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Maui Circle Island Deluxe - Sunshine Helicopter

Tour Highlights:
  • See all of Maui,  Haleakala Crater, Hana coastline and West Maui Mountains
  • FX Star or Whisper Star Helicopter
  • Departs Kahului Heliport
  • Morning departures available between 8:30am-11:30am.
  • Afternoon departures available between 1:00pm-4:00pm.
  • 60-70 minutes minutes.
  • 6 passengers
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Hawaii State sales tax is 4.167%. The cost of additional fees required to be applied by the tour company (if any) can be seen by proceeding to the Activity Cart Order page.

Based upon reputation in the industry, Sunshine Helicopters has certainly earned the respect of all helicopter tour companies in the State. The owner and founder of Sunshine Helicopters is Ross Scott who became familiar with helicopter aviation in his years as a gunship helicopter pilot in the Vietnam War. At the end of his tour of duty he came back home to Alaska where he managed an enormous aircraft company including 50 airplanes and 30 helicopters. He later moved his extensive aviation experience and expertise to Hawaii decades ago where he opened Sunshine Helicopters. Today his company flies the popular A-Star Helicopters as well as the more advanced FX-Star Helicopters which are known as 'Whisper Stars'.
During this 60 minute activity you will see all of Maui. This includes Haleakala Crater, Hana, and West Maui.
For our guests needing assistance with a wheelchair or walker please inform vendor at time of reservation so that you can be properly accommodated.
Operates: Daily Per Reservation. Morning departures available between 8:30am-11:30am. Afternoon departures available between 1:00pm-4:00pm.
Departure Point: Check in at Kahului Heliport, next to Kahului Airport off Kala Road and #37 Haleakala Hwy. $10 state parking fee at heliport.
Duration: 60 - 70 minutes minutes.
Equipment: FX Star or WhisperSTAR helicopters with unobstructed 180 degree views, an air conditioned cabin that is quiet and insulated, Skycam 5 camera video system, custom recorded CD music, custom stereo aviator headsets, polarized bubble windows, and customized seats.
Capacity: 6 passengers.
Inclusions: Narrated flight includes all taxes, fuel surcharges and flight fees.
Exclusions: Actual in flight DVD available for $49.95. Comfort or Extra Seat Fee on Helicopter is full retail rate. Heliport parking fee.
Restrictions: Flight patterns and specific sights are subject to weather. You will be weighed at check in (if given weight is substantially lower than your actual weight, you may get bumped from the flight and you still have to pay for the seat).
Weight guidelines: Comfort or Extra Seat Fee on Helicopter is full retail rate. FX Star passengers over 240lbs or with a combined weight for 2 passengers of over 420lbs may require the purchase of a comfort seat. WhisperSTAR first class passengers are guaranteed the front seat (limited to 290lbs or a combined weight of 490lbs). Open seating over 290lbs may require the purchase of a comfort seat. No purses, bags, camera bags or fanny packs allowed on the helicopter. Cell phones are allowed on airplane mode.
This tour has a 48 hour cancellation policy. This means that once you're within 48 hours of the start time, the tour is non refundable. If you choose to cancel before this time, the standard 3% cancellation fee will apply. If the vendor needs to cancel your tour because of weather, a mechanical issue or any other reason you will receive a 100% refund of the price you paid.
ADA Restrictions:
Wheelchairs and Walkers are available but vendor restrictions will need to be confirmed on a case by case basis. Often wheelchairs need to be left behind and guests must be able to maneuver transfers to the aircraft. Guests will be advised if they must have others in their party to assist them in order to participate. Agent will assist you at the time of booking.
Pride of America Cruise Ship: Sunshine Helicopter Tours do not pick up at the cruise ship but you can easily participate in this excursion by simply arranging for a taxi to take you from the Kahului Harbor the short distance (10 minute drive from the dock) to the Kahului Heliport. If this is the only place you are going to go during the day,save money and take a taxi to the heliport instead of renting a car for the day. This helicopter tour can be set up the Sunday or Monday of your cruise itinerary.

There have been 4 reviews written about the Maui Circle Island Deluxe with Sunshine Helicopter.

Average Product Rating: 4.8 / 5

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Debra Walker
We had a great trip. The weather and the scenery were truely spectacular. The pilot did an excellent job of giving us great views and describing what we were seeing along with the history of the area.

Sophia Mao
I was on the island for my brother's wedding. I booked one whisper helicopter tour, taking my 80 yrs old father, along with other guests from the wedding. The ride was smooth and some minor fun stomach moments. Everyone, including my father on the front seat next to the pilot, enjoyed it tremendously. I recommend this experience 100%.

Anna Masch
It was a trip of a life time for myself and my 82 year old Mom and it did not disappoint.
We managed to get our original date on a rainy day and the flight was cancelled because of weather. We re-scheduled and it turned out to be a blue sky beautiful day. The people are great at Sunshine Helicopters. We went had a wonderful time.

Valerie Jones
I used the handicap chair to board--easy to transfer.  Enjoyed the ride,
but wished we had seen more coastline.  Saw mostly mountains.  Our
headphones were not working--we could hear front passengers but they could not
hear us so couldn't ask pilot.

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