The slopes of the dormant Haleakala Volcano are known as the Upcountry region. Tour scenic pasture land and experience an unparalleled, unique perspective of the island. The Upcountry region is the cornerstone of Maui’s rich agricultural heritage and ranching history.
Our Hawaiian Ranch Adventure starts at your resort. We will pick you up in one of our luxury vehicles for a brief ground tour of Central Maui before your transfer to Kahului heliport, where you will check-in for an aerial tour of the island. We have many private properties available upcountry for your luxury ranch experience. Each landing zone offers a unique perspective of Maui, varied activities, and a delicious lunch with your choice of caterer. We will return to your resort by luxury ground tour. Available in reverse with ground tour to activity sight and helicopter departure with aerial tour, landing at Kahului Heliport followed by ground transfer back to your resort. Light snacks and lunch provided.
Ranch options include but are not limited to:
Piiholo Ranch in Makawao is located on the edge of the rainforest 2,000 feet above the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean. The flight lands at the secluded Baldwin Family’s cabins on the slopes of Haleakala where you will lunch before you saddle up for a horseback ride back to the Piiholo Ranch Headquarters. We will be waiting there to return you to your resort by luxury ground tour through the Upcountry area of Makawao and Paia.
Ulupalakua Ranch & Maui Winery sits on the leeward slopes of Haleakala at an elevation slightly under 2,000 feet. A spectacularly scenic drive leads to the ranch, with panoramic views of Maui’s southern coast and Lanai, Molokini and Kahoolawe in the distance. We will arrange a private walking tour of the vineyard, winery tour and lunch on the estate grounds. Your luxury ground tour on the return to your resort features sights of the Upcountry area including Ulupalakua, Keokea, Kula and Makawao.
Kaupo Ranch, located on the back side of Haleakala, offers a remote, mountain-side scenic perspective of Maui's South Eastern shoreline. Explore the ranch on 4x4 off-road vehicles, take a short hike, and enjoy lunch at the ranch headquarters. Your luxury ground tour return trip features sights of the Upcountry area including Kaupo, Kahikinui, Kanaio, Ulupalakua, Keokea and Kula.
Hana Ranch offers tours of the ranch’s organic farm and pasture of livestock, located on the East side of Maui. Enjoy lunch at the Hana Ranch cottage pavilion. Venture into Hana to experience the quaint township and remote Hawaiian lifestyle before your luxury ground tour on the return to your resort. The return tour features all the highlights of the Road to Hana, including Waianapanapa, Waikani Waterfall, Keanae Peninsula, Hookipa and Paia Town.
Timing and pricing varies based on interests and chosen activities.