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Haleakala Crater

Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96768
+1 808-572-4400
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A dormant volcano measuring 10,000 feet above sea level, it is Maui's highest point.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96768
+1 808-572-4400
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We didn't know this existed. In the area for zip wire and were told to consider a visit. Mind blowing place so high above the clouds, have to pay $25 to enter the park worth every dime. You see and learn so many Awsome things...More

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This one is WAY over-rated, folks. We love the outdoors. We are the crazy people who get up at 2am to watch meteor showers out in the middle of nowhere. We plan vacations around eclipses. We love amazing natural experiences. Sunrise at Haleakala was a...More

3  Thank MickeysBestPal
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful. No place like this on earth. We were 10,000 feet above the ground, above the clouds with a gorgeous view of the sunset. It was chilly but not as cold as I expected. A sweatshirt and sweatpants was fine. This is my...More

Thank Kira D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Haleakala Crater was THE experience of my 2-week stay in Maui. You really cannot put this experience into words - the scenery is almost Mars-like at times. And it does not have to be sunrise or sunset to fully enjoy it. But it would help...More

1  Thank HeddiL
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is truly beautiful. The drive, the scenery, the clouds, the hike... it is something you won't ever forget. It is well worth the time. It can be cold at 10,000 ft so be prepared.

Thank Girlfrien
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my fave parts of our trip to Hawaii! It's like you are on another planet... we were on a cruise and decided to rent a car and drive up ourselves and it was fabulous! The entire drive up the mountain is gorgeous. Having...More

Thank Mandy T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous sunrise on the mountain! Dress warm (only 48 degrees when we were there) and purchase a reservation early! You won't regret getting up early and driving the windy road up the mountain!

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 5 days ago

A definite must if visiting Maui. Indeed Maui wouldn't be here without it. Long winding drive takes you to the car park where there are toilets and a café. Its a walk to the visitor centre from which there are great views of the crater...More

1  Thank Mel B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The drive to the top of Haleakala Crater is gorgeous. In and out of clouds, views for miles on a clear day. Nothing quite like it.

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip is well worth the ride and or climb! Reaching the top requires an additional layer of clothing, so definitely take a sweatshirt of sweater. The views are beautiful. One can also see the observatory, but it is not accessible to the public.

Thank Gale M
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Neeki M
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Scuba_Dude08_10 | Reviewed this property |
That's a good question. Unfortunately, I don't know the answer. The area is somewhat remote and I'm not sure if you can even find a find a taxi or Uber near the crater.
August 21, 2017|
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Response from Sal C | Reviewed this property |
This is a very safe road- we just did it 10 days ago. I rate it as my top activity while In Maui. Enjoy being above the clouds and prepare for much cooler temperatures.
August 13, 2017|
Response from Wes M |
In the exact same predicament. We have 7 more days here and would like to see the sunrise. They say they release some spots 24 hours ahead, but I can't seem to find any.