Lahaina Harbor Maui Hawaii

10 + Best Things To Do In Lahaina Maui Hawaii

Lahaina is located in the west side of Maui Hawaii,  rich in  history as well as beautiful coastline and mountain views.  Experience oceanfront dining, surfing, first class shopping and strolling around front street, Lahaina has plenty to offer.  

Here is a list on top best things to do in Lahaina Maui, Hawaii.


Best Things to Do in Lahaina ( Tourists Attractions )

1. Take a day trip to the island of Lana'i.

things to do in Lahaina, island of Lanai

Take a ferry to the island of Lanai’i where there is no traffic lights, uncrowded beaches, and no big chain stores. Here you can you relax and enjoy a peaceful time. It takes approximately a 45 min ferry ride across the channel.

2. Relax at Kaanapali Beach

Kaanapali coastline, Maui HI - 🏝📍

Beautiful White sand beach overlooking the islands of Lana’i and Moloka’i across the channel. Here you can lay and soak the sun. 

3. Golf at Kapalua Bay

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If you are a golfer, when visiting Maui you have to find tee time in Kapalua Bay. Here the PGA Tour is held annually where the top golfers in the world compete. Cook pines down the fairways looking directly across the ocean.

4. Whale watching or sunset sail

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If you are on the west side of Maui anytime between November and March, you must take whale watching tour. Here the humpback whales migrate annually to the Hawaiian Islands. 

5. Luau at Royal Lahaina Resort

If you want to experience a Luau show while visiting Maui. If your hotel is in Kaanapali or Kapalua, enjoy the Luau show and dinner at Royal Lahaina Resort. Here you will experience traditional luau show and Hawaiian food. 

6. Maui Adventure Center

If you have teenagers or kids that need some sort adventure while in Hawaii. Take them to the Maui Adventure Center. They will be strapped up and climb up the tower made of ropes. 

7. Visit the Lahaina Banyan Tree

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Another favorite best things to do in Lahaina Maui is to see the Lahaina Banyan Tree Park.  The tree is the largest banyan tree in the United States and it is over a century old.  Its aerial  root system is fascinating. 

8. Visit Lahaina Historic Buildings and Museum

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Lahaina was once the former capital of the state of Hawaii.  Learn some history by visiting historic sites like the Courthouse, Old Lahaina Lighthouse, Baldwin Museum and the still working hotel , The Poineer Inn.  

9. Learn to Surf

learn to surf, best things to do in lahaina maui

If you love the water and I would like to learn and try something new. Learn how to surf by getting a private surf lesson from the locals. Rates can range from $85 to $200 depending on the size of your party. 

10. Shop at Lahaina Front Street

lahaina front street

If surfing is not your style but would rather treat yourself. In Lahaina  front street you will find all sorts of shops  to take home with you where ever you came from. You will find art galleries, clothing stores, or jewelry stores that will capture your experience here on Maui. Something small or big to take home with you. 


11. Maui Atlantis Submarine Adventure

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If you are afraid of the water or not an expert swimmer. One way to see the ocean without actually getting wet is try Atlantic Submarine. Here you will be able to cruise under water and go to the nearest under water shipwreck where you will find all sorts of colorful reef fish. 

12. Lahaina Maui Snorkeling

green sea turtle swimming in ocean sea

Of course, if riding a submarine is amateurish for you. Take a snorkel tour leaving Lahaina Harbor going to Lana’i, small island across Maui. A small island where the population is about 2,000 and beaches and dive feels like you are all alone.

13. Watch Sunset at Kaanapali Beach

Maui sunsets are the best!

Enjoy a spectacular sunset at Kaanapali beach overlooking the island of Lana’i and Molokai. Sip a glass of wine, relax and wind down while watching a beautiful sunset. 

14. Dine at Lahaina Front Street


Experience oceanfront dining at Lahaina Front Street offering fresh ingredients featuring local delicacies.  


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