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Sunshine Helicopters Lihue

#10 of 31 Tours in 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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Had a fantastic helicopter trip. We were picked up from our hotel in Poipu and driven to the Sunshine offices. The staff were all very friendly and courteous. Our pilot, Trevor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic helicopter trip. We were picked up from our hotel in Poipu and driven to the Sunshine offices. The staff were all very friendly and courteous. Our pilot, Trevor, was great, giving a fun and informative commentary. Saw some amazing sights, especially the volcano crater, with the waterfalls all in full flow. Views of Na Pali coast and... More 

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Redding, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Our first helicopter tour and it was great. The entire staff, from our Pilot John to the ground crew were professional, knowledgable and enjoyable. We toured Napali coast, Waimea canyon, the island's volcanic crater and much more. This is a MUST DO!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately this helicopter had black tape on the exit doors which made it very hard to take pictures. The pilot was very knowledgeable and fun. He tried to get us as close to the falls and other attractions as he could. I'm sorry to say I have had better helicopter tours in Hawaii. I would not go with this company... More 

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Marysville, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited Kaua'i many times but have never taken a helicopter tour. We thought we knew the island fairly well but there is so much you can't see from the roads that the only way to get a real feel for the island is by air. Sunshine Helicopters has a perfect safety rating, skilled and experienced pilots, a scenic and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful experience. We paid the extra money to sit in the front with the pilot which was the best thing we could have done. It was really exhilarating and once you gained confidence that the pilot wasn't going to crash into the canyons and walls we appeared to almost touch, the scenery was breathtaking. We went out... More 

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Little Falls
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 35th Anniversary and decided n Kuaui, Hawaii. We scheduled our first helicopter tour with the "Sunshine Helicopters." We looked over a few different helicopter companies and picked Sunshine not do to the lowest price but its reviews and pamphlets. We were not denied of our trip of a life time. The pilot was knowledgable... More 

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I got this as a gift from my in laws for our honeymoon. Something that was at the top of our to do list, once in a lifetime experience of a helicopter flight over Kauai's untouched mountains and ridges. It certainly was once in a lifetime to see the island from that perspective, we flew passed the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In January we were on Kauai and reserved two custom helicopter seats on Sunshine Air. On the day in question an hour before the trip we called because of the rainy weather. We were told that the flight was still on even though it was raining heavily and overcast. There were 6 people on the flight. It continued to rain... More 

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Indio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a helicopter trip on Kauai some 20 years ago and loved it. This time I was taking my daughter to share the experience and we were not disappointed. The Sunshine Tour we took flew out of Princeville near our resort at Hanalei Bay Resort and signed up for first class (front seats) seating beside the pilot. With typical... More 

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Maumee, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I took a helicopter ride while we were in Kauai. WOW!!! It was one of the most awesome experiences I've ever had. I had gotten a little nauseous while we were on the Road to Hana in Maui so I made sure that I took Dramamine right before we started and I was not nauseous at all... More 

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