Find the top activities for you and your family.
With so much to see and do on your Maui vacation, we want to make sure you have a great time. Maui has an endless array of activities and tours for you and your family, below we’ve listed a few.
Top Maui Activities
1. The Road To Hana
The scenic Road to Hana on Maui is a top attraction on the island. The 64.4-mile road that stretches from Kahului to Hana takes anywhere from 2 to 4 hours to drive, as it winds along the cliff side, featuring narrow, one-lane bridges, hairpin turns, and breathtaking views that require a much longer look. Hana Highway can quite easily become an all-day excursion, and it is well worth taking the time to explore all of the treasures it has to offer.
Few drives are more beautiful than the Road to Hana.
Location: Kahului to Hana
2. Sunrise at Mt. Haleakala
Experience one of the most beautiful sunrises in the world from atop the Haleakala Crater. It has become almost a ritual for visitors to rise before dawn and trek to the mountaintop to watch the sun come up from the “House of the Sun,” as it was named by early Hawaiians.
One of Maui’s most memorable experiences.
Location: Haleakala National Park
3. Helicopter Tour
Soar with the one you love above the beautiful cliffs of Molokai crater or choose from a number of tours that will explore the island’s mountains and deep meandering valleys blanketed in rainforest. Create a memory to last a lifetime.
4. lao Valley State Park
Lush, 4,000-acre valley offering hiking, sightseeing, a nature center & views of the Iao Needle. There is a well-marked, paved pedestrian path leading from the parking lot to view Iao Needle and the ridge-top lookout provides incredible views of the valley.
Home to one of Maui’s most recognizable landmarks, the 1,200-foot Iao Needle.
Location: lao Valley State Park
5. Skyline Eco Adventures
Experience the thrill of ziplining at two beautiful and unique Maui locations! Enjoy breathtaking views and thrilling zipline adventure in the rugged valleys above Ka’anapali or on the green slopes of Haleakala.
Just a few miles outside of Haleakala National Park.
Location: Ka’anapali & Haleakala
6. Maui Zipline
Enjoy a thrilling adventure soaring over a beautiful tropical plantation. Zip over a lush landscape, swaying palms and savor the majestic views of the valley island. With five side-by-side ziplines, ranging from 300 to 900 feet, this tour is sure to be enjoyed by all and may just be the highlight of your vacation to Maui, Hawaii!
Maui’s newest and most family-friendly zipline course.
7. Hiking Maui Trails
Whether you’re a beginner looking for a quick morning hike or an experienced trailblazer longing for a full-day trek, Maui offers a diverse array of trails.
Maui offers fabulous hiking, from coastal paths to volcanic, rainforest, and mountain trails.
8. Horseback Riding Tours
Riding can be a lot of fun for the whole family if you’re adventurous and looking for unique perspectives on Maui sightseeing. Maui horseback riding tours take you through lush landscapes and beautiful coastal scenes. Try out the paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) lifestyle as you trek the countryside with your new four-legged best friend.
Great for the whole family.
Location: Lahaina & Wailuku
9. Rappel Waterfalls Tour
Drop into the tropics during this exciting, safe activity that’s great for families, couples, groups, teams and solo travelers. Spend a day in East Maui’s lush jungles; make memories of a lifetime rappelling and exploring waterfalls, tropical cliffs, and natural freshwater pools.
This six-hour activity combines hiking, swimming, and rappelling, all under the direction of well-trained canyoneering guides.
Location: 10600 Hana Highway
10. Maui Ocean Center
Learn about Hawaii’s marine life from those who know it best with this behind-the-scenes experience. Come face-to-face with sharks, stingrays, turtles, and thousands of vibrant tropical fish at Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium of Hawaii. Discover one of the world’s largest displays of live Pacific corals and encounter Hawaii’s marine life, many of which are found nowhere else in the world.
Develop an understanding and appreciation for Hawaii’s unique marine environment.
Location: 192 Maalaea Road, Wailuku
11. Atlantis Submarine
Marvel at Maui’s unique underwater paradise aboard a high-tech 48-passenger submarine, as featured in National Geographic television specials. Feast your eyes on natural coral reefs, fish, and other marine life in air-conditioned comfort and safety. And now, get more out of your adventure with their newly-added artificial reef!
The biggest attraction on Maui is more than 100 ft. below the ocean.
Location: 658 Wharf St, Lahaina
Hawaii has long been known for its golf courses and Maui’s courses have consistently ranked among the best. Choose from 14 courses, several of which are ranked at or near the top of the “world’s best” lists. Designed by noted course architects and golfing luminaries such as Arnold Palmer and Ben Crenshaw. The PGA TOUR’s Tournament of Champions is held here each year.
Players enjoy breathtaking views and challenging play.
13. Maui Brewing Company Tours
Offered daily from the Kihei Tasting Room. A 45-minute guided tour providing an up-close glimpse of the brewhouse, cellar and packaging line. The tour ends with a tasting of their flagship beers.
Guided tours are available for ages 10 and up.
Location: 605 Lipoa Pkwy, Kihei
14. Ultimate Air Trampoline Park
Maui’s premiere indoor ultimate trampoline park. Ultimate Air offers multiple trampoline playing zones and a variety of events.
Fun for all ages and welcoming parties and groups.
Location: 21 La’a Street, Wailuku
15. Maui Escape Rooms
Room escape games are an exciting entertainment experience for people of all ages and skill sets. Immerse yourself in a fully themed escape adventure, where no special knowledge is required to play, and there is no intense physical activity within the game. Find the hidden clues. Think outside the box.
Solve the puzzles. And race against the clock to uncover the mystery!
Location: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina
16. Maui Animal Farm – Maui Petting Zoo
Experience Maui’s favorite petting zoo! Located out on the hills of West Maui in breathtaking Launiupoko. The tour guide(s) will share the rich cultural story of farming on Maui and the history of the arrival of animals to the Hawaiian Islands.
Remember, they need to know you are coming, so please make your reservations online.
Location: 230 C Haniu Street, Lahaina