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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
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 - Hawaii's Most Unique Helicopter Experience! Enjoy...

Paradise Helicopters - Hawaii's Most Unique Helicopter Experience! Enjoy the Hawaii few people ever witness on our one-of-a-kind air adventures departing out of Kona & Hilo on Hawaii Island, Lanai and Oahu. Whether flying Doors-Off over the volcano to feel the heat of the lava, hovering beside a 2000 foot waterfall, landing for stunning views on an epic ridge top, or photographing the remote beauty of Hawaii’s rare rain forest valleys, black and GREEN sand beaches – our Hawaiian helicopter tours offer a diverse set of adventure options to suit every need! This is one flight you will be sure to remember for a lifetime. Please visit our Paradise Helicopters - HILO, Paradise Helicopters - LANAI and Paradise Helicopters - OAHU pages for more information on tours departing across the islands.

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We wanted to see lava and although the volcano is not overly active (don't get your hopes up with the introduction dvd they show you!) we certainly did see lava. There was a lava... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mount Gambier, Australia
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Mount Gambier, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted to see lava and although the volcano is not overly active (don't get your hopes up with the introduction dvd they show you!) we certainly did see lava. There was a lava flow heading towards the sea, and we also saw lava in the visible lava tubes. I really enjoyed the doors-off helicopter, we could see so many... More 

Thank AussieAshlea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I booked the Sunset tour out of Kona on the Big Island. It was an amazing way to see the island, and helped us decide where we wanted to spend our precious vacation time visiting by land. Did I mention that we also saw lava???? The waterfalls were almost ethereal, the volcano was amazing/unsettling, and the sunset... More 

Thank Michelle R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The most fun you can have on a helicopter! We got a tour of the whole island on the most perfect Hawaiian day! Our pilot was fantastic as well as the whole staff. They are amazing people, courteous and helpful. I can't say enough good thing about this company!

Thank Karin W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our pilot Ryan took us on an amazing flight over the Big Island. We saw active volcanoes and waterfalls and sights that you could only see from an aerial view. Everyone at Paradise Helicopters were extremely friendly and professional. This is highly recommended and you will be happy you did it.

Thank sparkdog
Vero Beach, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four had an amazing flight in an open door helicopter. Our pilot, Pete, was fun, courteous and knowledgable. Seeing the volcano and lava was magnificent!! This is a must do on your next trip to Hawaii!!!

Thank Vickie C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the open door volcanoes and waterfalls tour. We had heard that the flow on Kilauea was worth seeing. Since this was something of a bucket list item, and since the last time we'd been on the island there apparently wasn't much to see, we over-extended the budget a little to take the ride and are SO glad we... More 

Thank JT N
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We flew out of Hilo's airport on June 19th. Our pilot was Ryan who was charming and knowledgeable. He was very personable and gave us great views of the volcano and falls. He also pointed out farms, companies and various points of interest. I have acrophobia so this was very scary but by the time we ended the flight I... More 

Thank BarbieGirl70
Southington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

INCREDIBLE experience. The pilot went above and beyond to show us lava, skylights, waterfalls, etc. This was the BEST helicopter tour I have ever taken. Can't wait to do it again!

Thank tedlab
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Volcanos by Air and Land trip. From the time we reached the field building, the ystaff welcomed us and made us feel at home. I could not believe how personable and hospitable the young ground crew was to us. Our pilot, Troy was amazing. We toured the volcanos in the morning on the way to Hilo, did... More 

Thank kelli v
Lakeside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time and the doors off ride was about the best rush you are going to get. You could actually feel the heat of the lava as we passed over and circled around a few times. Our pilot was very knowledgeable and made some great passes so we could get great shots of the waterfalls and lava... More 

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