November 17, 2019
When traveling to Oahu, it was a priority for me to book a doors-off Hawaii helicopter tour. It was one of those bucket-list item’s I just had to do! So instead of just booking the first one I found, I did my research and found the best possible tour! It wasn’t the most budget-friendly option because I chose the Pro Photo flight, but I figured why not go big or go home. Click here to book your doors off Hawaii helicopter tour with Mauna Loa Helicopter tours, the company I used for my flight.
We planned our flight with Mauna Loa for the end of our trip to Oahu, because we didn’t want our views from the sky to taint our hiking views. And lemme just tell you, the island from above is UNBELIEVABLE. Something you should be sure not to miss when you’re traveling to Hawaii.
I splurged a bit and booked us the Pro Photo flight which is a doors-off only tour. Doors-off was a must for me.
The coolest part about the professional photography flight was that you get to decide where to go!! Your pilot takes you to all the famous sites you’re dying to see, but you get to choose your altitude and angle! If you miss the shot, or want to get a closer look, you can! On the general flights, the tour just keeps going even if you didn’t get the shot you wanted!
I booked our flight for sunrise and it was the perfect combination of overcast + sun. However, island weather is pretty unpredictable. So take your pick of sunrise or sunset for golden hour!
My favorite part of the flight was passing over Kualoa Ranch. You might remember it by the name, hold on to your butts,…Jurassic Park!!! You could see dino bones and Godzilla’s footprint from the sky! But the waves crashing into the bay were insane, and was by far the coolest thing to capture. Especially with my 16-35 mm lens.
So, if you traveling to Oahu any time soon, hit up Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours for a doors-off flight! I promise you won’t regret it.
Book your flight, NOW. Click here.