Hughes 500 Helicopter Adventure

65 Reviews | Kauai, USA

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50 minutes (Approx.)
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Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas


Our long history of providing rescue services for the Kauai Fire Department makes our pilots highly qualified for your Doors-off Helicopter adventure. In addition, our 4-passenger Hughes 500 Helicopters has NO MIDDLE BACK SEATS, giving you the best aerial views possible. Don't settle for less, fly Airborne!

Certified FAA Part 133, 135, 136 and OAS-Carded.



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Average 4.97 out of 5 stars based on 65 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Hughes 500 Helicopter Adventure
annettehV1385MK, Nov 2022 Verified
Super tolles Erlebnis & perfekt um einen Gesamteindruck von Kauai zu bekommen! Sehr freundliches & kompetentes Team:-)
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SunkistSue, Nov 2022 Verified
We had a fantastic time with this adventure! My 80 year old mother had never been on a long helicopter ride and this was a bucket list check off! Great pilot and lots of knowledge and felt very safe. Without the doors- the vistas you see are absolutely amazing and every where you look is a post card. Would definitely go again and would recommend this company/activity to anyone.
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Adam_L, Nov 2022 Verified
We had such an incredible experience! The staff and pilots were top notch and the views were breathtaking! 10/10 would recommend this to anyone seeking an adventure.
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McKenzie A, Nov 2022 Verified
This is a MUST DO while visiting Kauai! Doors off was absolutely amazing! Our pilot, Brian, was fabulous and made us feel completely safe the entire flight. He made sure to give everyone beautiful views out both sides of the helicopter. Wish the tour could have lasted another hour! Thanks again Airborne Aviation for the best memories!!!
Hughes 500 Helicopter Adventure
sheavar, Nov 2022 Verified
The doors off experience was AMAZING! And the pilot was very professional and the places he took us were incredible! They take you up close to the cliffs so you can really feel the immersive experience of the mountains and waterfalls! I highly recommend it!
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chadd371, Nov 2022 Verified
Highly recommend! The doors off experience was incredible! Our pilot Craig was awesome and shared details on everything we saw, learned more about Kauai on this flight that probably all of the other days combined. Super friendly company and you can tell they enjoy what they do.
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D6608SIelenar, Nov 2022 Verified
All around awesome experience. 10/10 reccommend. Staff was awesome and Pilot to. Felt save and the view of the Island is like nothing i‘he ever seen.
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susangU7872FE, Nov 2022 Verified
This is a must-do adventure to experience on Kauai. The entire staff was so accommodating and reassuring that we would be safe and have fun on our doors off heli ride. Truly the best way to see Kauai. Our pilot Wayne was a true expert and made sure we saw all the highlights, including flying above a full circular rainbow, by many gorgeous waterfalls, into the historic volcano crater that formed Kauai, over the Na Pali coast mountains and beaches, and through Jurassic Park in Waimea Canyon. Fabulous!
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Shannon R, Nov 2022 Verified
Probably one of the best adventures I’ve ever had. Really great driver and people involved in the experience
Hughes 500 Helicopter Adventure
nathanbK2824NN, Nov 2022 Verified
Fantastic tour and very kind and courteous staff! All the communication and directions prior to the tour were helpful and easy to understand. 10/10 would recommend!

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