Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the 45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
While we were in Hawaii volcano activity was mostly in inaccessible regions, and the flight was the only way we could see a recent lava flow. The open door heli certainly added to the excitement of the trip, and made photo opportunities better. We would certainly recommend this trip
Absolutely top notch and worth every penny. The staff are very personable and friendly. Would recommend this trip to, anyone.
It was excellent. Our pilot was great. We recommended this to anyone thinking about it
Our open door helicopter ride over the volcanoes was brilliant.
The check in process good, the safety briefing was well done as was getting us into the helicopter, safely strapped in and off we went.
The lava was present, you could feel the heat as we flew in close over it and to see it us close was amazing.
Joyce our pilot was tremendous, she kept us informed with all sorts of useful information.
All in all a great trip to do and well worth it -
Viator.com bombarded me with so many e-mails after I booked the trip that I missed the e-mail saying they could not accommodate me. Two days after I booked the flight they e-mailed me saying the time I selected was unavailable. Two days! By that time I did not have web access. My son and I drove two + hours only to find out that we had to wait over four hours for our flight.
The flight was worth it and the company we book was very nice, but to waste four hours is unacceptable. When the tour company contacted Viator about this, they said nothing could be done. Apparently from the tour company this has happened more than once.
What a wonderful experience with no doors, very exciting would thoroughly recommend the trip
If you're going to do one tour on the big island, do this. It's exceptional. It's a thrilling way of seeing one of the most amazing sights on this planet. Dress warm, it gets cold up there!
It was amazing! We actually got to see two lava flows into the ocean and pools of lava formed while we were flying back, so we have pictures of that as well. I would definitely recommend the open door experience, but make sure you dress warmly and ladies, tie back your hair. It's very windy up there.
It was one of the highlights of our vacation. Loved every minute of it.
Would highly recommend it. Worth every penny!!!
Bill and Betty Ryckman
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Out trip was awesome. Rick is an awesome pilot and kept us steady even in challenging weather conditions. Very professional staff as well.
Fantastic, thrill ride. We flew over macadamia nuts plantations, lava fields and then into the crater of an active volcano!!!!! Our very obliging pilot then circled over the cruise ship that we were on. Highly recommend.
Fantastic trip, pilot really good, telling us interesting things but not continually chatting. highly recommend this trip
The open door heli ride is well worth doing!!! My friends and I had booked our flight for one morning but was cancelled due to weather, were were given a choice of a full refund or the chance to reschedule (which we chose to do). The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and tried to ensure that everyone was kept happy. The pilot took into consideration everyone on board - turning the helicopter all angles so that everyone was able to see and take photos, leaving no one disappointed with their flight experience! And can't forget the views... seeing the volcano and lava fields from a birds eye view really is an experience!