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Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Kauai

#5 of 33 Tours in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: 3651 Ahukini Rd, Lihue Heliport 8, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9700
Phone Number:
+1 808-245-5800
This attraction is at Kauai Island Airport
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00

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An Experience I Will Never Forget

Our pilot, Marty, was fantastic. The helicopter ride itself is amazing. There is NO other way to see the spectacular scenery of Kauai. It is breathtaking! It is obvious that... read more

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Christine D
London, Canada

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London, Canada
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our pilot, Marty, was fantastic. The helicopter ride itself is amazing. There is NO other way to see the spectacular scenery of Kauai. It is breathtaking! It is obvious that Marty loves what he does. His commentary is not only informative, but adds a whole new dimension to the trip. The music enhances the scenery and commentary. This isa MUST... More 

Thank Christine D
Trophy Club, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our pilot was Barrett. He is native Kauai. Safe, secure, professional operation. Saw views unattainable from the ground. An outstanding part of our Kauai experience.

Thank Daniel B
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199 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were hesitant to pay the money for this helicopter tour, but a friend told me it was well worth it, and she was right!! From take off to landing, our pilot showed us waterfalls, told us the history of many different parts of the islands, flew us through the Canyon, over the volcano, along the coast... He was amazing... More 

Thank thespottedtraveler
Clovis, CA
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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our pilot, Beth, gave us fantastic views of cliffs, canyons, waterfalls, plantations, trees, and all of the scenery of Kauai. The high point of the flight was flying into the blown out remains of island forming volcano that created Kauai. Beth narrated the scenes below and around us with stories and history of the island and answered all our questions... More 

Thank reddog27
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As many times we've been to Kauai, this is the first time we've bitten the bullet and taken a helicopter ride. Now, I'm thinking of all I missed by NOT doing this earlier. We had a wonderful experience, and it was well worth the money. Weather is always unpredictable in the islands, and Kauai may be the toughest place to... More 

Thank BanjobobHouston
St. Louis
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our tour of Kauai from the air. Our Pilate Marty was so knowledgable and engaging. The views were spectacular. So much to see that we would never see from the ground. The entire tour was 2 hours which included the safety video. They do show you previews of the video from your guided tour which is fun but... More 

Thank Nancy B
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Kauai the one "must do" activity is taking a helicopter tour. Blue Hawaiian's facilities and professionalism are excellent. I particularly liked the fact that the Captain flying my helicopter was a native Hawaiian and spoke from the heart about the beauty of the island and the meaning of various sites to the locals. Helicopter touring may be... More 

Thank 309EY
Roslyn, New York
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our tour on a Blue Hawaiian Helicopter. Our pilot Barrett was excellent. He spoke to us by name and encouraged us to ask questions. After flying to a particular sight, a waterfall for example, he would turn the copter around so the "other side" had the same experience. EVERY seat provided a splendid view. Seating is determined by the... More 

Thank JonathanND
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Geoffrey was a great pilot! It may seem expensive but it is worth it! Unforgettable scenery that you would never get to experience otherwise.

Thank SD1120
Gulf Breeze, Florida
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a first-class operation. From the minute you arrive, through the preparation for flying, the planning of entering and leaving the copter and the picture afterward are all well planned and executed. Our pilot knew the history of the island and all the places we were going to see. The views are spectacular and we were fortunate enough to... More 

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BlueCEO, Manager at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Kauai, responded to this review

Aloha Debbie G, Mahalo for your review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our Kauai Eco Adventure. Seeing the sites from the skies above is truly an amazing experience. What a great memory to take home, glad you did it with Blue! Should your travels bring you back to Hawaii, we look forward to having you tour with us... More 

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