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Hang Gliding Maui

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Address: Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
Phone Number: (808) 572 6557
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YOU MUST. Fly like an eagle over paradise!

Plane people. I know them; you know them. I am not one. I'm also not an extreme sportster or a gadget geek. However -- THIS. WAS. AWESOME. You know that dream where you're... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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New York City, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Plane people. I know them; you know them. I am not one. I'm also not an extreme sportster or a gadget geek. However -- THIS. WAS. AWESOME. You know that dream where you're flying? YOU CAN ACTUALLY LIVE THAT DREAM. I'd describe the glider "trike" as a motorcycle-sailboat in the sky. In 1 lesson, I learned all the basics of... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Flying with Armin Engert on Maui (www.hangglidingmaui.com/about.shtml) is the best thing to do while in Maui. He's the safest pilot I have ever flown with (I've been a pilot for over 30 years) and he flies in gentle air and you can see sights in Hana and on Maui that you can't ever see when you drive and stop. It's... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Hovering in the pure white of the clouds a few thousand feet up was one of the more memorable and surreal things I've experienced! Both my wife and I did the 1 hr flight with Armin (July 2015) and it was excellent. We figured it would be a fun thing to stop and try in the middle of our Hana... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Arman, the pilot/instructor was very good. Helpful, knowledgable and very accommodating. The flight was incredible! Over the beautiful Maui shoreline, the lush green jungle and the spectacular waterfalls, the scenery was breathtaking! But the best thing was that you were actually flying, like an eagle! Arman pointed out various points of interest and incorporated some instruction about the aircraft, weather... More 

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Bunker Hill, Il.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My wife and I did the 45 minute trips. It was great!! Armin and his wife (Karen I think) were so nice. Great views, if you like waterfalls you'll see more this way than any other. My wife even had a beer with Armin's wife while I was flying. Cost $500 (2x$230+$40 for the pictures) but well worth it !!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

So, I will admit to fear. The day before, watching the sun ease up over the meringue castle clouds from the rim of the Haleakala crater, I asked the mountain to keep me safe on my hang gliding trip, and the drive out. The road to Hana lived up to its twisty reputation. Then, there's Armin, grinning, because he knows... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It was my wife and I's first flight lesson and it was a great experience. Armin was friendly and very patient. Learning the basics of handling a glider was exciting and hope to learn more in the future. The views were a real treat as well. Glad we had the opportunity to do this!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My husband and I each spent an hour doing the introductory flight. It was spectacular! We flew through clouds, over crystal blue ocean, passed a waterfall, and then glided with the engine off! Armin, the pilot, was warm and witty. He taught us some basic maneuvers via a two way radio in the helmets. We were also able to purchase... More 

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Spokane Wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

First, when you first meet Armin, you will know immediately that you are in good hands! He has a LOT of experience, his warm welcome and smile will put any nerves you might have immediately at ease. To fly above Hana and to see such detail and beauty of Hawaii and her coastline is simply incredible. Armin will be explaining... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I booked the 45 minute flight lesson, but I recommend booking for the whole hour if you can. This was an amazing experience, and it's not one that you can find at just any place. I've been to Maui several times and have done almost every local and touristy thing there is to do. This experience ranks at the top.... More 

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Address: Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
Phone Number: (808) 572 6557
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Hana

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