Instructional Flight - Mauna Loa Helicopters
Be a pilot for a day! This instructional tour, with the guidance of a certified instructor, lets you see Kauai in all of its glory while learning to pilot "on-the-fly!" You'll start with a brief ground lesson and after take-off you will get to maneuver the helicopter as you tour the island. You may even bring a passenger with you. This tour can be flown with or without doors. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Operates: Daily departures from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Check In 1 hour prior to liftoff.
Departure Point: Office location is on Harbor Mall property, in a black executive bus with a yellow helicopter painted on it. Shuttle service to Lihue Airport.
Duration: 1 Hour minimum.
Equipment: Robinson 44 Helicopter with two-way communication.
Capacity: Student pilot plus one passenger only.
Inclusions: Flight instruction in addition to a narrated tour.
Serves Alcohol: There is not any alcohol available during the activity.
Foreign Language Translation: There is no foreign language translation available.
Handicapped Accessible: This tour is not suitable for handicapped individuals.
Required Certifications: The participant is not required to have any certification or special license in order to participate.
What to Bring: It is required that everyone wears closed toed shoes on this activity. Everyone must bring identification. We recommend that you bring a light sweater or jacket. We recommend that everyone in your group wears long pants. We recommend that everyone in your group brings sunglasses.
Restrictions: Children whose age is less than seven years old are not permitted on this activity. Participants with a total body weight of 270lbs or more are not permitted on this activity. We recommend not wearing a white or light colored top to minimize reflections on the insides of the windows in your pictures. There is the possibility of motion sickness on this activity.
The person receiving instruction must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Participants with a total body weight of 270 lbs. or more are not permitted on this activity. Children must be at least 7 years of age and a minimum weight of 40 lbs. is recommended. Cancellations of this reservation cannot be made within 48 hours of the scheduled check-in time. We recommend not wearing white or light colored clothing to minimize reflections on the insides of the windows in your pictures, if flying with doors on. There is the possibility of motion sickness on this activity. You must have a photo ID for check-in. Maximum weight is 270 lbs per passenger. Total maximum passenger weight not to exceed 600 lbs. Wear long pants and have all cameras on a wrist strap or neck strap, long hair should be tied back and bring a jacket when flying with doors off. Earrings should be removed for comfort when wearing headset. People who have gone SCUBA diving within 24 hours of the scheduled check-in time are not permitted on this activity. Tour sites are weather dependent.
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- # 6 People or Less
- # Napali Coast
- # Waimea Canyon
- # 1-2 Hours
- # Tours With a Guide
- # Not Handicapped Accessible
- # Doors Off
- # Doors On
- # Hotel Pickup is Not Available
- # No Meals Are Provided
- # No Swim Stop Included
- # No Certification or Special License Required
- # Does Not Serve Alcohol
- # Moderate
- # Relaxed
- # Afternoon
- # Midday
- # Morning
- # Air
- # No Translation Available
- # 6-8 Year Minimum Age
- # East Kauai
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