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Experience one of the ultimate helicopter tours of Oahu in VIP luxury. Depart Honolulu airport and begin your helicopter adventure by flying over Waikiki’s shoreline, where the modern metropolis of Honolulu meets the white sands of Waikiki’s iconic beaches. Your tour will continue down the leeward coast to Diamond Head, Koko Head, and the historic Makapu’u Point Lighthouse. Continuing north up the windward coast, you will pass over Kailua Beach, the famous landmark Chinaman’s hat and the pristine reefs of Kaneohe Bay. The tour will continue north to Jurassic Valley and Sacred Falls. Breathtaking views of Oahu’s famous North Shore will follow. The views of Banzai Pipeline and Waimea Bay, home of Oahu’s legendary monster waves, are spectacular. Your tour will close with a slow flyover of Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona.
  • Private Helicopter Tour of Oahu – Only you and your guests
  • Live tour commentary in English
  • Groups of 2-3 will have a guaranteed window seat
  • Perfect for Marriage Proposals (Ask us about our "Will you marry me?" sign in the sand at our secret beach!)
  • Champagne and flower extras available 
  • Customize your music, narration - even your route! 
Locations visited
Diamond Head State Monument
Kane'ohe Bay
Kailua Beach Park
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Explore Oahu’s stunning landscape from the air on a fully customizable, private, 60-minute helicopter ride with up to three guests. Work with your pilot to craft the itinerary that suites your interests and even choose the music in the air. Add champagne and flowers to mark a special occasion, or ask about the secret “will you marry me” sign that can be drawn into the sand for a romantic marriage proposal (additional cost).

  • Explore Oahu on a private, 60-minute helicopter ride with up to 3 guests

  • Work with your pilot to customize the flight and see the sights you are most interested in

  • Customize your choice of music and add champagne and flowers for a special occasion (additional cost)

  • Convenient, round-trip transportation rom Honolulu and Waikiki hotels

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing experience!

From the pick up at hotel, to the briefing, to the actual helicopter ride. This was a once in a lifetime experience for us. So glad we did it! The helicopter pilot (the Aussie) was awesome and explained all the sights to us. We requested...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Kasey, Thank you so much for your kind review, we greatly appreciate it! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your tour with you pilot, Dan, and that Pearl Harbor lived up to your expectations. The island truly is full of beauty and we...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Simply the bdst

Enormous quantities of thanks to the team at Mauna Loa Tours who made this such a great day for the family. We were collected and dropped off by Lance, chauffeur extraordinaire, whose aloha spirit was unmatched, as was his local knowledge of Hawaiian culture. The...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha and thanks so much for review! The little ones were certainly a pleasure to fly with - we had a blast getting to know you all and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the beauty of the island. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Best activity of the vacation

It was our best activity out of four activities of the whole vacation. We took the doors off tour. Our pilot was just great and made us feel very comfortable and safe, as it was our first time ever in a helicopter. We traveled completely...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Aloha and thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad to hear that the 60 minute Oahu Experience tour lived up to your expectations and was the highlight of your holiday. We strive to provide top quality customer service and personalized...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Amazing experience with a fun pilot

We had the full VIP experience with our pilot, Nels. He was very informative and had a little fun while giving us the tour. He informed us that it was our hour and if there was something particularly interesting we can request to go see...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Aloha Michael! How awesome is that that you were able to wave at your family from the helicopter?! What an experience! I'm so glad that Nils made your experience a customized, memorable one and we truly hope to see you again, perhaps at one of...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Thank you to all the staff at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours for making our tour one to remember! We had the VIP 60 Minute Private tour with doors off and it was worth every penny. From the initial pickup, to the safety videos, the actual...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Aloha Kate & David, Thank you so much for your great review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the beauty of the island on your 60 minute private tour and that Lance, Tiara and Nils provided top-notch customer service! Mahalo for flying with...More

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