Sunshine Helicopters - Ultimate Kauai Adventure
The Ultimate Kauai Experience is approximately an hour in flight ride. This Kauai Tour offers an array of sights and wild life some may not have known even existed. Tour Waimea Canyon, known as the “Grand Canyon of the South Pacific." It is truly a spectacular sight, one not to be missed.
Kauai is known for many of its views but Mount Waialeale, known as the wettest spot on earth averages an annual rainfall of about forty feet Most of the mountain rain drains into the nearby Alakai Swamp, which is the home to several rare species of birds and plants is at the top.
Wailua Falls “Fantasy Island Waterfalls” is known for their cameo appearance weekly in the television series of the same name.
And of course the legendary Na Pali Coast has dramatic cliffs chiseled by time to a razor sharp beckoning. The cliffs will blow your mind no matter how many glimpses you take. This is also the home Bali Hai the legendary Century Fox movie, South Pacific.
Explore Kauai's unreachable beauty. You will see the Na Pali Coast, Wailua Falls, Waimea Caynon and Mount Waialeale while learning about the history and legends of the island.
Inclusive Flight Accommodations: briefing, narrated tour, air-conditioning, choreographed CD music through rich stereophonic headsets with volume control. You can also purchase the pilot-narrated video of your actual flight on DVD. A great souvenir to show friends and family back home!
- Na Pali Coast
- Wailua Falls
- Waimea Canyon
- Mount Waialeale
- Bali Hai
Open Seating: Industry standard four-passenger bench seat. Seat assignment is determined by weight and balance.
First Class Seating:
Maximum of two seats per flight.
Passengers enjoy First Class seating next to pilot, with extra arm and
leg room. Maximum combined weight for two passengers is 400 lbs (181
Lush Mountain Scenery
Ultimate Kauai Adventure
Remote Na Pali Coast
Map of covered area - click to enlarge
FX Star Helicopter
FX Star Open Seating
FX Star First Class Seating
- Where and When:
- Morning, mid-day and afternoon departure times. The exact departure time for your preferred timeframe will be specified on your voucher.
Check in at at the heliport at Lihue Airport. Follow Ahu Kini Drive to the heliport.
3901 Mokulele Loop, Lihue, HI 96766 View Map
- Weight Restrictions:
FX Star: Passengers over 240 lbs (108 kg) or a combined weight of over 400 lbs (181 kg) for 2 passengers may require the purchase of a comfort seat.
WhisperSTAR: First class guarantee of front seat is limited to 290 lbs (131 kg) or a combined weight of 490 lbs (222 kg) for 2 passengers. Open seating over 290 lbs (131 kg) may require the purchase of a comfort seat.
If a standard airline seat belt is too small for the guest, they may be required to purchase a comfort seat.
All passengers are weighed at check-in. If given weight is substantially lower than actual weight, you may get bumped from the flight, but still have to pay for the seat.
If requesting first class seating for a minor, one of the passengers in first class must be over 16 and traveling with the minor.
A valid government issued photo I.D. is required.
Flight patterns and specific sights are subject to weather conditions.
- Special Notes:
- Children 23 months or younger may fly at no charge and must sit on adult's lap. Please provide child's weight at time of booking.
ADA Accessibility: Only the WhisperStar helicopter has a wheelchair lift.
- Operation Days:
- Closed Sundays
- 45 minutes
- Sunshine Helicopters
- The industry standard FX Star, known as "Black Beauty," has all forward facing customized bench style seats giving excellent visibility. Sunshine Helicopters has flown over 850,000 satisfied passengers in their "Black Beauties" since 1985. The ASTAR 350FX features Bose aviation headsets, an air-conditioned cabin and oversized panoramic windows.
The EC 130 B4 WhisperSTAR is the ultimate in sightseeing helicopters. More interior room, more visibility with added plexiglass and elevated rear seats. Sunshine Helicopters customizes the standard factory interior with business and first class seating to further enhance passenger comfort and visibility. Soar in the state-of-the-art WhisperSTAR and experience the quiet, ultra smooth and most advanced technological sightseeing helicopter ever.