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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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Maui Haleakala Sunrise Bike Tour

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Just beautiful and not to be missed

We started in Paia at 2:30 am. It is really cold (even in August) but so worth it. There is a car park where the Visitor center is located, but please note there is another big... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We started in Paia at 2:30 am. It is really cold (even in August) but so worth it. There is a car park where the Visitor center is located, but please note there is another big car park further up, so don't stop at the first one (unless you want to see the sunrise from there). I also really enjoyed... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Most people go to the top to see the sunrise a local told us the sunset was the best, so we went there for the sunset. The drive up was extremely terrifying for me (as I am afraid of heights) but we made it and it was beautiful up there. There is a long walk up to a higher level... More 

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Thank Cheryl6785
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our second visit and this recent one had a very limited sunrise due to the cloud cover but the singing by the park rep was remarkably beautiful. It's so cold there that you really need to prepare but it's a definite bucket list check off.

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Thank DonnaReneeT
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We set off from Kihei at around 330am and made it in plenty of time before sunsrise although car parking at the top proved interesting. Beautiful opportunity to witness a great sunsrise from an amazing place. You gotta do the lodge for breakfast on the way down!

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Thank Craig F
Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Haleakala crater is a must see and it is way about the clouds and you get a breathtaking view. If you go during the day it is not nearly as cold as some tourists claim. Probably more cold if you go to the sunset tour. Better to take a tour bus as it is a scarey drive up to the... More 

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Thank Michael L
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Believe me when I say that no trip to Maui would be complete without venturing to the Crater to watch the sunrise! We were debating on whether to do this or not but we are glad that we did as it is truly impressive and will not leave you disappointed. You can either rent a car and drive yourself or... More 

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Thank Chris L
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must do! Be sure to dress in layers as it is very, very cold at the top. A sweater is not enough! Also be sure to bring a small flash light as you need to walk a short bit on a path to get to the top and it is pitch black out. Definitely check the time... More 

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Thank Smokie113
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So needles to say this place is beautiful, high above the clouds. The visitor center is just under 10,000 ft. Word of caution, this is a very technical drive, not for the faint of heart. If you do drive yourself, understand once you leave the state highway, the road up the crater has no guard rails. It can be frightening... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go early at least 4 am, because you won't find parking at the top . It is very cold around 40 degrees. The view is the most amazing thing ever.bring food and water if you want to do the trails after the sunrise. Make sure you go to the bathroom before going to the sumit since there are no bathrooms... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Do yourself a favor and take the time to see Haleakala Crater. It is breathtakingly beautiful, and is something we never expected to find on Maui. The Sliding Sand hike into the crater is unbelievable. If you only do one hike there, that is the one to do. It's a little tough on older knees, but if you take your... More 

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