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Safari Helicopter Tours

#9 of 43 Tours in Hilo
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Address: Heliport, Hilo International Airport, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Phone Number: 808-246-0136
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Great company with best safety record on the island, I checked before we went. Affordable for what they offer. Avoid the larger companies on the big island or at least check their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great company with best safety record on the island, I checked before we went. Affordable for what they offer. Avoid the larger companies on the big island or at least check their safety records yourself.

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Taylorsville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were debating doing a lava boat tour, walking tour, or helicopter tour. I am so glad we chose Safari helicopter tours. The cost was very reasonable, and we were able to see active lava in places you otherwise wouldn't be able to get to. Kyle was a super pilot! He told us history about the islands and culture. We... More 

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Tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The only way to experience the volcano! The ladies who checked us in and gave the safety briefing were pleasant and entertaining. Our pilot Kyle was knowledgable and made everyone feel safe. He circled the vent and ocean from both directions to give everyone a chance to see lava and take photos. Highly recommend Safari!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the 45 minute flight out of Hilo Airport. Our pilot, Kyle, was both an excellent pilot (as much as we could tell) and knowledgeable about the area and the volcano activity. He took us very close to the erupting East Vent of Kilauea and made several passes so every passenger had a good view and picture-taking opportunity. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I´m not going to talk about whether or not you should do the Helicopter trip to the Volcano...this is a must!!!! The purpose of the review is why you should select this provider against any Other. Confirmation of booking really fast, reliable and still with a family business concept, taking care of customers and granting their services are still good... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very professional tour very good value for money, pilot was very knowledgable. Pilot was very mindful that both sides of the helicopter could take photos. Would defiantly recommend Safari.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and me took a Safari tour on the 14September 2016 over the volcano national park on the big island of Hawaii. We had booked the flight in Australia and allow staying on the other side of the island we only had a couple of hours drive to get to Halo. The pilot and ground crew were very professional... More 

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Healesville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do tour. After a safety talk, we were taken for a flight over the lava covered landscape and as close as possible to the live volcanic crater. We flew over the coastline to see where the lava pours into the sea which made for some brilliant photos. Our pilot gave us lots of information about the... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband took me on a surprised weekend getaway to the Big Island for my special birthday. One of the things he planned for me was a Deluxe Volcano tour with Safari Helicopters. Our pilot, Kyle, was very affable and provide good commentary throughout our tour and answered all of our questions. We would have liked to have gotten even... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From arriving at the airport and being greeted by Safari staff , everything was done very professional . Our pilot very very knowable of the area and took us right up to the volcano and along the coastline , it was just incredible . We would highly recommend Safari Helicopter Tours to anyone . They are very safety minded in... More 

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