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Maui Downhill Self-paced Bike Tour

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Paia, United States
Maui Downhill Self-paced Bike Tour
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icon2 to 4 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

The massive gray cone of the Haleakala volcano looms over the Hawaiian island of Maui. This tour brings you to the mountain’s peak to cycle down its slopes. The tour is self-guided, so you’ll take the 26-mile trip at your own pace. Along the way, you’ll pass Haleakala Ranch, Kula, and Makawao, and finish at the tour office in Paia.
  • Cycle 26-miles down the slopes of Haleakala volcano on Maui
  • Go at your own pace, stopping at highlights along the way
  • Windbreaker, helmet, and bike included
  • Snacks and bottled water provided
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Snacks
Use of Sportswear windbreaker jacket and gloves
Use of helmet and Worksman Downhill chrome cruiser bike
Pre-Qualification Guidelines for Bike ride
Backpack or you can bring your own
Rain suite if needed
Beverages available for purchase
Free parking for MMC guests
Assistance for any reason is just minutes away
Gratuities

Departure Point

381 Baldwin Ave, Paia, HI 96779, USA

Departure Time

8:15 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 12 years old
  • Maximum weight approx. 240lbs.
  • Minimum height 4′ 10″
  • Not recommended for anyone with respiratory conditions, shortness of breath that require an inhaler or doctors care within last six months
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for anyone with prosthetic device not successfully used in bicycle riding within last thirty days
  • Not recommended for anyone with blood related disorders i.e diabetes, clotting medications, rare blood type, carrier of blood borne transmittable disease
  • Not recommended for anyone with any form of ataxia/vertigo within last six months
  • Not recommended for anyone with loss of consciousness or fainting within last six months
  • Not recommended for anyone with head trauma within last year or doctors care within last six months
  • Not recommended for anyone taking mood altering or stabilizing prescribed medications
  • Not recommended for anyone taking OTC medications with warnings of drowsiness
  • Not recommended for anyone who has used recreational drugs legal and or illegal within last 48 hours
  • Not recommended for anyone who has ingested alcohol within last 8 hours
  • Not recommended for anyone who has had broken bones within last six months
  • Not recommended for anyone who has had spinal injury within last year
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Maui Mountain Cruisers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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  • "The ride was easy, but remember a light jacket for the first part of the ride." See review

Reviews

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24 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-4
Super fun day!
Lucci_G
, Jul 2021
We had a great time! Our tour guide was very nice and gave us a lot of information! Just a warning in case you are hyper sensitive about Covid restrictions. Our tour guide was more comfortable with non-mask wearing which was outside our comfort zone. So he was perfectly fine with not wearing a mask in an enclosed van with at least 9 people. I asked him to wear a mask and he obliged with kindness and did it quickly no problem at all. I really appreciated that and only point out that he was easily willing to make his clients feel comfortable and it made for a very pleasant experience. However, if you are someone comfortable with speaking up then I share this so you are aware.
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star-2
Bare bones and worn bike ride
Jason_R
, Jul 2021
Crappy van with poor A/C. Beat up bikes with squealing, barely functional brakes. Crammed 13 people from three different families into one van with marginal ac.
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star-5
Downhill fun.
William_C
, Jul 2021
John was great! We had a blast. Great views and an exciting ride down. John was very informative and helpful.
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star-2
Not safe. Don’t book.
Paige
, Jul 2021
Not safe. Bald tires. 2 out of 3 in my family had flat tires while riding. I witnessed at least 1 other rider trade his bike in for another one and then go back to the first one because it was better than the new one he got. We saw several other groups with much newer bikes with safer conditions. Only reason this gets 2 stars is that the guide stayed close in the van and switched the bikes out quickly when we had the flats. He was very nice. We booked this despite all the bad reviews because it was all that was available. Getting up to 26 miles and then seeing our bikes (especially compared to other groups) was just scary! This owner is putting peoples lives in danger.
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star-1
Absolutely the worst
Craig_P
, Jul 2021
Two in our group couldn’t even ride due to the poor condition of the equipment. Out of 14 bikes, only 8 had brakes that worked. Two people who were not part of our group ended up taking a tour with another bike company once we got to the drop off point on Haleakala due to safety concerns while two in our group opted not to ride at all. No mention from the tour operator joe they are going to refund our money for that, still. Had it not been for the friendliness of the driver, I’d say this was the worst travel experience of my life.
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star-5
Great experience
Jack_S
, Jun 2021
Great experience. Tour operator Louie was awesome. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to bike Haleakala.
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star-4
Good experience at reasonable price.
James_P
, Jun 2021
Overall was good; Louis was great! The bikes and equipment could use a little upgrade or attention. A lot of squeaking and wobbles. Some handgrips were torn and could use replacement for safety.
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star-3
Great scenery
Tanya_P
, Jun 2021
The view was great. The bikes and helmets were a bit old and worn. My breaks squeaked all the way down. I would pay a little extra to have better bikes and gear.
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star-5
Coast down a volcano!
John_H
, Jun 2021
Thrilling experience. Enjoyable ride to the top, good equipment, optional rain gear available. Highly recommend!
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star-1
Do your Research Before Choosing this Company
Lisa_M
, Jun 2021
We have had many tours/experiences with Viator and every single one of them has been fantastic. But.... this experience was not one I would every do again or recommend. The guide was brash and did not think twice about throwing out curse words throughout the conversation. I am not a prude and can curse myself, but would never do it in front of a customer. The van that took us up to the drop off point was dirty, smelled bad, and the air conditioning vents were completely gone. The bikes were rusty, my husbands back wheel rubbed the entire time, they really were not safe to ride. We did not ask the guide for any help with bike adjustments, but I observed him telling another guest, "If it doesn't squeak it ain't worth it" then was unable to move her seat to the proper height for her. Overall the level of service and products that this company provides is substandard. We have experienced much more professionalism with other companies.
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