Maui

Small Group Road to Hāna Tour 6 to 8 passengers

Maui, USA
Small Group Road to Hana Tour
  • 10 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Discover one of America's most famous road trips on this small-group adventure from Lahaina. Travel along the Road to Hana, filled with curves and 1-lane bridges, with an experienced driver. Stop at several locations along the way including Ho'okipa Park, Huelo, Hanawi Falls, Hana Bay, Haleakala Volcano, and many more, to see lush landscapes and ocean views.
  • Learn about Hawaiian history, heritage, and culture
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and snacks included
  • Hassle-free transfers from your accommodation
  • A small group means more attention from your guide

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional Guide
  • Gratuity is not included.
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • No luggage of large bags. All bags must fit under seat.

Meeting and Pickup

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

Meeting point

  • Kahului, HI, USA

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

07:00 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

• Pickup is available from all hotels and most condos. **If your condo is not listed, please put in the name and/or address**. • AirBnBs, BnBs, private residences, and locations east of Kahului may require a meeting point. • Pick up can vary from 6:50a (the earliest) to 8:10a (the latest). • Mahalo Tours will message you through this site to confirm pick up time and location. • Have your cell phone on and with you so the driver can call if there is an issue. • Please be ready for pickup on time — your driver cannot wait for longer than 10 minutes.

What To Expect

Explore one of the most gorgeous roads in Hawaii, the Road to Hana, with this small, intimate group tour.

This full-day tour takes you on a thorough journey, making plenty of stops at notable places along the way. You might miss them if you were driving by yourself.

Your hassle-free tour starts with pickup from your accommodation for a smooth beginning. Your guide will also organize breakfast, lunch, and snacks, so you don’t need to prepare or buy these separately.

Some of the stops include Ho’okipa Park, Hanawi Falls, Haleakala Volcano, Hana Bay, and there are more. Listen to your guide teach you about Hawaiian history, culture, and heritage. You can ask as many questions as you like, since this is a small-group tour.

At the end of the tour, you’re dropped off at your hotel.

Kahului (Pass By)

Paia (Pass By)

Hookipa Park

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Huelo

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Ke‘anae

40 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Ke‘anae Peninsula

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Pua'a Ka'a State Park

45 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Hanawi Falls (Pass By)

Wai'anapanapa State Park

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Hana Bay (Pass By)

Koki Beach

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Hana

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Wailua Falls

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

‘Ohe‘o Gulch (Pass By)

Charles Lindbergh's Grave

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Kipahulu

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

St. Joseph Church (Pass By)

Kaupo

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Kula

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Makawao (Pass By)

Kahului (Pass By)

Maui (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Vehicles used on the road to Hana are not wheelchair accessible. Participants must be ambulatory. No walkers, wheelchairs and/or scooters, of any kind, are permitted.
  • We require any children under the age of 6 years old (5 and under) be in a size-appropriate safety seat; ie, a car seat or booster seat. NOTE: not provided, PASSENGERS TO PROVIDE
  • Anyone with heart, back problems, or other serious medical conditions cannot participate in the tour. Oxygen tanks, or generators are not permitted.
  • Special needs requests (except lunch) must be called in to the local supplier at least 1 week prior to tour date. All special needs requests are handled and accommodated on a situational basis.
  • We provide a continental breakfast (locally baked pastries in tropical flavors and fresh grown Maui fruits). There are no hot beverages served but you are welcome to bring your own in a to-go cup. Special lunch requests (including vegetarian requests) require a minimum of 48 hours notice.
  • Tour schedule/stops are subject to change due to weather, traffic, park closures, road closures, timing and or other various unforeseen circumstances.
  • No luggage of large bags. All bags must fit under seat.
  • Absolutely no alcohol or drugs onboard. No drinking alcohol or doing drugs while on tour.
  • Maximum weight for passenger is 325 lbs. (147 kg).
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 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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Edward_C
Great views of the ocean and rainforest. Nice intimate friendly group and driver. Highly recommend it and take a Dramamine or two as the ride gets curvy and bumpy in places. Overall, a great experience.

