Hana Helicopter Tour

When you’re visiting Hawaii, you mustn’t miss out on the chance to explore the serene town of Hana, located on the eastern coast of Maui. 

However, just like most of Hawaii, there are gems of Hana that are best explored via helicopter tours. 

You can choose from a wide variety of Hana helicopter tour ranging from 45-minute  helicopter tours to a 6-hour luxury tour of Hana with Limo and helicopter ride. 

Here is a detailed look at the Hana helicopter tours in Maui. 

Hana and Haleakala 45-Minute Helicopter Tour 

Get a bird’s eye view of east Maui with a Hana and Haleakala 45-Minute Helicopter Tour

This Hana helicopter tour takes you over the hidden gems of east Maui and the grand Haleakala crater. 

You will discover the beauty of hidden waterfalls and valleys only visible by air. 

The tour includes a personal guide and narration to touch upon the history of the beautiful views you will witness.

On landing at Kahului heliport, you can purchase a USB with flight footage for an extra fee. It includes Hawaiian music and onboard narration.

Tour duration: 45 minutes 

Meeting point

108 Lelepio Pl, Kahului, HI 96732, USA

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Ending point

The activity ends at the meeting point.

What to expect (Pass by)

Your Hana and Haleakala helicopter tour will start at Kahului Heliport and end there. 

This Maui helicopter tour includes an A-star helicopter with six forward-facing seats. 

Each passenger in this air-conditioned helicopter gets 180-degree views of the surroundings. 

On this Hana helicopter tour, you will pass by some of the most beautiful sights of east Maui, such as:

Haleakala National Park (The stunning national park in Maui preserving and showing the abundance of natural beauty in Hawaii)

Pipiwai Trail (A popular hiking trail in Maui that leads to the famous Waimoku Falls.)

Haleakala Crater (One of the largest volcanic craters in the world, located in Haleakala National Park in Maui)

Road to Hana (A scenic drive along the northeastern coastline of Maui)

Upper Waikani Falls (Also known as the Three Bears Falls, they are one of the many natural wonders adding charm to the Road to Hana)

Tour Price

Adult ticket (2 to 100 years): $277

Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6

Start time (as per preference)

Morning Departure: 7 am to 12 pm

Afternoon Departure: 12 pm to 4 pm 

Tour includes:

  • A 45-minute helicopter ride over East Maui 
  • On tour narration 
  • Professional guide

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours (unless booked within 3 days of travel), subject to availability. 
  • Weight restrictions apply due to FAA regulations, with all passengers weighed at check-in. Passengers weighing 240 lbs or more or couples with a combined weight of 420 lbs must purchase an additional seat. 
  • Dark clothing is recommended for better photos during the tour. You can read more for clothing recommendations
  • Accurate body weight must be advised at the time of booking and underrepresentation may result in cancellation with no refund. 
  • Flight routes and sights may vary due to weather. 
  • Infants under 24 months must sit on an adult’s lap. Contact Air Maui if you are bringing an infant. Infants over 24 months must have their own paid seat. 
  • Not wheelchair accessible. 
  • The helicopter is a shared cabin of 6 passengers and one pilot. Maximum of 6 travelers. 
  • Please contact Air Maui for check-in and departure time 72 hours before your flight.
  • A full refund is possible by canceling the experience at least 24 hours before.

Tour Operator: Air Maui Helicopters

Hana Rainforest Helicopter Flight with Landing from Maui

Experience the joy of flying over the beautiful island of Maui with this helicopter tour of Hana

This tour lets you get a bird’s eye view of Hana and experience the beauty up close. 

With a 30-minute stop at Wailua Valley State Wayside Park, you can soak in the pleasantness surrounding you. 

Tour Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes (40-minute airtime)

Meeting Point 

108 Lelepio Pl, Kahului, HI 96732, USA

Get Directions 

Ending Point

The activity ends at the meeting point.

What to expect (Pass by and Stop)

ECO-130 helicopter will be your aircraft for this Hana helicopter tour and can accommodate upto seven passengers. 

