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Sunshine Helicopters Princeville

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We flew with Uncle Steve, as they call him. He was a great talker and made us very comfortable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Great view of Kauai! Must do!

We paid for the extra to sit in front and it was worth it. The tour was amazing and breath taking... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Brent J B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5-3541 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg. D, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5563
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We flew with Uncle Steve, as they call him. He was a great talker and made us very comfortable. He was well qualified with military background. My 11 year old flew with ease, older one 14 was amazed and terrified at the same time. We...More

Thank debstersa
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We paid for the extra to sit in front and it was worth it. The tour was amazing and breath taking. The word 'mystic' kept coming into my head along the way. I would highly recommend this tour if you're on Kauai as you can...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time in a helicopter, but it was spectacular. The views were amazing and we had a great pilot. The vibration of the helicopter did make me sick, which I usually do not get motion sickness. I recommend taking medicine before getting...More

Thank Grady C
Reviewed June 15, 2018

First time in a Helicopter but there was just no way else to see the island without a 3 week visit. Landscape is rugged lush and beautiful. Might of been more comfortable if I had a less dramatic flight before. Pilot was everything I had...More

1  Thank Jake_MA_11
Reviewed June 5, 2018

I must say I was more than a little scared before going up on the air over Kauai, but boy am I glad I did. Steve was our awesome pilot, and he was funny as well as informative. I did take some Dramamine an hour...More

Thank spygirl55
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Giving this 3 stars because the pilot wore a white plaid shirt that reflected in EVERY SINGLE one of my pictures. Every place we read, said to wear dark colors to avoid this issue. Everyone in the helicopter wore black but the pilot. Also, he...More

1  Thank JAAKA
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We visited Kauai in May after the flooding and the road was closed past Hanalei so we decided to spend the money and take a helicopter tour. We spent the extra money to fly from Princeville so we wouldn't have to drive to Linue. What...More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Experience Kauai like only the “Aerial view” can provide in awesome clarity, hundreds of waterfalls, breathtaking canyons, oh so lush greenery and then the incredible coastline of NaPali. But let’s be clear this is more than a helicopter ride, it is an experience, as you...More

1  Thank The_Rock_50
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Our family wrestled with doing a helicopter tour for several days due to cost! But oh so glad we did this! It is a nice option for those on the north shore. For $239 we had amazing views of most of Kauai that cannot be...More

1  Thank Texans112
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We took the helicopter tour our second morning on the island. It was a wonderful introduction to the island and some of its history. The preparation for the flight was complete and reassuring -- especially for another passenger who was quite scared. All went well...More

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Emily M
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Response from Mike D | Reviewed this property |
No guidelines but we gave $20 as a couple. That seemed appropriate. There was no pressure only the suggestion that you tip before leaving the aircraft.
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Response from iluv2vacation | Reviewed this property |
We did the Princeville flight in February. The flight from the airport was cheaper but we purchased our flight from a guy in Hanalei and I think it was about the same cost if not cheaper than the airport flight. It will... More