Classic Haleakala Summit Morning Tour
A 7-hour Maui tour exploring Haleakala National Park with a knowledgeable guide and visiting Maui’s Upcountry and North Shore towns
Haleakala, meaning “House of the Sun,” is the world’s largest dormant volcano and has been inactive since its 1790 eruption. The summit of Haleakala is said to be most dramatic at sunrise and sunset, but unforgettable views can be seen even during the day. The entrance to Haleakala National Park is at an elevation of 6,500 feet and offers many scenic hiking trails and photogenic sites. See Maui from above and below the clouds and feel the difference in temperature and landscape as you make your way to the summit.
On this tour, you will learn about the history, geology, and ecosystems of Haleakala National Park from NAI (The National Association for Interpretation) certified guides. You will gain a deeper understanding of Maui’s nature and culture as you explore Haleakala National Park with your guide. The guide to guest ratio is 1:12.
The Haleakala National Park is also home to many rare plants and animals. The Nene goose, Hawaii’s state bird, was hunted to about 30 birds in 1952 and was driven to the brink of extinction. However, breeding has increased the number of Nene gooses, and it is estimated that approximately 2,500 Nene gooses now live on Maui. Also found on Haleakala is the silversword, a succulent plant whose leaves are covered with silver hairs. This rare alpine plant grows on volcanic cinders and is said to be able to withstand strong winds, low temperatures, and dehydration.
After visiting Haleakala national Park, you and your knowledgeable guide will visit various Maui towns:
Kula: Upcountry Maui town famous for its lavender, protea, macadamia nut farms and botanical gardens
Makawao: A town with a mix of Hawaiian cowboy (paniolo) traditions and a vibrant arts community
Pa’ia: Surfer town with roots in the sugar cane industry and now home to local art galleries and unique stores and restaurants
Ha’iku: With its roots in pineapple plantations, the town was home to the 4th Marine Division in the 1940s and played an important role in World War II.
- Pick-up and drop-off service from your hotel or cruise ship
- New 25 passenger Mini-bus
- NAI certified guide included (12:1 guest/guide ratio)
- Haleakalā National Park Tour – Admission Fee included
- Upcountry Tour – Makawao, Kula
- North Shore Tour– Pa’ia, Ho’okipa, Ha’iku
- Central Maui Tour – Kahului, Wailuku
- Breakfast options in Ha’iku. (Breakfast is not included)
What to Bring
- Closed-toe shoes
- Sweat jacket, sweatpants, knit cap or hat
- Daypack – to store your belongings in the car
- Small snacks/water
For the Lahaina cruise ships, your guide will meet you at the small boat harbor at 7:00 am.
For the Kahului cruise ships, we meet the guests right across the street in the Long’s Drugs parking lot at 7:30 am.
Please check the port of call and disembark / return times before booking your tour.
Cancellations and Change made within 72 hours or “no showing” on your tour date will result in a full charge. To cancel or make changes to your reservation, please contact us during our normal business hour (8am-5pm)
Groups of 10 or more must cancel at least 10 days prior to their scheduled activity date to avoid 100% cancellation fee.
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Classic Haleakala Summit Morning Tour (EHECM):
Adult (13+): $231.88
Child (8-12): $209.80
*Taxes and Fees included.
*Children under 7 not allowed on this tour.
*Price subject to change.
Availability and Schedule:
Available Wednesdays and Saturdays
Check-in Time: 8:00 AM
Return Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Total Tour Times: Approximately 7hours
Hotel or Cruise Ship Pick up is approximately 1.5 hours prior to check-in. Please ask us for exact times.
For customers without transportation option, please check in to Bike Maui at
810 HAIKU ROAD #120
HAIKU, MAUI, HAWAII 96708
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