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Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai

Highlights
  • See Kauai from a vintage biplane on a 70-minute flight
  • Get an aerial perspective on the island’s diverse landscapes
  • Fly inside the crater of Mount Waialeale and Waimea Canyon
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Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai
From US$525.00
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Departs at 10am. 70 minutes from gate-to-gate; check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure
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11:30am
Departs at 11:30am. 70 minutes from gate-to-gate; check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure
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1:30pm
Departs at 1:30pm. 70 minutes from gate-to-gate; check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure
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Overview
Combine nostalgia with unbeatable aerial views on a vintage biplane flight over Kauai. Feel the excitement of an open cockpit as you soar over the Garden Isle’s geography, from the sandy beaches of Poipu and the red ravines of the Waimea Canyon to the jagged Na Pali Coast and Mount Waialeale’s lush crater.
What to Expect
Meet your pilot at Lihue Airport and get a safety briefing before gearing up with a vintage-style cloth helmet and goggles and settling into the open cockpit. You also wear a two-way radio to hear live narration.

After takeoff, head north over Wailua River, Kapaa, and Anahola mountain range, soaring over Kilauea Lighthouse at Kauai’s northernmost point.

A highlight is flying above the waterfall-laced crater of Mount Waialeale. You also see Wailua and Opaeka’a Falls before turning towards the beaches of Poipu. Get a glimpse of Hawaii's largest coffee plantation and Hanapepe Valley, and then take a U-turn inside the rust-colored ravines of Waimea Canyon.

Hear native legends of the jagged Na Pali coast while cruising above spires and secluded beaches, and see a popular Hollywood filming location at Honopu'u Arches. Admire the waterfall of Hanakapiai Valley and serene Ke'e beach before the flight touches down at the Lihue Airport.
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Reviews (33)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A blast!

So much fun! We thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful airborne tour of Kauai. You see things you'd never be able to see from the ground, and at a speed that is easy to take photos. Our pilot, Kevin, is great and has first-hand knowledge of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ehlee1234
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile
Incredible experience

We loved our flight! Our pilot knew a lot of interesting things about the island and the entire staff was friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed our day. If we did it again we would opt for a helicopter, because they get a lot closer...More

Thank 541jennim
Reviewed 22 September 2018
Best Aerial Tour

Over the years we have taken several aerial tours. The biplane tour has been the best by far. The pilot covered parts of the island we have never seen before and was very knowledgeable of the different areas.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ron J
Reviewed 2 September 2018
Best part of our holiday

Get it done, have no doubts, this will be the best hour you will spend. I was going to say on Kauai but you wont actually be, on Kauai will ya. This was not our first time in an open cockpit bi plane so we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gr8britbob
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile
Totally amazing! Go for it!

It was an extraordinary moment. I have done the helicopter and a little plane before, but this plane is so much better because you feel that you are part of the scenery. Definitely you should do that if you are in kauai!!!!

Thank Pierre B
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msamberlee1983
28 July 2018|
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Response from bobu732 | Reviewed this property |
I am at 250, friend about 135....no problems. kind of tight in the cockpit up front........
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amyd748
18 June 2018|
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Response from patsychom | Reviewed this property |
We did go in the morning but I think their advice is what counts and they are very informative and responsive to questions. We didn't find any issues at all with wind/chop and had an amazing experience.
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RVJH
18 April 2018|
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Response from AJDVictoria | Reviewed this property |
The struts definitely interfere with picture taking. For good pictures I'd suggest another flight, possibly helicopter with open doors, or one of this vendors fixed wing flights and request to sit in the right hand seat.
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