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Haleakala Crater
Haleakala Crater

Haleakala Crater

Open daily
Haleakala National Park, State Highway 330, Kula, 96790

The Basics

Haleakala sunrise tours with round-trip transportation included are the most popular way to see the crater, and save the hassle of navigating to the volcano’s summit in the dark. Many tours also include sunrise-viewing passes for Pu’u’ula’ula Summit, the highest point on Mt. Haleakala, while sunrise bike tours transport you to the peak from where you can enjoy the view and ride back down.

Alternatively, dodge the pre-dawn crowds with daytime trips, guided hikes across the crater floor, or full-day excursions to the crater and other destinations within Haleakala National Park or places such as Iao Valley and the Road to Hana.

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Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour w/ Breakfast
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Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour w/ Breakfast
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$201.54 per adult
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Absolutely breathtaking and a once in a lifetime experience.
It was a beautiful sunrise at an incredibly special place that our family was able to share together...once in a lifetime.
Randy_W, Jul 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Maui

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Glad we chose to go!
Diana_B, Jun 2022
Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour w/ Breakfast
The sight was like being on the moon. The sunrise and shadows were most awe inspiring. Our guide, Dustin, from Australia was knowledgeable, entertaining, cautious about our safety, fun.
star-5
Breathtaking!
Kerri_N, Jun 2022
Haleakala Sunrise Best Self-Guided Bike Tour with Bike Maui
What an amazing experience! Totally worth the 2:00am wake up call! Chris our guide was terrific and the staff made our safety a top priority! Definitely take the self guided tour. You can stop as much as you want! Also layers, layers, layers! It’s cold at the top!
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Breath-taking sunrise experience, you’ ll get your moneys’ worth!
Dayle_N, Jun 2022
Haleakala Sunrise Best Self-Guided Bike Tour with Bike Maui
This trip with Bike Maui to the sunrise is a must-do. Everyone should experience the natural beauty of this volcano, like they do the Grand Canyon, etc. this bike company is organized, the tour guides are great, your safety is is their #1 concern. Ask to be in Eddie-Buddy’s van. He’s excellent! and shares Hawaiian lore and dry humor that will leave you groaning in a good way.
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Biking can be a Blast!
RENESAM_B, Jun 2022
Easy Riders Haleakala Downhill Bike Tour: Voted Best Bike Tour in the Universe
Haleakala downhill bike tour is a must! We had a fantastic time riding with Kyle & Collin, they were safety minded, as well as being very entertaining. I would definitely do it again & highly recommend it to anyone who gets the chance to make this bucketlist memory!
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Good experience!
David_J, Apr 2022
Easy Riders Haleakala Downhill Bike Tour: Voted Best Bike Tour in the Universe
The ride was awesome and the guides were very professional and attentive. Having the van fallow was and added safety. The bikes and helmets were in very good shape.
star-5
Absolutely breathtaking and a once in a lifetime experience.
Randy_W, Jul 2022
Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour w/ Breakfast
It was a beautiful sunrise at an incredibly special place that our family was able to share together...once in a lifetime.
star-5
Cold start for a great adventure
Bruce_S, Jun 2022
Maui Haleakala Sunrise Downhill Bike Tour with Mountain Riders Rated #1
Beautiful sunrise but very cold....bring coats not jackets......ride down was great and warm....staff was great and made the day fun
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One of a Kind
Nicole_M, Jun 2022
Haleakala Best Classic Sunrise Tour with Haleakala EcoTours (Vehicle Tour)
One of the most unforgettable experiences. This is an absolute must-do when on the island. Ed was a wonderful tour guide with a lot of humor and history to tell about the islands. The beauty of this island is seen a whole new way from the sunrise to the drive back down from the summit. Recommending to all friends and family!
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Heavenly Experience
Laura_G, Jun 2022
Haleakala Best Classic Sunrise Tour with Haleakala EcoTours (Vehicle Tour)
Tour guide Glen was amazing! But beyond that, getting to see God's handiwork from above the cloud deck was an unforgettable experience! The breakfast stop at the end of the tour was delicious, too!
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Sunrise not to be missed!
Peter_D, May 2022
Haleakala Sunrise Best Self-Guided Bike Tour with Bike Maui
It was very early, but it is not to be missed!! The sky was so clear you felt like you could touch the stars. The song our guides sung as the sun cam up was amazing. They were very safety oriented about the bike ride down. It was a fantastic experience!
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Excellent unforgettable experience
Suzanne_K, Jun 2022
Magic Maui Volcano: Haleakala Crater -Private- Air Tour: Spectacular Perspective
Looking Down at the volcano and see some kind of activity that is not visible by road tour would definitely do it again in different areas
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Spectacular sunrise
Christine_W, May 2022
Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour w/ Breakfast
Excellent tour to Haleakala Crater to watch the sunrise. It was brutally cold but so worth it to see the amazing sunrise over the clouds. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the area and gave us the history of Maui. Highly recommend but be aware that they pick you up at 2:00 a.m.!. There is also a very nice breakfast at a gorgeous restaurant that has a flower garden and gift shop.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Sunrise tours typically require very early start times, with most hotel pickups starting around 2am or 3am.

  • It can be chilly on Mt. Haleakala, especially before sunrise and after sunset—bring layers and comfortable shoes, and be prepared for rain.

  • There are no gas stations or outlets to purchase food within Haleakala National Park.

  • Some facilities at the summit are accessible to wheelchairs and strollers, including the Park Headquarters Visitor Center, Haleakala Visitor Center, and Hosmer Grove picnic area.

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How to Get There

Haleakala Crater is located within Haleakala National Park on Maui. The only way to get there is by road, and it takes roughly 2.5 hours to reach the summit from the town of Kahului. From Kahului, take Route 37 to Highway 377, then transfer to Highway 378. Haleakala Crater access is at the end of the road within Haleakala National Park. Alternatively, opt for a tour with round-trip transportation.

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When to Get There

Haleakala National Park is open all day, year-round. While temperatures in Maui remain fairly constant, winter (December through March) brings the coldest and wettest weather, with average lows of 42°F (5°C) and upwards of seven inches (18 centimeters) of rain per month. Sunrise and sunset are the most popular times to visit the crater; opt for a daytime visit to avoid crowds.

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Exploring Upcountry Maui

Upcountry Maui, the region around Mt. Haleakala, offers plenty to do after a sunrise crater tour. Head to the town of Kula to walk through lavender fields at Alii Kula Lavender Farm, stop by a Maui winery, or visit Hawaii Sea Spirits Organic Farm and Distillery, the makers of OCEAN Vodka. You can also stop by the western-themed town of Makawao to enjoy some of the region’s best boutique shopping.

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Haleakala Crater
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are the nearest attractions to Haleakala Crater?
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Attractions near Haleakala Crater:
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What else should I know about attractions in Maui?
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As well as visiting the Haleakala Crater, check out these trip ideas to make the most of your visit: