Things To Do In Kihei

Visit Beaches on Maui

The Island of Maui has over 30 miles of absolutely stunning beaches just waiting your arrival. Kamaole Beach Parks in Kihei have excellent swimming conditions and are a local favorite.  Keawakapu Beach and Kihei Beach are also convenient and offer amenities like lifeguards, restrooms and picnic benches.


Maui has plenty of surf spots for all levels, including beginners where the waves are easily accessible, very little coral and rocks to worry about and the vibe in the water is friendly and relaxed.  Cove Park, or “The Cove” in Kihei is the perfect place for a new surfer to learn!

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving

The nrothernmost beach in Kihei, Kamaole I, offers amazing snorkeling just off it’s rocky point.  You can book guided snorkeling excursions, diving courses, and diving excursions with local area experts including the Maui Dive Shop and


There are 14 golf courses on Maui, a few of which are on some of the “world’s best” lists.  Understandably so with the amazing views and courses designed by top golf course architects. Check out the Maui Nui Golf Club in Kihei for a fantastic golf experience with unbeatable prices. For a high-end resort experience, try the Wailea Golf Club’s three award-winning courses.

Sport Fishing

For the anglers, Maui is a great place to get offshore for some sport fishing. Fish that you can expect to try to reel in are mahi-mahi, ahi tuna, and marlin.  Maui also offers some great inshore fishing which can be done from the shore or kayak.


Enjoy outstanding aerial views as a boat pulls you along the coastline of Maui. Soaring above the water at about 50ft, you can even expect to see great views of neighboring islands, Lanai and Molokai.  West Maui Parasail offers tours and great rates!

Whale Watching

Whale season on Maui begins in December, when Humpback Whales visit the island each year to give birth. Maui’s Marine Humpback Sanctuary is an amazing place to whale watch and lots of tours are offered here. Check out Maui Reef Adventures Whale Watching tours or Redline Rafting Co to experience whale watching in Maui.


Ziplining through Maui’s jungle treetops is an adrenaline pumping and thrilling experience.  Take in some of the best views and green mountainous landscapes as you safely slide from tree to tree. These guided experiences let you see the island from a whole new perspective!


Enjoy hikes for all different skill levels on the island of Maui.  There are plenty of family friendly hikes for all ages, to difficult hikes not for the faint of heart! A great local Kihei trail is the Lahaina Pali Trail, accessed from the Ukumehame Trailhead. Head a little bit farther North to Iao Valley State Park, a 4,000 acre, 10 mile long park for easy hiking and outstanding sightseeing.

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