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Mauna Loa Helicopters Tours

3501 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
+1 808-245-7500
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Doors off tour is easily the best

Our first tour was scheduled for Saturday, due to our helicopter being out of order. Our tour was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ben D
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Wonderful private helicopter tour

Lovely well thought out tour of waterfalls . Breathtaking views with a very special pilot. Gave us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tazmania630
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Private Kauai Tours with Mauna Loa Helicopters. NO strangers, no bad seats and we never cancel because the helicopter is not full like all other operators. Your reservation is yours and so is the helicopter! Each passenger chooses the seat they want and whether or not the door is on or off. 

Your Kauai helicopter tour will be that once-in-a-lifetime experience you will cherish forever and we don't think it is something most want to share with chatty strangers or looking over someones shoulder.   PRICE is less than any "first class" seats on other operators and about the same as the discount operators because we don't stick you with tax, fuel surcharges, or airport access fees. Compare and you will find we are the best value and private is the only way to go.

Visit any of our review sites and listen to our customers, they tell our story better than we every can.  

 Mahalo and welcome to our paradise.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3501 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first tour was scheduled for Saturday, due to our helicopter being out of order. Our tour was moved to the following day. The tour was well operated, your taken to the helipad and back from the office. The pilot was awesome, really good and...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely well thought out tour of waterfalls . Breathtaking views with a very special pilot. Gave us pleanty of time to get pics. Private tour made it so much better

1  Thank tazmania630
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nevermind the 5-6 people helicopter tours... you look at a greater distance through glass windows and may be sitting in the middle seats. THIS is the tour you want! We did the doors-off tour and it was breathtaking! These smaller helicopters can get in closer...More

Thank Dan_Ottawa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I will say that a helicopter tour is going to be pricey, and this tour definitely is well worth the money! My husband and I came to Hawaii for our anniversary, and this was the best activity! Our pilot, Brian, took us super close to...More

Thank Tammi L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I promise that you will NOT regret shelling out the cash for a private doors-off helicopter tour. Truly the most amazing experience that my husband and I have ever had. The company is very professional and thorough. We had perfect weather at 10:30. The views...More

Thank laceedoeslife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doors off is a must for this experience. Don't be scared: you're strapped in securely, and the pilots have your safety and comfort as their top priority. The private tours are conducted in tiny helicopters and Brian, our very informed pilot, shared interesting facts about...More

Thank Ludionthemove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best way to see the island of Kauai!! We did the doors off tour - not going to lie, I was a little scared, but my husband wanted to do it - and I'm glad he talked me into it...More

Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before leaving Auz, I did lengthy research into the variety of helicopter companies offering rides in Hawaii. MaunaLoa Helicopters was my carefully considered decision. Here on Kauai, the Crew were extremely professional, instilling confidence for this 'first timer'. My adult son and I went for...More

Thank Randi L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Words are not enough! Right from the communication before booking to our drop off after the flight, fantastic! I'm one of those people who ask lots of questions and no question was too silly. Booking was easy and straight forward. If you book direct you...More

Thank Mandy Z
MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Mandy! We are happy to hear that booking your helicopter tour went smoothly from beginning to end! We strive on ensuring we always provide excellent customer service. It sounds like you were able to get some pretty amazing photos with the doors off option....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must-do for adventurous travellers or thrill-seekers or clueless tourists wanting to get the absolute best view of Kauai island! Check-in at the van was easy to find, quite close to the airport. You can just park there next to the van and Mauna Loa...More

1  Thank David H
MaunaLoaHeliTours, Manager at Mauna Loa Helicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha David, We are pleased to hear that this was the highlight of your trip and that our staff made for an enjoyable experience. We strive to ensure that we provide the best customer service from beginning to end. Hopefully, you were able to capture...More

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TamaraA1
6 August 2017|
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Response from MaunaLoaHeliTours | Property representative |
Aloha ! Yes we are FAA Certified! We have a FAA Part 135 Certificate and also operate under FAA FAR Part 91. We have been in operation on the Hawaiian Islands since 2002 - and have a perfect safety record. Apart from... More
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Heather D
16 April 2017|
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Response from KauaiTourManagement | 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
11 April 2017|
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Response from KauaiTourManagement | 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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