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Maui is the second-largest Hawaiian island. It is formed by the fusion of two former neighbouring volcanoes, now extinct, joined by volcanic rock, which now carves a deep valley through the island's centre. It is incredibly beautiful. Blessed with an abundant rainforest the hills of the east coast are filled with a wonderful variety of exotic flora and fauna. Sandy beaches and fine surf makes the whole island a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. One of the best beaches, curiously named Slaughterhouse is renowned for the presence of turtles and colourful shoals of fish, making it a snorkelling favourite. Hikers can walk the Haleakala, the largest dormant volcano in the world that looms large over Maui and is rich with tropical jungle.

Haleakala Crater
Maui, Hawaii
Volcanic crater with hiking trails through unique scenery and fabulous views.

Hana Coast
Hana, Maui, Hawaii
Lush area at the far eastern tip of Maui with scenic winding coast road to waterfalls and lava formations.

Lahaina Town
Maui, Hawaii
Former royal seat and National Historic District with many interesting buildings and streets. Walking tours.

Helicopter tours
Maui, Hawaii
Several operators offer flights over the island, the volcanic area and neighbouring Lana'i.

Ocean wildlife viewing
Maui, Hawaii
Catamarans, glass bottomed boats and semi-submersibles take you to the living reef.

Ahihi Marine Preserve
South of Makena, Maui, Hawaii
Scuba diving and snorkelling in pristine surroundings.

Kanaha Beach Park and Ho'okipa Beach Park

Maui, Hawaii
Two world famous windsurfing destinations confirming Maui as the "Windsurfing capital of the World".

 

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