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Iao Valley and Maui Tropical Tram

Price: $103.00
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On your Iao Valley and Maui Tropical Tram excursion you'll visit the Maui Tropical Plantation, a 60-acre working plantation where you can discover Hawaii's rich agricultural history. Enjoy a fully narrated, 40-minute tram ride that takes you through breathtaking scenery and explores where many of the plantation's crops are cultivated. Along the way, you'll learn all about coconuts and witness a coconut-husking demonstration. You'll also see where sugarcane, coffee, macadamia nuts, pineapple, papaya, mango, guava and bananas are grown. There are plenty of samples for tasting and a gift shop selling a wide variety of Maui-grown goodies.

No tour of the Maui countryside would be complete without a visit to Iao Needle, the straight-up pinnacle at the heart of the Valley Island's western range. This iconic, green-mantled rock outcropping is one of Maui's most recognizable landmarks. The Needle is located in the 4,000-acre Iao Valley State Park in Central Maui, just west of Wailuku. There is a well-marked, paved pedestrian path leading from the parking lot to view Iao Needle, and the ridge-top lookout provides incredible views of the valley.

Please Note: The Maui Tropical Plantation tram will not be running on November 22, 2018 and December 25, 2018. The tour will still operate on these days, however, guests visiting on these two dates will not experience the Maui Tropical Plantation tram ride.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours
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Shore Excursion Leaves From
Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended.
This tour is ADA accessible with limited access at some stops. If you require any special accommodations due to disability, please request an ADA accessible vehicle at least 48 hours prior to taking the tour. Electric wheelchairs and scooters can be accommodated on this tour. In order to bring your electric wheelchair or scooter, please ensure the combined weight of the guest and electric wheelchair or scooter does not exceed 500 pounds. Please also include the model, size and weight of the wheelchair you would be bringing in your request. The width of the wheelchairs or scooters cannot exceed 29 inches. Smoking is not permitted in the State Park.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 11 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsGood excursion November 11, 2016

Reviewer: Rose
Unfortunately, it was raining when we arrived at the Iao Valley. Given that, the valley was beautiful! The Tropical Farm was interesting, and the highlight was the tram driver/guide dehusking a coconut.

4 StarsIt was satisfactoryMay 07, 2016

Reviewer: KMG
The scenery was very nice but nothing extraordinary. The Plantation and Tropical Tram were fun.

5 StarsVery coolMay 05, 2016

Reviewer: gina c.
Everything you see is so interesting. I found it all facinating. All the different fruit trees and breath taking views. I now know how to open a coconut!

4 StarsIao valley tropical tramApril 27, 2016

Reviewer: Maui
We had a great time. Learned a lot. Would recommend this for everyone.

4 StarsVery well run and planned experience. I would recFebruary 14, 2016

Reviewer: Ratchet
Very well run. The tour guide was great and very friendly.

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