Big Island Air - Twilight/Sunset Flight

Enjoy a Big Island airplane tour during sunset time. This is the only twilight flight over Kilauea volcano – the perfect time for viewing active lava flows. This full circle island flight also takes you to beautiful waterfalls along the Hamakua Coast, as well as over hundreds of miles of coastline with beautiful black and white sand beaches. Along the way, your pilot will share his extensive knowledge of the Big Island’s geography and other interesting facts with you.

Tour Highlights:

  • Fly over Kilauea volcano at sunset
  • See five volcanoes, towering waterfalls, hundreds of miles of beautiful coastline and more
  • Fully-narrated tour, including passenger headsets 

The Aircraft:

  • Cessna 208 Jet-Prop Caravan
  • Aircraft was originally configured for 13 passengers, but Big Island Air limits their tour to 9 passengers to ensure everyone has their own window
  • BIG SEATS with lots of leg room
  • Aircraft is air-conditioned for your comfort
  • High wing aircraft for excellent viewing

Big Island Air has the most experienced flight crew in the state of Hawaii. Their pilots are trained at the prestigious Flight Safety International School, in addition to their already impressive and extensive flight histories, which include commercial, military and airline transport pilot ratings. Big Island Air's Director of Operations and the Chief Pilot alone have more than 22,000 hours of flight time between them.   

Lava Flow
Big Island Air
Sunset Flight
Where and When:
Check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure.
May through September:
Departure: 5:30 pm – Return: 7:15 pm
October through April:
Departure: 4:00 pm – Return: 5:45 pm
Departs from Kona International Airport View Map
Parking in the area is metered. Rates are subject to change, but 3 hours is usually around $9.00.
Weight limit per passenger is 250 lbs (113 kg).
If a seat is not available at time of check-in, the passenger may be denied boarding due to the weight & balance of the aircraft and WILL NOT be eligible for a refund.

Passengers need to bring a government issued photo ID. International passengers will need their passport.
Special Notes:
Infants (0-23 months) may ride for free sitting on a parent's lap. If they require their own seat, the full price will be charged. Please provide child's weight at time of booking.
This tour is not suggested for cruise ship passengers.
Operation Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
1.5 hours
9 passengers
Cessna 208 Jet-Prop Caravan - turbine-engine, jet prop airplane
Features a window seat for each guest, ample leg and head room, air conditioning, and high wing design.
Total : $0.00


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