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Sunshine Helicopters Princeville

5-3541 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg. D, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5563
+1 808-245-8881
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AMAZING

What a wonderful experience...the ground crew was so welcoming and friendly, making us feel so very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rubywilliams2017
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Yakima, Washington
Nice equipment and convenient

This is the only helicopter service out of Princeville so we loved that we didn’t have to drive an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janea26
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Des Moines, Iowa
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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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“helicopter tour” (54 reviews)
“napali coast” (38 reviews)
“ground crew” (14 reviews)
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5-3541 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg. D, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722-5563
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+1 808-245-8881
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience...the ground crew was so welcoming and friendly, making us feel so very comfortable. The pilot Steve was a hoot, and so informative of the island. I highly recommend Sunshine Helicopters to anyone visiting Kauai.

1  Thank rubywilliams2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only helicopter service out of Princeville so we loved that we didn’t have to drive an hour to the main airport. A more deluxe helicopter and very professional but courteous and informative pilot. More expensive than some other services.

Thank Janea26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour and an incredible way to see the island, Waimea Canyon and the Na Pali coast line. Steve was our pilot and provided interesting facts and information about the island. Couldn't have asked for better. Highly recommend this tour.

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally opted to do the Helicopter tour after having been to Kauai a few times prior. Yes it is expensive, but you should do it at least once. You will see parts of Kauai that are only accessible this way. Our pilot Trevor was...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bogart and his team offered a safe exhilorating trip showcasing the beautiful green island. His knowledge and passion for his career shined through even on a stormy day! Thank you for the memories.

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an awesome experience. The views were breathtaking and the pilots commentary was very informative. A must do for anyone visiting Kauai

Thank Chrissy J
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

When you arrive at the Sunshine Helicopters you are made to feel like family. First, we had a bit of training on how to release our three harness system we would be wearing. Then we all wore a life jacket with instructions what to do...More

1  Thank Judy G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We went on an early morning tour from Princeville, very conveniently located 5min from our resort. Check in was efficient, and our pilot managed to keep up narration on the area for 50min - he knows the place inside out! Very well thought out scenic...More

1  Thank Keschey
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We were not very happy with this tour. First, if you are tall and are assigned the middle seat of the helicopter you do not get a very good view of the sites. We did see some seals on the beach. The pilot, Bogart, was...More

2  Thank wsrbsch
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic to say the least! Steve the pilot and the ground crew deserve a lot of kudos. Great experience, showing all sides of the island.

Thank SpanishGolfer
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Emily M
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We used Sunshine Helicopters. There are doors on their copters, and I was a little worried that the two of us in the center back seats would not get as good a view. Actually we had a great view as the glass goes up into the... More
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