Pali Makani Helicopter Tour - Oahu

From: $171   


Honolulu International Airport - Honolulu, Hawaii


Daily - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Get a bird's eye view of the many magnificent landmarks of Oahu on the sightseeing Pali Makani Helicopter Tour!

  • Certified FAA pilot will offer in-flight narration using two-way communication headsets
  • You'll circle the southern tip of the island on the approximately 30-minute flight
  • Sit in the 6-passenger, A-Star helicopter with an air conditioned cabin and leather interior
  • View downtown Honolulu, Punchbowl, Ala Moana Beach Park, Hanauma Bay and more from above on this aerial adventure you'll never forget!

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Circle the southern tip of Oahu for breathtaking views on the Pali Makani Helicopter Tour!

The 30-minute scenic flight takes place in the limousine of helicopters, the Eurocopter A-Star. The helicopter is equipped with noise-cancelling headsets for two-way communication between the pilot and passengers, custom leather interior and air conditioning.

Sights on the scenic flight may include:

  • Keehi Lagoon
  • Honolulu Harbor
  • Aloha Tower
  • Downtown Honolulu
  • Punchbowl
  • Hanauma Bay
  • Sea Life Park
  • Famous estate where Magnum P.I., the television series was filmed
  • Mount Olomana
Discover the beauty of Oahu from the seat of a state of the art aircraft on the Pali Makani Helicopter Tour!

Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Seat assignments determined by weight and balance
  • All passengers must bring a valid form of ID
  • Passengers over 250 pounds may incur an additional fee
  • Passengers cannot scuba dive 24 hours before or after a helicopter flight
  • Flight paths may be altered in the event of shifting trade winds

Flight time is approximately 30 minutes.

Maximum Participants:
This tour is for up to 6 passengers, pending weight restrictions and the option selected.

This tour is for booked participants only, but spectators are welcome to take pictures and watch the take-off and landing.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent. In the event of inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Rubber-soled shoes are recommended.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 7 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is cancelled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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  1. Are there any age, height or weight restrictions?
    All ages are welcome on the flight, however passengers over the age of 2 are required by the FAA to sit in their own seat. Passengers over 250 pounds may be subject to an additional fee. Your seat assignment will be determined by weight and balance.
  2. Can I take pictures from the helicopter?
    Yes!The Eurocopter A-star helicopter is equipped with extra windows for better viewing and photography.
  3. What do I need to bring with me?
    Please bring a government issued, valid form of ID with you.
  4. Why is scuba diving not allowed 24 hours before and after this flight?
    Flying too soon after an underwater descent, puts divers at risk for decompression sickness. DCS can happen when one experiences a significant atmospheric pressure change within a short period of time; in this case rapidly going from a scuba dive to a high altitude. Therefore, scuba diving is not allowed 24 hours before or after a flight.
  5. What if my flight is cancelled due to weather?
    We always recommend contacting your pilot on the day of your experience if you have any concerns regarding weather. In the event your flight is cancelled due to weather you can reschedule directly with your pilot.