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Big Island Circle of Fire Helicopter Flight from Hilo

Enjoy a spectacular helicopter flight most geologically active environment on earth - the famous Kilauea volcano, which has been continuously erupting since 1983!

Experience a bird's-eye view of the Big Island's diverse tropical and volcanic landscapes.View lava flows and black sand beaches and take in tropical rain forests and small cascading waterfalls as your pilot explains the history and culture of Hawaii. Your flight also includes panoramic vistas of towering sea cliffs, deep and meandering valleys and even ancient Hawaiian settlements only visible from the sky.The tour emphasis is on the most current areas of volcanic activity. Although the odds are good for sighting lava flow, due to the unpredictability of nature this cannot be 100% guaranteed.

Choose Between 2 Helicopter Types:

  • Eco-Star - the Rolls Royce of helicopters. Every seat offers greater personal space, first-class individual seats and expansive glass for exceptional visibility. This is the world's newest and most expensive model of touring helicopter and the first specifically designed for air tours. Accomodates up to 6 persons plus the pilot. Cabins include BOSE® aviation-grade noise-cancelling headsets, passenger microphone, inside camera integrated to the live tour video, and more. Cabins have 23% more interior space and over 60 square foot of viewing glass.
  • A-Star - This is the industry standard sightseeing helicopter. There is less personal space than the Eco-Star, but with a similar open-cabin design affording 180º views from each seat. Cabins include compact bench seats, 50 square foot of viewing glass, BOSE® aviation-grade noise-cancelling headsets, passenger microphone, inside camera integrated to the live tour video, and more.

Experience Includes

  • 45-50 minute helicopter tour of Big Island including the famous Kilauea volcano, which has been continuously erupting since 1983.
  • Tour narration from your pilot
  • All taxes and fees

Experience Excludes

  • Hotel transfers. You will be required to make your own way to the Heliport.
  • Refreshments
  • Optional gratuity

Departure location

Hilo Airport.

Duration

45-50 minutes

Additional information

Tour routes and sights visited may vary according to wind and weather conditions. Volcanic activity varies hourly.

Weight Restrictions:
In the interests of safety and comfort, it will be necessary for clients exceeding250lbs (113.5kg), to purchase an additional seat at 50% of the applicable retail price upon check-in. All passengers are weighed at check in to ensure take off weights are not exceeded.

Children under 2 years may travel free on the lap. Children aged 2 year and upwards require a full fare seat

Terms & Conditions

  • Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the supplier 24 hours prior to the tour date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 24 hours of tour date.