Maverick Maui Helicopter Tours in Kahului, HI

Maverick Aviation GroupKahului HeliportKahului, HI 96732
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Experience the natural beauty of Maui from the comfort of an ECO-Star Helicopter piloted by Maverick Helicopters. You’ll discover some of the most beautiful scenery from the island all the way from the sky. There’s no tour like it! You’ll spot famous natural landmarks such as the Keopuka coastal rock formations, active volcanoes, beautiful beaches, and so much more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Kahului Travel Experts
  • Take off in an ECO-Star Helicopter high above Maui.
  • Bring sunscreen, a photo ID, a camera, and appropriate attire/footwear.
  • A $7 parking fee is required.
  • Children over the age of 2 must purchase a seat.
  • Passengers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


from Maverick Maui Helicopter Tours
Maverick Helicopters® is exclusively flying ECO-Star Helicopters featuring Quite Technology and offers VIP-level service from the Kahului Heliport. Whether it is the Haleakala Crater, Iao State Park or Molokai, you are sure to experience a breathtaking tour of the most beautiful scenery in Hawaii. Maverick offers the highest level of safety and service in the industry and has over 20 years' experience of making dreams come true!

Aloha Adventure:
Natural wonders abound on this scenic air tour. Passengers fly above the picturesque waterfalls of Wailua Valley, active volcanoes in Haleakala National Park, and panoramic views of bamboo-strewn Ohe’o Gulch. The opulent ECO-Star helicopter soars above the beautiful Hana Highway, passing over incredible coastal rock formations such as “Jurassic Rock,” known to the locals as Keopuka and featured prominently in the movie “Jurassic Park.”

Tour Duration: Approximately 30 minutes

Moloka`i Voyage:
Explore the beauty and scenery of two Hawaiian Islands on this multi-island expedition. Begin your adventure departing the Kahului Heliport on your way to the world's largest sea cliffs, located on Molokai, also known as the Friendly Isle. Molokai's waterfalls, including Kahiwa Falls, are the tallest among all the Hawaiian Islands. Get bird's eye views of the remote north shore, Halawa Valley, and the vast Molokai fish ponds.

Fly over the Pailolo channel featuring some of the most scenic waters between the islands including Elephant Rock. Over Maui, get intimate views of the western portion of the island including the famous lao Valley State Park, a vegetation-covered lava rainforest. Highlights of Maui include Honokohau Falls, the tallest waterfall on the island, distant views of the dormant volcano, Haleakala and the West Maui Mountains including possible views of the "Wall of Tears."

Tour Duration: Approximately 50 minutes

Maui Spirit - Hana/Haleakala:
Soar above the island's famous volcano, waterfalls and the Hana Rainforest on this eastern island journey. Haleakala National Park is home to the world's largest dormant volcano capped by its moonlike crater and large lava flows. See the Hana Rainforest from the best view possible, the sky!

Soar high above the jagged cliffs, amazing waterfalls and some of the most isolated areas of the island. Highlights include views of Haleakala Crater, Old Hana Town, the Manawainui Valley and the breathtaking Maui coastline. In the distance, see the crescent shaped island of Molokini and the cities of Kihei, Wailea, and Makena. During the winter, keep your eyes open for marine life including humpback whales.

Tour duration: Approximately 40-50 minutes

Maui Dream:
Climb above Haleakala National Park with intimate views of the crater, the Hana Rainforest, West Maui Mountains and lao Valley State Park. View Maui's lush landscape, breathtaking coastlines, hidden valleys, scenic waterfalls and the sharp blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. Fly near Lahaina, Kapalua, Kaanapali, Wailea and Hana and witness the stark contrast from upcountry to the beaches of Hawaii's second largest island.

Tour duration: Approximately 60-70 minutes

Sunset Odyssey:
This three-island helicopter tour is perfect for travelers in search of awe-inspiring sunsets and stunning tropical vistas. The tour begins over the world-famous island of Maui, boasting lush coastlines and spectacular ocean views.

The tour passes over the Pailolo Channel’s pristine waters on its way to Molokai. The second island on this tour, Molokai, affords passengers a glimpse of its ancient fish ponds, alive with brilliantly colored waters and inhabitants, and iconic Elephant Rock.

The plush ECO-Star helicopter whisks passengers to Lanai, the tour’s midpoint. This tiny island is known for big panoramas such as Shipwreck Beach with its rusted World War II-era naval vessel famously stranded on the nearby reef.

The tour’s return to Maui passes over the partially submerged volcanic crater Molokini, stunning waterfalls and dense jungle landscapes. The picturesque resort towns of Makena, Kihei and Wailea set against the backdrop of a tropical sunset highlight the tour’s conclusion.

