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Safari Helicopters

#6 of 31 Tours in Lihue
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Address: 3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
Phone Number: (808) 246-0136
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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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Unforgettable experience!

Top highlight of our Hawaii trip. The Safari crew, from check-in to the flight were all amazing. The high energy staff ensured we had a great time. The views were unbelievable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
HalleCupp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Top highlight of our Hawaii trip. The Safari crew, from check-in to the flight were all amazing. The high energy staff ensured we had a great time. The views were unbelievable. Soaring over Waimea Canyon and along the Napali coast. So many nooks and crannies and waterfalls. The ride was super smooth and I did not feel nauseous at all.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great ride. Very good pilot. All the sites of the hills. Waterfalls. Canyons. Hard to take fotos in the middle back seats. You see everything but getting pictures can be tough. The pilots hands and equipment reflect off the glass on some if the views. So you get them in your shots. Overall great ride. Just need a tweak.

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1 Thank John C
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While this was one of the most expensive activities on my trip to Kauai, I'm really glad that I decided to do it! The pilot was professional and calmed everyone's fears of flying. The company does a great job of explaining all of the safety information as well as the itinerary for the flight. My recommendation is to do the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were nervous about taking our first helicopter flight, but it was 100% the best experience we did on our honeymoon. Right up front, I want to put a shout out to the really fun, safe and professional staff, especially our pilot and guide Paka. We did Safari's Eco Tour, which lands the helicopter in the center... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Safari is a great helicopter company. If you don't have a car, they can arrange a shuttle for a fee. Friendly, professional, staff, pilot and driver. The island is amazing!!! Recommend.

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Robbie M, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a positive review & recommendation. We are still a small family operated business & each one of these means a great deal to us. So glad that you had a spectacular time. Mahalo, Robbie Myers More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This company is 100% professional and does an amazing job of making everyone feel comfortable getting into the helicopter. The tour was amazing and allowed us to see all of the great parts of the island from the Jurassic Park waterfall, to Waimea Canyon, Weeping Wall, the Napli Coast, and the stunning reefs located on the North side of the... More 

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Robbie M, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this review

Aloha, Go Mom! Tell you thank you for being so brave & taking a flight with us. We are so excited when people are nervous or scared & they overcome it. Thank you for taking the time to give us this positive review. We appreciate each and everyone of these. Come & see us again sometime. Mahalo, Robbie Myers More 

Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Their are 5 helicopter companies serving Kauai and after researching the options I chose Safari. Soo glad I did. The people are just wonderful and the pilots are not only excellent but very knowledgeable about the island. Kauai is such a beautiful island and a lot of it you just can't get to by car. Treat yourself to a wonderful... More 

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Robbie M, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for doing your research & choosing us. We are still a small family operated company & sometimes it's difficult for us to compete. So we pride ourselves on safety & service. We are so stoked that you had a wonderful time with us & were able to see the beauty of Kauai that is just... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone who I asked prior to the trip said, "you need to do a helicopter tour." They were right. The view is breathtaking. It's also worth sitting in the front. I'll never forget it.

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Robbie M, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a positive review. Thank you for taking everyone's advice & doing a helicopter tour. But most of all, thank you for choosing Safari Helicopters to do it. Mahalo, Robbie Myers More 

sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable experience!!! It was the highlight of our stay in Kauai. The tour was so comprehensive- we all managed to see all the sights. Our female pilot was amazing!!! She made sure that she turned around so we can all get a look at the sights. We were all well looked after from the beginning to the end. I would... More 

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Robbie M, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this review

Aloha, Hooray! We love being a highlight & are honored to be yours. Julia is an incredible pilot & all of our pilots are instructed to turn in and out so all seats get a spectacular view. It is our goal to take care of our people & we are so glad that we came through for you. Thank you... More 

Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a last minute trip with Safari while on a cruise. I had a short time window and a son with a cast on his leg and we were limited on the things we could do. The staff made everything work out perfectly! The ride is a must see. The views in a chopper are totally different in a chopper... More 

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Robbie M, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this review

Aloha, We do our best to be accommodating for each Guests specific situation. So glad that we were able to give you & your son a wonderful time while he was in a cast. I'm sure that must have been frustrating being on vacation in Hawaii. The views of Kauai from the air are just spectacular. We hope that you... More 

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