Reviews

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Road to Hana: Very Expensive!
Charles_G, Apr 2024
Lunch was good. Information was good. I would book directly through actual Tour Company (Mahalo Tours).
Beautiful drive, MUST do!
Beth_E, Apr 2024
Great tour! Georg was a fun guide, full of knowledge and stories. I enjoyed all the Hawaiian words he taught us along the way. Beautiful beaches and waterfalls. Amazing scenic drive. Very narrow road with a lot of sharp turns- it was nice getting to enjoy the ride and have someone else do the driving as there is so much to see. Only complaint is that the tour did not follow the described stops, we didn’t stop at Aunty Sandy’s banana bread (which I was looking forward to) and didn’t spend the amount of time at the stops that was highlighted. Felt a little bit rushed at times. But the drive was enjoyable and beautiful and I’d recommend the tour to anyone wanting to do road to Hana!
Tour guide, Glen, makes the experience
Donna, Apr 2024
The road to Hana trip is certainly unique; our tour guide, Glen, made it memorable with his stories and insights. The tour exceeded our expectations and went very smoothly. Ask for Glen when booking
Our driver Glenn was very...
Janis_D, Apr 2024
Our driver Glenn was very a very good guide. He made the trip very informational and entertaining, We felt the location for our lunch was very dirty and the outhouse bathrooms were locked so could not use them or wash our hands. The food was just ok. It was a very long 11 hours and could have been shortened, especially stopping at the same place twice on the same trip.
Where’s the communication
Kristin_B, Apr 2024
The tour and guide were good! The three stars is due to the lack of communication prior. Unknown to us, we met our tour guide and found out that a section of the road had washed out making the full road to Hana impossible. The company did not tell us this ahead of time (ie. That we’d only be doing the 1/2 road to Hana) nor did they refund us the difference in price. For this reason, our group of 8 were quite disappointed in the company and their communication.
Wonderful experience.
John_D, Apr 2024
The stunning beauty of the island. But also our guide Georg, who was so knowledgeable and definitely a fun character.
Beautiful scenery
Robert_O, Apr 2024
The black sands beach and waterfalls were amazingly beautiful. Driver provided a great deal of information about Maui and its history. Suggest greater interaction with customers by allowing more time to ask questions.
Top of the best!!! Don’t miss this one!
Martha_G, Apr 2024
The entire day was so memorable and we met the most amazing people on our trip. We were a total of 7 and our guide, Louie, was fun, welcoming, knowledgeable, informative and the best storyteller. Everyone on the trip loved all of it and we all felt the warmth and friendship, even though we were together for only one day. Everyone shared stories of their lives back home and we enjoyed Louie’s stories of the island. The views were spectacular and all the food and snacks were local favorites and everything was delicious. It was one of the best excursions we’ve ever been on. My husband and I were celebrating our 10 year wedding anniversary and it couldn’t have been more perfect. Thanks for the memories Louie and for allowing us to meet some of the most wonderful Hawaiian people! 🌺
So amazing trip
Ekaterina_K, Apr 2024
So beautiful places, beaches, forest, mountains, waterfalls, turtles, and great time with our tour guide. Highly recommend it.
Road to Hana with Larry is an A+
M_M, Apr 2024
Wow! Our family - teen kids, parents, grandparents - had a great day on the Road to Hana, courtesy of Larry. He is an extremely knowledgeable, personable, lover of the island and we all agreed he couldn't have been a better guide for our family. We learned so much, laughed a lot, and had a delicious lunch at Uncle Russell's. We explored botanical gardens and several interesting beaches, and always felt we had the right amount of time to explore and still stay on track. Honestly couldn't have had a better experience. Highly recommend Larry!
Tour the wild side
Dave_S, Apr 2024
Great excursion to the remote rainforest side of Maui, beautiful beaches and waterfalls along with unusual flora of the tropical jungle
Just rent a car and do it yourself
Dea_K, Apr 2024
I’m sure the experience of the tour depends on the guide. I give it one star only bc the tour was in Hawaii and we stopped at a couple of beautiful spots. The driver (Luis?) was rude, talked about hand to hand combat, how he cleaned feaces from other guests who defacated on the van, talked about how the locals unwelcome tourist, war and peeing on himself. All topics I’d rather not cover on a trip. Overall, the road is really not bad. Just rent a car loop up the stopping points and do road to Hana yourselves.
Awesome experience
Carole_D, Apr 2024
Loved walking through the lava tube! The waterfalls were beautiful! Our guide, Georg was attentive and his knowledge phenomenal! Would highly recommend
