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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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All reviews pilot jim great pilot long hair makani kai amazing flight an amazing experience gave great commentary hair tie views are absolutely amazing wear warm clothes doors off flight magnum pi once in a lifetime wrist strap light jacket min flight sacred falls
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Reviewed 15 July 2019 via mobile

Be honest... this is a lot of money to spend on an hour, so it should be worth it. That is most definitely the case for Magnum helicopters. Picked us up at our hotel in a very nice shuttle bus. Easy ride to their airport...More

1  Thank mattbH8671TF
dfroning, General Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2019

Thank you very much! We know this is a lot of money for most people, so we do our best to make it worth it. I'm happy you had a great experience!

Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

This was a great experience! I surprised my boyfriend :) this is must do in oahu. Loved it! Thank you

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 171brankan
dfroning, General Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

You're welcome! What a great surprise! Most people don't get to see the island this way. Glad you liked it.

Reviewed 14 July 2019

We booked the doors off tour over Oahu with Magnum helicopters and we didn't regret it. From booking to being picked up from our hotel to the actual flight, each process is flawless. The pilot we had was Nathan and Geoff and they were both...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 42dominiqueb
dfroning, General Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

Thank you! We appreciate the review. So glad Nathan and Jeff (Geoff) delivered. I'll bet your daughter will love telling the story of her ride to her friends!

Reviewed 9 July 2019

This is the way to see Oahu from the air. We booked a flight while vacationing and enjoyed every minute. Got to see Diamond Head, MArine base, Pearl Harbor from the air including Bowfin, Missouri, and Arizona. Pilot was ecellant with explaining where we were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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dfroning, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

Thank you for the recommendation, Jacksm3! I'm glad our pilot was able to show you all Oahu has to offer. I'll let the staff know to keep up the good work.

Reviewed 7 July 2019

We definitely loved it! Breathtaking views over the beaches, mountains, waterfalls; also over Pearl Harbour! Although I was scared (more than 🙈) a little bit, our pilot Jeff was so fun to calm me down 😂 So, if you like the tour, pls call him...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank dresra
dfroning, Manager at Magnum Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

Thank you, Dresra! We wish Jeff flew for us more than just once a week. :)

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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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