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Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours

Address: 3651 Ahukini Road, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: +1 808-651-0679
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$130*
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Ranked #22 of 49 Activities in Lihue
Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Air Ventures invites you to experience a unique and comfortable...
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Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Owner description: Air Ventures invites you to experience a unique and comfortable airplane tour of some of the most spectacular scenery you will ever see. Sit back and relax while your professional pilot and our specially designed, brand new Airvan, gently escort you to breathtaking vantage points around the diversely intriguing Island of Kauai. View the lush valleys and jagged cliffs of the NaPali Coast, the picturesque Waimea Canyon, cascading waterfalls and miles of Kauai's scenic beaches. Air Ventures now offer Waco Bi-Plane tours. THE ONLY OPEN COCKPIT BI-PLANE RIDE ON KAUAI! The YMF-5 is specifically designed to carry a pilot and two passengers. While the pilot operates the controls from the rear, our passengers sit side-by-side in the comfortable OPEN cockpit. We provide each passenger with a nostalgic cloth helmet and goggles, along with a modern headset that provides continuous two-way communications with the pilot.
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Took to the air with Air Ventures for a flight around Kauai. Comfortable modern plane, great pilot and great weather. Managed to see whales off shore , as well as great views of this lovely island. What a backyard to have to show off to visitors. Thanks to the staff at Air Ventures for a great trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We opted for this flight in lieu of a helicopter for something different & really enjoyed it. Brian was fantastic, great pilot, personable, knowledgable and a funny! Learned a lot about the island and saw some beautiful sights. Thanks for a great trip!

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

Castelnau-le-Lez, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Wow. I've always wanted to fly in an open cockpit and this didn't disappoint! Without doubt this is one of the very best things you can do in the islands. Spectacular scenery and the thrill of a Waco biplane. It also felt really safe, even going one of Harry's "fun turns". I'd do it again tomorrow if I could.

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Loved the air tour however I did have to use my Aloha bag after a few trips down to see the whales and the turbulence over the mountains. Even though I got a little sick I would do it again.

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

This was something we finally did and were so pleased we did. The whole experience was just awesome. Thank you!

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Don't be afraid to do this. This is one of my favourite tours ever. The captain was very professional and gave interesting information while we were on the plane.

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

North Royalton, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It was a beautiful, clear day and a perfect day for a flight over Kauai. Our pilot, Harry, was great. He knew the land, history and trivia of the island. Harry told us there are only about 15 days of the year to be so clear over whole island. We had a fun time, great memories and pictures.

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Our pilot, Brian, gave a great narrative to go along with our flight. It was a beautiful day and we were able to see and photograph all the wondrous sites we'd heard and read about.

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

nowhereland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

On the day we took the tour, the weather was perfect for flying in a small airplane. We never experienced any bumps during the flight. It was FANTASTIC! Our pilot was friendly and knowledgeable on the history of the island and very engaging. He took us on a narrated tour to view the whole island. The Waimea canyon view is... More 

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The flight around the island was great. The views were fantastic. The narration was god but just pointed things out without too much history of things or other facts. It was definitely worth the ride just for the view

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airventures, Manager at Air Ventures Hawaii - Private Tours, responded to this review

Aloha. Our Ohana (Family) thanks you for taking our Kauai air tour and giving us a review on tripadvisor. We hope your visit to Kauai was an unforgettable one. We hope to see you the next time you visit. A Hui Hou! (until we meet again) More 

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