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Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu provided by Magnum Helicopters

Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu

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RM 1,264.55
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 05/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 05/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
See Oahu from high in the sky with the wind in your hair on this open-door helicopter tour. Board the helicopter and ascend to enjoy unobstructed views of the island’s beaches, waterfalls, and sights like Pearl Harbour, the world’s largest agricultural maze, and the Halona Blowhole. Learn about the sights from your pilot and take away a souvenir DVD of the flight. Round-trip hotel transport included.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Magnum Helicopters
    130 Iolana Pl, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    We apologize, but we have had to temporarily suspend our Waikiki shuttle operations until further notice. Please taxi or ride share to our location. Mahalo.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    USS Arizona Memorial
    Pearl Harbor National Memorial
    Kane'ohe Bay
    Waimanalo Beach
    Makapu'u Point
    Sea Life Park Hawaii
    Aloha Tower Marketplace
    Sandy Beach Park
    Waikiki Beach
    Ala Moana Beach Park
    Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
    Honolulu Harbor
    Magic Island
    Halona Blowhole
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    Magnum Helicopters
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Diamond Head State Monument
    Sacred Falls
    Kaaawa
    Dole Plantation
  • You'll end at
    Magnum Helicopters
    130 Iolana Pl, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    We apologize, but we have had to temporarily suspend our Waikiki shuttle operations until further notice. Please taxi or ride share to our location. Mahalo.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Open-door helicopter tour over the island of Oahu
  • Thrilling, unobstructed views of natural sights and landmarks
  • Bird’s eye view of Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial and more
  • Tour narration from pilot, pickup and drop off from Waikiki hotels
What to Expect
Set your departure time and get picked up at yourWaikiki hotel. At the helipad, board an open-door helicopter and buckle in for unobstructed bird’s eye views. Throughout the flight your pilot will provide narration through a two-way headset. Fly high with the wind in your hair over Magic Island, Keehi Lagoon, the Aloha Tower, and Ala Moana Beach Park. Soar over natural and undeveloped Oahu to see waterfalls, mountains, valleys, the coral reef of Kaeohe Bay, and more on route to Ka'a'awa Valley. Further east, overlook a volcanic crater at Hanauma Bay, a popular snorkelling destination. Next, look down as you pass Sandy Beach, the lighthouse at Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park, and hover over the world’s largest agricultural maze. Finally, fly over the 1,000-foot (300-meter) Sacred Falls and take in panoramic views of Pearl Harbour before heading back to the helipad.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Magnum Helicopters, 130 Iolana Pl, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
Duration
50m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by open-door helicopter
  • Live commentary on board
  • Waikiki hotel pickup and drop-off. (Currently Suspended due to Covid-19)
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Open Seating passengers weighing more than 250 pounds (113 kg) will be charged an additional fee. Open seating passengers exceeding 300 pounds (136 kg) will be charged for an additional seat. Both fees are payable directly to the supplier on the day of the tour.
  • An individual First Class passenger’s weight must not exceed 180 pounds (81 kg). The combined weight of two First Class passengers must not exceed 345 pounds (156 kg)
  • To allow maximum flexibility in your schedule, you are not required to choose a specific flight time when booking. You may choose your desired flight time upon reconfirmation. Please note that flight times are on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Please Note: The First Class option is eligible for groups of 2 only. If there are more than 2 adults in the party, a separate reservation must be made for the remaining members of the party.
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking
  • Although we remain wheelchair accessible, we ask that guests be able to climb the two steps up into the aircraft.
  • Near public transportation
  • Minimum age of 3, to fly. Must be 12 or older to sit next to an open door.
  • Magnum Helicopters always flies with a full flight. If all four seats of the helicopter have not been sold the day before your scheduled flight we will contact you to reschedule. If unable to reschedule you will be given a full refund.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Janetta M. wrote a review Feb 2021
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We enjoyed our trip with Doug the pilot. He was very friendly and gave us a lot of information about the island. He knew I was anxious but he made us feel comfortable and safe .
