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Circle of Fire and Waterfalls Helicopter Tour from Hilo

Highlights
  • See Kilauea and Mauna Loa safely from up in the air during a helicopter tour
  • Hear informative commentary clearly from provided headsets
  • All fees are included in this tour price, so there’s no last-minute surprises 
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Circle of Fire and Waterfalls Helicopter Tour from Hilo
From US$259,00
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A-Star Afternoon Departures
Tour the most geologically active environment on earth, with emphasis on the most current areas of volcanic activity and black sand beaches, from the comfort and safety of our A-Star Helicopter.
From US$259,00
A-Star Morning Departures
Tour the most geologically active environment on earth, with emphasis on the most current areas of volcanic activity and black sand beaches, from the comfort and safety of our A-Star Helicopter.
From US$259,00
ECO Morning Departures
Tour the most geologically active environment on earth, with emphasis on the most current areas of volcanic activity and black sand beaches, from the comfort and safety of our Eco-Star Helicopter.
From US$309,00
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Overview

Fly above Hawaii’s active volcanoes, black sand beaches, and waterfalls on this helicopter tour from Hilo. Spot Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes, Halemaumau Crater, and other sights within the island’s national park. Choose from two state-of-the-art helicopters that prioritize your safety, comfort, and view of the scenery. With a morning or afternoon flight, and helicopter choice, this tour can suit your needs and budget.

What to Expect

For this Hawaii Volcanoes National Park helicopter tour make your own way to the Hilo Heliport. Once you’re there, board the helicopter type you picked at checkout—either an ECO-Star or A-Star.

The ECO-Star offers a spacious interior, more than 60 square feet of viewing glass and theater-style back row seating for a better view. The A-Star features bench-style seating and 50 square feet of viewing glass. Both are flown by Blue Hawaiian's pilots and maintained by Blue Hawaiian's technicians.

Put on headphones for commentary as you go, and take flight. You’ll soar high above Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to see the active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa. Catch sight of Hawaiian waterfalls, Halemaumau Crater, and the Hamakua Coast, too.

At the end of this Hawaii helicopter flight, land back at the heliport, where you can decide what to do next during your stay in the Aloha State.

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Reviewed yesterday
Great flight great views

We had a safe and relaxing flight to see nature in action. Our pilot demonstrated his commitment to our safety and our enjoyment throughout the flight. He worked hard around VOG and clouds to get as the best views of the erupting volcano and later...More

Thank Valdis B
Reviewed 2 days ago
Flowing lava....

Blue Hawaiian is a top notch operation. Online registration and local check-in were efficient. Staff was knowledgeable and engaging with our group of six. The flight itself was amazing. Fissure 8 was spewing about 26,000 gallons per second and the river of lava was glowing...More

Thank Divehpu
Reviewed 1 week ago
A volcanic panorama

It's a fantastic activity and a must do. The pilot was super - took pains to brave the weather, safely, to show lava flows and then the coastline and the waterfall-side landing for a break was absolutely fabulous. Completely worth the time and money. The...More

Thank Orbiter007
BlueCEO, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Waikoloa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your feedback, I'm glad it was a fantastic experience for you!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Absolutely amazing!

This was an amazing tour with our pilot Scott! He provided great views of the volcano and was very knowledgeable of the impact of current eruptions. I was initially concerned about nausea issues but the flight was super smooth. Don't miss this opportunity!

1  Thank Mvan598
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome tour with Kory!

Family of four just had an awesome tour with our guide and pilot Kory on June 9th. We were able to see the lava spewing and lava flow from the volcano. The water is beautiful! Also saw amazing waterfalls near Hilo. Everyone is very nice...More

1  Thank Dance1973
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lisad1502018
2 June 2018|
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Are the helicopter tours still going? And can i ask about times for the tour? so I can schedule my flights from honolulu.
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