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Paradise Helicopters - KONA

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Address: Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745-5371
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've taken several helicopter tours in HI and would definitely recommend Paradise Helicopters. The whole crew took great care of us, from before we arrived, check-in, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've taken several helicopter tours in HI and would definitely recommend Paradise Helicopters. The whole crew took great care of us, from before we arrived, check-in, the briefing, and of course during the trip. The pilot went out of his way to ensure that we had the best experience possible and we had an amazing experience. Highly recommended.

Thank MattN69
Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I booked with paradise helicopters and paid over $1200 for a "private" excursion over the island in early July. We were supposed to land inside the canyon and have lunch. The ride should have been close to three hours in total. The pilot was very friendly and took us straight to the volcano which was fantastic. When he got near... More 

Thank Jason S
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on the Volcano by Air & Land tour out of Kona and thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Our pilot was Troy and he did an amazing job flying past Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa down to Kilauea and a flight over the crater with bubbling lava and even a small lava flow which had started a week before we... More 

Thank Tygaman
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Troy was our pilot, he was so comfortable. Made everyone feel special. Gave us a tour to remember. When he came out of the smaller canyon, and it opened up into the big one. It was breathtaking. Just amazing. This huge green canyon, filled with waterfalls. It made me fall in love with the island all over again. The crew... More 

Thank robinmakala
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife suggested to go on a helecopter trip to see the big island lava and the island. I was doing my research before I booked the flight, and I was amazed on the Helicopter/land package. Since its was a first for us, I wanted to be special and it was her birthday gift. From making the reservation, to picking... More 

Thank Kekoalawakua
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We received this trip for our honeymoon and our expectations were exceeded! A MUST DO experience for all ages. Our pilot was very good and made sure everyone had a good opportunity to see the island from every angle. Make sure you book!!!

Thank TeachTeri
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible 2 hr adventure that highlighted the vast landscape of the Big Island. It included everything from ocean views to volcanos to waterfalls to farmland. The pilot/tour guide provided details about the terrain as well as information of the history of the land mass. He spoke in detail about the diverse ecosystem and cultures of the Big Island. Lt. Col.... More 

Thank Stacy W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doors off, flight was 40 minutes, covered the entire island with excellent commentary from the pilot. If you want to see how magnificent Hawaii is, take this flight! As you fly over Pearl Harbor, you see the outline of the entire Arizonia, the mountains so close you feel like you can touch them, not to mention the waterfalls! If you... More 

Thank Jeff P
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our helicopter ride, it was amazing and our pilot Rob was fantastic. He knew so much about the area we flew over and answered all our questions and was very informative and gave us a smooth and pleasant flight.

Thank janicercukmick
Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ryan was our pilot and gave us a great experience. All of the staff here professional and went out of their way to make sure we had the best time. The ground crew rep (took us out to the helicopter) was hilarious and personable. He went out of his way to make sure we had any ground pictures we wanted.... More 

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