THE MOST EXCITING WAY TO SEE KAUAI
- Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii
Experience a unique perspective of the beautiful and rugged island of Kauai with our doors-off helicopter tour. Given the vast inaccessibility of the island via car, a helicopter tour offers you a chance to see many of Kauai's secluded natural landmarks from the air. Adding to the excitement, this tour is a 'doors off' flight, meaning that the cabin is open to the elements, letting you feel the breeze as you fly over the verdant jungle below. This tour is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip, plus you will be able to take photos that can't be captured anywhere but from the cabin of a helicopter. Seats fill up fast, so be sure to book ahead of time!
Doors Off Kauai Features
Once in a Lifetime Experience
Helicopter flights are as immersive as they are thrilling, and are guaranteed to be more exciting than the long flight you took to Hawaii! This may come as a surprise, but over 80% of the beautiful island of Kauai is inaccessible by car, making a helicopter the only way to see some of its hidden wonders. If there was ever a moment to spring for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a doors-off helicopter flight over the island of Kauai is the one.
Our team of pilots is the heartbeat of our operation, each with thousands of flight hours under their belts and extensive experience navigating Kauai's unique topography. Certified and committed to the highest safety standards, they bring a wealth of knowledge and passion for the island's history, geology, and myths, ensuring that your journey is rich with cultural insights. They are eager to make your flight a memorable part of your Kauai adventure. Join us for an excursion helmed by the best pilots in Hawaii and become part of our ever-growing ohana of enchanted flyers.
The Perfect Escape
Embark on our exclusive doors-off helicopter tour to experience Kauai's natural wonders. Soar above the Na Pali Coast's towering cliffs and green valleys, marvel at the serene Hanalei Bay, and fly over the stunning Waimea Canyon, the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific." Catch sight of the majestic Wailua Falls and the mystical Mount Waialeale Crater. Every moment offers an extraordinary photo opportunity and timeless memories. Reserve your seat today to witness Kauai's splendor from the skies!
Doors Off Kauai Helicopter Tour Details
- Tour Highlights
- Tour Description
- Price & Availability
- What’s Included
- Departure & Return
- Cancellation Policy
Fly with the doors off
Soar over iconic Kauai scenery
Follow the Na Pali Coastline from above
Feel the mist from Jurassic Falls
Experienced local pilot to share facts and legends
Incredible views of the lush rainforest
Be sure to arrive at the Lihue Airport 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to check in and receive safety instructions. After takeoff, your pilot will fly over one of Kauai’s most famous natural landmarks which is Waimea Canyon. From there you will get to fly through the pristine jungle of the Hanapepe Valley which will likely remind you of the scenery from the 1993 Steven Speilberg film Jurassic Park. As the tour continues, your pilot will follow the coastline of the Na Pali region to give you exquisite views of the sharp ridges, massive sea cliffs, stunning waterfalls, and hidden valleys found there. As the 45 minute tour comes to an end and weather permitting you will get to see Mount Waialeale, an ancient and dormant shield volcano that is not only covered by incredibly thick vegetation, but sees an average yearly rainfall of 450 inches!
Price & Availability
45-Minute Doors-Off A-Star Helicopter From Lihue
|Guest(s)Ages 10 yrs+
- We provide a lanyard case for passengers’ cell phones
- Each passenger is given a jacket that will be required to wear during flight
- Skilled pilots who will tell you about the history and sights
- Noise reducing headsets
Departure & Return
FLIGHT TIME REPRESENTS AN APPROXIMATE TIME OF DEPARTURE. ACTUAL DEPARTURE TIME WILL BE SHOWN ON YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL.
Morning (8 am to noon)
Afternoon (noon to 5 pm)
Lihue Airport – 3788 Ahukini Rd, Lihue, HI
In the event of cancellation or request change to your reservation, please note the following. Most Circle Island Tours originating from Oahu, there is no charge for date change or tour change based on tour availability. Any request for a refund prior to 72 hours is honored with a full cash refund. No refunds issued for any tours within the 72 hour period, prior to the start of your tour.
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