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Island Helicopters

PO Box 831, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
808 245 8588
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Ranked #10 of 37 activities in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: The perfect way for families of all ages and abilities to see the island in detail.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

My family of 6 just went on the grand tour of Kauai with Island Helicopters. The entire staff was friendly and professional from beginning to end. Booking was a breeze and the price compared to other companies was fantastic. Our pilot, Warren, flew us into the canyons with waterfalls and would turn the copter slowly so everyone was able to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

The over 1-hr helicopter trip over the Waimea Canyon was the experience of a lifetime. Did it thsi morning and can't wait to do it again. Experience one of the most beautiful places on earth with this company...and, if you're lucky, you'll get Jody (Joseph) as your pilot & guide. We landed at Jurassic Falls - incredible. And flying over... More

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San Francisco, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Staff were too busy to help when we called to book. No clear instructions about where to park when checking in. Robin(staff) lied about seating arrangements. Overall it's not worth spending the extra $$$. The pilot however was a really nice person and did a fantastic job of describing the places ( although we could see very little being crammed... More

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islandhelicopters, Owner at Island Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We are somewhat confused as to how or when you flew with us since your opening comment is "staff too busy to help when we called to book". Whether it is over the phone or by email we give very explicit instructions to our office and for those individuals who... More

Evanston, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This review is for anyone considering a marriage ceremony/vow renewal at Jurrasic Park Falls. In short, this was one of the best experiences of my life! The landing spot by the falls was incredible, and although we're allotted a limited time there the ceremony was perfect and we had time for pictures, including the one included with this message. If... More

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Utah
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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We have visited Kauai numerous times for extended multi week/month vacations, but for some reason had never before availed ourselves of this attraction. We were very glad that finally got around to this activity. Despite the clouds and rain we were still able to view the beauty of this island that previously we had only seen from the ground or... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We took the one hour flight over the island and found the entire experience from booking to check in transfer to the helipad very easy and all staff really pleasant and friendly. Once on board the helicopter our pilot provided us with an excellent and informative commentary which was easy to listen to. The scenery is spectacular and the whole... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Upon arrival, you are welcomed and weighed. I did not entertain the idea of paying the credit card price and we were definitely not comfortable walking around with that much cash.You have access to coffee, cookies and bathroom while you wait for your shuttle. Although, all three couples (for our flight) arrived well ahead of time, a party of 6... More

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islandhelicopters, Owner at Island Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It appears over all that you enjoyed your flight with Island Helicopters and the opportunity to land at Hawaii's most famous waterfall. We are deeply honored that we have the exclusive permit to offer our island visitors this unique opportunity. We also offer a 50 minute tour called the 'Kauai Grand" which we offer at... More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We were originally going to go with a different provider who flew with the doors off, but due to a mix up with our travel agent, we were booked on this tour instead. We were not disappointed. Kauai is so beautiful, and being able to land at the Jurassic falls was really really special. My husband and I were lucky... More

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We took the one hour tour with friends over the island with Island Kauai Tours. The staff was great in terms of greeting and set up. Our pilot was a Vietnam Vet and Kauia Native who provided a lot of informative data during the tour that was extremely helpful and very much appreciated. This was a highlight of our vacation... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Absolutely must do. If you do not do anything else in Kauai or Hawaii do this. Helicopter tour is an absolute must. It was spectacular. You do get to see a bit more if you sit on right. The left is fine as well but taking photos is more difficult. If you want to pay a bit more you can... More

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