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Hang Gliding Maui

#1 of 8 Tours in Hana
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Address: Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
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+1 808-572-6557
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AMAZING Time!

This was absolutely wonderful, worth every single dime and then some. Firstly, the gentleman who runs this place, Mr. Armin Engert is so kind and generous. His sole goal is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was absolutely wonderful, worth every single dime and then some. Firstly, the gentleman who runs this place, Mr. Armin Engert is so kind and generous. His sole goal is ensuring that you have a good time and truly makes you feel like family. The entire Road to Hannah was a wonderful trip, but the opportunity to see the amazing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is by far my favorite part of the Maui trip. I took my mom here today to fly with Armin in celebration of her birthday, my mum is TERRIFIED of heights, but she has a BLAST flying with Armin. He is super sweet, considerate, caring and very patient with us. We were originally scheduled to fly on tuesday, but... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was my first flight in anything but a commercial airliner. I couldn't have picked a better place to try ultralight flying, or a more experienced and entertaining pilot to learn from. The views along the Hana coast were delicious: waterfalls in the canyons, blue ocean against black lava cliffs. Being in a completely open cockpit definitely gives you a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I both loved our 45 minute adventure with Armand, fun, exciting and beautiful. Five stars plus. Couldn't be better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Learn to fly with Armin, Probably the best activity on Maui! Great views, good instruction, how did I not know this was a thing until now!?

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Scottsdale, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We decided to try something more adventurous on this last trip. Something a bit more exciting than zip-lining. We found Armin, who runs his hang gliding "school" out of the Hana airport. Armin was a complete delight and the trip was fabulous. We chose the 45 minute ride, and, Armin took each of us up into the clouds, over several... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I was the first man to fly an ultralight around the world. I did it in 1998, and took 120 days; I obviously tried for 80 days but the Chinese and the Russians had other ideas. I have visited Maui a number of times, and in particular, Armin Engert’s ultralight operation – Hang Gliding Maui - out of Hana Airport.... More 

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

There is no better way to see Hana and Maui than from an open-cockpit ultralight. With Armin Engert at Hang Gliding Maui you can do that and also learn about how to fly a weight-shift aircraft. He's a pilot with tons of experience, a fantastic attitude and a wonderfully wry sense of humor. The man Armin took flying before me... More 

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Durham, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband and I visited Maui this summer and the hang gliding experience was absolutely amazing. Armin is very down to earth and friendly and loves what he does. He took us up one at a time, and let me tell you, I just couldn't stop smiling the entire time. It is such a thrill to be up in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Armin is the BEST! He will go out of his way to make your experience unforgettable. He has thousands of hours of gliding experience and loves to put his "students" at ease with individualize attention. A great sense of humor and very personable. The highlight of my hour lesson was the 4 minute, power-off glide down from 4500 feet to... More 

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