Mon & Sat 1:30p
Easy to Moderate
Make one of your Maui sunsets the most memorable by joining the team of Polynesian Adventure Tours on this exclusive adventure, where you will experience the sunset from the Haleakala Crater, the House of the Sun. On your way up the mountain, you will have incredible views of Upcountry Maui, Kula, and the National Park. There will be a stop at the Kula Marketplace where participants may purchase snacks and beverages. You will witness how quickly the scenery changes before your very eyes throughout your journey. From the shoreline’s views to lush green vegetation, then pasture land, to the arid landscape and awesome views of the Pacific Ocean as you approach the summit. Make sure to keep your eyes open for Haleakala’s exotic vegetation, particularly the Silversword and its silvery hairs, fleshy leaves, and low-growing rosette. Once you arrive at the summit, you will understand why this is Maui’s most visited site. Haleakala is the world’s largest dormant volcano, big enough to fit the entire island of Manhattan. You’ll also enjoy beautiful views during the descent as you return to your resort. This tour only operates two days a week and sells out well in advance. Give us a call today, or book it online so that you won’t miss this great adventure!
Adult (Ages 12 & up): $133.95 (Reg $144) +tax/fees = $147.57
Child (Ages 3-11): $89.95 (Reg $95) +tax/fees = $99.10
Infant (Ages 0-2): FREE
Pick-up is provided from major resorts and condominiums in the West and South Maui areas. You will find the exact location and time on your voucher. Tour buses are not allowed to pick up at residential areas or B& B's.
What to wear or bring:
Due to temperatures at the summit being in the '40s, you should dress in layers, warm and comfortably, As you descend, temperatures will rise again to the '70s to '80s.
Bring your battery-charged camera or camera phone with plenty of memory for your pictures.
You should also bring CASH for gratuity to your guide and restaurant server.
If you realize you cannot miss the opportunity to visit the summit of Mount Haleakala and its moonlike craters, but getting up at 2 is just not an option, this tour gives you an amazing opportunity to view the sun setting from about 10,000 feet, and at the same time enjoy your well-deserved sleep. You can even sleep in or enjoy the morning sun at the beach or pool before embarking on this exclusive journey that will take you above the clouds.
Your tour begins as your Poly Ad guide welcomes you into their state-of-the-art minibus, where you will enjoy a relaxing ride without worrying about traffic, or the worst, getting lost! You will ride along Maui shorelines until you begin the drive up the mountain. Your guide will narrate the entire tour and also show beautiful video footage through the vehicle's monitors. There will be plenty of large windows too so that you won't miss anything!
Don't forget to dress warm, as temperatures at the summit drop on average 30 degrees, compared to the sea level temperatures. You will definitely "feel the jolt" of energy and exhilaration as you exit the bus on your way to the Visitor Center and crater viewing area.
You will be in awe of the size of the crater and its similarity to the surface of the moon. It's no wonder NASA brought their first astronauts to the crater to train them on how to operate their dune boogies on the moon. As the sun begins to set, you will notice how the crater will change colors. It's definitely an unforgettable experience! You will then enjoy a beautiful journey down the mountain on your way back to your resort.
There will be a snack & Beverage stop at the Kula Market. Please bring CASH or CREDIT CARD should you decide to purchase food or drinks.
No refunds will be issued if the sunset is not visible due to inclement weather conditions.
* Not recommended for those with heart or respiratory conditions
* If scuba diving, you must wait at least 72 hours before joining this tour
* Tour is operated on rough, winding roads. Not suitable for pregnant women or those with back problems.
* Extra cleaning and disinfecting procedures were created to meet and exceed CDC guidelines
* Guests begin the day on a fully sanitized vehicle
* Busses feature Air Purification & Rapid Air Exchange through Enhanced Air Filtration
* Drivers are masked and will perform disinfection of critical touchpoints
* Guests MUST wear face masks throughout the tour, except when actively eating or drinking
* Guests MUST maintain social distancing of 6 feet from others, not in their group