Sunshine Helicopters - Ultimate Kauai Experience
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Sunshine Helicopters in Hawaii offers the Ultimate Kauai Experience 55-60 minute helicopter tour where you will explore Kauai’s unreachable beauty! You will soar over the spectacular Na Pali Coast where you will see the dramatic cliffs as well as the beautiful Waimea Canyon also known as the “Grand Canyon of the South Pacific”! Another amazing sight you will encounter is Mount Waialeale which has an average annual rainfall of about forty feet and is known as the wettest spot on earth. Most of the mountain rain drains into the nearby Alakai Swamp, home to several rare species of beautiful birds and plants.
Your flight includes a ground briefing, personally narrated tour, complimentary coffee, choreographed CD music through stereophonic headsets with volume control! You can even purchase the pilot-narrated video of your actual flight on DVD!
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:
- Early bird, morning, mid-day and afternoon departure times. The exact departure time for your preferred timeframe will be specified on your voucher.
Check in at Sunshine Helicopters office, 3416 Rice Street, Suite 203, Lihue, HI 96766 (located within Anchor Cove Shopping Center) 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:
- Children 23 months or younger may fly at no charge and must sit on adult's lap. Please provide child's weight at time of booking.
- Operation Days:
- 45 minutes
- Sunshine Helicopters
- 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.
The EC 130 B4 WhisperSTAR is the ultimate in sightseeing helicopters. More interior room, more visibility with added plexiglass and elevated rear seats. Sunshine Helicopters customizes the standard factory interior with business and first class seating to further enhance passenger comfort and visibility. Soar in the state-of-the-art WhisperSTAR and experience the quiet, ultra smooth and most advanced technological sightseeing helicopter ever.