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Doors-Off Helicopter Tour of Waterfalls and Volcanoes

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Feel the heat from the world’s most active volcano on this unforgettable, totally unique helicopter experience that includes scenic vistas of the Hawaiian Islands.



Step aboard a Hughes 500 helicopter—the Magnum P.I. copter—and depart Hilo International Airport for an amazing, doors-off trip. With a capacity limited to 4 passengers, each helicopter provides a window seat for every passenger.

You will fly over the lush rainforests of the Hilo area and see the world-famous Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Farm, plus the beautiful vistas of Mauna Loa, Hawaiiï's tallest mountain. From a safe distance, you will view the current eruption site of the Kilauea Volcano.


Discover other breathtaking scenery, including Rainbow Falls, on this memorable flight over the Hawaiian Islands, the most isolated islands on Earth.



  • 50-minute helicopter flight
  • 2-way pilot/passenger in-flight communication
  • Taxes and fuel surcharge


Approximately 50 minutes (flight only)

Departure time and location

Times of morning and afternoon departures vary daily; from the Hilo International Airport


Participant restrictions


Tour departure times, flight durations, route, and viewing may vary due to weather, volcanic activity, and other uncontrollable events. There is no guarantee of active lava flow viewing. All seat assignments will be determined by weight and balance. Due to guest comfort and the weight and balance constraints of the aircraft, anyone weighing 265 pounds (120 kg) or over will be required to pay for an additional full seat upon flight confirmation. Federal aviation regulations require each passenger to be weighed before boarding a helicopter flight



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Terms & Conditions

This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to 48 hours before the scheduled start of this Activity. Otherwise the product is 100% non-refundable and non-transferable.

All customers/participants are required to sign liability waivers before participating in this activity.

Book Activity

Doors-Off Helicopter Tour
Qty Rate Type Price Each
Traveler $246.75