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Hana and Haleakala - 45 Minutes

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Experience Maui’s Top Helicopter Tour: Hana & Haleakala

A Spectacular 45-min Helicopter Tour in Maui

Prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring beauty of Maui on the Sunshine Helicopters Hana and Haleakala tour. This extraordinary flight offers an unparalleled experience as you witness the majestic views of Haleakala Crater and the verdant East Maui rainforest along the iconic Road to Hana. Throughout this remarkable journey, you will encounter cascading waterfalls, dramatic sea cliffs, and breathtaking tropical landscapes.

You’ll have the opportunity to get up close to these natural wonders, even descending into some of Maui’s most stunning waterfalls. The Sunshine Helicopters Hana and Haleakala tour promises an unforgettable adventure immersed in the unparalleled beauty of Maui.

The Best Hana & Haleakala Tour in Maui

Regarded as one of the most popular helicopter tours in Maui, the 45-minute Hana and Haleakala flight allows you to witness a day’s worth of sightseeing in under an hour. These remarkable aerial excursions offer an exclusive opportunity to explore breathtaking landscapes that are otherwise inaccessible by car. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Maui and make the most of your visit to the Aloha State with these captivating experiences.

Uncover Hawaii’s Hidden Wonders

The Sunshine Helicopters Hana and Haleakala 45-Minute Tour takes you on an extraordinary journey through the stunning landscapes of Maui. Prepare to be amazed as you soar above hidden valleys, witness captivating waterfalls, and explore remote locations. This exceptional helicopter tour unveils the breathtaking diversity of the island, traversing seven different climate regions.

From the arid west to the lush rainforests of East Maui, you’ll witness how the majestic Haleakala mountain influences the weather and shapes the remarkable landscape of this paradise. Immerse yourself in the beauty of these activities and let them transport you to a world of awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Discover Unique Routes

While most helicopter companies follow similar routes, Sunshine Helicopters ensures each Hana and Haleakala tour is unique, unveiling exciting new sights on every trip. The route for this flight skirts the south rim of Haleakala, providing panoramic views of the Big Island’s massive peaks, a glimpse of distant Oahu, and an endless sea vista as you descend through the Kaupo Gap. The ancient cliffs covered in a lush green canopy add to the visual feast.

For alternative routes, consider the equally captivating West Maui and Molokai Tours offered by Sunshine Helicopters. Discover why the Hana and Haleakala tour is considered the best helicopter tour in Maui and book your aerial adventure today!

Embark on the Best Helicopter Tour in Maui

Experience the breathtaking grandeur of Maui with the Sunshine Helicopters Hana and Haleakala tour. This highly acclaimed helicopter tour offers unparalleled views of the magnificent Haleakala Crater, the vibrant and lush East Maui rainforest, and the iconic Road to Hana. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of these natural wonders as you witness the majesty that awaits you.

Sunshine Helicopters Finds the Waterfalls

The Sunshine Helicopters Hana and Haleakala tour offers an extraordinary experience, taking passengers to some of the most awe-inspiring sights in Maui. On the slopes of Haleakala, you’ll witness the majesty of thundering waterfalls nourished by continuous upper-region rains. One of the incredible sights includes a waterfall that disappears into a tunnel, supplying water for agriculture and domestic purposes.

Moreover, you’ll be captivated by the grand sea arch in Hana and the sight of silver thread-like waterfalls gracefully descending mountainsides, seamlessly merging into streams that flow into the vast ocean. These remarkable activities showcase the beauty and wonder of nature in all its glory.

Customer Service is Key

To ensure an optimal experience, we highly recommend passengers to dress in dark, solid-colored attire. This helps minimize window reflections, which can potentially impact the quality of photos and videos taken during the journey. Don’t forget to bring your favorite pair of sunglasses! Additionally, you have the option to purchase a captivating live-action video capturing the boarding, flight, and landing moments. It serves as a wonderful keepsake to cherish the memories of this extraordinary adventure.

Choose Your Helicopter

The FX-Star Helicopter offers an unparalleled experience with its forward seating arrangement, providing a remarkable unobstructed 180-degree view from every seat. The back seats are designed to elevate like theater seating, ensuring an incredible viewing experience. With its smooth ride, comfortable interiors, and premium features such as air conditioning, leather seats, a digital music system, and noise-reducing headsets, the FX-Star guarantees a luxurious and enjoyable flight for its six guests and the pilot.

