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Hilo Fire & Falls Helicopter Tour

by Blue Hawaiian Helicopters Duration 45m Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveler Price is $263

Take to the skies to discover the world's most geologically active environment from the comfort of a helicopter, gaining unparalleled bird's-eye views of lava flows, rainforests, and cascading waterfalls. As you fly over the Big Island's most dramatic scenery, a pilot shares engaging commentary about the culture and history of Hawaii.

Buckle into your industry-standard A-Star or spacious ECO-Star chopper and pull on your noise-cancelling aviation-grade headset, which opens up a clear line of communication between you and the pilot. Take off and rise high above the streets of Hilo as the landscapes of the Hawaii Island open up beneath you.

Soar over miles of lush forests as you head to witness the power of Kilauea. Once you reach the longest continuously erupting volcano in the world, marvel at the billows of smoke and steam rising from the craggy crater. In ideal conditions, you might even get to watch the glowing red lava slowly flow to meld with the waters of the Pacific. Then, fly above the verdant terrain flanking the Wailuku River, where waterfalls cascade into beautiful emerald ponds, before your return flight back to Hilo.

Take to the skies to discover the world's most geologically active environment from the comfort of a helicopter, gaining unparalleled bird's-eye views of lava flows, rainforests, and cascading waterfalls. As you fly over the Big Island's most dramatic scenery, a pilot shares engaging commentary about the culture and history of Hawaii.

Buckle into your industry-standard A-Star or spacious ECO-Star chopper and pull on your noise-cancelling aviation-grade headset, which opens up a clear line of communication between you and the pilot. Take off and rise high above the streets of Hilo as the landscapes of the Hawaii Island open up beneath you.

Soar over miles of lush forests as you head to witness the power of Kilauea. Once you reach the longest continuously erupting volcano in the world, marvel at the billows of smoke and steam rising from the craggy crater. In ideal conditions, you might even get to watch the glowing red lava slowly flow to meld with the waters of the Pacific. Then, fly above the verdant terrain flanking the Wailuku River, where waterfalls cascade into beautiful emerald ponds, before your return flight back to Hilo.

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A-Star Afternoon Tour in English

Duration 45m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. The industry-standard American Eurocopter A-Star offers a great flight in a compact cabin with bench-style seating and good visibility. Afternoon flights are between noon and 4 PM; you will be able to arrange your exact flight time when you call to confirm your reservation.

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A-Star Morning Tour in English

Duration 45m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. The industry-standard American Eurocopter A-Star offers a great flight in a compact cabin with bench-style seating and good visibility. Morning flight times are between 8 AM and noon; you will be able to arrange your exact flight time when you call to confirm your reservation.

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Eco-Star Afternoon Tour in English

Duration 45m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. With the most advanced technologies and avionics available, the ECO-Star offers individual first-class seats, 23 percent more interior space, a raised theater-style platform in the rear, and expansive glass for sweeping views. Afternoon flights are between noon and 4 PM; you will be able to arrange your exact flight time when you call to confirm your reservation.

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Eco-Star Morning Tour in English

Duration 45m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. With the most advanced technologies and avionics available, the ECO-Star offers individual first-class seats, 23 percent more interior space, a raised theater-style platform in the rear, and expansive glass for sweeping views. Morning flights are between 8 AM and noon; you will be able to arrange your exact flight time when you call to confirm your reservation.

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It only takes 2 minutes

Hilo Fire & Falls Helicopter Tour

Activity Location

Hilo

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

    Hilo International Airport 2450 Kekuanaoa Street

    Hilo


Highlights

  • Flight over the earth's most geologically active environment

  • Bird's-eye views of lava flows, rainforests & waterfalls

  • Large helicopter windows for sweeping panoramic vistas

  • 2-way communication system with pilot & other passengers

  • State-of-the-art ECO-Star & A-Star helicopters for your tour


Inclusions

  • Guided helicopter tour of Hawaii Island

  • Live tour commentary in English

  • Headset for tour commentary


Exclusions

  • Souvenir DVD or high-definition Blu-Ray of your flight

  • Transportation to and from Hilo International Airport


Know Before You Book

  • Children 23 months and younger are complimentary and considered a lap child.

  • For each guest weighing 250 pounds (113 kg) or more, an adjacent empty seat is required to safely balance the aircraft. The second seat charge is 50 percent off of the regular tour price. Please arrange your additional seat after booking.

  • Federal aviation regulations require each passenger to be weighed before boarding a helicopter flight.

  • This activity departs from the Hilo International Airport, located approximately 2 1/2 hours from Kona.

  • Check-in is 45 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.


Hilo Fire & Falls Helicopter Tour ratings based on 60 Verified Reviews

4.3 out of 5

5/5 Apr 20, 2019

This was a great flight! It was amazing to get so close to the opening of a volcano and hear about the history of it. The pilot was very friendly and knowledgeable about everything on the tour.

Christine C

United States

1/5 Apr 19, 2019

Trip was titled Fire and Falls, spent 30 minutes looking at lava flows then one small waterfall that barely qualified as a waterfall that was located right next to the airport and the trip was over. Not saying the trip wasnt worth what I paid for but certainly isnt what is described. I would have spent $200.00 more a person to see the real waterfalls of the island.

William R

United States