Top Activities To Do On Maui
This list of ‘Top Activites To Do On Maui’ reflects my personal choices for the best ways to experience the island. I have chosen these activities by using a combination of my local knowledge and my years of working in the hospitality industry. All the tour providers here show a great sense of ALOHA and take the words ‘Hawaiian Hospitality’ to heart. It would be nearly impossible to do every activity there is to do on Maui. If you don’t see something on this list that interests you please feel free to peruse all the options on my concierge activity desk site.
Ulalena: Learn about the legends and myths of Hawaii in a production that resembles Cirque du Soleil. Tell them Miss Maui Ali sent you their way, I don’t book this activity personally but highly recommend it!
Maui Ocean Center: A great way to spend the day with the kids or the kids at heart! See Tiger Sharks, Turtles and Manta Rays up close!
Atlantis Submarines: Discover nature’s deepest treasures…the miracle of coral gardens and indigenous creatures that dwell in Hawaii’s ocean wilderness.
Maui Tropical Plantation: Take a narrated forty minute tram tour through fruit and flower fields.
2) BICYCLE TOURS
Mountain Riders: I love that they have both sunrise and day tours available
Haleakala Bike Company: Haleakala Bike Company is Maui’s most experienced, most affordable Haleakala downhill tour company
Maui Sunriders: Offering the longest ride of all the unguided tours from Haleakala to the North Shore beach town of Paia
3) DINNER CRUISES
Aloha Friday Sunset Sail: Unwind from the day and enjoy an authentic Aloha Friday as we sail along the West Maui coastline surrounding Ka’anapali.
Dinner Sunset Sail: Enjoy a gourmet dinner by award winning chef Paris Nabavi on board our spacious luxury catamaran
T3 Dinner Sunset Sail: Combine the best of both worlds, taking pleasure in a fun and comfortable sail aboard our luxury catamaran, while dining on an incredible meal catered by an award winning chef.
4) ECO TOURS
Paradise Eco Adventures at Maui Dragon Fruit Farm: A fun day of ziplining or zorbing while tasting exotic fruits.
Hike Maui: There is more to Maui than the beach! Go get muddy in the jungle at least one day during your trip.
Award Winning Temptation Tours: 1600 Maui Concierge Voted Temptation Tours – “Best Activity Overall”. Offering 8 different sigtseeing tours to Maui’s top natural locales.
Maui Adventure Cruises: Maui Adventure Cruises has the fastest and largest ocean rafts of any company in the islands.
Sunshine Helicopters: They are my top pick because of the variety of tours they offer. My ultimate adventure would be to to fly over to Molokai and see some of the world’s largest Waterfalls while whale watching from the air.
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters: Blue Hawaiian Helicopters is the premiere helicopter tour company in Hawaii with a unique blend of cultural excursions to the Big Island, Maui, Kauai & now Oahu
6) HORSEBACK RIDING
Mendes Ranch: Explore a part of the island that few locals even get to see let alone tourists!
Lahaina Stables: Ride horses in our big back yard; ride the West Maui mountains.
Feast At Lele: A great intimate sit down luau right on the ocean that books out way in advance!
The Grand Luau at the Honua’ula: A short 5 minute drive from our property and also very popular choice.
8) RAFTING ADVENTURES
Redline Rafting: This is an activity that I have never done but is on the top of my list to do! When I was a little girl we had a zodiac and I just think this sounds like such a fun day on the water!
Hawaii Ocean Rafting: Eco tours to and from the island of Lanai invite superb snorkeling and spinner dolphin encounters are quite common.
Maui Adventure Cruises: Snorkel tours serve deli lunches and unlimited sodas, juices and bottled water during the trip.
Ultimate Whale Watch: They specialized in photographic, non-threatening close encounters with Dolphins, Whales & Turtles since 1982.
9) SAILING ADVENTURES
Trilogy Excurisions: One of the longest running businesses here on Maui. I love their Lanai trip!
Teralani Sailing: Large and luxurious sailing catamarans that operate off of Ka’anapali Beach on Maui.
Paragon Sailing Charters: Maui’s Premier Catamaran Performance Sailing Company! Sailing daily from Lahaina & Maalaea Harbors.
Kai Kanani Sailing Charters: Maui’s finest sailing catamaran, offering first class Molokini snorkel excursions, whale watching, and sunset cocktail cruises from Makena Beach.
10) SNORKELING AND SCUBA DIVING
Dolphin Discovery: Swim with DOLPHINS! Enough said.
Ed Robinson’s Diving Adventures: 25 years in the business. I love supporting family run business. Tell them Miss Maui Ali sent you!
Boss Frog’s Dive & Surf: Quicksilver is the newest high-tech catamaran in Maui’s waters.
Four Winds Maui Magic: Go where none of the other large boats can, past Dolphin Cove, where a pod of Spinner Dolphins live.
Friendly Charters: The Lani Kai is a fast and comfortable power catamaran staffed by a fun, friendly, experienced crew.
Kai Kanani Sailing Charters: Maui’s finest sailing catamaran, offering first class Molokini snorkel excursions, whale watching, and sunset cocktail cruises
11) WHALE WATCH
Maui Adventure Cruises: It is so exhilarating to be in the water with the humpbacks. It is even more exciting to be in a small raft that is closer to the water than the bigger whale watching tours.
Go Kayaking Maui: Maui’s Favorite Adventure Team! Try kayaking and snorkeling in secluded spots away from the power boats.
Teralani Sailing: Each year the Pacific Humpback Whales migrate from Alaska to the coastal waters off Maui.
Paragon Sailing: Maui’s Premier Catamaran Performance Sailing Company! Sailing daily from Lahaina & Maalaea Harbors.
Skyline Eco-Adventures: I love the Haleakala course! The last line is the best!
GoZip Hawaii Ziplines: Unbeatable views from above Ka’apalua and a giant SWING!
Piiholo Ranch Zipline: Piiholo Ranch Zipline is located on an 800-acre working cattle ranch, just above the town of Makawao in the beautiful Upcountry Maui region.
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