Take an Aerial Photo Tour of the Best landmarks on Oahu!
Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours presents the ultimate photo flight for the professional (and seriously good amateur) photographers visiting Oahu. This is a special photo flight — no commentary, just the best music tracks piped through your headset as we cruise from Honolulu airport to famous sites like Sacred Falls via the Pali, Three Peaks, Stairway to Heaven, the Sandbar at Kaneohe, and the iconic Jurassic Valley.
You can also decide where to go — choose your altitude, angle, and location for that perfect shot. You choose between sunrise/daytime or golden hour. This special photo flight has been created for photographers who wish to capture the magnificent O’ahu landscapes.
Book today and we will work with you to help you capture that perfect shot. (See the gallery for examples of photos taken by the pros on our tours.)
- Guaranteed window seats and your very own private pilot
- This is a highly customizable flight for professionals. We work with you to ensure the right light, positions, and obtain permissions to make sure you get what you want.
- Total weight per seat cannot exceed 275 pounds.
- Cancellations or delays to the flight are at the pilot’s discretion for safety reasons, which may include inclement weather.
- 24-hour notice for customer cancellations
Please provide your vaccination card or a negative test that was taken no more than 48 hours prior to your tour.
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures—for you, our other guests, and our staff. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours which includes the mandatory use of PPE equipment.
Tour Departure location Honolulu Airport
We provide water on all cruises. You are also welcome to bring your own food and drinks (including adult beverages) on any of our cruises. We even have coolers with ice that you can use.
Expect to see local reef fish, turtles, eels, beautiful living reef formations, and the famous South Shore of Oahu. You get spectacular views of Waikiki, Diamond Head, and the cityscape of downtown Honolulu. Sharks, dolphins, and whales may also be seen depending on the season.
Passengers with mobility issues need to be able to take a step across from the dock to the boat in order to board, and then guests can then be immediately seated. Our crew can assist if needed — just make sure to arrive a little bit early! Once on board, there is plenty of space for all our guests. Walkers and collapsible wheelchairs can be brought on board. Motorized chairs or scooters are not allowed.