Frequently Asked Questions
No. At Mauna Loa Helicopters, we feel that you should not have to share your flight. Therefore, we fly exclusively private tours for parties of two, three or four. On our most popular tour for two, we purposely leave the third passenger seat vacant. This way you will not have to share the aircraft with any second party. This is your tour.
Kaua’i: No – All Bookings are Private Tours
O’ahu : We offer both guaranteed VIP Private Tours and also the option or a cheaper shared seating tour in our helicopters.
Proposal Flights are only available on a private VIP tour
Yes. The requirement is to pay for a minimum of 2 seats on our standard adventures. You can also private charter the aircraft as well. Please call the phone number listed for the island you are visiting for more details.
O’ahu Tours: We offer the option of single seat bookings on all shared seating tours in Oah’u. This applies to the 60 Minute Oah’u experience and 45 minute O’ahu Magic Tour.
Special offers and discounts can be found from time to time on Instagram @maunaloahelitours
Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours does waive all airport fees and fuel surcharges.
Our pilots are skillful in selecting a flight path that affords passengers on both sides of the aircraft the same amazing views.
Passenger safety is our #1 priority at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours
Doors on/off helicopter tours provide you with an uninterrupted view and enhance your photograph quality however flying with the doors off also carries some additional risk.
1. The Pilot in Command must be obeyed at all times.
2. The use of extendable “Selfie Sticks” is strictly prohibited
3. ALL body parts including feet, hands & arms must be kept inside the helicopter at all
4. All cameras and mobile phones can only be allowed on the helicopter if they are
attached to a handle with a lanyard or strap.
5. There are no exceptions to the above rules.
Mauna Loa Helicopter tours will immediately terminate your helicopter tour if there are any
breaches of the above rules.
I agree to the terms and conditions listed below and will abide by all the rules for doors on/off helicopter tours. I understand that any breach of these rules will result in an immediate termination of my helicopter tour without refund or recourse.
On Which Island is Your Tour Taking Place Today?:
Big Island of Hawai’i
LIABILITY WAIVER FORM
Compensation for loss or damage to aircraft, persons or other property and equipment
Passengers are liable for any loss or damage to aircraft, persons or other property and
equipment including reasonable attorneys’ fees, if any, resulting from their own negligence.
Indemnity Agreement & Release of Liability Acknowledgement of Risks and Hazards, Assumption of Risk, Waiver of Rights.
I, hereby acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate in a helicopter flight provided by Mauna Loa Helicopters (hereinafter referred to as MLH).
I am aware that helicopter flights may be a hazardous activity, and I am voluntarily
participating in this activity with knowledge of the danger involved and hereby agree to
assume and accept any and all risks of injury or death.
As lawful consideration for being permitted by MLH to participate in these activities,
I hereby agree that I, my heirs, distributes, guardians, legal representatives and assigns will not make a claim against, sue, attach the property of, or prosecute MLH and /or any of its principals, employees, agents or contractors for injury or damage resulting from the negligence or other acts, howsoever caused, by any principal, employee, agent or contractor of MLH as result of my participation in helicopter flight.
In addition, I hereby release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless MLH and its principals,
employees, agents and contractors from all actions, claims or demands, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, I, my heirs, distributes, guardians, legal representatives, or assigns now have or may hereafter have for injury or damage resulting from my participation in helicopter
I have carefully read this agreement and fully understand its contents. I am aware that this is a release of liability and a contract between myself and Mauna Loa Helicopters, and/or its principals, employees, agents, and contractors, and I have signed it of my own free will.
I understand and will comply with the above rules regarding my doors off helicopter tour:
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