Travel to Heavenly Hana where a full day of incomparable sights awaits your discovery. The winding road to Hana snakes along miles of open unspoiled coast filled with white sand beaches. Sit back in air-conditioned comfort as you behold the lush island landscape spotted with magnificent waterfalls, lush jungles, and fragrant rainforests. The knowledgeable guide will tour you through lava fields created by Haleakala's last eruptions and an incredible landscape rich with native flora and fauna. Cruise through Keanae Village, Waikani Falls, South Wailua Falls and Oheo Gulch, home of the Seven Sacred Pools.
Get a vision of what heaven looks like atop Haleakala Crater. Beginning in the dark of early morning, your journey takes you up to the summit as the glorious sunrise approaches. The clear, crisp mountain air and high elevation gives you commanding views of the islands of Hawaii, Kahoolawe, Lanai and Molokai in the distance. See such one-of-a-kind sights as the rare Silversword plant and Hawaii's State Bird, the Nene Goose along the way. The lush tropical greens and fragrant flowers open to hardened lava the higher you go. The top's mysterious volcanic region resembles a lunar landscape filled with craters and rolling hills just waiting for you to explore.
Your Hawaiian ocean adventure begins the moment you set sail from scenic Maalaea Harbor on Maui's "South Side." The Prince Kuhio is your vessel to Molokini Crater where you'll experience the perfect underwater adventure under the warmth of a tropic sun. The clarity of the water at Molokini is anywhere from 100 to 150 feet, so you get a clear view of all the colorful marine life. Flotation devices and boogie boards are available for you to enjoy the full benefits of the ocean. Hawaiian green sea turtles are easily spotted at the second snorkel location, Keawala'i (aka Turtle Town). Round off your snorkel excursion with a buffet-style lunch served on both of the Prince Kuhio's large decks.
This storybook rainforest hike takes you to mythical sights that you could only once dream about. Complete with a bamboo jungle and cascading waterfall, the rainforest is filled with rare and exotic flora and fauna waiting for you to discover. Walk beneath a jungle canopy covering a hidden trail stretching for miles along a mountain streambed. Pass terrace levels once farmed by ancient Hawaiians and make your way to a crystal, waterfall-fed pool for a refreshing swim. Listen to the sounds of the wind and birds as you enjoy a continental breakfast and hearty lunch at the end of the trail.
Take a musical journey through Polynesia at the Hyatt Regency Maui's "Drums of the Pacific" luau. Toast the evening's festivities with a refreshing exotic drink from the Hyatt's Sunset Terrace. A delicious suckling pig presented at an Imu Ceremony takes centerstage at the "all-you-can-eat" buffet. Share traditional local dishes and luau favorites at this sumptuous luau feast. Then get ready for a heart-stopping South Seas extravaganza. Witness the authentic dance and music or Samoa, Tonga, Rarotonga, Fiji, New Zealand, Tahiti and Hawaii, including the acrobatic feats of Samoan Fire Knife Dancing.
Diamond Head Vacations provide round trip airport transfers from the Kahului Airport to hotels in the Wailea, Kihei, Lahaina, and Ka'anapali areas. Service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Wheelchair accessible vans are available upon request.