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Island Helicopters

Address: PO Box 831, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808 245 8588
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Ranked #11 of 45 Activities in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The perfect way for families of all ages and abilities to see the island in detail.
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Pure magic! The pilot had such a storybook voice and the music played made the intensity of the views even more striking! It was so amazing I almost cried... the tour lasted 50mins!!! Though it felt like 10 because it was so captivzting!

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Baltimore, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Our helicopter ride over Kauai with the waterfall landing (where they filmed a scene from Jurassic Park) was just breathtaking. The scenery is beyond compare and can only be appreciated from the air. Our pilot Gary was knowledgeable and made the trip really exciting with his excellent maneuvers through the peaks and valleys. One of our best Hawaii experiences.

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Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This was the highlight of our week in Kauai. We paid for the Jurassic falls landing and enjoyed the time and views there. We did not feel rushed at all and had plenty of time to enjoy the scenery and take pictures. Napali coast was breathtaking from the air. Seeing Kauai by helicopter is a must-do. Our pilot Jodi was... More

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Earlier this month I took the Island Helipcopter trip to Jurrasic Falls. The flight and landing at the falls was a wonderful experience and throughly enjoyed the trip. The customer service provided by Holly was fantasic. I contacted her regarding the availability of this flight for one person and she kept me informed of my possibilities as they needed 6... More

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Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

We booked this tour at the Marriott and we're not disappointed! Gary, our pilot was extremely friendly, knowledgeable! He combined his incredible piloting skills with a tour by air that was unbelievable! We did a helicopter tour in the Milford Sound, New Zealand area - it was really cool - but wasn't nearly the experience we had with Island Helicopters!... More

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Lees Summit, Mo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great rides and the best on kauai. It is the only one that sits down at the falls so you can walk up to the falls.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We have loved our trip to Kauai and I'm sure we'll post several other reviews but this may be the very best thing we've done so far. If you have the opportunity to go with pilot Isaac on the Jurassic Falls tour where you will be able to land and tour the famous waterfall that appears on film to the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Being a fixed wing pilot and only ever flying in a helicopter twice before.....I must say I want to get my rotary wing license now!! OMG!! This was such an amazing flight, 50-60min tour, we flew down into the Jurassic Park waterfall (yes down!! Not looking at it from above, you could almost reach out and touch it!!), we flew... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My wife and I were told we had to do a helicopter tour while we were in Hawaii. We decided to do it on Kauai as it said to be one of the prettiest islands. We looked at many different companies and decided to go with Island Helicopters so we could do the Jurassic Falls Landing tour. It costs extra... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is the only tour operator with a permit to land at the "Jurassic Park" waterfall... it is well worth the extra money to land and walk around in this lush paradise. Our pilot Gary was great ... steady and skilled in getting the best views... way too many photos to post. We could not stop "ooohing" and "aaahing" for... More

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