Question: Can I Drive All The Way Around Maui?

How long does it take to drive around the entire island of Maui?

7 to 9 hours round trip from Kahului depending on stops.

Drive to Hana and back – 10 to 12 hours depending on stops and finding a place for lunch or a picnic.

Drive all the way around (make the loop) – 10-12 hours with more stops but less time at them..

What is the best month to go to Maui?

The best times to visit Maui are April through May and September through November. The spring and fall shoulder seasons provide the pleasant weather Hawaii vacationers seek without the high rates and heavy crowds that accompany the summer and winter.

How many days do you need for Maui?

You can spend 2- 3 weeks in Maui and never get bored! Here is how your 7 days in Maui could look like: Day 1: Beach/ snorkel in Kapalua, rent a bike, visit Lahaina or a private tour.

What kind of car should I rent in Maui?

The main rental cars you’ll see on the road are PT Cruisers, Mustangs, and Jeeps. Here are some recommendations: A convertible mustang will give you the full experience while visiting Maui. If you plan on staying Upcountry or on the east side (Hana), you’ll want to keep the top up.

Why is the road to Hana dangerous?

This trip takes approximately 7.0 hours to complete and the Road to Hana is considered the 5th most dangerous road in the world. There is nothing but sharp – blind turns, one way roads, one car bridges on roads that continuously turned and not wide enough for two cars.

What should you not miss on Maui?

Best Things To Do in Maui#1. Road to Hana. free. #1 in Maui. … #2. Helicopter Tours. #2 in Maui. Tours, Sightseeing. … #3. Kaanapali Beach. free. #3 in Maui. … #4. Snorkeling Tours. #4 in Maui. Tours, Sightseeing. … #5. Haleakala National Park. #5 in Maui. Find Tours & Tickets. … #6. Napili Beach. free. #6 in Maui. … #7. Wailea Beach. free. … #8. Waianapanapa State Park. free.More items…

What is the best side of Maui to stay on?

west sideSo some people feel that the west side is the best area to stay in Maui. However, the south side has the advantage of slightly less rain in the winter. Kihei (the condo area of the south side) has more family restaurants than the condo area of the west side.

Is driving in Maui dangerous?

Among the scariest roads in the world is the Kahekili Highway, dubbed the “death highway of Maui,” which snakes along West Maui’s northern coast. The road is so dangerous that a number of rental car companies refuse to cover drivers who choose to travel on the highway.

What is the most beautiful beach in Maui?

Hamoa BeachHamoa Beach Though it’s a mere pocket of sand at the Hana end of Maui—no longer than 1,000 feet—Hamoa is undoubtedly one of Maui’s most scenic beaches. It’s backed by a thick forest of Hala trees, its shore is wide and golden, and its waters a brilliant shade of emerald-green.

Are there alot of sharks in Maui?

What Type Of Sharks Live In Maui? While there are numerous species of sharks in Hawaii, for the most part, there are only six or seven species you can expect to see nearshore. Also, with the exception of white tip and black tip reef sharks, seeing a shark is so exceptionally rare that most locals have never seen one.

Which beach in Maui has the most shark attacks?

Second, only to Smyrna Beach for most numerous shark attacks in the U.S., Fletcher Cove may be picturesque, but it is also the scene of 142 unprovoked shark attacks, including some recent fatalities.

What beach in Maui was shark attack?

Ka’anapali Beach ParkA California man died Saturday in Hawaii’s first fatal shark attack since 2015, prompting officials to post shark warning signs. The 65-year-old was swimming about 60 yards from the shore of Ka’anapali Beach Park on Maui when a shark attacked, authorities said.

Is Road to Hana scary?

1. Re: Road to Hana – ACTUALLY dangerous or just kind of scary? IMHO, it’s neither dangerous nor scary. Yes, it’s curvy, and yes, you do need to be careful around blind curves, but it’s paved all the way and not bad to drive.

Can you drive around the north side of Maui?

John Fischer is a freelance travel writer and photographer who specializes in Hawaii and the South Pacific. The car rental companies will tell you not to travel around West Maui’s rugged north shore. Although narrow and winding, the road is paved the entire way.

What is the best way to get around Maui?

You can get around Maui by shuttle, tour bus, taxi or public transportation. But to really experience Maui, you should consider reserving a rental car in advance from the Kahului or Kapalua airports.

Is there Uber in Maui Hi?

We have used uber on Maui and it was fine. Just like uber anywhere else. I agree, drive yourself, much cheaper than tours and especially Uber/Taxis. You also have the considerable expensive of getting to/from your hotel/condo and the airport if you don’t rent a car.

Can sharks smell period blood?

Any bodily fluid released into the water is likely detectable by sharks. A shark’s sense of smell is powerful – it allows them to find prey from hundreds of yards away. Menstrual blood in the water could be detected by a shark, just like any urine or other bodily fluids.

What side of Maui should I stay on?

west sideThe west side of Maui includes Kaanapali, Honokowai, Kahana, Napili, Kapalua and Lahaina. Kaanapali Beach is my favorite area of Maui to stay on. This is the luxury part of the west side of Maui.