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Sunshine Helicopters

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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
This attraction is at Kahului Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in the 45 min flight over the northern coast. It was after several days of rain and the waterfalls were incredible. Ian was able to tell us all about the area and it’s history. While the amount of window space provides great views...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SueFNP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very stimulating experience viewing the island of Maui from above. No better way to view the extinct volcano, magical coast line and waterfalls, overall topography in general. The pilot was informative and everyone had a wonderful time. It was over in such a short...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Della G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on Maui for our wedding/honeymoon and this was the one activity that my husband looked forward to the most (aside from getting married of course lol). We were set to do the Haleakala tour but because of weather we changed it to the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jakifez
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Our fly over was a exhilarating experience and the views were spectacular. We had a great pilot. Expensive but a forever memory. We did this in Alaska and now we arehook on helicopters.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnrA822SF
sunshinehelicopters, Marketing at Sunshine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha and Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

My mother, aunt and I all went on a helicopter ride with this company. They were very rushed as they got us onto the heli. The worst part was that halfway through the flight my door came open! I was in seat 4 and had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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sunshinehelicopters, Guest Relations Manager at Sunshine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, unfortunately we don't have any information about your incident. We take every review seriously and wished that we had more information about this. You may contact us directly and speak with reservation manager. Mahalo

Reviewed January 29, 2019

This is a must do for your trip to Maui. Our pilot was Cody and he was very knowledgeable and an excellent pilot. We were a party of six and this trip was definitely worth the price.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barb731
sunshinehelicopters, Marketing at Sunshine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, We are glad you had a great experience with Cody. Mahalo for your review

Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Pete our pilot took us over the backside of Haleakala and then along the north shore. We were keen to see Pe'ahi and Pete made sure we could see it, as well as all the surf breaks along the coast. It's worth paying the extra...More

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sunshinehelicopters, Marketing at Sunshine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha and thank you for your review.

Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

We did the road to Hana by the Mercedes Van and helicopter back. We left at 645am on the van and we're back by helicopter by 230. Ended up with only 4 of us, which worked out great. Jeff our driver was great and very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank T B
sunshinehelicopters, Marketing at Sunshine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

We went on a two hour tour with Sunshine Helicopters Big Island during our stay on the island of Hawaii. Ian was our pilot. There were 6 of us. 4 in back and 2 with Ian up front. Comfortable and great vision for all. Prior...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marianne928
sunshinehelicopters, Marketing at Sunshine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, thank you for your review and happy that you had a great time. Looking forward to fly you again. Mahalo

Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

We took the tour that flew over Maui and Molokai island. The ride was smooth and the views absolutely fantastic. We even flew through a spherical rainbow!! Of course rainbows are very common in Hawaii but how amazing is that. Flying over to Molokai was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lullabyrn
sunshinehelicopters, Marketing at Sunshine Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, we are glad that you enjoyed your tour. Mahalo for your review

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802stacym
November 12, 2018|
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Response from sunshinehelicopters | Property representative |
Aloha, the cost of the high definition flight video is $59.99 on a 16GB USB. I hope this answers your question. Mahalo!
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Nicole J
December 7, 2017|
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Response from valouj1208 | 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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pearlmargaret
June 14, 2017|
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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
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