Paradise Helicopters - Volcanoes & Waterfalls Adventure (from Hilo)
Big Island Helicopter Tours such as the Volcano Helicopter Adventure are fantastic tours to participate in during your Big Island vacation. This Big Island Tour leaves from Hilo Airport and then goes on to bring you over lush, tropical rainforest until you reach the incredible Kilauea Volcano. Observe the volcanic rebirth of the Big Island while you check out the power of volcanoes up close and personal. This Hilo Volcano Helicopter Adventure lasts for fifty minutes. When you reserve Paradise Helicopters Hawaii Activities through Big Island Activities Discount, you’re sure to save both time and money!
During the return trip, you’ll cruise above Mauna Loa’s slopes and be able to view the Wailuku River, where a number of waterfalls flow into gorgeous crystal ponds. Hawaii Helicopter Tours provide you with a bird’s eye view of the natural beauty of the Big Island.
When you’re booking your Big Island Activities and Big Island Tours through Big Island Activities Discount, be sure to ask about Paradise Helicopters Hawaii Activities such as Big Island Helicopter Tours and the Volcano Helicopter Adventure.
Tour Upgrades and Additional Information:
- Upgrade - Window Seat: This
upgrade guarantees a window seat. Seat is subject to weight and
balance restrictions. If a Bell 407 is flown seat
may be forward facing or backwards facing, if a guests doesn't believe
they can sit backwards facing please note next to name of guest. Every
effort will be made not to place guest backwards facing but may not be
guaranteed due to weight capacity and balancing of craft. Please note the capacity surcharge already
includes a window seat guarantee.
- Capacity Surcharge: A
capacity surcharge is required for guest who weight between 265 and 315
lbs at check in. A window seat is guaranteed with the capacity
surcharge. If you did not select the capacity surcharge and weigh
between these amounts at check in you will still be charged directly by
Paradise Helicopters before the flight.
- Extra Seat Charge: For guest that weigh above 315 lbs a Extra Seat Charge is required. If
you did not select the extra seat charge and weigh above 315 lbs at check in you will still be charged directly by Paradise
Helicopters before the flight.
Note for parties of 5 or 6 people: The BELL 407 helicopter (holds up to 6 passengers) is only available on Tuesdays. If you are a party of 5 or 6 people and would like to fly on the BELL 407, please give us a call prior to making a reservation so we can check if the helicopter is available for your tour date.
- Where and When:
- Morning: departing between 9:30 am & 11:00 am
Mid-day: departing between 11:30 am & 1:00 pm
Afternoon: departing between 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm
The exact departure time for your preferred time frame will be specified on your voucher. Departs from Hilo International Airport
- Passengers weighing between 265-315 lbs (120-142 kg) will be assessed a Capacity Surcharge of $25 for Hilo flights. Passengers paying the Capacity Surcharge will be guaranteed a window seat. Passengers weighing over 315 lbs (142 kg) will be assessed an Extra Seat Charge. Passengers paying an Extra Seat Charge will be guaranteed a window seat and an empty seat next to them.
Children under the age of two (2) AND under 30 lbs (13.5 kg) fly free when seated in the lap of a paying adult. Children who are 24 months and older or children who are under 24 months but weigh over 30 lbs (13.5 kg) require an individual full-fare seat.
Passengers need to bring a government issued photo ID. International passengers will need their passport.
- Special Notes:
- Operation Days:
- Approx. 45 minutes
- Paradise Helicopters
- Either the BELL 407 Helicopter which holds 6 people or the Hughes MD500 which holds 4 people.