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Royal Crown of Oahu - 60 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On provided by Rainbow Helicopters

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 03/26/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Royal Crown of Oahu - 60 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On
Rainbow Helicopters is committed to protecting your health. We partnered with SanSee Systems to implement their hygiene certification system and became the first Hawaii tour operator to earn the SanSee Shield. We have also committed to Helicopter Association International’s COVID Clean Pledge.
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Updated 03/26/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get away from Oahu’s tourist crowds on this helicopter tour. Perfect for those with a taste for adventure, this flight, which includes a doors on or off options, takes you into the air to see some of Hawaii’s best-known attractions, from Diamond Heads to Pearl Harbor, from above. Make the most of your time on the island with hotel pickup and drop-off and a flexible departure schedule to fit your travel itinerary.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Rainbow Oahu Helicopter Tours
    155 Kapalulu Pl #197, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    We are located in the Caste and Cooke Aviation building. Please park in the lot to the left across the street.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Waikiki Beach
    Diamond Head State Monument
    Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
    Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
    Lanikai Beach
    Chinaman's Hat
    Kaaawa
    North Shore
    USS Arizona Memorial
  • You'll end at
    Rainbow Oahu Helicopter Tours
    155 Kapalulu Pl #197, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    We are located in the Caste and Cooke Aviation building. Please park in the lot to the left across the street.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Take an exciting helicopter tour of Oahu with doors on or off
  • See some of Hawaii’s most iconic sights from a memorable perspective 
  • Fly over Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor, Dole Plantation, and Sacred Falls
  • Choose a convenient departure time and enjoy hotel pickup and drop off
What to Expect
Depending on the departure time chosen at checkout, your tour begins with hotel pickup and a transfer to Honolulu International Airport. At the airport’s south ramp, you'll board your helicopter and decide if you’d like its doors on or off. When it’s time for take-off, your pilot-guide lifts the helicopter into the air. You’ll look for surfers at Banzai Pipeline and Waimea Bay and get an intimate view of Sacred Falls as your guide flies close for an up-close experience. Along the way, you’ll see volcanic cliffs, white-sand beaches, and some of Hawaii’s most iconic sights, including Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Makapu‘u Lighthouse, Ko’olau Range, Lanikai Beach, Kāne‘ohe Bay, Mokoliʻi, and Ka‘a‘awa Valley. After doing a thrilling loop of Oahu, you’ll land back in Honolulu.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rainbow Oahu Helicopter Tours, 155 Kapalulu Pl #197, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Parking Fees
  • Phone Strap
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Safety of flight is our primary concern. The operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or appear to be intoxicated. Intoxicated passengers will not fly and they will be charged in full.
  • For doors off tours, jackets and/or sweatshirts, closed toe shoes, and hair ties are required. Long pants are recommended.
  • When booking the doors off experience, your seat may or may not be directly adjacent to an open door.
  • Only passengers weighing 80 lbs or more may fly with the door off in our Robinson R44 helicopter. Only passengers weighing 100 lbs or more may fly with the door off in our Airbus Astar helicopter.
  • For each guest weighing 270 pounds or more, a weight and balance fee is required to safely balance the aircraft. This charge is equal to 50% off of the regular tour price and will be assessed after booking.
  • All passengers 24 months and older must purchase a full fare seat.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dj125 wrote a review Feb 2021
San Francisco, California11 contributions7 helpful votes
What a memorable experience this was — it was our first time on Oahu and it was amazing to get to see this beautiful island from this vantage point. Our pilot had a lot of interesting details to point out about different parts of the island, so it was scenic, informative and
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Date of experience: December 2020
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LuA C wrote a review Feb 2021
Detroit, Michigan3 contributions1 helpful vote
The pilot Sarah had the most beautiful music playing. Was very professional with flying and giving accounts of the area that we flew over.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Jennifer V wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions2 helpful votes
It was such an amazing experience!I had such a good time!I would recomend it to anyone! Words can't describe how beautiful Oahu is from the aerial view!It is just breathtaking!Totally worth the money spent!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Alan wrote a review Jan 2020
Burlington, Canada10 contributions11 helpful votes
Thrilling. Took this tour with my 20 year old daughter with the doors off. Totally amazing!!! An absolute must!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from LealynPapaya, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Crown of Oahu - 60 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On
Responded Jan 13, 2020
OMG! Hahaha! This review is AWESOME! Mahalo for choosing Novictor Helicopters and letting us know you enjoyed your tour. Aloha!
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ghrh2017 wrote a review Dec 2019
4 contributions2 helpful votes
...and we had an amazing experience! Thanks to the entire Novictor crew and our intrepid pilot & host Chris for working on a holiday to show us the beauty of Oahu!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from LealynPapaya, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Crown of Oahu - 60 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On
Responded Jan 14, 2020
We are so happy you celebrated Christmas Eve with us! I will let Kris know you had a good time! Aloha!
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About the operator

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By: Rainbow Helicopters
753racheled
753racheled
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1st time visit
I experienced the Door off experience and it did not disappoint. It's for the fearless and the views was worth the
1lettyp
1lettyp
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Do it, don't think twice about it!
Amazing, it was such a beautiful day and the water was crystal clear. I personally had the door closed, because I w
6217
6217
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Wow bucket list
Awesome operation, well organized on the surface. I have a greater appreciation for Helicopter pilots. I forgot our
debrakT3569WT
debrakT3569WT
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Amazing!!
Beautiful sights. To see Oahu and its surrounding beaches from this view is amazing!! Pilot was very informative.
875kennethn
875kennethn
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Underwater Scooter
Good Crew and a good time. Its fun to do atleast once and experience. We saw several turtles and they get close.
Jermaine151
Jermaine151
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Awesome flight for a first time couple!
Our pilot, Bastian, was great and we both really enjoyed our flight. One of the best experiences of my life.
EmileeyRose
EmileeyRose
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5/5 stars
Our doors off helicopter ride was picture perfect! Our pilot made us feel comfortable and was an excellent tour gui
dfig03050609
dfig03050609
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Very Beautiful Views
I mostly took videos but I did get the pictures attached. My 11yr and 4yr old loved it. My 7mth old sat through the
spicenutexplorer
spicenutexplorer
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Fun ride
We did the helicopter tour with doors off, great experience, tons of fun, and we got to see the entire island.
genusmtbkr5
genusmtbkr5
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Spectacular Views
Wonderful tour! Things started out questionable since it had weather earlier on in the day, but cleared up nicely.
Loufa62
Loufa62
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Memorable lifetime event
This trip was awesome and My now fiancé can’t stop talking about it. Staff was wonderful and Ensured everything was
opalomino
opalomino
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He made us surf
We had a really good time with Chris. He made us surf. Thank you bro! I recommend 100%. Good experience to try it o
JDBeeson
JDBeeson
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Sunset Helicopter Tour
The sunset helicopter tour was quite an amazing experience! All the staff was very polite and punctual. The ride it
Diane B
Diane B
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Nice but older helicopter and bumpy ride. Couldn't get close to the waterfall and the winds were not bad
Not bad but prefer Blue Hawaiian helicopters. This is a cheaper option because it is a lighter, smaller helicopter
IanS567
IanS567
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BEST DAY IN HONOLULU
It’s one of the best prices I ever payed for a private Helicopter-tour for 2 passengers. We saw it all! Trust me,
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