Paradise Helicopters Overview
As on of Hawaii’s premier helicopter tour companies, Paradise Helicopters specializes in unparalleled, unique, fun and eco-sustainable air tours in style and comfort.Departing from Kona, Hilo and Waimea, enjoy the ultimate 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 also provides doors-off experiences and exclusive charter experiences 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.
With some of the best pilots in the business, including several former ‘Marine One’ presidential helicopter pilots in their employ, Paradise Helicopters provides the very best aerial tour experiences. Knowledgeable in the geology of the Big Island, and Hawaiian history and culture these pilots have the know-how for a one-of-a-kind ride with “Aloha”. Founded in 1999 by former United States Marine Corps helicopter pilot, Calvin Dorn, and locally-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 availability and offerings are subject to change.
Hilo: Lava and Rainforests Adventure
Highlights Kilauea Volcano, the rainforests throughout Puna, and the beautiful waterfalls north of Hilo.
Kona: Kohala Coast & Waterfalls
Fly through the Kohala Valleys and see breathtaking waterfalls and sheer cliffs, enjoy views of black and white sand beaches & coastline along the way.
Kona: Kohala Coast Waterfalls & Remote Hike
Fly through the Kohala Valleys and see breathtaking waterfalls and sheer cliffs, enjoy a landing and half mile hike through a guava forest along the way.
Kona: Circle Island Experience
Encompasses the entire Big Island, all five volcanoes, deep rural valleys, multi-colored beaches, volcanic activity, and much more.
Kona: Experience Hawaii
Spans the Big Island’s volcanoes, staggering valley walls, colorful coastlines, and incomparable Kohala Valleys.
Kona: 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
Kona: Volcano Kohala Landing
Views and landing in Kohala followed by flying over Kona coffee country, and Volcanoes National Park.
Waimea: Doors Off Kohala Valleys & Waterfalls
Fly through the Kohala Valleys and see breathtaking waterfalls and historic sites on this doors off adventure.
Waimea: Doors Off Kohala Waterfalls & Hike
Fly through the Kohala Valleys and see breathtaking waterfalls and historic sites on this doors off adventure, enjoy a landing and half mile hike through a guava forest along the way.
Hilo International Airport
2450 Kekuanaoa St
Hilo, HI 96720
Kona International Airport
73-341 Uu St
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Waimea-Kohala Airport Road
Waimea, HI 96743