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Doors Off Helicopter Sightseeing Oahu that take you to sights beyond your imagination.

  1. "Had the most amazing time! Was the highlight of our entire trip! From the pilot Ida to all the staff at the base, they made the entire experience unforgettable! Cant wait to come back!"
    Anthony Pena • Jul 2024
  2. "What a way to see oahu , Darrell our pilot doubled as an amazing tour guide!!!"
    Andy • Jul 2024
  1. "Amazing!!! The views were breathtaking!!! Our pilot was great and made sure to piunt out all the hotshots for great photo opportunities!!!"
    Julie and Nate • Jul 2024
  2. "This was my very first time in a helicopter. After I arrived in Hawaii (for a conference plus an extra two days for myself), I know I had to finally do this. After all, I grew up as a kid watching Magnum, P.I., and TC was one of my favorite characters on the show! As to the ride...yes, it is expensive (at least to me), but it IS WORTH IT. It was a fantastic experience to see Honolulu and the surrounding areas from above (as much as 2000 ft). The oceans and mountains are so beautiful. I was never once scared...just amazed, and amazed the whole time. My pilot Freddy was fantastic as well. Very freindly and personable. He asked me questions as well as answered mine. It was a true conversation on top of acting as a tour guide. I cannot recommend him enough. And...do the ride with the doors off. You will be glad that you did!"
    Mike Darrell • Jun 2024
  1. "Only regret was not doing it longer!"
    Tyler Maxwell • Mar 2024
  2. "Had a 30 mins helicopter ride and couldn't recommend them enough. Extremely professional & polite staff, we also hired a photographer & didn't regret the decision as the pictures/videos turned out amazing. Also our inflight video was really good. Highly recommended."
    Syed Nasir Abbas Rizvi • Jan 2024
Rainbow Oahu Helicopter tour above iconic island coastline

Royal Crown of Oahu

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60 minute helicopter ride Oahu. Experience Oahu's most picturesque locations as your helicopter tours the South Shore, North Shore, Windward Coast, Ko’olau mountains, Sacred Falls and more. This royal ring Oahu helicopter tour gives you a front row seat to the island's best landmarks and attractions.

  Departs: Honolulu, Oahu

Gold Star371+ 5 Star Reviews

Rainbow Oahu Helicopter Tours - Flying Above The Sacred Falls Waterfall, Oahu Landscape

Isle Sights Unseen

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45 minutes. A unique side of the island awaits when you take to the sky in this unforgettable Oahu helicopter tour. Fly above Diamond Head, the Ka’a’awa Valley, Sacred Falls, Maunalua Bay, Lanikai Beach, Makapu’u and more in this remarkable Honolulu helicopter tour of the islands best unseen sights.

  Departs: Honolulu, Oahu

Gold Star146+ 5 Star Reviews

Rainbow Oahu Helicopter Tours - Path To Pali Passage Landscape

Path to Pali Passage

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30 minutes. Experience breathtaking views of Oahu as your helicopter tours Waikiki and Diamond Head crater. See the best of the Windward Coast and explore the inland passages of the Nu’uanu Pali cliffs and rainforests. Experience Hawaii as you’ve never seen it before in this stunning Oahu helicopter tour.

  Departs: Honolulu, Oahu

Gold Star58+ 5 Star Reviews

Oahu Helicopter Tours | Rainbow Helicopter landed on cliff

Proposal Flight – Romantic Landing

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60 minutes. Wow your significant other with an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind romantic Oahu helicopter charter. Experience an exclusive landing tucked away above a stunning private valley.

  Departs: Honolulu, Oahu

Gold Star9+ 5 Star Reviews

Waikiki Heli Tour, spectacular aerial view of Honolulu with Diamond Head in the background

City by the Sea

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20 minutes. See the beautiful skylines of Oahu as your helicopter tours the pristine beaches of a tropical paradise above a world-class city. Experience the city's best sights including the Waikiki shoreline, Diamond Head, Punchbowl Crater, Pearl Harbor and more in this awesome Oahu helicopter tour.

  Departs: Honolulu, Oahu

Gold Star5+ 5 Star Reviews

Rainbow Helicopter epic landing on island of Oahu with couple having champagne toast.

Luxury Picnic at Scenic Landing

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2 hours. Choose your helicopter for up to 6 guests. See Oahu in style and enjoy a world-class private helicopter tour of the island with an exclusive landing. Enjoy a luxury picnic along with champagne, local chocolates, leis and stunning views.

  Departs: Honolulu, Oahu

Gold Star4+ 5 Star Reviews

A couple sharing a kiss on a Rainbow Helicopter tour

Romantic Proposal Flight

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30 minutes & up. Propose in-flight! A private helicopter tour for two over Oahu is filled with romance. There is no better way to say "I want to marry you!" than from way up high in the sky in a private helicopter.

