See the islands best kept scenic secrets
Departing regularly from the Hilo airport, Paradise Helicopters can grant you access to some of the best-kept scenic secrets of your island getaway vacation. See Hilo from above, and see what you’ve been missing! Whether you’re looking to get up close and personal with active lava flows or you want to view the area’s tropical rainforests with the doors off from above, our Hilo Helicopter Tours are among our most popular. All of our professional pilots have a deep love of the surrounding areas and fundamental knowledge of the natural landscape and volcanoes on the island. Enjoy a personalized and fully narrated helicopter tour over the lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls and stunning shorelines – and experience the breathtaking beauty and magic of Hawaii’s volcanic treasures in this once-in-a lifetime flight.
Located at the foot of two volcanoes and overlooking the spectacular Hilo Bay, Hilo is the ideal destination for those who wish to catch a glimpse of the rough beauty of Hawaii’s coastlines and fiery mountains. The city is known to locals as the “biggest small town” on the island, giving it a great combination of small-town aloha spirit and access to the kinds of shops and restaurants that make a vacation memorable. Many visitors call this cultural center home during their stay in Hawaii. With a central location perfect for beginning your exploration of the natural beauty of the Hawaiian landscape, it’s also a great base for a helicopter tour for a more in-depth look at all the area has to offer.