There is literally something for everyone in fabulous Maui. If you are planning a trip to this Hawaiian island than it is likely you already know about the many great things there are to do in Maui. There is literally fun for the entire family and there are many activities to choose from and sights to see.
If you are an active person, you can find Maui activities to keep you busy. If you’re a beach bum, there’s no better place to go. If you prefer to relax in a spa or resort, Maui has plenty of those as well. There are fine places to shop, to eat and even historical places to visit. You can enjoy a luau with authentic Hawaiian good and much, much more. There is literally Maui fun for everyone!
See below for an overview of some of the many different places to see and things to do while visiting in Maui.
See a Volcano
Have you ever been to a volcano? Maui has the world’s largest inactive volcano, Mount Haleakala.Called the “House of the Sun” it is a sleeping volcano whose base it big enough to cover Manhattan! That’s right; it’s over 10,000 feet high. Any volcano is impressive but this one is truly amazing.
There are places where you can tour and hike in the craters and much more. This will certainly be something to write home about! Get pictures of yourself in the volcano and share with friends and family.
The Valley Isles
Maui is known as the “Valley Isle” due to the two volcanic mountain ridges that go on the east and west coasts of the island. Maui is the second largest island of Hawaii and it measures 48 miles long and 26 wide, offering some 728 square miles of paradise to enjoy.
Maui has everything you'd expect from Hawaii, including lovely beaches, warm tropical waters, a fascinating history, high mountains, lush green valleys, fantastic waterfalls and sugarcane fields stretching to the horizon. It is a true tropical paradise for anyone of any age.
The island is full of many activities no matter what your style and physical fitness level. One favorite activity is golf and there are tons of resorts and courses to choose from. Maui is one of the most beautiful places on earth to golf and there are locations that are perfect for you whether you are new to golf or have been playing your entire life. There are also many affordable package deals you might be interested in.
You can go sailing, surfing or swimming in you enjoy the water. You can spend some time just tanning on the beach sipping tropical drinks, visiting the many shops and stores that are located on the shores. You can go shopping and buy authentic Hawaiian pieces or other souvenirs. You can visit many historical and nature sights all over the island as well.
Many of the activities to do on Maui are underwater related. There are is the Maui Ocean Center to learn first hand all about the underwater life of Maui and you can also find places to go SCUBA diving or snorkeling. You can watch the whales come in to mate during the right season and you can also go fishing, dolphin watching and much more.
There are some fabulous choices for you when it comes to dining on Maui. There are literally hundreds of restaurants to choose from all with different, varying but delicious menus. Whether you want a simple, quick and cheap meal or eloquent dining at its finest, you will find a place that meets your needs on Maui.
Some of the finest chefs in the world have come here to Maui to enjoy the opportunity to cook in restaurants on this fabulous island. You can take advantage of this culinary delight and enjoy many different types of foods while you are visiting Maui.
Tour the Island
There are actually many different ways to tour the island. You can enjoy it by land, sea or even air. There are hikes, bicycle tours, driving tours and more as well as tours by plane and helicopter. You can go sailing, boating, parasailing, parachuting and almost anything else you can think of. There are so many different ways of getting a new and different view of the island of Maui.
Whether you are coming alone, as a couple, as a family, for business or any other reason, you will love Maui and you are sure to find something to keep you content and busy. In fact, you may find it really hard to do everything in one trip and you will likely want to come back to Maui again as soon as possible.