Maui bike tours are a fun way to explore the scenery and get some exercise at the same time. If you're looking for things to do that will get out outside and up close to Hawaii's magnificent great outdoors, consider hopping aboard a bicycle. Whether you're planning for a short ride along the one of the Maui beaches or your own Tour de Maui, one of the local outfitters can equip you with everything you need for an adventure on two wheels.
One of the benefits of choosing a local outfitter for Maui bicycle tours is access to all the equipment you may need. Since it's expensive and a hassle to bring your bike with you on the airplane, it's much more convenient to rent a bike after you settled into your choice of Maui hotels. A local outfitter also can provide a guide who knows the island's best bike trails and where it's safe to head off the beaten path. Some of the guides will even provide running narration for Maui bike tours as you peddle.
Many of the Maui bicycle tours traverse the amazing scenery of Haleakala National Park. This outdoor wonderland is home to some of several different ecosystems as well as the Haleakala Crater, a dormant volcano. One of the favorite Maui bike tours combines a guided sightseeing tour with a chance to bike down from the summit of the crater. It's about 30 miles downhill from the peak to beach down below. Along the way, you'll have the chance to soak in views of the ocean and the surrounding national park. If you get started really early with a sunrise tour, you'll be treated one of the prettiest scenes on an island known for its amazing views. While this ride is not extremely strenuous, it's not recommended for beginners. For them, it's best to bike on the flat paths that wind through the national park or along the paved paths throughout Maui.