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Island Helicopters Kauai

3788 Ahukini Rd, Lihue Airport, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
+1 808-245-8588
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Jurassic Falls and Kauai

The flight was amazing which included flying into the Waimea Canyon, the Na Pali Coast, and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mistyschulz
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Woodburn, Oregon
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40th bday

We have been on island for almost a week. This exceeded 100% of my expectations. Katie was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amanda P
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Island Helicopters Kauai has been providing deluxe helicopter tours from the Lihue Airport longer than any other company. In addition, they are the only company on Kauai that is permitted to land at the famous, Jurassic Falls (Manawaiopuna). All of Island Helicopters’ highly skilled professional pilots have thousands of hours, and numerous years of flying experience. A tour with Island Helicopters is the perfect way, for families of all ages and abilities, to see the island in detail.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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3788 Ahukini Rd, Lihue Airport, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
This attraction is at Kauai Island Airport
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"theme music"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The flight was amazing which included flying into the Waimea Canyon, the Na Pali Coast, and the waterfalls pouring over mountainous cliffs. Landing at the waterfall dubbed Jurassic Falls was a true highlight to the trip as well. Wear dark clothes that cover your arms...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been on island for almost a week. This exceeded 100% of my expectations. Katie was outstanding. What a fantastic pilot. My girls were in awe. I loved the music, however staged it made the whole thing better. Worth every single penny. Not the...More

Thank Amanda P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I’ve thought a fair amount about how to rate our experience. The landscape is amazing. No question. And going by air gives views and vantage points that are impossible otherwise. We trusted the pilot to provide a safe flight, and it was. But...a few considerations...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, this is an absolute must do while visiting Kauai. There are areas like the Na Pali coast and Waimea Valley you simply cannot see any other way. Due to recent flooding, only locals can drive beyond Hanalei heading west, so seeing this from the...More

2  Thank Sam G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a first trip for our family to this island. We did the helicopter tour on our first official day (arrived the day before). Always a good idea to schedule early in case it has to be rescheduled. We were not able to afford...More

Thank Laura J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience is breathtaking and the music they play just makes you want to cry during the flight. Our pilot was very knowledgeable and given facts about Kauai I haven't heard before. It was an early morning flight, just watching the sun rays are filtering...More

Thank Sarath B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was overwhelmed at one point, I started to tear up. Spectacular, great music. Well worth purchasing the waterfall landing

1  Thank luv2travel97140
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour hit the top of our list as the best thing we did on our 2-week Hawaiian vacation to 4 islands!! It was amazing!! Our pilot, Gary, was exceptional. He was a great pilot getting us close to various falls and stunning views! He...More

2  Thank sp1nner2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The experience is fantastic! BUT...go for the company that guarantees a front seat (or at least a window seat). Even if you have to pay extra $$$ for those premium seats, it’s absolute worth it. Seating in a center back seat is a waste.

3  Thank vladib892
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely the highlight of our whole trip to Hawaii. Not only were the views simply stunning, but our pilot Katie was the perfect tour guide. (Chiming in here...I’m the boyfriend of this post’s author and I second this statement...back to the review) Katie...More

1  Thank Bobbie P
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Rachel R
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Response from Vicki P | Reviewed this property |
Yes if you had a good time it would be proper to do so.
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k4jdp
25 October 2017|
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Response from T S | Reviewed this property |
I have never had any issues with motion sickness in helicopters. You can take Dramamine to be safe. There is a bit of turbulence, but our pilot in Kauai warned us ahead of time when to expect it. I have no idea how to advise... More
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msangelica
9 October 2017|
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Response from docsny | Reviewed this property |
All I remember was something from Jurassic Park another one from Eddie Vedder
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