Maui

WEST MAUI COASTLINE TOUR

Description

West Maui is home to picturesque coastline, popular resort towns, and renowned snorkel spots. Drive around the West Maui mountain range in a loop! Check out the historic town of Lahaina, ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs, a Dragon tooth hiking trail, and the popular Nakalele Blowhole. It will blow your mind! Of course there are tons of beaches and viewpoints all along the way.

Here are just a few of the fun things you can do on the tour!

•⁠ Visit Maui Ocean Center
•⁠ Discover ancient Petroglyphs
•⁠ Check out the Nakalele Blowhole
•⁠ Walk around the historic town of Lahaina
•⁠ Snorkel at Honolua Bay
•⁠ Explore the Dragon Tooth trail
•⁠ Hike in Iao Valley State Park

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Recommended Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Tour Starting Point(s): Kahului
Direction: Clockwise, ending in Waikapu
Please Note: The entire road on this tour is paved; however, past the blowhole, there are some narrow, one-way sections of road that require extra caution. Ask your rental car company to ensure this is allowed and will not void your insurance.

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Full-Day Tour (6-8 Hours) 79 Narration Points

​Features

  • Beaches

  • Views

  • Hikes

  • Snorkeling

  • Local Food

  • Storytelling

Tour Stops

  • Maui Ocean Center

  • Olowalu Petroglyphs

  • Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop

  • Lahaina

  • Chinese Wo Hing Temple

  • Kaanapali Beach

  • Dragon's Tooth Trail

  • DT Fleming Beach

  • Slaughterhouse Beach

  • Honolua Bay View & Hike

  • Nakalele Blowhole

  • Ohai Trail

  • Olivine Pool & Bellstone Rock

  • Kahakuloa Town Food Stops

  • Old Bailey House Museum

  • Iao Valley State Park

  • Maui Tropical Plantation

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WEST MAUI COASTLINE TOUR

Tour FAQ’s

Where does the tour go?

This tour has three starting points, Kahului near the airport, Kaanapali, and Kapalua, and travels clockwise along the Western coast of Maui in a loop, ending near where you began. Here are some of the popular spots you can explore on the tour! 

  • Maui Ocean Center
  • Lahaina
  • Dragon Tooth Trail
  • Honolua Bay
  • Nakalele Blowhole 
  • Ohai Trail
  • Iao Valley 

For help planning your day check out our West Maui Coastline Tour suggested itinerary and here's everything you need to know before you go!


What should I pack and budget?

  • Sneakers & hiking clothes
  • Water
  • Bug spray
  • Towel
  • Bathing Suit & sandals 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Sun Glasses and/or Hat
  • Snacks
  • Car Charger
  • Camera
  • Cash (see budget below)

How much you spend really depends on the activities you choose to do along the tour route, but here’s a breakdown of some costs. 

  • $14.99: Shaka Guide’s West Maui Tour
  • $29.00 (adult)/ $19.00 (child) per person: Maui Ocean Center
  • $7.00 (adult)/ free for children 12 and under: Wo Hing Museum
  • $5.00 per car: Iao Valley State Park
  • $7.00 (adult)/ $2.00 (child) per person: Bailey House Museum
  • $15.00 per person: Lunch



Can I join the tour along the route?

Yes! Feel free to join the tour along the route. If you don’t begin at one of the tour starting points you’ll miss a few stories, but you’ll still have a great experience. 

Can I take the tour in the opposite direction?

No, this tour can only be done clockwise around the island.

Can I swim at the beaches on this tour?

Yes, but it depends when you’re traveling. In the summer, the waves are generally calmer and safe for swimming. However, in the winter (October through March) waves can be extremely rough and we recommend you avoid swimming during this time. Always use your best judgement and please note there is only one beach with lifeguards on this tour and that’s at DT Fleming Beach.

Other Questions? Contact Us!

Still have questions? Send us an email at aloha@shakaguide.com or give us a call on 1-888-250-2261.

Customer Reviews

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Jason Mitchell | October 2021
Really cool but.. It seems allot of things have closed since the app was first created. Too many "lots more stuff ahead" but then you keep getting "this waterfall is closed now, but lots more ahead".

Shaka Guide

Responded | October 2021

Information withheld; terrible

Lwfloors | October 2021
The first time I used this guide it was great, this time not so much. The guide knew that reservations are required for the black sand beach and informed me right before the turn, but did not say anything about it before the hours long drive there to find out I could not get in. This was a big black eye on not only the Shaka Guide but also on the event of he road to hana. I would not recommend this again.

Would not suggest

Booboobant | October 2021
Paid $15 for this app to basically tell us don’t go there don’t stop there keep going there will more to see until we got to the end not impressed would definitely suggest putting your money on another app
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