Small Group Road to Hāna Tour 6 to 8 passengers

65 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 10 hr

A Hawaiian owned and operated company that specializes in a small, personalized tour experience with only 6-8 passengers maximum in our air conditioned 14 seat buses. Enjoy a relaxing, unhurried Hawaiian-style adventure while listening to the expert narration of our fun and knowledgeable local Polynesian guides. This tour is a gorgeous, winding coastal drive with 617 curves, 54 one-lane-bridges through breathtaking valleys, beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, spectacular waterfalls, desert-like landscapes, and remarkable cliffs. This will be one of the most unforgettable journeys of your life with beautiful photo opportunities, swimming at unique beaches, cooling waterfalls, and tasting the flavors of Maui. So let us share with you the beauty of our island, the wealth of our culture, and the warmth of our Aloha.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Paia

Drive through the eclectic town of Paia an old plantation era town

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World famous Ho`okipa Beach Park is a breath-taking white sand beach boasts perfect windsurfing conditions and windsurfers from around the globe travel here to challenge themselves against the ever-changing waves.

Duration: 15 minutes

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The historic area of Huelo as it is adorned with vistas of bamboo, remarkable cliffs, and exceptional ocean views that certainly qualify as breathtaking

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You will see the "painted forest" of beautiful rainbow eucalyptus trees.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Pua'a Ka'a State Park

An idyllic area with two small scenic waterfalls and pools. Swimming opportunity.

Duration: 40 minutes

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Visiting the small community of Keanae will be like stepping into the past. Located on a peninsula which is an old lava flow, it is graced by Keanae Congregational Church, built in 1860 of lava rocks and coral mortar. Don’t miss an opportunity to feast on the best banana bread in the Hawaiian islands and possibly catch a view of the honu, Hawaiian sea turtles.

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Hanawi Falls

Hanawi Falls cascades 200 feet into a freshwater pool next to the Hanawi Falls Bridge completed in 1926.

Pass By: Nahiku Viewpoint

Driving through the Kahiku district, with its beautiful rainforest views.

Stop At: Wai'anapanapa State Park

Experience Honokalani Beach, a gorgeous black sand beach at Waianapanapa State Park. This magnificent beach is set among lava cliffs and the sand is actually small, smooth lava pebbles. A small sea arch, sea caves, and seaside lava tubes are located right on the beach. An ancient Hawaiian footpath leads to the beach area which appears like a vivid dream, with bright green jungle foliage on three sides and cobalt blue water lapping at its feet. Spectacular! Swimming opportunity.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hana

Quaint Hana Town! Hasegawa General Store, established in 1910, is Hana’s oldest family-owned business and a famous Hana landmark. Hamoa Beach is a long strand of soft grey sand tucked between lava rock outcroppings, in the shape of a half moon. It is rimmed by boulders of lava and guarded by tall volcanic needles.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Hana Bay

Hana Bay (Uakea), is a beautiful black sand beach, On any given day you’ll likely see local Hana outrigger canoe clubs practicing.

Stop At: Koki Beach

At Koki Beach overlook, you will see a red hill (which is actually an eroding cinder cone) known as Ka Iwi o Pele, meaning “the bones of Pele”. From this vantage point, you can also get an excellent view directly offshore of `Alau Island, a seabird sanctuary with a 150-foot summit, topped by swaying coconut palms from the small red sand beach is a great photo stop.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hamoa Beach

Consistently named one of “Maui’s Best Beaches” and included in the list of “America’s Best Beaches” in 2012, Hamoa Beach is lined with sea cliffs and beautifully surrounded by lush vegetation, this 100 foot wide and over 1,000 foot long crescent-shaped beach offers a truly old Hawaii view.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hana Highway - Road to Hana

We will stop at the tropical flowers of Maui to rest, use the bathrooms and a little shopping opportunity before getting back on the road.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Wailua Falls

Wailua Falls is an 80-foot cascading waterfall and plunge pool considered the most photographed beautiful waterfalls on Maui,

Duration: 15 minutes

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O`heo Gulch, also incorrectly known as “The Seven Sacred Pools”, is located in the Kipahulu area of Haleakala National Park. In reality, there are more like twenty-four pools. A one mile long loop trail goes down to the pools and ocean, then up and around, back to the parking area. Weather, safety, timing and unexpected closure permitting.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Charles Lindbergh's Grave

Visit Charles A. Lindbergh’s grave. The famed aviator lived his last days on this lush Hana coast. Today, he lies at rest on the serene grounds of the Palapala Ho’omau Church in lovely Kipahulu. The adjacent limestone coral church was built in 1857.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Kipahulu

Kipahulu is a photographers paradise of rainforests, waterfalls, pools, mountain valleys and sweeping ocean views.

Stop At: Kipahulu

Photo opportunity mountain valleys and sweeping ocean views.

Duration: 5 minutes

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St. Joseph Catholic Church one of Maui’s oldest churches was established in 1862 by the missionary Catholic priests served a thriving community of Native Hawaiians, ranchers, fishermen, and farmers.

Stop At: Kaupo

Kaupō has desert-like landscapes and remarkable cliffs. Breathtaking views of the backside of Haleakala and Maui’s last lava flows. Great photo opportunities.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Kaupo

Driving through the Kaupo district, with its rugged coastline, and unpaved roads you will think you are in the latest Indiana Jones adventure! We will make photo opportunities stops

Pass By: Kula

Kula district is a quaint, rustic area on the slopes of Haleakala, that stretches across the "up-country", from 500 m to 1,100 m (1,600 ft to 3,600 ft) in elevation of the western-facing slopes of Haleakalā, from Makawao to Ulupalakua. Kula’s most notable landmark, the brilliant white, octagonal Holy Ghost Church. A gift from the king and queen of Portugal to the island’s Portuguese plantation workers in 1894, it has been recently restored. Kula also offers the best views in Upcountry Maui, with sweeping views of Maui and the Pacific Ocean.

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Located on the rural northwest slope of Haleakala on Maui, the community is known for being the hub of the "Upcountry Maui", a part of the island dominated by mostly agriculture and ranch land. Makawao is an old, Paniolo town. A Paniolo is a Hawaiian Cowboy.

Pass By: Maui

**Please note that all stops are time and weather permitting

Pass By: Kahului

Finally we have come full circle around Haleakala on our tour when we arrive in Kahului which is located in the valley between the West Maui mountains and the slopes of Haleakala on the South side of Maui.
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