Day Trip from Oahu to Kauai: Movie Adventure & Helicopter Tour

6 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • E-Ticket
  • 10 hr

Escape to another Hawaiian island for a day on this all-inclusive island-hopping tour. Indulge on your vacation and leave the planning to us! Interisland roundtrip airfare from Oahu to Hilo, roundtrip transportation from the Hilo Airport (ITO), a sightseeing land tour with lunch and adventurous 45 minute helicopter tour with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters. Discover why Kauai’s natural splendor is the scenic backdrop for so many blockbuster movies and TV shows. Travel through the heart of the garden island, engulfed by vast rainforests and mountainous valleys to arrive at the most famous filming locales. Stroll down iconic Hanalei Pier surrounded by miles of ocean and clear skies. Behold Opaeka'a, a beautiful 151-foot waterfall, and birds-eye view of the tranquil Wailua river. View clips from the comfort of your mini coach at each location. Explore historic Hanalei Town and have lunch on your own. Visit local hot spot Tahiti Nui where the movie “The Descendants” was filmed.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Polynesian Adventure Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ahukini State Recreational Pier

Scenic views of the Pacific Ocean, popular fishing spot. Classic films "Pagan Love Song" and "Donovan’s Reef" were filmed here.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lydgate State Park

Popular beach for windsurfing, surfing and bodyboarding, large lava rock wall protects tropical marine life. Elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii" was filmed at this picturesque location.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Opaekaa Falls

151 foot waterfall, clearly visible from lookout points along the highway. Featured in the “Wackiest Ship in the Army” and “Blue Hawaii.”

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Kapaa

Quaint beachside community, old country vibe balanced with new and exciting shops and eateries. The famous dinosaur “egg-change” took place here in "Jurassic Park.”

Pass By:

"Raiders of the Lost Ark" was filmed in this mountainous region.

Stop At: Hanalei

Browse shops and have lunch on your own. A charming town rich in history, surrounded by taro patches and art galleries.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tahiti Nui

A scene in the movie The Descendants starring George Clooney was filmed here.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hanalei Pier

The famous Hanalei pier was the backdrop for scenes from "Beachhead."

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hanalei Valley Lookout

Scenic views of the vast countryside and verdant valley.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Kilauea Lighthouse Overlook offers sprawling views of Kilauea Point, a lava peninsula featured in "Lilo and Stitch."

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

Mandatory 45 minute safety briefing at 2:45 PM and 45 minute helicopter tour at 3:30 PM. Dependent on existing weather conditions.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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