Haleakala Sunset Tour
View the Sunset From the Top of the World
Experience the very best place to view a sunset on Maui, atop the 10,023 ft. summit of Haleakala. This amazing tour begins with a guided vehicle tour of the Upcountry area as well as Haleakala National Park.
Our Certified Interpretive Guides will share with you the unique Culture and History of Maui and specifically the Upcountry area during the tour. Once inside Haleakala National Park, our guides will explore subjects such as the distinct geology and ecology of the surrounding area. Other topics of discussion include Traditional Ocean Navigation and Hawaiian Mythology.
Once the sun goes down, you will be treated to one of the best places on earth for viewing the nighttime sky, Haleakala!
- 11-24 passengers
- Interpretive Tour provided by TWO NAI Certified Guides
- Haleakalā National Park Tour –Haleakalā EcoTours is authorized by the National Park to provide tours and services
- Upcountry Tour – Haiku, Makawao, Kula
- North Shore Tour – Paia, Ho’okipa, Haiku
- Central Maui Tour – Kahului, Wailuku
- Multi-Lingual Interpretive Mobile App (Free Download)
- Dining experience provided at one of Maui’s finest restaurants
Highlights of the Tour Include:
Encounter the elegant Silversword plant, found nowhere else in the world as well as Hawaii’s state bird, the Nene goose. Haleakalā is home to hundreds of rare and endangered species of plants and animals. Learn the importance of protecting their habitats and upholding the National Park mission of Preservation and Conservation.
Maui’s rich farming and ranching history is still evident by vast pastures that line the side of the mountain. Kula’s cool weather and rich volcanic soil, makes the area an ideal spot for a number of Lavender, Protea, and Macadamia Nut farms.
The Hawaiian Cowboys or Paniolos have roots set deep in the town of Makawao. This small town still has hitching rails at store fronts just as the locals once used to tie up their horses.
Today Paia is a popular surf destination, however Paia’s history is as intriguing as it is fascinating. Learn about how the Sugar Plantations shaped this town and the culture of the island, and how this small north shore town was once a gathering place for entertainment and fun.
Like Paia, Haiku has its roots in agriculture. The Pineapple industry built this small, rural town, with the pineapple cannery as the center of action. Haiku also played a pivotal part in World War 2 by being the home of the Fourth Division Marines during the 1940’s.
The impressive voyaging skills of early Polynesians changed the course of history by spreading their culture across the Pacific. Learn about this ancient evolving people and culture and the myths and legends that inspired them. From the first arrival of the Marquesans, to the second wave of Tahitians, see how they established a civilization and birthed monarchies, including the Kamehameha dynasty which united the Hawaiian Islands.
- Interpretive Tour provided by NAI Certified Interpretive Guides (CIG)The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) professional association for those involved in the interpretation of natural and cultural heritage resources..
- Admission into Haleakalā National Park by Authorized Partner Haleakalā EcoTours
- Drive to us or get picked up