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Helicopter Ride Over Honolulu


Helicopter Ride Over Honolulu that fly you to the spectacular views of Oahu

  1. "Enjoyed myself and I will let everyone know."
    Bobby Myles • Jun 2024
  2. "Fantastic pilot. Great support staff. Amazing views."
    Brian Sauerbrei • Jun 2024
  1. "Great experience. Pilot was excellent with the flying and tour commentary. Really fun with fantastic scenery."
    James • Jun 2024
  2. "Fill in your own adjectives. This checked every box of an amazing adventure. Our pilot, Freddy was fantastic! Touring Waikiki and other parts of Oahu from a helicopter is something you need to do! Well worth the experience. You won’t regret it."
    Mark K • 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


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.

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

Isle Sights Unseen


45 minute Honolulu helicopter tour. 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 helicopter tour of the islands best unseen sights.

  Honolulu Departure

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Rainbow Oahu Helicopter Tours - Path To Pali Passage Landscape

Path to Pali Passage


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.

  Honolulu Departure

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Oahu Helicopter Tours | Rainbow Helicopter landed on cliff

Proposal Flight – Romantic Landing


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.

  Honolulu Departure

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

City by the Sea


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.

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Rainbow Helicopters Scenic Landing and picnic, Oahu. Private Charter

Luxury Picnic at Scenic Landing


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 and stunning views. Experience includes fresh gourmet lunch, local juices, champagne, Wailua Estate chocolates and Hawaiian flower leis.

A couple sharing a kiss on a Rainbow Helicopter tour

Romantic Proposal Flight


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.

  Honolulu Departure

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About Helicopter Ride Over Honolulu:

Soar over Honolulu with a helicopter ride, providing a unique perspective of Hawaii’s capital city. Perfect for sightseers and explorers. Capture stunning aerial views and create lasting memories. Book your Honolulu ride now!

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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



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



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

Helicopter Ride Over Honolulu 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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