Felt somewhat unsatisfied after the tour
Zhandos_B, Mar 2024
After the tour we felt like the tour was priced too high at $250/pax. You end up sitting in the van for most of the trip looking at road turns and trees (not much to take photos of). There was no stop to see the bamboo forest and no stop to see the red sand beach. We saw the beautiful sand beach though. Go all that way only to see the black sand beach wasn’t worth it for us. The tour was 8 hrs (8am-4pm). Even if it was that long, $150 would have been a fair price for what we ended up seeing. If you can handle some windy roads, better rent your own car and drive yourself with an audio guide downloaded. 3 pax = $750 for the tour vs. $150 car with gas. The guide was nice and knowledgeable. No complaints about him.
Roach Infested Bus/ Long Pit Stop
Kimberly_B, Mar 2024
First I’d like acknowledge our tour guide, Ed. He was fantastic and the reason this review was given two stars and not zero. Ed was very knowledgeable and kept us informed and entertained. If this review was based solely on Ed it would be 4 stars! He’s extremely proud to be a local and shows through his enthusiasm and love for what he does. There are two reasons I do not recommend this tour. The first is the bus was roach infested! Not just a few. Many crawled on the seats throughout the tour. Ed was kind enough to pick them up and throw them out (when we were stopped) and offered an explanation that the bus hadn’t been driven for a few days and was parked under a tree. He said he would give the feedback to his boss. That may be helpful for the next group, but did little for the unpleasantness we experienced. The second reason I do not recommend this tour is because of a long wait to pick up cruise ship passengers. My daughter and I were the first to be picked up at our Resort. We had no indication we’d be parked on what appeared to be an abandoned road for over an hour to wait for cruise passengers. We were parked on a street of abandoned buildings and truck trailers. There was no sight of the cruise ship. Not ideal for a mother and daughter who were the only passengers on the bus and definitely not good when Ed walked away to relieve himself. After a while another tour bus arrived with no passengers. That driver, Louie, came over and began asking us where we were from…Ed opened the sliding door to allow air inside. We had no idea we were going to make this stop let alone be approached by a slow talking weird man (tour driver or not) asking us questions. He was just making conversation, but we were frightened! Apparently we arrived earlier than expected at 7:25am. Cruise passengers were expected to make their way down at 7:45am. They showed well after 8:15am in two different groups. We depaeted at 8::32. Over an hour after arrival. This was our first tour scheduled for our vacation. Not an ideal way to begin our mother/daughter trip.
Shut up and Take my money already!
Araceli_M, Mar 2024
If your driver is Glenn, you will have an awesome, informational and excellent time. Glenn is so knowledgeable, so friendly like he’s my uncle taking us for a spin around the neighborhood. We kept running into tourists who took the road to Hana and they slowed EVERYONE down. The family had a blast, in fact everyone in our tour had fun. We even took a group picture! Ask for Glenn!
Thoroughly Enjoyable
David_L, Mar 2024
Beach stops were all spectacular. Our guide Larry was hugely informative and entertaining while also very attentive to the needs of his passengers. Disappointed that we could not take the normal route back around Haleakala, but the road is closed at this time. Still a very worthwhile experience, made especially pleasurable by someone else doing the driving.
BEST tour experience
Brooke_M, Mar 2024
This was the best tour experience I have had! First and for most, I would like to thank our tour guide, Louie. Words can't express how great he was: so kind, fun, energetic, passionate, and knowledgeable. During the tour he became my friend, and I will cherish the memories made that day forever. The group of people with us were wonderful as well; we really lucked out. Our lunch was homemade by locals, and the chicken was so tasty and tender. Thank you to the owner, Charles, for giving us this opportunity to learn and appreciate the culture. Thank you to Stanley for the great lunch. Another huge thanks goes to my new friend, Louie. <3
Must go
Michele_F, Mar 2024
Captain Glen was a great tour guide. He knew alot about what we were seeing, he knew all the people along the way at the stops, he was very personable and all around great guy. The other guides were also very friendly, great sense of humor and made you feel right at home. It was a great time and highly recommend it! Lots of awesome photo ops also!
Fantastic! Fun!
Mariana_R, Mar 2024
Even though we had a rainy day, it was beautiful and we were able to do all the schedule. Glenn was fantastic. He is a local so he had tons of stories for us. We learned a lot and he was super funny
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