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.
Our One Day Combo Tour offers a 45-minute tour aboard a helicopter where you’ll soar over areas experiencing the most recent volcanic activity.*
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!
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*Volcanic activity changes hourly, viewing of lava is not
guaranteed due to external factors outside our control.
To meet aviation security requirements, guest’s name and birth date provided when booking reservations must exactly match the name and birth date on government-issued photo ID and/or passport for airline check-in.
Passengers must clear TSA at the Honolulu Airport, so please bring a passport or valid ID.
Guests are advised to not bring large or heavy bags on the flight.
All passengers will be weighed during check-in at the heliport, in compliance with FAA requirements which ensures the accurate aircraft weight and balance. Passengers over 250 pounds will be allotted two seats and will be responsible for the additional cost of 50% for a second seat.
For best picture-taking and views during the helicopter ride, wear darker colors to reduce window reflection.
This tour picks up from Waikiki area hotels at approximately 3:30 AM and returns at approximately 6:30 PM. Flight schedules change frequently. Please phone our Oahu office at 1-800-622-1780 or 808-833-3000 to confirm pick up time and place. PolyAd is not responsible for flight delays beyond our control.
Depart: 3:30 AM Return: 6:30 PM
Flight Safety is Our Top Priority
In the event inclement weather requires cancellation of the helicopter tour, guests will be refunded for the helicopter tour portion.
If guests prefer to discontinue participation in their land tour and remain at the helicopter provider’s base to stand by for a possible helicopter tour departure later in the day, no refund will be available for that portion of tour. If guests wish to return to Honolulu earlier than their scheduled flight, a refund of helicopter portion (only) will be provided, and additional taxi, airline change fees, or other expenses will be the responsibility of the guest.
Pick up Information
This tour picks up from Waikiki area hotels at approximately 3:30 am and returns at approximately 6:30 pm. Flight schedules change frequently. Please phone our Oahu office at 1-800-622-1780 or 808-833-3000 to confirm pick up time and place. PolyAd is not responsible for flight delays beyond our control.
This tour arrives in Kona and departs from the Hilo side of the Big Island and Hilo Airport.
In order to be in compliance with FAA regulations we require the full names of all persons on tour with air transportation. International visitors must have a valid passport to fly interisland on these tours and all U.S. citizens must have a current government ID. This name must be exactly as it appears on your valid, government-issued photo identification. Air carriers will deny boarding if the passenger name, as shown does not match name on air ticket. If passenger is denied boarding due to non-compliance with this requirement there will be no refund.
There is a NO CANCELLATION & NO REFUND on all Neighbor Island Day Trips. No name or date changes will be honored once booking is confirmed.
Terms & Conditions
Terms and conditions: Tax and gratuity not included. Neighbor Island Day Trips to Oahu are taxed at 4.712%; Neighbor Island Day Trips to the Big Island of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui are taxed 4.166%. Tour prices and features are seasonal, time permitting and subject to change without notice. Polynesian Adventure Tours, LLC will not be liable for any injury, loss, damage, or accident to person or property of any individual on the tour from any cause beyond its control. H2K BLUE – we do not guarantee viewing of lava due to external factors outside our control. Covered, walking shoes are recommended. This tour is not recommended for people with asthma or respiratory conditions that may be exacerbated due to exposure to volcanic fumes. PUC #974C | Helicopter Tour: Passengers over 250 lbs. will be allotted two seats and will be charged 50% for a second seat. Per FAA requirements, passengers that are 2 years of age are required to have their own seat. People who have gone scuba diving must wait 24 hours before going on this tour. All passengers will be weighed during check-in at the heliport, in compliance with FAA requirements which ensure the accuracy of passenger body weights and aircraft weight and balance. Flight times and routes are subject to change due to weather, maintenance and passenger counts. In the event of helicopter tour cancellation due to inclement weather, guests will be accommodated as described in “Flight safety is our top priority” section above. Mobile tablet devices are not allowed as they may impede the view of others. Go-Pros are welcomed on board as hand-held devices (no accessories/attachment handles).