Things To Do in Maui & Popular Maui Attractions

Hotel Wailea provides the ideal location to discover top Maui attractions and things to do. Hike to the summit of a giant crater, surf the blue ocean swells, enjoy upscale shopping, explore beautiful waterfalls, dance at a luau, discover cultural landmarks, and relax on Maui’s gorgeous white sand beaches. Whether you crave romance, adventure or solitude, Maui is a captivating island paradise offering and endless supply of things to do.

Shops at Wailea

The Shops at Wailea offer a variety of trendy boutiques, designer shops, galleries, speciality services, restaurants and local entertainment.

Makena Beach

Known simply as Big Beach, the picturesque Makena Beach features a sloping shoreline which makes for larger shore breaks. Makena Beach is a popular spot for bodyboarding or bodysurfing.

The Road to Hana- Hana Highway

Wander down 56 miles of legendary cliffside road to discover the idyllic region of Hana, the heart of Maui’s Hawaiian culture. The Road to Hana – from Kahului to Hana – winds through Maui’s eastern shoreline and provides beautiful off-road sites such as waterfalls, trails, pools, beaches and beautiful natural landscapes, including the black lava sea cliffs of Hamoa Bay.

Maui Ocean Center

Explore Maui’s diverse marine life at the Maui Ocean Center located in Maalaea. Discover interactive exhibits, fish aquariums, a shark tank and even a mesmerizing jellyfish room.

Ulalena- at the Maui Theater in Lahaina

Ulalena is Maui’s renowned theatrical performance depicting the history of Hawaii and its people. Explore Maui through its memorable character performances, colorful costumes, dances, chants and music.

Molokini Snorkel & Dive Tours

Maui’s top snorkeling and diving is found at Molokini, a pristine crescent moon-shaped island just 2 1/2 miles off of Maui’s south coast. Take a boat out to this extinct volcano site and discover reefs teeming with over 250 different species of exotic fish and unique marine life.

Old Lahaina Luau

Submerse yourself in Hawaiian culture with a traditional luau feast. Located at the town of Old Lahaina, the Luau tantalizes guests with a feast of slow roasted Kalua pig, island specialties and refreshing mai-tai beverages plus entertainment by talented fire dancers.

Iao State Park

Iao State Park is home to the iconic 12,000 foot Iao needle, a majestic rock peak that towers over Iao Valley. Enjoy leisurely hiking trails lined with exotic plants, streams and natural pools.

Haleakala State Park

Hike through coastal and desert trails to the soaring Haleakala Crater, known as the House of the Sun. Sweeping vistas provide gorgeous sunrise views and the world’s best stargazing. With 30,000 acres of majestic landscapes and abundant outdoor activities, Haleakala National Park is a nature lover’s utopia. The diverse Haleakala National Park landscape offers volcanic desert terrain, lush rainforests and pristine Kipahulu coastline with streams, mountains and misty waterfalls.

Haleakala Crater

Haleakala Crater is 7 miles across and 2 miles wide and stands at 10,000 feet. The once active volcano is believed to have last erupted in 1790. The crater provides a stunning visual to this dramatic desert landscape. Hike past large cinder cones toward the summit and discover a mesmerizing sunset.

Haleakala National Park Wildlife

No other place houses more endangered animal and plant species than Haleakala National Park. Rare plants such as the Hawaiian Goose and Silverword inhabit the sub tropic and desert terrain. Hiking trails traverse Haleakala National Park’s unique and diverse ecosystem.