Nothing can prepare you for the feelings you will experience on the summit of the Haleakalā volcano. The trip down is equally thrilling. Your journey begins with a panoramic sunrise view of Haleakalā Crater in Haleakalā National Park. Visually stunning, the summit area is enormous. After sunrise, you’ll coast down from the 6,500-foot elevation through 21 switchbacks. It's a 28-mile downhill ride on paved roads with a mere 400 yards of pedaling.
During your ride, you will see unbelievable views of the islands of Hawai‘i, Molokini, Kahoolawe, Lāna‘i, and the West Maui Mountains. You'll also discover pineapple and sugar cane fields, along with many exotic plants and flowers. You'll arrive at sea level in Paia, the original territorial capital of Hawai‘i.
When dressing for the ride, you’ll want to wear layers. The morning can be very chilly, so bring clothes you can shed as things heat up. Also, don’t forget sunglasses. If you’re going for the sunrise experience, you will be heading out early in the morning while it’s still dark.
Reservations are required for experiencing the sunrise on Haleakalā. We can help arrange your reservation so you don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime activity.
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"Maui Downhill" — 03/20/2018
I am not great on a bike, but my husband loves bikes. I faced my fear for his benefit, and it ended up being a fun experience. A nice transition from the high of seeing the sunrise atop Haleakala.
"Haleakala" — 03/16/2018
We did a tour to Haleakala for see the sunrise and then bikes down the mountain. It was beautiful and so much fun!!
"Amazing!" — 03/15/2018
Please please do this excursion and see sights like no place on earth!
"Multiple families visited Maui and rode bikes down Mt. Haleakala" — 03/14/2018
"Multiple families visited Maui and rode bikes down Mt. Haleakala"
I recommend doing this in a large group to add to the fun!
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"Biking down a volcano" — 03/08/2018
"Biking down a volcano"
We took a sunrise bike tour down the volcano and it was so beautiful and exhilarating. This is a must do!
"Sunrise at Haleakala National Park followed by bike ride down" — 02/17/2018
"Sunrise at Haleakala National Park followed by bike ride down"
Great Tour with Bike Maui
"Sunrise biking down from Volcano" — 02/12/2018
"Sunrise biking down from Volcano"
This was amazing. Sunrise on top, ride down and see amazing views, to beach for breakfast
"Bike down a Volcano" — 02/08/2018
"Bike down a Volcano"
This was one of our favorite activities
"Maui Bike Company" — 02/08/2018
"Maui Bike Company"
This was a fabulous family adventure
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