They say that the journey is just as important as the destination, and nowhere is this truer than on the ‘Road to Hana, Black Sand Beach, Waterfalls & Turtles Tour’ in Maui.

This captivating full-day adventure promises an unforgettable experience as it winds its way along the famous Hana Highway, revealing breathtaking landscapes, hidden gems, and natural wonders along the way.

Led by knowledgeable guides, this tour offers a unique perspective on the iconic route, ensuring that visitors not only see the popular attractions but also discover the lesser-known treasures that make this journey truly special.

But what exactly does this tour entail? And what do previous travelers have to say about their experiences?

Let’s uncover the secrets of this remarkable tour and find out why it’s a must-do for any visitor to Maui.

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Good To Know

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  • The ‘Road to Hana, Black Sand Beach, Waterfalls & Turtles Tour’ is a full-day tour departing from Kahului, offering a personal and private experience.
  • The tour includes entry admissions to attractions such as Black Sand Beach, Keanae Peninsula, and Puaa Kaa State Park.
  • The tour provides vehicles with amenities such as air conditioning, USB charging spots, and stereophonic music.
  • The tour has received mixed reviews, with some praising the beautiful scenery and highlights like the Black Sand Beach and turtles, while others expressed dissatisfaction with the tour organization and weather-related issues.

Pricing and Booking

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Looking to book your tour of the Road to Hana, Black Sand Beach, Waterfalls, and Turtles? When it comes to pricing and booking, Maui Fantastic Tours offers a seamless experience. With tour availability throughout the year, you can easily select your desired date and number of travelers.

What sets Maui Fantastic Tours apart is their flexible payment options. You can reserve your spot now and pay later, ensuring that you secure your spot while maintaining flexibility. This allows you to plan your trip without any financial stress. Whether you prefer to pay upfront or closer to your tour date, Maui Fantastic Tours has you covered.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to explore the stunning Road to Hana and its breathtaking highlights. Book your tour today!

Tour Overview

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The Tour Overview provides a comprehensive and personalized experience of the Road to Hana, showcasing its twists, turns, and hidden gems along the Hana Highway. This full-day tour is designed to highlight the best landmarks and hidden gems along the route, ensuring that visitors get to explore secluded natural landscapes often missed by others.

The tour is led by knowledgeable and kind tour guides who go above and beyond to create positive experiences for guests. Some of the tour highlights include the stunning scenery along the Road to Hana, the must-see Black Sand Beach, the beautiful waterfalls along the route, and the opportunity to see giant turtles on the beach.

Guests have praised the tour guides for their expertise, safety measures, and their ability to provide the best photo opportunities and lookout spots.


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The tour package includes a range of inclusions that enhance the overall experience. From the moment guests step onto the tour vehicle, they can enjoy the comforts of air conditioning, USB charging spots, and stereophonic music.

Bottled water and all-day long beverages, including fresh cold water and juice, are provided to keep guests hydrated throughout the journey.

The tour also includes entry admissions to must-visit locations such as the Black Sand Beach, Keanae Peninsula, and Puaa Kaa State Park.

Gratuities are already included, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

One of the highlights of this tour is the positive experiences with the tour guide. With their extensive knowledge and kind demeanor, the tour guide named Oscar provides a safe and enjoyable journey. They offer the best photo opportunities and lookout spots, engage with guests through interactive discussions, and make everyone feel connected and valued.

Meeting and Pickup

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Guests participating in the Road to Hana tour will have a convenient meeting point at 200 E Kamehameha Ave, Kahului, HI 96732, USA, specifically at Ross Dress for Less located on 200 E, Kamehameha Ave, Kahului.

Here are the pros and cons of the meeting point location:


  1. Central Location: The meeting point is easily accessible and centrally located in Kahului, making it convenient for guests staying in the area.
  2. Familiar Landmark: Ross Dress for Less is a well-known store, making it easy for guests to locate and meet up with the tour group.
  3. Parking Availability: There’s ample parking space available near the meeting point, allowing guests to safely leave their vehicles during the tour.
  4. Nearby Amenities: The meeting point is surrounded by various shops, restaurants, and facilities, offering guests the opportunity to grab any last-minute supplies or refreshments before the tour.

