Maui Zipline Tours

Kapalua Zipline

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High above Kapalua Resort is the Mountain Outpost, home to a monster-sized course with 6 all-tandem ziplines. The longest line is 2300 feet! Their 6-line tour is $219.99 per person (plus 4.712% Hawaii sales tax).

  • Great West Side zipline tour
  • Minimum age 10, minimum weight 60 pounds, maximum weight 250 pounds
  • 6 tandem lines up to 2300' in length
  • No observer option on this tour
  • Tour Length: Approximately 3 to 3.5 hours
  • High up on the mountain above Kapalua Resort


Kaanapali Zipline

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High above Kaanapali Beach is a zipline adventure that offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the islands of Lanai and Molokai. Zipping over a seasonal mountain stream and crossing two different valleys, Kaanapali Zipline guests get to experience an otherwise inaccessible area of Maui (and soar above it)! Halfway through the tour, take a break at the edge of a panoramic 1000 foot overlook. Then it's on to the second half of the tour as the lines get longer and faster! The original 8 line course is $189.95 per person (plus 4.712% Hawaii sales tax). They have recently added three more lines, and are also offering an 11 line course for $0.00 per person (plus 4.712% Hawaii sales tax).

  • Great West Side zipline tours
  • Minimum age 10, minimum weight 80 pounds, maximum weight 260 pounds
  • 8 lines or 11 lines ... from 350' to 1000' in length
  • No observer option on these tours
  • Tour Length: Approximately 3.5 hours for 8-lines and 4.5 hours for 11-lines
  • High up on the mountain above Kaanapali Beach


Maui Zipline

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Maui Zipline is the most "family friendly" zipline tour because they take children as young as 5 and who weigh as little as 50 pounds. It is also the only Maui course where observers can watch much of the action from below at no charge. All lines are tandem, so you double the fun by zipping with someone else on another line next to you. Race from one side to the other, as you pass between swaying palms and over the plantation's lagoon. It is also Maui's most family-friendly zipline value. $149.00 per person (plus 4.712% Hawaii sales tax)

  • Maui's most "family-friendly" zipline
  • Observers can watch for free
  • Minimum age 5, minimum weight 50 pounds, maximum weight 230 pounds
  • 5 tandem lines from 300' to 900' in length
  • Tour Length: Approximately 2 hours
  • At Maui Tropical Plantation in central Maui


Haleakala Zipline

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Haleakala Zipline is Maui's first zipline tour ... as a matter of fact it was the first zipline tour to open in the USA! This course is located in a cloud forest nearly halfway to the top of a 10,000 foot volcano and just a few miles from the entrance of Haleakala National Park. This is a great excursion to combine with a trip to Haleakala National Park as you drive right by the zipline checkin on "Crater Road" to get to the summit of the mountain.$139.95 per adult and $0.00 per (plus 4.712% Hawaii sales tax)

  • The first zipline tour in the USA!
  • Located halfway to the top of Haleakala
  • Minimum age 8, minimum weight 60lbs, maximum weight 260lbs.
  • 5 ziplines and 1 suspension bridge
  • Observers can hike along for $0.00
  • Zip through a cloud forest


Haleakla Sunrise and Zip

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Start you day of fun and adventure at the 10,000 ft summit of Haleakala National Park. Then continue your unique Maui experience at the 5-line Haleakala zipline tour, which is located just outside the national park. Soar through a forest of eucalyptus trees, check out the Indiana Jones swinging bridge, experience over 90 foot drops and canyons, and Maui's only pendulum line! $289.95 per person (plus 4.712% Hawaii sales tax)

  • Transportation from your accomodation included
  • Also, included is continental breakfast, park entrance fees, and a breakfast or lunch wrap
  • Minimum age 8, minimum weight 60lbs, maximum weight 260lbs.
  • 5 ziplines and 1 suspension bridge
  • Zip through a cloud forest


Cruise Ship Clients

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NCL cruise ship passengers in Kahului are able to do either Flyin' Hawaiian Zipline or Maui Zipline with a short 15 minute cab ride from the harbor. They can also do Kaanapli Zipline or Haleakala Zipline, but a rental car would be required. Drive time to Kaanapali is about an hour, and drive time to Haleakala Zipline is about 45 minutes.

