So How Much Do Helicopter Tours Cost?

So How Much Do Helicopter Tours Cost?

Helicopter Tours Hawaii

During your stay on the Islands, we encourage you to take in the incredible scenery of Hawaii from a birds-eye perspective with a Helicopter Tour!

Capture the best views of the gorgeous Hawaiian Islands with our amazing friends at Paradise Helicopters. This one-of-a-kind helicopter tour company provides unique and exciting tours, putting safety and customer service first so that you and your family can create life-long memories.

Helicopter Tours, Hawaii, Exotic Estates

When you book a Paradise Helicopter tour with Exotic Estates, you will choose from a variety of adventures where you can get up-close to the lava flows of the Big Island, embark on a rainforest adventure, circle the dramatic coastlines of the each island, or buzz through the valleys and explore  towering waterfalls.

Although this experience is a bit on the pricier side, we can guarantee you will not be disappointed with your adventure. Prices for these tours vary depending on the package you select and whether you are looking for a calming sunset tour or for a "doors-off" adventure. Paradise Helicopters has something for everyone!

Our Favorite Tours:

Valleys & Waterfall Explorer – Turtle Bay, Oahu

Helicopter Tours, Hawaii, Exotic Estates

Discover the best view of Oahu’s Kaliuwa’a (Sacred Falls) and Ko’olau Mountains on this special helicopter expedition. These two well-known areas are either closed off completely due to dangerous conditions or inaccessible by car, making this a one-of-a-kind tour to experience from above.

In addition to the waterfalls, you will also have the opportunity to fly over Pearl Harbor, Kane’ohe Bay and the well-known North Shore surf breaks, where visitors from all over the world come to watch the professional surfers take on the massive waves that hit Oahu during the winter.

Rate: $269 per person

Duration: 40 Minutes

Departs: Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu

Sights: Kaliuwa’a (Sacred Falls), Ko’olau Mountains, Kaneohe Bay, Famous North Shore surf breaks, and Pearl Harbor.

Sunset Spectacular– Turtle Bay, Oahu

Soar through the sky during Oahu’s “golden hour” and soak in the spectacular views of a North Shore Sunset. This tour is great for those looking for a romantic excursion. During this tour, you will get to experience how different lighting can bring out the island’s beauty, creating a more dramatic look to Oahu’s North Shore and Ko’olau Mountains.

Rate: $289 per person

Duration: 30 minutes

Departs: Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu

Sights: Narrated tour and Beach views

Doors-off Lava & Rainforests Adventure – Hilo, Big Island

Helicopter Tours, Hawaii, Exotic Estates

The Travel Channel was not kidding when they said, “Feel the Heat!” after this exciting tour. During this excursion, you will get to experience a doors-off Helicopter Tour to view both Kilauea Volcano and Mauna Loa Summit on the Big Island of Hawaii. This journey is known to be the hottest tour of them all, offering top-notch views of the active lava flows and open lava vents with temperatures that can reach up to 2,000 degrees. Leave those doors behind and get ready to experience unobstructed views of the Big Island’s greatest treasure!

Rate: $324 per person

Duration: 45 Minutes

Departs: Hilo Airport

Sights: Current activity at Kilauea Volcano, Waterfalls of North Hilo, Tropical Rainforests of Puna, Beach

Tours for Adventure Seakers:

Lava Adventure & Waterfall Swim – Hilo, Big IslandHelicopter Tours, Hawaii, Exotic Estates

Fly over Kilauea, the most active volcano on earth and soak in the lush surroundings of Hawaii’s tropical rainforest. This tour takes you on a journey to view the volcano and Big Island’s tropical rainforest—all on the same day! After your flight, experience a guided ground exploration with private access to three of Hilo’s most beautiful waterfalls, where you can swim or kayak near a 120-foot private waterfall.

Rate: $497 per person

Duration: 3 hours 10 minutes

Departs: Hilo Airport, Big Island

Sights: Current Activity at Kilauea Volcano, Tropical Rainforests of Puna, Waterfalls of North Hilo, Exclusive access to a 1,000 acre Tropical Fruit Farm, Sample seasonal fruit and fresh macadamia nuts at a private gazebo overlooking the world-famous Rainbow Falls, Enjoy a locally made lunch, Swim, Kayak, and/or Paddle under a 120-foot private waterfall.

Air Zip & Dip Adventure – Kona, Big Island

Helicopter Tours, Hawaii, Exotic Estates

This amazing excursion combines two great adventures into one awesome trip. On this tour, you can soar over three of Hawai’i’s towering volcanoes and zip through the trees in the gorgeous North Kohala on the thrilling zip line canopy tour. After completing the helicopter tour and zip line adventure, you will get to enjoy some time at the historic town of Hawi to browse shops and enjoy some lunch before heading back to the airport.

Rate: $874 per person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Kona Airport, Big Island

Sights: Visit Kona’s famous coffee district, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Hunt for red hot lava around Kilauea, Rugged coastlines and beautiful beaches, Zipline adventure, Tour the Rainforest, and visit Pastoral Fields and Ranches.

Volcano by Air & Land – Kona, Big Island

Helicopter Tours, Hawaii, Exotic Estates

During this incredible expedition, you will get the opportunity to explore the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park area in flight and on foot—including sinking your toes into the unique black sandy shores and enjoying a cup of coffee from a local coffee shop.

Rate: $779 per person

Duration: 11 hours

Departs: Kona Airport, Big Island

Features: Hike, Food, Coffee, Landing

Sights: Hualalai, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa & Kilauea Volcanoes by air, Experience a Black Sand Beach, Local Ranch & Farm Visit, Native Hawaiian Rainforest Stroll, Private Gazebo View of Rainbow Falls, Kohala Valleys & Waterfalls by air.

Off-Island Tours

Circle Island Experience – Lanai

On this excursion, you will get to fly around the entire island of Lanai.  During this thirty-minute air tour, you will get the opportunity to learn about the history and beauty of Lanai, as well as gain a better understanding of Hawaiian culture. As you soar through the air, you will see Manele Bay, Kanepu’u dryland forests preserve, Keahiakawelo (the “Garden of the Gods”) and Polihua.

Rate: $1,345 per person

Duration: 30 minutes

Departs: Lanai Airport

Sights: Rugged Western Coastline, Secluded White Sand Beaches, Fascinating Reefs, Lanai’s Beautiful Northeastern Coast, and Ship Wrecks just off Lanai’s coast.


For more information on booking a tour with Paradise Helicopters contact your Villa Specialist at 888-628-4896. 

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