Segway Iao Needle & Kepaniwai Park Tour - 2 hours
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Enjoy spectacular Hawaiian oceanfront sunset from the top of a Segway PT, the perfect ending to a delightful day in paradise! Fun for the whole family!
Flexible from 9:30am based on availability
(afternoon not available due to unstable weather conditions)
• up to 2 hours • Receive expert instruction & training on how to ride a Segway. • Minimum 10 years old - accompanied by an adult. • Weight limit: 85 to 280lbs • Pregnant women will not be permitted. • CHECK-IN LOCATION: Tropical Gardens of Maui - Wailuku
Be prepared to get wet, especially during winter months. Start at Tropical Gardens of Maui (park for free) four acres of botanical garden with export plant nursery located in majestic Iao Valley on the Island of Maui. Check out beautiful orchids, palms and other rare and exotic plants if garden is open. They can pack your plants while you visit the garden. Tropical Gardens of Maui has over 10,000 square feet of certified growing areas that are full of orchids and other exotic plants for sale. All of the plants in our greenhouses are certified for export to the U.S. mainland and some other countries. They can be packed for hand carry or we offer guaranteed shipping with FedEx.
Glide on Segway up to the Kepaniwai Park's Heritage Gardens built in 1952 through beautiful green valley scenery covered in dense rainforest and discover Maui's multicultural history with scale models of ethnic buildings and gardens representing the immigration of Hawaiian, American missionary, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean, and Filipino cultures - the park's highlight. Guide yourself through the park for many beautiful photo shots.
Discover on the road hidden stand with locally grown Fresh Organic Tropical Fruits and choose from pineapples, coconuts, star fruits, papaya’s and many others or fresh fruit smoothies.
Continue to the end of Iao Valley Road to discover The Iao Needle (Kūkaemoku) a famous landmark in the state park, a vegetation-covered lava remnant rising 1,200 feet from the valley floor or 2,250 feet when measured from sea level. The "needle" itself is an illusion, and is in reality a sharp ridge that gives the appearance of being a spire when viewed end-on. The needle is an extension of and surrounded by the cliffs of the West Maui Mountains and extinct volcano. Guide yourself through the park in three different loops (Graden Loop, Iao Stream and Lookout point) relax and feel the positive natural energy.
Your safety is always our highest priority, therefore each of our tours begins with a 30-minute orientation session. We will practice on the Segways PT until everyone feels comfortable and is ready. Anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted to ride. Unfortunately, pregnant women will not be permitted to participate.
- Check in time: Flexible from 9:30am based on availability (afternoon not available due to unstable weather condition)
- Check-in point: 991 Limahana place, Lahaina Hi 96761
- Included: Helmets, reflective safety vest or T-shirt, Segway PT
- Recommended to bring: closed shoes, sun screen, sun glasses
- Restrictions: 16 years and younger, but minimum 10 years old, must be accompanied by an adult & adult must sign an insurance waiver. The rider must be able to step on and off the Segway PT without assistance which requires physical abilities similar to climbing and descending stairs without the support of a handrail or other walking aid. No pregnant women will be allowed to ride a Segway PT. Persons under drug or alcohol influences will not be allowed to ride a Segway PT.
What to bring: closed shoes, tennis shoes (tone up shoes not recommended), sun screen, sun glasses.
Bottled water and other refreshments including snacks are available at the office for a purchase.
•The Segway PT is appropriate for virtually anyone (16 years and younger but minimum 10 years old, must be accompanied with an adult & adult must sign an insurance waiver) that weighs from 85 to 260 pounds
- Safety helmets are a must and are provided for each rider at no extra charge as well as safety reflective Vest or T-shirts
- Major bank credit card and/or deposit are required
Cancellation Policy: If the tour is cancelled by the tour operator, the full ticket price will be refunded. Cancellations prior to 48 hours are charged a minimum $10.00 per person administration fee. We charge 100% for No Shows or cancellations within 48 hours. Riders may be responsible for all damage to equipment if such damage is determined to be the result of reckless and irresponsible operation by the guest.
Would you like to know about Segway tours on Maui Hawaii
Segway Maui introduces the Segway PT to the islands of Hawaii as an alternative solution to transportation to help reduce congestion and pollution at a time when fuel costs continue to rise and environmental awareness is on the minds of many Hawaiian citizens. The Segway PT offers riders the ability to charge the Segway PT with less than 20 cents of electricity and provide a range of up to 24 miles on a single charge. In addition to providing a green alternative to daily commuters and errand runners, the Segway PT can be an invaluable tool for la enforcement, security, and many other types of large and small business.
