From Kapolei: Doors-Off Legends of West Oahu Helicopter Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 30 minutes
per group up to 20
per group up to 20
Covering the island of O‘ahu from above, this is the only full circle tour of O‘ahu by helicopter. You'll see incredible aerial views, starting with a glimpse of history as you fly over Pearl Harbor, WWII Arizona Memorial, and Battleship Missouri. Next, soar above the bustling Honolulu harbor, beautiful Waikīkī, and the iconic Diamond Head Crater. Heading further east, you’ll overfly Koko Head Crater and Hanauma Bay before seeing Sandy Beach and Makapu‘u Lighthouse. Heading north, you will come across the fantastic coral formations of Kāne‘ohe Bay, Mokoli‘i (Chinaman’s Hat) and take a peek into “Jurassic Park” — or, as it has been known locally for hundreds of years, Ka‘a‘awa Valley. The thousand-foot cascade of Kaliuwa‘a (Sacred Falls) is a stunning view and is accessible only by air. Then you’ll see the Polynesian Cultural Center, Turtle Bay Resort and world famous surfing spots of the...
Get acquainted with Hawaii's unique culture on this tour. How did Hawaii's demi-God, Maui, use his hook? Where did the Goddess of Fire, Pele, live on the islands? Over the course of your 30-minute scenic flight tour, your pilot guide will regale you with myths of Hawaii's deities as you view this fabled island from above. Tour central O‘ahu where you will see the lush mountainous rainforest, take in the beauty of the North Shore, and fly over Wai‘anae. From your vantage point, you will have a unique opportunity to see with your own eyes how the ‘āina (land) is inextricably linked to Hawaii's akua (gods). This is a great flight for kids or anyone interested in learning how the geographical features of the Hawaiian island form the culture and legends of Hawaii's gods and demi-gods.
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The helicopter only sits 6 so the experience felt like a personal tour, also the pilot is so knowledgeable, friendly and easy to talk to