6-7 Hours
Big Island
Pick Up
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Best Of Hawaii


Paradise Helicopter’s Zip & Dip Adventure tour combines three great adventures in one trip. Soar over Hawai‘i Island, seeing the strikingly beautiful landscapes in a way you only can from the air on the Hawai‘i Experience air adventure. Then, zoom through the trees and hike to a private waterfall in gorgeous North Kohala.

This adventure departs from the Kona International Airport in an executive style Bell 407 helicopter. En route to the Volcano area, you will overfly the world-famous Kona coffee district and skirt three of Hawai‘i’s towering volcanoes: Hualālai, Mauna
Kea and Mauna Loa. Upon arrival to Kīlauea in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, your pilot will search out the day’s activity with the hopes of seeing red hot lava. Then, you will venture deep into uninhabited valleys that showcase Hawai‘i’s wild, untamed beauty. Water cascades down soaring sheer valley walls, and surf pounds rocky cliffs and secluded beaches.

After navigating the island by air, land in historic North Kohala where you will be
met by our partners, Kohala Zipline. They’ll outfit you with helmet and harness for the next portion of your adventure – a thrilling canopy zipline experience! Trek along elevated suspension bridges, traverse across soaring tree platforms, glide
on thrilling ziplines and rappel from the final tree. From the moment you enter the aerial trekking course, you’ll be enthralled by Kohala’s magic. Kohala Zipline Canopy Adventures offers exclusive features, such as twin WhisperLinesSM and smooth- stop braking, to ensure your safety and comfort and deliver an experience like

no other. Upon completion of the course, picnic with stunning views of the North Kohala valleys and swim under a private waterfall fed by a cool mountain stream.


  • See Kona’s famous coffee district
  • Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
  • Hunt for red, hot lava around Kīlauea
  • Rugged coastlines and beautiful beaches
  • Zipline adventure
  • Rain forests
  • Pastoral fields and ranches


  • Departure: Early Morning
  • Paradise Helicopters, Kona Airport


  • Approx. 1.5 hours* total air tour flight time in Bell 407 helicopter
  • Two-way communication between you, your pilot, and your group
  • Approx. 5 hours ground experience
  • Combine two popular ground tours (Kohala Waterfall Adventure and Kohala Canopy Tour) into one action- packed day
  • Stroll by secluded waterfalls in a private nature reserve
  • Swim and play under a private waterfall
  • Enjoy lunch at our private picnic site
  • Fun, off-road drive through private lands in open air 6WD Pinzgauers (Austrian military vehicle)
  • Fly through Kohala Zipline’s full aerial canopy course, led by two certified guides on a 9-line zip line canopy tour
  • Ground transportation available to and from the Kona Airport between Keauhou and North Kohala
  • Deli style lunch with assorted beverages
  • Please make reservations no less than 48 hrs in advance to confirm tour availability


  • Must be able to walk over uneven terrain and short climbs
  • This tour is not recommended for guests with back or neck problems, an extreme fear of heights, or expectant mothers.
  • Ages 8 and over
  • Guests must weigh between 70-270 lbs. Participants weighing over 250 lbs. may be assessed additional fuel surcharge.
  • Tour lengths subject to change
  • What to Bring & Wear: Closed-toe shoes required.
  • Bring a bathing suit (can be worn under clothes), hat, sunscreen and a light jacket or sweatshirt.
  • Paid parking


  • Approx. 6-7 hours, including check-in

* total flight time typically varies from 1.2 – 1.6 hours


  • Easy: Suitable for adults, children and seniors.


Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 3 reviews
April 8, 2019

If you are coming to Hawaii in backpacker mode please keep looking. This tour is not pricey just for nothing. The tour is designed to take the most out of the island and take the helicopter tour to another level. I did this tour not because I could afford it, but because I won the prize for the top seller of the quarter in the company I worked for. They let me do this tour with my girlfriend and we had such a great time. I would do it again if I could. If you can afford this tour and you want to do zipline and a nice helicopter tour then take this one. I don’t think there is another one better than this.

April 8, 2019

Let me tell you something about this tour… The first thing you are going to hear everywhere you go is that it’s expensive… Trust me when I tell you: IT IS NOT. You would be surprised how many people come to Hawaii to do zipline and also to take a Helicopter tour and they pay way more than this just for booking separately. Do the math and you will see that the price is perfect. Besides the fact that you are an hour and a half in the air is a feature that not all the helicopter tours offer. This was for me the best decision and I loved every single part of it.

April 8, 2019

Whoever came up with the idea of combining ziplining and the quality of this helicopter tour nailed it 100%. I had a blast with this tour. The people at the zipline were so fun and friendly. The view that you see while you are driving through private areas is unforgettable. This tour has everything. I loved and I am looking forward to doing it again when we come back next year

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