Top 20 Experiences in maui
Maui Nui Luau at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa
You'll be captivated by exotic dances from across Polynesia including the spectacular Samoan Fire-knife dance. Your evening begins with a gorgeous sunset from our beachfront location as you enjoy our delicious self-service buffet. and partake of your favorite beverages from our open bar. Experience an evening of traditional Polynesian fun for all ages at the Maui Nui Luau at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali.
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Our lead boat, Kaulana, is the largest, most UNCROWDED whale watching boat on Maui! We offer each guest plenty of room to roam around, for the very best view of Maui's humpback whales. Our big, spacious boat and can follow the whales in comfort, no matter where they roam, throughout the Humpback Whale Sanctuary. This is the SAFEST and MOST COMFORTABLE way to experience up-close whale encounters. Every 2 hour trip includes LIVE NARRATION from one of our whale experts, and conveniently departs from Lahaina Harbor, close by to all West Maui resorts. Hawaii Ocean Project is Maui's premier supporter for WHALE RESEARCH, giving back to legitimate organizations that help both the humpbacks and all marine wildlife. Experience the thrill of Maui whale-watching. This educational and informative adventure is great fun for the entire family and offers spectacular sightseeing and photo opportunities. Your whale watch cruise comes with a whale sighting GO-AGAIN-FREE-GUARANTEE!
From Ma'alaea Harbor: Molokini & Turtle Town Snorkeling Adventure Aboard Malolo
Visit Maui’s famous snorkeling and diving destinations Molokini Crater and Turtle Town (or Coral Gardens) on a snorkeling catamaran! Molokini is an extinct volcanic cone and the snorkeling visibility is usually 100 feet or more! Many different species of marine life live within Molokini. Green sea turtles, fish, urchins, harmless sharks, manta rays and coral surrounded by crystal clear water all year around make Molokini a must do on your vacation activity list. This boat tour is on all tourist must see lists, and it's one of Maui's favorite activities. This is also one of Maui's most family-friendly activities.
Small Group Road to Hāna Tour 6 to 8 passengers
A Hawaiian owned and operated company that specializes in a small, personalized tour experience with only 6-8 passengers maximum in our air conditioned 14 seat buses. We provide a HOT, made-to-order lunch. And (road conditions permitting) we go "all the way around". Enjoy a relaxing, unhurried Hawaiian-style adventure while listening to the expert narration of our fun and knowledgeable local Polynesian guides. This tour is a gorgeous, winding coastal drive with 617 curves, 54 one-lane-bridges through breathtaking valleys, beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, spectacular waterfalls, desert-like landscapes, and remarkable cliffs. This will be one of the most unforgettable journeys of your life with beautiful photo opportunities, swimming at unique beaches, cooling waterfalls, and tasting the flavors of Maui. So let us share with you the beauty of our island, the wealth of our culture, and the warmth of our Aloha. PUC 4865-C
Te Au Moana Luau at The Wailea Beach Marriott Resort on Maui, Hawaii
Te Au Moana, translated as the ocean tide, has always been a constant throughout Oceania, connecting our islands, peoples and generations. Our Polynesian ancestors traversed these oceans tides for ages and revered them for their life sustaining properties.
From Ma'alaea Harbor, Maui: Molokini Snorkeling Adventure Aboard Calypso
Explore the natural wonders of Molokini Crater, a volcanic islet 3 miles (4.8 km) off the coast of Maui, on this snorkeling tour from Maalaea. Surrounded by clear tropical waters, this extinct cone is home to many species of marine life, such as fish, sea urchins, sharks, manta rays, and coral. Molokini is a marine preserve, meaning nothing can be disturbed, keeping the island and underwater environment pristine. You'll also explore Turtle Town, and admire native birds. Two water slides, a glass bottom viewing room, and a "leap of faith" are also available if you don't want to snorkel or finish early. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, soda, and juice are included.
7-Line Maui Zipline Tour on the North Shore
Want a change of pace from the beach scene? Head to the treetops for a thrilling zipline adventure at the historic World War ll base called "Camp Maui" on Maui’s North Shore. Professional guides will lead you through a zipline course that features 7 lines, giant towers, aerial platforms, and swinging suspension bridges. Experience the fun and entertainment provided by Maui's BEST guides, all while taking in the amazing views of Maui’s lush landscape. You also learn about Maui's World War ll history, local wildlife and culture throughout the tour. Choose from time slots available throughout the day, with all ziplining instruction and safety equipment included.
