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Mauna Loa Helicopters Tours

3501 Rice St Ste 212, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1764
+1 808-652-3148
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The only way to see Kauai!

I had never been in a helicopter before and was slightly nervous, I'm 22 weeks pregnant, and prone... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2015
abcolbourne
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Vernon, Canada
The best experience of our trip!

Despite costing a little more money, you can't go wrong with Mauna Loa. Doors off and a guaranteed... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
Tracy W
,
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3501 Rice St Ste 212, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1764
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+1 808-652-3148

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Reviewed 5 November 2015

I had never been in a helicopter before and was slightly nervous, I'm 22 weeks pregnant, and prone to motion sickness... despite all the odds it was the BEST experience of the trip! It was amazing to fly doors off and have the unobstructed view...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2015

Despite costing a little more money, you can't go wrong with Mauna Loa. Doors off and a guaranteed window seat were our primary factors in choice...and we were completely satisfied. Our pilot, Forrest, was very professional, safe, and a very knowledgeable guide. Don't get spooked...More

2  Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Vacationers who say the helicopter ride over Kauai was the best part of their experience here are correct! Mauna Loa Helicopter provided a great experience. My husband was nervous about flying, and the pilot was sensitive to this and made sure he was comfortable. He...More

1  Thank EDyePhD
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Go doors off! Put any fears to rest because there is nothing to fear. It makes the experience that much better. Seeing the entire island from the air is a wonderful perspective. It's expensive but do it anyway. You see places that have never been...More

1  Thank Valshouse
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I cannot fully put into words how amazing this tour was. It was the absolute best part of our trip to Hawaii (5 days in Kauai, 5 days in Oahu). Based on recommendations, we scheduled our tour for the first morning we were in Kauai....More

3  Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

And our trip was awesome, so that's saying a lot. Choose the 'doors off' because it is AMAZING to fly free. It was a bit breezy, but not uncomfortable at all, if you remember a jacket. The 'copter gets you up close and personal to...More

2  Thank scipwraec
Reviewed 25 October 2015

After making a reservation with another reputable company, I realized that for a few dollars more you could have a private charter with Mauna Loa. As a photographer looking to capture the beauty of Kauai from the air, the doors off photo tour was clearly...More

1  Thank Russ B
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Well...well...well...where to begin. Earlier this afternoon, my adult son, my wife and I had the opportunity...no the priviledge of experiencing one of those trips-of-a-lifetime - a helicopter tour of the island of Kauai, HI! Like many before us we, too, did a bit of research...More

2  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 22 October 2015

A helicopterflight to admire the wonders of Kauai from the air seemed to be an absolute must, so we searched on Tripadvisor for helicoptercompanies. We found several companies, some of them making a lot of publicity in all free touristmagazines for the island. Most prices...More

3  Thank snorringBommel
Reviewed 17 October 2015

What an amazing trip! We did somewhere around 8 different tours/attractions during our stay on the islands and no question that this helicopter tour was our number one favorite!! Martin was our pilot and guide. He was great! Told us great stories and gave us...More

1  Thank Sandi H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Heather D
Can I use a phone strap for around my neck and be allowed to take the phone on the Doors off adventure?
16 April 2017|
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Response from KauaiManagement | Property representative |
Aloha, All camera or cellphones must be secured with a wrist or neck strap, otherwise they will not be permitted during the flight with the doors off. If flying with the doors on, you may have loose items.
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Gillian F
Have just booked & paid - so do we drive to your Rice St address? Is there ample, safe car parking for our Hire car? Do you transport customers to & from the aircraft heliport?
11 April 2017|
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Response from KauaiManagement | Property representative |
We are located at 3501 Rice Street Lihue (Harbor Mall). We are located in a large RV mobile bus; which is the office. You will need to find transportation to our office for check in, as we do not offer any pick up services... More
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Rikke L
Hi how did you take pictures with your mobil Phone with the doors off? Are you allowed to just hold it in your hands during the flight?
2 April 2017|
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Response from KauaiManagement | Property representative |
Aloha, All cameras and cellphones must be secured with some sort of strap, otherwise they will not be permitted during the flight. Such requirements is for the safety of the flight. You may somehow make a strap or the... More
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