A trip to the Big Island of Hawaii isn't complete without taking in the awesome power of Kilauea, possibly the most active volcano on earth. There's no better way to experience this live volcanic landscape than from high in the sky aboard a comfortable helicopter.
The intensity of Kilauea's fiery lava vents and volcanic landscape is sure to be a site you'll never forget. But, the Big Island offers much more than just volcanic landscapes. In fact, it is one of the most diverse environments on earth, boasting 11 of the planet's 13 climate zones.
You'll fly high above the tropical valleys of the Kohala mountains, filled with dozens of waterfalls. Take in mesmerizing views of the lush rainforests lining the Hamakua coast.
Experience the diversity and sheer awesomeness of the Big Island!
About the Whisper Star Helicopter - The ultimate in sightseeing helicopters, the Whisper Star offers exceptional interior room for up to 6 passengers, and has added plexiglass and elevated rear seats to enhance the view.
Daily - Sunrise to Sunset
*Pending pilot availability
Due to CDC guidelines, all interisland and trans-pacific travelers must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result when checking in for helicopter tour.
For this experience, our experience provider has been taking extra measures to help prevent any potential spread of COVID-19. These measures include following the CDC guidelines by requiring all guests and pilots to wear a mask and remain 6 feet apart throughout the entire experience. Our partners have increased the frequency of disinfecting surfaces and high traffic areas and hand sanitizer will be provided to all guests. Additionally, the aircraft including seats, seatbelts, head sets and interior will be sanitized after each flight.
Upon check in, all guests will be required to sign a COVID-19 declaration form indicating that you have no symptoms and be subject to a no touch temperature check. Any guests or employees with a temperature over 100.4 degrees will be asked to reschedule their experience. Due to CDC guidelines, all interisland and trans-pacific travelers must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result when checking in for helicopter tour. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.
Helicopter weight and balance changes with every flight because of passenger weight, pilot weight and length of flight (fuel weight). It is important that the experience provider has the accurate body weight from 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 the FX STAR helicopter.
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