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Airplane Tours

Big Island Airplane Tours

Imagine yourself soaring like a bird over the remote lush valleys, hidden waterfalls, and active lava flows of the Big Island. If this sounds merely like an amazing dream, well, an airplane tour can make your dream come true! The Big Island boasts a terrain that is largely inaccessible by land vehicle or on foot, so the best way to tour the island is from the air. Small craft planes use considerably less fuel than helicopters do and the savings is passed on to you, making airplane tours one of the best, most eco-friendly, and economical ways to experience the exquisite beauty of the Big Island. And of course the photo opportunities from an airplane are like no other! If you’ve been searching for things to do in Hawai’i’s Big Island, we highly recommend an airplane tour!

Airplane Tour Companies on the Big Island

We have two highly experienced airplane tour operators on The Orchid Isle, as the Big Island is affectionately called. Our knowledgeable pilots will share a wealth of cultural lore and historical facts while you aerially tour amazing sights such as the deep jungles and cascading waterfalls of the Hāmākua Coast, the spectacular lava flows of Kīlauea, the world’s most active volcano, the spectacular summit of Mauna Kea, and the Big Island’s rugged coastline.

Big Island Airplane Tour Operators

Big Island Air offers excellent fixed-wing craft tours of the whole island. Departing out of Kona Airport, Big Island Air provides two tour packages, and also offers exclusive charters to multiple islands. Fly over the waterfall-laced Hāmākua Coast and the west shore’s pristine white-sand beaches, up over the north coast jungles and dramatic sea cliffs of Kōhala, and explore the spectacular active lava flows of Kīlauea Volcano. On the other side of the island, ʻIolani Air Tour Company at Hilo Airport focuses on the wild and intense active lava flows of Kīlauea Volcano. Get a bird’s-eye-view into boiling, red-hot Puʻu Oʻo vent and soar over rivers of lava flowing to the ocean. ʻIolani Air Tour Company also offers romantic, exclusive tours for two. Or, rent your own plane from ‘Iolani and go wherever you want to!

A Top-Flight Experience

Whether you are bringing the whole family or want a private charter for two, we can meet your airplane touring needs. Contact our Big Island vacation experts at ILoveHawaii.com today to book an unforgettable airplane tour experience filled with wonder and smiles. We hope you enjoy your time on the Big Island; for even more things to do in Big Island, check out the activities below: