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Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai

  • 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
Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai
From US$525,00
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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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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago
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.

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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

Thank Gr8britbob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile
Great experience

We have visited Kauai many times for extended vacations so we have sampled many of the island’s activities and attractions over the years. After watching the biplane fly over us during many of these trips, we decided it was something we just had to do....More

Thank TravelHoundUtah
Reviewed 18 July 2018
Woodstock Flies Again!

We had a great flight in "Woodstock", the bright yellow biplane that Kevin flies. First he gave us a little background about the plane, then a cockpit tour, then pictures with the plane, and then we loaded up and took off. Two people sit side...More

1  Thank FrequentTraveler2010
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27 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........
Amy D
18 June 2018|
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.
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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