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Address: Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96768
Phone Number: 808-572-4400
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Activities: Mountain biking, Biking, Group tours/day tour, Hiking, Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: A dormant volcano measuring 10,000 feet above sea level, it is Maui's...
A dormant volcano measuring 10,000 feet above sea level, it is Maui's highest point.
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I still have the picture of the sunrise on my phone lock screen from 2013. I loved it! My friend and I had to get up at 2am to get to the summit by 5:30am or so. Yet even though... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

I still have the picture of the sunrise on my phone lock screen from 2013. I loved it! My friend and I had to get up at 2am to get to the summit by 5:30am or so. Yet even though we were tired and a little cold the view was amazing. It feels so neat to be above the clouds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

It's a journey to the top but well worth the trip. Lots of pull outs to take in the views. Little docked in today with clouds but brief views of the crater. The valley and the Big Island of Hawaii. I've been before and each time it gets better. Make the journey if you can.

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Bellflower, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Well worth the long drive up the mountain and the below 40 degrees temperature once you reached the 10,000 foot summit in the wee early morning to see the beautiful sunrise. We chose to take the self guided bike tour down after viewing the spectacular vision so the bike company transported us up. it was jam packed with cars. vans... More 

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Pick a day with clouds wrapped around the middle of the mountain for the best contrast of colors and the drive is more spectacular. We usually go around lunch and picnic on the summit. Look for the volcanoes on the big island. Bring a sweat shirt. Not a scary road at all. It took us 1 1/2 hours from Kaanapali... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Once in a lifetime experience. Missed the sunrise tour (no vacancies) so book early. Long drive to the summit but the views over Maui were spectacular. Would have liked to have spent longer there but was constrained by the tour demands. Quite cold at the summit and the wind chill factor would have dropped the temperature further. On the day... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Haleakala National Park was amazing. The views are breathtaking and the experience cannot be missed. The silver swords are only found on Haleakala and so pretty in person.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We chose not to do the sunrise excursions and to just take a 1/2 day and just drive our car on our own to the top and take our time. This is literally the most amazing sight to see. No one thinks that you'll see very much looking down the mouth of a volcano but you literally will not believe... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Everyone on Maui should see sunrise here. Don't underestimate the cold or the beauty. The upper parking lot fills up quickly. We hit it on "fee free weekend"- BONUS !!

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Mason, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

If you are flying into Maui from the mainland- plan to do this your first morning. With the time change you will be more awake anyway. We were on another island first and chose to do this on Easter Sunday. It was an absolutely amazing way to start a holiday that is quite meaningful for our family, as Christians, by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

The sunrise was beautiful! I took so many pictures of the crater to have as special memories. Well worth leaving our resort at 3:00am!

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