For those seeking an even more opulent journey, the Whisper Star is the epitome of luxury in helicopters. With its superior ride quality, quieter operation, enhanced visibility, plush leather seats, and ample legroom, the Whisper Star ensures a truly indulgent experience. Choose the FX-Star or the Whisper Star for an unforgettable helicopter adventure, where you can immerse yourself in the breathtaking views and revel in the impeccable comfort they offer.

First Class Seating

Sunshine Helicopters provides a distinctive seating arrangement that sets them apart. Unlike other Maui helicopter companies, they prioritize weight balance when assigning seats to guests. However, for those seeking an exceptional experience, passengers have the option to secure front-row seats for an additional fee.

This premium first-class seating guarantees an enhanced journey that is truly valuable and worth the investment.

Discover the unparalleled beauty of Maui with the Hana and Haleakala tour, a helicopter adventure offered by Sunshine Helicopters. Immerse yourself in an experience that will leave you in awe as you explore the breathtaking sights and wonders. Prepare for a journey that will take your breath away and let the activities themselves speak for their excellence.

Other Activity Options by Sunshine HelicoptersSunshine Helicopters – West Maui And Molokai – 45 MinutesSunshine Helicopters – West Maui And Molokai – 60 Minute FlightSunshine Helicopters – Circle Island – 60 Minutes

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Sunshine Helicopters FX-Regular Times and Rates

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Sunshine Helicopters Whisper Star Regular Times

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Kahului Heliport
GPS: Kahului Heliport, Hangar 107, Kahului, Hawaii 96732

Sunshine Helicopter Policies:
Max weight 240lb
Any comfort seat additional cost must be paid direct.
Any single passenger weighing 240lbs or more on the FX or 290lbs or more on the Whisper Star will be required to purchase a comfort seat. The charge for a comfort seat is full retail rate.
FAA regulations require all passengers to be weighed at time of check-in.
Weight discrepancies are non-refundable

Weather-related cancellations by Sunshine Helicopters are 100% refundable.

Days Available:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Times:
8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm

Check-in 30 minutes prior to event time.

Maui Tickets For Less Cancelation Policy:
A 72 hours notice is required for a refund. Only exception is a note from a local doctor.
No-shows” will be charged full.

 

