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Jack Harter Helicopters - Tours

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Jack Harter is the Originator of Helicopter Tours on Kauai. Coming to Kauai in 1962, Jack began offering helicopter tours and charter flights with a focus on safety and quality. Jack's dedication to these important qualities is carried on by the...more
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4231 Ahukini Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1262
+1 808-245-3774
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All reviews open door helicopter tour no doors helicopter middle seat napali coast worth every penny both sides waimea canyon light jacket long pants afraid of heights the entire island once in a lifetime great pilot amazing experience safety briefing highlight of our trip
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Reviewed yesterday

Generous close in views of coast, deep valleys, ridges and many many waterfalls. Eli was convivial, prepared us for upcoming views, provided some history and encouraged questions. His handling of the craft was excellent and he took extra care in the critical places, scanning for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bird456
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Did the doors off tour in the Hughes 369E. I was apprehensive of being assigned the rear left seat based on a certain 1-star review on TA but it was actually a fantastic experience, including being able to see and photograph all the sights and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beardy_McBeardson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a well oiled machine. From the weighin to the people helping you in and off the helicopter. They were very attentive to you. Always being a step ahead and anticipating what where you need to be and what to do. Our pilot (...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience offered by Jack Harter's doors off helicopter tour is incredible from start to finish. From the moment we checked in, my girlfriend and I noticed their sensible process and friendly staff. Our shuttle drivers happiness helped put my girlfriend at ease (she was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andrewsno
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I opted for the doors off option. This is probably one of hte most spectacular "tourist" type thing i have ever done. The cost is well worth it. And the views! The views! they are unbelievable The company is a well oiled machine. From the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amolato
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We set up the no door helicopter trip before we landed in Kauai, and boy I am glad we did. The only way to see the Na Pali coastline is either by sea or air. Unfortunately our catamaran couldn’t sail to this side of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gauchograd2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not one to buy expensive tours, but this was hands down the best experience in Hawaii. We loved the doors off flight and our pilot Stepanie was fantastic!!! She explained the areas we were viewing with enough detail and answered all of our questions....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chillinchai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the doors off tour which was definitely worth it. I sat in the front right side which is the best by the way. Although the wind made taking photos a little difficult (it would do weird things making select blurry spots), it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carollynn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we did the doors off tour and it was fantastic! the weather cooperated, it was a loooong ride so very happy with the experience. i was in the front right and could take tons of pictures, though when i stuck my lens out a little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cgs3377
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in Kauai we took the 1 hour Astar tour and it was definitely the highlight of our trip. The views provided by our pilot, Eli, were second to none. He took us tightly into the Waimea Canyon and Na Pali cliffs and would slowly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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12 November 2018|
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Response from Tillyseattle | Reviewed this property |
The company doesn’t, but you can as your camera permits. But truly, you get caught up in the moment, and that’s really what it’s about.
23 August 2018|
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Response from Jack-Harter-Heli | Property representative |
Jack Harter Helicopters does provide complementary shuttle service from the Port of Nawiliwili on Kauai. When a reservation is made and our reservation staff is notified that the customers are on a vessel that will be... More
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20 August 2018|
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Response from jennamoonphx | Reviewed this property |
Not wet, well it was not raining when I went. I’d wear long sleeves. I was fine and I’m from phoenix so I get cold anywhere. I had short sleeves and a pashmina wrapped around me and was fine.