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Paradise Helicopters - HILO

2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo International Airport, Lobby 2, Air Tours, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-7520
+1 808-969-7392
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US$ 249.00*
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Volcanoes and Waterfalls Helicopter Adventure from Hilo
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US$ 299.00*
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Volcanoes and Waterfall Extreme: 45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight
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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 - KONA, Paradise Helicopters - LANAI and Paradise Helicopters - OAHU pages for more information on tours departing across the islands.
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2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo International Airport, Lobby 2, Air Tours, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-7520
+1 808-969-7392
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a wonderful flight from Hilo with Keith as the pilot. He made sure everyone got a view of the volcano and lava and explained what we were seeing as we flew over. Being in the co-pilot seat was awesome, especially looking down at...More

Thank swiss919
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I decided the day before I booked the tour that I really wanted to do a doors off helicopter tour in Hilo and so I rang up Paradise helicopters as they had solid reviews and were recommended by the hotel staff I stayed in. Booking...More

Thank Anne-Marie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the doors off volcanoes and waterfall tour from Hilo. Paul, our pilot, was knowledgeable and friendly. We saw the new lava flow and got a history of the prior lava flows. I highly recommend this tour and all of the staff. They were...More

Thank Mkmcc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Doors off tour over the volcano and it was great. The staff was very helpful. Thanks for everything.

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the great experiences of my life - a very professional company to deal with from the initial phone call, through too check in, safety briefings and an exceptional pilot (Matt). There are no absolute guarantees with the lava but we had some great...More

Thank jkloveday
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You definitely have to do the doors off option. All the glory of the volcanos and lava fields feel as they are only a finger tip away. The experience and thrill will live with you forever

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was way beyond expectations (and they were already pretty high!), weather was perfect, the pilot really fun and amazing at explaining everything. RECOMMENDED 200%

Thank Tanit K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Professional and accommodating, good pre trip video, very good ground crew, pilot skilled and knowledgeable, provided good commentary, not especially animated but friendly enough. Views of lava flow are as good as possible to get but dependent upon daily activity and not predictable.

Thank Kris L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time with paradise helicopters. Our pilot Keith was awesome. He pointed out all the sights and made sure that all passengers had great views.

Thank Kendra V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a doors off extreme tour of the volcanoes and waterfalls. It was raining when we arrived and was pretty cloudy throughout most of the flight which meant the we couldn't see very far, nothing you can do about the weather though. Feeling the...More

Thank Heather R
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15 August 2017|
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Response from kickithilo | Reviewed this property |
If you have have a choice....left side back with doors off.
22 June 2017|
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Response from veritas2578 | Reviewed this property |
Per their website, "Children under the age of two (2) fly free when seated in the lap of a paying adult. Children 24 months and over require an individual full-fare seat."
Susan K
22 May 2017|
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Response from Len37 | Reviewed this property |
I went in the afternoon and it was very good. I don't think it really matters. Would want to consider early morning or late afternoon haziness.