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Hang Gliding Maui

Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
+1 808-264-3287
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Nothing beats flying in an open-cockpit ultralight over Hana!

There is no better way to see Hana and Maui than from an open-cockpit ultralight. With Armin Engert... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2016
Novato, California
Don't miss this opportunity of a lifetime!

My husband and I visited Maui this summer and the hang gliding experience was absolutely amazing... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2016
Durham, NC
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Hang gliding Maui offers flights in a powered Hang glider over Hana's spectacular coastline and rainforest. No experience necessary. Your pilot Armin Engert has logged more than 20,000 hours of flying Hang gliders, Powered Hang gliders and General Aviation planes. The Hang gliding wing is tested to 6 positive and 3 negative G-forces. The craft is also equipped with a BRS (ballistic recovery system, emergency parachute) Please check out our web site hangglidingmaui.com
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Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

There is no better way to see Hana and Maui than from an open-cockpit ultralight. With Armin Engert at Hang Gliding Maui you can do that and also learn about how to fly a weight-shift aircraft. He's a pilot with tons of experience, a fantastic...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

My husband and I visited Maui this summer and the hang gliding experience was absolutely amazing. Armin is very down to earth and friendly and loves what he does. He took us up one at a time, and let me tell you, I just couldn't...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2016

Armin is the BEST! He will go out of his way to make your experience unforgettable. He has thousands of hours of gliding experience and loves to put his "students" at ease with individualize attention. A great sense of humor and very personable. The highlight...More

1  Thank traveladict1946
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Wow what a great flight Instructor. This was my third lesson with Armin and my wife's first, we both had a ball. I took two lessons four years ago with Armin and got hooked. Went home and brought my own trike. If you have ever...More

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armine_13, Owner at Hang Gliding Maui, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2016

Awesome review.Mahalo. I look forward to flying with you again today. Blue Skies and many more happy landings

Reviewed October 14, 2016

Loved this from start to finish and Armin is the perfect pilot/guide. The closest thing to being a bird that I'll probably experience and the views are just amazing. Being up in the clouds was "heavenly" :-)

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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I can't recommend this highly enough. It's worth driving the Road to Maui just for this (but take the other route - see notes below!). Forget even going to the Seven Sacred Pools if you don't have time to do both, you will fly over...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2016

Wonderful experience. You are up close and personal with the clouds. The only nervous part was when were over land and there were differences in air temperature causing a bit of "turbulence". However, Armin was spot on confident. Would gladly do it again. Even my...More

1  Thank leroysdog
Reviewed September 9, 2016

My Husband and I both took lessons in April. It was phenomenal! Armin was professional, knowledgable and one of the nicest people we've ever met. By the time you go up in the air, you feel like you've known him forever. The views are just...More

2  Thank Cathy D
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Seriously, you won't stop thinking about it for days. Afraid of heights? No problem, I thought so too. My heart was pounding like crazy as I was putting on the helmet before I got on. And yet there I was 2,000 feet up in elevation...More

2  Thank justenomad
armine_13, Owner at Hang Gliding Maui, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2016

Thank you for this wonderful review. It was great meeting you both and showing you the basics about powered Hang gliding. Check out this app: allabouttrikes it got some good videos on it. Hope to fly with you again and the next time you get...More

Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Exhilarating, yet you feel very safe. Beautiful views. Armin is terrific. Very informative and fun! You won't be disappointed!

2  Thank pamsauer
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April 12, 2017|
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Response from traveladict1946 | Reviewed this property |
You feel very secure in your little "pod "or "cocoon" in the air. You are actually somewhat sitting in the lap of your instructor with his arms on either side of you. Very secure feeling!
January 2, 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
You pay depending on time--- I was up for an hour +. David
June 11, 2015|
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Response from lorithedoglover | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have seen tour buses on Hana Hwy, but not sure they would give you time to the gliding. You should contact Arman, the pilot. He is VERY helpful and may be able to tell you the best way to get there. There are... More