Discover Maui’s Best Towns
Paia & Makawao
With this fabulous Maui walking tour of the North Shore town of Paia and the Upcountry town of Makawao, you’ll not only discover the unique character of these towns but also gain insights into their history, cultural influences, and the artistic spirit that defines them. It’s a delightful day filled with local flavors, artistic treasures, and the warm hospitality of Maui’s best towns.
- Hotel/Resort Pickup & Return
- Visits To Hoʻokipa Lookout, Paia Town, and Makawao Town
- Lunch at Paia Bay Coffee Bar is Included
- Stories, History, and Cultural Information From Our Friendly and Knowledgeable Tour Guides
Items To Consider Bringing:
- Comfortable Footwear For Walking
- Lightweight or Rain Jacket
- Day Pack For Storage
- Small snacks/water
SEE TOUR STOPS
Maui North Shore Walking Tour Stops
PICKUP AT HOTEL/RESORT
RETURN TO HOTEL/RESORT
ALL GUESTS MUST
Understand and acknowledge the risks involved in such an activity and sign a risk acknowledgment form before participating
All ages are welcome.
Be physically capable of enduring this activity which includes winding roads, high elevation, and exposure to cold temperatures.
Wear appropriate clothing.
Follow any rules and guidelines provided by our team. Guests who refuse to abide by the rules will be denied services without a refund.
A visit to Ho’okipa Lookout on Maui’s North Shore is a thrilling experience which offers breathtaking views of the North Shore’s rugged coastline and the Pacific Ocean. It’s an excellent spot to witness the power of the waves and appreciate the island’s natural beauty.
With its powerful and consistent waves along with steady trade winds, Ho’okipa is a mecca for surfing, kiteboarding, and windsurfing enthusiasts, and has hosted numerous international competitions.
Keep an eye out for Hawaiian green sea turtles (honu) that often come ashore to bask on the beach. These gentle giants are a common sight, and you can observe them from a respectful distance.
Known for its artistic flair, eclectic shops, and vibrant atmosphere, Paia is a haven for artists, surfers, and food enthusiasts. Explore the town’s boutiques, art galleries, and enjoy a delightful meal at one of the local cafes, where you can savor delicious Hawaiian-inspired cuisine.
A visit to Paia Bay Beach is a delightful escape into the natural beauty and relaxed atmosphere of Maui’s North Shore. Known for its stunning coastal scenery, the soft, golden sands are fringed with swaying palm trees and the crystal-clear waters of the Pacific Ocean make it an excellent spot for sunbathing, swimming, and snorkeling.
From Paia, your journey continues to the upcountry town of Makawao. This rustic town has deep roots in Hawaii’s paniolo (cowboy) culture and offers a unique blend of history and creativity. Makawao is an artistic hub, home to numerous galleries showcasing the work of local artists. You’ll find an array of art forms, from paintings to sculptures and jewelry. Exploring these galleries offers a glimpse into the creative spirit of the community.
This charming town also features a range of boutique shops where you can discover unique gifts, clothing, and local crafts. These shops are perfect for finding one-of-a-kind souvenirs to remember your visit. Whether you’re interested in shopping, art, history, or simply soaking in the relaxed atmosphere, Makawao has something to offer every traveler.
Discover Maui’s Best Towns
|Hotel Pick-Up||9:00 AM|
|Lunch at Paia Bay (included)||–|
|Hotel Drop-Off||3:30 PM|