Recommended transportation options for reaching the meeting point:

  1. Rental Car: Guests can easily drive to the meeting point in their rental car, providing them with flexibility and convenience.
  2. Taxi or Ride-Hailing Service: Guests can opt for a taxi or ride-hailing service to reach the meeting point if they prefer not to drive.
  3. Hotel Shuttle: Some hotels in the area may offer shuttle services that can drop guests off at the meeting point.
  4. Public Transportation: Guests can utilize public buses or other forms of public transportation to reach the meeting point if they prefer a more budget-friendly option.

Reviews and Testimonials

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After discussing the meeting point for the Road to Hana tour, it’s important to explore the points of ‘Reviews and Testimonials’ to gain insights from previous participants.

Many travelers have had positive experiences with the tour guide, describing them as knowledgeable and kind. One guest named Oscar made guests feel safe on the winding roads and provided the best photo opportunities and lookout spots. The tour guides are interactive and willing to answer questions, making sure to connect with each guest on the tour.

In terms of feedback on the tour experience, some participants mentioned difficulty understanding the driver’s speech. However, they appreciated the off-the-beaten-path locations for beautiful pictures and the opportunity for a quick swim and exploring caves.

It’s important to come prepared with food and drinks as there are limited options for shopping and eating. Overall, participants expressed satisfaction with the tour, describing it as a must-do in Maui and expressing a desire to have more adventures with Maui Fantastic Tours in the future.

Tour Itinerary

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The tour itinerary for the Road to Hana tour takes guests on a picturesque journey along the stunning Hana Highway, stopping at various highlights along the way.

Here is a breakdown of the tour itinerary:

  1. Drive straight to Hana: The tour begins with a scenic drive to Hana, allowing guests to soak in the breathtaking views of the coastline and lush landscapes.

  2. Stops at various highlights: Along the way, the tour makes stops at off the beaten path locations, where guests can explore secluded natural landscapes and take in stunning waterfalls and the famous Black Sand Beach.

  3. Limited time at each stop: Due to the full-day nature of the tour, there’s limited time at each stop. This allows guests to experience the highlights but may result in a somewhat rushed experience.

  4. Limited options for shopping and eating: It’s important to note that there are limited options for shopping and eating along the route. Guests are advised to come prepared with food and drinks for the journey.

Common Questions

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Is Transportation Provided to and From the Meeting Point?

Transportation to and from the meeting point is provided for the tour. Guests can relax and enjoy the scenic drive without worrying about transportation logistics.

Are Meals Included in the Tour?

Meals are not included in the tour. However, guests have the opportunity to stop at Halfway to Hana for food and refreshments. Dietary restrictions should be considered and guests may want to bring their own snacks and drinks.

Can I Bring My Own Beverages on the Tour?

Yes, guests are allowed to bring their own beverages on the tour. However, there may be some restrictions in place, so it’s best to check with the tour operator beforehand to ensure compliance.

Are There Any Age Restrictions for This Tour?

There are no age restrictions for this tour, but safety precautions should be followed. The tour ensures a personal experience and offers attractions that are suitable for all ages.

Is There a Minimum Number of Travelers Required for the Tour to Proceed?

Yes, there is a minimum number of travelers required for the tour to proceed. The cancellation policy states that if the minimum number is not met, the tour may be canceled or rescheduled.

The Sum Up

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To sum it up, the Road to Hana, Black Sand Beach, Waterfalls & Turtles Tour in Maui offers a memorable and enriching experience for visitors.

With knowledgeable guides, comfortable amenities, and the opportunity to explore hidden gems along the iconic Hana Highway, this tour ensures a personal and stress-free journey.

While weather conditions and unprofessional tour guides can pose challenges, the overall customer satisfaction and positive reviews highlight the tour’s highlights and the stunning natural beauty of Maui.