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Safari Helicopters

3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
+1 808-246-0136
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My first time in a helicopter ride and I am so glad I did. It was a wonderful experience. The view... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
crivo2
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Chicago, Illinois
Vacation to Kauai

Simply the best helicopter tour on the island of Kauai, and the best way to see the island hands... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VBSean
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For 30 years Safari has been taking people on helicopter tours to the inaccessible wonders of Kauai. Guest safety and satisfaction are Safari Helicopters top priority. Take an air tour with Safari Helicopters to find out why they've been named best of Kauai 3 years in a row.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“safety record” (61 reviews)
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3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
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+1 808-246-0136

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My first time in a helicopter ride and I am so glad I did. It was a wonderful experience. The view of the island of Kaua'i is expectacular. Take pictures if you want but I suggest that you don't take your eyes off the view....More

Thank crivo2
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha, We cannot thank you enough for sharing your experience. We value all our customers feedback, and love to hear about their time with us. Flying around Kauai is a memory I don't think you will forget anytime soon, and we are honored that we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best helicopter tour on the island of Kauai, and the best way to see the island hands down. Went with my wife, her father-ex Navy pilot. Master pilot and Kauai's own "Paka" is outstanding! Paka - thanks for your service!More

Thank VBSean
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Sean, We are very happy you chose us for your helicopter company. Since the owner and CEO of our company was a Navy man himself, we have a special place in our hearts for the Navy and all military personnel. Your pilot Paka does...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Safari! Excellent pilot, amazing views of paradise from above, majestic music that is well paired with the visual experience. Worth every penny!More

Thank Finyfinn
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Finn, So glad you had a great time, it was our pleasure to have you. The music you mentioned took us many years to get just right, and we are very proud of it. If you ever make it back to Kaui or Big...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group of 4, and did the waterfall tour. Everything was so well coordinated, the people were very professional and we got to see so much more than expected. We would definitely recommend.

Thank avonnahme
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for choosing us as your tour operator. We are still a family owned business, but we like to think we give first class service. We thank you for your recommendation and wish you and yours all the best. Safari Helicopters

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Deluxe package and had the opportunity to have Julia as a pilot. I had read good reviews of her performance, but no reviews can describe the quality of her service... the same applies to all staff of Safari Helicopters. The day started...More

Thank Tomas S
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Tomas, We cannot tell you enough how appreciative we are of your kind words. We truly love what we do and it was a pleasure to have you and your family with us during your stay. As for Julia, she speaks for herself. She...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour with Julia. Everyone in the helicopter (six) had a great view. After the tour, we were able to purchase a video of the tour for the reasonable price of $26. Highly recommended!More

Thank John P
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha John, Julia is a wonderful pilot and tour guide. She is hands down one of our best pilots, she does an amazing job. The video equipment has just been upgraded to HD so the quality is even better than before, and its a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a good deal on the Eco-tour. It was amazing to land in the field and talk to the property owner. It added a whole new dimension to the flight. We got to see things that most people never get to see. Beautiful all...More

Thank Chris G
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Chris, The Eco-tour is definitely our prized tour. Keith Robinson, dependent from the famous Robinson family is an avid conservationist and a great source for all sorts of information. He is what makes this tour so special. Your pilot Bruno is a great pilot...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time for all four of us but the company made us feel at ease. Yes, helicopters are pricey (not a place to skimp) but so worth it to see hidden places of the island. The falls, canyon and crater are breath-taking. Great views from...More

Thank Carol R
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Carol, Thank you for your time and your patronage. We know everyone these days has a busy schedule and we thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate the kind words and hope to see you on a future...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

TOTALLY AMAZING EXPERIENCE! This is the best way to see the island. Prior to leaving Sherrell (sorry if I am spelling his name wrong) walked us through everything. He is hilarious! So if you were nervous he put you at ease. Great view no matter...More

Thank Mike K
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Mike, Thanks for flying with us, and choosing us to be your tour operator for this experience. Sherrill is quite the character and we are very lucky to have him on our staff. He has been with us for a number of years and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never been on a helicopter flight before and did not know if it was worth the money - but it is! I was also a bit nervous, but once I got adjusted to the idea of flying above beautiful Kaua’i I enjoyed it...More

Thank ArieArjan
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Arie, We wanted to reach out to you and thank you for reviewing our company and for choosing us to fly you around our beautiful island. Bruno is really great at his job, and we are proud to have him on our team. We...More

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BeeTourG
24 March 2017|
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Response from JoeySue66 | Reviewed this property |
The one good thing about rain - the waterfall switch was turned ON! We saw many many many waterfalls that earlier in the day were switched OFF according to our pilot :) I plan to go a again some time to see the view... More
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VACNUT
9 March 2017|
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Response from JoeySue66 | Reviewed this property |
I sat in the best seat in the chopper - the front right. But you don't have a say in it - it's based on weight distribution by your pilot at the last minute.
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Joanie F
5 March 2017|
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Response from Pat H | Reviewed this property |
By booking on line you pay a lower rate. If I remember correctly it was $190 / person. Just a few days notice should be enough, but call them directly to make sure. The lady's running the desk are very helpful. At the... More
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