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Address: Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96768
Phone Number: 808-572-4400
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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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Exciting scenic drive to the crater

We decided to take a day away from the beach and pool to drive up to Haleakala Crater and were not disappointed. The weather was perfect and I enjoyed watching the thermometer... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to take a day away from the beach and pool to drive up to Haleakala Crater and were not disappointed. The weather was perfect and I enjoyed watching the thermometer drop from 88 at the hotel to 58 degrees at the top! We met a park ranger who we enjoyed visiting with about both Yellowstone, where we had... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just the drive is an adventure and challenge. Be sure to stop at the visitor;sCenter to see rare. And almost extinct plant life and creatures.annimals. A visit to the Observatory at the top requires advance schedule;ing. The crater itself is the closest. We may ever be to experiencing what life would be like on the moon. A MUST DO!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the crater as a part of a bike tour package with the Haleakala Bike Company. I'm glad we chose the "deluxe"package which includes the crater. Go for this one! It was one of the best things we did during a two week HI vacation on four islands.

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Gladstone, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We didn't want to have the early wake up call for a sunrise so we went up around lunchtime. The road is quite windy so allow yourself plenty of time. It costs $20 per vehicle. We stopped several times on the way up to enjoy some short hikes. Take time to enjoy the scenery and to allow yourself time to... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was at Haleakala crater for the sunrise in mid-september. It was amazing. We went through a tour company and guide was good, but felt, we could have drove there as well. Its pretty amazing to sit above cloud levels and watch sunrise. We arrived at this destination around 4.30AM. It was still pretty dark and very few people were around,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed this way more than we thought we would (we live near mountains, so thought how awesome could it be?). It is truly unique & unlike any other "mountain" experience we've encountered. We're not morning people, so drove up in the later afternoon & watched the sunset - simply spectacular! We got a good parking spot where we could watch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful experience this was! I had several people tell me about this adventure before I visited Maui. The best advice I got was to bring a coat and mittens because it's sooo cold, brrrrr. I am so glad my family and I got to witness this together. We headed out right afterwards on The road to Hana. It... More 

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Sparta, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent the day traveling with friends from Kaanapali up to the crater. Lots of mist, and SO COLD above the clouds(!), but an amazing experience we still talk about, a year later. Would definitely classify Haleakala as a 'don't miss' opportunity!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While the view from the visitor center is amazing, the four days we spent hiking through the crater to experience it is beyond words. Plan ahead and stay in the cabins so you can take the time to enjoy the different landscapes and views. It is work, but definitely worth it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is nice, but for the early start really only for those truly dedicated. One thing I didn't realise is that it is packed. We weren't in peak season, got there nearly an hour early and carpark near full.

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