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Sunshine Helicopters Lihue

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Address: 3416 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1702
Phone Number: +1 808-245-8881
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In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers!Sunshine...

In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers!Sunshine Helicopters - Lihue operates a fleet of FXStar Helicopters equipped with air-conditioned cabins, pilot-to-pax intercom and a 3-camera Sky-Cam video system recording your Actual Flight. The Eco-friendly FXStar Helicopter upgraded with the more powerful and quieter Honeywell Turbine engines, burns 10-15% less fuel than our competitors, allowing Sunshine to pass on a tremendous amount of savings to our guests. We offer the most competitive rates available from the Lihue Airport.Fly with Sunshine and see the Manawaiopuna Falls, Waimea Canyon, Napali Coastline and the "Wettest Spot on Earth" Mt. Waialeale Crater.

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Helicopter tour

Terrific helicopter tour of Kauai! Pilot was very smooth, I believe he is Jed or Jeb. Excellent value, if you are in Kauai, I strongly recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
byron k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific helicopter tour of Kauai! Pilot was very smooth, I believe he is Jed or Jeb. Excellent value, if you are in Kauai, I strongly recommend it.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this. We signed up for the tour, a little non-committal, but after 5 minutes in the air we were so glad we did. Scenery from the air is just majestic, unlike anything we've seen anywhere else. Pilot (Jed) was excellent, great narrative, fun and kept the flight really smooth - great for the nervous flyers. Highly recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour itself was beyond words and the pilot we had (Bogart) was extremely experienced with flying and the history of the island of Kauai. The staff was very friendly and helpful along all parts of the tour. If you're taking a Norwegian Cruise or any cruise line for that matter I highly recommend using Sunshine over the heli tour... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a must-do when visiting Kauai. Expensive but well worth the cost. Ask for Trevor as your pilot - excellent guide.

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Thank BobKayW2015
Central Saanich, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated 1 and 2. On the left, port side of small chopper. Saw very little of Natural Pali coast and waterfalls. Pilot Cord made severe banking turns, making us sick even with Gravol anti-nausea pills taken before flight. Boring, unfunny narration and microphone not working. Even without flash on camera, reflections spoiled all photos.

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Thank Tracy P
Dullstroom, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing trip!! I joined them on one of their flights over Kaua'i - and all I can say is that it was amazing. The service was incredible - from pick up at my Resort to delivery back afterwards to the delivery of my flash drive with the film of the flight. Our pilot too was incredible and showed... More 

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Lebanon, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to all the islands over the past 30 years but this was a couple of "firsts" for me. 1. First time to Kauai, 2. First time in a Helo tour. Every island offers helo tours, but I have never bit in the past, but once on the ground in Kauai, I could see that if ever there... More 

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Thank K W
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a spectacular 1 hour helicopter ride, over the canyons and Napali coast this company is highly recommended what a great service pick up and return from our resort, our pilot certainly knows her history of the island and was a pleasure to have as our guide please excuse I can't remember her name,

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views of the whole island, very exciting, all in one quick hour. Thought I'd be nervous, but I was fine. It's expensive, but I'm glad we went for it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four had an amazing flight with Sunshine Helicopters over the island of Kauai. I was scared and nervous prior to the flight but the minute we got airborne my fears dissipated. The take off was smooth and the flight pleasant. Our pilot was relaxed and friendly and put us all at ease. He narrated the whole island... More 

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