Maui outdoor activities for the adventurous visitor. Maui is well known for it’s laid back, easygoing feel. While most enjoy the slower pace here on our beautiful Magic Isle, beyond the sunbathing and relaxing, many thrills and adventures are waiting just around the corner! Read ahead for some of the best Maui Outdoor Activities for the adventurous visitor.
Maui Sunrise Bike Tour at the Haleakala Crater
Maui Outdoor Activities -Start your day with extraordinary views of the worlds largest dormant volcano, Haleakala, appropriately named “House of the Sun.” The Bike Tour begins at sunrise, with continental breakfast and pick-up from your Hotel or Condo. The Bike Tour is approximately 28 miles long, starting at 6500 elevation, continuing down to sea level. Total time spent on the bikes is about 2 hours, as there are restroom breaks and stop for photo opportunities along the way. As you trek down the mountain on a single speed “cruiser” bike, you will bike through pasture lands with breathtaking views of Maui and the Pacific Ocean. You will also pass by pineapple fields, sugar cane and end up in the charming old style plantation town of Pa’ia (former capital of Maui.)
Soar through trees and above gulches along the slopes of one of the worlds largest volcanoes! The Haleakala Zipline Tour begins with a walk through the woods in Maui’s beautiful upcountry to5 ziplines and a new swinging bridge on the slopes of Haleakala. Bring your camera to capture the excitement from this one-of-a-kind adventure! This tour is great for couples, families and groups!
Soar high above Maui’s Kaanapali Resort area in the mountains of Lahaina! This adventure has 8 ziplines that sail you high above waterfalls and streams, through lush green valleys and plunging cliffs. End your adventure with a delicious meal served at the edge of a 1,000 ft. overlook with breathtaking panoramic views. This activity is great for everyone! (Great for children over 10 years of age)
Maui Horseback Ride
Experience Maui on Horseback with Hawaiian cowboys! (Also known as Paniolos) This Horseback RIde begins at the ranch corral, and then you will ride up pastures into the rainforest to some of Maui’s biggest waterfalls. End your horseback adventure with a great BBQ lunch with the Paniolos!
Maui ATV & Waterslide
Hop on an ATV and ride the dirt roads in the Lahaina Mountains, and then slide on waterslides into a freshwater reservoir! This is a fun adventure for families, groups and couples!
Road to Hana
Enjoy a hosted tour of the world-famous Road to Hana, and all of it’s spectacular locations along the way. Ride past lush green rainforests, waterfalls and a breathtaking views of the ocean. All you have to do it sit back, relax and enjoy! Don’t forget your camera!
Maui Haleakala Volcano
Ride in a deluxe MotorCoach 10,000 feet above sea level through the raw beauty and unforgettable scenery of Haleakala. This is an experience that is sure to remain in your memory for years to come!
Maui Whale Watching
Every year thousands of visitors flock to Maui to catch a glimpse of Maui’s most famous visitors, the Humpback Whales! Witness pods of cows with their newborn calves, and bulls putting on a great show for the audience! This adventure is great for everyone!
Experience breathtaking views while you are soaring in the air above the crystal blue waters of Maui! During this parasailing experience, flyers are hydraulically winched safely on and off the boats as they zoom across the water. You can even request to get your feet wet by getting dipped in the water! This is a great adventure for families, groups and couples!
Maui Sport Fishing
Experience an exciting fishing adventure with a Maui Sport Fishing crew! Whether you’re a novice or an experienced sport fisher yourself, you are sure to have an experience unparallel to any other fishing adventure you’ve ever had! This experience often includes tropical sunrises and whale watching when in season!
Maui Surf Lessons
Hop on board! Experienced and professional Surf Instructors will teach you the basic fundamentals of riding the waves, with an extra focus on safety, navigation and general awareness of the ocean. Excellent equipment and Maui waves make for the best possible learning and surfing experience! If you’ve always wanted to learn how to surf, Maui is the best place to bring the dream to life! Great for families, groups and couples!
Stand-up Paddle Board Lessons
Learn how to to Paddle Board in a beautiful blue water lagoon! This introductory lesson will match you with the best equipment, and teach you how to Stand-up paddle board, with an emphasis on safety! Paddle boarding is an excellent water activity that you will want to do again and again.
Maui snorkeling is a perfect adventure for curious explorers. During a Maui Snorkeling excursion, you will snorkel by spectacular sea caves, tidepools, and blow holes around dolphins and monk seals! Expert instruction will hand out snorkel equipment and special instructions on how to use the snorkeling equipment.
Maui Scuba Dives
Experienced Divemasters will take you for a scuba diving adventure of a lifetime. Dive through the inside and backwall of Molokini, lava tubes, archways & caverns alongside green sea turtles with the best Divemasters on Maui, using the latest technology and quality equipment!
Maui Snorkeling and Kayak Adventure
Snorkel through the colorful reefs of Maui, have lunch on a small bay and then travel to Turtle Town in your kayak to view green sea turtles and spectacular marine life! Have an encounter with dolphins or maybe even the famous Humpback Whales! This is a fantastic paddling adventure for younger children ages 5 and up!
Maui Snorkeling and Dolphin Watch
Snorkel Kanaio Coast, La Perouse, offshore Kahoolawe, Molokini, Turtle Arches or the beautiful Coral Gardens. During this adventure, snorkelers will get the chance to see Spinner Dolphins or even Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins!
Maui Helicopter Tours
Tour West Maui, Hana and Haleakala in a helicopter! This detailed tour of the beautiful island of Maui begins with an exciting aerial exploration of West Maui valley and lands at a scenic and remote landing site at Ulupalakua Ranch, on the slopes of Haleakala! There is nothing quite like viewing the breathtaking scenery of Maui from a helicopter!
Maui Mule Ride
Experience an incredible piece of history riding on the back of a mule. You will learn about the leper colony on the island of Molokai, Father Damien and the remarkable tales of courage, love and human struggle.