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icon1 hour 15 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Drink in the lush beauty of Maui’s Hana Rainforest and northern shores from the air on a scenic helicopter flight, including a stop at the Wailua Valley. Glide over the jungle-clad north coast, passing beauty spots like the ‘Jaws’ surf break beach and Jurassic Rock. Then, land in an untouched spot in the verdant Wailua Valley, stepping out to explore the tropical vegetation and admire views over waterfalls and canyons before your return flight.
  • Hana Rainforest helicopter flight and landing from Maui
  • Soar over Maui’s lush north coast and Hana Rainforest by ECO-130 helicopter
  • See beauty spots like Paia, Hookipa, and the ‘Jaws’ surf break beach
  • Fly above the ‘Road to Hana’ and Jurassic Rock immortalized in the movie 'Jurassic Park'
  • Land at a former 'taro' vegetable plantation in the untouched Wailua Valley
  • Explore the lush vegetation and enjoy panoramic views of waterfalls and canyons
  • Live pilot commentary included
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40-minute helicopter flight
30-minute landing
Live commentary
All taxes and fees
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

Airport Rd, Kahului, HI 96732, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Book your selected flight time, travel independently to Maui’s Kahului Airport, and check in for your flight. Then, meet your pilot and any other passengers—your ECO-130 helicopter carries a maximum of seven—before boarding.

Sit back into your comfortable seat, and after a safety briefing, ascend into the skies above Maui for your flight. Then, gaze through the windows and drink in the aerial views as your pilot provides live commentary on the sights and shares intriguing facts about the island’s geology, nature, and history.

Fly along Maui’s northern coast, gazing down at rugged sea cliffs and waterfalls, swoop over beauty spots such as Paia, Hookipa, Haiku, and Pe’ahi, famous for its huge surfing break known as ‘Jaws’.

Soar over the winding coastal route of the ‘Road to Hana,’ and capture photos of Keopuka Rock, nicknamed ‘Jurassic Rock’ for featuring in the opening credits of the 1993 movie, Jurassic Park.

Then, whirr over the dense jungle and descend into the Hana rainforest, touching down near a former taro (yam-like root vegetable) farm in the untouched Wailua Valley.

Here, hop out and enjoy time to explore the paradise-like landscapes, awash with coconut trees, banana groves, and wildflowers, and commanding panoramic views over tumbling waterfalls and deep green canyons.

As you walk, listen as your pilot shares information about the area, learning how only a few people have walked here as its remains largely unexplored.

When it’s time, board your helicopter and enjoy the return flight back to the heliport. Your trip then finishes when you disembark and bid farewell to your pilot.

Please note: Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Hana Rainforest
Your Hana Rainforest adventure begins after check-in at the Kahalui airport where you'll meet your pilot and board your ECO-130 helicopter.
Pass By:  
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
As you fly along Maui’s North Coast, you'll enjoy views of breathtaking sea cliffs and cascading waterfalls on your 40-minute round-trip helicopter flight. Your pilot will point out popular points of interest from above such as Paia, Hookipa, Haiku and the famous surf destination – JAWS. You'll also see the 'Road to Hana' and the iconic Jurassic Rock before your exclusive landing destination deep in the Hawaiian rainforest.
Stop At:  
Wailua Valley State Wayside Park
Your helicopter will descend and land for 30-minutes of exploration on a former taro plantation in the Wailua Valley. Traverse the lush vegetation including banana, coconut and wild flowers and indulge in scenic panoramic views as you are surrounded by canyons and waterfalls. Your pilot will provide extensive knowledge of the land which very few people have ever stepped foot on. Please note: Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication; if, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 300 lbs (136 kg or 21 stone) will be required to purchase an additional seat; this is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
  • The total weight of the helicopter cannot exceed 1,140 lbs (518 kg)
  • There is a maximum capacity of 7 people per helicopter, plus your pilot
  • Per FAA regulations, all passengers 18 years and older will be required to show photo ID such as a driver's license or passport at the time of check-in
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Maverick Helicopters Maui

