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Safari Helicopters

3225 Akahi Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
808-246-0136
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Ranked #7 of 35 activities in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We opted to not take the cruise ship excursion and researched helicopter companies on our own. After reading the reviews, we chose Safari, and we were not disappointed!!! Unlike the reviewer who did not "get" the humor of the "pineapple hair-do" employee (Chelly?) who gave us our briefing, we found him to be hilarious! His presentation and send off to... More

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melbourne-australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We did the Safari Tours 55 minute tour over Kauai and it was indeed really special as the weather was great for our early morning flight and only from the air can you see truly amazing scenery.The colours through the canyon were amazing and our pilot was very knowledgeable. The only thing I can say is that we actually had... More

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

After spending endless hours on the web to find which helicopter tour would be the best in Kauai, we ended up selecting Safari. The booking process is great, awith tons of nice tips (we spoke with Chelly who was really amazing). We selected the Eco Tour with the landing in Keith Robinson property. Every bit of the tour was stunning.... More

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Philadelphia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Went up with Safari Helicopters on March 31st. We had a 55 minute ride, saw absolutely staggeringly beautiful scenery, flew through a rainstorm, and had a wonderful time. I would totally recommend Safari - great crew, great flight!

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Oley, Pennsylvania
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10 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My family took the 50 minute helicopter tour of Kauai after hearing that it is THE thing to do on Kauai. It is true that most of Kauai's beauty cannot be seen by the road - however if you are prone to motion sickness, please take caution! Two members of our party took dramamine before the flight and although no... More

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Kapaa, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I went on a one hour Helicopter ride with Safari March 27, 2014 and it was wonderful. The gentleman who drove us from the office to the Helicopter pad as well as going over the safety rules was just great. With his incredible sense of humor he made us feel right at home. Our pilot, Brian, was super professional, providing... More

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la, california
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The helicopter ride over the beautiful island of Kauai was certainly the highlight of our trip. Our pilot, Tom was our favorite part about this trip. He was funny and entertaining, but more importantly he made us feel extremely safe. He shared so many interesting facts about the island and you could tell he was so passionate about everything the... More

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Omaha, NE
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We were on the Norweigan Cruise ship Pride of America and booked this tour directly and not through the cruise. Best idea I ever had. This was the highlight of our cruise. The views of Kaui were fantastic and the pilot was very knowledgable in all aspects of the island. My wife sat in front and I (being a little... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The Safari helicopter tour was the highlight of our trip to Kauai. We took the Eco Tour which is by far the best thing to do. the Eco tour has an opportunity to land on a private reserve where we were able to meet and talk to Keith Robinson who is fighting a battle with invasive species and trying to... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The cruise ship I was on advertised an helicopter trip over Kauai - 40 mins for £185 uk - approx. 300$ us. I arranged it myself from the ship - 1 hour for £117 uk -$189 us. Cannot praise this company enough - 4 of us shuttled from the ship for a 1 hour flight of a lifetime. Brian the... More

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