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Address: PO Box 831, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808 245 8588
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Description: The perfect way for families of all ages and abilities to see the island...
The perfect way for families of all ages and abilities to see the island in detail.
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First class all the way

Our pilot, Warren, was fantastic! He is a wealth of information, an incredible pilot, and a tremendous host. In fact from check in to check out, the entire crew was first class... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Mammoth Lakes, California
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Lihue, Hawaii
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

2 hours before our tour I decided to call to verify everything because I had not received the promised verification email, and was told that another passenger had a "medical emergency" and was going to the hospital, so they were "probably" going to cancel our flight. this was our last day in the island, so we couldn't go tomorrow. I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The vendor is OK and the pilot and helicopter were fine. The stop at he falls was a special treat and we enjoyed it. But my seating significantly diminished my experience. I was on the left side in the back middle seat. I am short at 5'2". I could not see towards the front and ther was a man of... More 

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islandhelicopters, Owner at Island Helicopters, responded to this review

We're sorry that you were disappointed; it appears from your posting that you had expectations of being seated in the front seats. As many of our customers have posted, every seat is a great seat in our helicopters as they are equipped with ceiling to floor glass windows and doors. It is not about where you are seated but how... More 

Mammoth Lakes, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Our pilot, Warren, was fantastic! He is a wealth of information, an incredible pilot, and a tremendous host. In fact from check in to check out, the entire crew was first class. This is a bucket list item everyone should do at least once; well worth the price. And landing at the Jurassic falls is such a treat. It reminds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The pilot was awesome; he gave us a lot of great information. The ride was beyond beautiful - highly recommended.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We splurged and took this helicopter tour and are so glad we did it. Kauai is an island to see by the air. The helicopter was comfortable, the pilot and ground crew super friendly, and the ride and views were amazing. Not only did we get to land and walk around for quite a while at the Jurassic Park waterfall,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This was so cool and the pilot was very informative and easy to listen to, we learned a lot about the island from him and it was really beautiful. Tour lasted about an hour but it went by so fast. I would highly recommend it.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

All around great tour. Great pilot, great views, the pilot took time to make sure we all got to view the scenery, smooth ride on the helicopter, Absolutely the best tour in Hawaii. Put this on your to do list.

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Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is the company that lands at Jurassic falls complete wth the Jurassic Park theme music playing in your Bose headset. Pilot was great...very experienced and gave a really good commentary as we toured the island. Chopper was state of the art & picture taking easy as he ensured everyone got the views. Expensive but worth every cent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Kauai is the best island in Hawaii for a helicopter tour. Took the general island tour and not the falls tour. The views were awesome. People on the right side of the copter get the best views but our pilot did a good job of making sure the left side had a chance for some good views also. Friendly staff... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We took the Jurassic Park tour and this was the most amazing thing I have ever done!! It was so incredibly beautiful and made us feel like we could see the canyon Napili coast and the landing at Jurassic Falls was amazing!! This was great because the waves are rough in the winter and no boats were on the Napili... More 

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