West Maui is home to one of the wettest places on earth. Weather permitting, highlights include: the “Wall of Tears” with over 17 waterfalls flowing at once; Maui’s tallest waterfall, Honokohau Falls, with over 1,100 foot drop.
View the resorts of Kaanapali and Kapalua. Soar above Hawaii’s tallest waterfalls (including the 1,750 foot Kahiwa Falls) along Molokai’s remote and isolated north shore. Gigantic sea cliffs, the tallest in the world will awe you. Discover Halawa Valley with two large and beautiful waterfalls flowing down the mountains. Molokai’s Kalaupapa Peninsula, which for years has been home to people suffering from Hansen’s disease (leprosy) and see Father Damien’s monument.
Helicopter Tour Highlights
- Explore the rugged West Maui Mountains, mostly unaccessible by car or foot
- See the remote island of Molokai
- Fly into “Jurrasic Park”
- Experience the tallest Sea Cliffs in the world: 3000 Feet!
- 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 (Must purchase both seats)
- On board video cameras to document your flight (optional additional cost 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.
You may purchase a Air Maui Media Package, which includes the digital video of your actual flight and a digital photo on a USB thumb drive as well as a printed photo in an Air Maui frame.
- $60 when paid by cash
- $75 when paid by credit card
Air Maui charges a fuel surcharge on every seat which is calculated as 25% of the RETAIL COST of the tour. This surcharge will be added to the advertised price at check-out.