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Volcano Air Tours

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West Maui Airport, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI
+1 808-877-5500
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The volcano was amazing

WE saw the volcano spurting 180 feet into the air. There was an eight mile river of red lava from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tdhalldds
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Bakersfield, California
only way to see active volcano without landing on the Big Island

This was my second visit to Hawaii but the first for many in my party of 9 family members traveling... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2017
CharlieAbbyJoe
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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West Maui Airport, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE saw the volcano spurting 180 feet into the air. There was an eight mile river of red lava from the vent to the ocean. It was moving 20 mph. Even the pilot was amazed.

Thank Tdhalldds
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

This was my second visit to Hawaii but the first for many in my party of 9 family members traveling as a group. We spent 8 nights in Maui and did not plan on staying on any of the other islands. I wanted to give...More

3  Thank CharlieAbbyJoe
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

Plane trip of a lifetime- waterfalls, whales & multiple volcanoes in Maui & Big Island with lava pouring in Pacific ocean - EVERYONE had a window seat in the 9-seater luxury Hawaii-decorated PLANE (not helicopter) that is actually in the next Jurassic Park movie! Great...More

3  Thank Diane B
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Reviewed February 23, 2017

What better way to see the flowing lava on the Big Island than from the air? Fly out of West maui airport (very small) and go over the center of Maui then along the water fall coast of the Big Island before heading to the...More

Thank John N
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Got on the tour with a small group in a hericopter ride. I did like the closeness to the volcano. I brought camera and walking shoes, but it was not the itenary of the tour. Compared to the volcano air tour that I took from...More

Thank aoltang
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Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Comparatively expensive ($425pp) fixed wing flight in a 6-seater Navajo light aircraft lasting about 135 minutes. Taking off from the Commuter Terminal of Kahului Airport (OGG) around 10am and thankfully back by 12.15. The current aircraft seats 7 including the pilot in leather seats in...More

3  Thank Chris M
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Reviewed November 29, 2016

What an amazing flight!!! The thought of flying over a live volcano and to see the red lava was a bucket list item for both of us. The bonus to the flight is the views of waterfalls on Maui, that you can only see from...More

Thank Alysia L
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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Just stunning. A fantastic trip, well worth the price. I'd do it again tomorrow. Comfortable plane and knowledgeable pilot. A great way to see Maui and the big Island

1  Thank zendub
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

I went back and forth about taking a plane tour while on Maui. The locals were buzzing about the red lava flow on the Big Island and many of them were taking off to see it for themselves. Apparently it's not often that the red...More

1  Thank nasnasislike
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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

It is something to see. It was 85 down by the ocean and when we went up there the temp was 55. Take a sweater if you plan to head up there.

Thank markmoncayo
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