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“Great tour”

Air Ventures Hawaii
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Entire Kauai Island Air Tour
Ranked #4 of 36 Outdoor Activities in Lihue
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Experience a 60 minute air tour of some of the most spectacularly beautiful scenery you will ever see. Air Ventures Hawaii offers 3 unique options for flight travel around the beautiful island of Kauai. Board our 6 passenger G-8 Airvan for breathtaking views of our diversely landscaped Island of Kauaii. During your 60-minute flight, you will view, from your large bubble window, the lush valleys, picturesque Waimea Canyon, cascading waterfalls, miles of Kauai's scenic beaches, as well as the magnificent Kalalau cathedrals of the NaPali Coast. For a more private air tour we offer a Cessna 182 affording the same awe inspiring views, but with only two or three passengers per flight on your 60-minute tour. Air Ventures Hawaii also offers you the ride of a lifetime in our 60-minute air tour in Kauai's only open cockpit bi-plane, our YMF-5 Classic Aircraft. While the pilot operates the controls from the rear, our passengers sit side-by-side in the comfortable OPEN cockpit. Each passenger has the option of wearing a nostalgic cloth helmet and goggles, together with a modern headset providing continuous two-way communication with the pilot.
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Reviewed 30 March 2012

It's extremely difficult to see the island by land or sea so why not try it by air? Air Ventures is an excellent alternative to all the helicopter tours offered on the island. I thoroughly enjoyed the tour in the airplane and was able to take many excellent photos. The pilot was experienced and handled the aircraft quite well (the weather wasn't the best), and also acted as a tour guide during the flight. I highly recommend trying them out. Note that my wife and small children stayed behind so this recommendation is for adults only.

Thank Sean L
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

My husband and I were amazed by the beauty of Kauai viewed from the airplane. Our pilot did a great narration of numerous sights. We were able to see the different landscapes that are not accessible by driving or hiking. Famous beaches and other movie sights were displayed before our eyes.

Thank Hulagirl89
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Reviewed 27 March 2012

Had a very good time. Employees were friendly, The scene was outstanding and would definately recommend this journey. This way if seeing the scenery is much more expanding than from the ground.

Thank AlanaLong
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

The staff at Air Ventures are very professional, helpful, and safety conscious !. We had to change our original booking due to weather because the pilot felt conditions were not safe to go up (raining). When we finally did get to go, it was absolutely breathtaking.We saw a mother whale with her calf. It is truly the best way to see the island! The DVD they have available is a great way to remember your trip.

Thank SDHunt
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

Our group of 6 Friends were given a warm welcome from the staff and were made comfortable right from the start. As the trip continued we were overwelmed with the sights of Kauai and the professionalism of our Pilot Harry to get us into the best viewing position.
All in all this was the highlight of our visit to the Hawaii Islands.

Thank Dale P
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