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Top 5 Maui Ziplines

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Top 5 Maui Ziplines

Adrenaline junkies know there’s nothing quite like the rush of riding a zipline—and beauty seekers are just as stoked on the splendor they deliver.

top 5 Maui ziplines

Both kicks and magnificence come in spades on the island of Maui, where ziplines have been popping up with increasing frequency since Skyline EcoAdventures opened the U.S.’s first commercial tour in 2002. Crave a soaring view of Maui’s neighboring islands? Check. Keen on being surrounded by plants reminiscent of Jurassic Park? Check again. Indeed, when visiting Maui, the question is less should I go ziplining, but which tour should I choose?

With this in mind, we’ve pulled together our top 5 picks for Maui’s best ziplines, presented here in random order:


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Top 5 Maui Snorkeling Tours

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The Top 5 Maui Snorkeling Tours

Snorkeling and Maui go hand in hand for a reason: the pristine waters off the Valley Isle’s coast teem with some of the most vibrant marine life in the world. And while terrific snorkeling is found just off the beach across the island, nothing trumps taking a trip out into the Pacific—where diving under may put you within reach of everything from manta rays to Hawaiian squirrelfish.

Choosing the right snorkeling tour on your Maui vacation, however, is a different story. Dozens of boats line the Kihei and Lahaina harbors, ready to whisk guests to several of Maui’s most revered places. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together the top 5 snorkeling tours Hawaii’s second largest island has to offer—and why you should book a reservation pronto:

top Maui snorkeling tours

Tour WHY DURATION:
Family Molokini Inexpensive, Family-Friendly 5 hours BOOK NOW
Adventure Raft Small Group, Exciting 5 hours BOOK NOW
Deluxe Sunrise Molokini Before Anyone Else 3.5 hours BOOK NOW
Lanai Island Dolphins, Sea Caves 5 hours BOOK NOW
Honolua Bay Sailing, Close By 5 hours BOOK NOW
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Top 5 Road to Hana Tours

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The Top 5 Road to Hana Tours

A serpentine route that parallels one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world. Waterfalls galore. Plunging freshwater pools. Beaches comprised of black sand, gray sand, white sand, and even red. Tropical rainforests; radical seascapes.

Is it any wonder why the Road to Hana is considered a leading attraction not just on Maui but also on Earth?

top Road to Hana tours
Road to Hana Chart

 

Not at all. And yet, for those who choose to eschew a self-driven exploration of Maui’s remote eastern coast, the question becomes which tour they should select. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together our top 5 picks for the best Road to Hana tours—and given you a rundown of each option.

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Top 5 Maui Luaus

Top 5 Maui Luaus

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Few things say Hawaii like a luau.

Do a quick search of Maui luaus, however, and you may get lost in the abundance of options. Which luau is best for the whole family, and which luau presents fire dancers? With that in mind, we’ve pulled together a list of top five Maui luaus. Here they are—and what makes them magnificent:

5 best Maui luaus


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Pacific Whale Foundation dinner cruise

Pacific Whale Foundation Dinner Cruise Review

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Maui dinner cruise review

PROS:

  • Delicious dinner, great service and just about the best way to enjoy an evening on Maui.
  • The pace is unrushed, fun and very relaxing.  Everything is done for you.
  • Perfect photo opportunities.  There are plenty of people around to assist in getting a shot of you during a perfect sunset over the water!

CONS:

  • You can’t plan the perfect sunset.  We had a good one, but sometimes the colors don’t come out.
  • This is only available in Lahaina.  If you’re in south Maui, you’ll probably want to do the Maalaea or Makena sunset cruises (no dinner, only pupus.)

SUMMARY: Pacific Whale Foundation will take you from Lahaina Harbor on the Ocean Discovery or Ocean Quest (both double-decker stable catamarans) for a 4-course dinner by Threes Restaurant with complimentary drinks lasting about 2 hours during sunset (departure time varies seasonally.)

book nowADULTS: $92.95 • CHILD (ages 3-12): $56.95 • PREMIUM SEATS: $112.95

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Take a second to picture some of your favorite Maui moments.

Tara enjoying herself

What do you see? Enjoying a stunning tropical sunset while sipping on a Mai Tai? Dining on fresh, delicious meals from some of Maui’s top-rated restaurants? Whale watching?

Or maybe you’re dreaming of simply enjoying warm tropical breezes while gazing out into the Pacific Ocean.

Now, what if I told you you could pack all of these experiences into one evening?

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