Once you are done with the safety briefing, get ready to immerse yourself in the mesmerizing northern coast of Maui. 

Live commentary is the cherry on top of the already scenic extravaganza you get. 

When you buy this tour, you get a chance to pass over and stop at some of the most beautiful parts of northern Maui, such as:

Hana Rainforest (You’ll pass over the dense and verdant rainforest, considered one of the last pristine tropical rainforests in the United States.)

Road to Hana (This Hana helicopter tour will pass over the scenic coastal route of Hana and you will get a chance to look at the ‘Jurassic Rock.’)

Wailua Valley State Wayside Park (This tour will land and stop at the valley for 30 minutes. You can explore and get a closer look at the magical landscapes, waterfalls and canyons and the former taro plantation. Your pilot will guide you through the experience.)

After soaking in the valley views, you’ll board the helicopter for the return flight to the heliport. 

Tour Price

Adult ticket (12 to 99 years): $362

Minimum: 1, Maximum: 7

Child ticket (2 to 11 years): $362

Minimum: 0, Maximum: 7

Infant (0 to 1 year ): Free 

Minimum: 0, Maximum: 7

Tour includes:

  • 40-minute helicopter tour 
  • 30-minute landing at the valley 
  • Live commentary by pilot 
  • Taxes and fees 

Additional information

  • Confirmation at booking.
  • You can select the time of the tour at the time of booking.
  • Intoxicated passengers may be refused service, with no refund for canceled tours.
  • Passengers over 300 lbs(136kg) must purchase an additional seat directly from the operator.
  • Maximum weight of helicopter is 1,140 lbs, with a max capacity of 7 people and pilot.
  • Passengers 18+ must show a photo ID at check-in.
  • Not wheelchair accessible, but near public transport.
  • Infants must sit on laps; most travelers can participate.
  • If there is a change of plans, you must cancel the tour 24 hours before for full refund. The cancellation policy favors the customer. 

Tour Operator: Maverick Helicopters Maui 

Cliffside Landing 75-Minute Helicopter Tour

If you’re interested in more than aerial views, the Cliffside Landing 75-Minute Helicopter Tour is your perfect partner. 

This tour is best for travelers who want to combine the thrill of a helicopter ride with some ground exploration.

You’ll get down on a remote private cliffside between the tour. 

This Hana helicopter tour is excellent for couples planning a romantic getaway or for special occasions such as proposals. 

Once you’ve absorbed the views up close, you return to your return flight with equally splendid views.

Tour duration: 75 minutes 

Meeting point

108 Lelepio Pl, Kahului, HI 96732, USA

Get Directions

Ending point

The activity ends at the meeting point.

What to expect (Pass by and Stop)

On this Maui helicopter tour over Hana, you’ll get amazing views of Hana and Haleakala’s dense, mesmerizing jungle. You’ll pass over and stop at the most beautiful sights you can imagine, such as:

Haleakala crater( This tour takes you over the glorious southern Maui, giving you awe-inspiring views of beaches, cliffs and dense rainforest.)

Private cliffside(While on this Hana helicopter tour, the aircraft will land at a private cliffside where you can get a closer look at the beauty surrounding you. It is great for couples and someone planning a proposal.)

Hana(On your return to the airport, you’ll pass over the beautiful Hana rainforest and end your trip at the heliport)

Tour Price

Adult ticket (2 to 100 years): $375

Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6

Start time (as per preference)

Morning Departure: 7 am to 12 pm

Afternoon Departure: 12 pm to 4 pm 

Tour includes:

  • A helicopter ride over Hana and Haleakala
  • Stop at a private cliffside 
  • On tour narration 
  • Professional guide

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours (unless booked within 3 days of travel), subject to availability. 
  • Weight restrictions apply due to FAA regulations, with all passengers weighed at check-in. Passengers weighing 240 lbs or more or couples with a combined weight of 420 lbs must purchase an additional seat. 
  • Dark clothing is recommended for better photos during the tour. You can read more for clothing recommendations. 
  • Accurate body weight must be advised when booking, and underrepresentation may result in cancellation with no refund. 
  • Flight routes and sights may vary due to weather. 
  • Infants under 24 months must sit on an adult’s lap. Contact Air Maui if you are bringing an infant. Infants over 24 months must have their own paid seat. 
  • Not wheelchair accessible. 
  • The helicopter is a shared cabin of 6 passengers and one pilot. Maximum of 6 travelers. 
  • Please contact Air Maui for check-in and departure time 72 hours before your flight.
  • A full refund is possible by canceling the experience at least 24 hours before.

