Hawaii

Editor Picks: The best Kauai helicopter tours

by Paul Stafford  |  Published February 22, 2018

Geologically speaking, Kauai is the oldest of the main Hawaiian islands. It’s a pretty island too, which is why it is known locally as the Garden Island. With both the flora and the geological acumen, there is so much on which to visually feast during a trip here. Naturally it’s impossible to see everything, right? Well perhaps that’s not true if experienced from the air.

With its volcanic origins and tropical climate, it’s no surprise that many of the locations chosen when filming Jurassic Park were somewhere on Kauai. This is the stuff of prehistoric legend and you can experience it all from the air. Although this list professes to be purely helicopter tours, we’ve thrown in a couple of playful alternatives to keep things interesting.