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  • Address: State Highway 330, Kula 96790, USA
  • Hours: Open daily
  • Admission: US$5 per person or US$10 per vehicle

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Haleakala National Park

On the southeastern coast of Maui sits 33,000-acre Haleakala National Park, which was originally even larger when it was created in 1916, as it also included what later became Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It's believed that the park's namesake yet dormant volcanic crater of Haleakala last erupted sometime between the 15th and 17th centuries. The enormous crater seen today stretches almost seven miles across.

Sunrise trips to Haleakala are particularly popular, with many headed to the crater's summit just to see the sun come up over the lunar-looking landscape. Nighttime trips offer their own spectacular displays, since extremely good visibility and atmospheric conditions allow travelers to see an array of stars and even the Milky Way. Aside from the volcanic sights in the park, there is a lush coastal area called Kipahulu, some of which is an off-limits nature reserve and some of which is open to visitors.

Practical Info

Haleakala National Park is open year-round and 24 hours a day, so you can get the full enjoyment of the night sky as it warms into sunrise. Just remember that even if it's warm at the beach, it'll be very cold at the summit of the crater, so pack for freezing temperatures. The Haleakala Visitor Center is open from sunrise to 3pm. You'll need to book a tour or rent a car to reach the park, as there's no public transport into the park itself. A three-day vehicle pass costs $10, including park entry for everyone in the car.

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Spectacular Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour, Maui, null
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Spectacular Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 270 Reviews

Witness the dawn of a new day on a Haleakala Sunrise Tour. Standing at the top of majestic Mt. Haleakala, renowned for its stunning sunrises and beauty, ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 7 - 8 hours

From USD $143.17
Small-Group Luxury Day Trip to Haleakala National Park and Hana Coast Rainforest, Maui, Day Trips
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Small-Group Luxury Day Trip to Haleakala National Park and Hana Coast Rainforest

4.5 star rating: Recommended 18 Reviews

Experience Maui’s diverse landscapes – from the countryside to the coast – on this small-group luxury day trip. Aboard a luxury limo-van, soak in sweeping ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 9-10 hours

From USD $254.17
Small-Group Tour: Luxury Haleakala Sunrise Experience, Maui, Day Trips
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Small-Group Tour: Luxury Haleakala Sunrise Experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 36 Reviews

Start your day on Maui at the top of the world! This small-group guided tour, for just up to eight guests, gives you an exclusive view of the famed Haleakala ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $239.58
Haleakala, Iao Valley and Central Maui Day Tour, Maui, Luxury Tours
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Haleakala, Iao Valley and Central Maui Day Tour

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See the best central Maui on this scenic and informative guided day trip, with hotel pickup and drop-off. Your knowledgeable local guide will take you to the ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 8 - 9 hours

From USD $113.69
East Maui 45-minute Helicopter Tour over Haleakala Crater, Maui, Day Trips
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East Maui 45-minute Helicopter Tour over Haleakala Crater

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You'll enjoy all of the "must see" sights in Maui on spectacular Maui helicopter tours! Soar to the 10,000 foot (3,050 meter) Haleakala Volcano Crater, ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 45 minutes (approx.)

From USD $230.00
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Haleakala Zipline Adventure, Maui, Helicopter Tours
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Haleakala Zipline Adventure

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Reviews

Haleakala is the crowning jewel of Maui, making up nearly 75% of the island. On this zipline adventure, soar along the slopes of this massive volcano; fly ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 1.5 hours

From USD $124.95
Maui Downhill Bike Ride, Maui, Ziplines
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Maui Downhill Bike Ride

4.5 star rating: Recommended 31 Reviews

Remember the exhilaration you felt coasting downhill on your bicycle when you were a kid? Soak up the stunning scenery on the Maui Bike Volcano Ride as you ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 8-10 hours

From USD $147.00
Haleakala National Park and Beyond: Small-Group Luxury Tour by Air and Land, Maui, Bike & Mountain ... 
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Haleakala National Park and Beyond: Small-Group Luxury Tour by Air and Land

Enjoy a full-day Maui luxury tour that features a 30-minute helicopter ride to Mt Haleakala followed by a driving tour of the region around Haleakala National ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $354.17
Small-Group Maui Tour: Haleakala National Park, Lavender Farm and Wine Tasting, Maui, Day Trips
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Small-Group Maui Tour: Haleakala National Park, Lavender Farm and Wine Tasting

4 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

Awaken your senses on this small-group day trip highlighting Maui’s best sights, scents and tastes! With your guide, travel to the top of Maui’s highest peak ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $239.49
Haleakala Crater Hike, Maui, Full-day Tours
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Haleakala Crater Hike

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Explore the vastness of one of Maui’s most iconic landmarks with a Haleakala Crater Hike. Experience the ethereal energy of the national monument as you ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $186.46

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