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Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours

Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1764
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Great time and pilot

This is a bucket list item that everyone should try and do. The views and experience were awesome... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David M
75 min private helicopter tour

My wife and I did a 75 min private helicopter tour of Kauai yesterday. It was an all around amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brad M
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Kauai’s most beautiful geographical wonders are inaccessible by roads or trails, and can only be viewed from the air! Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of this hidden paradise in comfort and style. All flights feature removable doors for any of our individual passengers. Our private helicopter tours of Kauai are for 1-3 people, guaranteeing that each passenger has a window seat. Don't share your helicopter experience in Kauai with anyone but your own special friends. Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours "The Private Helicopter Tour Company"
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1764
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a bucket list item that everyone should try and do. The views and experience were awesome. Blake was our pilot and he does an excellent job of providing interesting information with humor dispersed perfectly. I would recommend them to anyone and would say...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I did a 75 min private helicopter tour of Kauai yesterday. It was an all around amazing experience and the highlight of our honeymoon! Everything about Mauna Loa Helicopter Tour’s experience was amazing from the time we booked to their communication and...More

Thank Brad M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome two hour private helicopter tour of the big island including several minutes over the volcano , fissures and lava river to the sea. Helen who greeted us when we checked in was very informative and gave us a history of the...More

Thank Sam E
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is it. If you want a helicopter tour then stop right here. This is a world class operation from Lance who picked us up - an amazing guy - to Nils who gave us an unforgettable flight. These guys are the best and they...More

Thank Christopher M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mauna Loa Helicopters was first class in every way possible, ie, safety, friendly, knowledgeable, etc etc. My two sons and I booked a private tour on Hawaii to see the volcano erupting. All I can say was it was absolutely awesome! Ben was our pilot...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best tours I have ever done. Private tour with my daughter on Kauai. We fly without doors (which I highly recommend). It was not scary at all. We were able to see most of the idea and had a great...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha! Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate feed back. Since flying smaller helicopters we are able to get into the tighter areas. We really hope we made your trip one you will remember! Thank you again for flying...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just took a tour last week! Blake was an excellent pilot! I was incredibly nervous going in and he put me right at ease and made the flight enjoyable and informative. I highly recommend ML helicopter tour to anyone wanting to see the 85% of...More

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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha! Thank you for choosing Mauna Loa Helicopter tours! Blake is an amazing pilot and glad you got to experience our island with him! Thank you again for choosing our company!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured with Mauna Load Helicopter Tours on the Big Island of Hawaii. We arrived on an unusually hot humid day. I was impressed that they had ice cold waters and snack size macadamia nuts set out for us. They seated us in a covered...More

Thank Matt H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome amazing experience!! This was a VIP trip to remember, picked up from the cruise port in a luxury vehicle by a really friendly driver who made the drive to the airport chilled and relaxing On our arrival we were taken to the waiting...More

Thank andy c
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This one hour flight exceeded our already high expectations. Four of us took two copters with the doors off. Wouldn’t do it any other way, photographers or not. This is an organization of consummate pros who go out of their way to share their enthusiasm...More

Thank Hunter W
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MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha! Thank you for flying with Mauna Loa Helicopter Tours, we appreciate your review!!

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abs723
27 May 2018|
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Response from MaunaLoaHeliTours | Property representative |
a light full sleeve jacket and light pants is advisable on doors off tours (but not mandatory!) .... during the summer months you shoud be fine but winter months can get a little colder at altitude.
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Shopgirlteri
10 May 2018|
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Response from MaunaLoaHeliTours | Property representative |
Depending on location we can accomodate you as we have both 4 passenger and 3 passenge aircraft. Its a fun way to fly 7 as you can get photos of your other group and even gert close enough to wave to each other ! Kauai is... More
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kristin s
6 May 2018|
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Response from Helen R | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for your interest in Mauna Loa Helicopters. The Honolulu (island of Oahu) and Kona (island of Hawaii/Big Island) have a Robinson R66 that can accommodate 4 passengers. We look forward to confirming... More
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