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Big Island Helicopter Tours | Hawaii Helicopter Rides

Swoop above one of the most active volcanoes on the planet!

  •  Hover to a remote waterfall lookout on the Kohala Coast!
  •  Get sunset views of the world's finest beaches!
  •  See dense tropical rainforests from a privileged vantage point!
  •  Capture photos that would make National Geographic jealous!

See it all and then some! With a Big Island Hawaii helicopter tour, you get first-class views of America's most majestic scenery. Bluer than blue waters, lush green hillsides, black sandy beaches, red-hot lava - all that's just a portion of the colorful eye-candy on display!

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Big Island - Hawaii's largest, most diverse landscape is yours to discover from a helicopter. No place on the planet is as colorful, as majestic, as thrilling as this lava-spewing, water-gushing paradise.

From the air, you'll encounter everything from the world's largest active volcano to secluded spots on the Kohala Coast that you can't access any other way.

Alien-like terrain and beaches with sand blacker than the night sky are set against tropical rainforests and mountainous scenery that seem to stretch on forever. Soar sunrise, sunset or anytime in between.

These are without a doubt the finest helicopter flights in all of Hawaii. Maximum comfort, impeccable views, scenic landings in hidden valleys - go big. Go Big Island!

Where can you find helicopter tours of Big Island?

There are several locations where flights take off so, no matter where you’re staying on the island, you can get to a heliport for some high-flying fun. Big Island tours depart from Hilo, Kona, Hapuna, and Waikoloa. Different packages depart from each location so be sure to note the departure point when booking!

Can you fly over a volcano on a Big Island helicopter tour?

Absolutely! Big Island is home to not one but TWO active volcanoes: Mauna Loa and famous Kilauea. Big Island offers a variety of tour packages that will fly within the vicinity of the active volcanoes. Some even include landings so you can get close to the action!

What do you wear on a Big Island helicopter tour?

You don’t need to buy any special clothing or shoes to enjoy a Big Island helicopter ride. We do, though, recommend that you wear dark clothing. All of that beautiful Hawaiian sun can cause bright clothing to reflect in windows and could ruin your epic shot.

How much is a helicopter tour of Big Island?

Because a variety of Big Island flight packages are available from a variety of operating locations, a variety of price points are available as well. Pricing ranges between $274 per passenger for a 45 minute tour and $840 per passenger for an all encompassing 2 hour private full island flight, with plenty of other packages in-between to fulfill your Big Island wishes.