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Helicopter rides are one of the top things to do in Maui! A helicopter flight provides the perfect opportunity to see over 70% of the island of Maui. Take in the best views of the natural wonders and landmarks of the island. Fly over Maui’s top attractions, including Hana, Haleakala Volcano and the West Maui Mountains. Some Maui helicopter tours will take you across to the neighboring island of Molokai, home to the world’s tallest sea cliffs.

Hawaii Activities has the best selection of top rated Helicopter Tours in Maui. Find the best deals and discounts on helicopter tickets. We work with the best Helicopter companies in Hawaii, including Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, Sunshine Helicopters and Air Maui. Here’s your guide to help you find the best Maui helicopter flight.


Frequently Asked Questions


What places will I see during my helicopter flight?

There are a variety of helicopter tours that fly roughly the same three flight paths. Some tours show you the entire island of Maui, or you can choose a tour that focuses on one section of the island. We made a list to help you choose your flight:

Circle Island (60 - 70 mins): Haleakala Crater, Road to Hana, Road to Hana waterfalls & Tropical Rainforest, Seven Sacred Pools, Keanae Peninsula, Lahaina, Kaanapali Beach, West Maui Mountains, Molokini Crater, Honolua Bay, Iao Valley State Park.

Hana & Haleakala (45 - 50 mins): Haleakala Crater, Road to Hana, Road to Hana waterfalls & Tropical Rainforest, Seven Sacred Pools, Keanae Peninsula.

West Maui & Molokai: West Maui Mountains, Kaanapali Beach, Molokai's Eastern Coastline, waterfalls, Molokai Sea Cliffs, Halawa Valley, Kalaupapa Peninsula.


Are there any doors-off helicopter flights in Maui?

Doors-off helicopter flights provide a more exhilarating flight experience and the most ideal conditions for photography. You can book doors-off flights in Maui with Air Maui Doors-Off Molokai Flight.


Do any helicopter tours in Hawaii provide a scenic landing opportunity?

Yes, Air Maui and Blue Hawaiian Helicopters have three excellent options! West Maui & Molokai Flight with Oceanfront Landing, Hana & Haleakala with Cliff Side Landing and Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Circle Island Flight with Haleakala Ranch Landing.


Why should I include a helicopter ride on my trip itinerary?

A Maui helicopter tour is an unforgettable experience and is the best way for you to see hidden places that are completely inaccessible by land. Book your reservation in advance since the flights sell out quickly..


Can I combine my helicopter flight with another tour?

Combine your helicopter flight with a road to hana tour for the ultimate Maui adventure! See Maui’s top two attractions, drive the road to Hana and fly over the summit of Haleakala in one day with the Best of Maui Air & Land Combo - Haleakala Helicopter & Deluxe Road to Hana Tour


Cruise Ship Passengers

All Helicopter tours in Maui depart from Kahului Heliport. NCL Pride of America cruise ship passengers are able to fly on either day when they are at Kahului Port. The airport is located approximately 5 - 10 minutes from the harbor and cab rides are available. It is recommended to book your flight as early in advance as possible. Most tours tend to be booked up full on days when cruise ships are in port.

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  1. No.1
    See Maui's most popular attractions in one day! Fly above Haleakala Crater, explore Hana coast by car and swim at a black sand beach or at a waterfall. Enjoy a gourmet beach-side picnic lunch and get an exclusive tour of Hana Tropical Gardens.
    Meal Provided

    From USD407.90

    Daily
    6 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    Fly over the West Maui Mountain's famous landmarks such as Iao Valley and Waihee Valley, then cross the channel to see Molokai's towering sea cliffs, giant waterfalls and the historical Kalaupapa peninsula. Book a landing to stop at a waterfall.
    Accessible

    From USD280.00

    12%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    Fly over Maui's most remote areas with views of Haleakala's magnificent crater, Hana Town, the Seven Pools and fabulous coastline waterfalls
    Special
    Accessible

    From USD229.00

    15%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  4. Explore the West Maui Mountains and the beautiful sea cliffs of Molokai on this inter-island helicopter tour departing from Kahului Airport. See the west side of the Valley Isle, then fly over the channel to visit the Friendly Isle!
  5. See all of Maui in one stunning helicopter flight, from the rushing waters of 1,100-ft Honokohau Falls, to the beautiful but unearthly summit of Haleakala.
    Special
    Accessible

    From USD319.00

    11%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Depart from Kahului in West Maui on an invigorating helicopter flight across the Paliolo Channel to nearby Molokai, an island encircled by 3,000-ft sea cliffs.
    Special
    Accessible

    From USD289.00

    12%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Enjoy the thrill of a 45 minute doors-off flight over the best views of West Maui mountains and Molokai island! See lush valleys, rainforests, sea cliffs, and the most waterfalls of any helicopter flight in Maui!
    Accessible

    From USD325.00

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  8. Fly over two of Maui's most popular destinations: Haleakala & Hana Rainforest. Soar over a dormant volcano, see valleys and waterfalls. Enjoy an exclusive 15 min landing on a spectacular sea cliff and panoramic ocean views along Hana Road.

    From USD281.25

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Book a helicopter tour during your Hawaiian vacation, the best way to explore the island. Choose your favorite route and fly over Maui's most awe-inspiring places and unspoiled landscapes.

    From USD279.00

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Combine the best of East and West Maui in one spectacular helicopter tour. Fly a full circuit around Maui in this circle island tour, taking in all the amazing sights of Haleakala and the West Maui Mountains along the way.
    Accessible

    From USD399.00

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. Fly above Maui's most popular and scenic attractions. See Haleakala Crater, tropical rainforests, black sand beaches & secluded waterfalls along Hana Coast. This helicopter flight around Hana lets you view hidden parts of Maui without the long drive!
    Accessible

    From USD280.00

    12%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. Propose to the one you love like something right out of the movies with a romantic helicopter flight and a banner that reads "Marry Me" from the skies above.
    Accessible

    USD1,245.00

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning)

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