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Paradise Helicopters

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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
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Paradise Helicopters offer the most unique, fun and flexible air adventures...

Paradise Helicopters offer the most unique, fun and flexible air adventures in Kona. Whether you want to ride with the doors off over the volcano to feel the heat of the lava, hover beside a 2000 foot waterfall, land in a Kona coffee farm, or photograph the remote beauty of Hawaii’s stunning rainforest valleys and black sand beaches – our Hawaiian helicopter tours offer a diverse set of adventure options. This is one flight you will be sure to remember for a lifetime. Please visit our Paradise Helicopters - HILO and Paradise Helicopters - OAHU pages for more information on tours departing from our other bases.

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight
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Best Experience ever! Must do in Hawaii!!!

From seeing the entire island of Hawaii to whales, active volcanos, coffee fields, remote villages, valleys, waterfalls, and even landing on a remote site and having lunch on top... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

From seeing the entire island of Hawaii to whales, active volcanos, coffee fields, remote villages, valleys, waterfalls, and even landing on a remote site and having lunch on top of a mountain, this is a must do experience while in Hawaii!!! Service was extremely nice. Hokey was our driver who picked us up at the Four Seasons, gave us some... More 

Thank wandd1955
Airdrie, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband booked the Magnum experience to celebrate my 40 th birthday ... Wow, doors off!!!!!! Our pilot Josh was excellent and provided so much information during our flight. We saw Diamond Head, Dole Plantation, Pearl Harbour, Waikiki, sacred falls and so much more of the island.

Thank Gillster40
Rockwall, Texas
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did this excursion with my sister and her husband. The helicopter we were on was a Robinson a 5 passenger counting pilot. We wanted the doors off. so they seated pilot and 2 in the front and two in the back. There is a small "hump" in the back coming from the ceiling, but it was fine. The pilot... More 

Thank Brian T
Denver, Colorado
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60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the volcano and paradise landing tour. The helicopter was very comfortable and our guide Koji was very funny and informative. We saw a crater active with lava ( an amazing thing to see in person!) whales breaching. dolphin pods, steam vents and the diverse beauty of the Big Island. We couldn't land at Paradise landing as it was... More 

Thank Chewtoy33
Boise, Idaho
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69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After checking out with many of the locals decided to go with Paradise Helicopter for a tour of the Volcano area. The pilot was very professional and helpful in describing many of the areas around the volcano. We felt very safe the whole time. Only mistake we made was not going with the doors off.

Thank Brian H
Houston Texas
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the no door helicopter ride. We really enjoyed it. Much better experience than with the doors on. Especially if you like to take photo. You think it would be very windy, but its not too bad. no more than being on the convertible going on the highway. We sat in the back seat which pilot said is windier,... More 

Thank I_Fly_4U
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say but do it!!! This was incredible. My husband and I booked the Hawaii tour but due to weather we ended up getting to see the entire island, no extra charge. We had Dan as our pilot who was great. Former Army helicopter pilot in charge of safety, made me feel safe. He narrated the flight and... More 

Thank loris m
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I went on a 3.5ish hour tour of the Big Island in Hawaii and had a marvellous time. It was great to get such a good view of the whole Island. Seeing the volcano up close and personal was incredible and flying through the waterfall areas was amazing. Could be a bit problematic for those who get... More 

Thank SVCA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the sunset tour with Joel as our pilot (and tour guide). It was an amazing experience, viewing geology in progress. Even had well timed musical accompaniment 😄

Thank Dudley B
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience. The staff was very nice and the pilot was very knowledgeable. The views were spectacular!!

Thank Christine P

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