Fly from Oahu to Kona for a Neighbor Island Day Trip where you’ll see recent volcanic activity and cascading waterfalls during an exciting helicopter tour. Our expert driver-guide will show you the best of the Big Island during a remarkable sightseeing tour.
After you are picked up from your Waikiki hotel, depart at 5am for a 50 to 55-minute tour aboard a helicopter. Soar over areas, experiencing the most recent volcanic activities, and you can view the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. On the scenic, historical and cultural land tour, you’ll enjoy live narration by your expert driver guide. The recently updated itinerary includes a visit to Royal Kona Coffee’s headquarters, Punalu‘u black sand beach, and lunch at the newly renovated Queen’s Court Restaurant in the historic Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. Enjoy views of Hilo Bay and Mauna Kea.See it all from the air and land on this exciting tour! You'll return to your original departure point by 9pm. **Due to the recent and evolving volcanic activity on the Big Island of Hawaii, the itinerary is subject to change without notice effective May 1, 2018 until further notice. Guest safety is our main concern and changes to these itineraries may be necessitated. **Current itinerary as of September 1, 2018: Fly from Oahu to Kona, HawaiiRoyal Kona Coffee Mill & MuseumMauna Loa Volcano (seen in the distance)Punalu‘u Black Sand BeachHawaii Volcanoes National Park (drive-by)Lili‘uokalani Botanical Garden (drive-by)Lunch at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel (on own)Helicopter Tour • 2:00 / 2:30 PM departure • Aerial views of volcano area • See areas w/ most recent volcanic activity* • Cascading waterfalls • Largest rainforest in the states *In the event Blue Hawaiian Helicopters cancels the helicopter tour for any reason, guests will be refunded for the helicopter tour and will be welcomed on an extended sightseeing land tour. Volcanic activity changes hourly, viewing of lava is not guaranteed due to external factors outside our control.