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Big Island Air - Premier Island Tour

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This is the most complete air tour of the Big Island of Hawaii. During the approximately 1.5-hour flight you will circle the entire island and enjoy plenty of great photo opportunities. Every seat is a window seat!

Sights you will see include the active Kilauea Volcano, cascading waterfalls, ancient Hawaiian settlements, tropical rain-forests, lush valleys, as well as 266 miles of coastline with gorgeous views of black and white sand beaches. Along the way, your pilot will share his extensive knowledge of the Big Island’s geography and other interesting facts with you.

Tour Highlights:

  • Circle island flight – see the entire Big Island of Hawaii during this grand air tour
  • Ever changing landscapes, from black lava fields to lush tropical rainforests, deep valleys and mountains
  • Fully-narrated tour, including passenger headsets 

The Aircraft:

  • Cessna Grand Caravan EX
  • Aircraft was originally configured for 13 passengers, but Big Island Air has adopted a 9-passenger configuration to ensure everyone has their own window for viewing as well as ample room
  • Every seat is a window seat
  • Aircraft is air-conditioned for your comfort
  • BIG SEATS with lots of leg room
  • High wing aircraft for excellent viewing

Big Island Air has the most experienced flight crew in the state of Hawaii. Their pilots are trained at the prestigious Flight Safety International School, in addition to their already impressive and extensive flight histories, which include commercial, military and airline transport pilot ratings. Big Island Air's Director of Operations and the Chief Pilot alone have more than 22,000 hours of flight time between them.

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Special Instructions
Where and When:
Morning: departing between 7:00 am & 9:00 am
Mid-day: departing between 11:30 am & 2:00 pm
The exact departure time for your preferred time frame will be specified on your voucher. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure. Departs from Kona International Airport View Map
Parking in the area is metered. Rates are subject to change, but 3 hours is usually around $9.00.
Weight limit per passenger is 250 lbs (113 kg).
If a seat is not available at time of check-in, the passenger may be denied boarding due to the weight & balance of the aircraft and WILL NOT be eligible for a refund.

Passengers need to bring a government issued photo ID. International passengers will need their passport.
Special Notes:
Infants (0-23 months) may ride for free sitting on a parent's lap. If they require their own seat, the full price will be charged. Please provide child's weight at time of booking.

When you choose a time frame we will email you an exact time your flight will take place. If you need to book an exact time for your flight, please call to make a reservation.

This tour is not suggested for cruise ship passengers.
Operation Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
1 hour and 40 minutes
Big Island Air
Big Island
9 passengers
Cessna Grand Caravan EX - turbine-engine, jet prop airplane
Features a window seat for each guest, ample leg and head room, air conditioning, and high wing design.
Total : $0.00


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