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Safari Helicopters

3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
+1 808-246-0136
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Wonderful experience & unforgettable

Safari is first class, from their service, their friendliness, our pilot Brian was excellent... read more

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Helicopter and Eco Tour

Top notch helicopter and eco tour. The one hour helicopter ride was spectacular, covering the... read more

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For 30 years Safari has been taking people on helicopter tours to the inaccessible wonders of Kauai. Guest safety and satisfaction are Safari Helicopters top priority. Take an air tour with Safari Helicopters to find out why they've been named best of Kauai 3 years in a row.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
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Reviewed yesterday

Safari is first class, from their service, their friendliness, our pilot Brian was excellent, everything was truly awesome. We can totally recommend them. Do not worry about which time of the day you need to book your flight. We've experienced that every day can be...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Top notch helicopter and eco tour. The one hour helicopter ride was spectacular, covering the canyons and coastlines. Got to see rain shadow effects from one side of the island to other. The eco tour, additional time on foot, although short in time and distance...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

An excellent way to get a new perspective of the island. The beauty is incredible. Brian was a great pilot..

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Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha, Brian is the newest addition to our pilot group, and he does a great job. He will be thrilled to hear that you loved his tour. We hope you will think of us on your next visit to the islands. Sincerely, Safari Helicopters.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A highlight of our visit, with terrific views, a friendly staff, a competent and personable pilot, and no-hassle scheduling (which was not our experience with a competing company!). It was my wife's first helicopter flight, about which she was nervous, and she loved it! She'd...More

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Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha, It was a pleasure having you with us, and we sure are happy you had a great time. We try to keep our process and our prices as painless as it can be. We love first time flyers, and to hear your wife had...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

absolutely would do again, this is well worth the money, landed and met Keith Robinson - what a character, view of waterfalls unbelievable.

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Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Dallo, We would love to have you back again, Im sure Keith would love to chat with you as well.... Till we meet again! Safari Helicopters.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our friends highly recommended the helicopter excursion. The receptionist, our driver, Sherrill, driving us directly to and from the helicopter ride and our lead pilot, Paul were all OUTSTANDING! The views were breathtaking and the best excursion that we have ever experienced. The ride was...More

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Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha Janiece, Some things are just meant to be indeed... We would agree with you that the beauty of this island is undoubtedly some of the most beautiful views in the world. We know you can choose from many operators, and we humbly thank you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

awesome flight to see close up volcano activity. very friendly and knowledgeable staff. excellent pilot who gives lots of background info during flight

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Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha Joachim, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the great rating... we are humbled by your compliments and aspire to live up to them every day. Sincerely, Safari Helicopters.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely one of the highlights of our vacation, our ride with Safari Helicopters was super fun and gave us some of the best views of the trip! Driver/safety officer was hilarious and very informative, as was our pilot. Everyone we worked with while booking and...More

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Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, Your driver was Sherill and he is quite the character and has worked for us for many years. Thank you for your kind words and we will pass them on to the staff. We hope you will consider trying us again, and just to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The views from above are amazing, coming that close inside some of the valleys was magical. The flight was seamless, no bump and our pilot, Paul, is the sweetest, full of anecdotes, funny. My GF and I really loved it. I'll do it again when...More

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Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha Alex, You couldn't have said it better! Thanks for flying with us and safe travels. Safari helicopters.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We wanted to do something special for our 30th wedding anniversary and decided to try a helicopter ride. I tried to make reservations at other's, but with no openings settled for Safari Helicopters. I was told our aircraft would be videotaping the whole ride and...More

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Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, First let us congratulate you on your 30th anniversary once more! You would be happy to know that we celebrated the companies 30th year in business just this last October. As you probably already know 30 years is a big deal but it also...More

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Lisa K
15 February 2018|
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Response from Murphy-Safari | Property representative |
our helicopters seat 6 passengers and 1 pilot.
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Kirty P
16 December 2017|
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Aloha, Thanks for reaching out to us. There is no better time, it is all depending upon weather for that day. Anytime of day is going to be great.
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Anne B
28 August 2017|
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Aloha, Well that is a question that only your husband can answer. I will say we try our hardest to make the flight as smooth and fear free as we can possible make it. The best judge of your husbands comfort with flying will... More
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