Maui Circle Island Deluxe Helicopter Tour
Experience The Allure Of The Valley Isle
Take in massive views of Central Maui
See Hana’s famous waterfalls
Enjoy an aerial view of the varied landscape
60 – 70 minutes of flight time
Narrated by your pilot
Be sure to arrive at the Kahului Airport 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to check in for the flight and meet your pilot. After lifting off, your pilot will head to the interior of the West Maui Mountains, which could be described as a misty wonderland. Steep volcanic ridges covered in thick vegetation reach towards the sky and in between those ridges lay miles of jungle valleys. Highlights of the West Maui Mountains include the Wall of Tears and Maui’s tallest waterfall which is Honokohau Falls. As your pilot follows the West Maui coastline back towards Central Maui, you will be treated to views of the resorts in Kapalua and Kaanapali as well as beautiful and historic Lahaina Town.
After flying over the now overgrown sugarcane and pineapple fields of Central Maui, your pilot will ascend the gentle slopes that lead to the peak of the world’s largest dormant volcano, Haleakala. The inside of Haleakala’s central crater is an otherworldly landscape with massive iron oxide cinder cones that reach over 1,000 feet into the air. Around the backside of Haleakala, enjoy views of Kaupo, Ko’olau Gap, the Seven Sacred Pools, Charles Lindbergh’s grave and much much more. Following the coastline, the jungle will become much more dense as you approach the small town of Hana nestled in the rainforest. As the tour continues following the traditional route of the Road to Hana, be prepared to see unforgettable views of the jungles, waterfalls, sea cliffs, and volcanic peninsulas that make this region so incredible. As the tour concludes, you will fly over Maui’s North Shore which is home to legendary surf breaks and the small town of Paia.
|FX Star - Open SeatingSeating is determined based on weight & balance for all passengers.||$393.00|
|FX Star - First Class SeatingGuaranteed Front Seats Next to Pilot.||$488.00|
|Whisper Star - Open SeatingSeating is determined based on weight & balance for all passengers.||$449.00|
|WhisperStar - First Class SeatingGuaranteed Front Seats Next to Pilot.||$544.00|
A high-definition video of your flight will be available for purchase after your flight. The video will allow you to relive the memories of this amazing experience and it will be narrated by your pilot.
7:30am – Morning departures before 8:30am
8:30am – Morning departures between 8:30am and 11:30am
1:00pm – Afternoon departures between 1:00pm and 4:00pm
Actual flight time is 60-70 minutes
A 72-hour cancellation or change of tour notice is required for all helicopter tours. If for any reason you decide to cancel or change your reservation, you must notify us 72-hours prior to the tour date. Sorry, cancellations or changes made within 72-hours of the tour are not refundable and will be charged in full. If you decide to cancel or change your reservation, we require a Reference Number or Order ID and the credit card number used at the time of the reservation. All flights are weather permitting. If for any reason a flight was cancelled by Sunshine Helicopters due to the weather, your ticket will be fully refunded or you may choose to re-schedule your tour plans. Please note that flight routes and destinations may be changed due to weather conditions.
You may not have seen the Wall of Tears on many guidebooks or websites, and that is because it is hidden deep in the West Maui Mountains and not very accessible from the ground. As many as 17 waterfalls can be seen cascading down a cliff face at a time, hence the name Wall of Tears. A helicopter is one of the best and only ways to see this incredible site.
‘Ohe’o Gulch, otherwise known as Seven Sacred Pools, was added to Haleakala National Park in 1969. When the water levels are up, there are seven main pools and dozens of smaller pools branching off of them. From the air, this site is truly magnificent.
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