Every Hawaiian Island has a nickname; Maui being, The Valley Isle. Whether you prefer more sightseeing or activities, experience the diversity Maui has to offer by taking the liberty of customizing your own private tour with preferred locations, timeframe and flexibility along the way. Your private guide will make sure you receive a unique experience that offers a broad perspective on how diverse this 727 square mile island actually is. Please keep in mind, there are more activities provided then can be accomplished in a single day tour, so no matter what interests you, it’s a full day! And if you have additional interests, please send us your requests:
In West Maui, discover coastline gems, majestic mountains, cultural and historical sites. Venture around West Maui Mountains for coastline views and numerous activities: Let’s go snorkeling (not a boat tour/must bring snorkel gear). Discover Hawaii’s largest collection of ancient petroglyphs chiseled into bedrock. These carvings depict native way of life.
In Kapalua, hike to an incredible lava rock cliffside for jumping into the most pristine ocean and exploring sea life. Explore other pristine beaches and tide-pools. Take a stroll passed an ancient burial site to the legendary Dragons Teeth and labyrinth off the seashore. Visit Kapalua’s famous Plantation Golf Course where the Mercedes & Hyundai Championships have taken place.
Drive around West Maui Mountains loop and experience the force of Nakalele blowhole, where the eruptions are active 90% of the time and can often reach heights of 100 ft! If you’re feeling adventurous, hike through lava rock zones that look like another planet! Hike down a crumbly trail and swim in the most amazing tide-pools – with the option of diving into the largest one (This activity depends on ocean conditions). Take a leisurely walk through the unique and lush jungle of Honolua to the mouth of the Bay.
On the backside of West Maui Mountains, visit the isolated and historical village of Kahakuloa for their famous banana bread and Lilikoi (passion fruit) butter.
On the Southside: snorkel at the best beaches (must bring snorkel gear), hike through extensive lava rock zones and hidden white coral beaches near La Perouse Bay (formerly Keone’o’io). The bay is the site of Maui’s most recent volcanic activity. It was later named for the French explorer, Captain Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse. In 1786, La Pérouse surveyed and mapped the prominent embayment near the southern cape of Maui.
In Central Valley: explore Iao Valley, the deepest valley in West Maui Mountains (our western and oldest volcano, Kakalawai – House of Water), making the Iao River the largest watershed from these wet slopes. The last eruption was 320,000 years ago, and since then, significant erosion has carved out these beautifully shaped mountains and deep valleys. Then making our way to the base of the Iao needle, a 1200 ft Basalt tower that was once used as a watch tower during battles between the Polynesians. Bath in the Iao Stream, our largest river on the island.
In Wailuku: visit Maui’s Tropical Plantation for stunning landscapes and views, local coffees, fruits and the upscale Mill House restaurant for lunch
In Upcountry Maui: experience panoramic views from 2500 to 3500 feet. Visit the Kula Lavender Farm, Kula Country farms, Botanical Gardens, and Maui Winery – Ulupalakua Vineyards.
On the North shore: Potentially discover giant resting Green Sea Turtles! And visit the historical plantation town of Paia.
- Days: Everyday
- Tour Times: Morning Departure
- Duration: 8-9 Hours
- Small groups (1-6 people; Flat rate of $625 for 1 to 2 people, and $105 per additional person)
- Large groups (7-20 people; $169 per person)
A cooler with water, towels, if need, head lights, underwater lights, umbrellas, reef safe sunblock, mosquito repellant, first aid kit, pair of walking sticks, coconut opener, hand wipes, hand sanitizer, Dramamine, paper towels and other necessities. For half day hikes, a backpack, extra light pack and a drypack. (Light snack included for large groups)
Bring as little as possible! Necessities are sturdy shoes for hikes and crossing waterfall streams. Preferably all in one shoes for adventures and getting wet, such as Chacos, Tevas, Keens OR simple reef shoes and tennis shoes. If you plan on swimming, best to wear your bathing suit under your clothes. If staying at a hotel, bring hotel towels. You may want to bring your cameras/phones, hats, sunglasses and environmentally safe sunblock (Sunscreens without Oxybenzone and Octinoxate). For half day hiking adventures, reusable water containers and a light pack or backpack.
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