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The Orchid Isle

The Big Island Experience


The Big Island of Hawaii is the largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago—almost as large as all the other islands combined—and bursting with life. Within 4,000 square miles of land, you’ll experience dense tropical rainforests, black-sand beaches, snow-capped peaks, remnants of ancient Hawaiian settlements, and the incredible Kilauea volcano.

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The Magic Isle

The Maui Experience


Maui is renowned for its unimaginable beauty. Alpine-like forests cover the upcountry slopes of Mt. Haleakala, the world’s largest dormant volcano. The famed “Road to Hana” hugs the coast, white sandy beaches line the shores, and magnificent sea cliffs hover over the blue Pacific. An aerial tour of Maui will quickly reveal why it’s continually been voted “The World’s Best Island.”

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The Garden Isle

The Kauai Experience


Six million years of powerful natural forces have sculpted Kauai into what it is today, a natural masterpiece. The incomparable Na Pali Coast, Waimea Valley (the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”), and stunning Mount Waiʻaleʻale (the second wettest place on earth), are among Kauai’s incredible wonders that are so remote, they are only accessible by helicopter.

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Blue Hawaiian is Hawaii‘s #1 helicopter tour company. Since 1985, it‘s been our mission to offer our guests a truly authentic experience of Aloha. From the moment you book your helicopter tour, we strive to create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. And for us, good enough is never enough. That‘s the Blue Hawaiian difference.

The Blue Hawaiian Experience

All Blue Hawaiian pilots are high-time experts, and State of Hawaii Certified Tour Guides

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The world's finest fleet of state-of-the-art helicopters

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Multiple award-winning customer service, sharing the true spirit of Aloha

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The helicopter you fly in has a huge impact on the quality of your air-tour experience. Compare Blue Hawaiian's state-of-the-art Eco-Stars and A-Stars with some other tour helicopters used in Hawaii. Check out these 360° rotatable views of the various helicopter interiors and exteriors.

Every seat offers greater personal space, first-class individual seats, and expansive glass for exceptional visibility. This is the world's newest and most expensive model of touring helicopter, and the first specifically designed for air tours. It is utilized by only three companies in Hawaii: Blue Hawaiian, Sunshine, and Maverick.

The Airbus A-Star AS350B2 offers excellent performance, long-range capabilities, a smooth ride for up to six guests, and an open cabin designed for 180º views from every seat. Featuring a climate-controlled cockpit and great air-conditioning, Blue Hawaiian's A-Stars also provide Bose® noise-cancelling headsets and two-way communication between guests and their pilot.

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Kauai - Lihue

Have done this tour twice before and has been memorable. Third time, we show up at 7 am and pilots email facility at 7:30am to cancel flights. Rebook for 330pm on same day. Pilots fly the 230pm flights but return and cancel remaining days flights as we arrived, do precheck and safety review and stand on flight deck. Poor thought for the day and safety of passengers. Pilots ignored customers and safety. Fly at your own risk ...

yesterday
Don't cheat yourself - Fly with pilot Greg
Big Island - Waikoloa

What makes for a truly memorable and breathtaking helicopter tour of the Big Island? Just ask our pilot Greg. It was his masterful flying and communication that made this by far the best heli tour ever (and I’ve been on quite a few). As a Professor of Educational Psychology, I know a few things about how to engage learners Pilot Greg deserves an honorary PhD in Education. He was explicit about the rules with clearly-stated explanations about what was required, why, and how to use the various safety equipment. As we flew over the still simmering and smoldering volcano, he explained with pinpoint accuracy the history of the volcanic activity on the island, the series of recent volcanic events, and the current status of Mauna Kea. We saw the earth evolve with lava! Greg punctuated the learning with chatting with the passengers. Myself, my friend from London, and two lovely nurse anesthetists from New Orleans. He fostered a true sense of group esprit de corps and we all found ourselves is perfect harmony. The lively conversations never deterred from the sightseeing. Greg knew where to find whales and dolphins. When he spotted a boat on the northern side of the island, he explained that this was a sure indicator of unusually calm seas. Eventually we landed in front of a very steep and majestic waterfall. As we walked about the small grassy/rocky area, the comradery was even more wonderful. Greg shared a bit about his family and the four passengers spoke about familiar themes that engaged the whole group. We took group shots and Greg shot a selfie of all of us. Was the 2+ hour flight expensive? Absolutely. But it was replete with wonderful memories and new friendships. Make this investment in a lifetime memory.

yesterday
Big Island - Waikoloa

What makes for a truly memorable and breathtaking helicopter tour of the Big Island?  Just ask our pilot Greg.  It was his masterful flying and communication that made this by far the best heli tour ever (and I've been on quite a few).   As a Professor of Educational Psychology, I know a few things about how to engage learners  Pilot Greg deserves an honorary PhD in Education.  He was explicit about the rules with clearly-stated explanations about what was required, why, and how to use the various safety equipment.  As we flew over the still simmering and smoldering volcano, he explained with pinpoint accuracy the history of the volcanic activity on the island, the series of recent volcanic events, and the current status of Mauna Kea.  We saw the earth evolve with lava!   Greg punctuated the learning with chatting with the passengers.  Myself, my friend from London, and two lovely nurse anesthetists from New Orleans. He fostered a true sense of group esprit de corps and we all found ourselves is perfect harmony. The lively conversations never deterred from the sightseeing.  Greg knew where to find whales and dolphins.  When he spotted a boat on the northern side of the island, he explained that this was a sure indicator of unusually calm seas.   Eventually we landed in front of a very steep and majestic waterfall.  As we walked about the small grassy/rocky area, the comradery was even more wonderful.  Greg shared a bit about his family and the four passengers spoke about familiar themes that engaged the whole group.  We took group shots and Greg shot a selfie of all of us. Was the 2+ hour flight expensive?  Absolutely.  But it was replete with wonderful memories and new friendships.  Make this investment in a lifetime memory.

yesterday
Big Island - Waikoloa

AMAZING! Wes our pilot was fantastic. This experience was one of the best of my life. The volcano, the valleys and waterfalls, even whales along the coast, all made my vacation! Mahalo!

yesterday
Big Island - Waikoloa

We did the big island coast tour. Flew over to the west coast and saw whales and most of the coastline. Then headed across to the east coast. Before getting to the east coast, the pilot was very informational and answered our questions. Saw pigs and cattle roaming the land. As we were getting to the east coast, the beauty became ever more real. Huge valleys and a real sense of how this island came to be. I don’t want to ruin any surprises so just know that tears were shed of just how spectacular this ride really is. You MUST do this adventure.

yesterday
Big Island - Waikoloa

The best in Hawaii, you have to do it. Life time experience. Safe.

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