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Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

105 Kahului Heliport,, Kahului, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96732
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Ranked #2 of 23 Activities in Waikoloa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We took the Big Island Spectacular flight with Noah on 9/17 in the Eco-Star. I, personally, was terrified about the trip, and even shed a few tears upon boarding. Noah made us all feel very comfortable. I suffer from motion sickness, so took Dramamine before flying. It seemed that we picked a good day for flying, because the skies were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We took the "big island spectacular" and .... It was truly spectacular. Although expensive, it was worth every cent. The scenery of the valleys and waterfalls is absolutely amazing. So is the volcano and pipes with lava falling to the east of the island. A must for the big island.

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Haiku, Hawaii
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We went as a group of four on the two hour Big Island helicopter tour. As full time Maui residents, I was not stoked to participate in that adventure but we were with dear friends visiting from Texas so I went along for the ride. I cannot convey deeply enough how much we enjoyed the ride. The Big Island is... More

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Long Island, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Our pilot was fantastic, knowledgeable and a comedien to boot. The day was glorious we went at 7am...well worth it in the morning. A truly memorable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was intimidated by the price of these tours - $500 for the 2 hour tour from Waikoloa and $225 for the 1 hour tour from Hilo. We went for the cheaper tour and drove to Hilo instead - I'm so glad we did this. It was a beautiful drive on the north side of the island and then such... More

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My first time up in a helicopter & can't wait to do it again! Our pilot, Eric, was real nice & gave us plenty of info on the areas we flew over & was patient in answering our questions. He made sure everyone had an opportunity to get some good pics of lava flowing & waterfalls. A definite adventure to... More

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Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The flight was awesome and our pilot was informative and accommodating. The views of the volcano and valleys with waterfalls were spectacular! I was concerned I would get motion sickness as this was my first time on a helicopter. I didn't get sick at all...don't hesitate to experience the incredible views! My only advice would be to wear dark clothes...including... More

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Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Our family of 4 signed up to do the Big Island Tour out of Waikoalo and it was a definite highlight of our trip. Our pilot, Noah, was fantastic and very informative. This trip was well worth the money and the 5:30 am wake up call to be at the helipad for 6:15 am. We had a great day for... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had scheduled the 2 hour “Big Island Spectacular” helicopter tour, but were unable to go to the Volcano side length due to bad weather. So instead we did the 50 minute Kohala Coast Adventure. It turns out that it was the perfect length for myself, 11 year old son, and husband, and the waterfalls, valleys, and coastline were spectacular.... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

It's not cheap (and unfortunately the brochures don't list the full price), but doing the combined volcanoe and waterfall tour (I think it's called Island Spectacular) is definitely worth the money. The island is spectacular from the air. It's also the only way to see the lava (rather than the glow) without the need to hike through mud for hours.... More

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