Maui Adventure Travel Guide

Information On Maui Adventure Travel

You can't go wrong with beaches, ocean, or rainforest, getting outdoors while on Maui is one of the best things you can do.  There is a wide range of outdoor activities to choose from.  You will find a plenty of adventure travel companies to choose from below.

Hawaiian Paddle SportsHawaiian Paddle Sports - maui adventure travel & ecotourism

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27 Halekuai St.
Kihei, Hawaii
(808) 442-6436

Maui’s premier ocean activity company offering private kayak and outrigger canoe, whale watching or Maui snorkeling tours. The top rated Maui Surfing lessons and stand up paddle board tours.  Get away from the crowds and experience Maui from a local perspective.

For many, this is why they came to Maui, to really get away. Now be sure you don’t miss an experience like none other!

Atlantis Submarines

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Atlantis Adventures is the largest provider of tourist attractions and activities on the Hawaiian Islands and in Kona, Big Island in particular. Our spectacular island setting plays host to our flagship tourist offering — the Atlantis Submarine underwater adventure — featuring the most technologically advanced vessels of their kind.

Maui Kayak Adventures

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551 S Kihei Rd
Kihei, HawaiiMaui Kayak Adventures - Maui Adventure Travel & ecotourism
(808) 442-6465


Maui Whale Watching

Maui Kayak Tours are a great alternative to Whale Watching from the large crowded commercial boats. Our professional kayak guides locate Humpback Whales and Dolphins while paddling along side you, ensuring a safe memorable Maui experience.

Maui Snorkeling

Kayaking in Maui is the best way to enjoy secluded Maui Snorkeling. Connect with your friends and family as a Certified Marine Naturalist Kayak Guide snorkels with you pointing out green sea turtles, tropical fish and other marine life.

Hike Maui

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Phone: (808) 879-5270 · (866) 324-6284

Experience authentic Maui and adventure with us into lush Rainforests, jump off stunning waterfalls, hike into the silence of Haleakala Volcano, venture through the splendor and romance of the Hana Highway.

Our highly trained guides will provide the most epic day of your vacation. With their naturalist backgrounds and entertaining personalities you will travel safely through all our Hike Maui adventures.

Hike Maui has been exploring the island of Maui with our guests for over 30 years.

Pacific Whale Foundation

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Pacific Whale Foundation - Maui Adventure Travel & ecotourism800-942-5311

Watch whales or dolphins, snorkel at Molokini or Lana'i, enjoy a relaxing sunset cruise or go stargazing at night at sea. You'll find an ocean cruise to suit your style of adventure with Pacific Whale Foundation's many choices of ocean eco-adventures.

Our award-winning eco-cruises are based on more than three decades of marine research and ecotourism experience. We earn high ratings by guidebooks, travel sites and travel writers.

Join us for a truly unique, educational and fun day out on the water. The best part is that 100% of the proceeds go to supporting research, education and conservation programs on behalf of whales, dolphins and the ocean environment.

 Trilogy Excursions

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As Maui's oldest family owned and operated sailing company (est. 1973) we take seriously our role as a leader in the ocean recreation industry and the environmental community. In an independent survey of over 11,000 Maui visitors Trilogy was chosen the #1 Activity on Maui and the 2007, 2008 & 2009 Maui News Readers Poll chose Trilogy as the island's #1 Maui Sailing Company! We are especially proud to have been given the 2008 Living Reef Award—one of the few activity companies in Hawaii to be so honored. We are one of only three companies to be awarded the “GOLD” certification by the Hawaii Ecotourism Association.

And while we appreciate this recognition we still feel it is important to earn our reputation one guest at a time! Our goal is to make you feel like family. Many people notice the way our crew knows each guest by name before breakfast is finished. We have one of the safest sailing catamarans in Hawai'i, that is only a small part of the reason folks come back to sail with us year after year.


Skyline Eco Adventures

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1 808-878-8400

Join us on the Big Island’s best zipline adventure, with 7 incredible ziplines including a zip over a 250’ Big Island waterfall and lush valleys!

