• Location: Maui, Hawaii
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
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Maui is known for its legendary sunsets, so why not watch it while standing atop the tallest peak on Maui? Here at nearly 10,000 feet (3,050 m) on the summit of Haleakala, watch the horizon explode in orange and bathe the island in light. As the oranges turn to blue and violet on the gradual journey towards dark, look towards the sky and watch as stars begin popping out through the heavens. The sunset experience is completely different than visiting Haleakala for sunrise, and in addition to the magical evening light show, guests will visit the Kula Lodge Marketplace on the journey up the mountain, and dine on a tasty, three-course meal at Café O’Lei past dark.


  • 5-hour Haleakala sunset tour on Maui
  • Watch the sun descend over the lowlands and see neighboring islands from the volcano's summit
  • Stop at the the Kula Lodge Marketplace and the Haleakala National Park headquarters
  • View the volcanic crater from the Haleakala Visitor Center
  • Enjoy family-style dining with a 3-course dinner at Cafe O'Lei at the Dunes
  • Travel by comfortable coach with hotel pickup and drop-off from select Maui hotels

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What You Can Expect

Haleakala Sunset Tour and Dinner on Maui

End your sunset tour with a 3-course dinner including dishes like sirloin steak.

After the convenient hotel pickup in an air-conditioned coach, sink into a comfortable seat for the journey up the mountain. Make a stop at the Kula Lodge Marketplace where you can experience the art and culinary talents of Maui and Hawaii's renowned artists and craftsmen.

After a stop at the Haleakala Park Visitor Center at about 7,000 feet (2,134m), make the final, winding, push towards the volcano’s magnificent summit. The crater overlook is just below the summit at 9,740 feet (2,969m), and there’s a good chance you’ll be one of the only people there. Gaze upon the colorful crater with its smooth, lunar cinder cones, and peer across the orange horizon to the peaks of the Big Island in the distance. After staying to watch the stars twinkle high above the volcano, descend the mountain for a three-course meal near sea level at Café O’Lei. Meal options are both meat and vegetarian, and the evening concludes with a convenient drop-off right back at your hotel.

Sample Dinner Menu:

First Course:
Caesar salad
Kula green salad with papaya seed and lilikoi dressing (veg)
Portuguese bean soup
Second Course:
Top sirloin steak
Chicken linguine
Grilled vegetable Napoleon over quinoa with pesto and balsamic reduction (veg)
Fresh fruit sorbet
Warm brownie sundae
Hawaiian coffee

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Awesome trip! Our tour guide was outstanding. Being a local, he knew so much information that he shared that made the drive to and from interesting. He went out of his way to make sure we ALL had a great experience. He got out of his van, up on Mt. Haleakala and took many pictures of us in order for us to have great memories. The other driver/guide just sat in her van while ours was out with us sharing the COLD and and beautiful sights. It WAS cold!! Some of our fellow travelers showed up in shorts, skirts, sleeveless shirts and and froze their buns off. PEOPLEbelieve 5e description when it tells you to bring coats and other cold weather gear. Were from Chicago and we were glad we had brought a light winter coat, gloves, and hatyou need them. The vistas at the top are incomparable. If youre going to Mauitake this tour.

Nelson B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Henry profidec a wonderful tour. He had a wealth of knowledge and and a great sense of humor. The food was actually good.

The sights from the top were wonderfull as well as the intermediate stops.

Paul S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The overall experience was amazing--and the tour guide Henry only made it better! The tour is extremely well organized and efficient, yet we always felt the aloha spirit. What a wonderful opportunity! Roads to and from the top are very winding, so recommend folks prone to motion sickness take appropriate precautions.

Sharon R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

amazing experience

Catherine S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour and the tour guide was fanominal - he kept us entertained the entire time was also very knowledgable about flowers and flora and new much of the history of the area.

Marlene P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

I'm so glad that I booked this tour. Our tour guide Henry was the best! He was so funny and knowledgeable and what made it even better was that you could tell that he really loved his job. He was gracious enough to take everyone's pictures so we all go the perfect shots with the sunset behind us.
The sunset was absolutely spectacular, something I will never forget. A definite must of when in Maui!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Really enjoyed the tour! Our driver and tour guide, Henry, was fantastic. He gets 5 stars!!! He was entertaining, attentive, thoughtful and informative, and a safe driver. The sunset was beautiful, and the ride up and back was great and fascinating. I'd do it again and highly recommend if you want to see the crater and at the best time of day for pictures.

Miata313 United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Nothing short of spectacular. Henry, our tour guide and bus driver was awesome, engaging, knowledgeable and a really nice guy. Thank you for a wonderful experience!


Christiana T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very nice tour and dinner.

Julie R

4 star rating: Recommended June 2017

Excellent tour! Being above the clouds was unreal. Our tour guide, Judy, was very knowledeable about the area and shared some very interesting facts. The dinner, following sunset was just OK at best. We didn't get to eat until well after 9pm and the food was just mediocre. The server we had was nice and friendly but I got the impression that he, along with the rest of the staff at the restaurant were ready to close up and go home. Still, the sights on the mountain well surpassed the meal.

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