1 hr
Minimum Age

Maui Parasailing

Parasail on Kaanapali Beach! Easy and fun, parasailing on Maui is an experience you won’t forget!

If you’re looking for the best things to do while visiting Maui, be sure to add a parasailing trip to your travel plans. Parasailing is exciting, family-friendly, and a top-rated activity in Hawaii.

Fly from either 800 feet or 1,200 feet and cool off with a UFO dip in the refreshing Pacific Ocean. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the sky with UFO Parasail!

Our parasailing check-in is located on Kaanapali Beach. Look out for our green umbrella fronting Whalers Village! With pristine sands and crystal clear waters stretching for over 3 miles, this beach provides the perfect departure point for our flights. Join us for a fun-filled day of parasailing!

Our Maui parasailing activity lasts for approximately one hour. Each of our USCG certified boats can fit up to 12 passengers; however, we limit our trips to ten passengers unless your larger group requests to stay together in one boat.

Parasailing is operated seasonally on Maui from May 16 to December 14.

Quick Details

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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Check-in location for Maui Parasailing is on Kaanapali Beach, under the UFO Parasail Green Alien Umbrellas, fronting Leilani’s Restaurant at Whalers Village in Kaanapali. This is approximately five minutes north of Lahaina town.

2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, HI 96761

DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive promptly 15-30 minutes before your adventure.
Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.
Maui Parasailing
1200 Ft Out-of-this-World
Observer $79

This adventure is operated by UFO Parasail

Is parasailing safe?
Definitely! Parasailing with UFO Parasail in Hawaii is safe and easy. We review the safety procedures and equipment in detail at the beginning of your flight.

We also have videos online which illustrate takeoffs and landings and show you where the safety equipment is. We recommend viewing them before your adventure.

Is there a price difference if one, two, or three people fly together?
Prices are per person whether flying alone, tandem, or triple. The minimum weight to fly alone is 160 pounds. The maximum weight for tandems and triples is 450 pounds. Tandems and triples get more time in the air!

What should we wear?
We suggest you wear clothes that you are comfortable at the beach and shoes won’t matter because you leave them on the beach at our umbrella on Maui or on the boat in Kona.

Can people go on the boat and watch?
Yes. The cost for non-flying observers is $49+7% tax. There is a maximum of 12 passengers per boat including flyers and non-flyers. Upgrades are available with payment on board should an observer change his/her mind and decide to parasail!

Is there an age requirement?
UFO Parasail has always been proud to be a family-oriented activity. The minimum age to parasail, or ride on the boat as a paying observer, is five years old. All minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign consent forms at check-in for this activity.

Are there any weight restrictions?
The minimum weight to fly alone is 160 pounds. The maximum weight for tandems or triples is 450 pounds. The captain can increase or decrease these limits at their sole discretion based on safety, wind, and sea conditions.

What happens if the boat stops suddenly?
In the unlikely event of a mechanical malfunction, the participants are gently lowered into the water (lifejackets are mandatory) and retrieved by another vessel in our fleet.

Is it very windy when I am flying?
Is it usually remarkably calm and serene and quiet up there and not windy at all. Guests frequently comment on how peaceful it is up there!

That said, there are alternative locations to parasail if the winds are too gusty at the Kaanapali location. Our “go or no go” decision to operate is based solely on safety.

Do I ever touch the water?
We do dry take-off and landings, however, you may get dipped and get your feet wet by your request only. Dipping is at the sole discretion of the captain for safety based on wind and sea conditions. The 1,200′ flight does include an optional simulated free fall where the boat speed is decreased so the participant can experience a parachute descent similar to jumping from a plane but stops short of contact with the water.