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Ride the Swells in an 
Ocean Raft 

Climb aboard one of Maui’s ocean rafts for a thrilling cruise above the whitewater and a different take on the ocean-voyaging experience. RAFTING is an adventure at sea, one where you’re sure to get wet during an adrenaline-fueled jaunt in an aerodynamic craft that the U.S. Coast Guard uses as its rescue vehicle of choice…. Continue »

Walk on Water 

You’ve no doubt seen STAND-UP PADDLE SURFING, or SUP—it looks like a hybrid of outrigger paddling and surfing, and everybody’s doing it. Requiring a lightweight paddle, an extra-wide, aerodynamic surfboard and just a bit of balance, this sport makes for a good workout, and plenty of fun. The concept isn’t new—beach boy surfing, as it… Continue »

Help Protect Maui’s Magnificent Marine Animals

The gentle waters that lap upon Maui’s shores are alive with wildlife. Some of these animals, like humpback whales, Hawaiian monk seals and sea turtles, are considered endangered species and are protected by federal laws. Dolphins and other whales— though not endangered—also are protected by the MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION ACT. Hawai‘i’s MARINE ANIMALS are fascinating… Continue »

Get a Bird’s-eye View

HELICOPTER TOURS have become one of Maui’s signature attractions. Here, it is possible to lift off from a heliport, quickly bypass populated areas and, in minutes, leave civilization behind. Look down, and you’ll find yourself flying low over deep, impossibly tangled, uninhabitable CANYONS where inland WATERFALLS drop hundreds of feet right outside your window. Now… Continue »

Take Flight in a Paraglider

A paraglider is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft fitted with a harness suspended below a fabric wing used primarily to satisfy man’s latent desire to fly. Originating in the Alps in the early 1980s as a climber’s descent technique, PARAGLIDING is said to be the EASIEST AND SAFEST FORM OF PERSONAL FLIGHT known to man. It… Continue »

Visit a Legendary Aviator’s Grave

CHARLES LINDBERGH earned huge celebrity when he became the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic. In 1974, the longtime Maui resident, who was suffering from terminal cancer, returned to the island to plan his own funeral. The aviator died at the age of 72 on Aug. 26, 1974, and found a measure of… Continue »

Pack for The Beach

What’s a day at the beach if you’re not fully stocked with the proper necessities? If you’re heading to the serene beaches of Maui for a day full of sun and sand, make sure you’re equipped with everything you need to have a fun-filled day. Clear blue waters filled with a variety of wildlife are… Continue »

Go Snuba Diving

“Snorkeling is great,” you say to yourself, as you float lazily in the water as schools of fish come to greet you. But what if a person could move further below the surface to get a better view? Thankfully, somebody invented SNUBA DIVING. Snuba is a SHALLOW-WATER DIVE SYSTEM that bridges the gap between snorkeling… Continue »

Scale Down a Waterfall

Calling all thrill seekers! “Walk on the wild side,” and rappel down Hawai‘i’s hidden canyons and waterfalls. The adrenaline rush and amazing views are well worth the descent. Ready to launch? A great place to start is RAPPEL MAUI’S CANYON RAPPELLING ADVENTURE TOUR. After a 60-FOOT RAPPEL DOWN THE SIDE OF THE CLIFF, scale straight… Continue »