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Oahu Magnum Experience Helicopter Tour

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    What to Expect
    Your tour begins at the Turtle Bay Resort on the island’s famous North Shore, where you’ll receive a safety briefing and prepare to board the 4-passenger, MD500 helicopter. The chopper is a replica of the one flown by T.C. in the television series Magnum P.I.—a crime drama from the 1980s that was set right here on Oahu.

    Over the course of the tour, imagine yourself hunting down clues and leads like Tom Selleck in the show, and soar high above sandy Sunset Beach and the surfers at Waimea Bay. Looking down on the central valley, take photos of the famous Dole Plantation and its enormous pineapple maze, before flying directly above Pearl Harbor and the USS Missouri. You’ll buzz the shoreline of Waikiki like the opening scene of the show, and see the 1,000-foot (305-meter) Sacred Falls as it splashes its way down the mountains.

    Finally, no flight based on Magnum P.I. would be complete without viewing the Robin’s Nest, a vast oceanfront estate that was the property of Robin Masters.

    Optional upgrades are available as follows:

    Doors off: Experience the added rush of adrenaline when the helicopter doors are removed.

    Landing: Make a scenic landing in the Ko’olau Mountains above the Kualoa Ranch, where you can take photos of the scenery and views looking out from the ridge.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Turtle Bay Resort
    Departure Time
    Check-in: 30 minutes prior to flight
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Two-way headset communication with your pilot
    • Live commentary on board
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own caregiver
    • Capacity Surcharge: All guests weighing between 265 and 315 lbs will be assessed a Capacity Surcharge of $25. The guest will be guaranteed a window seat.
    • Guests weighing above 315 lbs. at check-in will be charged for an extra seat for weight and balance purposes. The rate of the extra seat will be determined by the specific tour that they are booked on. This cost is calculated by adding an additional seat to the one that has already been purchased.
    • All pilots and aircraft are FAA-certified
    • Helicopter holds four passengers; larger groups may be separated
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I actually took the Magnum PI tour (doors off) twice; once with 3 of my kids (ages 19, 16 and 11) and then again with my 22 yr old daughter. The operation is very professional from the time you make the reservation until you return to Turtle Bay. This is a great way to see
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    Wow what a flight from Turtle bay. Magnum tour with doors off and off site landing. Pilot Josh was amazing in pointing out the sites and adding some fun humor. Off site landing was worth it and if he asks for the exciting take off say YES!
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    This was a blast especially for a lifetime Magnum PI fan like myself. These are the same helicopters and heliport that are used in the new Magnum PI. The night after flying, we went to a luau, and Stephen Hill that plays TC on the new show sat beside us and couldn't have been
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    Response from Paradise Helico... W, Manager at Oahu Magnum Experience Helicopter Tour
    Responded 20 Dec 2019
    Aloha Brad, Mahalo for taking the time to review your Magnum Experience! We are so grateful to have the opportunity to fly this type of experience. We are happy to hear that you felt well-communicated with and everything went smoothly, customer experience is one of our biggest priorities! We hope to see you again on your next trip to Hawai'i! Mahalo nui loa! Paradise Ohana
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    Our Pilot was great, super friendly, and very helpful at pointing out what we were seeing below. The flight and the extra landing that we had were so worth it. Having the doors off is the way to do this experience. You can see so much better. I am so glad that we did this
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    Response from Paradise Helico... W, Manager at Oahu Magnum Experience Helicopter Tour
    Responded 20 Dec 2019
    Aloha LightPacker653554, Wow - thank you for your kind review of your experience with Paradise Helicopters. Doors-off is certainly one of our most popular tours as it offers such a unique perspective and makes you feel so much closer to the incredible sights of the island. Paradise Helicopters strives to offer the best helicopter tours in Hawaii and we are pleased to hear you had an incredible experience with us! Mahalo nui loa, Paradise Ohana
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    So I read all of the traveler reviews and based on what was recommended I decided it was a good idea to do the flight with the doors off. I was seated in the front, by the non existent door and although I'm not afraid of heights, I literally clung to the seat belt harness for
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    Redroof2031
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    40
    Helicopter ride from north shore
    Even though the weather was not cooperating, we had a great ride. Friendly staff all around and stunning views.
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    TheSageLife
    2417
    Great Tour of Oahu!
    I actually took the Magnum PI tour (doors off) twice; once with 3 of my kids (ages 19, 16 and 11) and then again
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    vastdavidson
    Walla Walla, Washington
    30
    Magnum flight with doors off.
    Wow what a flight from Turtle bay. Magnum tour with doors off and off site landing. Pilot Josh was amazing in
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    ags83642
    70
    Wonderful views of the North and West sides of Oahu
    We took the Paradise Helicopter tour as one of the last things we did on Oahu. Doing it this way we were able to
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    Brad K
    30
    Magnum Helicopter tour Oahu
    This was a blast especially for a lifetime Magnum PI fan like myself. These are the same helicopters and heliport
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    Donald90242
    Downey, California
    70
    Circle Tour of Oaho
    This was an excellent experience. We got a great view of the island and all of the attractions. View of the
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    LightPacker653554
    20
    Amazing flight.
    Our Pilot was great, super friendly, and very helpful at pointing out what we were seeing below. The flight and
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    Chris
    Saint Cloud, Minnesota
    80
    Paradise Chopper
    I was late due to booking a car rental in Honolulu and making it up to Turtle Bay Resort where the tour takes off.
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    Elizabeth C
    Saint Charles, Illinois
    65
    Amazing Experience
    The folks at Paradise Helicopter are wonderful to work with. From the point of making reservations to taking off
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    Rina M
    Manukau, New Zealand
    3251
    OMG ... what was I thinking!
    So I read all of the traveler reviews and based on what was recommended I decided it was a good idea to do the
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