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Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai

  • See Kauai from the air on a 70-minute vintage biplane flight
  • Get an amazing aerial perspective on the island’s diverse landscapes
  • Fly inside the crater of Mt. Waialeale and the Waimea Canyon
Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai
From US$525.00
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Departs at 8:30am. 70 minutes from gate-to-gate; check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure
From US$525.00
Departs at 10am. 70 minutes from gate-to-gate; check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure
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Departs at 11:30am. 70 minutes from gate-to-gate; check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure
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Combine nostalgia with unbeatable aerial views on a vintage biplane flight over Kauai. Feel the excitement of an open cockpit as you soar over the Garden Isle’s stunning geography, from the sandy beaches of Poipu and the red ravines of the Waimea Canyon to the jagged Na Pali Coast and Mt. Waialeale’s lush crater.
What to Expect
Meet your pilot at the Lihue Airport and get a safety briefing before gearing up with a vintage-style cloth helmet and goggles and settling into the open cockpit. You'll also wear a two-way radio to communicate with the pilot and hear live narration throughout the flight. After takeoff, head north over the Wailua River, Kapa’a Town, and the Anahola mountain range, soaring over the Kilauea Lighthouse at Kauai’s northernmost point.

A highlight of the flight is flying above the waterfall-laced crater of Mt. Waialeale, the wettest spot on Earth. You’ll also see Wailua and Opaeka’a Falls before turning towards the beaches of Poipu on the island’s sunny south shore. Get a glimpse of Hawaii's largest coffee plantation and the Hanapepe Valley, and then take a dramatic U-turn inside the rust-colored ravines of the Waimea Canyon.

Hear native legends of the jagged Na Pali Coast while cruising above towering spires and secluded beaches, and see a popular Hollywood filming location at the Honopu'u Arches. Admire the waterfall of Hanakapi'ai Valley and serene Ke'e beach before the 70-minute flight touches down back at the Lihue Airport.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking was so easy, despite some trouble from my end. Airventures was very patient and helpful. The flight was AWESOME! After reading some reviews, my wife was worried that the seat would be a tight fit, but there was honestly enough room for the both...More

Thank Bobby D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I went up on the biplane ride and we had a brilliant time 5 stars was a memory that neither of us will forget

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sardines in a canVenture

i must preface this review by saying all staff at AirVentures are pros, friendly, acomodating, totally focused on you as their customer. our trip was done on a very windy day, causing a very bumpy trip. My friend got sick 15 minutes into our journey,...More

Thank bobu732
Reviewed 10 April 2018
Just Do it!

My husband and I are in the aerospace industry and LOVE airplanes. We took this tour as part of our 25th anniversary celebration. We had an amazing time. If you can only do 1 tour while you're in Kauai, do this one! Please note, the...More

Thank mcdonjo1
Reviewed 5 April 2018
A Must Do Adventure in Kauai

The wife and I would rate this experience was one of our all time bests. Air Ventures is very professional and appreciative and treats everyone like royalty. We did a helicopter tour on another island a few days before and this experience blows them away....More

Thank waynen95
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18 April 2018|
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Response from AJDVictoria | Reviewed this property |
The struts definitely interfere with picture taking. For good pictures I'd suggest another flight, possibly helicopter with open doors, or one of this vendors fixed wing flights and request to sit in the right hand seat.