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Paradise Helicopters - HILO

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Address: 2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo International Airport, Lobby 2, Air Tours, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-7520
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Paradise Helicopters - Hawaii's Most Unique Helicopter Experience! Enjoy...

Paradise Helicopters - Hawaii's Most Unique Helicopter Experience! Enjoy the Hawaii few people ever witness on our one-of-a-kind air adventures departing out of Kona & Hilo on Hawaii Island, Lanai and Oahu. Whether flying Doors-Off over the volcano to feel the heat of the lava, hovering beside a 2000 foot waterfall, landing for stunning views on an epic ridge top, or photographing the remote beauty of Hawaii’s rare rain forest valleys, black and GREEN sand beaches – our Hawaiian helicopter tours offer a diverse set of adventure options to suit every need! This is one flight you will be sure to remember for a lifetime. Please visit our Paradise Helicopters - KONA, Paradise Helicopters - LANAI and Paradise Helicopters - OAHU pages for more information on tours departing across the islands.

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US$299.00*
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Volcanoes and Waterfall Extreme: 45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight
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US$249.00*
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Volcanoes and Waterfalls Helicopter Adventure from Hilo
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US$539.00*
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Experience Hawai'i Big Island Helicopter Flight from Kona

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Doors Off Volcano and Waterfalls

Excellent helicopter company! Great ride! Great music during flight. Was told that some of the helicopter pilots are former Marine One pilots, and I had great confidence in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent helicopter company! Great ride! Great music during flight. Was told that some of the helicopter pilots are former Marine One pilots, and I had great confidence in the pilot I was riding with. Doors off gives you a great view!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing 45 min experience this was on a doors off helicopter! It was my first time in a helicopter so I have nothing to compare it too, but wow is all I can say, Flying over the area to where the lava is flowing into the ocean was amazing. It's very hard to see the actually lava through... More 

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Pa'auilo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff work hard to make this a truly memorable experience. You can even fly to a private waterfall for a wedding ceremony!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Volcanos, Waterfalls and Captain Sean! The best way to see the Big Island is with Paradise Helicopters and the doors off. Great time and awesome experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the open (doors off) helicopter, and it was an unforgettable experience to fly right above the volcano and see the red lava. We also saw the snowy Mauna Kea from afar and Rainbow waterfalls from Hilo. Loved it.

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Neillsville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I could give tips for traveling in Hawaii, taking this tour is a must do! We had doors off and knew some people who had doors on, price difference was $75, doors off is the way to go, because your pictures are so much better with out the window glare!! Who would have thought?! TIP: so Yea, doors on,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the volcano all three ways. Hike, boat and helicopter. All three had their pluses and minuses. The helicopter covered a lot of territory and with the doors off one can see much better

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot recommend this enough! We enjoyed the doors-off heli tour over the volcanoes and it was A DREAM COME TRUE! Captain Sean was a professional. We got up close and personal with some lava. We could even feel the heat! Please go, would definitely recommend!

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend (who had never flown on a helicopter, much less a doorless one) and I thoroughly enjoyed our flight with pilot Colin. Everything about the experience was awe inspiring. We were lucky and had a beautiful clear day. Colin was full of knowledge. He ensured that passengers on each side of the 'copter got to enjoy the magnificent view.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the Volcano and waterfall tour. You have a choice of doors on or off. Since it was a cool day, we chose to have the doors. Sean was our pilot and he did a fantastic job flying close to current lava flows and going back-and-forth so that each passenger got a good view. The waterfalls were interesting as... More 

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