Road to Lahaina
Trek across an iconic heritage park, visit Iao Valley's sacred burial grounds, relax on a beach, and more when you book this Lahaina tour in Maui. With included entrance fees to Iao Valley and Maui Tropical Plantation, the option to bask in the sun at beautiful Maui beaches like Black Rock Beach, and the chance to explore historical museums and learn about Hawaii's history with customized stops at iconic sites like the Hale Pa'ahao Prison and Baldwin Museum.
Your tour includes an experienced local driver and guide, who will take you on a scenic tour along the West Maui coastline. Stops will be made for photo opportunities at Maalaea Harbor to see humpback whales and visits to iconic places like the Kepaniwai Heritage Park and the Iao Valley State Park to see the Iao Needle. Your full-day excursion even gives you the option to customize your beach day and time in Lahaina, making it easy to see its breathtaking beaches and historical sites like the Wo Hing Temple and to enjoy a crafted beer at the Kohola Brewery or go souvenir shopping in Lahaina's downtown district at Whalers Village and Front Street boutiques.
Once Hawaii's capital and a booming harbor city, Lahaina saw as many as 400 whaling ships a day. Now, tourists flock to Lahaina to enjoy its beautiful beaches and popular attractions in its downtown area, as you will see and experience for yourself. Begin your exciting excursion by joining your knowledgeable, local guide and driver on a journey that transports you from Kahului to breathtaking locations up the hills to a stop at the iconic Kepaniwai Heritage Park. Learn about the various cultures of the island that this garden park honors as well as the history of Hawaii's second wave of immigrants. Along the way, get a chance to catch coastal views as you travel along the West Maui coastline. On the way to Lahaina enjoy photo stops at stunning locations where humpback whales travel to nurse their young and breed in the winter, Maalaea Harbor and Kahoolawe Island.
Continue your exciting excursion with a stop at the iconic Ian Valley State Park and Iao Valley to marvel at its wonderful waterfalls, sacred burial grounds of kahunas, kings, and queens, and the unforgiving cliffs, which locals believe houses ancestors' spirits that live in the bones. Get a chance to see the iconic 1,200-foot Iao Needle, which stands taller than the Eiffel Tower and served as a Maui warrior lookout that now offers stunning panoramic views of the lush tropical landscape on the island. Next, enjoy a 15-minute stop at the beautiful Maui Tropical Plantation, which houses the farm to table restaurant Mill House where you can delight in fruit-garnish cocktails. Have the chance to learn about island plants like papaya, dragon fruit, apple-banana, and pineapple, which is grown on the site or enjoy an adventure on Maui's tallest zip line.
Conclude your excursion with a three-hour visit to Old Lahaina Town, its downtown district, and the popular beach location of Black Rock Beach. You get to design your experience to enjoy learning about the local culture with visits to historical sites like the Wo Hing Temple, Hale Pa'ahao Prison, Baldwin Museum, or Lahaina Heritage Museum. If you prefer, enjoy some retail therapy as you shop for souvenirs in Whalers Village or at the Front Street boutiques. Wrap up your excursion sipping some of the island's best craft beer at Kohl's Brewery (guest's discretion and own expense), peruse the art galleries, dine at local restaurants (guest's discretion and own expense) or bask in the sun, snorkel, swim or just catch a sunset or beach and whale sighting at Black Rock Beach before returning to your port.
From exploring a sacred burial ground in Ian Valley to souvenir shopping along Front Street, this thrilling excursion offers much to see and do, book today for an unforgettable time in Lahaina!