Eye-Level Whale Watching 2 Hour Eco-Raft Tour from Lahaina, Maui
Eye-level whale encounters onboard our low-to-water small group adventure rafts! Native Hawaiian owned and voted TripAdvisors Traveler's Choice, Hawaii Ocean Rafting has been Maui’s original ocean rafting experience for more than 30 years. Our small group tours of 16 guests or less make for a fun, family style experience. Although whales are protected in Hawaii and we do not approach them closer than federal regulations, they often approach our small rafts for those up close and eye level whale encounters.
Whale Watching Cruise with Open Bar from Ka'anapali Beach
The BEST possible way to experience the majestic Pacific Humpback Whales up close and personal. The waters off shore of Ka'anapali Maui are host to the largest population of Humpback Whales on the planet. Our trained naturalists will educate and answer questions as we head to view the most active pods we can find. Relax with a mimosa, Bloody Mary or other island cocktails! Open bar is included!
Maui Atlantis Submarine Adventure
All riders must be 36 inches or taller to participate/ride submarine. Dive 100 feet below the surface and experience Maui’s marine treasures off beautiful Lahaina with Atlantis Submarines Maui. A special added bonus of this tour experience is seeing the spectacular West Maui Mountains while riding our shuttle boat to the Maui dive site. Stingray, yellow tang, eel, parrotfish, bluefin trevally, and an array of other marine species are seen regularly at the dive site. See firsthand how the Carthaginian, a sunken 19th century whaling brig, has combined with Mother Nature to create a fascinating artificial reef to attract and support marine life of all sizes, shapes and colors. Our air-conditioned, comfortable submarine interiors offer large viewing ports, which allow guests to relax and enjoy the amazing wonders of the deep. Our quiet, battery-powered submarines are eco-friendly, emitting no pollutants and leaving marine life undisturbed. Join us for an unforgettable experience!
From Lahaina Harbor: Whale Watching Tours Aboard the Quicksilver
Enjoy this 2-hour guided adventure in a high-speed catamaran to watch the whales in their natural habitat. Depending on the whales’ behavior during your whale watching trip, you may see the whales slapping the surface with pectoral fins (their very long side fins), flukes (the tail), the peduncle (the strong muscles attaching the tail to the rest of the body) and the breach, this is when the whale rises completely out of the water and crashes down again.
Romantic Sunset Dinner & Dance Cruise! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
This vessel provides incredible stability to ensure all guest's are comfortable as we set sail on the waters of Maui. This tour is perfect for families, couples, larger groups and those who just want to snuggle up with their partner and soak up the best views Maui has to offer! The 360º panoramic views of the West Maui Mountains, Lanai, Lahaina and more set the tone for a soon to be favorite Maui memory on a romantic Maui dinner cruise. We have live entertainment, island favorite cocktails, experienced captain and crew, table side service, on board marine restrooms. Summer is a busy time so we suggest booking in advance to guarantee you and your family a spot! We have a 48 hour cancelation policy for a full refund so book in advance and don't miss out!
Maui Snorkeling Molokini Crater and Turtle Town aboard Pride of Maui
Maui's largest Maxi Power Catamaran, with sprawling open space. We limit number of passengers to half our Coast Guard capacity. Uncrowded, Unhurried, Unsurpassed service with 40 years experience. Snorkeling at Molokini is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. The water is calm, so the marine life is plentiful. Our crew goes above and beyond to make sure that your time with us is fun and safe, with memories not soon forgotten. With our multitude of amenities, years of experience, safety priorities, and freshly made cuisine; not to mention an all-inclusive price, we believe that you’ll have an incredible time!
West Maui and Molokai Special 45-Minute Helicopter Tour
Soar over majestic Maui and Molokai on exclusive 45-minute Maui helicopter tours. Enjoy the deep valleys and craggy ridges of the magnificent West Maui Mountains and the splendor of the sea cliffs and waterfalls of Molokai's inaccessible North Shore. Maui helicopter rides include expert narration.
