Unforgettable sunrise experience atop a volcano. Transportation from most hotels included.
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Yes, you’ll have to get up early, but once you reach the summit of Mt. Haleakala, the largest dormant volcano on Earth to see the most amazing sunrise, you will agree that it was so much worth it. It is an experience that even famous author Mark Twain in 1886 tried to describe as “…the sublimest spectacle I ever witnessed, and I think the memory of it will remain with me always.”
Rising over 10,000 feet from sea level, Haleakala is well-known for its raw beauty and unique moon-like landscapes. In fact, the surroundings look so much like the ones on the moon that even American astronauts are trained here for their lunar landing. The crater itself is an incredible 3,000 feet deep, 7.5 miles long and 2.5 miles wide.
So come and join Polynesian Adventure Tours for an experience of a lifetime. You’ll travel in one of their spacious and comfortable Premier Mini Coaches. At the Puu Ulaula Overlook, you’ll have plenty of great photo opportunities and will even be treated to complimentary coffee and fresh pastries.
Later on, you’ll visit Haleakala National Park and the House of the Sun Visitor Center. Heading back down, you can enjoy the diverse landscapes of the area and may see the rare silversword plant, which grows only here on Maui and nowhere else in the world. Or if you’re lucky, you may spot a nene, the Hawaii state bird.
Points of interest you will see include:
- Kula District
- Haleakala National Park (Admission included)
- Haleakala Crater
- Puu Ulaula Overlook
- Haleakala Visitor Center
- Rare Silversword Plants
What to Know
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Hotel pick up begins at 2:30 am to 4:30 am depending on your location. Allow 15-20 minutes wait time at pickup.
Return to your Hotel between 10:00am and 10:30am
Complimentary coffee and pastries provided.
Please: dress warmly in layers for Haleakala's summit because temperatures up there range from 20-40° F (-6.5 to 4.4° C).
View of the sunrise is weather permitting and not guaranteed.
Included: Round-trip transportation from Kapalua-Napili, Kahana, Honokawai, Kaanapali, Lahaina, Maalaea, Makena, Wailea, Kihei, Kahului hotels is included the price.
Make sure you tell us which hotel you are staying at in the comment box during the check out process.