Tours

Where Maui - - The Guide -

CRUISER PHIL’S VOL­CANO RID­ERS Re­lax and en­joy the scenic view by van on your way up to the sum­mit of Haleakala Vol­cano, and then get ready for the ride of your life as you coast down for 28 miles to the his­toric town of Paia at sea level. Both sun­rise and morn­ing tours of­fer ho­tel pickup and drop-off. Bi­cy­cles, gloves, wind suits, win­ter jack­ets and hel­mets are pro­vided along with cof­fee and snacks prior to the tour. cruis­er­phil.com. 808.893.2332. DUNE BUGGY TOURS Get down and dirty in a dune buggy while you rip through the val­leys of the West Maui Moun­tains. ka­homaranch.com/. 33 Lono Ave., 808.667.1978.

HALEAKALA BIKE COM­PANY Self­paced and guided tours in­clude a 24-speed moun­tain bike with front and rear disc brakes, hel­met and back­pack. Choose ei­ther a Sun­rise Spe­cial or a Sum­mit Deluxe tour. bike­maui.com. 808.575.9575 or 888.922.2453. HANA LAVA TUBE The road to Hana is paved with hid­den ad­ven­tures, and Ka‘eleku Cav­ern’s lava tube tour is a wor­thy stop. A thou­sand years ago, ooz­ing magma flowed and cooled into a hard rock ceil­ing, while molten rock surged, form­ing Maui’s largest un­der­ground lava cave. Equipped with LED flash­lights, ad­mis­sion to Hana Lava Tube al­lows you to de­scend into dark­ness and twist through the cool path­ways his­tory left be­hind. Mile Marker #31, Hana Hwy. www.mauicave. com. 808.248.7308. MAUI PINEAP­PLE TOURS Learn ev­ery­thing about Hawai‘i’s pineap­ple her­itage from the staff of Hali‘imaile Pineap­ple Plan­ta­tion. The two-hour tour in­cludes ed­u­ca­tion on har­vest­ing the pineap­ple fields and tast­ings. www. mauip­ineap­ple­tour.com. 883 Hali‘imaile Rd. 888.665.5491. MAUI SUNRIDERS BIKE CO. Bike down Haleakala Vol­cano at your own pace. No groups, no pres­sure and no timetable at the low­est prices guar­an­teed. mauibik­eride.com. 71 Bald­win Ave., C1/ C2, 808.579.8970. MAUI WINE Take a stroll into the past when you visit Maui’s win­ery, where its tast­ing room is the for­mer guest cot­tage of King Kalakaua, “The Mer­rie Monarch.” En­joy free tast­ings of pineap­ple wines made from lo­cally grown, hand-picked pineap­ples, as well as grape and sparkling wines. Take a free guided tour of the Ulu­palakua vine­yard. Daily tours of­fered from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 14815 Pi­ilani Hwy., mauiwine. com. 808.878.6058. MAUI ZIPLINE Zi­plines are noth­ing new in the is­lands, but only Maui Zipline al­lows kids as young as 5 years old to ex­pe­ri­ence the same adren­a­line rush as their par­ents. Zip over the ver­dant land­scape of Maui Trop­i­cal Plan­ta­tion, tak­ing in the bird’s-eye view of sway­ing palm fronds and ma­jes­tic Haleakala in the dis­tance. With five side-by-side lines rang­ing from 300 to 900 feet, this tour of­fers a mem­o­rable ex­pe­ri­ence for the en­tire fam­ily. Knowl­edge­able, friendly guides nar­rate the ad­ven­ture. mauizipline.com. 808.633.2464. PA­CIFIC WHALE FOUN­DA­TION Choose from an ar­ray of eco-cruises and wa­ter ex­cur­sions, whether it’s a snor­kel­ing trip to Molokini or a dol­phin and whale watch cruise. Pri­vate char­ters get you up close and per­sonal with Hawai’i’s unique marine life. 100 per­cent of prof­its goes to­ward re­search, ed­u­ca­tion and con­ser­va­tion ef­forts. paci­ficwhale. org. 300 Maalaea Rd., 808.249.8811 or 800.942.5311. PI­IHOLO RANCH ZIPLINE This se­v­en­gener­a­tion fam­ily-owned cat­tle ranch now of­fers Hawaii’s new­est and long­est side-by-side zipline. En­joy coastal and canyon views as you zip through a lush Hawai­ian for­est. pi­iholozi­pline.com. 325 Wa­iahiwi Rd., 808.572.1717. PROFLYGHT PARAGLID­ING SCHOOL OF HAWAII Train to fly tan­dem or solo over Mt. Haleakala and look down into “The House of The Sun.” paraglide­hawaii.com. 1065 Waipoli Rd., 808.874.5433. ROBERTS HAWAII With 70 years of ex­pe­ri­ence in pro­vid­ing first-class trans­porta­tion ser­vices and per­son­al­ized sightseeing tours and ex­cur­sions, let Roberts Hawaii be your guide to the is­land of Maui. robertshawaii.com. 800.831.5541. SKY­LINE ECO AD­VEN­TURES Strap into a har­ness and zip above the nat­u­ral won­ders of Hawaii with one of two tours. The Haleakala Sky­line Tour, in Up­coun­try Maui, soars along the slopes of one of the world’s largest vol­ca­noes. The Kaana­pali Sky­line Ad­ven­ture in west Maui be­gins with a six-wheel drive into the rugged and beau­ti­ful lands above Ka’ana­pali, where eight zi­plines al­low you to soar high above streams and wa­ter­falls. zipline.com. Haleakala Crater, 15-200 Haleakala Hwy., 808.878.8400; Kaana­pali, 2588 Kekaa Dr., 808.878.8400. TRIL­OGY EX­CUR­SIONS Sail to the is­land of Lanai for an ex­cel­lent day at sea. If the sea­son is right, you may see a whale or two. Tril­ogy is the only com­pany that of­fers a per­son­al­ized ground tour of the is­land and the only one that can land on Hu­lopoe Beach. sail­tril­ogy.com. 180 La­hainaluna Rd., 808.874.5649.

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