Luaus are the most popular Maui activity, and a Maui vacation is not complete without experiencing a Maui luau. A luau is a Hawaiian feast, named for the taro tops traditionally served. Modern day luaus are no exception, most luaus feature an open bar and an all you can eat buffet serving Hawaiian specialties such as poi, purple sweet potatoes and of course Kalua pork. Maui luau shows feature Hawaiian hula and chants and many will also include dance and music from the other islands of Polynesia as well. For a romantic evening under the stars of Maui you can't beat a luau. Choose from a listing of all available Maui luaus, you are sure to find the luau that is right for you.
Enjoy a helicopter tour of Maui, visit majestic waterfalls and verdant green valleys. A Maui helicopter tour will take you to parts of the island that there are no other ways to see. A helicopter tour combining both Maui and Molokai is one of our favorite Maui activities. First fly through the lush West Maui mountains where you will be treated to emerald valleys and spectacular waterfalls. Next you will cross the ocean to Molokai, where the world's tallest sea cliffs await you! There are a large variety of Helicopter Tours available in Maui, so take a look at our selection and find the one that looks like the best Maui activity for you.
Molokini is one of the world's best snorkeling spots, and one of the most popular Maui activities. A volcanic calderra, Molokini's half moon shields the inside where you will be snorkeling from strong currents. This shelter provides visibility that is often over 150 feet. A rainbow assortment of colorful tropical fish await you at this un-fished marine preserve. We suggest the Quicksilver, one of Maui's newest boats. The Quicksilver is a fast, stable catamaran that will take you on a dolphin search on the South coast of Maui, out to Molokini and then to Turtle Town for your second snorkeling opportunity. Continental breakfast and a BBQ lunch are provided on this great Maui activity.
Maui's largest mountain Haleakala, is a dormant volcano that offers an incredible chance to bicycle 38 miles with only 400 yards of pedaling. Bike the Volcano is another one of Maui's favorite activities. The trip begins with hotel pick up which will take you right to the summit of Haleakala, where you can enjoy some marvelous views before beginning your downhill bike journey. The road down Haleakala as you bike the volcano is beautiful and packed with photo opportunities that your guide will stop for, so don't forget your camera for this Maui activity. Most trips include hotel pick up and return and many stop for a no host lunch at one of the many restaurants along the way.
Maui is famous for its incredible ocean fishing. Take a cruise with local professionals and have them show you the best spots for all kinds of beautiful and delicious tropical Hawaiian fish. Enjoy brand new fishing gear and state of the art electronics when searching for the perfect catch. Prepared for both beginners and advanced fishermen, our recommended charters are ready to show you, your friends and your family a wonderful time fishing. We especially like smaller charters that only allow up to 6 guests. These intimate charters make for a more relaxed and better attended to private fishing trip.
It is said that 80 percent of the world's humpback whale population makes the trip to Maui for calfing. This makes whale watching in Maui an unbelievable experience. It is not uncommon for whales to be spotted within 100 yards of your boat. The average length of an adult humpback whale is 36 to 45 feet and they can weigh as much as 40 tons! Watch as these graceful giants make spectacular breaches and beautiful tail slaps. Many people feel that whale watching was the highlight of their Maui activities. The whales are only here for about 5 to 6 months a year, with whale season generally considered Dec 15th to May 15th. So grab your camera and hop aboard this wonderful Maui activity.
See Maui from a birds eye view. Parasailing in Maui is a fun and safe way to see the island from a different perspective. Flights offer 400 foot or 800 foot lines that gently raise you into the sky. Take off and landing both happen right on the boat, no awkward take offs or scary landings here! Parasailing is only available for part of the year, this is out of concern for the whales. So from May 15th to December 15th you can parasail on your Maui Vacation. During the whale season from Dec 15th to May 15th parasailing is not available. If you want to add a little adventure to your Maui vacation, then this may be just the ticket. Remember you can choose to ride solo or tandem on this great Maui activity.