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Sunshine Helicopters Maui

#9 of 30 Tours in Kahului
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Address: Kahului Heliport - Hangar #107, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732
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+1 808-270-3999
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This attraction is at Kahului Airport
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We are...

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 EC130 Whisper STAR, outfitted with all the latest technology and roomy cabin for 6 passengers. 2. Eco-friendly AS350 FX STAR, upgraded with the more powerful and quieter Honeywell Turbine engines, burning 10-15% less fuel than our competitors, allowing Sunshine to pass on a tremendous amount of savings to our guests. The fleet of helicopters are fully equipped with emergency pop-out floats for safety, air-conditioning, pilot-to-pax intercom and a 3-camera Sky-Cam Video system recording your actual tour.Sunshine Helicopters is a FAA Part 135 Air Carrier and Tour Operator Program of Safety (TOPS) Certified. Most of our pilots are former Flight Instructors of the top aviation schools in the nation or highly skilled military veterans. Your safety is our #1 priority!

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Breathtaking Views of Sea Cliffs of Molokai!

Highly recommend this trip, pilot was knowledgeable and professional and full of local facts. Saw many whales from the air which was great and the tour of Molokai and South Maui... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Leslie K
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Hilton Head

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Hilton Head
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Highly recommend this trip, pilot was knowledgeable and professional and full of local facts. Saw many whales from the air which was great and the tour of Molokai and South Maui was worth every penny! The office staff are especially friendly and you can buy a CD of your trip. Liked our pilot Ryan very much! Fantastic trip!

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Thank Leslie K
Hampton, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic way to see Molokai and the western side of Maui. Crew was informative about what we were seeing, but you could hardly hear the music that is supposed to accompany the flight. I have flown Air Maui and Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and they have always had audible music to accompany the flight. The recorded version of... More 

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Thank David M
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Boy this was fun. It's pricey, but totally worth it. Our 3 teenage kids loved it. Experienced pilot showing us coast line, whales and the spectacular water falls. Just an amazing 45 minutes. Do it....you won't be sorry.

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Thank Lawrence G
Schaumburg, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breathtaking views of many falls that are not accessable by any other means. Staff was friendly and professional. Our pilot was calm and confident and provided informative local information for the sights through our headsets. This is the best way to see Maui! We will make this a return event on every visit.

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Thank rhelmer
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally, broke down and spent the money. Very glad we did. Breathtaking views of many falls that are not accessable by any other means. Staff was friendly and professional. Our pilot was in his thirties but very compentent. I am a pilot and felt very safe at all times. A must do!

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Thank Craig C
NC
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a weeklong trip to Maui we booked a helicopter tour of west Maui and Molokai. Initially we were on the fence about whether to do it but now don't regret it at all. The staff was friendly and pleasant. There is a required safety briefing prior to boarding. Our pilot was calm and confident and provided informative local information... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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168 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To see the lush beauty of Maui, you have to view it from a helicopter! Our family thoroughly enjoyed our tour even though the weather did not allow us to go into the crater and on to the lush rainforest near Hana. Our knowledgeable and experienced pilot, Pete, quickly improvised and made our trip memorable by taking us lower and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I felt safe throughout our helicopter flight. The ride was very smooth over some incredible scenery. The staff made us feel very welcome and went through the safety regulations.

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Thank 1954Elizabeth
Orillia, Ontario
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was easily one of the highlights of our trip! We had never been in a helicopter before. We were a little nervous, but, there was nothing to be nervous about. The views of the island, including the cliffs and water falls were breathtaking! These are views you can not get to any other way.

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Rancho Cordova, California USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

This trip was the best experience we had this month on Maui. We picked the trip to the north side of Molokai. Some scenes from Jurassic Park were filmed there. The waterfalls and the green, green mountains were magnificent. This is the only way to see this side of this beautiful island, I was very comfortable in helicopter and our... More 

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