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Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu

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Enjoy a thrilling flight by open-door helicopter to see the very best of Oahu! With nothing to obstruct your view, you’ll soar over Oahu on a spectacular 50-minute narrated helicopter tour for an adventure of a lifetime. Feel the wind in your hair as you admire unbeatable aerial views of must-see Oahu sights including Honolulu Harbor, Hanauma Bay, the Halona Blowhole, Sandy Beach, Dole Plantation, Pearl Harbor and the USS 'Arizona' Memorial. Fly in the same helicopter as seen on television's Magnum PI.
  • Open-door helicopter tour over the island of Oahu
  • Thrilling, unobstructed views of natural sights and landmarks
  • Bird’s eye view of Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial and more
  • Tour narration from pilot, pickup and drop off from Waikiki hotels
What to Expect
Set your departure time and get picked up at yourWaikiki hotel. At the helipad, board an open-door helicopter and buckle in for unobstructed bird’s eye views. Throughout the flight your pilot will provide narration through a two-way headset. Fly high with the wind in your hair over Magic Island, Keehi Lagoon, the Aloha Tower, and Ala Moana Beach Park. Soar over natural and undeveloped Oahu to see waterfalls, mountains, valleys, the coral reef of Kaeohe Bay, and more on route to Ka'a'awa Valley. Further east, overlook a volcanic crater at Hanauma Bay, a popular snorkelling destination. Next, look down as you pass Sandy Beach, the lighthouse at Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park, and hover over the world’s largest agricultural maze. Finally, fly over the 1,000-foot (300-meter) Sacred Falls and take in panoramic views of Pearl Harbour before heading back to the helipad.
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All reviews pilot jim great pilot an amazing experience makani kai amazing flight magnum pi gave great commentary hair tie views are absolutely amazing wear warm clothes doors off flight long hair once in a lifetime light jacket sacred falls weight limit answered all of our questions
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a beautiful day for a helicopter ride! Our first (mom and teen boys) ... so glad we did it. Steve was a great pilot/tour guide. We appreciated the knowledge he shared and descriptions of all the locations along the way. Doors were off,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Themetaldawn
PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Ah, most excellent. Your coolness factor just went up a mile with your boys. I'm happy that you all enjoyed the tour and Steve's narration. Many thanks for your great rating and recommendation.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the most exillerating open door chopper ride with awesome pilot & commentator Jacob over Ohau Honolulu today 12th August before returning to NZ😁i would thorougly recommend to anyone wanting to see Ohau & its true beauty, the team at Magnum Helicopters ensure the...More

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PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks, Sue, for your enthusiastic endorsement of our adventure tour. And for your praise of "awesome pilot & commentator" Jacob. He's a pretty cool stick, eh? Mahalo for your five star rating and please visit us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent time. Sat front seat outboard. Held on to the hand strap for extra confidence but after a short while airborne you get used to the open air right beside you. The pilot Evan maneuvered us for special shots, ensuring passengers on each side...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GudzR
PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very good. I'm glad that you were able to release your grip on the handle and relaxed enough to enjoy the experience. Thanks for your comments about Evan and thank you for choosing Magnum Helicoptrers.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in two minds whether to book this trip, only reservation being that it was a big expense for the three of us and a chunk out of the holiday budget...…not a single regret! Booking was simple, and collection from very near our hotel to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Aveyron13
PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm am so happy that you decided to take the tour and wound up having a great experience. Thank you, Aveyron, for your review and recommendation.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a trained aerospace engineer and have flying experience in both fixed wing and helicopters. The actions taken by Magnum Helicopters and lack of regard for safety is shocking. I am deeply traumatized by the incident that took place and hope that they get...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry that your belt came undone Mr. Hsu. I'm not sure how that's even possible but I believe you. We are taking a closer look at this in an attempt to rectify the issue. Once in a very great while, someone inadvertently undoes their...More

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19 August 2019|
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Response from dresra | Reviewed this property |
3 can also go at once, there are single passengers as well, and they arrange the families w a number of 3 w a remaining one passenger. In our tour there was this couple w an adult daughter, and they were paired w a single... More
4 August 2019|
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Response from jbwmj | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they pick up at whatever hotel you are staying at. The time choosing feature does not work Using Tripadvisor. You can book the reservation, then call the Magnum Helicopters office (rhe office manager is... More
15 July 2019|
Response from stephena586 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it's total for the whole group. Check the website or call them. Very nice people
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