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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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Important Information
Departure Point
Magnum Helicopters, 130 Iolana Pl, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
We also pick up from:
Pier 10/11, Aloha Tower Drive
Duty Free Shop, Royal Hawaiian Ave.
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by open-door helicopter
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local taxes
  • Complimentary DVD
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Open Seating passengers weighing more than 250 pounds (113 kg) will be charged an additional fee. Open seating passengers exceeding 300 pounds (136 kg) will be charged for an additional seat. Both fees are payable directly to the supplier on the day of the tour.
  • An individual First Class passenger’s weight must not exceed 180 pounds (81 kg). The combined weight of two First Class passengers must not exceed 345 pounds (156 kg)
  • Please advise at time of booking if transportation is needed. Hotel pick-up and drop-off is offered from select hotels.
  • To allow maximum flexibility in your schedule, you are not required to choose a specific flight time when booking. You may choose your desired flight time upon reconfirmation. Please note that flight times are on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Please Note: The First Class option is eligible for groups of 2 only. If there are more than 2 adults in the party, a separate reservation must be made for the remaining members of the party.
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A dream come true... worth every penny!! OPEN DOOR is the best!! The whole experience was great! Every person was helpful and friendly!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Explorer796915
PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks, Explorer, for your review and rating. We agree: Open Door is the best. Thanks for joining our legion of fans.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to everyone at magnum helicopters Oahu for one of our best helicopter trips. Everyone was so helpful and friendly and our pilot did a first class job with the flight and information along the way. Being aussies on holiday, we try all chopper flights...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michael F
PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo for the thumbs up, mate. 'Glad our crew was helpful and friendly...it makes a difference. Please do come back to us one day and we'll do it again. Cheers.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I honestly was a little nervous for this but Margot was a great pilot! Had an amazing time flying over the island but unfortunately we weren’t able to see the sacred falls due to weather. You can bring one device per person however it needs...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bethany D
PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm happy that you overcame those jitters and took the plunge, Bethany. If you have a notion, please share your favorite image with us on our Facebook age. Thank you for writing.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot express how outstanding this experience was for me. So many elements to cover. You will get simply the best breathtaking views of Honolulu and the majority of Oahu. You will get the best photos of your entire stay. You get an exciting helicopter...More

Date of experience: August 2019
4  Thank prw05
PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, what a review. We could use a good marketing guy around here and your words make you an excellent candidate. Seriously, I'm thrilled that you and your wife had such a great time. If you have an inkling, please share your favorite image(s) on...More

Reviewed 5 weeks 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
1  Thank Themetaldawn
PJOReilley, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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.

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19 August 2019|
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Response from tmc808 | Reviewed this property |
4 people plus the pilot can fit in the helicopter
4 August 2019|
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Response from sjrr55 | Reviewed this property |
I know they make stops at several Waikiki hotels and when you call, they will give you all the time slots available for the day you need. They are very accommodating and the friendliest people!
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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