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Safari Helicopters

3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
+1 808-246-0136
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Must Do If you can afford it.

Most of the Interior of Kauai is inaccessible by land. Therefore, the only way to see it is by air... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert G
Fun family outing!

Our three grand daughters, my wife and me enjoyed this experience very much. Wonderful views and a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Uwe B
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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.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“keith robinson” (42 reviews)
“eco tour” (60 reviews)
“safety record” (63 reviews)
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3225 Akahi St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1108
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Most of the Interior of Kauai is inaccessible by land. Therefore, the only way to see it is by air. Myself, wife and daughter did the hour waterfall flight. They were initially petrified by the prospect of a helo ride....fortunately they were right next to...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our three grand daughters, my wife and me enjoyed this experience very much. Wonderful views and a very competent team at Safari made this a pleasant trip.

Thank Uwe B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour over the volcanic activity and the falls. We had done similar tours in planes, but felt that we got closer to the sights in the helicopter. Our pilot, Paul, was very competent and informative. I would do this again and...More

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

Kathy, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are very happy to hear you had a wonderful time with us. We will pass on your compliments to Paul, and we thank you for your great rating of us. Sincerely, Safari...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was "luckily" rescheduled but they made sure that I got properly notified. Flight instructions were also cool and they placed safety first which should comfort especially if people have phobia of flying or heights. Was a great experience indeed of touring otherwise inaccessible part...More

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

Aloha, Safety is our number 1 priority in everything we do here at Safari Helicopters. We want you to have a good time, which it sounds like you did. Rest assured that when you fly with us, we do everything in our power to make...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything about this experience was amazing! All of the staff were incredibly friendly, from the reservations agents, the driver that picked us up and dropped us off to the heliport and the pilot as well! The pilot was also extremely knowledgeable about the areas we...More

Thank Ryan T
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to review us, it helps us grow as a company. We appreciate the feedback and we will let the staff know your kind words. Please dont hesitate to call us again on your next visit to the islands....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a flight scheduled but the weather was bad so the flight was canceled. We were able to reschedule for later in the week. The staff there is excellent. I could tell they enjoyed what they do. The flight was smooth and very informational....More

Thank Keith K
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha, The Eco tour is a great tour, and Keith has a wealth of information. He really enjoys the dialog with our customers. Thank you for the strong endorsement and we are truly grateful for the kind words, Sincerely, Safari Helicopters.

Reviewed 1 week ago

awesome experience! I'm a very experienced professional pilot who had thought i'd seen it all before (had even flown F-16s around hawaii while in the military). I was basically just going along so my girlfriend could see Kauai from the air. boy was I pleasantly...More

Thank hawkf16
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha, We are certainly glad that we exceeded your expectations. We thank you for realizing the value in our pricing, we strive to make this as affordable as we can for anyone wanting to see the beauty of this island. Thanks for choosing us. Till...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We used safari December 2017. There were 8 in our group and we booked online because there was a discount. When we arrived for our check in the company would only give 4 of us (one family) the discount claiming we didn't quote the discount!...More

Thank Cathy W
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Cathy, We are sorry to hear that you felt we were not forthcoming in our policies. Im not sure the extent of what happened with your discount, but we can certainly look into it for you. As for the Fraud claim, I have to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the highlight of our trip to Kauai. The staff was extremely professional and efficient. The reception was very warm and inviting and the Sherrell (the uncle you didn't invite to the wedding ;) ) our host was extremely personable, engaging and had a...More

1  Thank lmcgraw2018
Murphy-Safari, General Manager at Safari Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha, We thank you for your very kind words and your insight into our operation. We strive each and every day to give the best service we can give. Thank you for choosing us, and we hope you think of us again on a future...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic time! Paul, our pilot, was tremendous! The tour of the island was beautiful! He was very knowledgeable of the island, the history, the beauty! We highly recommend this company!

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Kirty P
16 December 2017|
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Response from Murphy-Safari | Property representative |
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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Response from Murphy-Safari | Property representative |
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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TourGB14
23 March 2017|
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Response from Cjmiller583 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes!
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