The Maverick Helicopter Tour of Molokai Voyage is an aerial tour of both Maui and Molokai Island. The hour-long flight features the world’s tallest sea cliffs, Pailolo Channel, and some of the most breathtaking waterfalls on earth.
Maverick Helicopter Tours Maui Molokai Voyage Overview
This 55-minute Maui helicopter tour soars above the islands of Maui and Molokai where riders can bask in picturesque views of West Maui and the islands of the Pailolo channel. Participants of this tour get an aerial view of Kahiwa Falls which are the tallest waterfalls in Hawaii, the Halawa Valley, Molokai Fringing Coral Reef, and the ancient fishponds on the south coast. A bird’s eye view of the lave rainforest and West Maui Mountains will be a memory to cherish and never forget before soaring over the famous resort communities and beaches that trace the coast of Maui. This Maui Maverick Helicopter tour is a must-see on your vacation and best way to see two islands at once!
What You Need to Bring
Riders are encouraged to bring bottled water, wear sunscreen, comfortable shoes and clothing.
Bring a camera to take pictures of your aerial tour.
Riders should also bring a photo ID as riders must be 18+ to participate.
What You Need to Know
Maverick uses the EC130 & H130 ECO-Star helicopters which are designed for tourism.
There is no shuttle service provided by Maverick for tours in Hawaiian Islands destinations.
Helicopters an accommodate up to seven guests. Private flights can be reserved by booking all seven seats.
Riders will sit in assigned seats based on ideal weight balance for efficient and ideal flying situations.
There is a maximum weight limit of 300 pounds per passenger and total weight on the helicopter cannot exceed 1240 pounds.
There is no photography allowed on the airport ramp; however, riders are encouraged to take photographs on all other parts of the tour.
MavStar language translation devices are available for non-English speaking riders.
Service Animals are not allowed on flights according to Title 14 of The Code of Federal Regulations, Part 382.117.
Pregnant women can ride but should consult with their physicians first.
Sites to See on the Molokai Voyage Helicopter Tour
The Molokai Voyage Helicopter Tour spans two islands—Western Maui and Molokai. The sites that fliers will see from above include:
Iao Valley– The Iao Valley is one of the wettest places on earth and is accessible by car, tour companies, and is handicap friendly with paved walkways. This area gets more than one inch of rain every day which drains into lao stream. The main attraction is the Iao Needle which stands 1200 feet tall.
Kapalua– This master-planned resort community stretches from Kapalua Bay to Honolua Bayand features fine restaurants, shops, and golf courses. The area is also known for its beaches including Kapalua Bay which was named America’s Best Beach by Conde Naste Traveler and Best Beach in America by Travel Channel.
Elephant Rock– This large island is officially called Mokuhooniki Island and is found just off the coast of Molokai. The formation is best viewed by helicopter and some people believe it looks like an elephant or sea turtle.
Halawa Valley– This historic district of Molokai Island is a must-see attraction that was home to Anakala Pilipo, the last living Hawaiian descendent in the valley. The valley is the oldest inhabited spot in the Hawaiian Islands.
Fish Ponds– The ancient fish ponds are found in Kalepolepo Beach Park. This historic area is both beach and cultural park but is quiet and mostly accessed by locals. The pond is fed by natural springs and the pond was once reserved for Hawaiian Royalty use only.
Pailolo Channel– The Pailolo Channel is the body of water that separates Maui from Molokai Island. The channel is known for being windy and having rough waters.
Kaanapali– This beach resort town is found in Old Hawaii and is famous for the Kaanapali Beach on the southern end. There are many high-end hotels, restaurants, shops, and attractions lining the beach for several miles as well as condos and villas.
Lahaina– The largest city in West Maui, Lahaina includes Kaanapali and Kapalua Beach Resorts and can host nearly 40,000 visitors during tourist season. Lahaina stretched the coast along Hawaii Route 30.