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Hawaii Volcanoes Helicopter Tours offers Private Doors off or on Tours over the worlds most active Volcano along with beautiful cascading 1,300 ft waterfalls. Our guests create their own flight plan to view the highlights of their visit.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Hilo International Airport Commuter Air Terminal, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Our helicopter tour was fabulous even though there wasn't as much lava flowing as we had hoped, but that's nature. We did see some flowing down the side of a mountain and also bubbling inside the crater of the volcano. We saw the land covered...More
We used Blue Hawaiian Helicopters tour of the volcanoes and one waterfall north of Hilo.
We were staying in Kona but the locals told us that the helicopter trips cost less form Hilo and besides there are plenty of things to see in Hilo that...More
Date of experience: September 2017
16 Thank derbunker
volcopters, Manager at Hawaii Volcanoes Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017
You placed a review about Blue Hawaiian Helicopters but this is not there company listing. Mahalo
We had to book the next day due to rain.
We are so glad to be able to fly the next day , it was fantastic!
Got to see everything, even lava inside the crater. Our Pilate was extremely knowledgeable about what he was showing...More
David Okita is perhaps the senior helicopter pilot on the big island, working with search and rescue, law enforcement and geological services. His expertise and easygoing manner made our doors-off helicopter tour of the Kilauea volcano and the ‘Akaka falls absolutely perfect! This was a...More
David provided an excellent, immensely enjoyable, lifetime memorable trip today! His skill in both flying and narration today was absolutely on target! Our group of four loved every minute of the volcanos trip and we look forward to a return excursion on our next trip!...More
Date of experience: June 2017
1 Thank Tim E
volcopters, Manager at Hawaii Volcanoes Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017
Aloha, we are so very grateful to have made your trip memorable. Mahalo David
David was an excellent tour guide. Very knowledgeable and also a great pilot. We were able to do a private couple, doors off tour for less than most of the other companies.
Zero complaints here... but if your wife has long hair, make sure she...More
Date of experience: April 2017
4 Thank Aes31
volcopters, Manager at Hawaii Volcanoes Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017
So very pleased you enjoyed your flight. Mahalo david
We flew with the doors off, had great views of the volcano and waterfalls; it was amazing! Flying is the best way to see the lava flow, 360 views! Luka was so fun: very knowledgeable, entertaining, and a great pilot! We would definitely do it...More
Date of experience: February 2017
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volcopters, Manager at Hawaii Volcanoes Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017
Thank you for the wonderful response. We're glad you enjoyed. By the way my name is David and I was your pilot. Mahalo
We drove from Kailua-Kona 1 1/2 hours across the saddle road to Hilo to board the helicopter tour that focused primarily on the volcano. It was exciting, dramatic, scenic and adventurous. We flew around the active volcano, viewed the pools of molten lava and where...More
Date of experience: March 2017
5 Thank Michael R
volcopters, Manager at Hawaii Volcanoes Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017
Mahalo for the review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the flight so much!!! Your thrill is our satisfaction. Aloha, David
We were lucky to secure a reservation with David. His helicopter was small and only sat 5 people total (including pilot) so every seat had AMAZING VIEWS. The doors were off and David did a great job making sure each side of the helicopter had...More