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Sunshine Helicopters
4.6
Based on 168 reviews
Sunshine Helicopters
4.6
Based on 214 reviews
We took a tour of the island with Sunshine and it was amazing. Everyone at Sunshine was just great. It was an experience we'll never forget. Thank ya'll...
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
If you are on the fence about doing this...GO FOR IT! Andy was a incredible pilot and made sure everyone on board had a great time and that everyone got to...
Jeff H.
Jeff H.
Great experience, stunning views, awesome team.Everything went smooth and on time.Pilot and ground crew were very professional.I have just couple...
Nemanja J.
Nemanja J.
Pilot was fun and staff was fast and efficient. if youre looking for something quick-ish before you need to be on your flight i would highly recommend.
David A.
David A.
Sooo amazing! my tour guide was super experienced and knowledgeable about the island. I felt super safe and in complete awe the whole time. So much beauty...
A. C.
A. C.
Fantastic trip! Beautiful way to see the island and pilot, John Song, was so awesome. He knows everything about the island and made tge trip so relaxing....
Karen A.
Karen A.
This was the best way to see the island! Our driver, Brian, was very informative and friendly. The pilot, Eric, gave us the best experience of our vacation....
Nancy B.
Nancy B.
Would highly recommend Sunshine Helicopters in Maui! We were welcomed by Louann who was friendly and knowledgeable. We did the Maui/Molokai Deluxe Tour and...
John K.
John K.
Had a 5 star experience with Sunshine Helicopters.Luan our driver picked us up from our hotel to take us to the hilo pad. Eric our pilot was amazing. My...
Boogie W.
Boogie W.
what an amazing experience!!the staff was amazing and John our pilot very very good about making sure we saw everything and he was very...
Tammy B.
Tammy B.
This was a blast! Pilot was very knowledgeable and I felt very safe considering I am afraid of heights. We got such a great tour!
Nikki M.
Nikki M.
My friend and I had such a great experience with pilot Chrissy (five stars) and the Sunshine ground crew that I sent my mother and her partner the next...
Jennifer K.
Jennifer K.
Nothing beats seeing Maui from a birds eye view. We definitely recommend anyone who wants to see the whole island to go on this tour.
Michelle S.
Michelle S.
Amazing experience!! John was an amazing pilot who told us a lot about the islands. Would 100% recommend to everyone, well worth it!!
Eric L.
Eric L.
Our pilot John was great with amazing facts! The staff are super friendly 100% recommend!
Marie A.
Marie A.
We flew with John and he was a really good pilot!! We got to see a lot of waterfalls and different valleys that he pointed out :))
Mirna Q.
Mirna Q.
Amazing expert pilot. I love the company and their team that treated us great.
Sam M.
Sam M.
This experience was amazing . Very adventurous and fun !! The pilot and staff was very nice and patient . I will definitely do this again !!!
Airreonie C.
Airreonie C.
Thank you Sunshine helicopters for making the experience a smooth and fun ride, will definitely recommend to family and friends... Absolutely worth it !!!
Brenda D.
Brenda D.
Great service and the flight was amazing! The entire crew was on point from start to finish! Great experience.
Hector T.
Hector T.
Our pilot was amazing. She took us into places we never would have been. Amazing. I recommend Sunshine Helicopters 100%
Lucinda D.
Lucinda D.
Christina was our amazing pilot today... She was a wealth of information and took us to places that you will not be able to see from any other platform......
Shane D.
Shane D.
We arrived Maui two days ago & immediately planned to explore Maui in the the shortest time so we took a helicopter tour that was the most recommended &...
Sawsan A.
Sawsan A.
We enjoyed our flight very much! We took the Whisper flight. Spencer was our pilot and he was very knowledgeable & asked often if everyone was ok &...
Jeniffer M.
Jeniffer M.
amazing want to do it again Professional staff and well organized Pilot is very informative
Niyomi N.
Niyomi N.
Ten out of ten. Everyone must try this experience at least once. Amazing crew and such a fun and informative tour. It's a unique way to see Maui and the...
micayla M.
micayla M.
Props to the pilot! She was amazing and informative. She helped me feel comfortable during the entire ride. Over all, good experience.
Denise M.
Denise M.
What an experience! I was terrified before we got on the helicopter, but as soon as we took off I was totally at ease. We got to see the island from a...
Kate P.
Kate P.
Thanks Sunshine Helicopters for a spectacular experience. Stunning views of Moloka'i and West Maui. A special shoutout to Justice for her friendly...
Vinita S.
Vinita S.
Awesome ride!! If you're coming to Maui, definitely see the island using the helicopter. Staff was awesome and very friendly.
Ashleigh R.
Ashleigh R.
So cool! It's a live tour of the islands and the coastal waves up close with waterfalls in between valleys. Love the view and different perspective of...
