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Big Island Air

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E KOMO MAI, Welcome! Join us for a spectacular air tour of the Hawaii volcano Big Island that you will never forget.From Kona International Airport, our big reliable Cessna Caravan tour plane takes you over the active Kilauea volcano with views of...more
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73-103 Uu St, Kona International Airport/ Commuter Air Terminal, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-4868
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is a lovely way to see all around the island, with a flight that mostly hugs the coastline. The plane is spacious and comfortable and the headset means it is quiet and you can hear the pilot's commentary. We took the sunset tour, which...More

Thank Sarob
Reviewed 4 October 2018

After much research I found an actual plane that did tours around the Big Island. I am so happy we went with the plane vs helicopter. 8 people plus the pilot. Everyone had a window seat & a/c. Our Pilot was awesome! He knew so...More

1  Thank April D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We took the "Circle Island" tour, which showed us everything we wanted to see from the air, especially the volcano stuff including an incredible view of the Pu'u O'o vent, the fresh lava flows, and the lava running into the ocean. The Cessna Caravan had...More

3  Thank frequent-traveler777
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We did this flight because we thought the boat tours were a little too dangerous at the moment. Our pilot (Darryl? I don't remember clearly) was the best. He provided us with some great historical info and promised us to show us "as much as...More

2  Thank nko2801
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We just took the morning tour of the big island. Our pilot was Darrell. The flight was beyond our expectations and the pilot was so sweet. He helped us with our handicapped child getting him in and out of the plane. The pictures will tell...More

1  Thank Cinderylapitt2
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Myself and my husband and our two (grown up!) sons took a Sunset Tour with Big Island Air in July. Wow! From start to finish it was the biggest highlight of our holiday in Hawaii, and our holiday had many many highlights. Steve, our pilot,...More

3  Thank Wendy6661
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Not our first time in Hawaii and taking an air tour. The previous times me and my wife took helicopters, this time around we dis a Fixed wing airplane with both kids ( 9 & 12). I was worried because of the following: 1- would...More

1  Thank Travel M
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing flight from Maui to the Big Island to see the Kilauea Volcano. They do a great job and so many sites other than the volcano. Road to Hana and Hidden Valley's to mention two. Well worth doing and the flight is smooth as they...More

1  Thank Curiosity667200
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A big thank you to our pilot, Steve, and Big Island Air for a wonderful tour of the Big Island. Very nice plane with great views. Steve was very knowledgeable about the island and made every effort to ensure that all of us were able...More

1  Thank kathleendC990BX
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We booked this flight before the recent activity started - I had wanted to do an air tour of the island but was really a little too nervous about getting in a helicopter. Once I read about Big Island Air here on TA that settled...More

1  Thank stanpercy16
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Gisela T
16 November 2016|
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Response from Hilda L | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry, but the best answer to your question is to call the office number (808-329-4868)to check our weather forecast, as of this moment we can't say what will be our weather forecast..Weather in Hawaii... More
9 June 2016|
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Response from Deborah597 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but you should definitely call and ask them directly.
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18 February 2016|
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Response from Dave K | Reviewed this property |
If their plane in Maui is the same as the one I was on on the Big Island there is one first class style seat on each side of the plane so you have your own window. This gives you a great feeling of comfort, no crowding. You... More