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Sunshine Helicopters Lihue

3416 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1702
+1 808-245-8881
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Great ride and crew

Steve was our pilot, making the ride fun and informative. The crew was welcoming and made the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Diah03
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Aurora, Colorado
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Ask for Pilot Steve!

Breathtaking. Steve, our pilot, was so experienced and knowledgeable. He shared interesting facts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LeighAnn H
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In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers!Sunshine Helicopters - Lihue operates a fleet of FXStar Helicopters equipped with air-conditioned cabins, pilot-to-pax intercom and a 3-camera Sky-Cam video system recording your Actual Flight. The Eco-friendly FXStar Helicopter upgraded with the more powerful and quieter Honeywell Turbine engines, burns 10-15% less fuel than our competitors, allowing Sunshine to pass on a tremendous amount of savings to our guests. We offer the most competitive rates available from the Lihue Airport.Fly with Sunshine and see the Manawaiopuna Falls, Waimea Canyon, Napali Coastline and the "Wettest Spot on Earth" Mt. Waialeale Crater.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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3416 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1702
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Steve was our pilot, making the ride fun and informative. The crew was welcoming and made the experience that much better. The trip took about an hour showcasing picturesque areas.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breathtaking. Steve, our pilot, was so experienced and knowledgeable. He shared interesting facts and stories about the island enthusiastically. This flight was the number one highlight of the trip. The views are astounding. Pictures do not do it justice, but I will post some anyway.

Thank LeighAnn H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

INCREDIBLE! Jed was an awesome pilot/guide, Rebecca was a hoot! Too amazing to describe accurately but most definitely a must do!

Thank Lauri T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all the company is very good and the help want to please. The choppers are professionally manned and comfortable, the sights are amazing. I have to say I really enjoyed it. But there were some issues I'd like to pass on. The piped...More

Thank Neil B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Safe helicopter flight. Pilot was knowledgable, but not exciting. Got to see great sights. Kauai is so beautiful and you’ll see parts of the island that you would never see otherwise. Lots of visibility from the first class seats and worth the extra cost. Wear...More

Thank zerosixthirty
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The family decided to do the helicopter tour around the island. We have two kids, 10 and 12 and they loved it of course. Kids have to be over 5 years old to go. The tour takes about 50-60 minutes so make sure you plan...More

Thank scottfromerie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were frightened by the thought. But out family of seven can’t stop talking about this. We had to take 2 different helicopters. I asked for Steve upon arrival. Luckily that worked out. He was a Blackhawk pilot which put us to ease fast!!! From...More

Thank MARY G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we did this. Captain Steve put us at ease & made the trip fun. The view of Kauai from above is breathtaking & a must-see. Totally worth the price.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly and accommodating. We loved being picked up at the hotel. We did the online early bird special, which was a great time to fly because the waterfalls were flowing and the light was pristine. Trevor was our pilot and he was...More

Thank mtmc5
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great 50 minute flight with Sunshine Helicopters. Our pilot was very informative of the area and we saw some spectacular sites which are unable to be seen from land. The island truly is a garden island so lush and the scenery is...More

Thank gorilla60
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bob853925152
12 November 2017|
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Response from tricia9768 | Reviewed this property |
The pilots are so fantastic they could fly in anything. If you ask at reception I’m sure they’ll let you know about visibility etc. Have a wonderful trip.
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Paulette W
2 December 2016|
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Response from Steve J | Property representative |
Aloha, you can order the video of your flight by contacting our local offices. You can call our toll free 866-501-7738 from US , Canada and Hawaii and all other countries call 808-270-3999. One of our reservationist will be... More
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Rich B
23 November 2016|
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Response from PeytonHobart | Reviewed this property |
They will email you
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