Experience upcountry Maui with a thrilling combination of ziplines, aerial canopy bridges, suspended swinging bridges, access bridge and more.
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Piiholo Ranch Canopy Tours, which opened in March 2011, and is the newest offering from Piiholo Ranch Adventures. The canopy adventure takes place on an 800-acre, family-owned historic ranch above Makawao town in beautiful upcountry Maui. You will experience a thrilling combination of ziplines, aerial canopy bridges, suspended swinging bridges, access bridges and you will also get to experience the NEW "QUICKjump" as you soar and free fall through the stunning tropical forest canopy and ravines.
We would like to introduce the newest member of the Piiholo Zipline Team, the "QUICKjump!" Come and experience the thrill of this amazing device. The "QUICKjump" gives riders the initial sensation of a "free fall" and then safely lowers them for the remainder of the journey to reach the ground. This exhilarating experience will be one that you do not want to miss! Guests also have the option of rappelling down to the ground if they do not wish to "QUICKjump."
*Continuous adventures from start to end.
*Owned by a seven-generation Maui family, the Baldwins, rooted in island ranching traditions.
*Wildlife sightings might include axis deer, goats, mountain pua'a (boar), Hawaiian pueo (owls), and nene (geese).
7-line Tree Top Zip Tour
This tour combines begins soaring high above the Kahakapao Valley. Sail through canopy tunnels and land at the Pirate Ship Tree House. You will enjoy 7 different lines ranging from 175 feet to 930 feet!!! Light snack and beverages are provided.
Duration: 2.5 hours by request with groups of 8 individuals.
What to Know
Daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Check In: 45 minutes prior to scheduled start time for signing of waivers, safety briefing and fitting of gear. Guests will first check in at the outpost, and then drive to tour starting point (about 1/4 mile).
Tours go out rain or shine, rain gear is provided as needed. Piiholo Ranch reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any tour due to weather or any other unforeseen situation.
Please wear: Long pants are not required, although capris or longer shorts for comfort are recommended. A hat, sunscreen and a light cover-up are recommended.
*Closed toe shoes are required. Vibram FiveFingers, Crocs, water shoes, open toed sandals, etc. are prohibited.
Don't forget your camera! Just make sure it has a strap for safety. Anything dropped on tour is gone for good.
Zipline tours go out rain or shine, rain gear is provided as needed.
Driving Directions [ show
All zipline riders must be at least 8 years old, weigh between 50 - 250 pounds, and be in good physical condition. Each participant is weighed before start of tour.
No unaccompanied children under 18.
No pregnant women.
No scuba diving 24 hrs prior to this tour.
No persons with back or neck problems, recent surgeries or any other medical condition which may be aggravated by this activity.
Some moderate physical activity and stair climbing; must be able to carry up to 12 lbs.
GPS address: 799 Piiholo Road, Makawao HI 96768
Driving into Kahului on Dairy Rd, turn right onto Highway 36 (Hana Highway) and proceed 2 miles.
Turn uphill onto Highway 37 (Haleakala Highway) and drive approximately 7.25 miles.
Watch for the sign to "Historic Makawao Town", and turn left onto Makawao Avenue.
Proceed straight for almost 2 miles and turn right onto Piiholo Road.
You will see the parking lot on the right, at 779 Piiholo Road.
Pull into the parking area in front of the building and
proceed into the store to start your check - in process.
Estimated driving times:
30 minutes from Kahului Airport
45 minutes from Wailuku/Central Maui Area
1 hour from Kihei/Wailea/South Maui Area
1.5 hours from Kaanapali/West Maui Area
2 hours from Kapalua/Kahana Area
2 hours from top of Haleakala Crater
Due to the popularity of zipline tours, they tend to book out quickly. Please call us if you plan to attend within 10 days to ensure the date, time and activity is available.