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Big Island Sunset Flight from Kona

  • Sunset flight over the Big Island aboard a jet-prop plane
  • Soar over Hawaii's beautiful waterfalls, lush valleys and mountains
  • See two of the world’s most famous volcanoes from above at dusk, the optimal viewing time
Big Island Sunset Flight from Kona
From US$ 449.99
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Big Island Sunset Flight from Kona
From US$ 449.99
Watch night fall over the Pacific on a 2-hour sunset air tour of the Big Island, and explore steaming calderas, rainforests and Hawaii’s rugged coast. Leave Kona in a Cessna plane and soar above the Hawaii Volcanos National Park; see Kilauea’s lava flows glow in the dusky light as you enjoy your pilot’s commentary on the island’s landmarks and history. Capture unforgettable images through the plane’s viewing windows, glide over the coast’s beaches and surf breaks then catch the night’s first stars as you touch back down in Kona.   
What to Expect
Make your way to Kona International Airport in the early evening to meet your pilot and hop aboard a sate-of-the-art Cessna 208 Jet-Prop Caravan plane. Savor the excitement as you take to the skies above the Big Island.
View cascading waterfalls, lush green valleys and towering mountains along the Hamakua coast. Fly over fiery Kilauea Volcano, where, at dusk, the red-hot lava flows can best be viewed. Look west to Mauna Loa, considered the largest volcano on Earth, to enjoy a beautiful Hawaiian sunset.
Your pilot offers narration about the sights, history and topography of Hawaii as you fly. Every seat is a window seat, so you’ll be treated to great views throughout your whole flight, which lasts 2 hours, before arriving back in Kona.
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2018
A highlight

We booked this flight before the recent activity started - I had wanted to do an air tour of the island but was really a little too nervous about getting in a helicopter. Once I read about Big Island Air here on TA that settled...More

1  Thank stanpercy16
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile
Best Air Tour Experience - Dont look further this is your place!

WOW! Forget the helicopters – those don’t guarantee a window seat and they are NOT permitted to hover over the lava and fissure 8. This plane is new, clean, and EVERYONE had a perfect view because all the comfy leather seats are window seats! The...More

3  Thank WorldTravelGuy74
Hilda L, Manager at Big Island Air, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to show you around our beautiful island. Each and everyone of our passengers are very important to us. We know you are on vacation. Our goal for all is a great time with...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Wonderful Tour

We loved our experience with Big Island Air! We were able to see so much of the island that were weren't able to drive to. It was also really neat to see the hotels we stayed at from the air! Highlights were seeing the waterfalls...More

1  Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 25 November 2017
Absolutely brilliant

So glad we chose this flight as I think it's the only one that does a twilight flight over the island and volcano. Our pilot Darryl was excellent and provided relevant info without talking non stop. Great views of the whole island and volcano and...More

1  Thank gertief320
Reviewed 12 March 2017
Jaw Dropping! - WOW! - GREAT TRIP!

WOW! What a wonderful experience it was to be a part of Big Island Air’s VIP Tour. We were warmly greeted by their Representative Maile in the Kapalua Airport and had a safety briefing with our Pilot Darryl. Darryl was fantastic and gave us a...More

1  Thank AlfieDoe83
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