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Haleakala Unguided provided by Maui Bombers

Haleakala Unguided
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3h
Group size:
6
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h
  • Group size:
    6
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2021
Available languages
English
What to expect
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2021
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Important information
Inclusions
  • Includes windbreakers and gloves, fresh fruit and homemade banana muffins, water and Gatorade
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Target, 100 Ho'okele St, Kahului, HI 96732, USA We will be parked on the road between Target and Lowe's
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Must be 14 or older
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Inclusions
  • Includes windbreakers and gloves, fresh fruit and homemade banana muffins, water and Gatorade
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Target, 100 Ho'okele St, Kahului, HI 96732, USA We will be parked on the road between Target and Lowe's
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Must be 14 or older
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Target
    100 Ho'okele St, Kahului, HI 96732, USA
    We will be parked on the road between Target and Lowe's
    See address & details
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    Maui
    Stop: 3 hours
    An amazing 25 mile downhill bike ride using our top of the line 2020 Trek hybrids with actual biking helmets...NOT full face motorcycle helmets that all the other companies make you wear.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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BlackAcreSouthDakota
Sioux Falls, SD66 contributions
Dec 2020
My wife and I had been looking for an opportunity to bike ride down from the volcano while visiting Maui. We did not see the need to do this at dawn and see the sunrise. I did that a few years ago and the weather precluded us from seeing anything at sunrise, it was cool, damp and it was soooo crowded with cranky sleepy kids, we did not need to repeat that experience.

We happened upon Maui Bombers listing on the site. We could do it later with an 8:00 rendezvous and we could do it by ourselves. Check and check.

By my experience, Maui Bombers have better equipment than the competition. We had regular bike helmets provided, no motorcycle style helmet. The Trek mountain bikes were newer, well maintained and had the best disc brakes I have ever encountered on a rental bike. The were fitted with wide tires for stability. We were given windbreakers and bike gloves that were in good shape, not worn out.

Our self guided tour was just the two of us at our own pace. When we chose to dismount to see the farmers market for a few minutes, that was all okay.

Matt is a nice man, very knowledgable and helpful. Although our ride down the volcano was just us, he drove ahead and waited for us several times, to assure things were all okay as we rode down the mountain. There is a little tricky fork in the road about half way down. Matt positioned himself there before we arrived and when we took the wrong turn, he immediately got us back on the right path. Some people we met at our hotel said that on a similar excursion with another company that they were just given a map on their self guided tour. They made the wrong turn at the fork and had to walk their bikes back up to the fork for half an hour.

The real bonus came at the end of the trip. We knew that Matt had a drone follow us for a while. But while we were riding down the volcano, Matt edited a video of our trek, set it to music and airdropped it and a few still pics to us. Great stuff!

We had a great time. We heartily recommend Maui Bombers1
Written 3 December 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Don P
1 contribution
Jan 2022 • Couples
Matt has this DOWN! Best day in Maui for an amazing ride. From the perfect start time, high end bikes, bike helmets vs. clunky, heavy moto helmets and hospitality to the ballin’ amazing ride. The Maui Bombers team makes the difference. When they say they provide EVERYTHING, they mean it. Jackets, water, snacks, info, etc. As soon as we finished we wanted to do it again!!!!
Written 16 January 2022
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barrywood721
Ottawa, Canada8 contributions
I was looking for something fun and not that strenuous, and biking down a mountain fit the bill :). The equipment was perfect (mountain bike with fat tires, fat seat and hydraulic disk brakes). The weather was even nicer. But best of all was our guide, Alex. Alex delivered on all his promises, despite a group that spread out a lot making his job more difficult. He made the trip even more enjoyable with excellent instructions, descriptions of the area and its history, and of course fresh fruit and excellent muffins at the finish.
Written 14 February 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

