Sunshine Helicopters - Ultimate Kauai Adventure
Enjoy this Kauai Helicopter tour and see the Na Pali Coast, Waimea Canyon, and Mount Waialeale. Departing from Lihue Airport, this Kauai helicopter tour will take you to remote valleys, cascading waterfalls, spectacular sea cliffs and numerous backdrops you will recognize from the many movies filmed on Kauai.
Your pilot will tell you about the history mixed in with some of the legends choreographed to gentle music, making this not only a great audio/visual presentation, but an educational experience as well.
The industry standard “Black Beauty" has all forward facing customized bench style seats giving excellent visibility. Sunshine has flown over 850,000 satisfied passengers in their “Black Beauties” since 1985. Recently upgraded in 2008 to the all new ASTAR 350FX, the “FX” carries more weight, flies faster, is quieter and more fuel efficient. The increased capacity allows the FX to have “First Class” seating. The conversion from AS350BA to AS350FX is provided by Heli-Lynx Helicopter Service of Canada and approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. FX Open Seating: Industry standard six-passengers, seat assignment determined by weight and balance.
- 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
- 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:
- Participants may not scuba dive within 24 hours prior to this activity.
- Operation Days:
- 45 minutes
- 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.