Helicopter in Kauai or Hilo?

Feb 2nd, 2011, 08:44 AM
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Helicopter in Kauai or Hilo?

We are going to Hawaii in June and want to do a helicopter ride. Does anyone have any insight on which of the two islands I should do it (Kauai and The Big Island)?
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Feb 2nd, 2011, 09:07 AM
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Unless there is a significant lava event, I would choose Kauai.

You might also consider tryke if you can afford the 90 minute flight. Pricey but a lifetime experience. I've done 4 flights between kauai and maui and its a blast. The shorter flights won't allow you to see everything you would in a helicopter tour.

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Feb 2nd, 2011, 03:38 PM
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I second the helicopter tour of Kauai!
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Feb 2nd, 2011, 04:37 PM
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I think Kauai is more geographically interesting than Hilo. I would also go with Kauai.
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Feb 2nd, 2011, 05:58 PM
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We went on a helicopter tour ride at Maui that was outstanding.
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Feb 3rd, 2011, 01:41 AM
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There is now another company in Kauai that is doing the Tryke or Powered Hanggliding. The name of it is Big Sky. I haven't done it with them or Birds In Paradise, but I plan on doing it next year.

www.bigskykauai.com ir the url
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