Jungle Zipline Maui-HI

Jungle Zipline Maui – Zoom Through the Lush Rainforest Near the Road to Hana
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

Have you always wanted to zoom through the air while admiring the beauty of the lush rainforest? If so, Jungle Zipline Maui is here to make your dreams come true. Their five- and eight-line ziplines will let you see all the best sights near the Hana Highway while having the time of your life.

- The HawaiianIslands.com Local Expert Team

If you want to enjoy picturesque views of the lush rainforest while satisfying your need for speed, just look to Jungle Zipline Maui for all you need. At this popular Haiku attraction, they go big on the fun while enjoying you get to see all the best sights across the lush rainforest. Located right by the Road to Hana, their huge property features more than 400 types of trees, shrubs, and plants, including tons of fresh fruit and flowers.

To get a glimpse of tropical plants, stunning birds, and so much more, you’ll need to choose between their five- and eight-line tours. Either way, you’ll get to partner with knowledgeable guides trained to keep you safe while maximizing your fun. They’ll attach you to a high-quality harness, get you zooming down the lines, and then handle all the braking to bring you to a gentle stop. In between each line, the guides provide interesting facts about the island plus point out amazing sights along the way.

Since they offer the full zipline experience, it’s no surprise that their schedule stays full year-round. So, you’ll need to book your spot well ahead of time for a chance to ride the lines. Thankfully, you can do that quite easily through their website or by giving them a call bright and early in the morning. Once you schedule your spot, start planning out your route to ensure you get there 30 minutes early. When traveling from the west or south side of Maui, you’ll need to leave your hotel about two hours ahead of time.

Before heading out, be sure to bring SPF 50+ sunscreen, locally sourced bug spray, and sunglasses on a strap for each person. Also, make sure everyone wears closed-toe shoes, comfortable clothing, and a light jacket in case it rains. All jewelry should stay in your hotel safe, plus have all guests with long hair wear braids or a ponytail. Want to take photos? Put your phone in a pouch on a lanyard to avoid losing it in the jungle. Or you can just rent a Go Pro from the team when you arrive.

Also, it’s important to know that all riders must be over six years of age and weigh between 50 to 250 pounds. The only exception is for riders between 40 and 49 pounds. They can ride tandem with a guide to experience the thrill of flying through the air. As a part of their safety measures, you’ll need to step on the scale when you arrive to confirm your weight.

Upon arriving early, you’ll get geared up for your ride and learn about what to expect. Then, you’ll head out to the starter line. On this line, you’ll get a feel for the zipline experience without going too high or too fast. After that, you’ll start the tour in earnest, blasting down the lines that only seem to get higher and higher in the air. Your guides will provide a light snack and refreshments halfway through, plus let you pick fruit you find near each platform. Then, you’ll get another round of snacks and beverages after your tour.

Be sure to tip your guides at the end of your trip if you’re satisfied with their service. They work hard to make sure everyone has an exciting time while staying safe and sound. So, it’s well worth rewarding any guides who exceed your every expectation.

Insider Tips:
-You must give 24 hours notice for all cancellations in order to get a full refund.
-Although they operate the ziplines rain or shine, sudden storms and flooding will result in cancellations.
-You’ll lose cell service while traveling down the Hana Highway past Paia. Take a screenshot of your directions to avoid getting lost.
-The dirt road to their small parking lot is rugged but does not require 4WD. Just take it slow and you should be fine.