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Entire Kauai Island Air Tour

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icon1 hour 10 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Soar over the entire Garden Island for unforgettable views on this air tour of Kauai. From aboard an aircraft designed for sightseeing, soak up breathtaking views of natural attractions like Waimea Canyon, Opaekaa Falls, the rugged Na Pa Coast, and Mt Waialeale — the wettest spot on earth. Your experienced pilot provides informative narration during this thrilling flight.
  • Our most popular Kauai air tour encompasses the entire Garden Island.
  • Enjoy views of the Menehune Fish Pond, the Eucalyptus Tunnel of Trees, Waita Reservoir and more
  • Fly over Jurassic and Opaekaa Falls
  • Professional Kauai tour pilot with over 20 years of major airline experience
  • Comprehensive narration
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60-70 minute aerial sightseeing tour
Narrated by professional higly trained pilots
Noise reduction headsets for adults and children
Local taxes
Unimaginably beautiful scenery
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop off
3745 Ahukini Rd , 3745 Ahukini Rd, Lihue, HI 96766, USA

Lihue Airport Commuter Terminal

This activity will end right where it started.
See the famous beauty of Kauai with a memorable air tour! Choose from six different departure times to suit your schedule, and make your way to the Lihue Airport on the day of your flight. Meet your friendly pilot and guide, who will have over 20 years of flying experience, and climb aboard the comfortable GA8 Airvan. This slow-flying aircraft is designed for sightseeing, with large bubble windows and a spacious cabin that accommodates up to six passengers. 

As you soar into the air, marvel at the unmatched aerial views of Kauai. Get an entirely new perspective on the Garden Island’s diverse landscape as you view dramatic cliffs, pristine beaches, red lava fields and cascading waterfalls from every angle. Listen through two-way headsets as your pilot provides narration on the spectacular sights below. 

Look out for these island attractions during your flight:
• Opaekaa Falls
• Wailua Falls (Fantasy Island filming location)
• Captain Cook’s Landing in Waimea
• Hanalei Bay and Hanalei Valley
• Na Pali Coast
• Kipu Kai (‘Baby Na Pali’)
• Secluded Mahaulepu Beach
• Anahola Mountain Range (King Kong's Profile)
• Manawaiopuna Waterfall (also known as Jurassic Falls)
• Breathtaking Waimea Canyon (‘Grand Canyon of the Pacific’)
• Eucalyptus Tunnel of Trees
• Menehune Fishpond (Raiders of the Lost Arc filming location)
• Lumahai Beach (South Pacific filming location)
• Kilauea Lighthouse
• Mokuaeae Island (northernmost point of the Hawaiian Islands)
• Waialeale Crater (wettest spot on earth)
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Kilauea Lighthouse
Northern most lighhouse and bird santuary
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Mt. Waialeale
One of the wettest spot son earth
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Na Pali Coast State Park
Magnificent world-famous cathedrals
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Menehune Fish Pond
The Menehune legend
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Waimea Canyon State Park
Known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. Breathtaking!
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Wailua Falls
Made famous by the television series, Fantasy Island
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Hanakapiai Falls
On the Napali Coastine
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Hanalei Bay
Pier made famous by the song, Puff the Magic Dragon.
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Manawaiopuna Falls (Jurassic Park Falls)
From the Jurassic Park movies
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • WIth two GA-8 Airvans, we are the ONLY airplane tour company on Kauai who can accommodate 12 guests (6 per airplane) at the same time! We love famlies and large groups. You must call us to confirm seats.
  • Professional, knowledgeable, highly trained pilots.
  • Everyone has a window seat with large bubble windows at no extra charge
  • Slow flying tour for optimal viewing and photography
  • Noise reduction headsets with voice activated microphones for communication between guests and pilot.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • MAXIMUM INDIVIDUAL WEIGHT LIMIT IS 300 LBS., with a total weight of 1100 lbs. per airplane. Anyone exceeding 300 lbs. will be required to purchase a second seat. Any group exceeding 1100 lbs. must be booked on two airplanes.
  • CHECK IN TIME IS 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED TOUR.
  • Individual guest names, weights, and contact information must accompany all bookings.
  • Maximum individual weight limit is 300 lb. - 1100 lb. weight limit per airplane
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Air Ventures Hawaii
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Entire Kauai Island Air Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Entire Kauai Island Air Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Entire Kauai Island Air Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Entire Kauai Island Air Tour.

