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Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa

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Address: 105 Kahului Heliport, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
Phone Number: +1 808-961-5600
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Although I think Blue Hawaiian is one of the top notch tour companies, I can't say the tour over the volcano was exciting. I found it interesting, but wish there was a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Christine G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although I think Blue Hawaiian is one of the top notch tour companies, I can't say the tour over the volcano was exciting. I found it interesting, but wish there was a little more activity

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Thank Christine G
BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha Christine, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour of the volcano. As you know, the lava flow is inherently unpredictable, and we do our best to ensure a safe, excellent quality, and memorable tour. Should your travels bring you back to the islands, we hope to have the opportunity to tour... More 

Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After some initial hesitation about going for a helicopter ride, a couple we met at our resort recommended that request Ian Robinson as our pilot. We booked a trip but since it was several days in advance we had time to back out, given our nervousness about being in a helicopter. I am so glad we didn't cancel because this... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha bwlrboys, Mahalo for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Blue Hawaiian, with Ian as your pilot. Thank you for choosing Blue Hawaiian Helicopters. Our goal is to provide safe, memorable and quality tours to our guests. Should your travels bring you back to the islands, we hope to have you tour with... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On Jan 26, 2016 my family (there were 4 of us) took the morning Big Island tour (about 2 hours) flight from Waikoloa. Our pilot, Shane. gave us a good history/tour of the volcano, valleys and waterfalls all of which were spectacular. The flight was very smooth and the turns were slow and he turned a lot to give both... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha Michael, Mahalo for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your tour with us. What a great way to create family memories! Thanks for the kind words, we will be sure to share with Shane and the team. Should your travels bring you back to the islands, we hope to have you tour... More 

Mooresville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Big Island Spectacular and it was amazing! The whole family loved our pilot, Ian! He was knowledgable, made us feel very safe and answered every single question our girls had! Thanks Ian!

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha LKNJenny, Thank you for your review. We are excited to hear that you enjoyed your Big Island Spectacular tour with us! What a great family memory! Mahalo for the kind words, we will be sure to share with Ian and the team. Should you and your 'ohana return to the islands, we hope to have you tour with us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a 2hr flight to two volcanos, Hilo, and amazing valleys with astounding waterfalls! Thanks for the experience.

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha Lindsey, Mahalo for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. Should you return to Hawaii, we hope to have you tour with us again. More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our third trip to the Big Island, and our first helicopter tour there. The concierge at our hotel recommended the two hour "spectacular"--we figured if we're already in the air, might as well get the best tour! There aren't enough words to say what a great experience this was. Our pilot, Toshi, was knowledgeable and engaging. The tour... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha pbaker1234, Mahalo for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your Big island Spectacular tour with us. Thank you for the kind words, we will be sure to share with Toshi and the team. Should your travels bring you back to the islands, we hope to have you tour with us again. More 

Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going to the Big Island since the 80's but had never done a helicopter tour. Our annual trip included our daughter and her fiancé. I picked Blue Hawaiian based on reviews and location near our hotel. Though the cost is high, we opted for the newest helicopter for increased visibility. Our pilot, Marco, was engaging and proficient. As... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha SCM1955, Mahalo for your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. What a great way to create family memories together! Marco is an excellent pilot, and we will be sure to share the kind words with him. Should you return to the islands, we hope to have you tour with us again. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Big Island Spectacular tour was listed as an 'optional' excursion for our Hawaiian holiday but was the first thing we booked, and we were not disappointed. This 2 jour flight is well named - spectacular! Our pilot, Toshi was very experienced and gave us a wonderful experience. It's so hard to pick out highlights as the whole trip was... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha MartypcNZ, Mahalo for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! What great scenic memories to cherish! Toshi is an amazing pilot and we will be sure to share the kind words with him. Should your travels bring you back to the islands, we hope to have you tour with us again. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch operation. Excellent helicopters, pilots with the most experience and attention to safety and enjoyment. Eric was our pilot as we explored the diversity of Hawaii. As an added touch, he had a soundtrack of soft music that changed with the scenery or activity. Headphones allow the pilot to communicate with the passengers and listen to a soft soundtrack.... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha OneHappyFamily1, Mahalo for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! Eric is a great pilot, and we will be sure to share the kind words with him. Should you return to the islands, we hope to have you tour with us again. More 

White Salmon
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great way to tour the north Kohala area on the big island of Hawaii. Great flight from Waikoloa, over the Parker Ranch and along the northeastern side of the island. Smooth sailing aboard this comfortable and relatively quiet helicopter. Wonderful views flying up and down the canyons. Beautiful views of the many waterfalls and the lush landscape. No... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours- Waikoloa, responded to this review

Aloha Charles, Thank you for your review. We appreciate the kind words and will be sure to share with Dale and the team. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! Should you return to the islands, we hope to have you tour with us again. More 

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