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Safari Helicopters

3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
+1 808-246-0136
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Fantastic!

Myself and 3 others decided to try a helicopter ride to celebrate my friend's 70 birthday and we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mtngurly
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Camino, California
Absolutely amazing trip to the volcanos!!

That was our highlight on Big Island!! Due to our wonderful pilot Cyle from Montana we had an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Petra1991
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Meerbusch, Germany
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For 30 years Safari has been taking people on helicopter tours to the inaccessible wonders of Kauai. Guest safety and satisfaction are Safari Helicopters top priority. Take an air tour with Safari Helicopters to find out why they've been named best of Kauai 3 years in a row.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“keith robinson” (41 reviews)
“eco tour” (58 reviews)
“safety record” (62 reviews)
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3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
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+1 808-246-0136

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Myself and 3 others decided to try a helicopter ride to celebrate my friend's 70 birthday and we chose Safari Helicopters. Best choice I could have made. I sat in the front with the birthday girl. The pilot was so interactive with everyone and so...More

Thank mtngurly
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha, We first want to wish your friend happy birthday! Thank you for choosing us as your helicopter tour operator. We love what we do and it was our pleasure to take you and your friends up. Don't feel to bad not remembering everything you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That was our highlight on Big Island!! Due to our wonderful pilot Cyle from Montana we had an unforgettable time flying from Hilo to the volcanic area. We saw into the crater, the lava flows and the destruction caused by the last eruption. We learned...More

Thank Petra1991
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Petra, Yes Kyle gives a great tour, and the Big Island tour is one not to miss. The lava is definitely something to see if you never had the opportunity. We are still a family owned and operated company, and we love to share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE!! All of the staff was really friendly and helpful. Paul was our pilot and everything went smoothly even though there were some cloudy parts and some drizzly weather, felt safe the whole time. The sights were unforgettable and 10/10 would go again. Definitely...More

Thank godiaga
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha, Well sounds like you had a great time, and you got to fly with Paul our chief pilot. Paul gives one of the best narrations in the business. Believe it or not the rain can make it a better tour, water = waterfalls. Thanks...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Toured the island of Kauai. Don't miss this incredible experience of the most beautiful place you will ever visit. Goes up smooth, no fast turns or up and down. Julia (the pilot)is great with history and all kinds of information about what you are seeing....More

Thank Sharf793
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha, We pride ourselves on giving our customers a safe and enjoyable ride. Safety is a top priority for us, and this is every aspect of our tour. Julia is truly one of the best pilots in the islands, as are all of our pilots....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked Safari vs other options because they advertise "60 minute" flights vs others who list 50-55 minute flights. However, our time from arriving at the airport to landing was exactly 50 minutes, so you should just get the cheapest flight from whichever company. That said,...More

Thank Jason M
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Jason, We are truly sorry if your tour was cut short for some reason. I will be looking at the tape to verify if there was in fact something that caused us to cut it short. In the meantime, please contact our customer support...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The nice thing about this trip is that it fits exactly as advertised. The views are awesome. The service is excellent. You can get great pictures. A great way to see the island. Would absolutely recommend to anyone visiting Kauai.More

Thank MinnTravels
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, We can't thank you enough for choosing us, and for your very kind words. We work very hard to deliver what we say. Still being a family owned and operated company we truly take our customer thoughts to heart. We wish you safe travels...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A highlight of our trip to Hawaii! Definitely recommend Safari Helicopters. We were lucky to have a clear day and the scenery was fantastic! Our pilot Paul was very experienced and his commentary added to the flight pointing out all the sights. We were picked...More

Thank lancefamily1
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Lance Family, Thanks for the recommendation, and for the great rating. We thank you for such kind words and for choosing us. We are very appreciative that we could be apart of this experience. Sincerely, Safari Helicopters.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were all awesome. The ride itself was breathtaking and made all the more excellent by the fact that I proposed to my partner over Jurassic Falls (she said yes). The staff were super helpful in facilitating this too. Paul (one of the pilots who...More

Thank Jesse C
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Jesse, Congratulations!! We were thrilled to have shared in this moment with you both. We hope the rest of you vacation went well and wish you both the best in all you do. Warmest Mahalo, Safari Helicopters.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't certain that I wanted to do this tour but it was INCREDIBLE. I would do it again and again. Julia was our pilot, and safety is her number one priority followed by guests seeing a part of the island only seen from the air....More

Thank LKBusick
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Glad to hear you thought it was Incredible, we think its incredible too! Even after all these years the beauty still takes our breath away. Thanks for your kind words and the time you took to send us a review. Best wishes, Safari Helicopters.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire experience was great .. right from the booking to the actual ride. Everyone was very friendly & knowledgeable. Paco, our helicopter pilot was terrific, very pleasant, he knew the island very well, gave us great info & many tidbits, only an experienced &...More

Thank dafreemans
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for noticing the hard work we put into every aspect of your experience. We strive to make the process easy and understandable every step of the way. We will pass on your kind comments to Paka I'm sure he will take them...More

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Anne B
29 August 2017|
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Response from Murphy-Safari | Property representative |
Aloha, Well that is a question that only your husband can answer. I will say we try our hardest to make the flight as smooth and fear free as we can possible make it. The best judge of your husbands comfort with flying will... More
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BeeTourG
23 March 2017|
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Response from Cjmiller583 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes!
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VACNUT
8 March 2017|
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Response from JoeySue66 | Reviewed this property |
I sat in the best seat in the chopper - the front right. But you don't have a say in it - it's based on weight distribution by your pilot at the last minute.
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