Haleakala Downhill Bike
Join Maui's most fun, safe, and experienced bike touring company for the ride of your life down world's largest dormant volcano! No where else on earth can you experience the thrill of traveling over 38 miles while descending 10,000 feet. Bicycling down the volcano is the Valley Isle's most popular land activity tour and a "must do" of all Maui's tours and activities.
The adventure begins far above the clouds where you'll take in awe-inspiring views from the rim of Haleakala's massive volcanic crater. You will then be driven down to 6,500 feet where, after a safety orientation and bike/gear fitting, you're ready to roll-down the planet's grandest coaster-through over 200 twists and turns and countless visual wonders. A hot beverage and pastry will be offered to get the blood pumping before you begin your descent. There are many stops along the way to view and photograph the incredible scenery, and learn about Haleakala's history and lore. A stop will be made at a local cafe where you can purchase a snack or a whole meal.
Throughout the journey, riders are in the capable, safety-minded hands of professionally trained tour guides.
Haleakala National Park is an area of astounding diversity and beauty, covering over 30,000 acres of wilderness. It preserves the distinctive volcanic landscape of the summit area and protects the pristine Kipahulu Valley and scenic pools at Oheo Gulch. Haleakala is home to many of the world's 13 ecosystems including: alpine cinder desert, subalpine shrubland and grassland, montage bogs, dryland forest, high elevation cloudforest, low elevation rainforest and coastal.
For your safety, each departure features speedometers on the bikes of cruise leaders (allowing them to regulate group speed), highly visible outerwear, and motorcycle helmets and gloves for guests to prevent injuries.