Kona Volcano Deluxe Helicopter Ride
BIG ISLAND Activities - Experience 1 hour and 45 minutes as you explore the best the Big Island has to offer! You'll fly over the fiery lava vents of the Big Island's active volcano, Kilauea while experiencing the intensity of the live volcanic landscape, which will surely take your breath away. This is just one of the unique sights you'll find on an island boasting 11 out of 13 climate zones present on Earth. Let the Whisper Star Black Beauties whisk you through the hidden tropical valleys of the Kohala mountains, alive with dozens of roaring waterfalls, and lift you above the beautiful rainforest of the Hamakua coast.
You'll fly the Whisper-Star Helicopter, the ultimate in sightseeing helicopters, featuring more interior room, more visibility with added plexiglass and elevated rear seats.You'll experience the superb quiet and ultra smooth most advanced technological sightseeing helicopter ever!
*Sites and features are Captain's discretion and cannot be guaranteed, as they are dependent on weather and other factors. A different flight pattern may be necessary in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable flight.
Choose between open or first class seating:
WhisperSTAR First Class Seating: The three front seat configuration is replaced with two front seats. Passengers enjoy “First Class” seating next to pilot, with extra arm and leg room. Maximum combined weight for two passengers: 490 lbs.
WhisperSTAR Open Seating: Up to six-passengers, seat assignment determined by weight and balance.
Pick up available from most Waikoloa Resorts. Pick up from Kona available daily for the 11:30 AM flight, from the King Kamehameha Hotel.
A DVD of your actual flight narrated and orchestrated by your pilot with our exclusive state-of-the-art system is available for $49.95.
Fly EARLY BIRD and SAVE! Open Seats Reg: $375 Your Price: $350
First Class (FRONT SEATS) Reg. $450 Your Price $420 (Rates good before 8AM or after 4PM daily)
Fly ANYTIME after 7:30 AM or BEFORE 4:00 PM and SAVE! Open Seats Reg: $450 Your Price $420
First Class (FRONT SEATS) Reg. $525 Your price: $495
(Prices plus FUEL SURCHARGE OF $110)
IMPORTANT RULES, CONDITIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HELICOPTER FLIGHTS:
1- Weight & Size Guidelines: Helicopter weight and balance changes with every flight because of passenger weight, pilot weight and length of flight (fuel weight). It is important that you provide accurate body weight for every passenger. FAA regulations require all passengers and their carry-on items to be weighed at time of check-in. If a standard airline seat belt is too small or you weigh over 240 pounds you may be required to purchase a comfort seat on most flights (please call our Concierge line at 800-350-3849 to check for other options).
2- Scuba Diving: No scuba diving 24 hours prior to helicopter tour departure time.
3- Children: A child 23 months or younger may fly at no charge and must sit on adult’s lap. Please provide child’s weight at time of booking. Children 2 yrs. and older must occupy a seat with seat belt on and are charged full fare.
4- Routes & Flight Time: Helicopter: Companies cannot guarantee any specific routes or sights, which may vary due to weather. Flight times are estimates and may vary a few minutes.
5- Photography: Bring lots of film!! Don't forget to check for batteries and memory space!!!
6- What to wear: Wear a dark colored shirt to reduce glare on the plexiglass windows.
Cancellations must be made by calling our concierge lines at 808-214-9283. We will not accept cancellations via email, voicemail, fax or chatline. You must call at least 48 hours before the event for credit or refund to be applied. Some activities require a longer notice or will not allow cancellations once booking is made (each tour description will show exceptions to the 48 hour rule if applicable). Activities are 100% refunded in the event of your tour being canceled by the Activity Provider for any reason, such as weather, mechanical, etc. Ohana Fun! Hawaii will make every effort to get approval from an activity provider but cannot guarantee a refund until such approval is granted. If you have any questions regarding a specific activity refund policy please call our concierge lines at 1-808-214-9283 prior to making your booking.