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Kona Coast Scenic

5.0 (3 reviews)

$415.00

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30 minutes. Experience the rich history and breathtaking beauty of the Kona coastline from above on this exclusive coastal Big Island helicopter tour. Discover Captain Cook Monument, Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve and historic Big Island sights.

  Departs: Kona, Hawaii Island

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guest over 260 lb./118 kg

Kona Coast Scenic

$415 per person      |       30  minutes 


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★★★★★3+ reviews    |        Free cancellation*     |      Free doors off

Experience the rich history and breathtaking beauty of the Kona coastline from above on our exclusive Big Island helicopter tour.

Experience the spectacular beauty of the Kona Coast from above, including the ancient Kaloko Fish Ponds, pristine Magic Sands Beach, and the famous Kona Coffee farms. Soar over historic sites like the Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve and the Captain Cook Monument, and explore the majestic Hualalai Volcano and Ka’upulehu Crater. This unforgettable aerial adventure offers a one-of-a-kind perspective on some of Kona’s most iconic sights.

  • Take an exciting helicopter tour around Kona, Hawaii Island  
  • See some of the Big Island’s   most iconic sights from above
  • Fly over Kona Coast, Alii Drive, Kailua Bay, and Magic Sands Beach
  • Choose a convenient departure time

Kona Coast
Kaloko Fish Ponds
Kailua Bay
Alii Drive
Magic Sands beach
Kona Coffee farms
Captain Cook Monument
Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve

Experience the rich history and breathtaking beauty of the Kona coastline from above.

Take flight over the ancient Kaloko Fish Ponds, marveling at traditional Hawaiian aquaculture. Coasting along the scenic Ali’i Drive, lined with charming shops and restaurants, soar over to the picturesque waters of Kailua Bay and the powdery white sand of Magic Sands Beach.

From there, the diverse landscape offers aerial views of lush Kona Coffee farms, showcasing the world-renowned coffee plantations. Gliding through the air, the rich farmland flows into the pristine Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve, home to vibrant coral reefs and lively marine life.

While circling the bay, connect with the history of Hawai’i with a view of the Captain Cook Monument, where the famous explorer met his end. This unforgettable aerial adventure offers a one-of-a-kind perspective on some of Kona’s most iconic sights.

  • Helicopter tour above Hawaii Island
  • Live guided tour with commentary
  • Straps and cases for cell phones
  • Parking Fees

Your tour begins at Rainbow’s Kailua-Kona base on the Big Island where you’ll board your helicopter.

After a concise briefing from your pilot, fasten your seat belt and lift off, gliding over the bustling activity of Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island.  

Capture breathtaking aerial perspectives and perfect photo opportunities of the Kona Coast.

Following the thrill of soaring above the island, the helicopter completes a circle back to Kailua-Kona.

For answers to commonly asked questions visit our FAQ

Q: Which is the best seat on a helicopter?

The front row seats are typically the most desirable because passengers can see out without having to peer over a fellow passenger. The front seats also offer more legroom than the back seats.

Q: What are the best times to take a helicopter tour?

Mornings and evenings work well because the sun isn’t directly overhead and won’t interfere with your pictures. Visibility is sometimes better in the morning than it is in the afternoon.

Q: What should I wear for a Hawaii helicopter ride?

Dress comfortably, like you would for any outdoor activity in Hawaii. However, if you choose a doors-off tour, your flight will be windy and cold so jackets and/or sweatshirts are required and long pants are recommended. Closed toed shoes are also required for doors-off tours. Hats are often not allowed on board your flight. Lastly, for anyone with long hair – a hair tie is recommended.

Flight Details

Duration:
30 min.

“It was a very cool flight with the doors off I really recommend the doors off because you could take so much better pictures also our pilot was very nice!”

VERONICA • 2023

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+ Doors on / off

FREE Doors on or off on your helicopter.  Take great pictures! Experience unobstructed views and sights with an open cabin. 

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Cancel or reschedule your flight for ANY REASON up to 24 hours prior to scheduled flight for a full refund or no reschedule fees.

Contact our reservations center at (808) 492-8706 to request the change. Coverage excludes Booking Protection Plan Fee. Reschedule and / or canceling one time only. Standard Policies apply to additional rescheduling / cancelations.

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Kona Coast Scenic

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30 minutes. Experience the rich history and breathtaking beauty of the Kona coastline from above on this exclusive coastal Big Island helicopter tour. Discover Captain Cook Monument, Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve and historic Big Island sights.

  Departs: Kona, Hawaii Island

Gold Star3+ 5 Star Reviews

Had a wonderful flight - SO fun.
5out of 5
Grish
It is just amazing to see the Kona coast from the air.
5out of 5
Dave
What an amazing way to see the coast!
5out of 5
B

Add epic upgrades to your tour at checkout.

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+ Private tour

Book the entire aircraft as a personal helicopter for your group. Perfect for special occasions and celebrations.

Young man taking picture with phone of epic green Hawaii landscape from a doors off Oahu helicopter tour.

+ Doors on / off

FREE Doors on or off on your helicopter.  Take great pictures! Experience unobstructed views and sights with an open cabin. 

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+ Flight video

Get a shareable digital video of your in-flight experience, available in multiple formats. Customize at checkout.

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+ In-flight photographer

Bring aboard a world class photographer to capture every magical detail of your adventure from start to finish.

Rainbow Helicopters Add On for Booking Protection

+ Booking protection

Cancel or reschedule your flight for ANY REASON up to 24 hours prior to scheduled flight for a full refund or no reschedule fees.

Contact our reservations center at (808) 492-8706 to request the change. Coverage excludes Booking Protection Plan Fee. Reschedule and / or canceling one time only. Standard Policies apply to additional rescheduling / cancelations.

3 reviews for Kona Coast Scenic

  1. B

    What an amazing way to see the coast!

  2. Dave

    It is just amazing to see the Kona coast from the air.

  3. Grish

    Had a wonderful flight – SO fun.

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