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Sunshine Helicopters Princeville

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Address: 5-3541 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg. D, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5563
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+1 808-245-8881
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In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We fly...

In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We fly the NEW 6 Passenger EC130B4 WhisperSTAR, by far the most advanced technological sightseeing helicopter ever built! More interior room, Large panoramic windows, pilot-to-pax intercom and a 3-Camera Sky-Cam Video System recording your Actual Flight. We are the only company with Premium front-row "First Class Seats" available on each tour flight.Fly from our exclusive Princeville airport location just a few minutes from the beautiful St. Regis hotel. Book our signature "Princeville Adventure" 40-50 minute flight and tour the Waimea Canyon, Napali Coast, Waialeale Crater, numerous waterfalls and movie locations.Sunshine Helicopters is a FAA Part 135 Air Carrier and Tour Operator Program of Safety (TOPS) Certified. Most of our pilots are former Flight Instructors at some of the top aviation schools in the nation or military trained. Your SAFETY is our #1 priority!

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Not normally the type to take tours. We hiked NaPali, but this tour is a must do. Only way to see the interior of Kauai. Our pilot Cord was an incredible tour guide/comedian!

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not normally the type to take tours. We hiked NaPali, but this tour is a must do. Only way to see the interior of Kauai. Our pilot Cord was an incredible tour guide/comedian!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were advised to book a helicopter tour with this company and we had John as pilot who had 32000 Hours on his record. Most of all pilots on the Hawaïan Islands. He was a great pilot and gave us the experience of our life. A must!

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Olney, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First a huge shout out to the pilot Steve, He was truly great! So first you need to arrive 30 min before your flight time. This will make sure you are not rushing as you need to weigh in, hit the bathroom and listen to a safety demonstration. Once that is done, you will board your helicopter with the number... More 

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Thank Joshua R
Sandpoint, Idaho
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have wanted to take a helicopter tour of Hawaii since our honeymoon trip to the island in 1992. Finally, in March 2017, the stars aligned. Although Sunshine got a somewhat poor review in our visitor's guide, we chose them because they take off from the Princeville Airport close to where we were staying, and we got an excellent discount... More 

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Thank IdahoJames
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views of this beautiful island with a great pilot. Price is relatively affordable compared to e.g. Grand Canyon helicopter tours. You feel like flying in to Hollywood movies.

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Thank Essi M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice view! The best pilot ever! Thumb up for Steve! He will take you to all good spot , and turn side to side make sure both side could take a great pics!

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time on a helicopter tour of Kauai. This was much shorter 45 versus 75 minutes and not as well narrated. The pictures were still good, though better on the first tour with the doors off. Sunshine was very efficient and emphasized safety with a good introductory safety talk. I liked that they took the video of... More 

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Thank Joseph B
Princeville, Hawaii
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the tour from Princeville. It was AMAZING! My 7 yr old son was a little nervous. Our pilot, Steve, was amazing with him. We all had a once in a lifetime experience. We've been coming to island for over 14 years, and Steve was able to give us some new information filled in with humor and aloha! Highly... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Route from Princeville: Well worth every penny to get up and see the sights you cannot otherwise in Kauai!! Comfortable and safe ride. Great commentary by pilot and ground based crew. Highly recommend!

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Cloquet, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very island feel, laid back, the aircraft was clean and new. The flight was excellent, it left the airport at 9;30 and returned about 45 minutes later. very informative about all the features on the island and very friendly. thank you

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