A visit to Haleakala National Park is a must-do for visitors to Maui. For those who wish to immerse themselves in Hawaiian culture and incredible natural beauty, this Haleakala hiking tour is for you. Meet in central Maui and our expert guides will take it from there. Ascend 10,023 feet to the summit of the mountain, take in the views, and then hike down into the crater where the terrain is like none you have ever seen. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and water are provided on this 7 hour tour.
Head up the gentle slopes of Maui’s Haleakala to the small rural town of Hāliʻimaile and find the historic Maui pineapple plantation. Here is where your experience begins. What was once thousands of acres of pineapples is now a small farm dedicated to keeping this special Maui crop alive. Ill bet you already knew that pineapples grow on a plant in the ground, or did you? Enjoy amazing views, knowledgeable guides, and the freshest pineapple you can get on Maui!
Located in pristine Kapalua, this zipline course has 6 side-by-side lines totaling 2 miles of zipping fun. Breathtaking views, thrill-seeking speeds, and ATV rides highlight the tour. The guides round out the fun by sharing their experiences and vast knowledge of the local area. Safety is of the highest importance and tours operate every day except Sunday. This is one of the most memorable experiences you can have on Maui so book early to make sure you don’t miss out!
Molokini Crater is one of Maui’s top-rated attractions, drawing thousands of visitors to its waters every year. Situated two and a half miles offshore, this crescent-shaped crater is famed for its calm waters and thriving marine life. Aboard Paragon II, you’ll set out early for a relaxing sail through Ma’alaea Bay en-route to a full day of snorkeling at Molokini. Snorkel gear, flotation, and reef-safe sunscreen are all provided, as well as a continental breakfast and buffet lunch.
A great option for budget travelers, parasailing is one of the most unique and economical ways to catch great views of Maui from above. Guests can opt for triple, tandem, or even solo flights. Operating out of Kaʻanapali Beach, you’ll spend an hour taking in stunning views of Maui’s west side, neighboring islands, and the West Maui Mountains before ending the flight with a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean. Parasailing is a seasonal activity and only runs from mid-May to mid-December.
Enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of the semi-submerged cabin of the Reef Dancer as you watch fish, coral, and other impressive ocean life. We also have divers that follow the Maui glass bottom boat and bring some of the harder-to-find gems up to your large viewing window, including starfish and octopuses.
Serving as a great alternative to navigating your rental car through the dark early morning to Haleakala Summit, Polynesian Adventure operates a daily sunrise tour. Here you will witness some of the most divine views on the planet and behold a stunning sunrise from Haleakala’s peak at 10,000 feet- one of Maui’s most sought after experiences. Learn about the rich history and culture of Haleakala Park and enjoy two meals from Maui’s best eateries.
Join us on an expertly guided tour along the Road to Hana, stopping for highlights that will make your jaw drop! Your driver knows every nook and cranny along the way and will share what areas are best to visit for the current conditions. Once you’ve driven the Road to Hana with a professional tour, you’ll never do it any other way!
With trails winding through over 1,400 acres of wild West Maui land, Maui Off-Road Adventures UTV tour is one of the island’s most exciting adventure activities. Ramble through unkept dirt trails on the slopes of the West Maui Mountains and take in stunning views that only a select few have access to. On each tour, guests are provided with the opportunity to learn about the rare plant and animal life of the West Maui Mountains. Be prepared to get dirty! The hills above West Maui are famous for their red dirt, and tours operate rain or shine!
Ride leisurely downhill for 26 miles with jaw-dropping views of Maui. These self-guided Haleakala Bike tours allow you the freedom to stop at any time for photos on the side of the road and grab a coffee or a bite to eat at a deli, restaurant, or snack stop. This is the best price for an expertly narrated van ride up and then experiencing the thrill of this world-famous Maui bike ride down.
Whether the weather isn’t cooperating for an afternoon on the beach or you’re simply seeking a fun, family-friendly, educational experience for everyone in your group, a visit to the Maui Ocean Center is a must-do. Named one of the Top 25 Best Aquariums in the U.S., guests will be intrigued by the variety of local marine life, talks from local marine naturalists and experts, weekly events, and even a scuba diving experience with sharks in the 750,000-gallon Open Ocean Exhibit. Learn more about Hawaii’s endemic marine life at this centrally located Maui visitor staple.
Whether you’re an experienced PADI certified diver, looking to get certified, or just want to experience scuba diving for the day, we have many options available for you in Lahaina and Kaanapali. If it’s still a question because you’re experienced, don’t dive without a solid guide. You don’t know Maui waters like these dive masters.
Unique things to do in Maui
We’ve put together some of our favorite things to do that aren’t normally on Maui visitor radars. We’ll continue to add this and make it more discerning as we go. Visit again in a bit and see what’s changed!