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Oahu Magnum Experience Helicopter Tour

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    What to Expect
    Your tour begins at the Turtle Bay Resort on the island’s famous North Shore, where you’ll receive a safety briefing and prepare to board the 4-passenger, MD500 helicopter. The chopper is a replica of the one flown by T.C. in the television series Magnum P.I.—a crime drama from the 1980s that was set right here on Oahu.

    Over the course of the tour, imagine yourself hunting down clues and leads like Tom Selleck in the show, and soar high above sandy Sunset Beach and the surfers at Waimea Bay. Looking down on the central valley, take photos of the famous Dole Plantation and its enormous pineapple maze, before flying directly above Pearl Harbor and the USS Missouri. You’ll buzz the shoreline of Waikiki like the opening scene of the show, and see the 1,000-foot (305-meter) Sacred Falls as it splashes its way down the mountains.

    Finally, no flight based on Magnum P.I. would be complete without viewing the Robin’s Nest, a vast oceanfront estate that was the property of Robin Masters.

    Optional upgrades are available as follows:

    Doors off: Experience the added rush of adrenaline when the helicopter doors are removed.

    Landing: Make a scenic landing in the Ko’olau Mountains above the Kualoa Ranch, where you can take photos of the scenery and views looking out from the ridge.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Turtle Bay Resort
    Departure Time
    Check-in: 30 minutes prior to flight
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Two-way headset communication with your pilot
    • Live commentary on board
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own caregiver
    • Capacity Surcharge: All guests weighing between 265 and 315 lbs will be assessed a Capacity Surcharge of $25. The guest will be guaranteed a window seat.
    • Guests weighing above 315 lbs. at check-in will be charged for an extra seat for weight and balance purposes. The rate of the extra seat will be determined by the specific tour that they are booked on. This cost is calculated by adding an additional seat to the one that has already been purchased.
    • All pilots and aircraft are FAA-certified
    • Helicopter holds four passengers; larger groups may be separated
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 August 2019

    Our Pilot was great, super friendly, and very helpful at pointing out what we were seeing below. The flight and the extra landing that we had were so worth it. Having the doors off is the way to do this experience. You can see so...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank LightPacker653554
    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    So I read all of the traveler reviews and based on what was recommended I decided it was a good idea to do the flight with the doors off. I was seated in the front, by the non existent door and although I'm not afraid...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Rina M
    Reviewed 10 April 2019 via mobile

    The experience was fenominal, what a wonderful,and fun ride. I would highly recommend this to anyone,and everyone!!!!!!!

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Billy R
    Reviewed 18 March 2019

    Our pilot, Kia, and the support staff made our hour long helicopter tour of the island of Oahu a highlight of our trip! My parents (ages 81 and 77) had never been on helicopter before and preferred a door on experience (if photography is important...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Alaskalover2006
    Reviewed 18 March 2019 via mobile

    Our pilot Kaiylani “Kia” made our one hour tour extra special. He gave us so many special details about the island and up close views of everything. On the same trip we booked a tour with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and our trip with Paradise Helicopters...More

    Thank KerriMelissa2011
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    Jan S
    21 September 2019|
    Response from Billy R | Reviewed this property |
    I went on my helicopter tour same day as I booked it!!!
    Kimberly C
    8 June 2019|
    Response from Alaskalover2006 | Reviewed this property |
    The tour we went on was for Oahu so it did not fly over the volcano. Your need to check their flights on the Big Island.
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