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Ka'anapali Beach: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Maui: Myths of Maui Luau with All-Inclusive Buffet

    1. Maui: Myths of Maui Luau with All-Inclusive Buffet

    Immerse yourself in the rich cultural history of Hawaii and Polynesia at the Myths of Maui Luau. Located at the breathtaking Royal Lahaina Resort, atop 27 tropical acres along Ka'anapali Beach, enjoy an evening of entertainment and authentic food fit for the whole family. Edging the sand and surf of Maui, this luau is surrounded by scenic trails and beaches. Begin your evening with an Aloha shell lei greeting to get in the spirit of the celebration, then head to the Imu ceremony where the roasted pig is unearthed from an underground oven. Soon afterwards, prepare for a bountiful Hawaiian feast, as well as a kids buffet suitable for all palates. Hear the spirited sound of the drums as you enjoy fresh local fish, teriyaki chicken, salads, pan fried noodles, Molokai sweet potato, fresh fruit, and taro dinner rolls from the all-you-can-eat buffet. Sip on tropical cocktails as you listen to ...

    Really enjoyed watching the dances from different Polynesian cultures! Also loved learning about the Polynesian gods and goddesses.

  • Maui Lahaina Group Surf Lesson

    2. Maui Lahaina Group Surf Lesson

    During your visit to Hawaii, the birthplace of surfing, take a great opportunity to learn how to surf. Experience the calm waters of West Maui which offer perfect conditions for beginner surfers. Take part in a group lesson with a maximum of 5 surfers, which means you will have a ton of opportunity to learn from your professional surf instructor. Before you start, get you geared up with a surfboard, long-sleeve UV rash guards, and water shoes. Leave everything you do not want to get wet or whatever that does not float in the cubicles provided at the surf shop. On the beach, have a brief 15-minute 'land lesson' to go over safety measures and procedures. When your group is ready, head into the water to get started. Each surfer has their own turn to ride a wave and learn to surf. After your wave is complete, you will head back to the designated waiting area until the instructor signals for...

    We had a great time learning to surf from J.B. He was an excellent instructor who I would highly recommend! We had five people in our group lesson and we were all able to ride five waves each in the two hour time period after a quick tutorial on the beach. Make sure to ask for J.B. He is a very experienced surfer who was able to help all of us beginner surfers ride some waves.

  • Maui Whale Watching Tours

    3. Maui Whale Watching Tours

    Every year the Great Pacific Humpback Whales leave their summer homes in Alaska and head for the algae-rich waters of Maui. And there are few better way to see these magnificent creatures up-close-and-personal than on board a luxurious catamaran. Choose from an early-bird tour, a cruise at 10:00, or departures around midday. You will sail along the western coastline of Maui from Ka’anapali. Experience the beautiful scenery as you keep your eyes open for Maui’s largest visitors. You will learn about the exciting mammals from a marine naturalist who will accompany you on board. You will even be able to listen to the whale songs live via brilliant underwater hydrophones. Enjoy the early morning cruise with delicious breakfast snacks, fresh Kona coffee, hot chocolate, and tropical juices. Take the mid-morning tour and you can enjoy exclusive Teralani ”POG”mosas and “Bloody Maui’s.” Or dep...

    This was a great excursion. Cool staff, good snacks and open bar. I would definately go again. If you haven't gone before, don't wait, its well worth it.

  • Maui: Honolua Bay Snorkel and Sail from Lahaina Harbor

    4. Maui: Honolua Bay Snorkel and Sail from Lahaina Harbor

    Departing from historic Lahaina Harbor, your adventure begins aboard Ocean Spirit, a 65 foot luxury sailing catamaran. Relax and enjoy the sights and the sun while eating a continental breakfast of coffee, pastries and fruit platters as we cruise up the beautiful Ka'anapali coastline to the breathtaking beauty of Honolua Bay.  Honolua Bay is protected as a marine conservation area and is one of Maui’s most scenic snorkel spots. Snorkel at two secluded spots popular with sea turtles, colorful fish, and vibrant coral and enjoy free guided reef tours by a certified Marine Naturalists. Wild dolphin sightings are also common during the journey. You just never know what you'll see and every day is a unique experience. One you're done snorkeling, feast on a delicious lunch of grilled chicken, pork and various mouth-watering salads. Relax as we head out into channel for a thrilling sail back t...

    crew was awesome and taught us about the history and all the different fish and other sea life we saw while snorkeling. great food and drinks and awesome reef with tons of fish and sea turtles...

