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Circle of Fire and Waterfalls Helicopter Tour from Hilo

Highlights
  • See Kilauea and Mauna Loa safely from up in the air during a helicopter tour
  • Hear informative commentary clearly from provided headsets
  • All fees are included in this tour price, so there’s no last-minute surprises 
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Circle of Fire and Waterfalls Helicopter Tour from Hilo
From US$259.00
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A-Star Afternoon DeparturesMost Popular
Tour the most geologically active environment on earth, with emphasis on the most current areas of volcanic activity and black sand beaches, from the comfort and safety of our A-Star Helicopter.
From US$259.00
ECO Morning Departures
Tour the most geologically active environment on earth, with emphasis on the most current areas of volcanic activity and black sand beaches, from the comfort and safety of our Eco-Star Helicopter.
From US$309.00
A-Star Morning Departures
Tour the most geologically active environment on earth, with emphasis on the most current areas of volcanic activity and black sand beaches, from the comfort and safety of our A-Star Helicopter.
From US$259.00
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Overview

Fly above Hawaii’s active volcanoes, black sand beaches, and waterfalls on this helicopter tour from Hilo. Spot Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes, Halemaumau Crater, and other sights within the island’s national park. Choose from two state-of-the-art helicopters that prioritize your safety, comfort, and view of the scenery. With a morning or afternoon flight, and helicopter choice, this tour can suit your needs and budget.

What to Expect

For this Hawaii Volcanoes National Park helicopter tour make your own way to the Hilo Heliport. Once you’re there, board the helicopter type you picked at checkout—either an ECO-Star or A-Star.

The ECO-Star offers a spacious interior, more than 60 square feet of viewing glass and theater-style back row seating for a better view. The A-Star features bench-style seating and 50 square feet of viewing glass. Both are flown by Blue Hawaiian's pilots and maintained by Blue Hawaiian's technicians.

Put on headphones for commentary as you go, and take flight. You’ll soar high above Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to see the active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa. Catch sight of Hawaiian waterfalls, Halemaumau Crater, and the Hamakua Coast, too.

At the end of this Hawaii helicopter flight, land back at the heliport, where you can decide what to do next during your stay in the Aloha State.

Reviews (43)
1 - 5 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2018
Great to see by air but !!!

The Circle of Fire tour is what you expect, an above air view of the recent volcano activity of Kilauea. Blue Hawaiian tours are very professional and all safety aspects attended to. My only criticism is if you are in the middle seat at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
6  Thank Auscat11
Reviewed 11 September 2018
Well run classy company

My wife and I scheduled a tour. We were warmly greeted and given safety instructions. The pilot introduced himself and readied us for the flight. We saw the new lava flow and fissure eight, but twenty minutes into the flight clouds rolled in. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 18 August 2018
Terrific pilot, great perspective on the Volcano

The views and lava flow pattern from the air give you a unique perspective on the path of the recent Volcano. Best way to see what the Volcano has done to the geology of the big island. Our pilot was very knowledgeable. Great ride. Thanks!

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile
Great views, excellent pilot

The best parts of this adventure were the views and our pilot. The weather cooperated, light clouds above 3,000 ft. Hilo typically gets weather later in the day, over 200 inches of rain a year so try to book a morning flight. Our pilot was...More

4  Thank Agent45
Reviewed 10 August 2018
Awesome pilot and tour

Do this tour - you won't regret it! Our tour was with Scott and he made it awesome. The views and scenery were already amazing, but his insightful commentary and responses to questions made it even better. He was great at making the tour exciting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Stephanie D
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