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Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On

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icon45 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Make your Oahu visit even more magical with this 45-minute scenic helicopter ride. Experience the island like you’ve never seen it before, flying above island landmarks including Sacred Falls, Diamond Head, Maunalua Bay, the Ko'olau Mountains, Ka'a'awa Valley, Pearl Harbor, and more. Trips include round-trip hotel and a choice of ‘doors on’ or ‘doors off’ flights.
  • Explore Oahu like you've never seen it on a 45-minute helicopter sightseeing flight
  • Get bird's eye views of famous Oahu sights like Sacred Falls and Diamond Head
  • Choose between 'doors on' and 'doors off' flight options
  • Cruise above Pearl Harbor and the famous USS Arizona Memorial
  • See Oahu from a unique perspective few visitors ever get too see
  • Perfect trip for a special occasion or a romantic moment
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155 Kapalulu Pl #197, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Select a convenient departure time when booking, and begin your tour at Rainbow Helicopters located in Honolulu International Airport.

Climb aboard your helicopter and enjoy your pre-selected choice of a “doors on” or “doors off” flight as you take off above this tropical Hawaiian island. Cruise above some of Oahu’s most famous landmarks, starting with a bird’s eye view of the Honolulu Harbor and a flight over the island’s south shore.

You’ll then zoom above the famous Diamond Head crater before proceeding above the clear waters of Manalua Bay and the vibrant reefs of Hanauma Bay on Oahu’s eastern shore. From there you’ll pass near the tiny lighthouse above the cliffs of Makapu’u and then trace the Ko’olau Mountains heading toward Lanikai Beach and the “Chinamans’ Hat.” Continuing your scenic ride, travel up into Ka'a'awa Valley and get a panoramic look at Sacred Falls, Oahu’s tallest waterfall.

Finish up your breathtaking helicopter experience by cruise over to the iconic Pearl Harbor site, where you’ll get an up-close look at the iconic USS Arizona Memorial before heading back to the airport. You’ll receive a drop-off back at your hotel after your flight.
Itinerary
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Diamond Head State Monument
A slow loop above mighty Diamond Head lets you peer directly into one of Oahu's most famous landmarks.
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Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
You continue over crystal clear Maunalua Bay and head towards the island’s rugged eastern shores and Hanauma Bay’s spectacular reefs.
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Lanikai Beach
You spy the little lighthouse perched above the cliffs of Makapu’u as you round the Eastern Shore and over the longest stretch of beach on the entire island of Oahu. Follow the Ko'olau Mountains up the Windward Coast to world-renowned Lanikai Beach and the aptly-named Chinaman’s Hat resting on the water.
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Kaaawa
The pilot guides your helicopter into the pristine forest and jagged cliffs of the magnificent Ka'a'awa Valley. Hold on tight as you fly deep into the mountains for a panoramic view of Oahu's highest waterfall, Sacred Falls.
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Dole Plantation
You head back towards the airport with a passage over the mountains and the island's inland sea - Dole Plantation's "Pineapple Sea".
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USS Arizona Memorial
This incredible tour doesn't end until you have completed a solemn pass by Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Safety of flight is our primary concern. The operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or appear to be intoxicated. Intoxicated passengers will not fly and they will be charged in full.
  • For doors off tours, jackets and/or sweatshirts, closed toe shoes, and hair ties are required. Long pants are recommended.
  • When booking the doors off experience, your seat may or may not be directly adjacent to an open door.
  • Only passengers weighing 80 lbs or more may fly with the door off in our Robinson R44 helicopter. Only passengers weighing 100 lbs or more may fly with the door off in our Airbus Astar helicopter.
  • For each guest weighing 270 pounds or more, a weight and balance fee is required to safely balance the aircraft. This charge is equal to 50% off of the regular tour price and will be assessed after booking.
  • All passengers 24 months and older must purchase a full fare seat.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Rainbow Helicopters

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Since you chose to fly with the doors off, I suggest you bring a light jacket or a sweater and if anyone in your party has long hair, please bring a hair tie. "" See review
  • "Do the doors off, you'll get the best views ever!" See review
  • "This was a great tour and it’s worth the money." See review

Reviews

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Great adventure
Caroline_H
, Apr 2021
This was such a great adventure and we saw views we couldn’t see from anywhere else! We especially loved the waterfall!
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Awesome experience!
Xochilt
, Apr 2021
Awesome experience, everyone was super nice and friendly, the views were beautiful. We last minute decided to do doors off and everyone was super helpful. Definitely recommend doing doors off, the experience was amazing.
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Helicopter tour of Oahu
Dena_O
, Apr 2021
We had an amazing time exploring Oahu from the air! It was beautiful! And our guide Joey was awesome and pointed out things we would have never seen on our own! We highly recommend this excursion!!
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Fun in the Air!!
Nita_H
, Apr 2021
Our Pilot Cat was AWESOME. She made my mom and daughter feel very comfortable and safe on their first helo ride. She provided us with little tidbits on every area we went to..
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Great scenery very uncomfortable
Don_H
, Apr 2021
The very dramatic scenery was somewhat muted by the fact that two couples were crammed in the back of the copter. For the money you charged we expected a more comfortable experience.
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over good
Gerardo_R
, Apr 2021
was great. to see part of the island from the top and some a better places was wonderfull we love it a lot. thank you very much for everything
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Beautiful ride- make sure you verify what your flight consists of
Christian_B
, Apr 2021
Nice flight with pretty views. Time & my girlfriend booked this for a romantic flight. They called us a day prior to our flight to change the time, & they added another couple to fly with. Took away from our $500 plus experience, was slightly disappointing to take away from ours & the other couple’s experience in exchange for more money for them. They told us the couple would be joining us when we arrived, & you can only get refunded if you cancel 24 hours ahead of time. So we were stuck with what they gave us.
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1st Helicopter Ride
mia_m
, Apr 2021
Paul was an amazing tour guide!! He gave us so much fun facts, suggestions where to visit, and overall made the flight comfortable and fun for my partner & I. Visiting from Cali to here was truly worth it!! Thanks Paul!!!
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Breathe taking amazing
Jose_N
, Apr 2021
The whole flight was very memorable and the pilot Joey was very informative about the island. Definitely a must do while in Hawaii!!!
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A view and education!
Tami_M
, Apr 2021
The views were incredible! Our ground crew was friendly and the pilot was informative about the island. My husband and I loved it! He saw turtles from the right side of the helicopter. I didnt but was in awe of the steep green slopes of Oahu and the turquoise coves. The 45 minutes may have been a smidge too long for our young kids. Otherwise, it was well worth it!
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