Tiffany D.
Tiffany D.
Had a great time! We were a little nervous at first but Spencer made us comfortable and delivered a smooth but exciting ride. Would definitely recommend...
Karl V.
Karl V.
The flight was amazing, Carlos flew over the Jurassic movie scene and he was very friendly. Would definitely recommend, but please come straight to this...
Mayan J.
Mayan J.
The view it's amazing it is totally worth it, I had such an amazing time the whole crew were nice and Carlos our pilot was wonderful and super friendly!!!!...
Michelle L.
Michelle L.
This was an amazing experience! We went for my birthday and it was my favorite experience of everything we did in Maui! I highly recommend!
shaynna W.
shaynna W.
Amazing. ! Staff and Spencer were great! Felt so welcome! Thank you so much!!! Deff recommended!
Karen A.
Karen A.
Amazing tour UNREAL !!! Amazing and breathtaking. Great and professional pilot, and friendly staff. Pilot had lots of cool and interesting facts!!...
Ruth F.
Ruth F.
Spencer is the cutest pilot, very nice and great driver! The trip was so nice, we wish it had been longer. It's a must do while in Maui!Austin was the...
Marcela M.
Marcela M.
Carlos did a great job explaining things as we went. Kids enjoyed it and a nervous wife that didn't want to go ended up really enjoying it!!
Cory D.
Cory D.
Totally afraid of flying! This was the most amazing thing we ever did for a family trip!
Venus M.
Venus M.
This was my first experience riding in a helicopter, and wow! The experience is amazing and I am not sure there is any other helicopter tours that would...
Sandy L.
Sandy L.
Such a great company. Everyone in the office is really nice and helpful. The pilot, Spencer, was super informative and had a lot of knowledge about the...
Francisco G.
Francisco G.
We had an amazing experience. All our nerves were calmed within a minute of leaving the ground. The views and the smooth ride along with our very competent...
Jodi F.
Jodi F.
My family and i flew with sunshine helicopter. we had an amazing experience, the cost was nothing compare to everything we saw. Carlos our pilot was a great...
Lupita R.
Lupita R.
Trip of a life time. Our tour guide Carlos was amazing. We saw Hawaii in a special way
Lisa F.
Lisa F.
Carlos was amazing and very knowledgeable about the islands. His piloting is amazing and flight was very smooth. Everyone at sunshine helicopter was amazing...
David H.
David H.
Staff was friendly and the pilot Carlos was amazing!The views of Molokai were spectacular.
Kevin P.
Kevin P.
Simply amazing! Can't say enough about Sunshine Helicopter and Carlos who was our pilot! Will do it again for sure
Chris P.
Chris P.
Super friendly and chipper staff. Spencer was a great pilot with a fun dry sense of humor and lots of facts to share in narration. The flight is decently...
Tatyana S.
Tatyana S.
Sunshine helicopters were so professional and attentive. Carlos made sure everyone on the flight was able to see the all the attractions. His calm smoothing...
Alma A.
Alma A.
Awesome. Glad I did this. Uncle John was soo cool the views are amazing. I did this on a when. So out of my norm...
Debbie P.
Debbie P.
Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. The helicopter trip was amazing! Definitely recommend!
Lara S.
Lara S.
Amazing place!!! The people are so nice and so very helpful. 10/10 would recommend to anyone in Maui, Hawaii. Try to Carlos if you can he's a great pilot...
Katie B.
Katie B.
This was a great experience. The pilot made it even a better experience with his commentary. Would do it again.
Troy P.
Troy P.
It was an amazing experience. I enjoyed it and Spencer our pilot was amazing. I will come back for the longed tour
America Allisson P.
America Allisson P.
Awesome tour with Carlos! So beautiful and picturesque. Would highly recommend this tour over Maui and Molokai!
A T.
A T.
Went for a thrilling helicopter flight to Molokai & parts of the western coast with our fantastic pilot, Carlos! Carlos explained so many aspects of the...
Kathleen W.
Kathleen W.
Fantastic experience! The ground crew was very pleasant and we loved our pilot. Saw all of the amazing sights of Maui and Molokai. Would definitely recommend!
Nick O.
Nick O.
Taking a helicopter ride with Sunshine Helicopters is a must during your Maui vacation!!! The west Maui tour takes you to areas unaccessible by car or boat...
Tammy G.
Tammy G.
We had Carlos for a 50 min tour. I was definitely nervous and worried I might throw up. But the calming music and the calm pilot were perfect! I'd say only...
Teri O.
Teri O.
A truly amazing, mind-blowing experience! Carlos was a great pilot, guide and overall calming presence for novice flyers like us. I've been to Maui many...
Andrew K.
Andrew K.
What an amazing experience! I was a little nervous as this was my first time in a helicopter. Carlos was the best pilot such a smooth comfortable flight....
Sarah B.
Sarah B.
Great friendly staff! Great pilot! The flight was smooth, beautiful and fun! A must when In Maui! The views were so amazing! The pilot was very informative...
