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Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai

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US$ 525.00
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This 60-70 minute open cockpit Waco Biplane tour is filled with aerial views of the cascading waterfalls, rugged mountain ridges, lush valleys and white-sand beaches of Hawaii's Garden Isle. All guests have the option of wearing the nostalgic cap and goggles together with noise canceling headsets and voice activated microphones for communication with our pilot. The tour is magnificent and our reviews confirm this is a "Ride of a Lifetime"!!!
  • Soar over Kauai in a vintage biplane
  • Get an aerial perspective on the island’s diverse landscapes
  • Fly inside the crater of Mount Waialeale and Waimea Canyon
  • Communicate with the pilot using two-way radio
What to Expect
Meet your pilot at Lihue Airport and get a safety briefing before gearing up with a vintage-style cloth helmet and goggles and settling into the open cockpit. You also wear a two-way radio to hear live narration. After takeoff, head north over Wailua River, Kapaa, and Anahola mountain range, soaring over Kilauea Lighthouse at Kauai’s northernmost point. A highlight is flying above the waterfall-laced crater of Mount Waialeale. You also see Wailua and Opaeka’a Falls before turning towards the beaches of Poipu. Get a glimpse of Hawaii's largest coffee plantation and Hanapepe Valley, and then take a U-turn inside the rust-colored ravines of Waimea Canyon. Hear native legends of the jagged Na Pali coast while cruising above spires and secluded beaches, and see a popular Hollywood filming location at Honopu'u Arches. Admire the waterfall of Hanakapiai Valley and serene Ke'e beach before the flight touches down at the Lihue Airport.
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Departure Point
3745 Ahukini Rd, Lihue, HI 96766, USA
1h 10m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 60-70 minute open-cockpit Waco Biplane tour, the ONLY one in the Stae of Hawaii
  • Highly trained, professional, knowledgable pilot
  • Option to wear our vintage cloth helmet and goggles
  • Bose 2-way noise canceling headset with voice activated microphone for communication with your pilot
  • Taxes and fuel surcharges
  • A memorable 'Ride of a Lifetime" experience
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We took the Biplane ride and the experience was just unbelievable. The views are breathtaking and the ride pretty much covers everything you need to see in Kauai. Also, the staff are very nice and helpful, which made our experience even more memorable.
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Such a neat flying experience in a biplane with an open cockpit. There's just enough room for two people up front and the pilot sits behind in a separate compartment You even get to an old timey helmet and goggles. Flight time in the air was exactly an hour. Our pilot,
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We have taken helicopter tours in other places, loved it, and when we saw this biplane we thought it would be better. Glad we did it, but we will be going back to the helicopters in the future. This is great for average to smaller size people. Pilot was great, plane was shiny
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We took a ride today with the biplane and it was just fantastic! Brand new airplane (2017), excellent Pilot and great company! I am a Pilot myself so I pre-checked everything before booking and I tell you all: absolut trustworthy, professional and worth each Dollar! The Ride was
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We had a great experience from our welcoming arrival. The pilot and on ground team had an unhurried, considered approach in preparing us for the flight. Kevin, our pilot, provided informative, friendly commentary with just the right amount of detail and space to enjoy the
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About the operator
By: Air Ventures Hawaii
San Diego, California
best experience out of a loaded trip
Mark and his wife had my girl friend and myself laughing and smiling long before we where even in the air. They
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Monterey, California
A wonderful experience
Our experience at AirVentures was very definitely the highlight of our trip to Kauai. Ray was both a great pilot
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Hollister, Missouri
Kauai Vacation
Tour was highlight of vacation. Counter, flight line, and pilot were knowledgeable, friendly, and very helpful in
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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Airline tour of Kauai
This was an amazing excursion. Our pilot was J.T. and he was very friendly and provided us with a great
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Fantastic flight over Kauai
Highly recommend the private Cessna 182 tour. Ray is an awesome pilot and showed us everything you could want to
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Steve L
Des Moines, Iowa
Not informative
I have been on several Kauai air trips the last twelve years and this was the worst. Not informative. Kauai is
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Nanaimo, Canada
Great air tour of Kauai
Our pilot JT was great. He is very knowledgeable about the history and people of the island, which made the tour
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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
Flight of a lifetime !!
We had the open cockpit biplane flight beginning of February after booking online from the UK. Jill kindly
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San Jose, California
A magical experience
The entire experience was amazing. Our pilot (JT, I think) was great with his narrative and of course with his
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Jamie C
Awesome whole island plane tour of Kaui
Our trip was spectacular!.. Makoa was an excellent pilot!.. the weather was very windy and Makoa flew us to an
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