Paradise Helicopters

Big Island Guide Travel Guide

As Hawaii’s premier helicopter tour company, Paradise Helicopters specializes in unparalleled, unique, fun and eco-sustainable air tours in style and comfort.

Departing from Kona and Hilo, enjoy a doors-off helicopter experience, immersing passengers in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the Big Island: volcanic fields of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, stunning 2,000-foot waterfalls along the Hamakua Coast, black and green sand beaches, craggy ocean cliffs, and gorgeous, dense tropical rainforests.

In addition to the standard aerial tours, Paradise Helicopters provide affordable charters transporting you and your party across the beautiful skies of the Big Island, even offering private and public remote landings for incredible access to some of the most exclusive vantage points in all of Hawaii.

Company Description
With former ‘Marine One’ helicopter, presidential pilots in their employ, Paradise Helicopters provides the very best aerial tour experience money can buy. Knowledgeable in Hawaiian geology, history and culture these pilots have the know-how for a one-of-a-kind ride with “Aloha”. Founded in 1999 and Hawaiian-owned and operated, Paradise Helicopters retains valuable relationships with private landowners, allowing unprecedented access to lava, rainbows, and waterfalls throughout the remote reaches of the Big Island.

Tour Descriptions

Tour information subject to change.

Doors-off Lava and Rainforests Adventure
Explores Kilauea Volcano, Puna rainforests, and waterfalls near Hilo with an uninhibited view.
Departs from Hilo
$324 per person

Lava and Rainforests Adventure
Highlights Kilauea, the rainforests throughout Puna, and the beautiful waterfalls north of Hilo.
Departs from Hilo
$274 per person

Circle Island Experience
Encompasses the entire Big Island, all five volcanoes, deep rural valleys, multi-colored beaches, volcanic activity, and much more.
Departs from Kona
$599 per person

Experience Hawaii
Spans the Big Island’s volcanoes, staggering valley walls, colorful coastlines, and incomparable Kohala Valleys.
Departs from Kona
$559 per person

Kona: Volcano by Air and Land
Explores Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from the air and on-foot.
Departs from Kona
$779 per person

Volcano Kohala Landing
Views of Kohala, Kona coffee country, and the Kilauea crater.
Departs from Kona
$659 per person

Hilo: Volcano by Air and Land
Takes visitors to the volcanic activity in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park both above ground and upon it.
Departs from Hilo
$504 per person

Volcano Eco Landing
Partnering with Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods, visit all five Big Island volcanoes, black and white sand beaches, waterfalls,
deep rural valleys, and a koa tree forest.
Departs from Kona
$748 per person

Air Zip and Dip Adventure
Partnering with Hawaii Forest and Trail combine aerial views of volcanoes, colorful beaches, and rural mountain regions with a zipline adventure in north Kohala.
Departs from Kona
$874 per person

Lava Adventure and Waterfall Swim
Partnering with Hawaii Forest and Trail, this adventure showcases Kilauea, tropical rainforests, colorful beaches, and exclusive access to a 1,000-acre fruit farm and waterfall swim adventure.
Departs from Hilo
$497 per person

Waterfall Heli-Trek
Partnering with Hawaii Forest and Trail, this combination of a tour shows you the sweeping waterfalls north of Hilo and a boots-on-the-ground experience bringing you up-close to the towering valley walls overlooking them.
Departs from Kona
$791 per person

Family Helicopter Ride and Zipline
Partnering with Botanical World Adventures for an incredible combination of aerial views of the volcanoes and rainforests as well as a zipline adventure in north Kohala.
Departs from Kona
$764 per person

Big Island Expedition
Overlooks colorful beaches, dense rainforests, glowing volcanoes, and rugged coastlines as well as a Hilo adventure through the historic downtown area.
Departs from Kona
$599 per person

Sunset Experience
A sunset expedition along the Kona and Kohala coasts, Mauna Loa, the glowing lava at Halema’uma’u Crater, and the colorful beaches of Ka’u.
Departs from Kona
$639 per person

Hilo International Airport
2450 Kekuanaoa St
Hilo, HI 96720

Kona International Airport
73-341 Uu St
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

(808) 969-7392

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