  Departs: Honolulu, Oahu

Gold Star2+ 5 Star Reviews

About Doors Off Helicopter Sightseeing Oahu:

Take your sightseeing to new heights with our doors-off helicopter tours in Oahu. Enjoy panoramic views of Oahu’s landmarks with the doors removed, offering a unique and exhilarating experience. Our expert pilots ensure a safe and memorable journey. Book your doors-off helicopter sightseeing tour in Oahu now for an adventure of a lifetime!

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Enjoy premium flight experiences aboard our Airbus Astar and Robinson R44 helicopters.

Rainbow Helicopters Oahu helicopter tour flying above iconic Hawaiian coastlines
Rainbow Helicopters Oahu helicopter tour flying above iconic Hawaiian coastlines
Rainbow Helicopters Oahu Airbus Astar helicopter diagram with seating chart
Rainbow Helicopters Airbus Astar interior seating

Airbus Astar

SEATS 6 GUESTS

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Known for its outstanding proven track record, the Airbus Astar has a spacious and comfortable cabin and panoramic interior for optimum visibility.

Rainbow Helicopters Oahu Robinson R44 helicopter flying above lush green forest in Hawaii
Rainbow Helicopters Oahu Robinson R44 helicopter flying above lush green forest in Hawaii
Rainbow Helicopters Oahu Robinson R44 helicopter diagram with seating chart
Rainbow Helicopters Oahu flight instruction

Robinson R44

SEATS 3 GUESTS

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High performing and reliable, the R-44's open cabin design provides unobstructed views for great pictures.

Doors Off Helicopter Sightseeing Oahu FAQ

Absolutely! Honolulu helicopter tours offer a unique and awe-inspiring experience, allowing you to witness the island’s natural beauty from a breathtaking perspective. You’ll soar above stunning landscapes, iconic landmarks, and hidden gems that are inaccessible by other means. The bird’s-eye view and the thrilling sensation of flying make helicopter tours an unforgettable adventure.


The best time of day for a helicopter tour in Oahu largely depends on personal preference. Morning flights often provide clearer skies and optimal lighting for photography. Midday flights offer vibrant colors and a different perspective of the island. Sunset tours offer a romantic atmosphere and the chance to witness the island bathed in golden hues. Ultimately, any time you choose will provide a fantastic experience.


It’s generally recommended to arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled helicopter tour. This allows time for check-in, completing any necessary paperwork, and attending a pre-flight safety briefing. Arriving early ensures a smooth and stress-free start to your experience, and it allows the tour operator to maintain their schedule for all passengers.


While most individuals can enjoy a helicopter tour, there may be certain health restrictions to consider. Pregnant women, individuals with heart conditions, back problems, or recent surgeries may need to consult their physician before participating. Additionally, those with motion sickness may want to take appropriate measures, such as taking medication or opting for a forward-facing seat in the helicopter.


Yes, you are typically allowed to bring your camera or phone on a helicopter tour in Oahu. In fact, capturing the stunning views from above is highly encouraged. However, it’s essential to secure your belongings properly during the flight to prevent them from falling or interfering with the helicopter’s controls. It’s also advisable to check with the tour operator for any specific guidelines regarding photography equipment.


In the event of inclement weather, the tour operator will prioritize the safety of passengers and may reschedule or cancel the flight. Helicopter tours are subject to weather conditions, such as heavy rain, fog, or strong winds, which can affect visibility and flight stability. It’s recommended to contact the tour operator ahead of time or on the day of your scheduled tour to inquire about weather-related updates.


Yes, most helicopter tours in Oahu provide informative and entertaining narration or commentary during the flight. The pilot or a designated guide will share interesting facts, historical information, and point out notable landmarks and sights along the way. This enhances the experience by providing valuable insights into the island’s culture, geography, and attractions.


Depending on the tour operator and the type of helicopter used, it may be possible to request a specific seating arrangement. While not guaranteed, most companies strive to accommodate passengers’ preferences whenever possible. It’s recommended to contact the tour operator in advance and make your request known. Keep in mind that seating arrangements may also be influenced by weight distribution for safety reasons.


The minimum number of passengers required for a helicopter tour in Oahu varies among tour operators. Some tours may have a minimum requirement of two passengers to ensure the flight is financially viable. However, there are also tour operators who offer shared or group tours where individual passengers can join a scheduled flight without a minimum requirement. It’s best to check with the specific tour operator to understand their policies regarding minimum passenger numbers. If you’re traveling alone or have a small group, inquire about the availability of shared tours or if they can accommodate your request.


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