Maui Activities

August 14, 2021

Below we’ve shared a bunch of fun things to do on Maui.

 

ziplineMaui Zipline Adventures

Soar high above and through the tree line on a safe zipline course. Not only is this one of the more fun and exciting activities to do in Maui, but it also is educational. While you take the short hikes from zipline to zipline, you’ll be treated by a well-informed guide with information about the local foliage, animal-life, and local culture.

Skyline Eco-Adventures
(808) 745-1323
Haleakala Course: 1 1/2 – 2 hours
Kaanapali Course: 3 1/2 – 4 hours

 

best Maui luausMaui Luaus

No trip to Maui is complete without at least 1 luau experience. There are around a dozen different luaus available on Maui, many of which offer authentic feasts, live music, hula dancing, cultural craft-making displays, historic narration, tropical cocktails, Imu ceremony, and fire knife dancing. Choose the right luau for you and your family, and you’ll be back again next time.

Maui Luaus
Show & Dinner Duration: 2 – 4 hours
Realtime Availability and Best Prices 

 

sailing adventuresMaui Sailing Adventures

Sit back, relax, and enjoy panoramic views of Maui’s gorgeous scenery with one of Trilogy’s famous sunset catamaran cruises, like the daily Kaanapali or South Maui sunset sails or weekly Aloha Friday sunset sail! Appetizers, alcoholic beverages, and live music included. The perfect activity for all ages & a great way to see Maui’s beauty from the water!

Trilogy Excursions
(808) 874-5649
Sunset Sail: 2 hours
Snorkeling Trips: 5-8 hours
Whale Watching: 2 hours

 

whale watchingWhale Watching

In the winter season, Humpback whales migrate across the globe to Maui waters in order to mate and give birth. At peak season, it’s very difficult to look out at the ocean and not see some kind of surface behavior by these huge mammals. Watching them from a boat breaching nearby, singing their songs below you, and enjoying a good sail while you’re at it is worth the world.

Maui Whale Watching
Toll-Free: 1-800-736-5740
Whale Season: Dec 15th to May 15th

 

raftingMaui Rafting Adventures

Take your snorkeling adventure to the next level with Redline Rafting. Hop aboard the fastest raft on Maui and cruise to the front and backside of Molokini Crater, La Perouse Bay to see the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins, and snorkel with sea turtles at Turtle Town. Experience the waves and great views of South Maui from the raft, which offers a more adventurous and less crowded way to get out on the water!

Redline Rafting
Toll Free: 1-808-757-9211
Kihei Boat Ramp

 

Maui fishing chartersMaui Fishing Trips

Enjoy the best in Maui Bottom Fishing aboard Marjorie Ann, the 36′ Chesapeake Bay fishing boat. Small groups ensure personal attention and proper coaching for beginners, and an experienced crew will help you catch the best and tastiest fish available! Tours include bait and tackle, and private charters are available for sport fishing, whale watching, sightseeing, and sunset cruises. Excellent staff and rates.

Maui Fun Charters
(808) 572-2345
101 Ma’alaea Boat Harbor Rd. Slip #97

 

maui roadstersMaui Roadsters

Explore Maui in an iconic, classic car from Maui Roadsters. These 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster reproductions are fun to drive and offer a unique way of seeing our island. Drive above the clouds at Haleakala, along the rugged coastline to Hana, or to your own remote beach. These classic cars are also perfect for weddings, groups, and corporate events.

(808) 339-6204
Maui Roadsters – 122 Kio Loop, Bay 3, Kihei
4 and 12 Hour Adventures

 

sailingMaui Snorkeling

We believe there’s no better place to go snorkeling than over the reefs of Maui, Hawaii. Travel to nearby Molokini Crater on Kai Kanani (one of the newest catamarans on Maui.) They enjoy an unshared location in the convenient region of Makena, just outside of the Makena Beach & Golf Resort.

Kai Kanani Sailing Charters
(808) 879-7218
Morning Snorkeling: 2 hours 15 min
Sunset Cocktail Cruise: 2 hours
Whale Watch Cruise: 2 hours

 

Island Art PartyIsland Art Party

At Island Art Party, you’re only a brush stroke away from Picasso. With expert guidance, you’ll transform your white canvas into a masterpiece! No painting experience is needed, and if you need help loosening up, just grab a glass of wine or beer from their bar. While most people bring home seashells, you can bring home a piece of art painted in paradise!

Island Art Party
(808) 419-6020
1279 S. Kihei Rd #109
Kihei, Maui, HI 96753

 

HaleakalaHaleakala Sunrise Tours

For an early morning experience unlike any other, a guided tour to the summit of Maui’s Haleakala Volcano – the largest dormant volcano in the world – is an absolute must for travelers of all ages. Tours include transportation to and from your accommodation, expert narration from a local guide, jackets, and gloves, and a full breakfast with a view at Kula Lodge.

Skyline Hawaii
(808) 745-1323
7 Days a Week!

 

snorkel tripsMalolo Snorkeling

A great budget value for all ages, Malolo tours offer snorkeling excursions to Maui’s most memorable snorkeling locations, including the stunning Molokini Crater and South Maui’s famous Turtle Town, where guests have the opportunity to snorkel with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and beverages aboard the 55-foot catamaran.

