You will start this awesome helicopter flight by enjoying spectacular views of the Haleakala Crater, Maui’s sleeping volcano. You will then travel through the luscious green rain forest of Hana. At over 180 square miles, the Hana rain forest is the largest in our nation and filled with beautiful waterfalls!
The flight then travels along the rugged shoreline of Northeast Maui, including Ho’okipa and Old Paia Town before returning to the Kahului heliport. Most of the beauty of Maui can only be seen from the air!
Helicopter Tour Highlights
- See both Haleakala Crater and Hana in less than an hour
- Exploring Maui by sky to see what few get to experience
- Fly with Air Maui, a reputable company with exceptional safety record
- Possibly the best thing you could do in Hawaii
- Upgrade to the best views with a front seat for just $50 p/person (Max. 2 seats p/flight)
- On board video cameras to document your flight (optional additional $50 purchase after flight)
Flying with Air Maui
The Air Maui Experience begins long before you board a helicopter. When you first step into their terminal at Kahului Heliport, you know you’re among friends. You will be welcomed by a professional staff who greets every passenger and personally assists with check-in. As you flight is prepared, relax in a comfortable terminal or browse through the retail shop, which features genuine Air Maui clothing and souvenirs.
Air Maui pilots are experienced professionals with thousands of hours of flight time, and are trained to the demanding standards of Steve Egger, Air Maui’s owner and Chief Pilot.
Being the best is just the first step; Air Maui pilots must also excel at being your personal guide, entertaining and informing you about Maui’s history, geology, flora and fauna as you soar above fantastic landscapes.
Quality and safety Make a BIG Difference! In aviation, quality and safety are paramount. At Air Maui, the proof is in their record: over ten years of perfect safety. That’s not luck – it’s the combined commitment of professional pilots and top-notch aircraft maintenance personnel.
At each day’s end, an entirely new crew takes charge of the aircraft. Air Maui’s FAA-certified and factory-trained mechanics inspect and maintain their helicopters to ensure that every component, every system, meets the highest standards of safety and quality. Air Maui’s standards are simple: “If it’s not perfect, it doesn’t fly.”
Front Seat Upgrade
A front seat upgrade is available for up to 2 passengers per flight. To qualify, both passengers’ combined weight may not exceed 380 lbs.
About Your Helicopter
You will fly on an A-Star AS350, configured with several windows and seating for 6. All passengers will have great views from their seats. Back seats are higher than front seats for optimum visibility for all.
Photos and Videos of Your Helicopter Tour
Air Maui’s A-Star helicopters are mounted with 4 Video Cameras (3 outside and 1 inside) which will be capturing not only the scenes of your flight, but your pilot’s narration and the stereo sound music played during your flight. Don’t worry about capturing everything you’re seeing … allow yourself to soak in the views, and take home a video of your tour that will capture your amazing memories to share again and again.
DVD’s of your flight are available for purchase and payable directly to Air Maui, after your flight at a cost of:
- $40 when paid by cash
- $52.03 when paid by credit card
A pre-boarding photo is also available for $20. Or you can take both the photo and DVD for $50 cash or $67 by credit card.