Imagine experiencing the most breathtakingly stunning views of Oahu from 20,000 feet above the ground. This tour is an amazing 45 minute helicopter ride above Oahu that gives guests views of the island’s most magnificent sites ranging from the majestic hills to turquoise waters that cradle the small isle.

Chopper's ready, lets go!
Chopper’s ready, lets go!

As its name professes, the tour offers splendid views of ‘hidden Oahu’ as guests will be able to see features of the island above the clouds that they may not have otherwise even know existed. From historic landmarks to volcanic landscapes and everything in-between, this tour is a gift to the eyes and so much more.

 

What’s Included?

This spectacular 45-minute helicopter tour offers the best of Oahu. This is regardless of time of visit or weather conditions as the knowledgeable and skilled pilots will chose the optimal route based on weather conditions and other factors.

As such, several must see attractions are included in every tour; including Keehi Lagoon, the historic Honolulu Harbor, Aloha Tower, the beautiful Hanauma Bay, the Dole Pineapple Plantation, Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island and the world-famous Waikiki Beach!

The tropical beauty that is Hanauma Bay
The tropical beauty that is Hanauma Bay

Of course, famous monuments and historical sites such as Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial are included as well with Oahu’s lush valleys and waterfalls dotted in-between.

Are you amazed as yet? Imagine 45-minutes of panoramic views of all this while you sour with birds about the heavens. Indeed, this tour is one of the best ways to see all that there is to see in Oahu without every hiking up mountains, walking dirt tracks or treading through forests.

What You Can Expect

This tour is guaranteed to be an experience of a lifetime. The thrill, the adrenaline and the sheer sense of delight is sure to excite all who dare to take a ride.

While in the air, there will be much to see, however, there are several highlights that the pilot will direct you to.

One of the most eye catching features of Oahu is Hanauma Bay which lies on the east end of the island. The bay is essentially the remnants of a volcano crater that is today a marine sanctuary and popular snorkel location. Flying over this location, the helicopter tour will reveal views of the Halona Blowhole, Sandy Beach, Makapuu Point and its lighthouse, followed by the vibrant Sea Life Park.

The rugged Diamond Head in spring
The rugged Diamond Head (extinct volcano) in spring

Up next is the is a Chinaman’s Hat, a funny shaped basalt islet seen on route to the popular “Jurassic Park” valley, where the famous movie was partly shot.

If you think that was all, you haven’t even met the highlight yet. Undoubtedly the eye feasting zenith of this tour, Sacred Falls is a 1,000-foot (300-meter) steep drop waterfall that reveals the gentle might of nature. About the falls lies the world’s largest agricultural maze, housed at the Dole Pineapple Plantation.This is in fact one place tourists will not see unless via an helicopter tour as the area is closed off to visitors due to a  tragic landslide that occurred in 1999.

Complementing the aerial tour with a scenic backdrop is the powdery white sands of Waimanalo Beach as you straddle onward to view the gorgeous coral formations of Kaeohe Bay.

Also included in the tour is a panoramic view of Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial, providing a fitting end to a 45 minute adventure.

 

Why Our Visitors Choose This Tour

This tour is not only about souring above world-famous attractions, but also convenience. There are departures every 30 minutes as well as pickup and drop-off from Waikiki hotels.

It’s easy to see that there’s no way you should leave the Oahu paradise without taking a helicopter ride. Without a doubt, a thrilling and scenic helicopter tour is certainly be the best way to appreciate the islands’ palette of colors; from turquoise blue to intense sapphire and all the other dazzlingly brilliant island panoramas and endless scenic views from a unique birds-eye point of view.

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