  • Soar over 2 different Big Island waterfalls including the famous 250 ft Kolekole Falls.Skyline Eco Adventures - Maui Adventure Travel & ecotourism
  • Hawaii’s most incredible zipline experience.
  • A 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winning Tour
  • Voted Hawaii’s #1 Zipline Company in Hawaii 2014 by Hawaii Magazine’s Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards.
  • Led by expert guides that will keep you safe and having more fun than you could imagine!

Valley Isle Excursions

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Phone: (808) 661-8687


Valley Isle Excursions - Maui Adventure Travel & ecotourismValley Isle Excursions offers a Road to Hana Tour that takes guests through the USA’s largest tropical rain forest. Ademanding 52 miles with 617 curves, and 56 one lane bridges awaitsdrivers of the Hana Highway, but have no fear, because it’s your turn to play the pampered tourist, and it starts even before getting onto this legendary highway and into the surrounding tropical rain forest.

Your journey on our Road to Hana Tour begins on the dry, sunny, south side of the island (where most of the island’s hotel and condos are located), when you are picked up by one of our Custom Cruisers and driven to the Clubhouse at Maui Lani Golf Course in Kahului for a Hawaiian-style continental breakfast. Then, when bellies are full, it is once again time to board the CustomCruiser and “hit the road” on VIE’s Road to Hana Tour!

 Photo Safari Hawaii

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Photography is the art of writing with light to create expressive images.Photo Safari Hawaii - Maui Adventure Travel & ecotourism

Ecology is the science of the interrelationship of nature’s diversity.

A Safari is a journey.

For our unique private island photo ecotours, we are part location scouts, part local island guides offering insights about the island’s history, geography, culture, native flora, and part photo instructors, offering fine art photography exercises in the field.  The summation of which is a great adventure in photography and beautiful nature experience.

All tours are private and will be just for you and your party. Our friendly and knowledgeable Photo Eco Tour Guides will pick you up from your hotel or residence in luxury 4×4 SUV’s and will share their knowledge of the islands’ geographic and cultural history en route to a few of the islands most scenic spots. At the end of your fabulous trip our guides will return you back to your hotel or residence. While touring scenic locations, your guide will offer insights into the world of photography with creative photo exercises, a safari for light and the creative elements of the fine art photograph.

Awapuhi Adventures

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(808) 269-6031

Our goal is to be Your Best Adventure and Guide choice on Maui!
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We know you have several choices when it comes to planning activities on Maui.BOOK WITH US TODAY and get away from the crowds, go at your pace,connect with your friends and family while exploring Maui from mauka (mountains) to makai (ocean), learning about Hawaiian and natural history, and most importantly, having a lot of fun!Our specifically tailored adventures are designed for your interests and fitness level. We have leisurely adventures for those interested in general sight-seeing tours, mid-level adventures for those interested in swimming in waterfalls and hiking on some trails, and extreme adventures for athletic clients who want to sweat a bit while on their vacation in Maui (maybe even climb a rope or two to secluded beach or lava tube)!

Pride Of Maui

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Maui's Best Molokini Snorkel Cruise

Pride of Maui is the most spacious vessel on Maui, with unsurpassed stability and amenities. Her expert crew are some of the best in the business.

Now that you’ve come to the most beautiful place on Earth, we’d like to show you the most beautiful places on Maui. You won’t find them in town, on the mountains or even at the beach… they’re under the surface of the sea.

Whether you’re a certified diver or a novice at snorkeling in Maui, we have the perfect ocean adventure for you. Truly incredible memories aren't made up of days; they’re made up of moments. Some of the most amazing moments in Maui are to be found underwater. We’d like to take you to them.

Maui Hiking Safaris

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Hike Maui’s wilderness with a knowledgeable owner/guide who will share a wealth of information about island history, geology, flora and culture. Our hiking tours range from short and easy, to rigorous explorations of a Maui the average tourist seldom sees. If you are a hiking purist you will want to do these Maui tours.

 Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

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“Blue Hawaiian is the Cadillac of helicopter tour companies, ” say Frommer's Hawaii 2002. Now flying the ultra-quiet, 21st century “ECO-Star” helicopter..with 23% more interior room and a far more sweeping view..a Blue Hawaiian exclusive. Tours emphasize the cultural and natural history of the Hawaiian Islands.

