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Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

honolulu International Airport, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
(808) 961-5600
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Ranked #7 of 47 Activities in Hilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Our pilot was very friendly and welcoming and made us feel at ease from the start. He had good knowledge of the area, answering all of our questions. We got great views of the island with the volcano in particular looking spectacular, including current lava flows and smoke. Although expensive, I would definitely recommend it to do at least once!

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Howick, Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

A very experienced pilot, comfortable helicopter with excellent headphones, and a beautiful day. We had the perfect flight, early morning before got too hot. Only disappointment was Merilyn having a centre seat. Next time would insist on a seat on right side (pilot's view) or front seat. Weather is the challenge here, cloud and rain roll onto the hills and... More

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Irvine, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We had a FANTASTIC time! Eric was awesome! Professional, friendly, very informative and we felt really took the time to make sure we were enjoying the flight. Thank you! PS - I've taken Blue Hawaiian on Maui and it was a great experience too! :)

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We had a picture perfect day...which I gather is not easy when this is the wettest city in the USA! Our Pilot Greg, was very friendly, informative and ensured that all of us were mentioned by name (this is a great touch) Greg provided us with great information about the volcano and surrounds and provided above and beyond the standard... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This was a lot of fun! The pilot was very knowledgeable, and the ride was great. We were able to see the many different landscapes and ecosystems that the Big Island has to offer, flowing lava included! Truly, and once in a lifetime experience.

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Orange, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Excellent. Our pilot, Eric, was so friendly and professional. He was very informative about the area and shared personal stories about his family. The whole staff was very friendly and accommodating. We had 6 people in our group, 2 who were in their 80's, and they made sure we were all together. Great job!!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A great flight over the big Island, fantastic views of the volcano. Our pilot was very informative and friendly, he made sure that he past anything of interest at least twice so that you could have a clear view and take photos no matter what side of the helicopter you were on. You got to see views of the volcanoes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We got a helicopter for our family of 4. Our pilot was Jeremy, very experienced and skilled. He always kept us comfortable and safe and gave us very interesting information. The view was stunning and flying over the lava was an experience we will never forget. Great Job!!

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Family of five and we had our own helicopter with pilot Eric. He was a great guide, making the trip fun and special. I am afraid of heights and did not think I would do this, but I'm really glad I did! It is the best (and maybe only) way to see the volcano and hot lava. We did not... More

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florida
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Safe, expert, fun experience with a seasoned pilot/guide. The modern helicopter was airconditioned and fit 5 of us. Part of the helo floor was see-thru so we had a fantastic view of everything. We went over the erupting volcano (spectacular - worth every penny just to see this), the waterfalls near Hilo, plantations and forest area. This tour was well... More

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