Attractions Nearby Maui, Day Trips and Excursions

(Maui, Hawaii - HI, USA)

There are a multitude of attractions spread liberally across Maui's landscape and towns. Being a volcanic landscape, the island of Maui contains many natural attractions including waterfalls, pools and beaches.

There are also several attractions concerned with the culture of Maui and the island's past. It's possible to learn about Hana's history at the Hana Cultural Center and travel back to the sugarcane days on Maui's Sugar Cane Train.

The island's rich, fertile soil also makes for good wine growing and it's possible to taste local wines at the Tedeschi Vineyards and Winery.

Oheo Gulch

Address: At the end of Hana Highway, Hana, Maui, Hawaii HI, USA
Tel: +1 808 572 4400
A series of waterfalls and pools make up Oheo Gulch, also known as the Seven Sacred Pools. The area is scenically stunning and conditions permitting, it's possible to swim in some of the pools.
Open hours: daily
Admission: charge for park admission

Haleakala Highway

Address: Route 37, Maui, Hawaii HI, USA
This incredibly scenic drive takes you from sea level to over 10,000-feet / 3,050-meters high. The drive is 38 miles / 6 km, but due to the steep roads it takes a couple of hours. The views as you ascend and descend are truly magnificent, making this a great way to spend a day.

Sugar Cane Train

Address: 975 Limahana Place, Suite 203, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii HI, 96761, USA
Tel: +1 808 667 6851
The railroads of Hawaii were once used to carry sugar cane from the fields and to transport workers between the cane fields and their homes. Now Hawaii's railroads have almost entirely disappeared, but the Sugar Cane Train takes visitors on a picturesque journey along a 6-mile / 10 km stretch of track. The train travels through divine countryside and across a 325-foot / 100-meter trestle that offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and neighboring islands.
Open hours: daily, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, discount for children, children under three free

Hana Cultural Center

Address: 4974 Uakea Road, Hana, Maui, Hawaii HI, 96713, USA
Tel: +1 808 248 8622
Learn about Hana's cultural heritage and ethnic history through fascinating exhibitions and collections at the Hana Cultural Center. The center features a courthouse, jail, traditional artifacts and more.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 11:00 to 16:00, Sunday 12:00 to 16:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge

Tedeschi Vineyards and Winery

Address: Ulupalakua, Maui, Hawaii HI, 96790, USA
Tel: +1 877 878 6058
This incredibly scenic winery is located 2,000 feet / 610 meters up the picturesque slopes of the volcano and commands views of the Central Valley and the West Maui Mountains. Visitors can tour the winery, taste the wines or simply enjoy a picnic on the beautiful land.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 17:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: free

Kaanapali Beach

Address: Kaanapali, Maui's western shore, Maui, Hawaii HI, USA
Tel: +1 808 667 5900
This public beach boasts golden sands, crystalline waters and an array of restaurants and shops. The beach is also home to Maui's famous Black Rock landmark.