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.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui.
Q:
Is there a minimum age to fly on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
No, children under the age of two with valid paperwork are considered lap children and fly at no cost.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can a child fly without an accompanying adult on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Children 16 years and under require an adult to accompany them.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can my child sit on my lap during the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Children under the age of 2 years old are considered a lap child by the FAA.
Feb 2021
Q:
Do you accommodate seating requests on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
We can take the request but cannot guarantee specific seating as all seats are determined by the weight and balance of the helicopter.
Feb 2021
Q:
What type of aircraft do you use for the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Our flights use EC130 helicopters by Airbus Helicopters.
Feb 2021
Q:
What is the helicopter capacity on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Our helicopters can accommodate up to 6-7 passengers.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can I arrange a private helicopter for just my party on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Yes, you would just need to purchase all of the seats in the helicopter.
Feb 2021
Q:
What do I need to bring with me for the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Guests over 18 must bring valid photo identification for check-in. Cameras are highly recommended, as well as sunglasses.
Feb 2021
Q:
Do I need a photo ID for the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Yes, a Government issued ID is required at check-in.
Feb 2021
Q:
What happens if there is bad weather for the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
If weather is a factor & we need to cancel, we do our best to reschedule your flight. If a reschedule isn't possible, a full refund is issued. Our pilots make the determination on the safety of the flight and the guests' experience regarding weather.
Feb 2021
Q:
How should I dress for the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
It depends on the weather and the time of day. We suggest comfortable clothing and all guests must wear shoes.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can I take pictures with the helicopter before/after the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
We take your picture with the helicopter and the pilot before departure. Afterward, we encourage you to take as many photos as possible.
Feb 2021
Q:
Are there any special considerations for pregnant women on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
No, but consult a doctor if you are in your last trimester.
Feb 2021
Q:
Is there parking near the terminal for self-driving customers on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing?
A:
Yes, there is parking at no cost for self-drive customers.
Feb 2021
Q:
Do you do anything to celebrate any special occasions on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
We do not have any special packages but can always try to accommodate requests.
Feb 2021
Q:
What happens if I am over the weight limit at check-in for the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
We take all weights at the time of booking to prevent this but if a guest's weight is over we will do our best to accommodate. If we cannot move things around we will have to cancel the reservation.
Feb 2021
Q:
May I bring food/drink on board with me for the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Only bottled water is permitted on the Helicopter.
Feb 2021
Q:
Should I eat before the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui or wait until afterward?
A:
That is totally up to you. We do offer snacks at our terminal and on several of the flight options we have.
Feb 2021
Q:
Can I bring my service animal on the Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui?
A:
Unfortunately, there are no service animals permitted on any of the helicopter flights.
Feb 2021

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Must do in Maui
Lindsey_A
, Jul 2021
It was amazing!!! It's a must do in Maui. We were scheduled for one day and it had to get canceled but they accommodated and made sure we were able to do while we were here.
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Spectacular views
Rachelle_R
, Jul 2021
Eddie provided a truly remarkable tour. Insightful and informative, Eddie’s goal to ensure we were all comfortable and enjoyed our flight was met without question. The views Eddie provided us of the amazing Molokai waterfalls will forever be in my mind. Amazing. Highly recommend.
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Aaron is the best pilot!
80sjenn
, Jul 2021
Aaron, our pilot, was absolutely the best! Super friendly and funny and told us a lot about the trees and plants that grow in the rainforest. My 18-year-old son and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip!!
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Worth the views
David_F
, Jul 2021
A must to see an aerial view of the island of Maui. Our pilot was well experienced, providing a smooth ride even in the high winds during the day. If you are in Maui this is a must do.
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The best helicopter tour
Steve_A
, Jul 2021
Couldn't be better. Best of the best. The rainforest landing and exploration was a real treat. Aaron, our pilot, was the great host. If you're looking for a great adventure, this is the one!
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AMAZING Adventure
Lisa
, Jun 2021
AMAZING adventure! The guide was engaging and informative. Worth the price especially with the stop in a secluded rain forest setting. We were able to pick exotic fruits to taste
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Do it!
Jennifer_S
, Jun 2021
The BEST! This ride was incredible…shore line, waterfalls and the rainforest! Maui is incredible as it is, but this experience was one for the books! Our guide answered all of our questions and was very nice~~
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Unforgettable experience. Highly recommended
Romina_L
, Jun 2021
The most exciting was to enter The Valley. We landed there while it was raining. We enjoyed the beautiful landscape for 30 minutes. It was simply amazing!
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Great trip
Matthew_S
, Jun 2021
Tone was the best. The trip and landing were amazing. My daughters and I loved our first helicopter trip.
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Amazing, worth every penny
Jennifer_Z
, Jun 2021
Amazing, worth every penny! I was hesitant to book this considering the price tag but so glad we did. Amazing experience, the landing was the best part. The pilot was knowledgeable and fun. The views from the helicopter were spectacular. No better way to do Hana.
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