Volcano Helicopter Tour from Oahu to Hilo (Airfare Included)

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5:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Volcano Sightseeing Adventure & Hawai‘i Island Helicopter Tour

Fly From Oahu To Hilo - Airfare Included!

Fly from Oahu to Hilo, on this Hawai‘i Island Helicopter Tour and discover the source of Hawaii Island’s creation at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park! Explore cascading waterfalls, craters, and the tsunami-stricken city of Hilo on this comprehensive volcano adventure tour. Bear witness to the 2018 eruption that drastically altered the island’s landscape. Peer into the depths of Halemaumau Crater which has remarkably doubled in size and watch steam clouds form as ground water seeps onto hot volcanic rock at the famous Steam Vents.

Enjoy an included picnic lunch. Marvel at a spectacular Rainbow Falls. Gaze at sweeping coastal views at Kealakomo Overlook where older lava flows melted into the ocean. Drive down scenic Chain of Craters Road.

Tour Highlights:
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    • Halema’uma’u Crater – remarkably changed since the June 2018 eruption
    • Kilauea Visitor Center – park updates & educational displays
    • Steam Vents – ground water seeps down to hot volcanic rocks forming steam clouds
    • Kilauea Iki Overlook – smaller pit crater next to main Kilauea caldera
    • Chain of Craters Road – scenic drive; sections covered by lava in 2018 Kilauea eruption
    • Kealakomo Overlook – sweeping coastal views, expansive view of lava fields
  • Rainbow Falls – waterfall cascades to a pool below, rainbows magically form in the mist
  • Hilo Town – Including Banyan Drive, Richardson’s Black Sand Beach & Liliuokalani Gardens
  • Return from Hilo, Hawaii to Oahu

Departure & Return Location

Please note there are no hotel transfers for this tour. Please proceed to the Hawaiian Airlines ticket counter to check in for your flight to Hilo.  Please check-in 90 minutes before your flight at the Honolulu Airport (Hawaiian Airlines counter). Approximate return from Hilo is 9:00 PM. Flight schedules change frequently so please phone our Call Center office at 808-833-3000 to confirm the time and place of check in or pick up. Please follow the instructions on your confirmation for where to meet your Polynesian Adventure tour.  


Depart: 5:30 AM    Return: 9:00 PM
Please Note: Flight times are subject to change

Price Includes

  • Round-Trip Interisland Airfare
  • 45 Minute Helicopter Tour
  • Expert, Live Narration
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at the Hilo Airport
  • Lunch

Additional Info

Important Flight Information:

To meet aviation security requirements, guest’s name, birth date and gender is required when booking reservations along with weight and height for the helicopter tour. Names 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 government-issued photo ID.

Cancellation Policy:

120 HOURS NOTICE OF CANCELLATION, prior to airport meeting time for 1 Day tours is required for a full refund; no-shows will incur a full charge. Fees assessed by the airline for name or date changes and any overage fees will be the responsibility of the guest.

In the event the helicopter tour must be cancelled for any reason, guests will be refunded for the helicopter tour and welcomed on an extended sightseeing land tour which includes a drive through Hilo town and a stop at Rainbow Falls. If guests wish to return to Honolulu earlier than their scheduled flight and/or decide not to continue on the land tour, a refund of helicopter portion (only) will be provided and additional taxi, airline change fees, or other other expenses will be the responsibility of the guest. 

Helicopter Terms & Conditions:

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 260 pounds will be allotted two seats and will be responsible for the additional cost of 50% for a second seat. Guests are advised to not bring large or heavy bags on the flight. For best picture-taking and views during the helicopter ride, wear darker colors to reduce window reflection.