Tour duration: Approximately 40 minutes

Hana Rainforest Experience:
Explore Maui’s authentic and remote landscape featuring an exclusive 30-minute landing within the Hawaiian Rainforest. Fly along Maui’s North Coast with views of breathtaking sea cliffs and cascading waterfalls on your 40 minute roundtrip helicopter flight. Aerial shoreline perspectives above Paia, Hookipa, Haiku, the famous surf destination – JAWS, the Road to Hana and the iconic Jurassic Rock lead you to our exclusive landing destination deep in the Hawaiian rainforest.

Descend and land for a ground 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 - this remote Hawaiian landscape.

Tour duration: Approximately 75 minutes (includes 30-minute landing)

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Anchorage, Alaska
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 01, 2020
Booked the Maui dream trip only to suffer from bad weather on the morning of the flight so was offered the choice of either a refund or an alternative, we took the Moloka’i voyage and it was awesome. Great commentary from the pilot who was engaging all the way through the flight. Breathtaking scenery and we even spotted a manta ray on the way back. Great service from a great company.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Spectacular and Safe"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 20, 2019
After doing the Road to Hana, we really wanted to see more of the island that could not be easily accessed by road. Online reservations weere easy and communication excellent. Check in was also easy and pleasant. We were lucky as the helicopters hold 6 passengers but they only put two 4 passengers in ours. Robert, our pilot was exceptional. Friendly, funny, calm and focused on our safety and comfort. Explained everything very well. The tour itself was spectacular. We saw so much that we would never have been able to see otherwise. Breathtaking views. Even saw a whale! Robert explained everything we were seeing, manouvering to give us all a great view. Well worth the money!!!
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Ketchikan, Alaska
"Unforgettable and Amazing"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 20, 2019
Aaron was the best tour guide I have ever encountered. He was funny, informative, and confident while constantly watching for safety and weather concerns. It was the best tour I’ve ever had.
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"Maui dream"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 05, 2019
All in all, not bad. Beautiful places of the island of Maui. But there were a couple of not very pleasant moments. Firstly - until the last moment we didn’t know we would fly or not, because the company has a minimum number of people to an each flight. But we were only one day on Maui and very worried about this. Secondly - seating. I understand that there are safety rules. But my wife and I were seated in different rows, despite the fact that she is very afraid of flying. In addition, she was seated in the smallest seat in a helicopter between the pilot and a fat woman was seated on the right. Although there were empty seats in the helicopter. But despite this, we received a lot of pleasant impressions and memories.
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Rich V
Baton Rouge, LA
"Perfect way to see the Rainforest"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 28, 2019
Excellent way to see Maui. We took the rain forest trip which included landing in the rain forest. Also got a great view of the "Road to Hana", Maui shoreline and many waterfalls. My wife thought she would be afraid since she is afraid of heights, but in the end she said its was same as riding in an airplane.Pilot was great and made everyone feel comfortable.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Maverick Maui Helicopter Tours

What type of helicopter will I fly in?
Maverick Helicopter Tours® flies the ECO-Star EC-130 helicopter. This type of helicopter is the most modern helicopter flown and offers customers the highest level of safety.

What should I bring for my helicopter tour?
Guests should bring the following items on their tour:

  • A valid, government-issued photo ID to check-in
  • Cameras
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen based on time of year
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Closed-toed shoes for safety

Will I be picked up at my hotel?
Hotel transportation is not available for Maui helicopter tours. Please arrange transportation using the island’s many taxis and transportation options. Your hotel concierge can assist with this process.

What is the address of the heliport?

We are located at 1 Kahului Airport Road Hangar # 108, Kahului, HI 96732. Please put the following address into your GPS for the best directions: Lelepio Place, Paia HI 96779

Can I fly if I am in a wheelchair?
Yes. Guests who require the use of wheelchairs must have a collapsible wheelchair with removable wheels. Guests must also be accompanied by an individual who can assist with transfer in and out of the helicopter. Our tours are ADA compliant.

Can pregnant women participate in the helicopter tours?

Yes. However, we suggest checking with your doctor first.

Is parking available at the heliport?
Yes. Parking charges are $7.00 on average.

Can we make our tour reservation when we arrive in Maui?

Due to the popularity of our Maui helicopter tours, we highly recommend purchasing your seats at least two weeks in advance of your intended trip. This will guarantee your spot on a helicopter tour.

Will flights still occur if it rains?

Yes. If it is safe to fly in the current weather conditions, we will. In the case that we have to cancel a tour for the safety of passengers and the pilot, we will try to reschedule based upon availability.

I plan to scuba dive on my trip. Will this affect my helicopter tour?
Guests who plan to scuba dive while in Maui must wait a minimum of 24 hours after scuba diving before getting on a helicopter flight.