whether you choose to explore the Crater while snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, or even kayaking and outrigger canoeing, it shouldn't be your only thing on the list for the day! Here we give you 10 more options for exciting Maui activities than can be combined with your day trip to Molokini.
These beauties belong to the Delphinidae family, a group of marine mammals that comprises toothed whales. One of the spinner dolphin’s closest living relative is the hippopotamus—the pig-like amphibian we often associate with the waters of West Africa.
If you only have a small window to explore the stunning beauty of Maui, we want to make sure you don't waste your time behind a slow-driving chicken farmer on the Road to Hana or end up eating at a tourist trap restaurant! And fear not, you will even work in a little time for your Maui tan! [...]
We recently enjoyed a pretty amazing boating experience with Shadowfax out of Maalaea Harbor. This beautiful yacht only takes 6 passengers on private sails around the south and west coast of Maui. Depending on how long you reserve the boat, they'll even take you to Lanai and do overnight trips. https://youtu.be/ArIhKuzmDGk We loved every minute [...]
We've got some new photos to share of Molokini Crater from the air. Our friend Nick shared some pretty impressive photos he recently shot from his doors-off helicopter. pretty amazing shots! If you're going to go up on a Maui helicopter tour in order to get great photos, consider instead going on an aerial photography [...]
Want to see whales breeching, the worlds tallest sea cliffs and emerald-green rainforests, all within one hour? Then hop aboard a first-class ride in the sky and get ready to have your socks blown off! Each year, over 2 million visitors make their way to the tropical island of Maui. Most of these visitors rent a [...]
Arrive on Maui’s leeward side and it may be impossible to tear your eyes away from Molokini—a small, horseshoe-shaped landmass that rests between Makena and the outlying island of Kaho’olawe. Roughly two and a half miles away—and little more than fifteen minutes by boat from Kihei—the volcanic ledge, half submerged in water, presents not just [...]
Guest Author: Susan Baker Aside from the Dolphins and turtles that you will frequently see on tours, you will be able to see a few special marine types in their vibrant ecosystems while snorkeling in Maui. Most of these specific fish species you'll be able to see frequently but others you will only see on [...]
Much of the Hawaiian language is so beautiful it stops newcomers in their tracks. Mahalo, kokua, pono, keiki, kuleana—and who would ever be able to forget the oh-so-ubiquitous, meaningful-on-multiple-levels aloha? But hear the name of Hawaii’s state fish—humuhumunukunukuapua’a—and chances are you’ll be stopped in your tracks in an entirely different manner. Designated Hawaii’s state fish [...]