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Which is the best helicopter tour?

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Which is the best helicopter tour?

Trying to decide which helicopter tour to take. We will be staying at the Grand Hyatt. Anybody have suggestions?

Kauai By Stephanie
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1. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

Its more a matter of what type of experience you want. Doors off, doors on, go to the falls etc. Jack Harter is reputable as is Blue Hawaiian and Safari. Island is the one that goes to the falls. Read the reviews on each. They all do the same route, basically.

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2. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

Although it's changing owners, Blue Hawaiian has always been known as the best and safest helicopter tour company in Hawaii although even they've had a couple of fatal accidents themselves. Don't go with the cheapest one you can find.

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3. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

We really liked the Mauna Loa doors-off helicopter tour, because we didn't have to worry about getting the dreaded middle seat.

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4. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

After much research we chose Blue Hawaiian. You won't be disappointed! Before the tour we grabbed a bite at The Feral Pig, it's in the shopping center where you meet for the tour. If you are up for an interesting drink, try the beermosa. Sounds weird but it was great!

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5. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

Safari Helicopter is the best! We've flown with them 3 times!

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6. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

We also did Mauna Loa doors off. We loved everything about it. A little expensive, but worth it to have it all to yourself.

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7. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

I took a doors off Jack Harter heli and can say it was one of the most amazing experiences of my life.

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8. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

My wife and I were blown away by our “Doors Off” tour with Jack Harter. Neither one of us had ever been on a helicopter, so we were a little apprehensive. But the scenery is so amazing, that you are immediately at ease, even with no doors. We loved it so much, that we were considering doing it again on the same trip! This was our favorite Kauai activity, without a doubt. Here’s a link to a video I did of that tour. Perhaps the visual will help to make up your mind.


Be sure to watch in HD!

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9. Re: Which is the best helicopter tour?

That made up my mind!


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