Pi'iholo Ranch

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325 Waiahiwi Rd
Makawao, Hawaii
(808) 357-1755

Pi'iholo Ranch Adventures - Maui adventure travel & ecotourismWelcome to Upcountry Maui’s premiere Horseback Riding experience at historic Piiholo Ranch located on the edge of the rainforest 2,000 feet above the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean.  With plenty of wide open ranges for horseback riding and panoramic views, come participate in the legacy created by seven generations of Maui’s preeminent ranching family.  Owned and operated by Peter Baldwin and his family, Piiholo Ranch shares the family’s skill in cattle ranching and caring for the land and Hawaiian history for more than one hundred years.

While enjoying one of the horseback rides and soaring through the towering Eucalyptus forest and green Kikuyu and Pangola pastures on Hawaii's newest Canopy Tour or side-by-side Zipline, you will be part of this working cattle ranch, bearing witness to the many native plants and indigenous Hawaiian trees that line the property, all the while catching sight of colorful, endemic forest birds.  You can also observe the majestic state bird, the endangered Hawaiian Nene goose, at the preserve and nursery established on the Ranch.

While there are many activity companies on Maui, only one offers the traditional Hawaiian paniolo cowboy adventure.  So, saddle up, fasten a Zipline harness, and get ready for an experience of a lifetime.

Maui Zipline - Maui adventure travelMaui Zipline

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Welcome to Maui's newest and most family friendly zipline course! At Maui Zipline you will enjoy a thrilling adventure soaring over a beautiful tropical plantation. Zip over a lush landscape, swaying palms and savor the majestic views of the valley isle. With five side-by-side ziplines, ranging from 300 to 900 feet, this tour is sure to be enjoyed by all and may just be the highlight of your vacation to Hawaii!

Your Maui Zipline adventure will begin with a brief scenic walk on a well maintained trail where you can enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Maui Tropical Plantation. After ascending the first observation deck that overlooks the tropical gardens you can enjoy a bird's eye view of the spectacular Haleakala volcano, the picturesque West Maui mountains and the rugged coastlines. On each line, our trained guides will narrate your adventure with information on Maui's unique flora, fauna and culture. Your exotic adventure will end at our tree house after an exciting flight over a tropical lagoon.

Proflyght Paragliding

Proflyght Paragliding is owned and operated by Advanced Tandem Instructor, Dexter Binder.

Proflyght Paragliding Maui - Maui adventure travelAll our instructors are certified by the United States Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association.

We are the oldest and only full-time paragliding school in Hawaii.

We are located on Maui simply because it is the nicest place on Earth.

Maui no ka oi – Maui is the best.

 Maui Downhill

808-871-2155 – 800-535-BIKE

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“A Bicycle Adventure of a Lifetime!” Since 1983, over 1,000,000 visitors from around the world have enjoyed Maui Downhill Bike Tours. As Founders of this great Downhill sport on Maui, we are proud to have Hawaii Certified Guides, as well as the best safety record and equipment in the industry. Maui Downhill Bicycle Tours of Haleakala are guided by our professional staff of cruise leaders and drivers. Every tour is escorted by a Maui Downhill van for your safety and comfort, you may choose to ride in the escort van at any time. Maui Downhill Bike Tours were voted one of Maui Hawaii’s most popular land Tours and Activities. We provide custom-built chrome Downhill bikes and state-of-the-art safety helmets. Because of the cool temperatures at Haleakala, we also provide you with warm windbreaker, and insulated gloves on every bike tour.

Maui Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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27 Halekuai St
Kihei, Hawaii
 (808) 568-0151

Did you know that “SUP”, or Stand Up Paddle Boarding, is the fastest growing water sport in Maui? Not only is it fun for all ages, but it’s also a sport that everyone can do! Whether you are new to open ocean paddling, looking to freshen up your SUP skills, or just want a leisurely paddle around and check out marine life, Maui Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons is the answer for you. With the right instruction, SUP can be easy to learn while giving you a full body workout.

Our skilled SUP instructors will get you standing up on your board right away so you can see Maui’s water from a different perspective — get ready for an experience that you won’t forget with a Stand Up Paddle board lesson with us!