Top 4 Maui Ziplines
Adrenaline junkies know there’s nothing quite like the rush of riding a zipline—and beauty seekers are just as stoked on the splendor they deliver.
Both kicks and magnificence come in spades on the island of Maui, where ziplines have been popping up with increasing frequency since Skyline EcoAdventures opened the U.S.’s first commercial tour in 2002. Crave a soaring view of Maui’s neighboring islands? Check. Keen on being surrounded by plants reminiscent of Jurassic Park? Check again. Indeed, when visiting Maui, the question is less should I go ziplining, but which tour should I choose?
With this in mind, we’ve pulled together our top 4 picks for Maui’s best ziplines, presented here in random order:
The west side of Maui is home to some of the most spectacular views you can find in Hawaii. Plenty of adventure can also be found in the ridges and valleys above the pristine beaches of Kapalua. This tour welcomes the most adventurous and the extremely timid and ensures both types will have an amazing journey. ATV rides, some light hiking, side-by-side zipping, and Hawaii’s longest suspension bridge highlight this 6-line tour that covers over 8,500 feet of cable. Fly over deep valleys, enjoy educational commentary from some of Maui’s top zipline guides, and see Maui’s incredible west side from a view only birds could see until now! If an action-packed morning or afternoon is in your Maui plans then look no further than this 6-line tour in beautiful Kapalua.
Experience something completely different on the north shore of Maui, where you’ll speed through the lush rainforest with 7 ziplines and incredibly beautiful natural surroundings. You’ll cross swinging bridges from one tower to the next before zipping with your family. This is considered one of the most family-friendly ziplines on the island because children aged 5 and up (at least 40 lbs) are taken for the rides of their lives!
Skyline EcoAdventures – Kaʻanapali Zipline Tour
Maui’s western stretch takes visitors into another world, where the ocean glistens with sunlight, outlying islands rest in the distance, and miles and miles of unspoiled land beckon. Skyline EcoAdventures permits you to see it from a towering perspective on their Kaʻanapali Tour. Featuring 8 and 11-line adventures, the viewing platform Skyline provides is in itself one for the record books: Overlooking a 1000-foot valley, it presents exquisite views of the Pacific. Rated the #1 Zipline Tour by readers of Hawaiʻi in 2017, the expedition is as thrilling as it is enlightening: Whichever adventure you choose on their Kaʻanapali Tour, you’ll be delighted to find that each is accompanied by a guide who will offer humor and history in equal measure. What’s more, Skyline EcoAdventures is as eager to please its guests as it is on preserving Hawai’i’s landscape and culture, donating 1% of its annual revenue to local environmental and charitable nonprofits.
Maui Zipline Company – 5-Line Tropical Adventure
Coming to Maui with keiki? Then this tour might be just right for you and your group. 5 side-by-side ziplines—varying from 300 to 900 feet—allow riders to cop a look at Maui’s bounty: the adventure takes place at Maui Tropical Plantation, a lovely, verdant working plantation that blooms with a wild (and wide) range of plants, trees, herbs, and flowers. Zippers careen over this striking landscape while taking in views of Haleakala, the magnificent West Maui Mountains, and the island’s rugged coastline. Catering to children as young as five-years-old—and priced at a great value—Maui Zipline’s 5 Line Tropical Adventure also comes with guides who impart fascinating info on the Valley Isle’s culture, flora, and fauna. Mixing pleasure with excitement, this trip epitomizes what Maui is, really, all about.
Still can’t decide?
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