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Haleakala Sunset Tour and Dinner on Maui

  • 5-hour Haleakala sunset tour on Maui
  • Watch the sun descend over the lowlands and see neighboring islands from the volcano's summit
  • Stop at the the Kula Lodge Marketplace and the Haleakala National Park headquarters
Haleakala Sunset Tour and Dinner on Maui
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Maui is known for its legendary sunsets, so why not watch it while standing atop the tallest peak on Maui? Here at nearly 10,000 feet (3,050 m) on the summit of Haleakala, watch the horizon explode in orange and bathe the island in light. As the oranges turn to blue and violet on the gradual journey towards dark, look towards the sky and watch as stars begin popping out through the heavens. The sunset experience is completely different than visiting Haleakala for sunrise, and in addition to the magical evening light show, guests will visit the Kula Lodge Marketplace on the journey up the mountain, and dine on a tasty, three-course meal at Café O’Lei past dark.
What to Expect
After the convenient hotel pickup in an air-conditioned coach, sink into a comfortable seat for the journey up the mountain. Make a stop at the Kula Lodge Marketplace where you can experience the art and culinary talents of Maui and Hawaii's renowned artists and craftsmen.

After a stop at the Haleakala Park Visitor Center at about 7,000 feet (2,134m), make the final, winding, push towards the volcano’s magnificent summit. The crater overlook is just below the summit at 9,740 feet (2,969m), and there’s a good chance you’ll be one of the only people there. Gaze upon the colorful crater with its smooth, lunar cinder cones, and peer across the orange horizon to the peaks of the Big Island in the distance. After staying to watch the stars twinkle high above the volcano, descend the mountain for a three-course meal near sea level at Café O’Lei. Meal options are both meat and vegetarian, and the evening concludes with a convenient drop-off right back at your hotel.

Sample Dinner Menu:
First Course:
Caesar salad
Kula green salad with papaya seed and lilikoi dressing (veg)
Portuguese bean soup
Second Course:
Top sirloin steak
Chicken linguine
Grilled vegetable Napoleon over quinoa with pesto and balsamic reduction (veg)
Fresh fruit sorbet
Warm brownie sundae
Hawaiian coffee
Reviews (22)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile
Not worth it

We were picked up at 2:25 pm at our hotel for the sunset tour. The bus was on time and the people were super nice, however it took 2 hours to get to a stop where we changed buses to a smaller one. After that...More

6  Thank Taboaco
KainaluK, Manager at Gray Line - Polynesian Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you were pleased with your driver guide but are sorry to learn that there were some concerns about the timing of your tour. Please be assured that our management team is looking into this....More

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Weather was not the best, but sunset was still beautiful

The tour company can't be blamed for the weather and it wasn't the best. On the way up, we were in and out of clouds and rain, so there wasn't much to see. Still, the sunset was beautiful in its own way. Our driver/guide was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jill_Bruce
Reviewed 22 May 2018
The Sites were Gorgeous - the Tour Guide could have used help

We did the Sunset Tour in April 2018. We were picked up at our condo at 3:30 PM and brought to the Golf Course to be transferred to the bus taking us on the Sunset Tour and dinner after. The driver who picked us up...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jo_and_Tom
Reviewed 25 March 2018
Not worth the hype

The sunset was not as great as was hyped. Fortunately the clouds gave way so that we could see the bottom of the crater, but not enough to enable us to see the setting sun.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank abcdef2017
Reviewed 28 February 2018
Excellent experience

Our tour director, Henry, was excellent in giving us the history on the way up to the top. It was cold so be prepared ... it was 72 degrees on the ground and 36 degrees at the top. Great experience but we were a little...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank McCStve
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3 April 2018|
Response from abcdef2017 | Reviewed this property |
They have certain stops at Kihei. Not sure about your exact location, but they state that they pick up at most hotels and resorts. They will not pick up in residential areas.
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