  • Maui Dream 65-minute Helicopter Flight

    5. Maui Dream 65-minute Helicopter Flight

    Soar into the sky and experience the serenity of Maui, "The Valley Isle", on this complete circle island expedition. Climb above Haleakala National Park with intimate views of the crater, the Hana Rainforest, West Maui Mountains, and lao Valley State Park. View Maui's lush landscape, breathtaking coastlines, hidden valleys, scenic waterfalls, and the sharp-blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. Fly near Lahaina, Kapalua, Kaanapali, Wailea, and Hana and witness the stark contrast from upcountry to the beaches of Hawaii's second largest island. Embark on the journey of a lifetime.

    The helicopter tour was a wonderful experience. Fortunately the weather was clear and we were able to cover all the sites listed and more.

  • From Ka'anapali Beach: West Maui Half-Day Snorkel Adventure

    6. From Ka'anapali Beach: West Maui Half-Day Snorkel Adventure

    Begin your snorkeling adventure by departing from Kaanapali Beach on a luxury catamaran. On the way to the snorkel spot, enjoy some breakfast while keeping your eyes open for Hawaiian spinner dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and during the winter months, large humpback whales. The captain will determine the best spots to visit on the day, based upon the weather conditions. Once in the water, observe beautiful tropical fish, honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles), colorful coral reefs, and potentially some other rare underwater species. After the snorkeling session, have a delicious lunch with premium beers, cocktails, and other liberations. Relax as you cruise back to Kaanapali Beach, enjoying the scenery along the way.

  • From Ka'anapali Beach: 2-Hour Sunset Sail with Live Music

    7. From Ka'anapali Beach: 2-Hour Sunset Sail with Live Music

    Setting off from Ka'anapali Beach, start your adventurous sunset cruise by boarding your luxurious Catamaran. Once aboard, enjoy a pleasant meet-and-greet with the friendly staff before embarking on this 2-hour cruise.

    Relax and take in the breathtaking views as you listen to popular local musicians performing live on the Catamaran. Enjoy a mixture of traditional, contemporary and reggae covers of the popular songs you know and love as you take advantage of the delicious beverages at the open bar and tasty pupus appetisers.

    These conditions create the perfect setting to witness the stunning views of the sunset over the horizon. For participants on the cruise during the period of December 15th to April the 15th, whale watching is also a great possibility.

  • Lana'i: Half-Day Snorkel Sail From Ka'anapali Beach

    8. Lana'i: Half-Day Snorkel Sail From Ka'anapali Beach

    Join this exclusive half-day snorkel trip from Ka'anapali Beach to Manele Bay. Enjoy snorkeling in the clear waters of Manele Bay along with breakfast, lunch, and a full premium open bar. Meet your captain and crew for the day and set sail, enjoying the beautiful scenes between Maui and Lana'i. Sit back and relax as your crew takes care of everything during your trip, including breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snorkeling gear. When you get in the water to snorkel at Manele Bay, you’ll get to see an array of wildlife, fish, turtles, and beautifully colored coral. During certain times of the year, you can also whale watch. This incredible snorkeling adventure is one you and your family won't soon forget.

  • Maui: Ka'anapali Beach Front Segway Tour

    9. Maui: Ka'anapali Beach Front Segway Tour

    Join a great tour for couples or the whole family. Experience the lush tropical waters of Maui, as you glide by a beautiful ocean shore marked with the unforgettable Pacific ocean breeze. The tour includes Wahikuli State Park and the Hanakaoo Beach Park also known as canoe beach. Meet your tour guide in Lahaina to learn the basics of operating your Segway. After an orientation, training session and plenty of time to practice your new skills, it's time to begin your ride. Leave Lahaina behind and cruise out onto smooth walking paths and follow the coastline north into Kaanapali. As the ocean breeze tousles your hair and the salty air fills your nose, glide through Wahikuli Wayside Park, admiring its long, golden expanse of sand. Then, follow the path that leads north, cruising past green, grassy picnic areas, palm tree groves and shady kiawe trees to the idyllic Hanakaoo Beach. Dependin...

    We had a great tour guide,his name was John!! He explained everything on Hawaii you could ask for!! He even told us places to go see in Maui!! He treated me and my husband like family!! We had a private tour just the three of us!! He’s a great tour guide I would choose him again and again!! Thank you so much for the great time!! R&D!!

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What people are saying about Ka'anapali Beach

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 216 reviews

The show was exactly what we were looking for. A brief history lesson explained through great narration, song and dance. The venue was very nice with great views. The food and drinks were really good. The servers don’t understand the meaning of “just a little”.

Luau was amazing! Great entertainment & dinner was delicious! Server and bartenders were very attentive and friendly!

such a beautiful dance. the food was good and the staff were so nice. the island itself is amazing!

The show was excellent, very entertaining. The food was great with lots of choices.

Very enjoyable experience and the food was excellent!