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Hang Gliding Maui

Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
+1 808-572-6557
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Well worth it!

What an awesome experience! Armin, the instructor, was the right combination of tour guide and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kelly C
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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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THIS WAS THE HIGHLIGHT OF MY TRIP TO MAUI!!!

This was an absolutely incredible experience! You can't beat the views along the coast of Hana... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Scott T
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Hang gliding Maui offers flights in a powered Hang glider over Hana's spectacular coastline and rainforest. No experience necessary. Your pilot Armin Engert has logged more than 20,000 hours of flying Hang gliders, Powered Hang gliders and General Aviation planes. The Hang gliding wing is tested to 6 positive and 3 negative G-forces. The craft is also equipped with a BRS (ballistic recovery system, emergency parachute) Please check out our web site hangglidingmaui.com
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Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an awesome experience! Armin, the instructor, was the right combination of tour guide and teacher. Beautiful views! I'd absolutely do it again.

1  Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an absolutely incredible experience! You can't beat the views along the coast of Hana! Saw too many waterfalls to count, bamboo forests, a pod of a few dozen dolphins swimming, etc! Armin is an excellent guide and teacher and I thoroughly enjoyed steering...More

1  Thank Scott T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Armin was amazing!! My brother and I had an amazing time. This was definitely a worthwhile experience. A great combination between skydiving and a helicopter ride. You get the best of both worlds! We did that 45 minute ride and that was great! Seeing Maui...More

Thank Aprl A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think I have just found my next hobby. On Maui you have zip lining and para sailing behind a boat which are boring compared to sailing through the sky at over 2500 feet with Armond as your pilot of a "TRIKE", a motorized hang...More

1  Thank Lance S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

So most people that find this gem probably find it through the blue Hawaii travel book. We like the honest feedback of these books knowing that the reviews haven't been bought. The author says he can't give an unbiased review since he's friends with the...More

1  Thank Kcoll23
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Armin owns and operates the company and gliding itself, has done it over 20 years, flown motorized and unmotorized, regularly flies his own plane, and thoroughly understands the ins and outs of flight, wind patterns and everything required to make me feel comfortable and safe....More

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is one thing that everyone who visits Maui needs to try. Armin is amazing and makes the experience memorable. Not only was it exhilarating, but educational as well. I was recommended to hang glide Maui through a friend, and will definitely be recommending this...More

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I don't say this lightly: hang gliding with Armin was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. As someone who has a fear of heights and gets nervous about turbulence in commercial planes, I didn't think I would enjoy it. My husband talked...More

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The only bad thing about this is it has to end. I could do this every day. The pilot Armin made my wife so comfortable on her first trike flight and we are so thankful he provides this incredible opportunity for anyone lucky enough to...More

Thank Mreiling
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We did a lot of cool things during our visit to Honolulu, the Big Island and Maui and I've traveled to quite a few places around the US and the world and I have to say that to this date, this was the ultimate coolest...More

Thank Maria M
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conleyfun
13 April 2017|
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Response from traveladict1946 | Reviewed this property |
You feel very secure in your little "pod "or "cocoon" in the air. You are actually somewhat sitting in the lap of your instructor with his arms on either side of you. Very secure feeling!
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dhaase1206
3 January 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
You pay depending on time--- I was up for an hour +. David
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idclaire
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Response from lorithedoglover | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have seen tour buses on Hana Hwy, but not sure they would give you time to the gliding. You should contact Arman, the pilot. He is VERY helpful and may be able to tell you the best way to get there. There are... More
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