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Rappel Maui Waterfalls and Rainforest Cliffs

  • Participate in a rappelling excursion among the waterfalls and cliffs of Maui
  • Learn the ropes behind this sport based on descending sheer rock cliffs and waterfalls
  • Practice rappelling on a dry 60-100 foot (18-30 meter) wall before moving to 30-foot (9-meter) waterfall
Rappel Maui Waterfalls and Rainforest Cliffs
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8:00 AM @ Meeting PlaceMost Popular
Rappel rainforest cliffs and secret waterfalls. 6.5 hour tour, including round trip transportation from Central Maui meeting location. All gear and lunch provided.
10:30 AM @ Meeting Place
Rappel rainforest cliffs and secret waterfalls. 6.5 hour tour, including round trip transportation from Central Maui meeting location. All gear and lunch provided. Arrive @ 10:15 AM.
11:45AM @ Meeting Place
Rappel rainforest cliffs and secret waterfalls. 6.5 hour tour, including round trip transportation from Central Maui meeting location. All gear and lunch provided. Arrive @ 11:30 AM.
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Take the plunge into a Maui adventure on this 6.5-hour, small-group, rappelling excursion. Join no more than 8 participants as you ‘learn the ropes’ of this exciting sport, discovering how to descend down the numerous waterfalls and cliffs found along the famous road to Hana. You’ll start on a dry 60-100 foot (18-30 meter) wall before trying a slightly-more difficult 30-foot (9-meter) waterfall. A refreshing dip in the waterfall pools and an included picnic lunch offer you a break in between descents. A guide and entrance fees are also covered.
What to Expect
Rappel Maui conducts daily guided tours at a dedicated rainforest valley location where adventurers 10 and older can experience the thrill of rappelling. No previous canyoneering or rappelling experience is necessary. Beginners welcome!

Tour Summary
You can either meet your guides in Central Maui or request hotel/resort pickup for an additional fee. The tour begins with a scenic ride down the famous Road to Hana to the rappelling site--a rainforest preserve about halfway to Hana. That's where you'll gear up in the harness, helmet, devices, flotation jacket, backpack and footwear we provide. You'll then take a short hike to your first rappel, a dry 60- to 100-foot jungle wall, where you'll listen to a briefing and watch a demonstration from one of your guides. After you practice on the dry side, you'll take a short walk to a 50-foot waterfall, take your rappel, and swim across a small pond. After that, you'll unleash your moves on a slightly trickier 30-foot waterfall. If weather conditions cause flooding in the streams and waterfalls, you'll use alternate rappel stations that are a safe distance from the watercourse. In between rappels you can enjoy the waterfall pools, take photos and enjoy the surrounding rainforest sights and sounds in this secluded preserve.

After a hike under the forest's green canopy back up to the top of the ridge, you'll enjoy a picnic lunch among forest and ocean views. Before boarding the van for the ride back to Central Maui, you can dry off and put on some dry clothes in the privacy of a changing room. The total time of the tour is approximately 6.5 hours, including round-trip transportation.

What's Included
Included in the tour is transportation, all rappelling gear (including footwear), picnic lunch, snacks & bottled water. Your guides will carry insect repellent wipes and hand sanitizing gel, but not sunscreen.

Considerations and Details
  • Maximum group size is 8. (Ask about special private tours for large or small groups.)
  • There are two guides for every group of 8 participants.
  • Total hiking distance is about 1/2 mile, with about 400 feet of elevation change.
  • The maximum elevation reached during the tour is on the way to the site, and is an elevation of approximately 800 feet above sea level.
  • Private changing rooms and toilets are on-site, with a bathroom stop along the way, if necessary.
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1 - 5 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Great First Time Experience

Taylor and Naomi were great guides and we could have not had more fun. They prepared us for everything and boosted our confidence. Grandparents, kids and grandkids all had a great experience.

Thank June D
Reviewed 1 week ago
Don’t miss this super fun day!

Wow! This was an awesome experience. We had an absolute blast. Travis and Sam are superstars. My wife said, she was very nervous and Travis really put her at ease.

1  Thank A_Ruge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Awesome day of adventure

What a great adventure! As Maui residents we've explored the island a lot, but this tour took us through the jungle to some private waterfalls and pools that we had never seen before. The rappelling was exciting yet safe, as one of the guides was...More

1  Thank Kristin575
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was totally amazing. I have to say I was a little nervous, but Elena and Emily were wonderful. The made me and my family feel so safe. They also told us so many interesting facts as we hiked up the mountain and drove...More

1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spectacular Rainforest adventure!

This was a true adventure! We got to see private pools and waterfalls without the crowds. Our guides were delightful, patient and supportive. This was a challenging and thrilling activity, however the guides were really incredible. They also had some very interesting information to share...More

Thank leberer
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Janet S
2 August 2018|
Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are two options, an extreme and a regular rappel. The extreme does more climbs and rappels but you can always call to be sure. We did the extreme and I believe if you are in good physical condition, you will... More