14 Things Must Do In Maui

Time to recap on my travels at Hawaii, but let’s first discover one of the islands there which is Maui.

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Maui has loads of fun activities and various attractions to cater to just about every interest. Maui isn’t just for beach types as there is something here for everyone. One can play golf at one of the fourteen golf courses on the island. Adventures can hike up the Haleakala volcano, or the more relaxed travelers can laze on the beaches.

Stay at one of the Maui beach villa rentals for world-class comforts and enjoy the latest amenities. You are close to the beaches and other attraction of Maui. As it can be overwhelming to choose from so many things to do on Maui, it makes sense to pick the best ones for the blur of activities and focus on those. The right way to experience Maui is to selected activities each time and keep coming back for more!

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Snorkel in Molokini

Although there are plenty of spots to snorkel around Maui, Molokini is considered the best because of the complete fun it offers. This is your chance to see Maui from a different perspective as you cruise on the water. See the whales and dolphins in the season as well as loads of green sea turtles.

 Road to Hana

Going on the road to Hana must be at the top of your list that comprises of 600 switchbacks, countless waterfalls as well as a 46 single-lane bridge. The complete drive will take about three hours.

The wonderful sights and great smells of pure nature will make you feel as if you are in heaven. Enjoy the coastal cliff line, the lush jungle, and the waterfalls.

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Maui helicopter tours

Explore the inaccessible spots of Maui by Helicopter, and it sure is a thrilling experience to hover next to towering waterfalls or when cruising along the rugged volcanic coastline. Nothing can beat the joy of gazing at the beauty of Haleakala Crater above the clouds. See the sea-cliff waterfalls of Molokai as you hop across the channels in the helicopter.

Bike to Haleakala

It sounds like a great activity to bike down a volcano, especially for those who are adventurous. One can explore the tours offered by Maui bike companies. One can view the sunrise from on top of the World or catch the blissful moments of sunset, enjoy going downhill across those many effortless miles.

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Learn the Hula

 Hula is much more than just shaking hips and is synonymous with Hawaii. Those swinging movements actually represent chanting words that go hand in hand with the dance. Enjoy looking at some demonstrations from the local halaus.

Zipline across Maui

Another adventurous fun is to zip line across Maui, wherever you are on the island. The experience allows one to enjoy seem unexpected pluses along the way. Get seem great views and the informational guides will tell you all about those foliage, animal and bird life. It’s a perfect mix of excitement, fun, and beauty.

The White-Sand Beach

The West side of Maui holds one of the beautiful crescents that boasts of the perfect white sandy beaches. White-Sand Beach is just the perfect spot for the guests to relax at. Moreover, some excellent dining options are just a short stroll away.

Take part in Private Ocean Activities

Maui, surrounded by water, offers a host of ocean activities. However, not all ocean activities are created equally. It is a good idea to go on a private kayak tour. You can enroll for a stand-up paddleboard lesson under a guide and test your skill and comfort level in the ocean.

Hike on those trails

There are so many adventurous trails in Maui, and Maunalei Arboretum Trails are one the most popular as they range from easy to moderate. This is your chance to get views of the interior part of West Maui. And you might see the view of Molokai across the Pailolo Channel on a clear day!

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Enjoy the Pineapple Tour

Visit the pineapple fields and taste different varieties of the freshest pineapple as you tour the Maui Gold Pineapple Packing Factory. You are allowed to take home a pineapple! This is a great way to enjoy the pineapples as well as learn about the history of Maui.

The best sunrise in the world

Your trip is indeed incomplete if you are in Maui and don’t catch sunrise at the summit of Haleakala. Haleakala means “House of the Rising Sun,” and of course you need to wake up early to catch the glorious sight and colors. It is indeed an unforgettable experience to watch the sunrise over a sea of clouds.

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Rafting in Maui

Rafting is another sport that is immensely popular among the locals the tourists in Maui. Unlike the bigger boats, it offers a unique ocean experience. The best part is that one doesn’t feel crowded and once get closer to humpbacks, thanks to your proximity to the surface of the water.

Hali’imaile Distilling Company

It is indeed an innovative experience to enjoy three reinvented cocktails by Hali’imaile Distilling Company. They are known to make the world’s only vodka which is aged in French oak and the Pau Vodka, which is derived entirely from pineapples. Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum is made from Sugarcane. Experience the ultimate cocktail experience here in Hali’imaile Distilling Company!

Enjoy a Classic Maui Dinner

Sashimi Napoleon at the Hali’imaile General Store is a must visit. It is known for servicing delicious dishes that are authentically Maui and blend the fresh sashimi grade tuna of the island with Asian flavors. It is here you can enjoy ocean-to-plate meals.

Last Words

Going to USA is one thing. Overall a trip on the island of Hawaii is still consider a gem and definitely something one should consider.

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