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Paradise Helicopters - KONA

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Address: Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745-5371
Phone Number:
+1 866-876-7422
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This attraction is at Keahole Airport
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07:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Paradise Helicopters - Hawaii's Most Unique Helicopter Experience! Enjoy...

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.

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Sunset Tour

My family of 6 did the sunset tour our first night in Kailua-Kona, and what a welcome it was! My mom does not like heights and after we finished, she said she would do it again in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
AnneMarie W
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Maple Ridge, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a weather-dependant tour and although a storm was forecast for the northern/east side of the island we still took off. We did get a clear view of the crater and a short look at the lava flow into the ocean as we had to tuck under the clouds for this. The pilot said he would come back for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family of 6 did the sunset tour our first night in Kailua-Kona, and what a welcome it was! My mom does not like heights and after we finished, she said she would do it again in a heartbeat. My husband and father are both tall (6'4" and 6'2") and they stated they were comfortable for the 2 hour tour.... More 

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Danville, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

absolutely a must for first time Kona visitors. One of the few places on earth to witness our earth growing and breathing. You can take in so much in a short period of time from the Helicopter.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Family helicopter trip - it was awesome. My kids are 5, 8 and 10. Everyone enjoyed it. Out pilot Ryan was awesome. Great explanation for the family. My kids were constantly on the headsets, but he was calm and cool. Some of the trip is luck. What mother nature does and decides to release lava. We had the opportunity to... More 

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Mount Shasta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I surprised my wife with a helicopter flight around the Big Island. It was a great flight. We only had a few hours on the Big Island and this was the best way to see and learn the history from our pilot. I would do it again.

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Thank castawaydan1554
Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first helicopter ride and it was unbelievable!! Our pilot, Josh, was extremely experienced and knew everything there is to know about the island. He gave us a super smooth flight even though the weather was not perfect - and the views were breathtaking! We sat in the back with the doors off and it was just incredible.... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive but an excellent investment. Best way to see the island. $500 got us 2.2 hour circle tour of island seeing volcanos including lava into the sea, waterfalls, valleys and whales. Our guide was excellent! Highly recommend!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough great things about Paradise Helicopter Tours. We were able to squeeze a tour in at the end of our trip. Someone from Paradise picked us up at the rental car return and then dropped us off at our terminal after the tour. Great customer service and the breathtaking views speak for themselves. Definitely a highlight of... More 

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This flight and the tour were the best of all of the activities we booked while on the island. The flight was smooth, the pilot/guide was both knowledgeable and skilled, and the scenery could not be better. We did a lot of things while on the island, but we both agreed this was the most outstanding adventure we had. Be... More 

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saskatchewan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always a fear of going on a helicopter... soo today I decided to conquer that fear. My sister and I decided to do the tour to fly over the active volcano in Hawaii and so glad we did. We were staying at Kona and drove to Hilo via the Saddle road which by the way is an awesome... More 

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