Discover Hawaii : Discover Hawaii 2014
Day 1 Head to the beach to swim, snorkel or sunbathe (popular choices are Kā'anapali, Kāpalua, Kamaole, Kīhei and Mākena). Then head for quaint Lāhainā, o ering galleries, unique shops and a self-guided historic trail taking in 62 sites. The Hawaiian Islands: Maui 62 DISCOVER HAWAI‘I 7-DAY ITINERARY BY THE EXPERTS Day 2 Haleakalā Crater, the world's largest dormant volcano, rises 3000 metres above sea level. See the spectacular sunrise (tours depart 3am or take a hire car and dress warmly). Hike in the crater then tour Upcountry Maui, home to the Sur ng Goat Dairy, Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm and Tedeschi Winery. A sunrise like no other on the summit of Haleakalā Crater. Day 6 Take a boat tour to Molokini, a crescent- shaped crater and top dive site with 250 species of sh. Then visit Maui Ocean Center (at Ma'alaea) featuring more than 60 exhibits including large ocean sh, sharks and sea turtles. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Tor Johnson Day 3 Go east to peaceful Hāna. The legendary Hāna Highway (HI-360) is only 83km from Kahului, but the drive can take up to eight hours (roundtrip) due to 620 curves and 59 bridges. Enroute encounter rainforests, waterfalls and dramatic seascapes. Start early and hire a small car for the narrow roads. Whale-watching -- a great option for the whole family. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Tor Johnson Day 4 If you are visiting from December through May, Maui is your gateway to some of the best whale-watching in the world. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Tor Johnson. Day 5 Moloka'i and Lāna'i are easily accessible from Maui. Inter-island ferries run daily from Lāhainā (one hour to Lāna'i and an hour and a half to Moloka'i). Day 7 Venture to stunning 'Iao Valley State Park, home to the 365 metre 'Iao Needle, volcano ridges and a lovely mountain stream. Ideal for hiking. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Ron Dahlquist. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Ron Dahlquist. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)/ Ron Dahlquist.
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