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from dfroning, Manager at Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
Responded 3 days ago
Thanks for the 5-star review! I'm glad I was able to make you feel safe. It's no fun flying around scared. Aloha
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Abdul R wrote a review Feb 2021
Ewa Beach, Hawaii23 contributions
This tour was amazing!!Office Staff was so friendly, organized, and our pilot Jacob was superb in explaining while we enjoyed the scenery. Must do at least once while in OAHU & have a birds eye view of Eastern & North Shore flying over Hanauma Bay, Koko Head trail, Haloma
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from dfroning, Manager at Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for the review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience. Tell your friends. :)
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RONNI B wrote a review Feb 2021
CHICAGO2 contributions
The one-hour open-door helicopter ride around Oahu was by far the best activity I paid for in Hawaii, and worth every penny of the tab. You really get to see ALL of the island from a close-up arial view, including parts that are unaccessible any other way. 2-way communication
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from dfroning, Manager at Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you Ronni. Good call on the sweater. Some people find it hard to believe they can get cold in Hawaii, but "yes" is can happen. Aloha
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Melissa wrote a review Feb 2021
Spokane, Washington7 contributions2 helpful votes
We recently took a doors off tour of Oahu with Magnum Helicopters and it was, hands down, worth every penny. We were welcomed by Janae and she was very helpful with pre-flight information. She's definitely an asset to the team! Our pilot, Jacob, was friendly, engaging, and full
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from dfroning, Manager at Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
Responded 3 days ago
Thanks for the review Melissa. I'm glad Jacob and Janae (actually "Shanae") took good care of you. Please visit us in Hawaii again. Aloha
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Nick G wrote a review Jan 2021
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Flight was AMAZING. I had done one flight prior over the Grand Canyon, but this was actually better. Doors Off is the way to go. Evan (our pilot) made us feel really comfortable and also gave a lot of history and facts as we flew over each place. The highlight of the flight was
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from dfroning, Manager at Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
Responded 19 Jan 2021
Thank you, Nick. Glad you enjoyed the tour. After flying around Oahu for 18 years, the view from above never gets old.
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kateeptak
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The most fun I’ve ever had!!
This experience was literally the most fun I’ve ever had in my entire life! The staff was friendly and helped calm
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Kristi A
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Fantastic!
Even though we had rented a car and drove all around Oahu, the helicopter tour gave us a different perspective. We
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Jeremy S
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Awesome
One of the best experiences in Hawaii. Open sides and a flight around the entire Island. Definitely not to miss
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Gerry S
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A must when in when in Oahu,
What an experience, recommend taking this flight after Pearl Habour tour and before driving around the Island. Bird
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basibrg
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What an awesome adventure!
We did the doors off adventure and it was so worth it! Steve was our pilot and he did a fantastic job from start to
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Roam204306
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Doors Off!
I'm 68 years old and have always been afraid of heights. I've ridden on a helicopter just once before in my life.
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dje1965
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Awesome Experience
My wife and I have just returned from a Magnum doors off helicopter ride. The whole experience was great. Booking w
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Bayoulinda6
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Open door helicopter tour
The ride is an amazing way to see beautiful views and Jeff, the pilot was an excellent tour guide. I highly recomm
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calowman
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A great way to see the island!
I thoroughly enjoyed the Magnum helicopter tour of Oahu. It was scary as hell sometimes because I had never been in
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Trent L
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You have to do this!
Hello All.. Just wanted to write a quick note to say how much fun this adventure is. Do not let the price deter you
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Lucie787
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Bucket List Item, Awesome Experience!
This was hands down the best experience we had while on our Hawaii vacation. Every part of this experience was perf
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Leebucketlist
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50 minutes over Oahu
The whole experience was fabulous from being picked up on time, safety briefing on the bus and at the heliport. The
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JessieC250
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Highlight of our trip
I purchased this tour as a birthday gift for my boyfriend and we are SO glad we did it. It was truly the highlight
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CraigW7306
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Family Helicopter tour Oahu.
A must if you visit the island. First time helicopter for the family and boy did we pick a good. Pilot Nathan was
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O3093NImichaelp
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Capped off a great Holiday
One of the best scenic helicopter flights I’ve been on. Steve our pilot had great commentary and the team were very
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Key Details
  • Duration: 50m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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