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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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Efficient and amazing

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Princeville, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Thank jessicalpatterson
Cloquet, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank kodiak024
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the helicopter tour the night before, and the company added an additional ride to accommodate more passengers. The pilots were very experienced, and our pilot Steve was a great tour guide as well. The helicopter seemed to be in excellent condition and the ride was quite smooth. I recommend this company highly, and viewing the island from the... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Kaua'i for our honeymoon and to celebrate the occasion, we booked a tour with Sunshine Helicopters...what an adventure. Not only is it one of the best ways to see the island (you can only access a fraction of the island by car) but it's also a great opportunity to learn more about the history,... More 

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Thank Albert W
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was on my wife's bucket list, and she loved it! We took the 9:00 a.m. flight out of Princeville on a super clear morning. Sunshine Helicopters are great, providing a super aerial tour of Kauai. The crew is professional, and the on-board narration is interesting and informative. It's surprising how much you can see in a forty-five minute flight.

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Thank Mark R
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best thing for your buck on the island. Prepared to be wowed and amazed at what his beautiful island us to offer. Still speechless and friendly staff!

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Vienna
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice people, very experienced pilots, felt very safe even when we seemed sooo close to mountains. Might be nice if the copter had clearer doors-very clean but seams/gaskets interrupted the view a little. Very informative narration. Definitely one must see this island by helicopter or you will miss so much.

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went on the 9am tour. The helicopter was very clean and comfortable. The tour was fabulous (we were lucky and had perfect weather). My wife had not been on a helicopter before so was nervous, but after we took off she was entranced and felt safe and comfortable. We spent the extra money and got the... More 

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