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Hang Gliding Maui

Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
+1 808-572-6557
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I touched a cloud!

This is an amazing experience, even for those who are afraid of heights! Armins' experience is... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
melodymcg
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Thunder Bay, Canada
Expensive, and worth every penny!

The road to get out that way is nerve wracking with a lot of spots where it will suddenly change to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Tim B
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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 1 May 2016

This is an amazing experience, even for those who are afraid of heights! Armins' experience is evident immediately and you feel an instant confidence in him. He is patient, informative and most important of all competent. This is an experience where safety is obviously paramount...More

2  Thank melodymcg
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The road to get out that way is nerve wracking with a lot of spots where it will suddenly change to one lane for both directions of traffic so give yourself ample time to drive out that way. Once you get there you are in...More

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 12 April 2016

My wife, three children (ages 17, 15, and 12) and I each did a 45-minute flight/lesson with Armin. My youngest child and I were a little scared at the outset, but Armin put us at ease. He was informative, fun, and confidence inspiring, and words...More

1  Thank Larry R
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

My sons (age 14 and 15) and I each took a half hour flying lesson with Armin on the last day of a ten day trip in Maui. It was the highlight of our trip. Armin is funny, awesome to talk to and most important...More

1  Thank Kristin K
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I wanted to make sure my partner had this experience as he has no fear and loves adventures! Little did I know that he would book both of us an hour lesson each! Eeek! I am a bit of a woosie so I figured there...More

1  Thank JandJIndiana
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Words can't describe what an incredibly cool experience it is to take off in this very small, very open flying machine -- wow! Exhilarating! Seeing the beautiful black lava coastline from the air is a unique, cool once in a lifetime experience! The stunning rugged...More

1  Thank IFM5
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Waking fantasy within a dream come true, is the simplest way I’ve found to describe my stellar experience flying over Maui with Armin as a pilot, guide, instructor, new friend, (and even comedian). I’ve always dreamed of flying, as I’m sure many of us reading...More

2  Thank Raffidelic
Reviewed 16 March 2016

You will never have an experience that is anything like this! Flying along in a propeller driven hang glider a few thousand feet above the spectacular Maui coast, in the open air (with expert pilot Armin at the controls) was by far the highlight of...More

2  Thank john c
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

What a rush! Flying like a bird up and down the coastline and inland up the mountain a bit. Incredible views, a comfortable ride, great instruction on how to fly and a gentle, smooth landing!! Armin is friendly and fun, as well as an excellent...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 25 February 2016

You can easily skip every other activity on this island if you go hang gliding with Armin. There is absolutely no substitute for seeing Maui this way!! This was the best flying experience I have ever had and the best part of my entire trip....More

1  Thank Sha G
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conleyfun
13 April 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!
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dhaase1206
3 January 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
You pay depending on time--- I was up for an hour +. David
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idclaire
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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
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