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Maui - Maui and Big Island VIP Adventure - Big Island Air

Tour Highlights:
  • Depart from Maui, over-fly Maui, and then cross the channel to see the highlights of the Big Island (including volcanic activity when it is happening).
  • On the return flight you will see more of Maui again and also get clear views of  Lanai, Kahoolawe and Molokai.  
  • Departs from Kapalua Airport on Maui.  
  • Cessna Skymaster.
  • Approximately 3 hours which includes check-in and briefing.
  • 3 passengers.
  • Departure day is usually Thursdays.  Very rarely other days as well.  9:30am and 12:30pm.
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This is a VIP adventure flight that starts and ends in Maui. Depending on conditions of the day, flight patterns will vary to afford you the best of two special islands, Maui and the Big Island. View the north shore, Haleakala and Hana, cross over the Aleanuihaha Channel to take in the high lights of the Big Island of Hawaii, including the active Kilauea Volcano, ancient Hawaiian settlements, lush green valleys, cascading waterfalls, black and white sand beaches, the stunning mountains of Kohala, towering sea cliffs, knife edge ridges, luscious rainforest and renown valleys like Waipio. On your return to Maui get clear views of the island of Lanai, Molokini and Kahoolawe. Every flight is different and fully narrated by your pilot who will share his extensive knowledge of geography, volcanology, myths, legends and other interesting facts throughout your flight.
For guests needing assistance with a wheelchair or walker please inform agent at time of reservation so that you can be properly accommodated.
Operates: Thursdays at 9:30am and 12:30 pm, other days may be available. Please check in 30 minutes prior to your departure time.
Departure Point: Kapalua Airport located at 4050 Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, HI 96761
Duration: Approximately 3 hours to include check in and safety briefing.
Equipment: Cessna P337H Skymaster. One of the safest, most advanced, state of the art touring aircraft in the islands. Air conditioned and pressurized for your comfort. Two engine reliability for your safety. EVERY seat is a window seat.
Capacity: 3 passengers.
Inclusions: Narrated air tour of Maui and the Big Island.

Restrictions: All flights and sights are weather permitting.
Volcanoes National Park Restrictions:
This park is home to an active volcano. For safety reasons, depending on levels of seismic or volcanic activity, tour itinerary-route-destination locations may be altered to adhere to strict U.S.G.S. guidelines. For details on the tour you have booked contact vendor directly, close to tour departure date, as conditions update daily. Any modifications are designed to provide guests a similar tour experience.
WEIGHT Restrictions:
Actual body weight will be taken at time of check-in. Passenger weighting more than 250lbs at time of check-in may be denied boarding due to the weight & balance of the aircraft and WILL NOT be eligible for a refund. Passenger weighting more than 250lbs at time of check-in will be subject to an additional charge of 1 additional seat.

ADA Restrictions:
Wheelchairs and Walkers are available but vendor restrictions will need to be confirmed on a case by case basis. Often wheelchairs need to be left behind and guests must be able to maneuver transfers to the aircraft. Guests will be advised if they must have others in their party to assist them in order to participate. Agent will assist you at the time of booking.
CANCELLATION POLICY: 4 days (96 hours) notice required to cancel reservation and receive a refund. Absolutely NO REFUND if cancelled within 4-days (96 hours.) If you choose to cancel before this time, the standard 3% cancellation fee will apply. If the vendor needs to cancel your tour because of weather, a mechanical issue or any other reason you will receive a 100% refund of the price you paid. Inclement Weather Policy: Big Island Air reserves the right to cancel any tour without notice due to atmospheric conditions that significantly impair the ability to view the Big Island, or that produce turbulence sufficient for extreme passenger discomfort or aircraft safety.
Pride of America Cruise Ship: For Pride of America Cruise Ship passengers Tour company does not provide pick up. This tour can be reached via private transportation choices, taxi or car rental. Tour can be reserved Wednesday of your cruise ship schedule. Please ask agent if you have questions regarding transportation and tour/departure location. Book well in advance to assure availability.

Tom Barefoot's Tours Interview with Steve Lupkey, Owner/Operator of Big Island Air

There have been 10 reviews written about the Maui - Maui and Big Island VIP Adventure with Big Island Air.

Average Product Rating: 5.0 / 5

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Ari Arones

A. Arones
Awesome!!! Steve the pilot was great. Very smooth flying, great plane with excellent visibility, he took his time for each site so every passenger on each side of the plain will see and photograph everything . Very good narration by him too. Very informative. Took the trip from Maui as a tour of Maui and Big Island. Landed back in Maui. Found that tour through and booked with Tom Big Foot. Very good service, everything was accurate and on time. With an experience I had with them they are deserve 5 stars rating. It's my first time to Hawaii.:)

Pat Leavell
This was a fabulous adventure. Our pilot was knowledgeable and made every effort to provide all of us with the best possible views and with the history of the areas we were seeing. I highly recommend this tour to everyone! Way beyond my wildest expectations!

Hilda Lupkey
Aloha Pat
On behalf of Big Island Air we thank you for choosing us And were glad you guys had a wonderful time flying with us


Gary Robinson
Fantastic way to see a lot in a short time.

Janet Podbury
Fantastic experience!! Saw everything that I hoped to. Great way see islands when short on time. Staff were excellent providing information and were so helpful and thoughtful.

Sharon Johnson
I give a 5/5 rating. Darryl - our pilot, was terrific! Ms Mylie was sweet and friendly. The flight, although having some turbulence that cannot be helped, was awesome! We saw lava in the crater, and lava flows down by the sea. It was sobering to see the devastation of past eruptions, but inspiring to see the resiliency of the people on Hawaii to rebuild and continue on with life... Thanks to the crew for the wonderful experience!

Ann Millette
It was the highlight of our trip. The pilot was wonderful. Highly recommended

christine Lewis
WE loved this tour. It was really nice to see the lava and the lava fields from above. We got lucky and got to see bright orange lava at both sites. It was also really pretty to the site and back seeing the dozens of waterfalls on the coast.

Cecilia Torres
My sister and I totally enjoyed our air tour of The Big Island Volcano and Maui. It was money well spent to see the islands from the air. Especially enjoyed the pilot and his stories and descriptions of all that we saw from the air.

Adrian Collada
The guys were great! Very smooth and amazing ride, loves the plane. Very
informative and fun to be with. Would do it all over again if they are my

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