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

🍍 Sunset Sailing Tours

🍍 Surf and SUP Lessons

🍍 Ziplining

Snorkeling Tours

Kai Kanani sunrise snorkel

Molokini Crater Sunrise Snorkel

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

Departs from: Makena Landing

Tour operator: Kai Kanani

Kai Kanani Snorkel Molokini

Deluxe Molokini Snorkel

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.

Deluxe Molokini Snorkel

Departs from: Makena Landing

Tour operator: Kai Kanani

Kai Kanani Snorkel Molokini

Molokini Snorkel and Performance Sail

Sail Maui’s Paragon II is a 47′ boat that leaves from Maalaea Harbor for a 5-hour snorkeling adventure. On the trip, you’ll take a leisurely sail to Molokini Crater (conditions permitting). On this boat, the journey and the destination are equally enjoyable. Breakfast, lunch, snorkeling gear, and beer and wine are all available so you can fully enjoy the entire experience.

Molokini Snorkel and Performance Sail

Departs from: Ma’alaea Harbor

Tour operator: Sail Maui

Sail Maui

Lanai Beach Picnic Sail

A 7-hour excursion on a 65-foot catamaran to the exclusive island of Lana’i. Here you’ll find some of the best snorkeling around at Hulopo’e beach. Your day starts from Lahaina harbor and after a leisurely sail to Lana’i, you’ll have a picnic lunch, time for snorkeling, and relaxing on the beach. If you’re lucky, you may even spot some spinner dolphins.

Lanai Beach Picnic Sail

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor

Tour operator: Sail Maui

Sail Maui

Lanai Coast Snorkel

A 5-hour excursion to take you snorkeling off the exclusive island of Lana’i. This trip is running in place of the Lanai Beach Snorkel during COVID, so you can enjoy the reef around Lanai without visiting the island itself. There’s no set itinerary or stops for this trip, so the fantastic crew can take you wherever they think conditions and ocean life are best.

Lanai Coast Snorkel

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor

Tour operator: Sail Maui

ultimate whale watch and snorkel

Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Tour with Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel

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.

Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Tour

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor

Tour operator: Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel

ultimate whale watch and snorkel

Molokini Backside and South Maui Coast with Redline Rafting

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.

Sunset Sailing Tours

Kai Kanani Snorkel Molokini

Adventure Sunset Sail

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

Departs from: Makena

Tour operator: Kai Kanani

sunset sail maui

‘Alihilani Sunset Sail with Sail Maui

How do you end a fantastic day on Maui? With a sunset sail. And not just any sunset sail. Hop aboard Sail Maui’s luxurious 65′ catamaran for an evening of enjoyment as you watch the sunset over Lanai.

‘Alihilani Sunset Sail with Sail Maui

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor

Tour operator: Sail Maui

sunset sail maui

Paragon Sunset Sail with Sail Maui

Hop aboard Sail Maui’s catamaran of enjoyment as you watch the sunset over Lanai. This is one of two sunset sail tours that Sail Maui runs from Lahaina Harbor. 

Paragon Sunset Sail with Sail Maui

Departs from: Lahaina Harbor

Tour operator: Sail Maui

Trilogy dinner sunset cruise

Captain’s Sunset Dinner

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 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

Ziplining

Trilogy dinner sunset cruise

Piiholo Ranch Zipline

Want to experience ziplining through the trees in a gorgeous upcountry location? Piiholo Ranch is the place to go. With the longest side-by-side zipline tour on the island, you’ll cruise through the tree canopy at an unbelievable speed.

Piiholo Ranch Zipline

Location: Makawao

Tour operator: Piiholo Ranch