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Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour with Breakfast

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icon10 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 7 more

Overview

Experience an incredible daybreak view from top of Maui’s highest peak during this 7- to 8-hour Mt. Haleakala sunrise tour. Journey with a guide on this massive volcano to witness the orange and red-colored dawn of a new day set amidst the clouds, enjoying the sublime beauty of a sight that once inspired literary great Mark Twain. This Maui sunrise excursion also includes round-trip hotel transportation, breakfast and entrance fees.
  • Sunrise trip to Haleakala on Maui
  • See the sun rise over Haleakala crater
  • Breathtaking views of Maui at sunrise
  • Scenic drive through Kula District
  • Professionally narrated tour
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Maui hotels
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Round-Trip Transportation in Air-Conditioned Comfort
Complimentary Maui hotel pickup and return
Admission is included to Haleakala National Park
Includes breakfast at one of Maui’s premier restaurants after descending Haleakalā
Tax and applicable admissions
Gratuities
Port pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup from specific hotels on Maui approximately between 2 and 3 AM; please search for your exact hotel in the pickup section. If you are staying somewhere we do not pickup at, please enter your pickup location address in the free-form field and contact us for your exact pickup which will be at one of the locations below.

Safeway Lahaina Cannery Mall 1221 HI-30, Lahaina, HI 96761
Safeway Kihei 277 Pi'Ikea Ave, Kihei, HI 96753
Maui Mall 70 East Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, Maui 96732
Minit Stop Store 333 Dairy Road Kahului, Maui 96732

Airports

  • Kahului Airport, 1 Keolani Pl, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732


Start your day in Maui with a breathtaking sunrise view of the island from atop its highest peak on this daybreak excursion to Mount Haleakala. This exceptional sunrise experience is sure to be a highlight of your trip to Maui.

Start your trip in the dark of the very early morning with a pickup at your Maui hotel. You’ll then continue by air-conditioned minibus on a scenic drive passing the Kula District. and Maui’s rare silversword plants.

Arriving at the Haleakala National Park, steadily climb by minibus up Haleakala to 9,740 feet elevation to the Visitor Center. You’ll see Maui’s rare and endemic silversword plants that poignantly bloom once, then perish. You’ll also witness the sunrise from the Visitor Center area. The views from Haleakala are nothing short of spectacular. Writer Mark Twain, upon visiting the peak in 1866, wrote that the volcano was “the most sublime spectacle I ever witnessed and the memory of it will remain with me always.”

Observe the first rays of the new day slowly creep across the distant horizon. Soon the sky fills with the majestic glow of the new day, and the warm beams of light creep across the island of Maui, illuminating the land below. It’s a sight you’re sure to remember for many years to come.

At the end of your morning sunrise experience you’ll head to breakfast at a local restaurant and then receive a drop-off back at your Maui hotel, tired but thrilled by your amazing morning trip.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Haleakala Crater
Home to the world’s largest dormant volcano; over 30,000 acres. The park is known for its endemic and rare flora and fauna, scenic drive and stunning views.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Park Headquarters Visitor Center
Majestic views of the crater at 9,740 ft. Viewing of the sunrise takes place here.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Makawao
Drive past this quaint town with miles of greenery.
Pass By:  
Kula
Views of Kula - open country slopes, quaint & rustic.
Stop At:  
Kula Lodge Restaurant
Enjoy a local-style, sit down breakfast on the slopes of Haleakala.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Dress warmly as temperatures are typically between 20-40 F.
  • Special needs requests must be called in to the local supplier at least 1 week prior to tour date.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • All special needs requests are handled and accommodated on a situational basis.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We do not guarantee clear viewing of the sunrise as it depends on current weather conditions.
  • This tour is not recommended for people with heart or respiratory conditions that may be exacerbated due to high altitude. People who have gone scuba diving should wait 24 hours before going on this tour
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Polynesian Adventure Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour with Breakfast?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour with Breakfast?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour with Breakfast?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour with Breakfast?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour with Breakfast.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour with Breakfast?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour with Breakfast.

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Alfredo was the best tour...
Jean_O
, Sep 2021
Alfredo was the best tour guide I've had. I loved the scenery and the beautiful cool air at night. Will do it again,once is not enough.
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This was a fantastic...
Patrick_T
, Sep 2021
This was a fantastic tour. The view of the sunrise was breathtaking and it was a once in a lifetime experience to view it.
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star-5
Preston was great
Abby_N
, Sep 2021
Preston was very knowledgeable. Although our we weren’t able to see the sunrise, since it got incredibly cloudy right before, the trip is was still worth it.
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Sunrise like no other!!
Fred_S
, Sep 2021
The Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour was amazing. Preston our tour guide and driver was the best. He shared his expertise knowledge of Maui and went above and beyond to answer all questions. He felt like family. Knew the best spots to view the sunrise and offered gloves to protect our hands. Preston was ready for it all! The breakfast was delicious as well. The sunrise was truly a once in a lifetime experience! I know its Hawaii but pack like you're going to Alaska when you are going on this tour!! An underamour and hoodie was not enough! Book this now if you haven't, definitely worth every penny!
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Best outing on Maui!!
Patricia_T
, Sep 2021
I cannot give you just one! Preston made our trip so memorable!! From what to look for when we first got there, to all the facts and stories about the volcano and Maui. We had a great time. Was our best outing!!! I really cannot say enough about how he made this trip!!! Mahalo!!!!
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star-5
Amazing experience
AJW
, Sep 2021
Wonderful experience to start our vacation. We were fortunate to have Preston as our guide, he was knowledgeable, personalized the experience for each of the group members and was generally entertaining.
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star-4
Amazing view and overpriced
Ramya
, Sep 2021
The view was amazing and loved every moment. It is overpriced. Unfortunately driving up requires permit and it isn't easy.
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star-5
Haleakala sunrise
Ray_B
, Sep 2021
We have an amazing experienced and our driver Preston is wonderful . It’s beautiful and amazing to see the sunrise.
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Amazing experience
Jeanette_F
, Sep 2021
Comfortable transportation Great guide Adequate breakfast Fabulous sunrise The experience was amazing and worth getting up at 1:30 am!
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Sunrise tour
Maureen_P
, Sep 2021
Great adventure it could have been a little longer after sunrise, driver was an excellent tour guide
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