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Sunshine Helicopters Maui

Kahului Heliport - Hangar #107, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732
+1 808-270-3999
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My wife and I took the helicopter ride and we were taken inside the Haleakalā crater! What an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norris B
via mobile
Second visit to Maui in 20 years & first helicopter ride

My husband is a private pilot & when we were here for our 10th anniversary in 1997, we rented a 172... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Mary M
Libertyville, Illinois, USA
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In an industry that demands the best Sunshine Helicopters delivers! We are the only company on Maui offering customers the ability to pre-book "First Class" front-row seating and the choice of two High-Tech helicopters: 1. Fly the New-Generation EC130 Whisper STAR, outfitted with all the latest technology and roomy cabin for 6 passengers. 2. Eco-friendly AS350 FX STAR, upgraded with the more powerful and quieter Honeywell Turbine engines, burning 10-15% less fuel than our competitors, allowing Sunshine to pass on a tremendous amount of savings to our guests. The fleet of helicopters are fully equipped with emergency pop-out floats for safety, air-conditioning, pilot-to-pax intercom and a 3-camera Sky-Cam Video system recording your actual tour.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 of the top aviation schools in the nation or highly skilled military veterans. Your safety is our #1 priority!
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Kahului Heliport - Hangar #107, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732
This attraction is at Kahului Airport
+1 808-270-3999

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took the helicopter ride and we were taken inside the Haleakalā crater! What an amazing view. Then we were able to see the rod to Hana from up high along with multiple waterfalls. There are so many waterfalls on Maui that...More

Thank Norris B
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My husband is a private pilot & when we were here for our 10th anniversary in 1997, we rented a 172 Skyhawk small plane & we flew around the island of Maui. This time he wanted to take a helicopter tour & we chose Sunshine...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I have been travelling and was delayed in writing this review. Sunshine Helicopters is a well managed, high class company that offers a fantastic Maui experience. Being a Maui resident opportunity to try other helicopter companies on the island and Sunshine offers an unbeatable experience....More

Thank bjsellick1
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We had a really good flight. It was a bit windy but Cody, our pilot kept it smooth. Spectacular scenery. Definitely recommend.

Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our flight. Pilot was nice and informative. The lady's that work in the store were very friendly and helpful. Place was neat and clean. Helicopter was in good working conditions. And they had the best prices in town. What else could I...More

Thank rshaneel
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I have been wanting to do a helicopter tour for a long time and glad that I finally did one on Maui. I chose Sunshine because of their safety record and the type of helicopters that they use. The seating behind the pilot is slightly...More

Thank SunSurfSandSuds
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Took an early tour, it was amazing! I am a large person and they had a seat for me. It is a little pricey, but we'll worth it.

Thank SurgeryChick
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I took the helicopter ride over the Big Island, HI on 12/07/16. I had, the day before, taken another helicopter tour with another company, so I can compare the two. This one was fine - no problems. All safety measures were followed to the letter...More

Thank Chris500
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We booked a flight over Maui, especially to Haleakalä Nationalpark and the volcano crater. Unfortunately the weather was bad up there, so the pilot decided not to fly up there. We were offered an alternate route. But we refused going on this flight, because we...More

Thank Bob x
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The views are spectacular and this ride is well worth it. The pilot turned the helicopter around at most views to ensure everyone experienced it. So dont bother to pick sides. Also your seats are assigned on your weight as they need to balance the...More

Thank saicaroltravel
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Nicole J
7 December 2017|
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Response from SurgeryChick | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, I dont think the seats are compatible for car seats.
Pearl Margaret G
15 June 2017|
Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
the helicopter tour is wonderful, more than picturesque, it has moments over Haleakal that are both beautiful and breathtaking. I've done both the helicopter tour, 55 minutes, and the road to Hana, 11 hours, which is... More
15 September 2016|
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Response from PETE N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only did the helicopter. Spend the extra money for the reserved first class seating.