rochcitygirl
London, UK25 contributions
Had a fantastic ride. McKenzie was our driver on the way up and met us at predetermined spots on the way down. She was fun, energetic and informative. Matt, the owner sized our bikes and went over safety and logistics. He made amazing toasted coconut muffins (or his daughter did), these are definitely a must try! The bikes were multi gear, well maintained, sturdy & we had regular bike helmets. Felt very safe with the equipment. The ride down was amazing and so were the views. We met at 8 and after the trip up the mt and instructions, we started our ride about 9:00. There wasn’t much traffic coming down at that hour so it was a nice ride. Was cool in the beginning as we literally rode out of the clouds, but it warmed up nicely the further down we got. Look forward to doing another ride with them next time we are in Maui. Thanks for a great time!
Written 25 June 2021
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Susan A
1 contribution
Oct 2021
Top notch! Professional and individualized guidance. Worried that at 63, and not very athletic, it would be too difficult for me yet not challenging enough for my husband, it proved to be perfect. I voiced to our guide Alex that I might be too slow and therefor late for the 11:30 a.m. end time. He calmly replied, “I have all day!” It was so fun, exhilarating, I actually ended up loving biking fast. Alex, in the Maui Bomber van, was either behind or in front of us, stopping when we did to offer drinks, snacks (our entire 2 weeks in Hawaii we never had better coconut muffins!) take our photo, or point out things of interest. In fact, we learned more about Maui from him on the drive up than we did on other tours! This company has the best equipment, service, and therefore safety- using actual bike helmets, not clunky motorcycle helmets nor squeaky poorer bikes like other we saw with other groups. We hope to do it again some day!
Written 26 October 2021
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Kaele W
Paso Robles, CA27 contributions
Jan 2020
We went on the unguided Haleakala ride with Matt and Maui Bombers last week and had an absolute blast! We are already dreaming of another Maui trip and won't come back without visiting Maui Bombers!! No greater feeling that cruising down the mountain with the fresh air in your face taking in the beautiful views all around you, so awesome!

You'll start with a nice drive up the mountain which takes a little less than an hour. There is a bathroom break on the way and if you are lucky Matt will have made some of his famous muffins to share! Once you are at the top, you will be outfitted with top notch equipment, including great fitting and easily visible bicycle helmets, gloves, and a windbreaker (if you need it). Hop on one of the top of the line bikes and you are ready to BOMB!

Matt will stop at several places along the route and do a quick check in to make sure everyone in the group takes the correct route. You won't get lost, trust me! And if you are wondering how much effort this ride requires... there are two tiny hills that take about 1 minute each, otherwise you are bombing! Book his 40 mile ride if you are in it for the exercise ;)

The ride down is amazing and there are so many beautiful views. There were hardly any other cars on the road because of the way he times his tour, which we really appreciated! Stop at the bakery he recommends, it's delicious! When you get to the bottom, you'll drop off your bike and Matt will airdrop all the photos and videos he took which we thought was super cool!

The unguided tour with Maui Bombers is a great experience and we loved supporting a small, local, family run business!! Bikes and equipment are top of the line and Matt has set the whole tour up so that safety is a priority. All around great experience and we can't wait to do it again! We highly recommend this tour to everyone!!!
Written 28 January 2020
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Thanks Kaele for that very descriptive review and thanks for supporting the smallest local family run bike tour company on the island!! Big thanks for recommending our 40 mile tour...just got 2 bookings for that today. Might have to start paying you a commission if this continues. Tell Zak to keep on welding! See you guys next time!
Written 30 January 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

