AAA Editor Notes
Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours is at 3501 Rice St., Suite 222-C, in Harbor Mall. The 50- to 60-minute Private Island Tour offers spectacular views from a helicopter with or without doors. Other tours are offered.
Note: Due to decompression-related sickness, it is recommended that passengers wait 12-24 hours after scuba diving before flying; the amount of time is dependent on particular dive factors. Ask about possible policies regarding minimum wait time between scuba diving and flying; weight restrictions; weather, cancellation and refund policies; and the minimum and maximum number of passengers for flights. All small aircraft may encounter turbulence. Passengers should wear long pants, a jacket that closes and glasses or other eye protection; cameras must be secured with a neck or wrist strap, and other personal belongings must be stored under the seat. Validated parking is available at Harbor Mall.
Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.