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Jack Harter Helicopters - Tours

Open today: 08:00 - 21:00
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Best seat in the house!!

Four of us chose Jack Harter helicopters last week in Kauai for the "doors off" experience. It was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Helicopter tour

Great service! Amazing view - Ben our pilot was very informative and experience pilot. We did open... read more

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Jack Harter is the Originator of Helicopter Tours on Kauai. Coming to Kauai in 1962, Jack began offering helicopter tours and charter flights with a focus on safety and quality. Jack's dedication to these important qualities is carried on by the...more
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4231 Ahukini Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1262
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Reviewed yesterday

Four of us chose Jack Harter helicopters last week in Kauai for the "doors off" experience. It was one of the most exciting, fun, exhilarating and beautiful experiences I've had! Our pilot, Bruno was as enthusiastic as we were and his love of his island...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great service! Amazing view - Ben our pilot was very informative and experience pilot. We did open door - amazing!

Thank Rosa B
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I took a flight at the beginning of our trip, and we had such a great experience that we then arranged for our two teenagers to also take a flight. On both occasions, Stephanie was our pilot. She was amazing. She narrated...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 4 days ago

WOW! The scenery you will see is amazing. Our pilot was professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. They give you a full hour in the air and you really get a feeling for the magical beauty of this island - most of which you can't see unless...More

Thank ftl-principal
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family of four took our first doors off helicopter tour in Kauai (we've been on helicopter tours elsewhere but always doors on). I am scared of heights and was nervous about the doors off, but it was incredible! My fear was gone within a...More

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just flew with Jack Harter Helicopter Tours yesterday and had an unreal experience. Our pilot, Bruno was so fun and gracious, his flying was amazing. We flew with another operator 10+ years ago and had what we thought was a wonderful experience then, but after...More

Thank TheMonte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a once in a lifetime experience riding a small helicopter without doors during our vacation at Kauai and it was the highlight of the whole trip. I was a little hesitant and felt scared the first few minutes but then afterwards felt safe. Brian...More

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us took the one hour ride on the Hughes 500 flying with the doors off with pilot Bruno. The ride is surprisingly smooth and the view is draw-dropping fantastic. We saw so many waterfalls and got really close to mountains, valleys and the...More

Thank Na L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode the last week of April 2017 and our pilot was Harry. We took the open door ride. Honestly, I felt like I was hanging out of the plane a bit, but apparently not. Once we got up in the air, it was just...More

Thank Molly4749
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us wanted to take a helicopter tour of Kauai. There were four of us and most tours operate for 6 people so someone is always stuck in the middle of the rear bench or bucket seats. Jack Carter has a couple of...More

Thank Gerhard D
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Shenali W
16 March 2018|
Response from Jack-Harter-Heli | Property representative |
We take children on our helicopters with a few restrictions. In the doors-off Hughes 500 helicopters, the minimum age for children is 10 years of age. In the doors-on AStar we take children of all ages, but no lap riders... More
11 March 2018|
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Response from Jack-Harter-Heli | Property representative |
Jack Harter Helicopters does not video our flights. Flying safely and narrating the flights is enough for our pilots to do during a tour flights. Running the video system would take away from attention to these two primary... More
4 December 2017|
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Response from Jack-Harter-Heli | Property representative |
Seating depends upon many things. Aircraft type, other customers, individual passenger weight and height. We do not guarantee where a passenger would be seated unless the passenger's party is chartering the flight and we... More