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Makani Kai Helicopters

130 Iolana Pl, Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96819-1840
+1 877-255-8532
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US$246.88*
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Oahu Sky and Sea Combo: Helicopter Tour with Sunset Dinner Cruise or Atlantis...
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Open-Door Helicopter Tour over Oahu
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45-minute Oahu Helicopter Tour: Hidden Oahu
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Don’t settle for second best. Makani Kai Helicopters is Oahu’s oldest, largest and best aerial tour company. Our pilots are the most experienced flying these skies, period. They’ll show you the very best sights and help create memories to last a lifetime.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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LOCATION
130 Iolana Pl, Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96819-1840
This attraction is at Honolulu Intl Airport
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+1 877-255-8532
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1 - 10 of 637 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent staff and service. The tour was awesome, we did the open door helicopter tour. Pilot and all the support staff were great. They picked us up at our hotel, which was a bonus because I didn't realize that was part of it! We also...More

Thank krisgils33
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Cool, Kris. Especially the part about the staff and service. I'm glad you felt your experience was worth the money.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My 18 year old niece and I just took a tour yesterday and it's safe to say we haven't really 'come down' yet! Right from the pick up to our pilot Doug, everyone was really nice, professional yet fun and really made the adventure what...More

Thank Shannon M
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the kind words, Shannon. I'm happy that you and your niece had a great time touring with Doug and I thank you for your recommendation. Return to us soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in many choppers in our lives but Jim took it to a whole new level!!! he was very knowledgeable and loads of fun! he topped off our holiday in Hawaii and was by far the best birthday present ever!!! Thanks so much...More

Thank JoleneBowyer A
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

WOW what a great review. I love the fact that you've done multiple tours and found this one something special. Thanks, Jolene, for taking the time to post.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the 45 min doors off rock n roll ride, and it was the absolute highlight of our holiday!! Margot the pilot was amazing and her commentary about all the areas we flew over was great. Highly recommend, thank you!!!

Thank Belinda S
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thanks Belinda...I appreciate your recommendation and Margot's gonna be elated. The "absolute highlight" of your vacation...marvelous.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on holidays in Hawaii we decided to do a helicopter flight. There were many to choose from, however we decided on Makani Kai Helicopter as they offered the doors off and there was only 2 seated in the back. After a short delay with...More

Thank TW0105
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to post your review and thanks for the recommendation. And the shaka emojis. All's good.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely the best experience. Ever. Even my family (who was hesitant to come with me) was envious after they saw the pics of Oahu I shot from the tour. My pilot for the day was Nathan, who not only was an easy going, laid back...More

Thank K L
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

"Best experience. Ever." Whoa, nicely put, KL. I'm stoked you grabbed some great shots, that you really liked Nathan's tour, and that you'd happily do it again. Aloha nui.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time on the helicopter ride today. The staff were great and the view was even better. We went over Waikiki, diamond head and hanamau bay just to name a few spots. I went in the clised door but would deffinately suggest open...More

Thank Amber C
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks, Amber, for taking the time to post this. Next time go with the doors off for a more liberating experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from the 50 minute doors off helicopter tour. It was absolutely stunning. Our pilot Jim was welcoming and very informative. Would definitely recommend their helicopter tours . Fantastic and thank you. Cath and matt from the UK

Thank Cath J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks Makani Kai and Pilot Jim! This was a birthday present for my son's 10th. It is something that will stay as a highlight of his childhood and a talking point with his buddies forever. Jim was entertaining and safety conscious. So grateful guys!

Thank Glen B
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your gratitude and for the five star review Glen. What a great age to have his first doors off experience. May you both have many happy flights together.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got up this morning to a beautiful Hawaiian sunrise. Just a little excited. I have booked an “Doors Off” flight around the island Oahu with “Makani Kai Helicopters” for me and the wife. I have lived on Oahu for the last 25 years and have...More

Thank Rev T M
PJ O, Manager at Makani Kai Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This sounds like ad copy to me. Thank you for your glowing comments and heartfelt recommendation. It means a lot coming from someone who lives here. Cheers.

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annaelisaemmert
17 September 2017|
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Response from Nicki T | Reviewed this property |
You will need to call before your trip and ask this question
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queenj0
9 July 2017|
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Response from elainew123 | Reviewed this property |
They do pick ups from most of the main hotels. If not there then next door sort of thing.
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queenj0
9 July 2017|
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Response from Tina F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jo, We had 2 rear seats and 2 front seats all with full harness belts in our doors off tour. Fantastic and well worth it! Have fun!
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