Oahu Circle Island Helicopter Tour (Kapolei)

Tour Duration

75 Minutes

Activity Times

3:00 PM, 9:30 AM




This is the perfect Oahu helicopter tour if you are staying in the Ko'Olina resort area, located on Oahu's west shore. During this memorable flight, you'll circle the entire island of Oahu and enjoy plenty of great photo opportunities.


Circle island helicopter tour of Oahu
Two-way communication between you and your pilot
Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial and Missouri battleship
Honolulu Harbor and Waikiki Beach
Koko Crater, Hanauma Bay and Makapuu Lighthouse
Beautiful Kaneohe Bay and Ko'olau Mountains
Sacred Falls
Oahus world-famous surfing beaches on the North Shore
Kaena Point, Oahus northwestern tip
Waianae Mountains and Makaha Valley
Remote white-sand beaches of Yokohama, Makaha and Makua

What's Included?

One hour and 15 minute Helicopter Tour around Oahu
Fully-narrated tour
Two-way communication between you and the pilot
Upgrade Options
Scenic Landing
Front Co-Pilot Seat
Window Seat Requests
Carbon Offset


Departing from the Kalaeloa Airport in Kapolei, West Oahu. During this memorable flight you’ll circle the entire island of Oahu and visit all the top highlights of Oahu. You’ll see Battleship row and the USS Arizona Memorial of Pearl Harbor, soaring high over the busy town of Waikiki, iconic Diamond Head Crater, continuing east to Kaneohe Bay, Sacred Falls and the surfing beaches on the North Shore. As you round Kaena Point you get a glimpse of the serene Waianae Mountain Range, Oahu's hidden gem. Beautiful Makaha Valley comes into view as you are a few minutes away from arriving back to Ko Olina.

Lush mountains define the top Oahu

Covering the island of Oahu from above, our Circle Island Helicopter Tour is the only full-circle tour of Oahu by helicopter. See incredible aerial views starting with a taste of history over Pearl Harbor, the WWII Arizona Memorial, and Battleship Missouri. Next, soar above the bustling Honolulu Harbor, beautiful Waikiki, and iconic Diamond Head Crater. Heading further east, you’ll overfly Koko Head Crater and Hanauma Bay before Sandy Beach and Makapu‘u Lighthouse. Heading north, you will come across the fantastic coral formations of Kane‘ohe Bay, Mokoli‘i (Chinaman’s Hat) and take a peek into “Jurassic Park”– or, as it has been known locally for hundreds of years, Ka‘a‘awa Valley. The thousand-foot cascade of Kaliuwaa (Sacred Falls) is sure to stun you, and is accessible only by air.

Hidden Waterfalls are a fascinating site on Oahu

Then you’ll see the Polynesian Cultural Center, Turtle Bay Resort, and world-famous surfing spots of the North Shore – Sunset, Pipeline, Waimea Bay and more. As you round Ka‘ena Point, you get a glimpse of the serene Wai‘anae Coast, a hidden gem of the island. Uncrowded and glorious white sand beaches – Yokohama, Makaha, and Poka‘i – lace the coast. Historic Makaha Valley comes into view as you are a few minutes away from arriving back to Ko‘olina.


Know Before You Book

  • Helicopter holds 6 Passenger on the Bell 407 helicopter
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Weight and balance of helicopters is an important part of our safety program. Seating is assigned based on weight and balance following guidelines which have been approved by the FAA.
  • For guests who are driving themselves, please arrive at the Kalaeloa Airport Tower parking lot 30 minutes prior to your tour departure.
  • There is free parking at Kalaeloa Airport (JRF).
  • If you are prone to motion sickness, please take proper medication


Adult (under 270 lbs)
Child (2-10 years)
Lap Child (0-1 years)
Adult (over 270 lbs)

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Getting There

Activity Location/Address:

  • Paradise Helicopters Tours of Hawaii, 300 Midway St Kapolei, HI 96707

Special Notes

Due to weight and balance requirements, tour times listed above are requests for AM or PM tours. An agent will reach out to you to confirm the time that works for your group.
Check-in at the Kalaeloa Airport Tower parking lot 30 min prior to your tour departure
Our van will then pick you up to take thru security gate
Doors Off Tour seating up to 6 guests
All staff & guests are required to wear masks
Tour time will be confirmed by agent after booking which is dependent on weight and balance of helicopter
Extra Costs apply for any passenger over 270lbs
Children 2 years and older require a full seat
Children under 2 years can sit on lap

Frequently Asked Questions & Policies

Weight and balance of helicopters is an important part  of our safety program. An Extra Seat fee is assessed for any guests weighing 270 lbs and over at the time of check-in.

Each guest weighing 270 lbs. or more must purchase an extra seat for weight and balance purposes. The extra seat is discounted by 15% (before fuel surcharge). All guests who purchase an extra seat are guaranteed a window seat.

Weights for all guests are requested at the time of booking, and their accuracy is essential to ensure the comfort and safety of all guests. To ensure safety, we weigh all guests at check-in, and if we are unable to fly a guest due to an inaccurate weight provided at the time of booking, no refund will be made.

A full refund is available if a cancellation is made 2 or more business days in advance of the scheduled flight. Any cancellation made less than 48 hours in advance will receive no refund.