Pride of America cruise ship passengers are able to do the Haleakala Sunrise and Zip on Monday morning, and they will pick you up at the dock.

Lahaina cruise ship passengers can do Kaanapali Zipline with a short cab ride of about 10 minutes. They can also do the other three ziplines but a rental car would be required. Drive time to Flyin' Hawaiian Zipline and Maui Zipline is about 40 minutes and drive time to Haleakala Zipline is about 90 minutes.


Kevin at Falls

Ziplining is fun and addictive, and it is one of the most popular vacation activities in the state of Hawaii. We offer an outstanding selection of ziplines for our clients here on Maui, and we're sure you'll have a great time on any of these tours.

We have arranged the tours on this page in the order we think they fall in terms of "level of adventure." All will give you a positive, memorable zipline experience. We rate Kapalua Zipline the most extreme, with the longest and fastest lines ... and Kaanapali Zipline tied for second place on the adventure scale. Maui Zipline in the third spot on the adventure scale has shorter lines than the first two, but each line takes off from a high platform that accentuates the feeling of "height." And while Haleakala is fourth on the "adventure" scale, that doesn't put it in "last place" ... if you have never ziplined before and you are bravely trying to overcome your fear of heights this would be the BEST choice for you. We aren't here to tell you which is the "best" zipline, we want to help you decide which is the BEST zipline for you.

While you are having a great time zipping, there are trained guides who are there to make sure that you stay safe at all times. You don't need to know anything about ropes and harnesses and knots ... you just need to be able to follow their simple instructions. The harness and safety lines are carrying your weight at all times while you are zipping; no upper arm strength is required.

The most important piece of advice when planning a zipline tour is to pay attention to the fine print ... the minimum and maximum weight requirements which vary from course to course. All the tours have a minimum weight because too little weight and the person zipping won't make it all the way to the end of the line, and will roll back to the middle. This is not a safety issue at all as all the courses deal with this almost daily once or twice. They've got a retrieval system which is perfectly safe ... one of the guides shimmies out on the line with a rope attached to to their harness, and once the "stuck" person is clipped onto the guide, another guide pulls both of them back to the end of the line. If it happens once or twice during a tour everybody laughs and hoots and takes pictures during the "rescue." But if someone is too light and under the guidelines, they may get stuck on the majority of the lines, and it slows the tour pace down to a crawl as the retrieval process is time-consuming. It can also affect the tours that are following your group. So ... minimum weights are there for a reason ... to keep the tour flowing smoothly and ensure that everyone has a good time.

Exceeding the MAXIMUM weight limit IS a safety issue. It isn't an issue for the capacity that the line can hold; these lines are engineered to be able to hold up a pack of elephants. The issue is gravity, speed, and the capabilities of the braking system at the end of the line. The heavier someone is, the "hotter" they come in at the end of the ride. If a guest is over the weight limit, their excessive speed could cause them to get a whiplash-like jarring injury when they hit the brakes, or in extreme cases even cause the braking system to ... well ... break. If the brake breaks, that would be bad for everyone else who is waiting to zip.

Minimum and maximum weights ARE enforced at all zipline locations. As you check in you will at some point stand on a "blind scale" which can only be seen by the staff. If someone falls outside of the weight restrictions at checkin they will be denied participation in the tour ... and they will NOT get a refund. I know this sounds harsh, but for safety of the tour, the enjoyment of all participants, and the integrity of the reservation process, they must enforce these guidelines. When you make a reservation you will be asked for the body weight of each participant no matter which zipline tour you take. DO NOT MISREPRESENT the body weights of anyone in your party. If you have someone who is borderline, the best thing to do is to book the tour for the second half of your vacation, and when you first arrive on island swing by the zipline operator for a quick check of their weight. If it turns out someone in your party isn't going to be able to do the tour, we must know this at least 48 hours before the start of your tour in order to be able to get you a refund.