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Niihau Helicopter

Makaweli, Kauai, HI 96769
+1 808-335-3500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the first time we saw an Ad to the time we got off the helicopter, we were treated with respect, and we felt privileged to be able to fly with them! First, you must be a group of 5. (We were 6 but the...More

Thank GreenLakeRocks
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We just visited the island. Beautiful place. George, our helicopter pilot, was a great resource of information about the history, some facts about the island and a great sense of humor! He was great to spend a day with! The office staff responded quickly to...More

Thank 1971dad
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Save you money for this trip to Niihau. It is soooo worth it. You can ride a horse, or zip line anywhere but never will you be able to land on this private island outside of this tour.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Our trip yesterday was fantastic. Everything was professional yet casual from our check-in and safety briefing at Kaumakani to our pilot and flight over and back. After observing the Niihau from a distance for years it was very exciting to be able to walk the...More

Thank KauaiVp
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

An absolute must do if you are on Kauai. The Forbidden Island is a once in a lifetime, bucket list item for people that want to do the rare activity that seldom gets done by the average vacationer. This tour took more than 3 hours...More

1  Thank BlueCrabby
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience traveling to and enjoying the surf and sand on Niihau with Ua and George from Niihau Helicopters. Ua confirmed our reservation, gave us the safety briefing, prepared the cooler with lunch and drinks, and assisted us into the helicopter at...More

1  Thank Theo H
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is a company that will actually take you to the “Forbidden” Hawaiian island of Ni’ihau. They offer their flight, commentary, and time on a beach of the island for around $450 a person; however, there needs to be five people in order for the...More

Thank IdaIllinois
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This was a once in a lifetime experience and I highly recommend it. Yes, it is pricey but if you can afford it and you are able to have it booked then you should do it. They don't do many tours and many times it...More

Thank MikeBooker
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Ni'ihau is an incredible place and we were excited to visit such a remote, hidden gem. We live on the Big Island of Hawaii and when we first tried to book the trip from Kauai, we were told the Navy had already reserved the helicopter...More

9  Thank Erik W
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

This was our first time visiting Kauai and the trip to Niihau was something I really wanted to do. We got lucky, timing worked out and the other visitors sharing our ride were great. Dana was an awesome pilot and Shandra is so kind. Thank...More

1  Thank Travelalways473
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mustangsandy3
20 October 2015|
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Response from ua01682 | Reviewed this property |
Google "Niihau helicopters" Their website should have all the contact information. Be very patient. Plan months in advance. Be flexible with fly-dates within your Kauai stay. Remember, this is someones home so they are not... More
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