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“Great views and good pilot” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters Kauai

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters Kauai
Lihue Heliport, Lihue, Kauai, HI
808 245-5800
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Edgewater, Colorado
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“Great views and good pilot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Truly the highlight of our trip. Reserve early or before you go as they have an online discount. Then if it's a crappy day you'll have enough time to reschedule. This didn't happen to us, we had a perfect day, but several people said they had to reschedule. The weather in Kauai changes quite a bit from day to day. It kind of reminded us of home (in Colorado). Plus our video of it we bought turned out wonderful. Wish the video had more of the whales we saw, but oh well. We saw two humpbacks in the ocean on the Napali coast. We were looking for the sighting of a shark, but could not find it. Fun to see the whales breaching. Our pilot was very experienced and was smooth in his turns. I still felt a little queasy but I knew this was going to be an issue for me. It didn't sway me though from going. Plus we had some young kids with us. I say get over it and just do it. It's only an hour long tour. Our pilot shared info. on local hikes and some great beaches to visit along with the names of local places of interest. It was so neat to be seeing things so close up and in many areas you could not drive to.

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“Just Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Thought the trip on the big Island was amazing. This one was so much better. Totally fabulous. What a trip. Vincent was extremely professional, fun and very knowledgeable. Bryan well ....... what can we say. An asset to your Company. Thank you all

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“Wow!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Smooth ride & stunning views. What an amazing experience and great way to see inaccessible parts of the island! Great pilot instilled confidence right from the start.

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“it was everything we hoped it would be”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

On Thursday, April 18 we had the best experience of our 12 day stay on Kauai: a helicopter tour around the island that was wonderful in every way.
We chose blue Hawaiian because of its good reputation and reviews, and the fact that the tour would be in the Eco Star helicopter, which is very comfortable with great viewing.
The weather had been variable so we waited to book 2 days ahead for a 9:30 am flight, hoping for a clear morning over Waimea Canyon . We were lucky, it was a perfect morning for the interior and the NaPali Coast as well, with the right mix of cloud and sun to emphasize and highlight the spectacular canyons and cliffs and beaches.
Our experience was enhanced by the enthusiastic and informative commentary by our pilot, Nathan, who obviously loves this beautiful island. As well his professionalism, experience and competence would reassure even the most nervous passenger. He hugely impressed my husband who, because he was himself an airline pilot, was watching closely.
Indeed everyone we dealt with at Blue Hawaiian, from the desk people to Brian, the comedic bus driver made it clear we were in good hands, that safety was the first priority, and that we would have a wonderful experience. Which we certainly did!

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Duluth, Georgia
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“Worth every penny!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I was nervous about flying in a helicopter for the first time but it was awesome! Vincent was our pilot and was really knowledgable about the island and very engaging. I am prone to motion sickness and took Dramamine before but probably didn't need it- very smooth ride. The scenery is incredible and definitely worth the price to see the island. A definite "to-do", especially if you have limited time on the island.

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