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Address: Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808-248-7070
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Soaring high over Maui!!

Spent a wonderful 1 hour plus with Hans soaring high over Maui. It was a picture perfect day for the flight. Hans has a motorized glider which allows him to fly under power to his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Conway, Washington
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Conway, Washington
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful 1 hour plus with Hans soaring high over Maui. It was a picture perfect day for the flight. Hans has a motorized glider which allows him to fly under power to his target altitude (11,000 feet for entrance into Haleakala crater) and then turn the engine off and just glide back to the Hana airport. We flew... More 

Thank MauiTyee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I had an excellent time flying in the glider with Hans. He is a great pilot with always something interesting to say. The views were amazing as we saw the beauty of little Hana town, with all its trees and farms, then waterfalls, gorges, and coastline as we gained elevation. At 11,000ft, we flew over Haleakala Crater, a site to... More 

Thank Farley A
Gilbert, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

First of all, Hans is awesome. He is so knowledgable, funny, and a very experienced pilot. He's been flying since he was 14 so I felt very safe. I paid for a 30 minute glider tour but ended up saying up there for nearly an hour flying up and over some clouds. It is a breathtaking experience being able to... More 

Thank Jessica R
Floyd, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I am a very nervous flier and Hans agreed to take me up and then right back down at no charge if I wasn't comfortable and if I liked it he would take me on 30 min trip. He made me feel very comfortable and explained things along the way. I got to see the Waimoku Falls from above (which... More 

Thank TBurnette
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Wow---this was an experience of a lifetime! Hans takes you up in his motor-glider (a single engine plane with glider wings)! He's a marvelous pilot; calm and experienced. I took the 1+ hour ride over Haleakala Crater ($300 and I gave a great tip as was sooo worth it!). We climbed over waterfalls, surf, and the Seven Sacred Pools. Once... More 

Thank DeniseGuerin
Claremont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Hans was a great guide, pointing out all the beautiful things for me to see below us. He flew me low to the ground so I can see all of Hana's beauty up close and then we flew higher to gain altitude for the glide. He let me stick my hand out of the vent hole and feel the clouds... More 

Thank paulagdos
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Hans is the perfect your guide. Affable, generous with his time and professional. An ideal way start to our time in Hana. Got to see the lay of the land- and it's gorgeous. Highly recommend!

Thank mesh_syd
Hana, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Just finishing 10 wonderful days in Maui and the highlight was soaring with Hans over Hana and Haleakala. Was a dream for years of both my dad and myself. We celebrated his 76th birthday taking the perfect flight! Hans was a fantastic pilot and his plane gave you an unobstructed view of the scenery and clouds. I was nervous leading... More 

Thank David T
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Hand is a very reliable pilot and excellent your guide, and a glider is just the most fabulous way to see the island of Maui. This is the best value for your travel dollar and more than worth a trip to Hana for 60 minutes with the only glider tour on the island. When we landed all I could think... More 

Thank bistrobaby
San Francisco, California, United States
Level Contributor
16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I just finished an hour ride/glide with Hans and it was truly amazing. He was a great guide and pilot. The scenery was breath taking. I've never done a glide down from 11thousand feet, amazing!

Thank Robert H

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