West Maui and Molokai Helicopter Tour

The West Maui and Molokai Helicopter tour takes you on a tour of the hidden gems of Hawaii. 

These breathtaking islands are two of the Hawaiian archipelago’s most beautiful and captivating destinations. 

With their lush tropical landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and rich cultural heritage, these islands offer a truly unique and unforgettable experience. 

Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a chance to connect with nature, West Maui and Molokai have it all. 

West Maui and Molokai 45-Minute Helicopter Tour 

Experience an exclusive Maui helicopter tour and fly over valleys and secluded waterfalls that cannot be reached by land. 

You will hover above the ridgelines at the center of the rugged West Maui mountains. 

The tour also takes you across the channel to Molokai, where you can witness the vertical sea cliffs that plunge 4,000 feet to the rugged shoreline below. 

Get an up-close view of this untouched part of the world that has had minimal human interaction.

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)

On this West Maui and Molokai helicopter tour, you get to see the best of Hawaii from a helicopter, as valleys, ridgelines, and waterfalls are only visible from the air. 

This tour takes you to the heart of ancient Hawaii, where chiefs’ bones are said to be buried. 

You’ll fly above ridgelines shaped by millions of years of erosion, where mists cover green leaves and cascading waterfalls, creating rivulets down the cliffs. 

This West Maui helicopter tour continues to Molokai to view the world’s tallest sea cliffs, with the expert pilot’s narration on history, geology, and wildlife. 

You will pass by Molokai Harbor, a seaport located on Molokai island in Hawaii. 

It serves as the island’s primary commercial and passenger port for fishing, inter-island transportation, and tourism. 

A USB of the experience is available for purchase for you after the tour is over. 

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 West Maui and Molokai
  • 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. A detailed look over the cancellation policy is available. 

Tour Operator: Air Maui Helicopters

Molokai and Maui Helicopter Tour

Fly over two picturesque Hawaiian islands on a helicopter tour of Maui and Molokai from Kahului. 

Catch glimpses of surfers on Maui’s waves before you head towards Molokai’s steep coastal cliffs on this Maui and Molokai scenic helicopter flight. 

You can capture photos of Kahiwa Falls and the serene North Shore before turning towards the lush greenery of Halawa Valley. 

Watch for whales and dolphins as you cross Pailolo Channel, soar over Maui’s dense rainforest, and visit Iao Valley State Park. 

Finally, enjoy views of Honokohau Falls and the Haleakala volcano on the way back to Kahului towards the end of your tour

Tour Duration: 55 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)

This tour embarks on a two-island Hawaiian helicopter adventure from Kahului heliport in Maui. 

Meet your expert pilot, and enjoy panoramic views as you take off, spotting surfers and seeing the jungle canopy from above. 

The tour takes you to the less-visited island of Molokai. 

You can explore its beauty from the comfort of your helicopter, cruising past the world’s tallest sea cliffs towering over 3,000 feet. 

This tour passes by various magnificent sights such as

Halawa Valley(Prepare your camera for Kahiwa Falls, one of the tallest waterfalls in Hawaii, and enjoy a view of the tranquil and secluded north shore. Witness the spectacular Halawa Valley and the Molokai fish ponds before flying over the Pailolo Channel that connects the two islands.)

Molokai Harbor(Experience the Molokai Fringing Coral Reef and awe-inspiring ancient fishponds, constructed about 800 years ago and found on the southern coast.)

Iao Valley(Returning to Maui, take a fresh perspective of the island while sweeping across its western side. Your pilot will highlight famous spots like the Iao Valley State Park, a dense rainforest on a lava plateau, and the West Maui Mountains.)

Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park (Catch sight of Honokohau Falls, Maui’s tallest waterfall. Watch for the Haleakala volcano in the distance and look at the horizon before concluding your tour as you return to the heliport.)

Tour Price

Adult ticket (13 to 99 years): $372

Minimum: 1, Maximum: 7

Child ticket (2 to 12 years): $372

Minimum: 0, Maximum: 7

Infant (0 to 1 year ): Free 

Minimum: 0, Maximum: 7

Tour includes:

Additional information

  • Confirmation at booking.
  • You can select the tour time 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 

West Maui and Molokai 60-Minute Helicopter Tour 

Experience an unforgettable Maui helicopter tour that takes you through the stunning sights of the West Maui Mountains and Molokai. 

Soar above misty ridgelines draped in native ferns and discover hidden valleys with cascading waterfalls. 

You get exclusive bird’s eye views of the island’s inaccessible areas, including the 1,100-foot waterfall and the blue Pacific coastline. 

This Maui and Molokai scenic helicopter flight covers breathtaking landscapes such as Halawa Valley, dormant volcanoes, tropical rainforests, lava flows, and the “Wall of Tears”. 

With an expert personal guide, learn about the fascinating history of Maui while enjoying the panoramic views from above.

Tour duration: 60 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)

On this journey, experience exclusive aerial views of Maui on a helicopter tour featuring the island’s stunning natural wonders and landmarks. 

Departing from Kahului Heliport, you’ll fly over sugar fields and the northern coastline, then continue to the West Maui Mountains with historical narration provided by your expert pilot. 

You’ll witness the majestic Honokohau Falls and the “Wall of Tears” before heading towards the Kapalua coast and crossing the Pailolo Channel. 

In winter, you may see Humpback whales. 

As you reach Molokai’s shore, you’ll see Moku Ho’oniki rock, Halawa Valley, Moa’ula and Kahiwa Falls. 

The tour culminates with a flight over the world’s tallest sea cliffs.

Tour Price

Adult ticket (2 to 100 years): $379

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 luxury 60-minute helicopter ride over West 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. A detailed look over the cancellation policy is available. 

Tour Operator: Air Maui Helicopters

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