Maui Tours and Activities

Add more to your trip to Maui with our favorite tours and activities. Head out on the water for amazing snorkeling, experience sunset with a cocktail in hand, or give surfing a try.

Each activity listed here is from a company we know, respect, and love. We’ve hand-picked these based on our experiences, reviews from others, and the quality of the tour. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

🍍 Snorkeling Tours

🍍 Whale Watching Tours

🍍 Sunset Sailing Tours

🍍 Surf and SUP Lessons

🍍 Sightseeing Tours – Haleakala Sunrise

🍍 Ziplining

Snorkeling Tours

Kai Kanani sunrise snorkel

Molokini Crater Sunrise Snorkel from Wailea

Head out for an early morning snorkeling trip to Molokini and Turtle Town (conditions permitting). The Kai Kanani operates their catamaran from South Maui, making them the first tour boat to arrive daily at Molokini Crater. The snorkel trip includes excellent food and beverages (coffee! hot chocolate! open bar!), a convenient south Maui location, and a fun, knowledgeable crew.

Molokini Crater Sunrise Snorkel from Wailea

Departs from: Makena (South Maui)

Tour operator: Kai Kanani

Kai Kanani Snorkel Molokini

Molokini Crater Mid-Morning Snorkel from South Maui

Head out for the deluxe snorkeling trip to Molokini and Turtle Town (conditions permitting), Kai Kanai’s most popular snorkeling trip. The Kai Kanani operates their 65-foot catamaran from South Maui, making it just a short ride out to Molokini Crater. The snorkel trip includes excellent food and beverages (coffee! chocolate chip cookies! open bar!), a convenient south Maui location, and a fun, knowledgeable crew.

Molokini Crater Mid-Morning Snorkel from South Maui

Departs from: Makena (South Maui)

Tour operator: Kai Kanani

ultimate whale watch and snorkel

Molokini Backside & South Maui Coast Rafting Adventure

Head out on a small raft tour and enjoy the backside of Molokini, where you’ll find some fantastic snorkeling. On the five-hour tour, you’ll get to search for dolphins and enjoy breakfast and lunch on the raft.

Molokini Backside and South Maui Coast Snorkel

Departs from: Kihei

Tour operator: Redline Rafting Co.

Sail Maui Snorkeling Tours

Maui Sailing & Snorkel Tours

Sail Maui is known across Maui for the best performance sailing charters and going to the best snorkel spots. Save 10% on your booking by using promo code “HVG10” at checkout! We love snorkeling with Sail Maui as they have expeditions to Molokini Crater, West Maui, and the island of Lanai. Find a departure location and tour right for your group. Breakfast, lunch, snorkeling gear, and beer and wine are all available so you can fully enjoy the experience.

Maui Sailing & Snorkel Tours

Departs from: Ma’alaea Harbor & Lahaina

Tour operator: Sail Maui

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Island of Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Tour on a Power Raft

Want to ditch the crowds? Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel offers small group tours aboard their raft. Head out to Lanai to view some amazing ocean life, snorkel in the beautiful reef, and speed along in a high-speed raft. Save 10% on your booking by using promo code “HVG” at checkout!

Island of Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Tour on a Power Raft

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor

Tour operator: Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel

Whale Watching Tours

best maui whale watching tour

Whale Watching in a Power Raft

Whale encounters are guaranteed! We have done all types of whale watching – Kayaking, big boat, little boat, sailboat – and our favorite is power raft. The team from Ultimate will get you up close and personal with the amazing humpback whales that visit Maui every winter. Plus! Save 10% on your tickets with promo code “HVG” at checkout. Available from December through April only.

Whale Watching on a Power Raft

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor

Tour operator: Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel

Sunset Sailing Tours

Kai Kanani Snorkel Molokini

Adventure Sunset Sail from Wailea

Want a memorable way to end one of your days on Maui? The Kai Kanani adventure sunset sail is a perfect option. Hop aboard their 65-foot catamaran to enjoy views of the beautiful Maui coastline, wonderful food and drink on board, and friendly and knowledgeable staff. As the sun sets, cap off the night with a sparkling wine toast.

Adventure Sunset Sail from Wailea

Departs from: Makena (South Maui)

Tour operator: Kai Kanani

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Sunset Sail from Lahaina

Hop aboard Sail Maui’s catamaran of enjoyment as you watch the sunset over Lanai. Sail Maui offers sunset sailing on their Paragon and their new ‘Alihilani catamarans. Click Learn More for details. Save 10% on your booking when you use “HVG10” at checkout!

Sunset Sail from Lahaina

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor

Tour operator: Sail Maui

Trilogy dinner sunset cruise

Captain’s Sunset Dinner Sail

This tour offers a sunset sail with dinner included. Dinner includes a four-course intimate dinner set at two-top tables makes this the perfect, intimate dinner alternative to a restaurant. After dinner, sail back to the harbor while enjoying after-dinner drinks.

Captain’s Sunset Dinner Sail

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor and Ma’alaea Harbor

Tour operator: Trilogy

Surf and SUP Lessons

Trilogy dinner sunset cruise

Surf Lessons with Maui Wave Riders (Lahaina or Kihei)

Head out on an adventure and learn to surf while you’re in Hawaii. Take a group lesson or private lesson in the heart of Lahaina or Kalama Park in Kihei with Maui Wave Riders. It’s so good, you just might want to make your next trip a surfing vacation.

Surf Lessons in Lahaina or Kihei

Departs from: Lahaina (Prison Street)

Tour operator: Maui Wave Riders

Sightseeing Tours

Haleakala Guided Sunrise Tour

Haleakala Guided Sunrise Tour

Visiting Haleakala Volcano is one of the top must do items on most visitors lists. And getting to see the sunrise is often an awe-inspiring bucket list experience. But you don’t have to drive yourself up the hill in the dark at 3 am. Hawaii Tours offers small group tours that take the stress out of getting a reservation and navigating your own way.

Haleakala Sunrise Guided Tour

Location: Haleakala, Maui

Tour operator: Hawaii Tours

road to hana in one day

Road to Hana Guided Tour

The Road to Hana tops most visitors lists when they head to Maui. But the trip is long and there are so many amazing stops. Let a local guide from Hawaii Tours show you around while you enjoy the scenic tour of beautiful east Maui. 

Road to Hana Guided Tour

Location: Hana

Tour operator: Hawaii Tours

road to hana in one day

Pearl Harbor Tour from Maui

Want a done-for-you-trip to Pearl Harbor from one of the neighbor islands? Planned and operated by Hawaii Tours, this trip takes you from Maui to Oahu for a one day adventure, where you experience a fully guided tour.

Pearl Harbor Tour from Kauai

Location: Neighbor island to Pearl Harbor and Honolulu

Tour operator: Hawaii Tours

Ziplining

kapalua zipline

Kapalua Zipline

Get sweeping mountain views and speed on this 6-line dual zipline course in Kapalua. Soar above the trees and reach speeds up to 65 miles per hour. Plus cross Hawaii’s longest suspension bridge.

Kapalua Zipline

Location: Kapalua

Tour operator: Kapalua Zipline