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Sunshine Helicopters - Volcano Deluxe

Experience the fiery lava vents of Kilauea, the most active volcano in the world. The intensity of the live volcanic landscape is breathtaking. This is just one of the unique sights you will find on an island boasting eleven out of thirteen climate zones present on Earth. 

Enjoy fascinating aerial views of hidden tropical valleys and the Kohala Mountains, home to dozens of roaring waterfalls. The tour then continues on to the Hamakua Coast’s beautiful rainforest.

The helicopter tour includes a ground safety briefing, complimentary coffee, pilot's personal narration and choreographed music recorded on live digital video. You may purchase the pilot-narrated video of your actual flight on DVD.

Tour Highlights:

  • Kohala Mountains
  • Kilauea – active volcano
  • Hamakua Coast and rainforest

Open Seating: Maximum of 6 seats per flight. Seat assignment is determined by weight and balance.

First Class Seating: Maximum of 2 seats per flight. Passengers enjoy First Class seating next to pilot, with extra arm and leg room. Maximum combined weight limit for two passengers is 490 lbs (222 kg).

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Special Instructions
Where and When:
Morning departure time (between 9:30 am and 11:30 am). The exact departure time for your preferred timeframe will be specified on your voucher.
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First class guarantee of front seat is limited to 290 lbs (131 kg) or a combined weight of 490 lbs (222 kg) for 2 passengers. Open seating over 290 lbs (131 kg) may require the purchase of a comfort seat.
All passengers are weighed at check-in. If given weight is substantially lower than actual weight, you may get bumped from the flight, but still have to pay for the seat.

If requesting first class seating for a minor, one of the passengers in first class must be over 16 and traveling with the minor.
A valid government issued photo I.D. is required.
Flight patterns and specific sights are subject to weather conditions.
Special Notes:
Children 23 months or younger may fly at no charge and must sit on adult's lap. Please provide child's weight at time of booking.
ADA Accessibility: The WhisperStar helicopter has a wheelchair lift.
Operation Days:
1 hour 45 minutes
Sunshine Helicopters
Big Island
The EC 130 B4 WhisperSTAR is the ultimate in sightseeing helicopters. More interior room, more visibility with added plexiglass and elevated rear seats. Sunshine Helicopters customizes the standard factory interior with business and first class seating to further enhance passenger comfort and visibility. Soar in the state-of-the-art WhisperSTAR and experience the quiet, ultra smooth and most advanced technological sightseeing helicopter ever.
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