Lanai: Molokai Sea Cliffs
Starting June 1, 2020
This flight is a private excursion. Due to social distancing requirements, we have modified our cabin seating arrangement and this tour seats up to five (5) guests. Learn more about our new elevated health & safety protocol in response to COVID-19. Call or chat with our reservations team to inquire about other aircraft options that may be available.
Explore the islands of Lāna‘i and Moloka‘i from above with Paradise Helicopters. Launching from Lāna‘i, there is no time to waste getting to the north side of Moloka‘i, where millennia of exposure to the natural elements of wind, wave, and rain have sculpted the tallest sea cliffs in the world. They are sure to take your breath away as you explore amidst the sheer waterfalls and drop offs decorated by lush tropical forests. After crossing by the historical town of Kalaupapa, you will view northern and eastern Lāna‘i – including Kānepu‘u dryland forest preserve, Keahiakawelo (the “Garden of the Gods”), Polihua, and long, sandy beaches – as you finish the circuit.
- This is a private helicopter tour. Your party of up to six guests will enjoy the helicopter all to your selves.
- World’s Tallest Sea Cliffs (almost 4000’ above the Pacific!)
- Historical town of Kalaupapa
- Pristine, long sandy beaches
- Lush Rainforests
- Northern and Eastern Lānai
- Inaccessible Mountains
- Kānepu‘u dryland forest preserve
- Keahiakawelo (the “Garden of the Gods”)
Make your tour epic with our exclusive and signature add-ons.
Upgrade your Molokai Sea Cliff tour to include approximately 45 minutes on the ground with easy walks at Paradise’s exclusive Moloka‘i Lookout. You’ll take in views of the remote Kalaupapa peninsula below, and look down the shoreline to glimpse the world’s tallest sea cliffs. Enjoy a toast of bubbly and gourmet pupus (appetizers) while you enjoy the views.
Soak in stunning views and slow down to “Molokai time” while you enjoy a light snack and the vantage of our exclusive Molokai Lookout. Over millennia, the elements have worked together to carve beautiful ridges that stand proud of the sea. You will feel a world away with the world’s tallest sea cliffs trailing toward the horizon in both directions, building in height to over 4,000 feet above sea level to the east. Meanwhile, the expanse of the Kalaupapa Peninsula nestles 600 feet below at the foot of the cliffs, hemmed in by the wind-tossed ocean. This landing is a special opportunity to grasp how the unique history of Kalaupapa is intimately tied to the isolation of its landscape. It was on this remote finger that over 8,000 people were sentenced to live and die due to leprosy. Now a National Park, Kalaupapa is a monument to the strength of the human spirit illustrated time and again by these brave souls and by the immense compassion of the people who were compelled to help them, notably Father Damien and Sister Marianne Cope.
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*Approx. 1 hour 25 minutes total air tour flight time in a Bell 407 helicopter
- Two-way communication between you, your pilot, and your group
- Fully narrated tour
- All taxes and fuel surcharge included
- Rate is based on a private tour
- Aircraft can seat up to 6 guests
Easy: Suitable for adults, children and seniors.
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Includes up to 5 guests per tour