With tropical beaches, turquoise water, and lush vegetation, Maui is the dream destination whether you’ve lived here your whole life or are visiting for the first time. There’s something here for everyone, from the rolling hills of Upcountry to the rich coral reefs of Molokini. Visit picturesque Ka’anapali Beach or explore the jungle in Iao Valley State Park. Check out the best things to do on Maui!
#1 – Go snorkeling in the remote Molokini Crater
Maalaea, Central Maui
If you’re looking for relaxing things to do, Maui has some of the most serene snorkeling spots in all of Hawaii, including the amazing marine preserve off the coast of Maui at the Molokini Crater. This tour takes you to the island and provides all the rental gear you need and even an ice cold beer afterwards.
Departs from: Maalaea Harbor
#2 – Travel the Hana Highway and see Maui’s black-sand beach
Wailuku, Central Maui
Ask anyone and they’ll tell you: traveling the Hana Highway is a must-do on Maui. Spanning Maui’s North Shore, this highway is perched between the Pacific Ocean and Maui’s most breathtaking vistas. See the best the Hana Highway has to offer on this small-group tour. Stop off to visit eucalyptus trees, bamboo forests, and, best of all, Maui’s own black-sand beach.
Departs from: Kahului Park & Ride
#3 – Go on a romantic sunset sail
After all the surfing and kiteboarding, snorkeling and hiking, it’s time to unwind on a relaxing catamaran cruise. Check out this romantic evening sail where you can enjoy the world-famous Maui sunset while sipping on a complimentary Mai Tai.
Departs from: Lahaina
#4 – Visit the lush jungle of the Iao Valley
Wailuku, Central Maui
A visit to Iao Valley State Park is a must on Maui. Get there and back without the hassle on this guided private tour. Highlights include Haleki’i-Pihana Heiau’s ancient temples, the Iao Valley and Iao Needle, and Kepaniwai Botanical Gardens.
Departs from: Kahului Park & Ride or hotel pick up
#5 – Explore a real pineapple plantation
This plantation tour has one of the coolest souvenirs to take home: your very own pineapple! Maui’s warm climate and island rains create the perfect conditions for agriculture. See for yourself how islanders grow organic fruit on this pineapple plantation tour.
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