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Must see's and do's in Maui?

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Must see's and do's in Maui?

My boyfriend and I are going to Maui April 3-8. We plan on snorkeling, seeing the whales, the road to hana, and the old lahaina luau. I would like to know what else you would consider a must do or must see. Also, where is the best snorkeling and where can i find the best waterfalls?

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1. Re: Must see's and do's in Maui?

You should visit Haleakala, the dorment volcano peak.

Perhaps a day trip to Lanai island, great snorkeling there, and you probably will see whales on the boat ride.

Honolua bay offers the best snorkeling. You can see lots of waterfalls along the road to hana.

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2. Re: Must see's and do's in Maui?

Yep, what HappyTraveller said, definitely drive up to the top of Haleakala. If you are tight on time, I'd recommend that over RTH myself.

Re best snorkeling - take a morning snorkel trip unless you are confident to swim out a fair way because the water is always clearer.

And again as HT said, if you take a Lanai snorkel trip you are combining several things - whales, snorkel, day out on water, best snorkeling conditions.

If you visit Honolua bay , get there early, limited parking which fills up quickly.

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3. Re: Must see's and do's in Maui?

Honalua Bay is beautiful! We also loved snorkeling at Kapalua Beach. :)

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4. Re: Must see's and do's in Maui?

Iao Valley Monument and interior area like Makawao. Absolutely gorgeous views and drive.

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5. Re: Must see's and do's in Maui?

The best snorkeling will depend on ocean conditions of the day. Look at the Top Questions on the right hand side of this page. Click on Where do I snorkel? It will list snorkel areas that are best according to season and ability. Some of my favorites for shore snorkeling are: Kahekili Beach Park, Honolua and Kapalua Bay's in west/north Maui. Ulua and Maluaka Beaches in south Maui.

You will see the best waterfalls along the Hana Hwy. Make sure you go past Hana to see the best ones. Go as far as Lindbergh's grave in Kipahulu and then turn around and go back. Oheo Gulch is also a great place to visit as is Hamoa Beach where I like to have a picnic lunch.

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6. Re: Must see's and do's in Maui?

The number one thing to see in Maui is yourself! Enjoy!

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7. Re: Must see's and do's in Maui?

Snorkel with the Honu...must see/do

Obtain Aloha...must do.


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