From Lahaina Harbor: Sunset Prime Rib or Mahi Mahi Dinner Cruise
Sip on cocktails and take in the world-famous Maui sunset as our attentive crew serves you a delicious three-course meal table-side. Come aboard the Quicksilver and leave the crowded restaurants behind. This spacious double-deck catamaran offers comfortable seating with generous table spacing for a more private intimate setting. All the tables provide excellent vantage points to enjoy the beautiful Maui scenery. Add island style music and the Aloha of the friendly crew to top off the ambiance of this unique Maui experience Starters: Spring mix salad with tomato, carrots, and cilantro vinaigrette. Taro roll with honey butter Main Course Options: Rosemary and garlic prime rib with horseradish, au jus & other condiments Fresh island Mahi-Mahi with lemon, & savory caper sauce The vegetarian option is penne pasta with fresh Thai basil marinara sauce Sides: Steamed rice and sautéed vegetables Dessert: Banana bread with homemade lilikoi frosting and cobbler topping
Haleakala Maui Sunrise Tour w/ Breakfast
Witness the dawning of a new day atop Haleakala (the house of the sun) a dormant volcanic mountain overlooking Maui. Deep canyons and slopes and unspoiled terrain are home to endemic Hawaiian Nene geese and rare Silversword plants. You'll be transported in a comfortable mini coach to 9,740 feet elevation, close to the summit to witness the ultimate sunrise; a spectacular show of lights and colors. The sunrise tour is an unforgettable experience and a definite must-do on your Hawaii vacation. On the descent, marvel at sprawling scenic views of Kula and the Pacific Ocean on your way to breakfast at local favorite, Kula Lodge Restaurant.
Haleakala Sunrise Best Self-Guided Bike Tour with Bike Maui
Experience the most amazing views in all of Hawai'i: the sunrise atop Haleakala! After sunrise, you will leisurely ride custom Kona bikes from 6,500 ft. down the mountain for 23 miles of pure joy! Make stops along the way to take in the stunning scenery, enjoy a casual breakfast, and to explore the historic town of Makawao. WHAT’S INCLUDED • NAI Certified Guides • Entrance into Haleakala National Park • KONA Mountain Bikes • DAKINE Backpacks • Helly Hansen Rain Gear • Bell Helmets WHAT TO BRING • Closed-Toe Shoes • Layered Clothing • Sweatshirt or Jacket • Knit Cap or Hat • Sunglasses • Sunscreen • Phone/Camera • Small Snacks • Water RESTRICTIONS ALL BIKE RIDERS' MUST: • Understand and Acknowledge the risks involved • Be 12 years old or older • Have recent bike riding experience • Be over 4’10” tall • Be physically capable of enduring this outdoor activity • Be free of any medications that may cause drowsiness • Not be pregnant • Not weigh over 270 lbs. • Wear closed-toe shoes
Lahaina: Turtle Town Snorkel and Whale Watch (Dec-April Time Permitting)
Lahaina Turtle Town a.k.a. Mala Wharf is our first choice snorkel destination. In 1992 powerful hurricane Iniki destroyed the Mala pier. The remaining posts from the pier have created an artificial reef and sanctuary where corals and other marine life thrive. While snorkeling at Mala Wharf, you’re likely to spot Moorish Idols, Green Sea Turtles, and Saddleback Wrasse. If the snorkel conditions are not ideal at Lahaina Turtle Town the Captain will choose from one of the other premier westside snorkel locations that include Honolua Bay, Airport Beach, and Launiupoko. All of these locations offer excellent opportunity to view the beloved Hawaiian green sea turtles, many varieties of brightly colored tropical fish, and beautiful coral reef formations. During whale season we frequently observe Humpback whales as they enjoy the warm Hawaiian waters! This tour segment will include expert narration and provide a "play-by-play" commentary of the whale behaviors as you view them.
Lahaina ATV Adventure - Maui
Come join us for the ride of your life on the most exhilarating, scenic UTV tours on the island of Maui. You’ll have the chance to drive, or simply be a passenger in one of today’s most advanced 4 seater off-road vehicles, the Polaris RZR 900 and 1000. Guide led tours will take you and your friends, or family on miles of trails on either of our amazing 2 locations. We offer both an East Side (Kaupo Ranch) and West Side Adventure (Lahaina Adventure Tour). Both locations are absolutely amazing and offer a unique experience.
Turtle Town Snorkel with Photo and Video
Aloha! We pride ourselves on offering 5-star service and an intimate small group setting to ensure each of you has a good time, just read my reviews! We will be chasing giant sea turtles, snorkeling past lava tubes, exploring marine life, and having a hands-on experience that includes raw video clips and photos for your group to take home with no additional costs, Myself and our small crew of professional guides are both experienced photographers and videographers that will capture great photos and videos of your group. I provide great instruction and high-end dive masks (no foggy or leaky masks!) With service and small groups setting us apart, photo and video clips costing no extras, and top tier guides I believe we are one of the best snorkeling trips on the island of Maui! We care about what we do and get you away from the big group boats. With small groups, we explore more of the reef and give exceptional service.