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Top Things To Do On Maui

Updated: November 19, 2021

Home to tropical breezes, white-sand beaches, and touristy Lahaina town, Maui’s got it all. They say if you only have time to visit one island, Maui’s the one. If you’re looking for the top things to do on Maui, you’ve come to the right place.

molokini crater
#1 – Snorkel the Molokini Crater

When it comes to things to do in Maui, this one should be at the top of your list. The Molokini Crater has long been considered one of the best places to go snorkeling in all of Hawaii—and once you see it for yourself, you’ll agree. Located just off the coast of South Maui, this crescent-shaped island crater is an astonishing sheltered bay, home to tropical marine life and a protected coral reef. This tour takes you to the island and provides all the rental gear you need and even an ice cold beer afterward.

Family-friendly | Food & drink included | All gear included

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maui offroad adventures
#2 – Explore Maui by ATV

In order to get the adrenaline pumping and see Maui from a whole new perspective, check out Maui Off Road Adventures.  On this 2 hour ATV adventure outside Lahaina, you’ll explore bamboo forests, climb hills, tackle river crossings, and enjoy some incredible ocean views.

Ages 7+ | Option to Switch Drivers | No experience necessary

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#3 – Go to a traditional Hawaiian luau

Everyone knows Maui has the best luaus—and the Myths of Maui Luau is a great choice. Once reserved only for special ceremonies, luaus today are unique celebrations of Hawaiian culture—as well as a great way to eat as much local food as you possibly can. The Myths of Maui Luau offers an oceanfront setting with great sunsets, an open bar, and even a special buffet just for the kids.

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet | Open Bar | Top Tier Entertainment

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maui sunset sail
#4 – Watch the sunset from the ocean

Watch Maui’s famous sunset from the deck of a luxury catamaran with a cool glass of bubbly in hand on this glorious sunset sail. Local beer and wine are on offer as well as tasty Mai Tais. Unwind and relax—this experience will remind you why you came to Maui in the first place.

Family-friendly | Food & drink included

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pineapple plantation

#5 – Visit a Pineapple Plantation

Ever wondered what a pineapple plantation looks like? Explore one for yourself in Maui’s rich rural Upcountry. Maui’s warm climate and island rains create the perfect conditions for agriculture. Learn how locals grow organic fruit on this pineapple plantation tour. And, best of all, admission comes with a free pineapple!

Ages 2+ | Small-group tours | Food included

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