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Address: Kahului Heliport #107, Kahului, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808-270-3999
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Description: In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We are...
In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We are the only company on Maui offering customers the ability to pre-book "First Class" front-row seating and the choice of two High-Tech helicopters: 1. Fly the New-Generation EC130 Whisper STAR, outfitted with all the latest technology and roomy cabin for 6 passengers. 2. Eco-friendly AS350 FX STAR, upgraded with the more powerful and quieter Honeywell Turbine engines, burning 10-15% less fuel than our competitors, allowing Sunshine to pass on a tremendous amount of savings to our guests. The fleet of helicopters are fully equipped with emergency pop-out floats for safety, air-conditioning, pilot-to-pax intercom and a 3-camera Sky-Cam Video system recording your actual tour.Sunshine Helicopters is a FAA Part 135 Air Carrier and Tour Operator Program of Safety (TOPS) Certified. Most of our pilots are former Flight Instructors of the top aviation schools in the nation or highly skilled military veterans. Your safety is our #1 priority!
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Expensive but worth it

I paid $250 for a 45 minute flight. But it was also buy one get one free just for taking a 2 hour tour of Diamond Resorts. You get to see a lot during the flight. And our pilot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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howell, mi
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I paid $250 for a 45 minute flight. But it was also buy one get one free just for taking a 2 hour tour of Diamond Resorts. You get to see a lot during the flight. And our pilot was a retired Army pilot who kept us entertained the whole trip. If you want to see parts of the island... More 

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texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

neat thing about this outfit is if you are inclined to do so, you can pay a little extra and sit in the front seats. The back seats have four passengers, so two are in the center without windows. if you are taking photos, it might be worth it to sit in front. They also have an option of doing... More 

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

First time in a helicopter. We toured Maui & Mulikai. Really, really beautiful. Pilot was very informative about history and locals. Definitely recommend.

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Florence, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I had an awesome experience on the helicopter tour of West Maui and Molokai. Our pilot Matt did a super job of describing the sites and preparing us for what to look for next! The helicopter tour provided us with an unforgettable and visually stunning view of the islands!

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Nice for a first impression of the island. Very professional, still not the best for photography, because of reflection from the window. On Kaui you can fly with on doors option with another company which is really great for taking photos. I liked the option to pay additional 50 USD to sit in the front and have much better view.

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Wilmington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

AWESOME experience with Helicopter Pilot "Matt". Tour of Maui & Molokai was amazing! Detailed description of each island and many history facts given by the Pilot Matt I would highly recommend Sunshine Helicopters and their entire Staff!!!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Fantastic experience. The scenery is unreal and Matt, our pilot, was extremely knowledgeable and made the tour even better. Highly recommended.

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Ventnor City, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

People were nice but the view from the 2 middle back seats wasn't very good. I wouldn't do it again. Too much depends on the weather. Windy that day so we couldn't fly over the crater They did offer us another time but we were leaving the next day so we went. .

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Ocean View, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I got up in the morning and it was windy, I said to my friend..." I really don't think this is going to be a good day for a helicopter ride." I should have trusted my gut instincts. We paid the full price of $345 to take the circle island tour of Maui which was to include Haleakala inactive volcano.... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

1st time helicopter tour was worth the view, and old jokes of the pilot. We got to take some photos and both my kids really appreciated it. Got to see some of the sites of Hana without the long car ride.

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