Attractions And What To See When You Visit Kihei

The Road to Hana

Maui is home to the most scenic road in Hawaii, the Hana Highway. Take a drive past stunning waterfalls, green cliffs, and lush valleys. There are so many places to stop along the way, you should research where you’d like to spend time on the route before you go.

Molokini Crater

Molokini Crater is a very popular local snorkel and diving destination. You can find hundreds of species of fish and coral here.  Diving in Molokini is perfect for first time snorkelers to very experienced divers.

Helicopter Tours

Tons of the Maui landscape is remote and unreachable by land.  You can catch a glimpse of some of this untouched landscape and stunning views by helicopter.  There are plenty of helicopter tour companies in town where you can book this not-to-miss experience!

Maui Ocean Center

The largest tropical reef aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, the Maui Ocean Center is a top notch aquarium and oceanography center.  It offers marine life exhibits and educational programs for visitors and also works to protect Maui’s marine life and restore Pacific corals.

Haleakala Crater

Located in Haleakala National Park, the crater offers fantastic sunrise views, panoramic landscapes and unmatched views of the island.

Pools of ‘Ohe’o

Also known as the Seven Sacred Pools.  Here, you can enjoy stunning scenery with waterfalls and clear pools as the backdrop. ‘Ohe’o is Part of the Haleakala National Park, so you’ll pay a $15 fee to enter but will also get you access to other areas of the park.

Wai’anapanapa State Park

Wai’anapanapa State Park is along the Road to Hana and is a stop you won’t want to miss. It offers outstanding panoramic views of green jungle, the black basalt lava coastline and deep blue ocean.

Iao Valley State Park

‘Iao Valley State Park is a must see. Accessible by car or via tour companies, the park has paved walkways, steps, and signage that make it easily accessible by all who want to visit.

Haleakala National Park

Even more than the crater, you can explore various hikes and stunning landscapes throughout the park.

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