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Safari Helicopters

3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
+1 808-246-0136
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Unbelievable ride

This is our first visit to Kauai. The helicopter ride by safari was one life time experience . Our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hthottakura
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Plano, Texas
via mobile
Great staff and awesome experience

The staff is very friendly. The female pilot was outstanding. I just suggest to provide a Kauai map... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
oesqueda2017
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La Mirada, California
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For 26 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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“eco tour” (54 reviews)
“safety record” (56 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 17:30
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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 yesterday via mobile

This is our first visit to Kauai. The helicopter ride by safari was one life time experience . Our Pilot Julia made us feel comfortable. This is one great experience especially for the price we paid( was cheaper than other places) . Fabulous

Thank hthottakura
Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff is very friendly. The female pilot was outstanding. I just suggest to provide a Kauai map when boarding the helicopter so passengers can better follow and understand the trip.

Thank oesqueda2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Incredible hour with Bruno! After going to the Na Pali coast in boats yesterday, seeing it from the air today was amazing!!! The views of the lush green land on top of lava rocks, flowing waterfalls and the volcano craters were beautiful. The helicopters sit...More

Thank Shelliu
Paul M, Chief Pilot at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a positive review & recommendation. We are still a small family operated business & each one of these means a great deal to us. So glad that you had a spectacular time. Paul...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We could not have been happier with this experience. Everyone is extremely pleasant and the whole process is very organized and professional. The flight was a real time one hour in the air and priced fairly. Will do it again next visit.

Thank Bill-Beaumont
Paul M, Chief Pilot at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, We are so happy that you had a wonderful time with us. Thank you for taking the time to send us your positive review. Let us know if you are a return Guest. Paul Matero Chief Pilot

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an exceptional experience. Paul the pilot was great. Family owned. Smooth ride with narration from pilot. Beautiful island and scenery from helicopter. Only way to see all of the island.More

Thank mwells8833
Paul M, Chief Pilot at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, To be honest, it is difficult for us to explain in words how worth it the experience really is. One tip I have for people is to truly dive into the experience. Turn off your phone. Put down your camera from time to time....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in Kauai in early June and decided to book a last minute (one day before) helicopter flight. Having flown with Safari over fifteen years ago I felt confident we would have a good flight with them, which we truly did. When we initially...More

Thank Joesid12
Paul M, Chief Pilot at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to give us your positive review. We are still a small family operated business and we highly appreciate when any of our Guests take out the time in their day to do this. Paul Matero Chief Pilot

Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to experience the breathtaking, one-of-a-kind view, of the gorgeous island of Kauai, this is the best bang for your buck. As a commercial airline pilot, I find Safari's safety record is unbeatable on this island, and this should be your first concern....More

Thank Timothy W
Paul M, Chief Pilot at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha Tim, Thank you for taking the time to give us a positive review and recommendation. The fact that you are a repeat Guest says quite a lot. As a professional pilot you can be our harshest critic and we are honored that you recognize...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic way for the family to see the island of Kauai. Our trip included the greeting from Keith Robinson when we landed on top of the canyon. Really nice guy and good with the kids. The scenery is gorgeous with our pilot Julia pointing out...More

Thank Brent A
Paul M, Chief Pilot at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha, We are so glad that you got to experience the best way to see the island. Thank you for your positive review and for choosing us. A hui hou, Paul Matero Chief Pilot

Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was just so awesome! Our pilot Julia was very skilled and knowledgeable. The views are unbelievably stunning and it is the only way to experience the beauty of whole island. You also have the option of purchasing a digital video file of your...More

Thank Deborah B
Paul M, Chief Pilot at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Thank you for taking the time to give us your positive review. We are still a small family operated business and we highly appreciate when any of our Guests take out the time in their day to do this. Paul Matero Chief Pilot

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no way to describe the beauty of Kauai that we saw on this amazing tour. I literally teared up. My family were guests of Captain Paul for the eco tour. I felt like we were in extremely good hands and Paul is a...More

Thank Ruth Ann G
Paul M, Chief Pilot at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a positive review & recommendation. We are still a small family operated company & sometimes it's difficult for us to compete. We pride ourselves on safety & service. We are so pleased that...More

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beevet
Is it worth doing if cloudy or drizzly?
23 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
HI, Did you have trouble seeing from the back or thru the glass windows? Any helpful tips?
8 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
Looking for pricing, also, am buying this as a wedding present for a nephew who is partially handicapped , would there be someone to help him in and out? They are going in April , how much advance notice do you need to book the reservation ?
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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