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Circle of Fire and Waterfalls Helicopter Tour from Hilo provided by Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Waikoloa

Circle of Fire and Waterfalls Helicopter Tour from Hilo

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Overview
Fly above Hawaii’s active volcanoes, black sand beaches, and waterfalls on this helicopter tour from Hilo. Spot Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes, Halemaumau Crater, and other sights within the island’s national park. Choose from two state-of-the-art helicopters that prioritize your safety, comfort, and view of the scenery. With a morning or afternoon flight, and helicopter choice, this tour can suit your needs and budget.
Highlights
  • See Kilauea and Mauna Loa safely from up in the air during a helicopter tour
  • Hear informative commentary clearly from provided headsets
  • All fees are included in this tour price, so there’s no last-minute surprises 
  • Choose from two helicopter options to tailor your tour to your budget 
What to Expect
For this Hawaii Volcanoes National Park helicopter tour make your own way to the Hilo Heliport. Once you’re there, board the helicopter type you picked at checkout—either an ECO-Star or A-Star. The ECO-Star offers a spacious interior, more than 60 square feet of viewing glass and theater-style back row seating for a better view. The A-Star features bench-style seating and 50 square feet of viewing glass. Both are flown by Blue Hawaiian's pilots and maintained by Blue Hawaiian's technicians. Put on headphones for commentary as you go, and take flight. You’ll soar high above Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to see the active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa. Catch sight of Hawaiian waterfalls, Halemaumau Crater, and the Hamakua Coast, too. At the end of this Hawaii helicopter flight, land back at the heliport, where you can decide what to do next during your stay in the Aloha State.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, 2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
Duration
45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide - Our pilots are State of Hawaii Certified tour guides
Exclusions
  • The listed price does not include any parking fees.
  • USB recording of in-flight video (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No charge for infants (under 2 years of age) provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Weight Restrictions: Due to FAA regulations, all passengers and bags must be weighed at check-in. Each passenger weighing over 250 pounds will be assessed a "comfort seat" charge for an additional seat, payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour. This is for the safety and comfort of all passengers. It is important to provide accurate body weight at checkout.
  • Please wear dark colors to prevent reflections in photos.
  • 24 Hour Cancellation notice required.
  • Tours/Times may vary according to weather conditions.
  • No scuba diving within 24 hrs of departure.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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NATASHAS396 wrote a review Feb 2020
Albuquerque, New Mexico33 contributions22 helpful votes
Best experience of our entire trip. We can’t recommend GREG (the pilot) and the waterfalls tour enough. Spectacular views, experience, professionalism and bang for your buck.
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Rich O wrote a review Jan 2020
Prescott, Arizona63 contributions14 helpful votes
Scratch this off the Bucket List! Had a great view from one of two very wide read windows - do not advise paying extra for front seat views, as you will have to look over the helo's console unless you get the right side seat (pilot has the left one). Got a day with reasonably
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Owlcoolrule wrote a review Jan 2020
San Francisco, California6 contributions1 helpful vote
Alright. The Circle of Fire and Waterfalls Helicopter Tour from Hilo is an amazing experience. It's a great way to look at the volcano, and learn all the facts about the eruption that happened fairly recently. They circle over all the key parts of the eruption and an amazing
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Alice wrote a review Dec 2019
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Mics didn’t work so the ride was silent the whole time, as we couldn’t speak or ask questions. We also wanted to buy the video recording just to learn that the recording didn’t work. Pilot was however very knowledgeable, but the experience was somewhat like a normal plane ride.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Rickard J wrote a review Nov 2019
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It was amazing to see the crater of vulcano. Smoke come out of the crater. We get an extra tour to see waterfall and rainforest. And we flow over macademian farms
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Date of experience: November 2019
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By: Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Waikoloa
448sherryc
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THE BIG ISLAND FROM THE SKY
My husband and I opted for this tour -- and it did not disappoint. Our pilot, Shane, was amazing and full of histo
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Charlie4577
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Fantastic view of The Big Island by Helicopter
We had a great tour of the Big Island with Blue Hawaiian! Volcanos, waterfalls, mountains, rain forests....spectacu
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691michelleh
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LOVED Blue Hawaiian!!!!
By far the best excursion we’ve ever done. Marco took our family of four on the waterfall tour. It was AMAZING!!!
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rollerrevenge
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A Must For Everyone
This is the best way to see Kona. What a fantastic trip to see Kona and Hilo. The flight over the volcanos, seein
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Sheldonmck
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Hard to describe...
It was something to behold! Flying over water, then mountains, then in through the valleys to see numerous waterfal
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engine643
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Awesome views that you don’t want to miss!
My wife and I did this tour last week which I booked online. I was sent an email confirmation of the trip and the d
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Ted W
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Pilot was great for helping us take excellent photos - hints for better photos
I've been on Blue Hawaiian Helicopters previously and both times they have been excellent experiences. They start
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Ted W
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Pilot was great for helping us take excellent photos - hints for better photos
I've been on Blue Hawaiian Helicopters previously and both times they have been excellent experiences. They start
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S7949ZBpauls
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Remote Waterfall Landing
Blue Hawaiian offers an epic experience by landing in a remote waterfall location that is accessible only by helico
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856princessc
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The only way to see the Big Island!!!
This was our first time doing a helicopter tour, and this one did not disappoint and exceeded my expectations!!! Ou
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AJMglobaltraveller
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Fantastic helicopter tour
We did the Big Island spectacular tour with Shane. It was a beautiful day with good visibility so we had fantastic
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Heather D
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Phenomenal and mind blowing
I can’t say enough about this tour. It was unbelievable and worth the time and money!! MUST DO. Pilot Greg was the
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Melissa K
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Worth the price!
The pilot was friendly and knowledgeable, the weather was perfect and the views were once-in-a-lifetime gorgeous!
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wadetaves
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Beware false advertising
It was amazing, spectacular, magical, and thrilling. But it wasn't 2 hours as advertised, it was 1 hour 45 minutes.
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Charlie4577
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A Must Do While at the Big Island
This is one "must do" while on the Big Island - there is just no other way to see it. Our pilot Toshi was friendly
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