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Sunshine Helicopters Maui

#11 of 30 Tours in Kahului
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Address: Kahului Heliport #107, Kahului, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808-270-3999
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This attraction is at Kahului Airport
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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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Exciting and adventureous and 100% professional and safe

We took the Sunshine Helicopter Tour of the island of Kauai. This was an amazing experience. Rebekah was one of the staff that took care of us and she was amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the Sunshine Helicopter Tour of the island of Kauai. This was an amazing experience. Rebekah was one of the staff that took care of us and she was amazing. Knowledgeable, funny and engaging. Bogart was out pilot. He was so at ease and gave an incredibly insightful narrative as he flew us around the island. He has over... More 

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Thank Harold B
Winter Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a first time experience for me and I was really excited! The weather was perfect and the scenery was breathtaking. Sunshine was organized and patient with tourists. We had a relatively young pilot but he knew what he was doing and took the time to talk to everyone onboard at least once. My only problem was it was... More 

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Thank LDS1973
Columbus, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I visited Maui for the first time and this was also our first helicopter ride. We had booked the Hana/Haleakala tour but due to bad weather we were given the opportunity to fly to Molokai island. What a great ride!!! Our pilot Pete was a super tour guide with many details about every area we flew over.... More 

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Thank johnhat2
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately cloud cover obscured our view of the Crater on Maui, but quick thinking on our pilots part allowed us a whole new adventure. We flew to the west to Molokai and were shown an amazing view of sea cliffs, enormous waterfalls and beautiful jungle. We then flew back over the channel, down the Kaanapali coast and through the mountains... More 

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Thank THamilton86406
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

An expensive outing, but worth it. We flew over the west coast of Maui and Molokai Island. The scenery was magnificent and the flight itself an absolute joy. We had front row seats and therefore a fabulous view of the coastline and hinterland, complimented by the pilots informative commentary.

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Thank Michelle C
Lakeside, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Being able to reserve the front seats is the only way to go. Can't wait to go again. We would highly reccomend. Start out early, heliport is difficult to find.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a great way to see Hawaii's breathtaking landscape. Our flight from Maui to Molokai gave us the opportunity to see the natural beauty of a much less developed island. I sat in the back row at a window. I think the front seats would be better, but I saw plenty from the back.

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Thank Elaineaus
Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Do the Molokai trip it is like nothing I have every seen before. This is why you come to Maui/Hawaii to see a different kind of wild natural beauty. Otherwise you might as well go to the Caribbean or whatever short haul tropical spot to see pools, beaches, snorkel, heat and humidity.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This company was absolutely great! The reason I enjoyed it so much is because the price was reasonable, the pre-flight briefing was great and informational, but what made this a blast was our pilot. I feel bad because I forgot to give this awesome dude a tip. The knowledge of the island and his delivery of information was second to... More 

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White Lake, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best things we did in Hawaii!! The pilot was great and the views were unbelievable! We did the waterfall lovers and Molokai tour. I would do the same tour again if I went! We got to see huge waterfalls, whales from the helicopter, and many of the parts of Hawaii you can only see from... More 

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