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Address: P. O. Box 5371, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745
Phone Number: 1-866-876-7422
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This attraction is at Keahole Airport
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Description: Paradise Helicopters is located in the Commuter Terminal of the Kona...
Paradise Helicopters is located in the Commuter Terminal of the Kona International Airport.
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Loved our helicopter ride!

My husband, our 8 year old and me went on a fantastic tour with our pilot Greg. He let Taylor be his copilot. I am afraid of heights but this was the smoothest ride ever! It only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My husband, our 8 year old and me went on a fantastic tour with our pilot Greg. He let Taylor be his copilot. I am afraid of heights but this was the smoothest ride ever! It only got interesting looking at the waterfalls. :). We saw lava in the volcanos so that made it perfect!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We did the air and land excursion. There have been less than 5 things in my life that has truly taken my breath away and the helicopter trip (especially in the valley) was definitely one of them! The entire day was majestic. The overall crew deserve a two thumbs up. Joel was an outstanding pilot and we felt lucky that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

One of the most incredible experiences . This outfit is so professional and knowledgeable, I was fully impressed .From the front office reception who greeted us, to our pilot Keliet the whole experience was worth every penny . We love that the pilot had a music mix in the helicopter synchronized to the sites that we were flying over ,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We were picked up at our hotel by Paradise Helicopters. We spent an extra $50 per person to get preferred seating which was well worth it since our windows faced the interior of the island when we circled the Big Island. Wear dark clothing for better pictures due to the reflection from the windows. Kogi was our pilot. He has... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Almost 2 hours on the helicopter!! Pricey for our standards at first thought but we saved by only doing it on this island because we wanted to see the waterfalls and the volcanoes. Good price really, when you consider most other flights are only 20mins or so. It was absolutely awesome! Seeing lava flowing and the landscape was quite overwhelming.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was a 21/2 hour helicopter tour over the entire island of Hawaii. It was a 6 person aircraft. It was so interesting to see the varied landscapes from the lava and desserts, rainforests, many waterfalls on the Hilo coast, valleys, and of course, the volcanos. It's really the only way to see the entire island. Our guide and pilot... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We took a 2 hour helicopter tour of Hawaii. From start to finish, we experienced friendly, enthusiastic staff. Dan, our pilot, was both a great helicopter pilot (with 8 years' experience flying helicopters for the military) and strong tour guide given he grew up on Hawaii. The pace of the experience was very mellow, yet exciting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What an incredible experience this was. Whilst you pay an extra charge to have the doors removed it is absolutely worth every cent and adds incredibly to the experience. We managed to see fresh lava flow as well as an incredible birds eye view of the lava field and Rainbow Falls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We took the doors off extreme tour over the volcano and waterfall from Hilo airport. Five of us. We had three in one helicopter with the pilot and then two of us and two strangers in the other helicopter. So fun and exciting. This was the highlight of the kid's trip to Hawaii. Although one pilot seemed to get closer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My girlfriend and I were staying on Oahu for a conference, only had one day to visit the Big Island, and wanted to see as much of it as we could in our limited time. We did the "Kona: Volcano by Air and Land" tour. It is pricey, and I admit to initially being skeptical that we would get our... More 

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Additional Information about Paradise Helicopters

Address: P. O. Box 5371, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745
Phone Number: 1-866-876-7422
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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