Tour 21A - Road to Hana Rainforest and Waterfall Fun Tour

Maui, USA
Hana Rainforest and Waterfall Fun Tour
  • 11 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Offered in: English


Book this Hana Highway (Road to Hana) Rainforest and Waterfall Tour from Kaanapali and avoid the stress of navigating the 21A highway in Hawaii. This tour takes care of the main details like driving, lunch, and select attraction entry fees, so you can enjoy the beauty that is Hawaii. Some stops include Ke‘anae Point, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Pua'a Ka'a State Wayside, and Wai'anapanapa State Park.
  • Cruise the Hana Highway without the stress of driving yourself
  • Stop at highlights along the Road to Hana such as Wai'anapanapa State Park
  • A guide tells you about Hawaiian legends and other stories as you drive to stops
  • Lunch is provided with this tour for an easy day out

What's Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch

    Meeting and Pickup

    You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

    Meeting point

    • Kaanapali Beach, Kaanapali, HI 96761, USA

      The van will have Aloha Sunshine Tours on the Decals and the driver will have a Name Tag and dressed in an Aloha Shirt.

    Pickup points

    Select a pickup point

    Start time

    06:00 AM

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    Pickup details

    The van will have Aloha Sunshine Tours on the Decals and the driver will have a Name Tag and dressed in an Aloha Shirt

