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Sunshine Helicopters Princeville

5-3541 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg. D, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5563
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Incredible view of the Island

There was 5 in our party and everyone was blown away by all we saw. Volcano, waterfalls, the canyon... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Phil M
via mobile
Amazing ride!!

Fantastic helicopter tour, our pilot Steve was very informative, we learned SO much and saw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hannah
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Vancouver, Canada
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In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We fly the NEW 6 Passenger EC130B4 WhisperSTAR, by far the most advanced technological sightseeing helicopter ever built! More interior room, Large panoramic windows, pilot-to-pax intercom and a 3-Camera Sky-Cam Video System recording your Actual Flight. We are the only company with Premium front-row "First Class Seats" available on each tour flight.Fly from our exclusive Princeville airport location just a few minutes from the beautiful St. Regis hotel. Book our signature "Princeville Adventure" 40-50 minute flight and tour the Waimea Canyon, Napali Coast, Waialeale Crater, numerous waterfalls and movie locations.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 at some of the top aviation schools in the nation or military trained. Your SAFETY is our #1 priority!
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“helicopter tour” (57 reviews)
“napali coast” (32 reviews)
“ground crew” (16 reviews)
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5-3541 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg. D, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5563
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There was 5 in our party and everyone was blown away by all we saw. Volcano, waterfalls, the canyon and the coastline. Only wish we had 2-way communication with the pilot so we could ask questions. He announced things but was less of a tour...More

Thank Phil M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic helicopter tour, our pilot Steve was very informative, we learned SO much and saw incredible sites, waterfalls, beaches, caves would go again! Great safety prep and such great staff!!

1  Thank hannah
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a bit worried after reading some of the reviews, and despite staying in Princeville, we initially booked with Blue Hawaiian. Blue Hawaiian was packed, and felt like going through an airport, especially when our flight got cancelled and a huge group of confused...More

Thank aspectmin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They cancelled on me the day before I arrived. Seriously disappointed and I couldn't book any other excursions since I had less than 24 hours to book something else and everything was already full. Will not book through them again.

Thank Marcus V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four of us took this helicopter ride through the Grand Canyon of Hawaii. The scenery was out of this world and gorgeous. Unfortunately we could not understand much of what our guide, Jed said. When this was brought to his attention he said "that...More

3  Thank betty m
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Up close tour of Kauai from Princeville. Our pilot, Steve, was fabulous! His knowledge of the island and many different parts of history was amazing. His skill as a pilot was even better! From liftoff to touchdown will be one of our best memories. (I...More

1  Thank smcconmoon
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Staying on the north shore of Kauai? This is the helicopter tour for you! Convenient!! Very nice people and great equipment! Suggest you only book at helicopter tour on a bright sunny day, or you will miss a fantastic experience!

1  Thank bolson2016
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This is the only way to see all of Kauai. The flight holds 6 but is comfortable in an enclosed chopper. The chopper also has pontoons so you can feel safe flying over water. This is really extraordinary and there were so many waterfalls, they...More

Thank Rick G
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I did the hour tour of the island. The island is one of the most beautiful places on earth. No better way to see it than by land sea and air. The ride was safe and smooth. My ride had a young person and a...More

Thank John J
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Our family of 5 (my wife and I, my son and his wife, and our teenage grandson) took the heli piloted by Beau Brown. Beau was a fantastic pilot and took us over valleys and summits that we never expected to see. He counted over...More

Thank Robbinsesq
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Response from iluv2vacation | Reviewed this property |
We did the Princeville flight in February. The flight from the airport was cheaper but we purchased our flight from a guy in Hanalei and I think it was about the same cost if not cheaper than the airport flight. It will... More
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