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Review of Big Island Air

Big Island Air
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$399.00*
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Big Island Air Tour by Cessna Plane
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$449.99*
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Big Island Sunset Flight from Kona
Ranked #48 of 204 Tours in Kailua-Kona
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Owner description: E KOMO MAI, Welcome! Join us for a spectacular air tour of the Hawaii volcano Big Island that you will never forget.From Kona International Airport, our big reliable Cessna Caravan tour plane takes you over the active Kilauea volcano with views of ancient Hawaiian settlements, lush green valleys and towering waterfalls along hundreds miles of rugged coastline. Air Conditioned Comfort, Every Seat a Window Seat! Experienced, Knowledgeable Tour Pilots who take pride in sharing the splendors of the island.Try our 5 Island Tour too!!
Reviewed October 8, 2012

We have done several air tours, in the past, Kauai, and Big island, and we prefer this tour over all... Quiet, smooth, picture windows for each passenger, and an informed narrative of the intire trip by a pilot who makes it even more interesting. We will recommend this tour to anyone who asks!

5  Thank James W
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

Had an amazing tour of the islands! Every minute of the two hour tour was breathtaking, and Anthony, our pilot was extrememly knowledgeable with a wealth of information on all of the islands as well as a comedian. I highly recommend this tour and pilot!

6  Thank Jessica J
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Reviewed August 24, 2012

Only had a few days on the big island and on the top of my list was a flight to see the volcanos. The only day available was my last day on the island. I booked my wife and i and paid in full. The night before the flight (7pm) they call and cancel the flight because someone else backed out. I am now screwed because its too late to make any other arrangements. Way to crush people' dreams because you may not make enough money. Do yourself a favor and make sure to pick a company that puts customers first.

1  Thank Fourthwind
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Hilda L, Manager at Big Island Air, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2016

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Reviewed August 9, 2012

Worth every penny! We chose the 10-seat single engine Cessna operated by Big Island, over one of the helicopter tours. The plane departs from Kona airport, and circles the island in about 1.5 hours. Our skilled pilot Anthony took us around Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, the two large volcanoes responsible for the Big Island's existence. Anthony was very friendly and informative, as he explained many things about the island. We flew close to the active volcano, and saw the various lava fields and remaining rain forests. Then we flew to the northern part of the island and saw some breathtaking views of Waimanu Valley and Pololu Valley. Few people in the world have seen these beautiful sites, because it is so difficult to get there, other than by plane or helicopter. We had a bit of choppy weather, but the flight was the highlight of my vacation!

2  Thank davemac8
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Reviewed August 3, 2012

We had a fantastic flight! Our guide and pilot provided knowledgable commentary in a casual accomodating manner. Terence made sure everyone on board saw everything they wanted by turning the plane, so each side had a full view. Clearly, the helicopter tours can go lower, but anyone with a decent zoom on their camera can make up that distance. In short, this was a highlight of our trip to Hawaii.

1  Thank Jeanklein K
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