Maui is the ideal location for adventure, snorkelling and beautiful landscapes. Drive the Road to Hana, Climb Mt Haleakala for Sunrise, Snorkel at Molokini Crater or Zipline through the islands lush terrain. Maui has it all!
Maui is the second most visited Hawaiian Island, and also the second-largest island of the Hawaiian archipelago. An easy addition to your holiday on Oahu, your Hawaii trip won't be complete without visiting this quiet slice of paradise. Considered to have some of the best beaches in the world, Maui boasts whale-watching, sea turtles, and luscious green golf courses.
Things to do in Maui
Stand above a sea of clouds high atop Haleakala; watch a 45-foot whale breach off the coast of Lahaina; lose count of the waterfalls along the road as you manoeuvre the hairpin turns of the Hana Highway. The second largest Hawaiian island has a smaller population than you'd expect, making Maui popular with visitors who are looking for a relaxing break, or an outdoor adventure.
Whilst visiting Maui there are a few ‘Must-do’s” for first-time guests including sunrise at Mount Haleakala, a dormant volcano which towers over the island.
With beaches stretching for as far as you can see you won’t be short of excellent snorkelling locations to view the marine life up close! Honolua Bay, Five Caves, Turtle Town, Coral Gardens, Napili Bay, Kapalua Bay, Ahihi Kinau Reserve are all unique snorkelling/diving areas that cater to all snorkelling/diving experience levels. Enjoy the warm waters of Hawaii whilst viewing the bright coral reefs, beautiful tropical fish, sea turtles, eagle rays + more. From the Sheraton Maui you can even snorkel directly off the beach!
Maui also offers magical hiking experiences which are located throughout the island, discover the secluded waterfalls and misty rainforests of Waihee Valley. Or, explore the Pipiwai Trail located just off the Hana Highway, here you will find the Waimoku Falls, a waterfall cascading 400 ft. down a lava rock wall – its unlike anything you’ve ever seen!
Make sure to visit Lahaina, a historic whaling town well known for its impressive ocean front restaurants, bars, shopping, arts, culture and souvenir stores. This quaint seaside town is the second most visited area in Maui and has daily live entertainment, happy hours, and activities for all guests to enjoy!
Getting to Maui
Maui is a tropical oasis located just a short 30-minute flight from Oahu, a hidden gem in Hawaii, it is an easy addition to your holiday. Maui, also known as the ‘Valley Isle’ boats lush tropical landscapes with some of the world’s best beaches fringing the island. If you’re after action packed activities or a little R&R, Maui is definitely the place to be! From the scenic slopes of fertile upcountry Maui, to beaches that have repeatedly been voted among the best in the world, a visit to this magical island recharges the senses. But like every good magic trick, you'll have to see it for yourself to believe it.
Maui is an excellent way to start your Hawaiian Holiday adventure, it offers diversity in the activities available so you can do as much or as little as you like! For further details regarding our Maui deals, or to secure a quotation contact one of our Friendly My Hawaii Travel Experts today and start planning your Hawaiian Escape!