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Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo

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Address: Hilo International Airport, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Phone Number: +1 808-961-5600
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Priceless view of the Bog Islands's Volcanoes

It's a little pricey but well worth it. The views are amazing. And our pilot was excellent and very informative. We were able to show flowing and bubbling lava. Amazing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a little pricey but well worth it. The views are amazing. And our pilot was excellent and very informative. We were able to show flowing and bubbling lava. Amazing!

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha phrikas, Thank you for your review. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! How amazing to be able to experience bubbling and flowing lava! Should your travels bring you back to the islands, we would love to have you tour with us again. More 

Edmond, Oklahoma
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our pilot, Coleen, was a great conversationalist and an excellent pilot. We loved the experience and would highly recommend it.

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha Jennifer , Mahalo for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! Thank you for your kind comments. We will be sure to share with Coleen and the team. Should your travels bring you back to Hawaii, we would love to have you tour with us again. More 

Core, West Virginia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to our pilot, Ethan, we were able to see lava bubbling in the crater. He also made numerous passes and turns allowing everyone in the aircraft opportunity for great pictures.

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha tennabrook, Happy Anniversary! And thank you for your review. Ethan is amazing! Mahalo for the kind comments; we will be sure to share with the team. Should your travels bring you back to Hawaii, we would love to have you tour with us again. More 

Ohio
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89 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first helicopter ride. All employees we encountered were awesome (Hilo airport). Our scheduled flight was cancelled due to rain but we were able to reschedule for the next day. (Tip: leave a day open in your schedule, just in case). We did the fire and water tour. Gregg was our pilot, he was pretty cool. I really... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha dfsohio, Mahalo for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! Thank you for all your positive comments about Gregg. We will be sure to pass on the kind words. Should your travels bring you back to the islands, we would love to have you tour with us again. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cancelled 2 days on row, know weather can't be helped but east coast is known for very rainy and wet. I hated that you turned up you paid they sit you down for safety video beg you all excited then wishing 30sec of video ending say not going now weather too bad. Surely they knew 4mins prior before getting people's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was spectacular from start to finish, the pilot was very professional and knowledgable, the views were breath taking, absolutely no regrets!!!!!!!.

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha Raeshawn , Mahalo for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! So glad to hear that you had an unforgettable experience! Should you return to the islands, we would love to have you tour with us again. More 

Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Evan was our pilot & did an excellent tour....very knowledgeable & funny. Gorgeous views from very clean/nice chopper

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha hotelstayfla, Mahalo for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! Should your travels bring you back to the islands, we would love to have you tour with us again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 adults and a 9yo were equally impressed and entertained both by the volcano and Westley our pilot. His choice of music for each area of the flight was perfect for this music loving family. He was very knowledgeable and made you feel so safe as he flew ever so close to the active volcano caldera and lava streams. We... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha Karina , Mahalo for your review. We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed both of your tour with us! What a treat to be able to get a bird's eye view of two of the most beautiful islands in Hawaii. Thank you for all your kind words. We will be sure to share with Wesley and the... More 

Oxnard, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DO NOT SPEND YOUR MONEY!!! It will be WASTED!! Drive and hike to the lava. Drive and hike to the falls. We booked this tour, "Circle of Fire/Waterfall", based on the recommendation of the Concierge and the fact that lava is on the surface, and that there are multiple waterfalls in the Hilo area. We spent maybe 15-20 minutes over... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha Phil, Thank you for taking the time to share your honest feedback. Please know your experience is important to us. I'd love the opportunity to speak with you directly to review your concerns. Please feel free to reach out to me when you have a moment. Mahalo, Lei Valencia-Wlosinski Hilo Base Manager 808-769-5889 LValencia-Wlosinski@bluehawaiian.com More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing flight to the volcano and waterfalls! Amazing history and wonderful people. Much to see! Enjoy and bring the family !

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Hilo, responded to this review

Aloha Noemi, Mahalo for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! Thanks for the kind words. Should you return to the islands, we would love to have you tour with us again. More 

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