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Hang Gliding Maui

#1 of 8 Tours in Hana
Certificate of Excellence
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Address: Hana Airport, Hana, Maui, HI
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+1 808-572-6557

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Armin was great and my husband and two other friends enjoyed our hang gliding experience thoroughly! We almost cancelled it, but everyone was so glad that we went through with it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2015
Mary Kathy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Armin was great and my husband and two other friends enjoyed our hang gliding experience thoroughly! We almost cancelled it, but everyone was so glad that we went through with it. This is definitely better than taking a helicopter ride because you're out in the open air! We all did a 45 min ride and those of us that waited... More 

1 Thank Mary Kathy S
Seattle, Washington
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Myself and 2 friends (1st visit to the Island for them) made the drive and even though this was my 4th lesson with Armin, the experience gets better each time. He is very much the entertainer, professional and makes sure you are having the time of your life while learning the basic's of this activity. He will take you anywhere... More 

1 Thank dchris2015
Kapaa, Hawaii
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This was an amazing adventure! Armin is a great guide and very personable. It was beautiful to see Maui from this perspective. I would highly recommend this company. It is in Hana which is worth the drive and worth seeing all the natural beauty of Maui on the Hana side.

1 Thank Teressa M
Weston, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The ride with Armin was great, chillen in his man-cave hanger as the other people in our group flew was really cool as well. Very nice afternoon!

1 Thank Dave G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Armin was so much fun! My husband and I had never done anything like this, but neither of us was even the least bit scared. We felt so safe, and it felt like we were birds! What better way to see the area! We each did a 30 minute ride and felt like that was perfect. Longer would have been... More 

1 Thank Danette M
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Plane people. I know them; you know them. I am not one. I'm also not an extreme sportster or a gadget geek. However -- THIS. WAS. AWESOME. You know that dream where you're flying? YOU CAN ACTUALLY LIVE THAT DREAM. I'd describe the glider "trike" as a motorcycle-sailboat in the sky. In 1 lesson, I learned all the basics of... More 

3 Thank NYCPEB
Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Flying with Armin Engert on Maui (www.hangglidingmaui.com/about.shtml) is the best thing to do while in Maui. He's the safest pilot I have ever flown with (I've been a pilot for over 30 years) and he flies in gentle air and you can see sights in Hana and on Maui that you can't ever see when you drive and stop. It's... More 

3 Thank Robby B
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Hovering in the pure white of the clouds a few thousand feet up was one of the more memorable and surreal things I've experienced! Both my wife and I did the 1 hr flight with Armin (July 2015) and it was excellent. We figured it would be a fun thing to stop and try in the middle of our Hana... More 

Thank JonB_Indy
South Lyon, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Arman, the pilot/instructor was very good. Helpful, knowledgable and very accommodating. The flight was incredible! Over the beautiful Maui shoreline, the lush green jungle and the spectacular waterfalls, the scenery was breathtaking! But the best thing was that you were actually flying, like an eagle! Arman pointed out various points of interest and incorporated some instruction about the aircraft, weather... More 

Thank Michael G
Bunker Hill, Il.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I did the 45 minute trips. It was great!! Armin and his wife (Karen I think) were so nice. Great views, if you like waterfalls you'll see more this way than any other. My wife even had a beer with Armin's wife while I was flying. Cost $500 (2x$230+$40 for the pictures) but well worth it !!... More 

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