Zip-a-dee-doo-dah

Promis­ing the ad­ven­ture of soar­ing like a bird through a nat­u­ral habi­tat, zip-line rides have be­come pop­u­lar in the ad­ven­ture tourism trade of Maui. And as eco­tourism or green tourism be­comes a more sought out way to spend va­ca­tions, zi­plin­ing has be­come

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SKY­LINE ECO AD­VEN­TURES

The first zi­pline op­er­a­tor on Maui, Sky­line Eco Ad­ven­tures has earned many ac­co­lades, most no­tably a #1 rank­ing for its Kaana­pali Maui Zi­pline Tour. The com­pany re­cently in­tro­duced a Zip n’ Dip Tour and Zip n’ Splash. www. zi­pline.com, 808.878.8400

PI‘IHOLO RANCH ZI­PLINE

A four-line zi­pline tour of­fers al­most two hours of thrilling fun as ad­ven­ture seek­ers soar over trees, gulches and green ranch­land on the slopes of Haleakala. www.pi­iholozi­pline.com, 800.374.7050

MAUI ZI­PLINE

While zi­pline op­er­a­tors have sprouted across the is­land, only Maui Zi­pline al­lows kids as young as 5 years old to ex­pe­ri­ence the same adren­a­line rush as their par­ents. Zip over the lush land­scape of Maui Trop­i­cal Plan­ta­tion, and take in the bird’s-eye view of sway­ing palm fronds and the ma­jes­tic Haleakala in the dis­tance. www.mauizipline.com, 808.633.2464

KA­PALUA ZI­PLINES

En­joy an aerial view of trop­i­cal forests, pineap­ple fields and a 50-foot wa­ter­fall. With nearly two miles of par­al­lel zip­ping, Ka­palua’s zi­pline course is one of the coun­try’s largest. www. ka­palu­azi­plines.com, 808.756.9147

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