    What To Expect

    Hana Highway - Road to Hana

    8 hours Admission Ticket Included

    Wai'anapanapa State Park

    1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

    Ke‘anae Point

    30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

    Ho'okipa Beach Park

    30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

    Pua'a Ka'a State Park

    30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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    90 reviews
    Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
    Reviews by Viator travelers.
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    Mahalo to Shelly!
    Natalie_S, Apr 2024
    After looking at a few companies, I am so glad we went with Aloha Sunshine Tours. Shelly, our amazing Hana local picked us up promptly at 6am in front of our hotel. She MADE this trip incredible! She told stories of her family, her ancestors and knew everything about the road to Hana. Her passion for her family and their history shined through and you could tell she loved sharing this beautiful place with others. She timed the weather so well skipping stops if they were raining and coming back when they were sunny. Her driving was smooth and safe, and as someone who gets carsick I never got close to getting queasy (a big fear I had). The waterfalls, beaches, banana bread, local shop stops were all great. The biggest perk was that we started early and had a leg up over other cars and tours as most were behind us. Had we driven this ourselves I know we wouldn’t have been as relaxed as we were, nor had we been able to truly understand the land and people who make it. Book here, you won’t regret it! Mahalo Shelly!
    Response from Host, Apr 2024
    Aloha, Thank you for this detailed review. It really helps us alot as we recover from the fires. I'll be sure to share this with Shelly! Thank you!
    Great tour and great experience with this company!
    Janella_B, Mar 2024
    Dell was a fantastic guide! He was very informative, encouraged questions and paid close attention to our comfort. Jayson was also great at communicating with us prior to the tour and Dell continued that.
    Response from Host, Mar 2024
    Awesome!! We appreciate you touring with us and for this kind review!
    Alana_L, Dec 2023
    Exceeded expectations. Our guide was exceptional! You have to ask for him! He gave us amazing history and the real’s real. Ask for Kawika. Trip was great - don’t drive it yourself you will miss so much!
    Great tour
    Nazira_K, Nov 2023
    The tour was amazing, tour guide Dell showed us and explained it to us the places. He's kind and considerate. Thank you
    Worth every penny!!
    Kathleen_T, Jul 2023
    Loved the Black Sand Beach and visit to Hana Farms!! Kawika was the best tour guide we’ve had hands down!! Don’t forget to try the banana bread!!!
    Beautiful trip through Maui rainforest
    Aleksandra_C, Jul 2023
    A beautiful trip through Maui rainforest. Our guide was entertaining us the whole time with stories and information of his homeland. We made a few stops extra to make the best of our trip. He kept us safe on the winding road. I would definitely recommend the trip!
    Great trip!
    Jeanette_M, Jul 2023
    Our driver Dell was great! He made sure that everyone was comfortable and having a great time during the trip. He also gave us a lot of recommendations which came in handy!
    Truly amazing
    dawn_m, Apr 2023
    Black sand beach, waterfalls, breathtaking vistas, great guide. So glad we booked- highly recommend!
    Wonderful fun trip!!
    Sherry_D, Dec 2022
    Everything! Especially loved seeing the waterfalls, and the sea turtles. The tour was so fun with our tour guide and a great group of people
    Scenery with a smile, comfort and safety.
    Sylvia_K, Nov 2022
    I loved the black sand beach and surrounding lava cliffs areas. The guide/driver was concerned about our safety and our comfort as we traveled around the numerous curves. Also both driver and owner were very helpful when one of our party lost her hearing aids. Great service with our pickup special accommodations! Super rating!
    Road to Hana…skip it.
    Ashley_R, Aug 2022
    This review has nothing to do with Viator or the many team members I spoke to from our tour company before the tour, they were great, very kind and helpful. To start, our pick up was an hour late, no big deal but I would have enjoyed that hour of sleep instead of waiting on a bench since they knew they would be late. Island time…great just let me know. We were the last pick up and therefore in the very back of the van. All good there too, except I can confidently say the driver had never ridden in the back. The negative experience started when we got to start of the curvy road to Hana. Our driver being young & cocky thought it would be great to start off the tour going as fast as he could and instructed us to lean with the van so we could make it up the first sharp turn. The van skidded out unnecessary and those of us in the back got tossed with each curve at high speeds. If we had to stop to let others pass, he would floor it to catch up. He assured us he was very experienced & we were in good hands. We never once felt ‘safe’ or that he was experienced. I happened to speak to the passenger in the front who told me she had her eyes closed most of the time. Imagine paying for an excursion only to close your eyes most of the time! What he did know was several other locals along the road & made it his mission to keep up with them. The entire ride was white knuckled, swerving, aggressive driving & honking while talking crap on whatever tourist was in front or next to us, to the next spot he had made ‘special’ arrangements with his ‘sisters’ to get us in since we started an hour late. I think I have a good idea of Hawaiian culture and it’s inclusivity between locals but what we experienced was more about this guy seeing his buddies, showing off his fast driving and ‘knowing’ people. He also told us about the one waterfall stop and how it was called the ‘rolling pigs’ waterfall…turns out us tourists are the ‘rolling pigs’ as it’s easy to slip and fall on the rocks getting to the waterfall. Needless to say, this was not a ‘tour’ but more of a ‘tear thru Hana’, death defying, Shaka bra to your guides friends & hear stories of ‘divorce road’, rolling pigs and how corporate water companies are stealing all the water resources ride. In my opinion, a guide that can share local Hawaiian history, maybe some botanical information about the plants and flowers that most of us have never seen and maybe a speed in the van that would allow for the passengers to actually see what we’re passing would have been better. The worst part was that every single window in the van was filthy dirty inside and out. We were instructed to pull our cameras out at many points along the road and as you can see from my pics, the majority are just water & dirt on the tour can windows.
    Amazing day trip to Hana
    LOURDES_F, Jul 2022
    We had Kaili as our tour guide. Very helpful with what to expect from trip ..picked us up at our condo. Kaili was so kind and informative and we learned so much of Hawaiian culture. His family has been there for generations and he started driving those roads at 12 so you cannot be in better hands. Even met some of his family along the trip. He is an amazing driver very chill and skilled. Those curves are no joke! The scenes and views and waterfall were spectacular. Enjoyed our time at the waterfall, the black beach and the turtle beach. Just wish we had more time at each stop but there is a time limit and it is a long day already so understand the time restraints. If you book this trip try to get him as your tour guide and you will have a wonderful tour of Hana. Mahalo L, S and C

    From $219.00

    up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

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