• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Maui Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Updated: Oct 8

One of the top islands destinations in Hawaii and the second largest, Maui is a well rounded location to suite any type of travel. From the Island's 30 miles of beaches, sea life, mountains and volcanoes, there's no shortage of things to do, so lets take a look at a ton of activity options.


Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed are when booking for a single adult and are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Road to Hana

Enjoy a relaxing, unhurried Hawaiian-style adventure while listening to the expert narration of our fun and knowledgeable local Polynesian guides. This tour is a gorgeous, winding coastal drive with 617 curves, 54 one-lane-bridges through breathtaking valleys, beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, spectacular waterfalls, desert-like landscapes, and remarkable cliffs. This will be one of the most unforgettable journeys of your life with beautiful photo opportunities, swimming at unique beaches, cooling waterfalls, and tasting the flavors of Maui. Breakfast, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off included.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Everyday at 6:50am

Price

$186.46 per person


Waterfall Hike, Chocolate Tour and Rainforest Adventure

Embark on an adventure to the Kings Gardens trail in Maui and enjoy a private hike through the lush jungles. See the first waterfall on the way to Hana, observe ancient flora including dinosaur ferns and towering Hawaiian trees, and see ancient ruins. A chocolate tour is also included where you can learn about the chocolate-making process, sample chocolates from all over the world, and make your own sweet treat.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10am and 2pm

Price

$128.98 per person

Alternative

West Maui Mountain Waterfall and Ocean Tour via Horseback - $145.83 per person


Myths of Maui Luau

Experience a fusion of Polynesian traditions told through food, music, and festivities overlooking Ka'anapali beach. Indulge in a Hawaiian-style buffet while you are treated to a feast for the eyes during a theatrical stage show & fire knife dance finale.


Duration

2.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5pm

Price

  • $135 per person for General Admission

  • $185 per person for VIP Admission

Alternative

Sunset Dinner Cruise from Ma'alaea Harbor

Hawaii is a major destination for relaxation and fun times—and this Maui sunset dinner cruise allows you to let loose and enjoy yourself while visiting the island. Step aboard a ship that cruises by the Na Pali coast and take in views during sunset as you feast on your dinner of choice. Dance to live music, sip on two free drinks from a full bar, and create your own memorable experience on the water.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5:30pm

Price

$119.25 per person

Alternative

Champagne Sunset Sail from Lahaina Harbor - $73.94 per person


Adventure Sail from Lahaina Harbor

The 50-foot Santa Cruz sailing yacht carries up to 22 passengers for intimate sailing excursions. The Scotch Mist is built for the Maui winds, and she was “first in class” in the prestigious Victoria-to-Maui Yacht Race besting her competitors by over 24 hours. The mast on this sailing yacht is over 65 feet tall and carries the main sail and billowing jib that moves us over the ocean waves at an exciting clip.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Monday - Sunday at 11:30am and 2pm

Price

$63.23 per person


Whale Watch Boat Tour from Lahaina

This tour departs from the historic Lahaina Harbor to find the majestic humpback whales that frequent the waters surrounding Maui in the winter months. Traveling in a small raft creates an intimate whale watching experience not found on the larger vessels commonly used on whale watching tours. Plus, the raft travels quickly, letting you spend more time whale watching and less time in transit.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 7am, 9:30am, 12pm, 2:15pm and 4:30pm

Price

$49.04 per person

Alternative

Whale Watching Catamaran Cruise - $74.25 per person

Maui Snorkeling to Coral Gardens

Experience a wealth of marine life in a calm and relaxed setting on an adventure to the Coral Gardens for snorkeling or SNUBA. If you are booking from November to April, you may have the chance to see the amazing humpbacks dance along the water. Grab a refreshment and a quick lunch as you learn and experience Maui at its finest. Slide down a 20-foot inflatable slide on the side of the ship. Have a fun-filled day whether you are a beginner at snorkeling or just wanting to have a great time with your family.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1pm

Price

$79.29 per person


Kayak and Snorkel: Maui West Shore

Explore Maui’s beautiful West Shore on this snorkeling and kayaking tour. Led by a professional guide, you’ll paddle past scenic views of the Ukumehame Valley and snorkel over bright schools of fish. This family-friendly excursion includes all equipment, along with your choice of single or tandem kayaks.



Duration

3 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 7:30am and 11am

Price

$75 per person

Alternative


Molokini Crater and Turtle Town Snorkeling Tour from Ma'alaea Harbor

Imagine swimming in a sunken volcano that teems with thousands of fish, while splashing in crystal clear water. On this Molokini snorkeling tour, cruise out to the crater, before jumping in the crystalline waters and scouring the colorful reef. Make a second stop dependent upon conditions, and search for turtles at Turtle Town or a spot named Coral Gardens. This family-friendly Maui activity is one of the island's most popular, and an unforgettable day of exploring the underwater world.


Duration

5.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 6:30am

Price

$119.25 per person

Alternative

If you're just interested in Turtle Town, you can take this tour instead for $75.62 per person

Lana'i Snorkeling and Dolphin Encounter

Discover an entirely new island in Hawaii on a full-day catamaran cruise. Sail to Lanai to snorkel with the amazing marine life of the reef gardens. Look for spinner dolphins in their natural habitat and more. There's a waterslide on board for an extra slice of fun. Breakfast and lunch are included.



Duration

5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 7am

Price

$129.95 per person


Intro to Scuba Diving in Lahaina

Learn to scuba dive during your Maui vacation with PADI instructors who each have over 10 years of professional teaching experience. Your safety and comfort is the primary focus, with small group sizes of no more than four beginner divers per instructor. If you want the one-on-one attention you deserve, then you have found the Lahaina dive shop for you. All guests are given with personalized attention, and when possible, private diving.


Duration

2.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8:30am

Price

$149 per person


Reefdancer Semi-Sub Boat Cruise with Underwater Views

If you like sea creatures, but have no desire to scuba dive, this tour offers an alternative. Relax on board a glass bottom boat where every seat is a window seat and prepare for an underwater show. Divers bring animals such as octopus, urchins, crabs, and starfish up to the windows for viewing, making every trip a unique experience.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday at 8:45am, 11am, 11:45am, 1:45pm and 3pm

Price

  • $48.24 per person for a one-hour tour

  • $69.70 per person for a 90-minute tour (11:45 am session only)

Jet Boat Ride

Jet boating is the ultimate experience on the water and we’re bringing it to Maui for you. This is a journey is like no other and if you’ve never experienced jet boating before -your in for a treat which will be sure to blow you away!


Duration

6 hours

Availability

Monday - Thursday at 12:30pm

Price

$106.09 per person


Surf School

Test your skills out in the waves on this surfing lesson in Maui. Led by an expert instructor, learn surf techniques and timing as you hit the warm waters of Lahaina Harbor. Receive personal attention from your instructor and top-of-the-line equipment to practice on. Photos of your small-group experience are also available for purchase.

Duration

6 hours

Availability

Monday - Friday at 8am, 11am and 1:30pm

Price

$52 per person


ATV Adventure in West Maui Mountains

Explore Maui's rugged terrain during this thrilling ATV tour. After an orientation to the vehicle, take off for the top of the valley, where you can view the waterfalls from a distance. Traveling via ATV allows you access to parts of the valley that traditional tour vehicles can't reach. Pilot your ATV down to the coast for a shoreline view, accompanied by engaging commentary from your guide.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability