Oahu 60-Minute Helicopter Tour: Doors On or Off

4.8 / 5

39 reviews

Oahu 60-Minute Helicopter Tour: Doors On or Off

From $325 per person

This tour offers an unforgettable experience for anyone who chooses to ascend through the blue skies by chopper. You’ll have the pleasure of witnessing Hawaii's iconic attractions, magnificent views and crystal clear waters.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available


  • Enjoy your helicopter tour around Oahu with doors on or off
  • See spectacular island sights like North Shore's Banzai Pipeline, the Chinaman’s Hat, Makapu’u Lighthouse, the Sacred Falls, and Kaneohe Bay
  • Fly over the USS Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor
  • Experience dazzling panoramas of Waikiki Beach & Diamond Head
Full description
Hop into the helicopter and be welcomed by the iconic Waikiki skyline, built upon the sought-after gold sand beaches. Fly past the National Natural Monument, Diamond Head, and round the volcanic cliffs to Makapu’u Lighthouse, which hosts the largest lens of all US-based lighthouses. Navigate your way up Windward Coast, and see views of Ko’olau Mountains sitting prominently in the distance. Pass over the heavenly Lanikai Beach and its gorgeous coral formations, and see why Kaneohe Bay is regarded as one of the most scenic locations on Earth. Gliding past the Chinaman’s Hat, which sits just off the east coast of Oahu, and notice the Ka’a’awa Valley. The historic home to previous Kings of the island precedes the lush rainforest terrain surround the Sacred Falls. After that, you’ll head to the North Shore. Have a peek out at the world’s best surfing talent at the Banzai Pipeline and Waimea Bay. Loop back towards home, and get a glance of the Dole Plantation, home to some of the world’s juiciest pineapples. Last, but certainly not least, you’ll slowly pass over Pearl Harbor, home to the USS Arizona Memorial, a tranquil end to the tour.
  • Helicopter tour around Oahu
  • Live guided tour commentary
  • Straps and cases provided for cell phones at base
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Jacket
  • Long pants
  • Hair tie
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Intoxication

Know before you go

  • Intoxicated passengers will not fly; the operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or appear to be intoxicated, and they will be charged in full
  • When booking the doors off experience, your seat may or may not be directly adjacent to an open door
  • Only passengers weighing 80 lbs or more may fly with the door off in our Robinson R44 helicopter
  • Only passengers weighing 100 lbs or more may fly with the door off in our Airbus Astar helicopter
  • For each guest weighing 270 pounds or more, a weight and balance fee is required to safely balance the aircraft; this charge is equal to 50% off of the regular tour price and will be assessed after booking
  • All passengers 24 months and older must purchase a full-fare seat
  • If you plan to scuba dive within 24 hours of the flight time, you may not take part
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 39 reviews

Review summary

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It was a very nice flight. We made the flight almost at the end of our trip so that we could see what we still had to do. The view was incredible and recommended to everyone. Everything was very well organized, from the pick-up, over the flight, to the return transfer.

September 23, 2019

From start to finish, Novictor Helicopter was a class act...with personal pickup/dropoff at the hotel, great, friendly, accommodating staff, professional/skillful/informative pilot (who also was very attentive to our comfort level, eg, my wife was initially white knuckle), and an incredible flight over the island...hands down a highlight of our trip. Highly recommended!

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May 17, 2019

Geoff was an amazing pilot and very informative! This is a must do for anyone. But must do it doors off!!!!

March 20, 2021

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