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Sunshine Helicopters Lihue

#11 of 39 Tours in Lihue
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pilot steve”(18 reviews)
“napali coast”(66 reviews)
In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We are the only Helicopter operator on Kauai to offer guests a choice to fly in the Industry-Standard 6-passenger Airbus AS350 FXStar (a.k.a Astar), powered with a Honeywell Turbine...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
3416 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1702
+1 808-245-8881
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Reviewed yesterday

The ground crew were efficient and helpful, our pilot was highly experienced, professional and very informative about the island, as well as being very entertaining. It was a great tour and a great experience - highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dunhams
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sunshine helicopters did an amazing job of flying our family into the Waimea canyon, thru the waterfalls and around the Napali coast. Our pilot was extremely skilled and a great guide of the sights! The flight was smooth and comfortable but we were in awe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cranbury10
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best part of our trip was a helicopter tour with "Jedi". He took us around the island & through the Waimea canyon where we saw multiple waterfalls. Even though it rained it was so worth the trip. The most majestic part of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank minpinmama858
Reviewed yesterday

We've done three helicopter tours in Hawaii now and for me this was #2 - nothing will ever top flying over the erupting volcano on the Big Island. But it was still amazing. Mac was a great pilot, going in very close and providing excellent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jerome B
Reviewed yesterday

We've never experienced a helicopter ride and/or tour before and this excursion had to be one of the coolest things we've ever done! We were able to see the island from all vantage points and see places that you can't see by car or boat....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KellensMom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was going to go to another company but after a day spent with Kauai soul travel (which I highly recommend to do no matter what) , the owner Coco told me to use sunshine. And I was not disappointed. Got to fly with Jed/Jedi and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gregorydU5037JG
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most excellent experience even on a very rainy day across Kauai. Don't let the rain stop you from going on the tour. Despite the rain, we were able to get a very clear view of every point on the island and the extra rain only...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank traveler4949
Reviewed 3 days ago

uncomplicated check in, nice people and unforgettable flight adventure with Bruce.I recommend a heliflight for everyboby coming to Kauai

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Navigator824692
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great time to be up there looking over the ever beautiful Garden Island! Great time with John our pilot with smooth narration and at same time giving us quiet moments to just process the beauty. The staff were nice esp the driver that took us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BiyaheraBakasyonista
Reviewed 4 days ago

Steve our pilot was professional as well as an educator. Greetings from your driver, Ray, and his enthusiasm welcomed us to an extraordinary experience. All your company treated us well. Thanks so very much L&J

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Date of experience: January 2019
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30 October 2018|
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Response from coco20 | Reviewed this property |
Trevor was excellent! My only problem was that you couldn't talk to the other passengers or the pilot. And ps. the video had no audio either which was a disappointment.
21 August 2018|
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Response from sunshinehelicopters | Property representative |
Our apology in responding late. If you are flying on ASTAR Helicopter, Maximum weight is 240 lbs. If you are flying and a Whisper STAR Helicopter, maximum weight is 290 lbs. If over 240 lbs. on a ASTAR helicopter and over... More
13 November 2017|
Response from tricia9768 | Reviewed this property |
The pilots are so fantastic they could fly in anything. If you ask at reception I’m sure they’ll let you know about visibility etc. Have a wonderful trip.