Beautiful Central Maui

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Beautiful Central Maui

Whoever flies into Maui, will arrive at Kahului airport in Central Maui and if you plan to take a helicopter ride on Maui, you can start it only here – right around the corner at Maui heliport. You will depart for a helicopter tour to some of the world’s most remote and exotic destinations such as the Haleakala Crater, the West Maui Mountains, Hana and even a complete circle of the entire island. This helicopter flight on Maui will definitely be an unforgettable experience. 

Biggest Town on Maui

Kahului is Maui biggest town with about 30.000 inhabitants and is the industrial and commercial center of the island. Here, you can combine  sightseeing also with some shopping at the Queen Kaahumanu Center, the largest two-story mall in Maui or at the outdoor Maui Mall. The local bus will also take you there from all locations and cities across the island.

Just ten minutes west of Kahului is Wailuku, the capital of Maui with its government buildings since 1950, where, you can still eat at some good, inexpensive restaurants. 

Located next to Wailuku is the Iao Valley, one of the top attraction in Central Maui. A paved, 1/2 mile pathway leads to a lookout featuring the 1200 ft. high Iao Needle, one of Maui’s most prominent landmarks. This is a perfect place for hiking..

Underwater World Maui

You also have to explore Hawaii’s underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, Snorkel Mauilocated at the Ma’alaia Harbor and named as one of the 15 Top Aquariums in the United States. Come eye to eye with Hawaii’s amazing undersea world and watch sharks, swimming in a 54 feet long tunnel. Open daily, 9am-5pm. $29.95 for adults, $19.95 for children ages 3-12.

Check out this link if you like to go snorkeling on Maui.

Ma’alaia Harbor, the Maui Ocean Center and the Iao Valley are among the main tourist attractions in Central Maui.

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