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Make your own way to the Kahului Airport in Maui at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure for your morning or afternoon flight. 
Your pilot welcomes you aboard the helicopter, then provides a safety briefing and flight orientation. Soon, your helicopter soars above the coast of Maui and Molokai, and you can take in sweeping views of the majestic scenery, including tall mountains, deep ravines, isolated beaches, and remote waterfalls in the island's craggy interior.

Snap photos with your cell phone camera from the open-air cabin, getting clear shots without the interference of windows that cause glare or blurriness. As this is the only doors-off sightseeing flight by helicopter offered on Maui, it has become a popular activity, and the highlight of many vacations. 

The 45-minute ride returns to Kahului Airport where your tour ends. The time frame leaves ample time for additional activities in the day after a tour that provides a stunning perspective on this part of Hawaii.
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Air Maui Helicopter Tours
See the lush landscape of Maui and Molokai from the air during a scenic 'doors-off' helicopter flight from west Maui, a sightseeing experience that guarantees the best aerial photos. Hear live commentary from your pilot during the 45-minute open-air helicopter ride, which allows you to soak in unobstructed views of rain forest, mountains, waterfalls, and beaches. Plus, you can choose between a morning or afternoon departure to suit any schedule.
  • See West Maui and Molokai during a doors-off helicopter flight
  • Access parts of the islands that are not easy to reach by land
  • Get better photo ops with your cell phone camera on Maui's only doors-off helicopter tour 
  • Choose from several departure times in the morning and afternoon
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Excellent Tour and Take It All In!

After much research & bc my BF is a private pilot, he wanted the best experience - DOORS OFF. My cousin & fam were here the week prior and highly recommends the 45min W Maui & Molokai tour as well (Costco, great price) which we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Highlight of our Honeymoon

My wife and I had an amazing experience with Air Maui. Our pilot, Jesse, was phenomenal and really made us comfortable up in the air. Seeing the islands from above gave us a completely new perspective, and really allowed us to view the beauty of...More

Thank rjed29116
Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! I am so happy to hear you loved your pilot Jessie and the views he was able to show you from above! We really appreciate you taking the time to post a review and hope to see you again next time.

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile
Open door flight was amazing.

Troy, the pilot was amazing in flying and showing us how beautiful Hawaii islands are. His playlist of music was perfectly timed with the sites you were seeing. The trip is worth every penny. You can also buy the video of everything that you saw...More

Thank Yary M
Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your doors off flight and music with our pilot Troy. We hope to see you again the next time your travels bring you back to the islands here. Aloha!

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Amazing Flight with Capt. Kirk!!

Everyone at Air Maui was terrific from the moment we walked in the door. Very welcoming and friendly. Absolutely the most amazing flight I have been on! Capt Kirk was phenomenal! Incredible knowledge of the islands and great narration.The scenery along West Maui and the...More

Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

So happy to hear you enjoyed your doors off flight with Kirk! He is a wonderful fun pilot with great narration and information for you folks while flying. Thank you again for choosing to fly with us!

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Doors off all the way!

What an awesome adventure. To be sitting on the edge of the seat with no doors to block your view, fantastic. Nice smooth ride with incredible views. One of the first things we did on our first trip to Maui and stayed my favorite throughout...More

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Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

You are so very welcome! Happy to hear you enjoyed our doors off flight with us. Aloha~

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We had on shorts for our trip, and it was fine.
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