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Sunshine Helicopters

Open today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Maui by air, best view!

After much trepidation about going on a helicopter, I was persuaded by my family but only after I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michaela M
Westmount, Canada
60 minute island tour

Had great fun with my family in the cheaper helicopter (I can’t remember the name). Our pilot was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sonia K
via mobile
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“helicopter tour”(47 reviews)
“deluxe tour”(10 reviews)
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In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We are the only company on Maui offering customers the ability to pre-book "First Class" front-row seating and the choice of two High-Tech helicopters: 1. Fly the New-Generation...more
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Hangar #107 - Kahului Heliport, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After much trepidation about going on a helicopter, I was persuaded by my family but only after I had asked alot of questions by the guy we booked from! I had nothing to fear. Sunshine Helicopters take their safety very seriously.We were greeted by friendly...More

Thank Michaela M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had great fun with my family in the cheaper helicopter (I can’t remember the name). Our pilot was friendly and he took us to amazing places with scenic views! 10/10 would recommend.

Thank Sonia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s amazing to see the island from above. Our tour guide told us about the island. They also take your picture and have a friendly staff. It is an expensive venture, but a neat experience.

Thank Nora O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the first morning tour to see the volcanoes and coastal tour. Our pilot Ethan was very knowledgeable and made us feel safe at all times. It was a perfect way to see the lava flows and fields since the visitors center is closed. Awesome...More

Thank Max C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous experience. Choose to request the Helicopter called the A Star. We also purchased the premium seats which placed us in the front row next to our pilot, Cody. I would highly recommend the additional investment. The scenery is spectacular and if we sat in...More

1  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunshine Hapuna cannot get around the Island especially in the afternoon to the action down south. We just got cancelled to days in a row, and they don’t do much to rebook. They don’t call in advance either. They let you show up to be...More

Thank nielscph2018
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We did the tour of West Maui and Molokai and really enjoyed it. We paid the extra for the front seats and it was worth it. The pilot was great and entertaining. Beautiful

Thank Katelyn M
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The anticipation we had for this trip was extremely high but the overall experience came up short. We selected the West Maui/Molokai tour purely from advertising literature. The views and scenery went beyond expectations and our pilot Matt provided detailed info of all of our...More

2  Thank dnieto5
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We chose this flight because it was recommended especially for those taking a cruise. The timing was great and the views were spectacular.

Thank TonjaMS
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Pilot Cody was the best, I have done this trip in the past, with older pilots with Vietnam experience, and he takes a back seat to No One. Dakota& Ashley were also very helpful. Will do it again with Cody

Thank earlyseller1
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Nicole J
December 7, 2017|
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Response from Valérie j | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if the company allows it but it doesn’t sound suitable for such young kids
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June 14, 2017|
Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
the helicopter tour is wonderful, more than picturesque, it has moments over Haleakal that are both beautiful and breathtaking. I've done both the helicopter tour, 55 minutes, and the road to Hana, 11 hours, which is... More
September 15, 2016|
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Response from PETE N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only did the helicopter. Spend the extra money for the reserved first class seating.