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Family Fun on Maui

 

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A 750,000-gallon water tank surrounds you. As you and your family walk through the acrylic tunnel, you marvel at the manta rays and sharks swimming safely overhead. The Maui Ocean Center, voted Hawaii’s top-rated family attraction by Zagat, is just one of the many family-friendly treasures you’ll find on Maui.

Ride on a genuine 1890s train, known as the Sugar-Cane Train, on the Lahaina-Kaanapali Railroad. Build a sand castle at one of Maui’s many beautiful beaches. Turn your 7 to 12-year-olds into Junior Rangers at the Haleakala Visitor Center. Or get your kids involved in hands-on exhibits at the Hawaii Nature Center in Wailuku.

If you’re staying in a hotel or resort, they’ll likely have a keiki (children's) program that includes everything from lei making to hula lessons, helping to create truly unique Maui memories to share with your children.

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  • Beaches of Maui

    With 120 miles of coastline, Maui boasts over 30 miles of beautiful beaches, some of which have been voted the best in the world.
    • Festivals of Maui

      Nothing will bring you closer to the warmth of Maui than a visit to an island festival.
      • Historic Places of Maui

        From the demi-god Maui, lassoing the sun atop Haleakala, to the whaling era, Maui has a rich history that you can still explore today.
        • Hula on Maui

          See authentic hula throughout Maui at seasonal festivals, luau and live performances at hotels and resorts.
          • Learn How to Surf on Maui

            Surfing lessons typically last 1-2 hours and are taught by experienced surfers in the Maui’s gentle surf breaks.
            • Paniolo of Maui

              Paniolo are Hawaiian cowboys and their traditions continue to live on today in places like Makawao in Upcountry Maui.
              • Snorkeling and Scuba on Maui

                Scuba and snorkel off of Maui’s pristine beaches or scuba off the coast of Molokini, a popular Maui dive spot.
                • Surfing on Maui

                  Maui is a great place to watch big wave surfers, tow-in surfers and windsurfers as well as learn the “sport of kings” yourself.
                  • Watch Big Wave Surfing on Maui

                    Watch Hawaii’s surfers during the winter big wave season at spots along Maui’s north shore.
                    • Whale Watching on Maui

                      The waters off of Lahaina, West Maui and South Maui are your gateway to some of the best winter whale watching in the world.