & Land Adventure


Embark on an exciting one day trip from Oahu to Big Island for a volcano tour! Explore Hawaii''s most popular attraction as you fly over the volcano, Kilauea Crater. Then, enjoy a ground sightseeing tour through the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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Embark on a thrilling day trip from Oahu to the Big Island of Hawaii and experience rugged and scenic vistas on a luxury helicopter flight and a comfortable sightseeing ground tour to the island's most popular destination, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Depart from Oahu in the morning to fly over to the Big Island, where you'll board a helicopter right from the airport for a 50-minute helicopter expedition over Kilauea's craters and lava fields. The entire tour includes expert narration by your driver guide, creating a fascinating and exciting experience at the volcano!

Lava viewing on this tour is not guaranteed due to the unpredictable nature of the volcano.

Seating Type
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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Helicopter & Volcanoes National Park
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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
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Have a helicopter flight and sightseeing adventure through the beautiful scenic sites of the Big Island's volcanic wonderland on this inter-island day trip from Oahu with airfare included!
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 15.5 - 17 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
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 05:15-05:45 Pick-up & Check-in
  • 07:38 Oahu to Big Island Flight (1 hr)
    flyinhawaiian With pickup from Waikiki, fly from Honolulu to Hilo. Arrive around 8:30 pm
  • Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    04727 Re-opened after the Fissure 8 eruptions, the Park has changed considerably. See the tremendous Halema'uma'u and Kilauea Iki Craters. Stroll down Devastation Trail, drive along Chain of Craters Road and visit Kealakomo Overlook for sweeping views of old lava fields and the volcanic coastline.
  • Lunch Stop at Lava Rock Café
    Stop at a local hot spot for a delicious lunch.
    **Meal not included.
  • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory
    shutterstock_232234891 Visit this local macadamia nut processing factory to see how the popular mac nuts are packaged and shipped. The perfect place to pick up a souvenir or gift!
  • 16:00 Volcano & Waterfalls Helicopter Flight (45 mins)
    bluehawaiian_polyad Board a helicopter for a breathtaking aerial tour of the Big Island. Fly over the volcano and visit the famous waterfalls of Hilo.
  • 17:00 Hilo Town Sightseeing
    Polynesian Adventure Tours 11 Drive by Banyan Drive, stop at the Liliuokalani Gardens and take a short walk offshore to Coconut Island.
  • 18:30 Check-in at Hilo Airport
  • 20:00 Big Island to Oahu Flight (1 hr)
    flyinhawaiian Return to Oahu to end your adventure-filled day on the Big Island.
  • 21:00-22:00 Check-out & Drop-off
Comfort Seat (for guests over 250 lbs) + USD 114.72
Comfort Seat (for guests over 250 lbs) + USD 114.72
Package detail / Schedule
    • 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.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • 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
    • 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)
    • 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.
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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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(4.40/5.00) 4.40 / 5
(25 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 15.5 - 17 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat


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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Oahu to Big Island Fly-Away Tour - Volcano by Air & Land Adventure