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Big Island Parasailing Experience

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    What to Expect
    Begin your Kona parasailing adventure by boarding your 12-passenger boat and heading out into the water. This family-friendly experience accommodates single, tandem, or triple flights.

    Please note that the amount of time you spend in the air will depend on which option you’ve chosen.

    Strap into your harness and rise up into the air, enjoying unparalleled views of the Kona Coast. For your safety and comfort, take-off and landing take place on the boat instead of the beach or the water.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Palani Road, Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All necessary equipment
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • Minimum weight to fly alone is generally 160 lbs, not exceeding a maximum of approximately 450 lbs for tandem or triple flights. The captain may change these restrictions at any time during the tour due to weather conditions
    • Minimum age to parasail or go on the boat as an observer is 5 years old. Children under 18 years must have a parent or legal adult guardian sign consent on the liability waiver.
    • Contact local supplier after booking to confirm departure time
    • Please note: While time on the boat may be up to one hour, time in the air will vary depending on option chosen. Single passengers fly for 8 minutes, while tandems and triples fly for 10 minutes.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My wife and I really enjoyed our experience parasailing with UFO the crew was very on top of things getting us in the air and back safety and at the end of the ride dipped our feet in the water, while capturing pictures of it...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Jessetrav
    UFOParasail, Admin at UFO Parasail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    Mahalo for the 5 stars Jesse! We are stoked to hear you had such a great experience! The dip is my personal favorite; so glad you enjoyed it. I hope you two will join us again in the future for another adventure! A Hui Hou...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We did the 1200 feet and it was fun and a great experience. Although my wife was very nervous about the height, everything was simple and gentle. We would do it again. The crew was very friendly and helpful. But instead of being10 min in...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Gary M
    UFOParasail, Admin at UFO Parasail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Aloha Gary, mahalo for sharing your experience with us! We are so happy to hear you would come out with us again. See you next year! 👽

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Had a great experience with the two UFO Parasail associates leading the excursion! Fun yet professional and not once did we feel unsafe. Thanks for the great time! We were lucky in having relatively calm waters out there, but if you get any type of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Allison K
    UFOParasail, Admin at UFO Parasail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Aloha Allison, mahalo for the 5 stars! Sounds like you two had a wonderful time out with us on your honeymoon. Good tip about the Dramamine. It's definitely recommended for motion sickness, and won't work unless you take it an hour before you are on...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Three of us planned to do this on a Thursday, but the rain was coming in over Hualalai so the captain put the ride on hold, maybe later. We rebooked for Saturday, a perfect day; sunny, calm ocean, light breeze. It was a perfect ride,...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank SWITHR
    UFOParasail, Admin at UFO Parasail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Mahalo for sharing your experience with us! We are stoked to hear you were able to make it out with us for better weather over the weekend. Sounds like it was worth the wait! We'll hopefully get a chance to see you folks again in...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My sister-in-law and I decided to do the 1,200 feet... the highest both I’d us have ever been is 300 feet... I smiled the happiest of smiles during the entire flight...we are 67 and 61 years of age... always challenge yourself and you may surprise...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Channell
    UFOParasail, Admin at UFO Parasail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Aloha Channell, mahalo for an Out-Of-This-World review! We love that you couldn't stop smiling. Sounds like you had the time of your life! Please join us again in the future for another abduction on our parasail! A Hui Hou 🤙

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    23 March 2019|
    Response from Carol V | Reviewed this property |
    We took ours up the first time but worried that we would drop it in the ocean the whole time. You do need to hold on to the ropes. The second time, my husband strapped a GoPro to his head and the video was great!
    10 January 2019|
    Response from reshadr_12 | Reviewed this property |
    You can get ticket at the gate (it's actually in the mall) but there may or may not be room when you show up. I'd book in advance even though they go out many times a day.
    3 September 2018|
    Response from Indiana1948 | Reviewed this property |
    We booked our parasailing thru NCL the cruise line we used and they got us there and back. All cost (except for the photos) included. Enjoy
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