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Address: 3225 Akahi Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: +1 808-246-0136
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Description: For 26 years Safari has been taking people on helicopter tours to the...
For 26 years Safari has been taking people on helicopter tours to the inaccessible wonders of Kauai. Guest safety and satisfaction are Safari Helicopters top priority. Take an air tour with Safari Helicopters to find out why they've been named best of Kauai 3 years in a row.
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Girl Power

Amazing ride with Julia! She and the entire Safari team made it a day to remember. Although they take safety seriously, Sherell made it fun, bonding with each of us while... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Pennington, New Jersey
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Pennington, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing ride with Julia! She and the entire Safari team made it a day to remember. Although they take safety seriously, Sherell made it fun, bonding with each of us while ensuring we all knew how the tour would work. The scenery is breathtaking and Julia is a knowledgeable guide, taking questions during the flight. Even with all of us... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

great staff (front desk) silly Sherrell, pilot Julia. Helicopter was very smooth, not claustrophobic...nothing but windows, great for viewing, sometimes too much glare for crisp photo, depending on sun position. Breathtaking up-close views, interesting history and facts narrative. Fun, fun, fun!

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were a little nervous about taking a helicopter ride, but now we are so glad we did! Our Safari Helicopter tour was our favorite experience of our six day visit to Kauai. Julia, our pilot, was fantastic. She made the trip so enjoyable, from her commentary to her excellent piloting skills, which made the trip very... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

The helicopter tour amazing. Knowledgeable staff and guide the views were spectacular! I would highly recommend this place if you are going to Lihue.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We took the eco tour on March 23, 2015 and we loved it! Julia was our pilot and she made us feel safe and entertained. The company seems very well run and have a great safety record. I look forward to flying with them again on the other islands.

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The highlight of our visit to Kauai. We took the tour that included stop on the Robinson property to hear about how Keith is trying to save native plant species. A fabulous trip! The pilot Julia was awesome! Highly recommend this company!

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Hilo, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

From the beginning we were entertained and well comforted by the staff. Cherel had us crying laughing and put our minds at ease of any anxiety. There was a short ride to the airport where we were given clear instructions and organization. The helicopter itself seated 7 people. Our pilot, Julia, was very friendly and made an effort to learn... More 

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I expected a nice flight with pretty views. I was not expecting a spiritual experience. it was just amazing, really. Our pilot was wonderful, and the whole team were great. Everyone should do a helicopter tour of the island. My husband didn't want to initially - he was put off by the price (hates to part with money!) but was... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The safari helicopter front desk personnel and Pilot (entire team) was very thoughtful and professional in making this experience very memorable, truly an awesome experience. I told the Safari team that I was proposing to my girlfriend and wished to do it when to helicopter landed on a beautiful spot on Robinson's Land (close to Wiamea Canyon). They helped set... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was a terrific helicopter tour of the Napali Coast! Our pilot was very personable, answered all of our questions, including how she enjoyed her "office." The place at which we met to be driven to the helicopter pad was a little off-putting due to a strange odor. Very friendly staff and a VERY talkative van driver. We were lucky... More 

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