Maui, with its volcanic history, has some of the most amazing landscapes found
anywhere. All on one island, visitors will find the dormant volcano Haleakala,
rocky outcroppings on the eastern shore near Hana,
caves and lava tubes, dense
cloud forests, and beautiful beaches. Along with hiking
and eco tours, visitors
can spend time outdoors in these amazing landscapes atop four-wheeled vehicles,
and Maui ATV tours are a great way to fulfill a need for speed.
In recent years, new options for Maui ATV tours have arisen since previously private ranch land has opened to tourists. Because this is one of the newer things to do in Maui, there are still only a few companies who provide the opportunity for an ATV tour in Maui.
A local outfitter, Kahoma Ranch ATV Tours, is one of the most popular choices for Maui ATV tours. Based in Lahaina, the company offers access to land not open to the general public. Their 150-minute tour packages are suitable for anyone over the age of five, provided there is a licensed driver in the group. Kahoma Ranch's all-terrain vehicles seat two people comfortably for an ATV tour in Maui. As with any off-road experience, it's not recommended for pregnant women or anyone with back problems or restrictive health conditions.
For those up to the challenge, no previous experience is necessary for these
ATV tours in Maui. The company provides instructions, safety training, and protective
gear. For these ATV tours in Maui, participants climb into a dune buggy and
drive through cattle pasture on trails and dirt roads that twist and turn through
600 acres. After a short orientation and drive through the proficiency course,
drivers can spend some time exploring and driving on their own. Later back with
the group, the tour also includes photo stops and a chance to stroll to the
native plant garden for an opportunity to learn more about Hawaii's natural
On these Maui ATV tours, everyone should plan on getting dirty. The company even provides rental shirts and pants for those who don't want to worry about washing their outfits at the end of the tour.
Experienced riders can rent vehicles once they've arrived and go exploring on their own. Several companies that specialize in fun vehicles also provide equipment for an ATV tour in Maui. In addition to these off-road vehicles, local companies rent other vehicles that can take you off the beaten path, including Jeeps, SUVs, mountain bikes, and motorcycles. Horseback riding is another way to traverse the Maui landscape in something other than a rental car.
When considering taking ATV tours in Maui, riders might also looking into heading to the nearby island of Molokai. Nicknamed the Friendly Isle, Molokai is an unspoiled haven for outdoor adventure, and there also are off-road tours available in this amazing place. Heading away from the pavement, passengers can discover the island's history and see many of its highlights. Other interesting landscapes are waiting to be explored.