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A dormant volcano measuring 10,000 feet above sea level, it is Maui's highest point.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96768
+1 808-572-4400
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Reviewed today via mobile

Spectacular views and stark terrain. Striking contrast with sea level climate. Sone of the hikes a little difficult with rocks and mud and snow on top

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank robw17
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view into the Haleakalā Crater is absolutely stunning. Pictures can’t properly capture the moment, but I’d highly recommend going to go and see the crater. The crater is big enough to fit the island of Manhattan inside of it! There is also some red...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank CP78787878
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me & my husband visited Haleakalā on the 1st week of feb. just few days before the snow came and to me it was super- super cold but we we’re prepared we had extra jackets with us. Our first time.. what an astounding view, we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Islandgirl21fife
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing, amazing, amazingl! Used the Shaka Guide app and highly recommend it. Wear good shoes and every piece of warm clothing you can find. Every staff member we encountered was happy and made our trip even better. Read all the descriptions and reviews and believe...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sherri C
Reviewed yesterday

The view from the top is amazing. The only thing I can compare it to is what I imagine Mars looking like. Great hike into the crater. Definitely harder to hike out due to the high elevation. Would hike this over and over again if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank redsoxcutiepie
Reviewed yesterday

The road up to Haleakala was a beautiful ride and worth the trip. We went up a cloudy day which prevented having the same visibility as a clear day, but worked well as it was not a beach day. Loved the misty day and great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Taylordog2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spend a day of your time on Maui with a visit to the summit of Haleakala. I probably have visited the summit 10 times over the years and I am still awed by the massive multicolored crater. Renenber to dress in layers since it can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kbemje
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing views, but if heights and winding, climbing roads are not your forte, then this drive is not for you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank yolanda c
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful places on earth. Went twice in two weeks. Breath taking. Seems like being on the moon.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jec4289
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice drive with scenic drive both up and down the mountain. I would recommend bringing a jacket as it can sometimes be cool up top and windy as well. the cost is 25 dollars per vehical for a 3 day pass for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bill S
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Response from johnbrannanOH | Reviewed this property |
It costs 1$. Yes one dollar. Your need to reserve on recreation.gov either 60? Days before or EXACTLY 48 hours before