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Address: West Maui Airport, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 1-808-877-5500
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This attraction is at Kahului Airport

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(From Maui to Kilaeua Volcano) Capt. Bill was great and we even saw lava!!

Our chances of seeing the lava and the volcano were slim to none on our flight out that day...due to the "Vog" (fog and volcano activing with lack of wind). That wasn't evident... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2013
Lynette F
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Puget Sound in Washington

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Wilmington, Delaware
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were staying on Maui and took the Royal Pacific Air tour which took us over to the Big Island. So we got to see another island and the activity at Kilauea. It was a nice 2+ hours tour. Beautiful to see the islands from the air! Really enjoyed it! Note of caution: if you suffer from motion sickness, be... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We one the volcano tour with Royal Pacific. Captain Bill was awesome, we got views on both sides of the plane and we able to see the red glow. We love the trip and the plane was nice and comfortable. We call to arrange with Miki and she was so fantastic to deal with. I highly recommend this tour.

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Flight was supposed to pick us up at Kapalua- West Maui Airport. 15 minutes before arrival time they contacted us and cancelled the flight telling us there were maintainence problems. Another couple waiting said they were there because the day before their flight was cancelled because the pilot as sick. So they got cancelled again. Company seems unreliable; something you... More 

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Bothell, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Trip was canceled on the first week due to technical difficulty of the plane (which leads us to believe there might be something wrong with the plane for our trip) and was rescheduled to the last day of our vacation. Which was really inconvenient for us. On the date of the tour the pilot was 20minutes late for the check... More 

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London UK
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158 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Bill, the captain looked after us well and made sure everyone had a good view of all the sights to be seen on the way to Hawaii (Big Island). The weather on the day was pretty good and we circled a few times around Pu'u'O'o, an active volcano and saw the lava flowing red hot! Unfortunately it was a bit... More 

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Big Island volcano tour, departed Kapalua West Maui airport. Captain was great and informative. Flight was on time. Made sure everyone got an opportunity to see the sights. Flight was great. Yes it was a little bumpy. That's to be expected. Small aircraft, slightly gusty winds, updrafts from the volcano....it will be a bit bumpy. The aircraft is very reliable... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Very hard to sum up how amazing this trip was. Thought about doing and then decided against and did at last minute and every second was amazing. Captain Bill is not only a great pilot but he gives a great tour and is very easy going. He did everything to make you comfortable and dipped the wings so you could... More 

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Puget Sound in Washington
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115 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Our chances of seeing the lava and the volcano were slim to none on our flight out that day...due to the "Vog" (fog and volcano activing with lack of wind). That wasn't evident when we took off, but the news had talked about the situation. We chose Volcano Air Tours because it was the only way to reasonably tour the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I can't fault the company that the volcano goddess has decided to settle down. We were expecting to see huge rivers of molten lava streaming down into the ocean and at this point in time, that is simply not what is happening at Kilauea. What we got was a lovely 2 hour tour in a Piper Navajo along the coast... More 

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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

Booking this trip with Sheila was a pleasure. She was so kind, friendly and understanding. Our entire vacation had to had to be rescheduled and she was so kind and professional as well as being genuinely compassionate to us in re-booking our Volcano Air tour. Super lady. Our pilot Capt. Bill was great as well. Friendly, funny and very informative.... More 

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