Kona Coast Helicopter Tour
Some of the most stunning landscapes in the Hawaiian Islands!
Looking for an amazing way to see the Kona Coast? Come fly with us! Our 30-minute tour takes you from Kona Airport past some of the most scenic spots on the island. You can choose a Northbound or Southbound Route. The Southbound route includes flights over Honokohau Bay, Kona Town, Keauhou, Captain Cook. A Northbound route will include stunning views of Kua Bay, Kiholo Bay, Hapuna Beach, and Kawaihae. And during whale season, you might even get a glimpse of some whales! Book your flight today and come experience the Kona Coast like never before!
Choose from Northbound or Southbound routes
Stunning views of small towns and famous landmarks
Possibility of whale sightings in winter
Locally-knowledgeable pilot for your guide
Come experience the Kona coast from a helicopter! This tour takes you from Kona Airport (Southbound) past Honokōhau Bay, Kona Town, Keauhou to the famous Captain Cook or (Northbound) to the famous Kua Bay, Kiholo Bay, Hapuna Beach, and Kawaihae. You’ll be amazed at the beauty of the landscape from the air.
Honokōhau is a historical park is home to a variety of habitats that were used by the first Hawaiians. Honokōhau is also an excellent place to see sea turtles. These creatures are very common in the park and can often be seen basking in the sun on the sandy shores. And check out Keauhou Bay. It is the birthplace of King Kamehameha III (born in 1814). Your Southbound trip won’t be complete without a flyover of Captain Cook’s monument. Hear the story of Cook’s heralded arrival, and his ultimate demise.
Going Northbound, you will fly over the stunning white sand beach at Kua Bay. Called Manini’owali Beach, this has been called one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! This secluded and small white sand beach at Kua Bay, is just north of Kona. Fly all the way up to Kawaihae – a small port town along the Big Island of Hawaii’s northwestern Kohala Coast. During the 19th century, Kawaihae was a busy whaling and trading port. This port was also the place where the ship that brought the first horses and cattle to Hawaii docked.
Whichever direction you choose, the views are guaranteed to be spectacular!
|PeopleMust be 7 years of age or older • Max weight per passenger of 275lbs • Max total group weight cannot exceed 700lbs||$209.00|
There are NO cancellations on neighbor-island day trips. There are fees for changing 72-hours after booking the tour.
If the helicopter tour must be canceled by the company for any reason, guests will be refunded for the helicopter tour and welcomed on an extended sightseeing land tour.
Guests may opt for an early return and receive a refund for the helicopter tour portion. All other costs/change fees will be the responsibility of the guest(s).
This helicopter tour is the perfect way to see the beauty of Hawaii Island from above. You will view some of the most stunning scenery, including white sand beaches and pristine blue bays. You can even choose to fly with the doors on or off for a truly unforgettable experience. And because every seat is a VIP seat, you’re guaranteed to have an incredible view no matter where you’re sitting. So, choose your route and come fly over the Kona Coast.
This is YOUR tour, so you choose the route. Your local pilot is well-versed in the history (real and legendary) of the region, and you will enjoy the narrative as you learn about the Port of Kawaihae. During the 19th century, this was busy whaling and trading port where the ship that brought the first horses and cattle to Hawaii docked. Going South, you must hear the story of the famous (and infamous) arrival of Captain Cook in 1779. The native Hawaiians welcomed the Captain and his crew with open arms, believing them to be returning gods. However, a month later, the locals realized he was a mere mortal, and he was executed. There are so many fascinating stories, you may have to come back twice!
Every seat is a window seat, so you will have perfect views for picture-taking. If your group is all over the age of 12, choose the doors-off option for a floor-to-ceiling unobstructed view. The live (and lively) commentary by your guide/pilot will keep you entertained and informed as you fly over one amazing sight after another. This tour is only 30 minutes, so you can easily fit it into your visit no matter what else you have planned.