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Hang Gliding Maui

Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
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Absolutely a MUST-DO in Maui!

I can't recommend this highly enough. It's worth driving the Road to Maui just for this (but take... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
A TripAdvisor Member
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Up Up and Away!

Wonderful experience. You are up close and personal with the clouds. The only nervous part was when... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
leroysdog
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Winter Park, Florida
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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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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I can't recommend this highly enough. It's worth driving the Road to Maui just for this (but take the other route - see notes below!). Forget even going to the Seven Sacred Pools if you don't have time to do both, you will fly over...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Wonderful experience. You are up close and personal with the clouds. The only nervous part was when were over land and there were differences in air temperature causing a bit of "turbulence". However, Armin was spot on confident. Would gladly do it again. Even my...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

My Husband and I both took lessons in April. It was phenomenal! Armin was professional, knowledgable and one of the nicest people we've ever met. By the time you go up in the air, you feel like you've known him forever. The views are just...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Seriously, you won't stop thinking about it for days. Afraid of heights? No problem, I thought so too. My heart was pounding like crazy as I was putting on the helmet before I got on. And yet there I was 2,000 feet up in elevation...More

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armine_13, Owner at Hang Gliding Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thank you for this wonderful review. It was great meeting you both and showing you the basics about powered Hang gliding. Check out this app: allabouttrikes it got some good videos on it. Hope to fly with you again and the next time you get...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Exhilarating, yet you feel very safe. Beautiful views. Armin is terrific. Very informative and fun! You won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

First of all, Armin is amazing. Accommodating to a last minute time change, funny, and really informative. You'll be able to hold the controls within minutes of getting into the air Second of all, this is one of those experiences that you will remember forever....More

2  Thank Vigi K
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Everything from the personal service from Armin and his wife Karin to the flights for myself, wife and son were beyond excellent. I've seen Hawaii from a helicopter and thought that was amazing but this took the cake! It is an experience that will stay...More

2  Thank Allen A
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Exciting and amazing! This was such a fun, novel experience. What a great way to see the amazing views, colors, and sights of Hana. I felt totally safe and secure the entire time, and yet experienced the open air and excitement of hang gliding. The...More

2  Thank Peggy S
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armine_13, Owner at Hang Gliding Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2016

Mahalo Peggy for the outstanding review. It was a pleasure teaching you the basics of powered Hang gliding. Next time you will be in the front seat. Thank you for your business

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

My husband really wanted to do this activity so he booked it for us and our two sons 13 and 11 (it states you have to be 12 but he made an exception for us as my son is almost 12). Everyone LOVED the flight....More

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armine_13, Owner at Hang Gliding Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Mahalo for the stella review. I hope to fly with you again on your next visit. You will be in the front seat on the next flight lesson.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

If you ever wanted to know what it's like to ride a motorcycle in the sky, this would be it. I wanted to fly since I was a little boy. Flying with Armin in the power hang glider trike open cockpit is an experience of...More

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Sharron E
18 March 2018|
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Response from 636esther | Reviewed this property |
I did not. don't do it if you are afraid of heights. Hangliding was the highlight of my trip!!
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conleyfun
12 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
2 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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