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Paradise Helicopters

Address: P. O. Box 5371, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745
Phone Number: 1-866-876-7422
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Ranked #28 of 205 Activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Paradise Helicopters is located in the Commuter Terminal of the Kona International Airport.
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Charleston, South Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

The folks at the Hilo location - Michelle, Sean and our pilot Joyce went out of their way to make our experience great. They were friendly, very helpful and easy to work with. When our scheduled trip had to be cancelled due to weather Sean worked with us to find an alternative. This was our first helicopter ride for my... More

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Gosford, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We recently experienced a fabulous day with Paradise Helicopters Land & air tour... It made my husband's 60th birthday a real treat from the front seat of the helicopter with Koji the pilot's skill and sincere enthusiasm for the sights- craters and lush valleys. Chris, the guide for the land tour was good natured and informative. Terrific experience, Mahalo!

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Vancouver, BC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It was our first visit to the big Island and we decided to treat ourselves to a 2 hour helicopter tour. We chose Paradise because of it's good reviews and it was a convenient location at the Kona airport. The staff was friendly and efficient. We were weighed and given a safety talk as well as an overview  of the... More

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Cold Lake, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We left from Kona on tuesday and flew over the volcanos, arrived a Hilo, were a rental car was arranged for us, we tour all day until 4 pm, were we got ready the fly back, this time following the the island shore to view the many waterfall. 45 minutes or so. What an incredible day, instead of flying 2... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a "Must Do" on your list while visiting the Big Island! I am mobility challenged and wasn't sure how it would work getting me on the helicopter. No issues there at all! They ground crew took me in a golf cart and helped me to get in. From that point on, no words to describe the beauty of... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A must have experience. Just so diverse an island - amazing sights - lava flow, the largest water falls I have seen every - reminded me of Jurassic Park. Consider paying extra for a window seat definitely worth it for easier views. Safety was Paradise priority - well done! Mornings are often better as cloud rising later in the day.... More

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United States
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7 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I've visited the Big Island many times, but I have never seen its full glory until this helicopter tour. Due to weather conditions, we stayed in the Kohala region but this is my favourite place so I didn't mind. Our pilot deftly manoeuvred through the valleys and waterfalls while making us feel absolutely safe and comfortable the entire time. Words... More

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College Station, Texas
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235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have been to Hawaii multiple times and always pondered about doing a helicopter tour. After doing some research, I came to the conclusion that Paradise Helicopters might be the best choice on the island. I was right. From the booking, to the check-in & briefing, everything was perfect. Captain Darren was extremely pleasant to fly with and very knowledgeable... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What a superb helicopter flight with Paradise Helicopters. The entire experience was comfortable, with Zoe welcoming us to the facility lounge & Pilot Darren giving us a very nice safety brief and tour overview. The Paradise team walked us out to the aircraft, strapped us in comfortably and Pilot Darren started our adventure. Everyone was excited! Unlike normal aircraft, we... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My husband and I went on the island tour that included a landing. We absolutely loved it. I was almost moved to tears by the beauty of the valleys (and our pilot timed it all perfectly to music, which added to the dramatic effect). We were able to see lava several times. I was in the "dreaded" middle seat, but... More

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