50 Minutes
Kahului, Maui
Available 9:00am to 2:30pm
Tour Times

UPDATED 2022: Description of activity subject to change without notice due to new limitations and updated capacities. Thank you.


  • Availability: Daily
  • Tour Times: Available between 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM
  • Duration: 50 Minutes

A beautiful aerial exploration of the most popular sights in Maui
Discover some of East Maui’s most unique sights on the Hana and Haleakala helicopter tour. Soar thousands of feet above the immense, moon-like crater of Mt. Haleakala—the world’s largest dormant volcano! Gaze down at the beautiful Hana Rainforest Preserve on your way to the famous Seven Pools of Oheo Gulch, where bamboo trees line the forest and dozens of waterfalls cascade into the tiered pools below.

From the Alpine-like vistas of upcountry to the lush landscape of the Hana Rainforest Preserve and the rugged beauty of the East Maui shoreline, this Maui helicopter tour will be nothing short of thrilling!

Tour Features:

  • Volcano 
  • Tropical Rainforests 
  • Cascading Waterfalls 
  • Lush Valleys 
  • Coastline


  • Wear solid dark-colored clothing. Our helicopters are temperature controlled so dress comfortably but wear dark clothing. This will cause less reflection in the windows to allow a clear view of all the sights.
  • If you are particularly prone to motion sickness, taking a precautionary anti-motion sickness medication is a good idea. However, our flights are very smooth and turns are slow and gentle.
  • Bring your camera or cell phone (on airplane mode) to take photos and video of your tour.


  • Hats are not allowed to be worn around the helicopters as they can fly up into the rotors and damage the aircraft. We will be happy to hold any hats for you until you return from your tour.
  • Do not go SCUBA diving within 24 hours or SNUBA 12 hours prior to your tour. You may snorkel or swim prior to your tour and there is no risk in SCUBA or SNUBA after your helicopter tour.
  • FAA regulations require us to weigh all guests and bags at check-in. We do this discreetly for your privacy. Please be accurate as possible when providing weight information.
  • For each guest weighing more than 240 pounds, an adjacent empty seat purchase is required. The charge for an adjacent empty seat is 50% off of the regular tour price. This open seat ensures the comfort for you and all of our guests on your flight.
  • Seating for parties of more than 6, or weighing a combined 1000lbs, will be seated across multiple aircrafts. Please provide accurate body weights as our ability to execute tours depends on this.
  • Front Row Seating Policy: Combined front row seat weight must be under 470 lbs for Eco-Star tours and individual passenger weights must be under 240 lbs. Should actual weights during check-in exceed any of these limits guests will be accommodated in other seats and a refund will be made for the premium upgrade fee. Front row passengers must occupy their own seats and must be able to refrain from interfering with the pilot and instrumentation. At least one of the front seat occupants must be 15 years of age or older and capable of performing emergency aircraft egress procedures. Lap children cannot be accommodated in the front row. In the event of an emergency front row passengers must be able to receive instructions in English and be physically capable of operating exit doors.
  • Our chair lifts are able to accommodate passengers up to 250 lbs. and are only able to access the rear row of seats therefore guests requiring a chair lift to board the helicopter cannot be accommodated in the front row.
  • Blue Hawaiian Helicopters is a Part 135 On-Demand Air Carrier. Preferred times may be adjusted due to demand and availability. Flight departures are approximate and may change according to seasonality.
  • 4 guests minimum required to operate.

Location: Blue Hawaiian Helicopters
Address: 1 Lelepio Pl, Kahului, HI 96732
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/zHveYNSu8ZESUqb18

Parking: Available for $7 at the Kahului Heliport.

Check-in: Please check-in 45 minutes prior to your tour.

Activity Company: Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 3 reviews
April 8, 2019

My husband and I always travel to Hawaii for our Anniversary. We’ve visited, Oahu, Kauai and Big Island. This year was Maui’s turn. Our friend recommended the Hana/Haleakala tour and I am glad we took it!

April 8, 2019

The view of the Haleakala Crater is outstanding. What I like the most about this tour is that you get to see the beauty of the Hana Town. You have to take this if you want to take the most of the west part of Maui.

April 8, 2019

I took this tour 3 months ago during our first visit to Maui and I wanted a tour long enough and affordable enough to get the most out of the island. After some research, I found out that the reason why this tour is so popular is because it gives you precisely that. Make sure you really book in advance this tour because you will find it sold out if you try to book it within the same week.

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