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star-5
perfect overview of the...
Wolfgang_R
, Aug 2022
perfect overview of the whole kauai island in 65 minutes, with very good explanations from out pilot
star-5
Spectacular views!
Cynthia_S
, Aug 2022
The views of the island from the plane were spectacular. I don't think I have ever seen so many waterfalls in my life!! Being able to seethe Napali Coast was amazing. We also really appreciated how attentive our pilot, Caden, was to the needs of all of the passengers.
star-5
Extensive tour across the...
FRANCESCO_P
, Aug 2022
Extensive tour across the different landmarks of the island. Smooth fly and friendly pilot. Overall an amazing experience
star-5
Napali Coast was incredible
allisontomson
, Aug 2022
The whole trip was very cool! Our guide was knowledgeable and did a great job. The Napali coast was unreal!
star-5
Fun and exciting...
Benjamin_M
, Aug 2022
Fun and exciting experience for the entire family. I wish the weather was cooperated so we could see a lot more scenery.
star-5
Fabulous tour!
Morgan_L
, Aug 2022
The views were spectacular and Nate was a wonderful pilot and tour guide! Would recommend to anyone who wants to see the full beauty of Kauai.
star-3
great views / difficult flight
Jodi_M
, Aug 2022
I have never been airsick or seasick before this tour - it took me a few hours to recover. My boyfriend got sick in the parking lot. We had to wait about an hour to even get in our car and drive back to the hotel. The views were spectacular, but it was such a bummer to be so nauseous on vacation.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Aloha, we are so glad you enjoyed it!! But sorry that you threw up. We hope you still enjoyed it. Thank you for your feedback we are working on getting new equipment to help people from getting so nauseous, and we are so sorry that you and your boyfriend felt so sick, but we hope there would be a next time with us. We hope you enjoyed our beautiful island!! Mahalo, Air Ventures Team
star-5
Must Do!
Jack_Z
, Jul 2022
Incredible experience and once in a lifetime views of the island & the Napali Coast. Our pilot, Nate, was extremely nice and knowledgeable. He pointed out key spots and facts during our flight. I would recommend to anyone!
star-5
Amazing
Elveera_H
, Jul 2022
It was a great experience seeing the whole island from the air! Our pilot was knowledgeable and gave us lots of interesting information!
star-5
Saw humpback whale....
Isaac_B
, Jul 2022
Saw humpback whale. Beautiful tour of the island. Pilot was super knowledgeable. Viewed some beautiful waterfalls
star-5
Had a great flight with Makana
Ojasvi_S
, Jul 2022
Had a great flight with Makana!! He is a good guide and a good pilot. He also gauges how we r doing and took us around accordingly… great views
star-4
Great time with my family
Michael_D
, Jul 2022
The scenery was incredible, great views from the plane. Got a little warm in the plane, but overall a great excursion. Would recommend to those that want to save some money from the helicopter rides.
star-5
Kauai by air
Candace_K
, Jul 2022
We arrived 30 minutes early, got checked in, had pictures taken and were in the air at 10 sharp. Makana (sp) was our pilot and did an amazing job. Great sense of humor and very knowledgeable. The views were breathtaking, Kauai is such a beautiful place. Definitely recommend. Mahalo 🤙
star-3
Not the best tour
Linda_L
, Jul 2022
You are not able to get good pix in the air. The wing is in your way or the support that holds the wing is in your way to get a clear pix. It is very hot in the plan as there is no A/C. The pilot was off in some of his statistics he presented.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Aloha, I'm so sorry to hear your experience was not up to our standards. It's so rare that we ever get less than 5-stars on our tours. Could you please send your booking information to info@aiventureshawaii.com or call me at 808-651-0679 so I can address the issue with the appropriate pilot? I'll await your reply. Mahalo,
star-5
Beautiful trip
Nicole_S
, Jul 2022
This tour showed all the beautiful sites of Kauai! I am VERY prone to motion sickness was but was only a little queasy (which is a huge win for me!) The company was very helpful: I took 2 doses of meclizine before the trip and the company gave me mints and a cold towel to keep my stomach calm. Much appreciated!
star-5
HIGHlight in Kauai
Melvin_M
, Jul 2022
Amazing! Thank you Makana for being a great pilot (driving & communication). Mints and gingerbread were a good finish lol
star-5
Kauai Island Air Tour
Aparna_B
, Jul 2022
Fantastic tour with our Pilot Camden. He gave us the right amount of information of sights we were looking at . Was a clear day and we enjoyed some amazing views .
star-3
Great tour, but plane is hot.
MArk_M
, Jul 2022
The overall view, time spent in the air, our pilot, and the narration was great. Main issue is the plane is not air conditioned, and it gets really hot. They provide cold towels and use a make shift A/C (air blown over a cooler of ice). 4 out 5 of us threw up 1/2 way through the flight. Wouldn't do this again. Will pay more for a helicopter that is air conditioned or that goes with doors off.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Aloha, we are so glad you enjoyed it!! But sorry that you threw up. Thank you for your feedback we are working on getting new equipment and we are so sorry that 4 out of 5 threw up, but we hope there would be a next time with us. We hope you enjoyed our beautiful island!! Mahalo, Air Ventures Team
star-5
Breath Taking Views!
Ruth_W
, Jul 2022
My husband and I enjoyed this one hour air tour of Kauai! Nate, our pilot, made a smooth take off and landing and had many informative things to tell us. It was bumpy and one could get airsick. So take precautions if you need! (I did, and glad I did, so I could enjoy). Enjoy!!
star-5
Was windy to bumpy, but...
Katie_H
, Jul 2022
Was windy to bumpy, but still got amazing pictures. Views were clear so perfect. Pilot Caden dud a great job with the winds and telling us what was where.

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