Top attractions in Maui
Maui’s spectacular beaches and lush valleys offer endless outdoor experiences, including surfing, hiking, skydiving, helicopter tours, paddle sports, whale-watching, and zip lining. Take advantage of all the fun activities available year round.
Check off your bucket list and cruise along the winding Road to Hana. Jump in your Mustang convertible or join a tour to see giant waterfalls, rainbow eucalyptus trees, bamboo forests, black sand beaches, and more on this all-day adventure.
Take a boat out to the infamous nature preserve, Molokini Crater. Only accessible by boat, you will see giant green sea turtles, tropical fish, and sometimes even monk seals native to Hawaii. This is a must-do when visiting Maui.
In Hawaiian, Haleakala means “House of the sun” and stands 10,023 feet above sea level. Watch the sun rise at the top of Haleakala National Park on the beautiful island of Maui. Not an early riser? Bike down the mountain during the day, or try stargazing at night.
Every year, thousands of majestic whales migrate back to the islands to mate. Whale watching season runs from the beginning of December to the end of April every year. Take a boat tour from Maalaea Harbor or Lahaina Town to cruise out to the Maui Channel and see the whales flap their fins and leap through the waves.
Hike through ‘Iao Valley, located in Central Maui, to the famous ‘Iao Needle Lookout and take in the views of this lush tropical rainforest. Along the trail, you may even see waterfalls peeking in the distance. Be prepared to bring cash, as there is a fee for parking.
Head up north to Kula to visit Maui’s famous farm region, Upcountry. Here, you can visit the Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm, pet a baby goat at Surfing Goat Farm, do a vodka and rum distillery tour at Hawaii Sea Spirits Organic Farm and Distillery, or do a pineapple wine tasting at Ulupalakua Vineyards.
Head down to Banyan Court Park to see one of the world’s largest banyan trees. Enjoy your day walking along downtown Front Street, lined with local restaurants and shops. Cool off and enjoy some famous Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice.
In Hawaiian, Nakalele means "the leaning". The hike down to the sea cliffs is known to have dangerous conditions when waves crash in, so be careful when hiking down to the blowhole. Be sure to snap a picture in front of the famous heart-shaped rock on your way back up.
A luau is a traditional Hawaiian party or feast that is accompanied by hula and fire dancing. Get immersed in Hawaiian culture and learn the story of Polynesia at a luau, perfect for honeymooners and families.
Maui County is home to some of the world’s most isolated vistas, including the world’s tallest sea cliffs off the coast of Molokai, a small island just across the Maui Channel from Maui, fly above the famous Haleakala Crater, and more.
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What people are saying about Maui
He was very informative and went at an easy pace for everyone in the group. He was well prepared and gave us water and delicious snacks. This was very new to all of us but we left very satisfied and felt it was very eventful. Will recommend for anyone visiting Maui.
It was an amazing tour in our driver Jacob was awesome he made the drive fun in exciting and was so knowledgeable especially since he's a native to the island and had stories about when he was a kid. We were the farthest out at Kapalua villas and he was as chipper as he was the morning he picked us up. And where they took his to lunch it was some of the best barbecue pork ribs I've ever had!
It was a fantastic experience, and way to see parts of Maui we wouldn't normally visit. Being from Oregon we have hiking trails, but this offered a new element of spirituality too. I was amazed by the Creek that ran through the jungle.
We didn't know what to expect because this was our first snorkeling trip in the ocean. We arrived a little early (recommend) at the pier (make sure you pay for parking) parked and waited about an hour. Pre-boarding they were organized more than I expected, had lists of all our names, let us board and pick seats. Once under way we sailed directly to Molokini Crater (about 40 minutes) prior to arriving they outfitted all of us with gear that fit, had a class for first timers for instruction, then we snorkeled for hours on the reef at Molokini. The weather that day was a little rough so the Captain decided to keep us at Molokini, they had music, food, and towards the end served alcoholic beverages (very cheap for Maui) $2 beer and $2 mixed drinks. Be sure to bring cash to tip these awesome people, they really deserve it. The entire Crew from Captain down were awesome people. This was "ka 'oi aʻe" for me in Hawai'i....we were on our Honeymoon...Mahalo.
Had a great time! Our guide was knowledgeable friendly and took great care of the whole group. Great stops along the road, beautiful waterfalls,great food,beautiful local people. Love Hana.. I highly recommend this trip. It's a lifetime memory..Mahalo!!