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Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

105 Kahului Heliport,, Kahului, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96732
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Ranked #2 of 22 activities in Waikoloa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Unfortunately, we couldn't do the big tour the entire week we were there, due to weather issues. Safety first, and I personally think if the pilots say it wasn't safe to go see the volcanoes, I'm not going to argue. We did get a spectacular tour of the waterfalls. Beautiful. Amazing. The pilot was superb. Fly with these guys; they... More

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Little Falls, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We were skeptical, having never flown in a helicopter before, but decided that we needed to see the Big Island in ALL of its glory on our final day in paradise. It was a great decision! The professionalism, courtesy and friendliness was unparalleled from the moment we arrived through our departure from this must-do experience. Our pilot, Noah, was so... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Professional, safety first, precise, friendly, informative...this was the highlight and favorite excursion of our family vacation! Everyone in our party, ages 86 to 4 years old had a grand flight.....A+ Hugely expensive but worth every penny. Sights and views are so different from the air than they are on the ground. You could never hike to these locations. Just do... More

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Orange County
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14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We took the one hour tour of the island and it was worth it. Red lava, lava tubes, volcanos, waterfalls, everything you would want to see you will see it. You can't go over the active volcano for obvious reasons, but you still could see it from the legal distance.

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Birmingham, AL
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Our family of 14 took the Big Island Spectacular tour. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Blue Hawaiian Helicopters had no trouble accommodating our large group. While everyone knows the Big Island is beautiful, you really cannot appreciate just HOW beautiful until you have seen her from the air. The stark contrast between Hilo and Kona is amazing. Our pilot... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I am so grateful that my husband suggested that I take a Dramamine before this helicopter tour! I tend to get motion sickness in the car (I'm okay on boats), and I would have been a mess otherwise. The weather was not great on our tour, which really interfered with the experience. Of course that is not the fault of... More

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Scarsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!! The pilot was extremely knowledgeable and the ride was as smooth as could be. This was definitely the BEST way to see the Island.

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Wausau, WI
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30 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I agree, this is an expensive activity, but we thoroughly enjoyed it. Seeing the island from the air is spectacular. You really get a sense of how the lava flows and our pilot, Steve, was very knoweldgeable about the island. Learned a lot. Seeing the waterfalls on the remote cliffs was incredible. Seating on the Eco Star was comfortable and... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

If you are hesitating about spending the extra for the 2 hour trip - stop hesitating and do it! Unbelievable experience and scenery, all incredibly well described by our pilot, Steve. Any initial nerves were quickly dispelled with Steve running through his impressive resume and he really made the trip even better - making sure everyone had a great view... More

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Ride the Eco star and take the Big Circle tour. It's totally worth the money.This was our second time on Blue Hawaiian Helicopters.The first trip was years ago. It was amazing to see how the island had changed with new lava creations. Great touchdown by John our pilot. He was very knowledgeable and interesting. His stories and insights were exceptional.... More

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