SL87
2 contributions
We had the best experience with Maui Bombers yesterday! We did the Haleakala Unguided since we like to go at our own pace and it did not disappoint. Alex made sure to wait for us at different stops on the path so that we never felt nervous. He was also super friendly and gave us great tips for our visit to Maui. And Matt, who makes awesome muffins, made sure to get some awesome photos of us for the gram when we were biking down! The path itself was unbeatable and a once in a lifetime experience. The equipment provided were high-quality Trek bikes and comfortable helmets. We only had sweatshirts on, but they supplied us both with windbreakers which was super helpful. They provided snacks and refreshments on the drive up to the mountain and made sure we had the most comfortable/fun experience. I would recommend this tour company over the others because you get extra attention and can go at your own pace at a speed you feel comfortable in. 5/5 would recommend. Thanks again guys!
Written 13 November 2021
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delcat81
Rockwall, TX4 contributions
Feb 2020
Took the unguided trip today—Highly recommend... everything was Perfect! I’ve used other highly rated tour companies, but Matt is a few notches above them all. Honestly, it’s a waste of time to look elsewhere. But if you really want to wear a motocross helmet on a beautiful bike trip, then look elsewhere.
Matt was super nice and went beyond the call of duty. Even though we were on the unguided trip, he stopped at critical points to give us a break with snacks/water and kept us on course. Matt had extra jackets/gloves for us to use on the “cold” section of the trip-excellent! AND.... Matt provides well maintained HQ 21 speed bikes with excellent brake systems—there are a 2 very short spots on the trip where you will be happy you have the gears... no beach cruisers here! Real bikes, real helmets, and an owner that is passionate about business, the island, and his customers—as good as it gets! Thanks Matt, see you again soon for another trip.
Written 5 February 2020
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Thanks for the awesome description of our unguided tour Del and Cathy!! I try my best to be a cut above the other companies that offer unguided tours and you nailed it!! Enjoy the shirts and always Enjoy The Ride!!
Written 6 February 2020
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Luke H
1 contribution
May 2021 • Friends
Matt the muffin man was absolutely incredible. Came picked us up had the most delicious breakfast (muffins) ready for us and was so knowledgeable about the crater, island, and ride. He has the best gear on the mountain and the best service cannot recommend this enough.
Written 30 May 2021
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Tyler C
Boise, ID1 contribution
This Ride was amazing! All around Maui Bombers has done a fantastic job providing the once in a lifetime biking experience in Maui. If you want to do something fun outdoors I would highly recommend Maui Bombers. The business owner, Matt was very friendly and very professional. Matt helped capture the full experience and really brought the spirit. Matt helped everyone get adjusted to the bikes and answered all the questions that I had. The bikes were fantastic and they were very comfortable. Matt showed us a lot of scenic locations and it helped me take a lot of great pictures. All around this biking experience is something I will never forget. Thank you so much!
Written 24 March 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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kanpamchen
kanpamchen
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Amazing bike tour !
Amazing ride!! We did a guided bike tour and highly recommend it ! It just felt safe knowing a guide was in the bac
Zach T
Zach T
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Great activity
Matt and Eric were great guides. Not only was the tour fun, they also had recommendations for other things we could
Holly D
Holly D
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This bike tour was the best part of our Maui vacation!
This was the highlight of our Maui trip! Matt and Deanna were awesome tour guides, and made sure that everyone in o
trit1515
trit1515
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🤙🤙🤙 Hell ya!
Great experience! Exclusive, 4 people total, minimal Bla bla, timely start, good pace (as in not slow) approved th
720coltonr
720coltonr
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Awesome tour Cycle to the Sea
This was an awesome tour. Eric and Sonya did an awesome job guiding us down the mountain. This was one of our fav
christinatrip1234
christinatrip1234
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Maui Bombers
Wow!! A must do in Maui! Matt and Eric were great! This is a super fun activity for the whole family. Passed throug
Kerry M
Kerry M
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Good times!
Super fun guides. Great Trek bikes, quality gear and equipment. Loved the small tour size and individualized atte
Sunshine186489
Sunshine186489
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Righteous good time!
Matt and his staff were wonderful! Very enthusiastic and great service! Bikes were great and he played righteous tu
notamy
notamy
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Amazing Family Ride
The guides make this tour special. Matt, Diana, and Eric all love what they do and it shows. Matt was extremely fle
Chi-girl2010
Chi-girl2010
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Must Do: Bike to the Sea!
Eric and Alex made the trip safe, fun and memorable! The day starts with a homemade muffin. New, Trek bikes with co
SWorksDave
SWorksDave
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EPIC BIKE TOUR!!! Worth every penny!
EPIC!!! I’ve done bike tours in London, Rome, Barcelona, Paris, Buenos Aires, Amsterdam, and Beijing … but none hav
wpark2022
wpark2022
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Amazing experience
The guides were super friendly and helpful. We had a range of ages and experience levels in our group, and was impr
mgreenatc
mgreenatc
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Best Maui Experience
If you are looking to bike down from Haleakalā, you must choose Maui Bombers if you want the best experience possib
johnmW658NL
johnmW658NL
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Best Bike Tour down the Volcano!
The ride was a great experience! Maui Bombers is the best. Great bikes, regular bike helmets, not full face motor
mssmss1
mssmss1
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Wonderful ride
Outstanding morning with Matt and Dianna. We met by Target and Matt set the mood for a great day. He greeted us w
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