Fly Above It All

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It would be a mistake to rely on synonyms or metaphors to describe a FLYING TOUR of Hawai‘i Island. One could say it’s like a mythical ride on a magic carpet, or a scene from a James Bond thriller, with a chopper soaring above volcano craters.

But really, it’s one of those awe- inspiring things you simply have to see for yourself.

The aerial view of the Hāmākua Coast, from Hilo to Waipi‘o Valley, is truly magical. Expect to witness roaring waterfalls, vertical forests and tiny villages during a Hāmākua NOTE : Many ev ents and b usinesses may have c hanged day s and times of operatio n due to C

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Valley, you’ll be thrilled by the island’s version of Eden.

BIG ISLAND AIR’S PREMIER ISLAND TOUR allows guests to “see it all,” from waterfalls and lush valleys to stunning coastal views. PARADISE HELICOPTERS (paradisehelicopters. com) off ers a doors-off experience, and tours above lava fi elds, rainforests and waterfalls.

Whether you buy a ticket on a helicopter or a FIXED-WING AIRPLANE, the view from above will give you a new appreciation for the island’s natural wonders.