In addition to being stewards of the environment, Segway Maui introduces Segway Tours to the island of Maui. Throughout the world Segway Tours allow interested people the opportunity to experience the amazing thrill of riding Segway PT’s without having to purchase. Segway Maui offers guided Segway Tours in partnership with other exciting activities in locations throughout the island. Segway Tours will provide a fun training class and typically one or two hour ride experiences. “We are excited to bring the Segway PT Experience to the island of Maui” says Andrea H., manager of Segway Maui. “When had the opportunity to moved here and spend a life in the beauty and serenity of the islands of Hawaii, we were immediately surprised to see the traffic and congestion. Our goal was to bring something to the table to provide another alternative to fossil fuel burning vehicles.” Says Mark L., director of Segway Maui, “We know some people will want to experience riding a Segway PT and the tourists that come to the island will love it as well, its an experience everyone should try at least once.”
The 1200 square foot store is designed with beautiful handcrafted furniture and décor and will feature a full range of Segway PT models including the Segway i2 and x2. Both models feature Leansteer Technology that allows riders to control all aspects of movement by the direction they move their body. Lean right to go right, lean left to go left-the Segway PT responds as the rider naturally leans in the direction he or she wants to travel.
Frequently Asked Questions Segway Maui
SEGWAY MAUI - Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to many of the frequently asked questions Segway of Maui recieves. You will find various questions and their respective answers concerning everything from riding a Segway to servicing it. This page should definitely be a resource to all of our visitors.
What is a Segway?
A Segway is a two-wheeled, self-balancing, battery-operated human transportation vehicle. It is operated in a standing position. It should not be confused with a scooter, or cegway. It is a non-motorized, eco-friendly machine that uses renewable credit energy during its operation. The Segway leaves no carbon footprint on the environment. Go Green, Go Segway, Go Segway Maui!
Is it safe?
Absolutely! The marvelous thing about a Segway is that it contains a gyroscope – allowing the machine to self-balance in response to the rider's movements. After just a few minutes of our safety and operational training, you'll see how easy and effortless riding a Segway can be!
Is a Segway easy to ride?
A Segway is not only easy to ride, but it's also a lot of fun! Imagine covering a lot of territory – without expending a lot of energy. That's the beauty of riding a Segway. They're clean, quiet, and you stand above the crowds. That makes for great views, even if you're short! Couple that with our tour guide's narration, and you've got a fun and effortless way to take in the sights!
Can children ride?
Riding a Segway is safe, even for children. However, we do require that all riders be at least 10 years of age. All riders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Are there any weight limitations?
Each rider must weigh at least 85 pounds and no more than 260 pounds.
Are there people who should NOT participate?
It is not recommended that pregnant women and any person with health restrictions, seizure disorders, intolerance or sensitivity to extreme heat and sun, or persons who have had recent prosthetic surgery participate in this activity. Riders must be capable of standing for extended periods of time. Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited from riding.
How fast do the Segway go?
The Segway have different levels of operation. The biginner level will limit the Segway to maximum of 6 miles per hour. The intermediate level will limit the Segway to maximum of 12.5 miles per hour. During The training session, new Segway riders will start on the bigenner level. Once everyone is comfortable, we will move up to the intermediate level for the durativ of the tour.
Do I have to sign a waiver?
Yes. All participants must sign a waiver at the start of the tour and bring a photo ID with them if they are age 18 or older. Participants under the age of 18 need to have a parent or guardian co-sign with them.
Will you teach me how to use the Segway?
Yes, each person will undergo a 30 minute orientation and hands-on training session to ensure a safe and fun Segway PT glide is enjoyed by all.
How do I make a reservation?
Just confirm online and Maui Discount Activities will handls all the details. All reservations require a credit card to hold.
When should I reserve?
Seway tours fill up fast, especially in the summer months. We recommend booking as soon as possible.
Will I need anything on the day of my tour?
Yes, everyone 18 and over will need a picture I.D. There are also plenty of beautiful sights to capture along the way, so bring a camera!
Do I have to wear a helmet?
It is our policy to require all gliders to wear a helmet and bright colored reflective T-shirt.
Should I tip my tour guide?
Gratuity for your guide is not included in your reservation fee. As in any service business, although not required, a tip is extremely appreciated!
Are restrooms available?
There are public restroom stops along the tour route. If you should need to stop, please let your guides know and they will try to accommodate you.
Do Segways have the ability to store bags, purses?
They have the ability to transport necessary items like cameras and medications. However, it is advised you keep your personal items to a minimum as the storage capacity is VERY limited.
Will I be able to take pictures along the way?
Yes!! You'll have plenty of photo opportunities along the way!
How much time of the tour is actually spent on a Segway?
The majority of the time will be on the Segway. You start with a 30 minute training session and then ride on the Segway for most of the tour. There will be a few stops for the group to take pictures and enjoy the amazing scenery.
Can I rent a Segway on my own?
Even if you've been on a Segway before, we do not rent Segways without our guide. We do this for your safety.