Whether you’re visiting Molokai for a day trip or for an extended vacation, find an itinerary of must see and must do attractions and activities to fit your schedule.
You’ll immediately notice the lack of crowds, buildings and even stoplights in this local town. Check out the picturesque Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove then have a picnic on the sands of One Alii Beach Park. Head north to take a farm tour at Coffees of Hawaii then drive to Palaau State Park to get a scenic view of Kalaupapa Peninsula. On your ferry ride back to Maui, don’t forget to look for humpback whales in the waters if you’re traveling during the winter months.
2 - 4 Days
If you’re staying a few days on Molokai, go on a scenic adventure by booking a mule ride down into Kalaupapa National Historical Park. This remote settlement has a fascinating, living history. Then take a day to explore the West End of Molokai. Home to Maunaloa town, the west coast features Papohaku Beach, one of Hawaii’s largest white sand beaches. Then tour Molokai’s south shore and learn even more about Hawaiian culture by visiting Molokai’s ancient Fishponds.
During a long stay, visit the Nature Conservancy for adventure up Molokai Forest Preserve Road and explore the Waikolu Overlook and the Kamakou Preserve. On the East End, book a guided tour into historic Halawa Valley, a breathtaking natural wonder featuring towering waterfalls. For water adventurers, charter a boat and take advantage of Molokai’s great sports fishing. And with Hawaii’s longest fringing reef along the south shore, Molokai is a great place for snorkeling and scuba expeditions.