ATV Tours on Maui

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ATV TOURS are fun, and they are designed for people who have no previous ATV experience. These are not difficult machines to operate, but it IS a moving vehicle. Driver error can result in accidents and injury and this is beyond the control of the tour operators. All participants must acknowledge this and sign a waiver of liability prior to participation in these tours.


Maui Mountain Activities ATV Tours

With Maui Mountain Activities ATV Tours, explore the West Maui Mountains and you'll view beautiful waterfalls from a distance. Next cruise down to ride alongside the great blue Pacific Ocean. The experienced and friendly guides will take photos of you and you'll have memories that will last a lifetime.

This 1.5-2 hour tour runs Monday through Saturday with a 8:15am or 12:15pm check in time. It includes complimentary refreshments, and they will provide helmets and goggles. Long pants and closed toe shoes are required. The minimum age for drivers is 16 and all minors must be accompanied by an adult. All drivers must have a valid drivers license. Maximum weight is 300 pounds. Minimum age for "Ride with a Guide" Passengers is 4.

ATV DRIVERS $180.00 per person, RIDE WITH GUIDE PASSENGERS $130.00 per person (plus 4.167% Hawaii sales tax).

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Cruise Ship Clients

NCL cruise ship passengers in Kahului are able to go on the morning or afternoon of their second day in port in Kahului. This is a 10-12 minute cab ride to the ranch, or we can arrange a rental car with shuttle pick-up at the harbor. Rates vary throughout the year but start around $40 per day in low season; see our rental car page for more information.

Lahaina cruise ship passengers can do these tours in the afternoon of their first day(as long as your ship is running tenders until at least 8pm) or on the morning of their second day in port but you will need a rental car and the drive time is about an hour.


Maui Offroad Adventures

Come join the crew of Maui Offroad Adventures for the "ride of your life" ... a 2 hour scenic UTV tour on the island of Maui. You'll have the chance to drive (or be a passenger) in one of the most advanced off-road vehicles around today ... the Polaris RZR. The RZR seats 4, and qualified drivers may take turns driving throughout the tour. A guide leads you through a maze of trails and off-roading at one of their two scenice loactions ... either Kapalua (West Maui) or Kaupo (back road to Hana).


KAPALUA - West Maui Mountainside

Conveniently located on the slopes above the Kapalua Airport and just minutes away from Lahaina and Kaanapali Resorts, the Kapalua course offers 1400 acres of riding terrain with hairpin turns, tight lines through the jungle, and breathtaking view of the ocean and the islands of Lanai and Molokai in the distance. This land was once home to a pineapple farm but now it is being transformed back into a native Hawaiian forest. On each tour a stop is made to plant a koa tree ... a native Hawaiian hardwood that is valued for it strength and beauty. Tours offered DAILY at 9:00am, 12:00pm, and 3:00pm.

Check in at the Napili Baseyard across the highway from the Napili Shopping Center at 4900 Highway 30, Lahaina, HI 96761


KAUPO - Maui's WILD Wild West

Located on the south side of Haleakala, Kaupo Ranch is isolated and remote. The back road to Hana has been improved in recent years, but stepping onto the ranch still feels like stepping back in time. The area is rich in ancient history with rock walls remaining as evidence of the pre-contact Hawaiian civilization that thrived here. Kaupo Ranch offers 8,000 acres of riding terrain ... you drive down to the volcanic cliffs at the ocean's edge, then ride up to the 2,000 foot elevation on Haleakala. The vistas are spectacular, and cattle, horses, and wild herds of deer and goats are frequently spotted. Tours offered Monday through Saturday at 10:00am and 1:00pm. Allow ample time for the drive to this remote location.

Check in at the Maui Offroad base area at 33071 Piilani Highway, Hana, HI 96713 Please note that while this address says "Hana" it is very VERY far away from Hana town. This location is about 30 minutes east of the town of Ulupalakua


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PRIMARY DRIVER (in vehicle with other passengers)$204.00
ADULT PASSENGER (age 18+ riding w/primary driver; may take turns driving) $189.00
CHILD PASSENGERS (age 7-17 & riding w/primary driver)$149.00
RIDE WITH GUIDE PASSENGER$ 99.00
SOLO DRIVER (no other passengers in vehicle)$364.00

(plus 4.167% Hawaii sales tax)

Tour Conditions: This is a dusty/muddy offroad adventure on rough terrain. Tours operate rain or shine, so if it is raining prepare to get wet. It's part of the fun!

What to wear: Closed toed shoes are required. Longer shorts or long pants depending on the weather ... your clothing is very likely to get dirty.

What to bring: Water, camera (waterproof is best), light jacket, wipes and towels to clean up afterwards

Restrictions: Minimum age to drive is 18 and a valid driver's license is required. Drivers must also present a credit card to be used to hold a damage deposit on the vehicles. Minimum age to ride as a passenger is 7. No pregnant women, and no one with neck, back, or heart issues is permitted on tour.

Legal Issues: All participants must sign a waiver of liability to participate. Drivers are responsible for any damage that is done to the vehicle as the result of an accident or incident that falls outside of normal "wear and tear" of the vehicle.

Cruise Ship Clients

NCL cruise ship passengers in Kahului are able to go on the morning or afternoon of their second day in port in Kahului. This is a 10-12 minute cab ride to the ranch, or we can arrange a rental car with shuttle pick-up at the harbor. Rates vary throughout the year but start around $40 per day in low season; see our rental car page for more information.

Lahaina cruise ship passengers can do these tours in the afternoon of their first day(as long as your ship is running tenders until at least 8pm) or on the morning of their second day in port but you will need a rental car and the drive time is about an hour.

ACTIVITY TIPS

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ATV's are a LOT of fun to drive! And just think! If you wear a WHITE t-shirt at the beginning of the tour, it will be a RED DIRT shirt by the end of the tour! The terrain here is often dry and dusty at the bottom of the course, and noticebly wetter and muddier as you get higher up on the mountain. Showers are more frequent at higher elevation. You might get dirty at the beginning of the tour, have all the dirt washed off by a shower during the middle of the tour, and then dirty again before the end of the tour. A towel to sit on ... or better yet a change of clothing before getting back into your rental car ... both are ways to avoid a cleaning fee when you get back to HERTZ/AVIS/DOLLAR/BUDGET/ENTERPRISE/ALAMO at the end of your vacation.

Maui Mountain Activities has the best location in terms of access from South and Central Maui and the cruise ship dock in Kahului. They offer single-seat ATV's only (and ride-with-a-guide option for anyone who doesn't want to drive or is too young to operate an ATV).

Maui Offroad Adventures does their tours in 4 seat Polaris RZR's. These machines are powerful and fast ... and also more stable ... than single seat ATV's. It is a good option for families and group and offers side-by-side seating in the front seat and in the back seat. Their West Maui location in Kapalua is really convenient for guests staying in Lahaina, Kaanapali, Kapalua, and other areas of West Maui.T Their Kaupo location is a significant drive for anyone no matter where you are staying on Maui. It is a drive that is worth doing though. We recommend combining it with the rest of the Road to Hana but you should do the ATV tour FIRST in the morning at 10am and you should drive the "back way" to get there. Do not drive the north shore of Maui and the "Road to Hana" on your way TO the morning tour. It will take you much longer to get TO Hana and beyond to Kaupo. Drive the "southern" route which passes through Ulupalakua (where the Maui Winery is at). After your tour you can continue on to Hana Town and the "Road to Hana" rainforest in the afternoon, going in a counter-clockwise direction.