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Small-Group Luxury Tour: Road to Hana and Ka'eleku Cavern Day Trip

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    Explore the Road to Hana inside a luxe limo-van during this small-group 9- to 10-hour day trip with gourmet lunch and a visit inside Ka’eleku Cavern. There’s no better way to experience Maui’s iconic drive to Hana than aboard this luxury transport, limited to just eight guests, plus a stop to explore a fascinating volcanic cavern.

    Start your trip with a morning pickup from your Maui hotel, enjoying a light breakfast of pound cake, fruit juice and Kona coffee as you embark on your drive to Hana. Your high-end limo-van, which seats a maximum of eight passengers, also offers air-conditioning, plush seating and extra-large windows to enjoy the panoramic views. As you ride, your guide will provide commentary on the sights and add context about the island’s history and native Hawaiian culture.

    Enjoy the jaw-dropping scenery en route, admiring lush rainforests and stunning coastline as you head toward your first stop at the charming village of Ke’anae, an idyllic town set among the area’s taro fields. Continue your ride to Waikani Falls, one of the road’s more impressive waterfalls, where you can admire its shimmering pools of rainwater. 

    Soon you’ll arrive at the amazing Ka’eleku Cavern. This giant underground space, created by volcanic activity thousands of years ago, is said to have been born thanks to Pele, the Hawaiian deity of fire. Check out the amazing range of stalagmites and stalactites found throughout this subterranean area, stopping to admire the surreal mounds of hardened “chocolate-like” lava that froze in place more than 30,000 years ago. It’s the perfect spot to grab a few photos.

    Before continuing your trip, take a lunch break at a pavilion near the cavern. Enjoy a mouth-watering spread of seared ono with mixed greens, grilled chicken, vegetable pasta salad, brownie and fresh fruit. See the Itinerary below for a sample menu.

    Proceed further along the road’s gorgeous scenery until you reach Hana. This isolated village along the rugged Pacific coast feels like a real-life tropical paradise thanks to its unspoiled beaches and luxuriant rainforests. Jump out of your limo-van to wander the area’s gushing waterfalls and thick groves of bamboo. Then join your guide for an exploration of the Hana Tropicals, a gorgeous plant nursery and garden that’s full of beautiful flowers and vegetation.

    Make the return trip back home at a leisurely “Maui-style” pace, taking time to stop en route for swimming in one of the gorgeous freshwater pools and to simply kick back and enjoy the mellow vibes and gorgeous landscapes. Arrive back at your Maui hotel in the early evening.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Complimentary Pick-up and Return to your Resort / Hotel / Condominium / Timeshare / Harbor and/or private Residence.

    Airports

    • Kahului Airport, 1 Keolani Pl, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732


    Ports
    Kahului, Lahaina
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Inclusions
    • Lite morning snack
    • Picnic lunch including grilled herb marinated chicken breast and lightly blackened 7 spice seared ono. *Vegetarian / Vegan / Gluten-free lunch entree available
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local, Hawaii State Certified Guide
    • Transport by luxury Limo-Van
    • Tour of Hana Tropicals garden and orchid nursery
    • Ice-cold soft drinks
    • Cave tour (gear included)
    • Entry/Admission - Kaeleku Caverns
    • Entry/Admission - Hana Tropicals
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Guests must be ambulatory. Walkers, Wheelchairs and/or Scooters, of any kind, are not permitted. Tour operator will deny participation to Guests arriving in or with wheelchairs, electric scooters and / or walkers. Guests with heart or respiratory conditions, oxygen tanks, or generators can not participate.
    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a fabulous day spent touring with Sean...all the way to Hana, thru the Hana Cave, stops at the beautiful waterfalls and a swim at the Black Sand beach. Sean was a wealth of information on the Hawaiian culture, the people, the history of...More

    Thank rhadcox
    Reviewed 3 August 2019

    Al is THE MAN. We ate like kings, the drive was beautiful and Al was more knowledgeable than a thesaurus. Recommend to all people between the ages of 10 and 109. Sorry to all 110 year Olds.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Joseph C
    Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

    What an awesome tour!! Gayle did a great job at making sure we were all comfortable and also made sure that this tour would be something that we would remember for ever! Great sites to see and food was good too👍 Big mistake if you...More

    Thank B6135NProna
    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    Probably one of the most professionally performed tours my family has every experienced. On top of amazing quality the tour guides are incredible. The tour guides strive to not only ensure your safety but to take an interest and establish a connection with each and...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Frothyboy23
    Reviewed 25 May 2019 via mobile

    What an awesome day! “uncle” Al was a caring and truly informative guide. Multiple opportunities for gorgeous photos, and many stops along the way to view the beauty of Maui! Thank goodness we didn’t try to drive this! If you want to enjoy this excursion,...More

    Thank 256dougk
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