My 90 year old grandmother just had to go flying during her birthday trip to Hawaii and absolutely LOVED it! It doesn't matter which side of the plane you are on, you WILL get that great shot. We did the 1 hour flight out of Hilo. Make sure you go to the commuter terminal next to Safari Tours. They just started the new route and are waiting on signage. The pilot gives you great information and stories about his experiences in various locations.The attention to detail they took on their beautiful new plane is equal to the attention they give their guests. You will not regret the experience! Book direct on the website for the best prices! And remember, they are If you're staying in Kona, take the Hwy 200 and make a day of it. Then, take the 19 back and check out dinner in Honoka'a at the Landing. Great pizza!