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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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Motor-Glider Flight with Hans

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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Hana, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

please do not take this ride, as this has been an awful thing to happen to our lovely private community. he flies over our house all day long, it disturbs the people who have lived here our whole, or most of our lives. the pilot doesn't even live in hana, he just uses our airport and he even flies the... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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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 

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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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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I booked the 45 minute intro flight and had a blast. Armin is a very experience pilot and I took over the controls just after a few minutes. Bouncing around the sky above Hana's coastline is just stunning.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I booked the 30 minute flight with Armin, and my only regret is that I wish I booked the longer flight. It was absolutely beautiful and stunning. The coast, the mountain, the waterfall - all look amazing from the sky. Armin is fun, personable, and funny. He is easygoing, easy to talk to, and he makes you feel comfortable doing... More 

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

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