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App DescriptionTake your driving tours to a whole new level with GyPSy Guide GPS Driving Tours. Commentary plays AUTOMATICALLY as you drive. GyPSy Guide is the most comprehensive and entertaining way to tour to the summit of Haleakala. You can read about what other visitors think of GyPSy Guide Maui commentary on Trip Advisor.
This tour has 90+ commentary points!
Its an incredible journey available in very few places on earth, where you can drive from sea level to 10,000 feet in just a couple of hours. A trip to the summit of Maui's biggest volcano is a must for visitor to Maui. Many people visit the summit to watch the sunrise but it is a spectacular place to go at any time of day. Be prepared for the temperature to be 40 or more degrees cooler than down at the beaches.
On the drive we pass from the beach into the upcountry with its fertile farming land. The as we climb higher the trees and pastures give way to hardy shrubs and then eventually to a sandy and rocky moonscape.
At the summit, you can stare into the giant erosion crater or even take take a hike inside to get closer to dormant cinder cones. Along our tour we will discuss how volcanoes built the Hawaiian Islands and also share Hawaiian mythology about creation. You will be amazed at the starkness and beauty of Haleakala.
This app is not just a directory. It provides a guided tour experience. You will feel like a local expert is showing you the best of everything as you drive. There is no need to read a guide book as you drive, or to remember where to press play and stop on a CD. GyPSy knows where you are and plays automatically.
Once downloaded, the tour requires no data exchange to operate and activate the commentary points, so you will not have any data costs. Just download the app from your Wi-Fi network at home before you leave or use free Wi-Fi at the airport, your hotel or any other location.
** Important: If you are downloading the tour to an iPad it must be a 3G model or higher. If the iPad is wireless only - it will not automatically activate the commentary which requires GPS function. Any iPhone 3G, 4 or 5 will activate just fine.
Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
January 18, 2013 New version 1.0.1
November 19, 2012 Initial Release