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Address: honolulu International Airport, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Phone Number: (808) 961-5600
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Great Helicopter Ride

The helicopter allowed a fantastic view. The whole nose is clear so you can see around you and the lava flow was very impressive. We were able to see bubbling lava and miles of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The helicopter allowed a fantastic view. The whole nose is clear so you can see around you and the lava flow was very impressive. We were able to see bubbling lava and miles of cooled lava. The pilot was great and answered all our questions. Everyone was very friendly and the pilot addressed us by name.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We saw lava and falls. Our pilot was very friendly and knowledgeable. We got to see some beautiful wonders.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We flew with Jeremy who was a great pilot - he gave us lots of information on the area, the helicopter and what he was doing in terms of flying. The views along the coast were wonderful. Unfortunately for us it was raining heavily over the volcano, and our pilot explained that not only was it unsafe to fly because... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We drove over to Hilo from Kona, a fun drive between the mountains on Saddle Road. Blue Hawaiian was recommended by Kona Concierge. We had a great meal at Ken’s House of Pancakes and we explored Hilo waiting for the Helicopter tour. We were a little disappointed when it started cloud over. We were greeted at the airport by some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We were staying in Kailua Kona and was told the almost 2 hour drive was worth it. We did the one hour volcano and waterfall tour. Not many people can say they have seen lava or been in a helicopter. Yes, it was worth the drive for a short tour we did. Just keep in mind the volcano is apart... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

When we planned our trip to Hawaii with our daughter we suggested a helicopter ride to the volcanoes. She didn't seem too thrilled and opted for other activities. Once we arrived at the island she saw the mountains and lava trails and started to change her mind. Then she heard people talk about it and decided to do it. We... More 

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Forsyth, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great ride. Pilot gave us great views of the area & what few lava flows were available. He even gave us a 2nd trip through the crater to get a better photo of the available red lava. Smooth liftoff & ride. It felt slow traveling at 110 mph. We had seen most lava area on the ground & now saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We really enjoyed our quick trip to the lava flows. We were lucky to see one pretty large flow which made the whole trip worth it. I loved seeing the entire area from a different perspective. Our pilot was very professional and had a lot of helpful information. If you are interested in seeing the volcano from up above I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had a nice tour of the volcano even though the flow slowed down to just a few spots. Our tour guide was awesome and made it very enjoyable. We were disappointed to learn that the video of our tour did not record properly and we could not purchase it. They offered us a free video of all of their... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I chose Hawaii to celebrate our 20th anniversary, not because of the beaches but because of the unique opportunity to see an active volcano. On the day of our tour, we flew from Oahu to Hawaii just for this experience, (Costing us $400 in plane tickets and, due to flight times, a full day of vacation just... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

Address: honolulu International Airport, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Phone Number: (808) 961-5600
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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