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3 of the Most Incredible Maui Airplane Tours

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It’s no secret that Maui, Hawaii is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. And the best way to see it is from above! On Maui airplane tours, you’ll discover the rugged volcanoes, lush tropical rainforests, and deep valleys of waterfalls that have made the island famous. You may even be able to spot a few whales! If you want to create unforgettable memories with your family, start planning a trip to Maui and set some time aside for an airplane tour. Here are some of our favorites.

Learn more about Maui airplane tours when you download our free vacation guide. It’s full of recommendations for fun things to do during your stay at The Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono!

Top 3 Maui Airplane Tours

1. Volcano Air Tours

To experience Hawaii’s volcanic landscape from above, sign up for a two-hour tour with Volcano Air Tours. Their comfortable, air-conditioned airplanes depart from Maui and fly over the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. You’ll see Madame Pele, the world’s most active volcano, and Haleakala, the world’s largest dormant volcano. You’ll also fly over lava flows in an active volcano area on the Big Island of Hawaii. Every passenger has a large window to gaze out of and a stereo headset to listen to the pilot’s narration. With variable volcano activity and weather, each tour is a completely unique adventure!

2. Air Maui Helicopter Tours

Air Maui’s exclusive private-landing tour takes you to some of Maui’s most unique locations with stunning views of the island and ocean below. The Hana/Haleakala flight covers the most requested sights on Maui, including Haleakala Crater, tropical Hana rainforests, and spectacular waterfalls. Or, sign up for the West Maui/Molokai tour and enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and sea cliffs of Molokai’s rugged north shore. You can even request a private charter and fly anywhere you want in Hawaii! It’s perfect for marriage proposals, weddings, honeymoons, birthdays, and more.

3. Maui Flight Academy

If you’ve always wanted to learn to fly, there’s no better location than the Hawaiian islands. Maui Flight Academy is a top-notch flight school that gives visitors a chance to be the pilot. You’ll learn and perform basic flight maneuvers including how to takeoff, cruise, and land. You can even choose where you want to fly: Hana, Molokai, Lanai, Hilo, and more! For more information on lessons and pricing, call (808) 298-5188 or email

Book Your Stay at The Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono!

After a once-in-a-lifetime experience, head back to our Maui bed and breakfast and reminisce! Our inn is located just 10 minutes from the Kahului Airport and provides the peace and quiet you’ll need after a long, exciting day. Feel free to stroll our lush gardens and grounds, or relax in one of our comfortable guest rooms or suites. We even offer a delicious complimentary breakfast each morning! Visit our accommodations page to see what’s available and contact us to make your reservations. We look forward to having you!

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    Maui, Hawaii 96793