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'Circle of Fire' Volcano Helicopter Experience

From a helicopter you will take in absolutely phenomenal aerial views of the most geologically active environment on earth—the famous Kilauea Volcano, which has been erupting continually since 1983. This tour emphasizes the most current areas of volcanic activity. You’ll fly over lava flows, black sand beaches, tropical rain forests and small cascading waterfalls as you learn about the history and culture of Hawaii. Notes:Guests weighing more than 260 lbs will pay an additional surcharge up to 50% over the published fare. In accordance with FAA regulations, all passengers will weigh in at the heliport.
Average Customer Rating:
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4 out of 5(80%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for 'Circle of Fire' Volcano Helicopter Experience
Review 1 for 'Circle of Fire' Volcano Helicopter Experience
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Lots to See

Date:December 26, 2012
Teacher
Location:Slidell, LA
Cruise Date Year:2012
Cruise Date Month:December
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Fantastic! We saw fire and smoke in two different areas and waterfalls. Both sides saw as the he circled several times over each area. Very good narative and he answered questions as they were asked. Special accomidations for my husband who had a walker. Smooth take off, ride, and landing.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+6points
7out of 8found this review helpful.
Review 2 for 'Circle of Fire' Volcano Helicopter Experience
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Awesome

Date:December 12, 2012
Awesome
Location:Tampa, Florida
Cruise Date Year:2012
Cruise Date Month:October
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
I had never been in a helicopter. What a treat! The pilot spent a lot of time circling the volcano to be sure we saw it all. Afterwards, we flew over waterfalls and lush green valleys. I would do it again for sure!
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+3points
3out of 3found this review helpful.
Review 3 for 'Circle of Fire' Volcano Helicopter Experience
Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Volcano, yes-molten lava, no

Date:November 24, 2011
bobnca
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Cruise Date Year:2011
Cruise Date Month:October
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
The tour operator was organized. The helicopter itself was crowded and at times it was difficult to see what was going on. We saw smoking lava but because it was a sunny day, the pilot said we could not see the red, molten lava. Because there was not much activity at the time we also did not see the lava pouring into the ocean. This was not the tours fault, but natures. If you want to see that check the conditions before you book. Also I had an afternoon tour and had to take a cab back to the ship because the tour operator was selling videos of the flight and it took time to put it together.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+14points
16out of 18found this review helpful.
Review 4 for 'Circle of Fire' Volcano Helicopter Experience
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Wonderful trip very well presented

Date:April 24, 2011
Kaybird
Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
Cruise Date Month:April
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
I was relaxed and felt safe and comfortable.
Best Ride I have ever been on.
Would do it again for sure.
Cruise Date Year:2011
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+9points
9out of 9found this review helpful.
Review 5 for 'Circle of Fire' Volcano Helicopter Experience
Overall Rating
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Decent

Date:December 31, 2010
Adventurer
Location:Arizona
Cruise Date Month:December
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
Enjoyed it?
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
We had a great pilot, and the helicopter ride was great, but... We saw some red hot lava, and lots of steam, but was expecting more. Would have loved to have a longer ride to see some waterfalls as well. That would have made the trip worthwhile.
Cruise Date Year:2010
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
+5points
12out of 19found this review helpful.