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A Private Helicopter Tour Like No Other

Mauna Loa Helicopters has been offering private sightseeing tours over Kauai since 2006, and we recently expanded to offer tour operations from our island bases on Oahu and the Big Island. Along with our impeccable safety record, we take pride in making each tour a spectacular, personalized experience. We exclusively use the incredibly reliable and energy-efficient Robinson helicopters. We fly under IE: FAA Part 136.

Our Pilots

Mauna Loa Helicopters started out as a flight training school and has been training professional helicopter pilots for 22 years. As a result, all of our pilots are highly trained and have years of experience flying over Hawaii’s varied terrain and navigating its uniquely diverse weather conditions. They are also Certified Flight Instructors, especially skilled and current in safety operations. Because of this blend of skills, they are a great source of information about not only local landmarks, but also the operation of helicopters and the unique aspects of life in Hawai’i. During your flight, each pilot provides a personal narration accompanied by an individually selected soundtrack.

Our Office

Need more information or interested in scheduling a tour? Our aloha spirited staff is happy to assist you. You can reach all islands from 8:00am to 4:00pm Hawaii Standard Time. We can also be reached via email at [email protected].

Learn to Fly with Us

If you are interested in learning more about Mauna Loa Helicopters Training Schools, please visit our sister website at

Photographer’s Paradise

With near-perfect weather, stunning ridgelines, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Hawaii is a true gem. We’ve worked with a lot of photographers over the years who are lucky enough to call our island paradise home. Click the button below to check out a few of our favorites at the moment.