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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 18 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago
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
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Best aerial tour of Kauai - outstanding in every respect!

Ditch the helicopters and go for adventure! The 2017 WACO bi-plane (built in Battle Creek, MI) is by far the most amazing way to appreciate the beauty of Kauai from the air. Pilot Harry provides informative narration as you climb out of Lihue airport and...More

Thank johnvenardos1
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Booking was so easy, despite some trouble from my end. Airventures was very patient and helpful. The flight was AWESOME! After reading some reviews, my wife was worried that the seat would be a tight fit, but there was honestly enough room for the both...More

Thank Bobby D
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My son and I went up on the biplane ride and we had a brilliant time 5 stars was a memory that neither of us will forget

Thank John R
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28 July 2018|
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Response from Kutuzov | Reviewed this property |
I weigh 270 lbs and went with my wife. They have a limit but I cannot recall the number.
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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