Formed by two volcanoes that were close enough together that their lava flows overlapped, forming an isthmus between them, Maui is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. The older, western volcano has eroded quite a bit and now forms the West Maui Mountains – an area that is covered with almost impenetrable wilderness. They are filled with deep valleys, inaccessible gorges and soggy marshes. Usually the mountains are covered with mists in the valleys and clouds on the mountaintops. The larger and younger volcano, Haleakala, is to the east and stands more than 10,000 ft. about sea level.



Around the Island, there are extraordinary coral reefs abound with sea turtles, dolphins, and Hawai’i's celebrated tropical fish. A perfect place to snorkel. Maui is also considered a top spot for whale-watching in the Hawaiian Islands because the humpback whales winter in the Au’au Channel just off the northwestern coast. They migrate to the island in the winter and leave again by the end of April. Lastly, when visiting Maui, You have to take the Hana Highway, often called the “Road to Hana” that runs along the east coast of the Island with many hairpin turns through the mountains and past black sand beaches and spectacular waterfalls.

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2-Hour Maui Whale Watching Catamaran Cruise

Enjoy this 2-hour guided adventure in a high-speed catamaran to watch the whales in their natural habitat. Depending on the whales’ behavior during your whale watching trip, you may see the whales slapping the surface with pectoral fins (their very long side fins), flukes (the tail), the peduncle (the strong muscles attaching the tail to the rest of the body) and the breach, this is when the whale rises completely out of the water and crashes down again. Juices and sodas are available on board.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$29

Sunset Whale Watch Adventure Aboard the Malolo Catamaran

Enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset and whales breaching from the ocean.  Maui whale watching is most thrilling aboard the Malolo!  This high speed catamaran leaves from Maalaea Harbor and can bring you to the whales quickly. All kinds of drinks are available for purchase, and there are restrooms on board. The humpback whales return to Hawaii for a few months each year to mate and give birth.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$39

Full-Day Maui Tour: Road to Hana Tour

On this beautiful, full-day tour of Maui, you will see Kula, Hookipa beach, Waikamoi stream, Kaumahina Wayside, Ke’ anae, Hanawai Falls, Waikani Falls (Three Bears Falls), Pua’a Ka’a State Park and much more.  This Road to Hana is famous for it's Waterfalls, Rainforests and longest coastal scenic route in the world.

Full-day Tours

$145

Upcountry Distillery and Winery Tour with Gourmet Dinner

Upcountry Distillery, Winery and gourmet dinner at Kula Lodge. On this tour you will visit three businesses that offer unique Maui made crafted alcoholic beverages. With the popularity of crafted alcoholic beverages on the rise, pineapples and sugar cane are being used on Maui to produce vodka, rum, and whiskey. On this tour you will be able to taste those unique vodka and rum. At the end of the tour you and your companion will be treated to a Sunset Gourmet Dinner at the Kula Lodge.

Distillery Tours

$199

East Maui Waterfalls and Rainforest Hike

Discover the natural beauty hidden just off Hawaii’s famed Hana Highway on a waterfalls and rainforest hike in east Maui. The 5- to 6-hour excursion takes you deep into one of Hawaii’s most popular valleys, where several waterfalls tumble within a short distance of one another. On this relaxed hike, take a dip into the pools located beneath the falls, clamor up columnar basalt rock formations to jump safely into the water and enjoy a healthy lunch. Optional round-trip transport from your Maui hotel included.

Hiking & Camping

$138

Traditional Lei Greeting At Kahului Airport Maui

Want to make your trip to Hawaii extra special? Arrange a traditional fresh flower lei greeting at you arrival at Kahului Airport on Maui and start your trip Hawaiian style.

Airport & Ground Transfers

$20

Arrival Shuttle: Kahului Airport(OGG) to Hotels &Private Residences -Maui Island

Arrange your shared one way airport transfer in advance and skip the hassle of booking a service in Kahului. This convenient form of transport takes you from Kahului Airport to your hotel in Maui in air-conditioned  shuttles. Upgrade to the lei greeting  option and receive a traditional fresh Hawaiian lei upon arrival at the Kahului Airport.

Airport & Ground Transfers

$11

Kahului Shore Excursion: Heavenly Hana Tour

Hana is considered one of Hawaii's last unspoiled frontiers, and when your cruise ship docks in Maui, you won’t want to miss a shore excursion to see this beautiful area. On the scenic drive through Maui's eastern coastline, you'll see flourishing rainforests, flowing waterfalls, plunging pools and dramatic scenery. The serene natural landscape coupled with lively narration of Hana will transport you to another world.

Ports of Call Tours

$169

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Poke

Exploring the markets and restaurants around Kailua, you’ll find many dishes inspired by local ingredients - we particularly enjoy Poke. Influenced by Japanese and other Asian cuisines, Poke originated from local fishermen that would season their cut-offs from the catch of the day and serve it as a snack. Traditionally, Poke is raw tuna or octopus mixed with various seasonings like: soy sauce, green onions, and sesame oil. It can also be enjoyed around the Hawaiian islands with other seafood like salmon or shellfish.

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