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Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours

Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1764
+1 808-245-7500
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Doors off private heli tour

What an incredible tour. I’ve worked in the heli tour industry in other parts of the world but this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grant D
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Favorite Part of our Vacation

When my girlfriend and I planned a trip to Kauai we knew that we had to do a helicopter tour. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris H
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North Billerica, Massachusetts
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Kauai’s most beautiful geographical wonders are inaccessible by roads or trails, and can only be viewed from the air! Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of this hidden paradise in comfort and style. All flights feature removable doors for any of our individual passengers. Our private helicopter tours of Kauai are for 1-3 people, guaranteeing that each passenger has a window seat. Don't share your helicopter experience in Kauai with anyone but your own special friends. Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours "The Private Helicopter Tour Company"
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1764
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an incredible tour. I’ve worked in the heli tour industry in other parts of the world but this was my favorite flight I’ve ever taken. 1 hour! Door and off! Private! All things that you can’t find elsewhere. And to top it off our...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha! Thank you for taking the time for a review. We are glad Blake made your time one you will definitely remember. We at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours would like the thank you again for choosing to fly with our company.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

When my girlfriend and I planned a trip to Kauai we knew that we had to do a helicopter tour. We chose Mauna Loa because we would be on the helicopter with just the 2 of us and the pilot and we could fly without...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for choosing Mauna Loa and taking the time for a review. We hope your time is was nothing short of amazing, which is does sound like. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours. Our first scheduled tour was cancelled at the last minute for weather and the staff was flexible in rescheduling us quickly. Well, it was worth the wait, and then some! The pilot was skilled,...More

Thank Kelly M
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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time for the review. Happy that you go to reschedule, it sounds like is was very well worth the wait. Weather here on Kauai is very unpredictable here on the island, for thank you for understanding. Blake is an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did the 1 hour doors off tour. It was absolutely incredible! Our pilot Blake put us at ease, cracked jokes and made the experience memorable! The views were stunning! Words don’t even describe how cool this is- it’s a must do!!!...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for choosing Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours. So happy you had an amazing time! We would like to thank you again for choosing Mauna loa Helicopter Tours.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a doors off helicopter tour with Mauna Loa Helicopters from Lihue. The personnel in the office were very welcoming and diligent. Everything was explained clearly to us including being given an instructional video and the time we would be leaving for the airfield....More

Thank Shirley B
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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha! Thank you for the review! So happy that our staff were so professional and friendly to help make your experience here one you will definitely remember. Chris is a very knowledgeable pilot, we are pleased to share our beautiful island with you! Once again...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were originally scheduled to go on Friday 7/6, however, because of the weather we were not guaranteed to be able to see the lava. Our pilot Jacob, came in on his day off on Sunday 7/8 to take us up. My grandson really wanted...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing first time experience today with this fantastic company! We chose the 4pm flight and were not disappointed, the weather was perfect with just a little shower during the hour flight. Our pilot Beau was so knowledgeable and we were made to...More

Thank Jill H
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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha! Many thanks for the review! We are always thrilled to hear how awesome our team is here. Beau is an amazing pilot as well, thank you for letting him share his knowledge of this beautiful island with you! Once again here at Mauna Loa...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have already done a helicopter ride as of yet, you should. It is truly specular and worth every penny. Enjoy and have a great time, you cannot get these views while driving. It would be great if there was a landing near one...More

Thank R S
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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for choosing Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours & thank you for taking the time for a review. We hope to see you again in the future!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t get caught up in the other companies’ bigger helicopters, this is the way to go. You get to go private and have the option to take the doors off, which you should definitely do! These tours are longer, more personable, and just plain awesome....More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha! Thank you for the review! We are honored to share the knowledge of this beautiful island with everyone! Hope your experience with us was nothing short of amazing!! Once again we would like to thank you for choosing Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an incredible flight with our pilot Christopher! He explains everything we see. We choose the doors-off helicopter, the feeling was very cool and it’s better to take pictures! With Mauna Loa Helicopter, you pay a little more but you are 2 or 3...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha! Thank you for allowing us to share Kauai with you and have Chris one of our amazing pilots on our team share the knowledge of Kauai with you. We hope to see you again in the future, once again thank you for choosing Mauna...More

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abs723
May 26, 2018|
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Response from MaunaLoaHeliTours | Property representative |
a light full sleeve jacket and light pants is advisable on doors off tours (but not mandatory!) .... during the summer months you shoud be fine but winter months can get a little colder at altitude.
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Shopgirlteri
May 9, 2018|
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Response from MaunaLoaHeliTours | Property representative |
Depending on location we can accomodate you as we have both 4 passenger and 3 passenge aircraft. Its a fun way to fly 7 as you can get photos of your other group and even gert close enough to wave to each other ! Kauai is... More
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kristin s
May 5, 2018|
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Response from Helen R | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for your interest in Mauna Loa Helicopters. The Honolulu (island of Oahu) and Kona (island of Hawaii/Big Island) have a Robinson R66 that can accommodate 4 passengers. We look forward to confirming... More
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