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Doors-Off West Maui and Molokai Helicopter Tour

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Come and experience the only doors-off helicopter tour on Maui! Enjoy the thrill of this ride, feel the exhilaration of the wind in your hair, and see the sights of Maui and Molokai in an unforgettable way.
  • 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
What to Expect
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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Important Information
Departure Point
Kahului Heliport
Departure Time
Daily Morning departures between 8am and 11am or Afternoon departures between 2pm and 5pm.  You must call the local operator prior to travel date to confirm exact departure time. Supplier contact info will be provided on with your confirmation.
Check-in 30 mins prior to departure.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional pilot-guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Flight recording on USB available for purchase
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • All passenger names & weights MUST be advised at time of booking. Under representation of body weight may result in cancellation at check-in with no refund.
  • It is recommend that all passengers wear dark clothing to help have less reflection in the windows when flying and therefore you can get better photos during your tour
  • Weight Restrictions: Due to FAA regulations, all passengers and bags must be weighed at check-in. For each passenger weighing 240 pounds or more OR any 2 passengers bodyweights exceeding 420lbs combined, an additional seat must be purchased. This is for the safety and comfort of all passengers. It is important to provide accurate body weight at checkout.This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour. All passengers will be weighed upon check-in.
  • Not wheelchair Accessible. There is no wheelchair lift to accommodate wheelchair passengers nor can the staff personally/physically assist people into the helicopter
  • Flight routes & sights may vary due to weather
  • Supplier Terms and Conditions for Doors Off (MUST READ)
  • ONLY YOUR CELL PHONE IS ALLOWED ON BOARD. NO OTHER CAMERA DEVICE IS ALLOWED! Air Maui will provide a lanyard case for passengers cell phone that will be attached to them during flight.
  • Children must be at least 10 years of age. An adult must accompany anyone 10-18 years old.
  • No hats, bags or any loose items allowed.
  • Must wear closed toed shoes. No flip-flops or sandals.
  • Long hair must be tied up at all times.
  • Air Maui will provide each passenger a jacket that will be required for all passengers to wear during flight.
  • Cancellation policy: No refunds or rescheduling within 48hrs of flight time. For groups 12 or more 7 days notice is required.
  • Flight routes and sights may vary due to weather conditions.
  • Half hour prior check-in to all flights is required.
  • Comfort seat charge for passengers weighing 240lbs or more or a combined weight of 420lbs.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exhilarating! Exciting! Gorgeous scenery! Smooth flight! Incredibly kind staff. Very safety conscious. Our pilot, Dylan not only superb pilot but humorous and informative. If there .is one thing to do in Maui... make it Doors Off with Air Maui!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lori B
Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes!! Thank you again for choosing to fly with us! I will be sure to let Dylan and our staff here know how much you enjoyed your flight with us. Aloha~

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely spectacular way to see Hawaii! All the staff at at Air Maui were very professional. Our pilot Cameron did a wonderful job narrating the tour. He welcomed everyone by name from the moment you sat down and made sure mention you by name when...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jennifer J
Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for the wonderful recommendation!

Reviewed 20 July 2019

This was a awesome helicopter ride! Richie, our pilot, was amazing!! I was a little nervous about the doors off, but it was definitely worth it! I am so glad we did it! Air Maui is 5 stars in our book!!! Thanks to all the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jdrudi482
Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2019

You are so very welcome! I will be sure to pass this review on to our staff and your pilot Richie as well. Aloha~

Reviewed 15 July 2019 via mobile

Amazing experience!! The best in Hawaii. We did the Hana and big island to see the volcano. And by far this was the best. Such and amazing views and pilot flu very close to the waterfalls and the cliffs

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Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2019

Thank you so much for the feedback and review!

Reviewed 4 June 2019

Wow, this was by far the highlight of my trip! I joined the doors off helicopter tour of West Maui and Molokai and it was breathtaking. If you haven't experienced a helicopter with the doors off, you should definitely do it! So exciting with the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lacey H
Air_Maui_Helicopters, CEO at Air Maui Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2019

Mahalo for the review and for flying the doors off tour with us!

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Stan F
9 March 2019|
Response from wanderlustjourney | Reviewed this property |
I had the front middle seat today. That seat provides limited “doors off” viewing. I could not see to the right bc the pilot and I could only look out to the left if my husband was sitting all the way back. If you book the... More
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