Sonia P.
Sonia P.
Had an amazing flight with Drew. The ground crew was awesome too. We went on the Molokai flight and saw some breathtaking views.
Doug B.
Doug B.
I have flown on various helicopter companies tours and Sunshine is by far one of my favorites. Pilot and crew where very friendly and informative. If you...
Rafael P.
Rafael P.
Such a fun, exciting experience. My wife was very unsure of doing a helicopter ride and felt very safe and comfortable. Highly recommend.
Dennis J.
Dennis J.
The ride of the Molokai was awesome. Being able to watch the waterfall and the terrain from that elevation was pretty cool. The crew was very prom...
Harini K.
Harini K.
It was off the charts. We thought so safe while on the adventure of a lifetime. They were so professional and the helicopter was beyond clean, and we...
Kate F.
Kate F.
Have to say this was the highlight of my trip! My first time in a helicopter and the pilot Carlos and all the employees made us feel welcome, safe and...
Regina B.
Regina B.
Awesome tour! Drew was great and knew a ton about Maui since he grew up here. Everything was super smooth and organized. This is a Maui must!
Erik S.
Erik S.
Amazing! Drew was our pilot and he was sooo knowledgeable. He grew up on yeh island and had sooo many good things to show us and Info. He didn't make us air...
Alyssa B.
Alyssa B.
Easy to get to the hanger. The check-in staff were very friendly and made us feel comfortable as we prepared for our tour.Uncle John was our pilot. He...
Craig T.
Craig T.
Everyone was very friendly, professional, and accommodating. My husband is a quadriplegic and they helped make his flight memorable. He can't wait to do it...
Aileen M.
Aileen M.
I absolutely loved this experience!! It was the highlight of my trip. I would've traded all the excursions just to do this one. Drew was our pilot, he grew...
Brandi W.
Brandi W.
We had a great experience on our tour of Maui. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. We would recommend everyone checks out one of the tours offered...
Jessica B.
Jessica B.
A must try when visiting for the first time. The pilots are very knowledgeable and experienced. Very smooth flight and amazing views. A+++++
Ilya P.
Ilya P.
We booked a one hour air tour of Maui and was forced to reschedule due to weather. When we returned for our 2nd try we were able to go on the tour we...
Terre C.
Terre C.
Chris our pilot was very informative about the island. Saw whales breach out of the water. Gorgeous waterfalls and the coral reef along Maliki. It was awesome.
David B.
David B.
Loved the helicopter tour over Maui. Chris our pilot was very nice and informative. All the staff was super and did everything to make us feel comfortable....
Melinda P.
Melinda P.
Great experience! Pilot was interactive. Reasonably priced photos and flight videos. Friendly staff.
Jessica G
Jessica G
Great sky adventure. We did the Moloka'i helicopter tour and saw Hawaii's tallest waterfalls from the sky. We went at the end of December and were able to...
Lillian L.
Lillian L.
Excellent pilot. Very informative. Spacious smooth flying helicopter. Gets you right up close to the canyon walls to see the water falls.
Curtis S.
Curtis S.
The ride was thrilling. There is nothing like flying high over Maui and being at the top of the mountains looking down at the ocean. If you get airsick, take something before you go. Fantastic experience!
Cindi K.
Cindi K.
Had an amazing time, great views and such an experience flying over the island. We were able to see waterfalls that weren't accessible to us any other way,...
Matt H.
Matt H.
Amazing experience: we went on a 45min flight with Matt the pilot who was very knowledgeable and accommodating, the helicopter was very comfortable, the...
Mike A.
Mike A.
Well worth the price. Can't wait to do it again. Matt and all the crew make you comfortable. Matt took us into all the canyons to see waterfalls. He flew over the coral reef and looked for turtles. Our picture in front of the helicopter is going into a frame. This is a must do experience.
Dena Stevens C.
Dena Stevens C.
Awesome experience. We had Cody as our pilot. The flight was breath taking. He highlighted many of the spots to see, wish he spoke more, but overall it was well worth it.
michael B.
michael B.
Great experience from start to finish! The crew was welcoming and thorough with their safety briefing. The pilot was skilled, knowledgeable and made sure we had an amazing tour!
Naomi E.
Naomi E.
Definitely check out Sunshine Helicopters for an unforgettable tour around Maui! I was in a middle seat with 6 other passengers, including the pilot, and...
Emily H.
Emily H.
This was such an amazing experience. Highly recommend doing this if you're visiting. Tim, our pilot was very nice and informative throughout the whole trip.
James F.
James F.
My first time in a helicopter and was in awe of the beautiful views. We saw magnificent waterfalls, flew through valleys, over the water out towards...
Lyn C.
Lyn C.
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