Tour Operator: Air Maui Helicopters

Hana Luxury Limo-Van Tour with Helicopter Flight Reverse

There is no better combination while you’re vacationing than one of comfort and adventure. 

This Maui tour of Hana provides you with just that. 

Travel in a luxurious Limo van on your sightseeing tour of Hana, making stops at multiple mesmerizing locations.

It allows you to get around, swim, eat delicious lunch and much more. 

On your way back, experience the best part with a helicopter ride that takes you over Hana, ending back at the Kahului heliport. 

Tour Duration: 6 hours (36-minute airtime)

Meeting Point 

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

1,Lelepio Pl, Kahului, HI 96732, USA

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Ending Point

The activity ends at the meeting point.

What to expect (Pass by and Stop)

This tour of Hana in Maui is full of luxurious experiences that will give you your buck’s worth. 

Limo van stops

Your tour will begin in a Limo van that will take some breaks during your scenic drive to explore the area, including Ke’anae, Wai’anapanapa State Park, and Waikani Falls, before arriving at the secluded beauty of Hana. 

Immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture and history, and capture photos of the stunning waterfalls and go for a refreshing swim.

Lunch stop 

You will savor a Pacific Rim lunch during a road trip stop.

It will feature fish, chicken, fresh tropical fruit, and more, served on elegant linen settings at a stunning beach. 

Helicopter tour 

On the way back, you’ll not retrace your steps by car and go for a 6-passenger, air-conditioned “A-Star” jet helicopter for a 36-minute aerial adventure

It will be above Maui’s stunning landscapes, including Haleakala Crater, hidden waterfalls, and a rugged coastline. 

There is stereo music and live narration, and your trip will conclude back at the Kahului Heliport.

Tour Price

Adult ticket (4 to 99 years): $549

Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6

Start time (as per preference)

Morning Departure: 7 am

Afternoon Departure: 11.15 am 

Tour includes:

  • Ultimate 6-hour luxury tour of the Road to Hana in a limo-van
  • A 3.5-hour drive with numerous stops
  • 36-minute Eco-Star helicopter flight with live commentary
  • Swim breaks
  • A delicious Pacific Rim cuisine lunch with ice-cold beverages 
  • Professional guide and driver certified by the state of Hawaii
  • The entrance fee to Wai’anapanapa State Park, home to Hana’s famous black sand beach, is also included.

Additional information

  • Confirmation is immediate when booking, except for bookings made within 5 days of travel, which receive confirmation within 48 hours based on availability. 
  • All passengers and bags must be weighed at check-in due to FAA regulations. 
  • Passengers weighing 240 pounds or more are charged extra for safety and comfort, payable directly to the tour operator one day before the tour. 
  • Passengers must provide their weights when booking, with a maximum weight limit of 325 pounds per person. 
  • Those weighing 240-290 pounds or traveling in pairs with a combined weight over 420 pounds will be charged an extra $356.85, while those over 290 pounds will be charged an extra $549.00. 
  • Bathing suits are recommended, but wheelchairs, walkers, and scooters are prohibited. 
  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible. 
  • Service animals are allowed, but those tourists with heart or respiratory conditions, oxygen tanks, or generators cannot participate. 
  • Toddler car seats are available upon request at least 48 hours before the tour. 
  • The tour can accommodate up to 6 travelers.
  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel the experience at least 7 days before it begins. You can read in detail about the cancellation policy when you book this tour

Tour Operator: Temptation Tours, Inc.

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