Malolo Snorkel Charters
(808) 856-4274
Maalaea Harbor Slip #87

 

HanaRoad to Hana

You’ve heard it again and again. “You MUST do the Road to Hana!” Driving to Hana and back is a lot of fun, but not for the weak of stomach. You’ll make many twists and turns while passing numerous waterfalls, beautiful cliffy coastline, and through tropical rainforest. Ride with the windows down to indulge in the jungle scents. Order the Road to Hana CD for the best experience!

Road to Hana
Road Closures: (808) 986-1200

 

tampoline park in Maui

ULTIMATE AIR TRAMPOLINE PARK

Channel your inner kid at Maui’s newest indoor activity park. With tons of space to spread out and jump alongside new and old friends, kids – as well as adults – are sure to have a memorable time at this family-friendly trampoline park. There is no age or size limit to participate, and their $2 specially-designed socks are required to jump.

Ultimate Air Trampoline Park Maui
(808) 214-JUMP
21 La’a Street, Wailuku

 

surfboard rentalsScenic Maui Discover Flight

Take to the skies and explore Maui’s hidden wonders from the pilot’s seat of a Cessna with Fly Maui’s Discovery Flight. Learn how to fly a plane with a 50-60 minute flight around the island, complete with an FAA-certified instructor to guide you every step of the way. Don’t forget your camera, the views from the cockpit are unmatched!

Fly Maui
Toll-Free: (808) 280-3290
Kuhea St., East Ramp, Kahului Airport

 

mystery Maui HawaiiMaui Escape Rooms

Head to historic Wailuku Town to enjoy one of Maui’s newest indoor thrills: Mystery Maui! With two fun, family-friendly, and challenging escape room mysteries to choose from, groups of two to six people are invited to participate in their own private game, filled with plenty of intrigue and intense fun to keep the pressure on as you try to escape in less than 60 minutes.

Mystery Maui
(808) 249-2062
81 N. Market Street, Wailuku
 

 

Maui Jeep ToursHoaloha Jeep Adventures

The sights, sounds, and even smells along the Hana Highway are like no other. Take a private custom Jeep tour with Hoaloha Jeep Adventures and immerse yourself into the sensory overload that is the road to Hana. Explore hidden gems that are only accessible by four-wheel-drive vehicles and get an in-depth look into the history, geology, and culture of the area.

Hoaloha Jeep Adventures
(888) 493-4060
Haleakala
– West Maui – Hana

 

bike MauiHaleakala Bike Tours

Get your heart rate pumping with a one-of-a-kind downhill biking experience along the slopes of Haleakala Volcano. Choose from one of two fully guided tour experiences with Cruiser Phil’s, or set your own pace on a Bike Maui self-guided biking experience. Remember to wear layers, and enjoy a magical day around Maui while taking in otherworldly panoramic views.

Cruiser Phil’s Volcano Riders & Bike Maui
(808) 575-9575
Sunrise at the Crater and even mid-morning and day trips

 

Maui glass blowersHot Island Glass

Founded in 1992, the talented artists at Hot Island Glass in Makawao Town have been creating awe-inspiring, unique artwork in a wide range of sizes and purposes. Their work can be found at many different shops and resorts across the island, but when you visit them at their studio, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to watch them blow glass LIVE!  This is a must-do when visiting Maui.

Hot Island Glass
(808) 572-4527
3620 Baldwin Avenue Suite 101-A
Makawao, HI 96768

 

Hawaii raftingHawaii Ocean Rafting

Molokini isn’t the only neighboring island known for its reefs. The waters surrounding Lana’i are teeming with dolphins, turtles, and healthy coral reefs. Since 1990, Hawaii Ocean Rafting has brought visitors closer to Lanai’s stunning underwater world, making daily zips across the 9-mile channel aboard their 30-foot hard bottom raft. Accommodating up to 12 people, Hawaii Ocean Rafting offers half-day snorkel and dolphin watch tours, seasonal shipwreck tours, and allows guests the option of per person or private experiences.

Hawaii Ocean Rafting
(808) 661-7238
Snorkeling, Lanai, whales, and more!

 

hiking in west MauiHonolua Ridgeline Hike

Lace up your hiking shoes for a trek into parts of Maui that are inaccessible to the public. HeleWai Eco-Tours’ Honolua Ridgeline Hike: A Conservation Experience takes groups of no more than four people across private land that’s filled with fascinating flora and fauna. Along the way, you’ll be treated to spectacular views and information on the island’s history, culture, and ecology.

HeleWai Eco-Tours’ Honolua Ridgeline Hike
A Conservation Experience

(888) 205-6032

 

maui film festivalMaui Film Festival

Film lovers rejoice! Each June, the Maui Film Festival returns to celebrate the craft of storytelling through film. Guests can enjoy five days of film premieres, screenings, culinary events, award ceremonies, and so much more at some of Maui’s most stunning open-air venues. Maui Film Festival offers a variety of festival packages to choose from.

Maui Film Festival
TBD
(888) 579-9244

 

Humble Tours hikingHaleakala Crater Hiking

We’ve been to Haleakala Crater countless times, but we’ve never had an experience nearly as impressive as this hike! Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and the views wholly different from any we’ve enjoyed with the masses at the summit.  They took us on 2 different trails for a full day of hiking surrounded by jaw-dropping views!

Humble Tours
Open Daily 7am – 7pm
(808) 746-7318

 

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