Kailua-Kona: Volcano and Kohala Landing Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Paradise Helicopters

Kailua-Kona: Volcano and Kohala Landing Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Paradise Helicopters

From US$ 888.52 per person

Take a helicopter tour over Big Island for views of Hawaii’s famous volcanoes and mountains. Top it off with a private landing in a secluded location so you can enjoy your own piece of paradise.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Discover the vivid colors and serene sounds of a hidden location in Kohala
  • See the major volcanoes and their glowing lava flows from the safety of the sky
  • Chat with your pilot and group as you witness the island and ocean below
  • Soar through the Hawaiian sky to find waterfalls, beaches, and mountains
  • Hear stories about King Kamehameha and the importance of local history
Full description

See the immense beauty of Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island. Depart from Kona International Airport for a helicopter tour over the Kona coffee district and towards Kohala. Explore the mountains with a special landing after skirting 3 towering volcanoes: Hualālai, Mauna Kea, and Mauna Loa.

Venture into the area surrounding Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to hunt out any current lava activity and see historic flows frozen in time. Sweep north to Hilo town and the lush rainforests of the east. Notice how the windward side of the island is transformed by the water caught by the mountains.

Next, disembark deep in Kohala and walk the same fertile valleys that Hawaii’s King Kamehameha the Great did as a child. Learn about local legends, culture, and diverse wildlife in an area normally only accessible by hours of hiking.

After exploring on the ground, take to the air again to view the drastic landscape change from windward to leeward, and see world-famous white-sand beaches and resorts on the route back to Kona.

  • 1.5-2 hours total flight time
  • 1-hour ground tour
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Sunglasses
    • Camera

    Know before you go

    • You'll need to go up a 3-step ladder to get in the helicopter. Please let the activity provider know in advance if you or anyone in the group need assistance while boarding.
    • Dark-colored shirts are recommended to reduce glare in photographs.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

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    Darren, the pilot, was very knowledgeable and brought us through some of the most beautiful areas, turning so people on both sides of the helicopter were able to see and get some amazing pictures. The highlight of my vacation!

    September 13, 2022

    Product ID: 425605