Waterfalls on the island of Maui are some of the world's best. Below we've included links to several of the best waterfalls on Maui, most of which you can actually see without a tour or helicopter (all falls visible from the air only are noted).

On the list of Maui waterfalls below, we've included the height of the falls when possible, a rank (out of 5 stars), noted if it's a seasonal falls (dry in summer or too heavy of a flow in winter), and included any additional access information as necessary. If you think you've located a Maui waterfall we've mistakenly left off this list, by all means please contact us and we'll make sure it's added. Be sure to also check out all the waterfalls in Hawaii on our Hawaii Waterfalls page.

You may want to keep things simple and book a tour with a company staffed by expert local guides who always know which waterfalls are at their peak for best viewing. If that’s the case, we recommend taking a Road to Hana Tour with our friends at Valley Isle Excursions. They will know which are the best Maui waterfalls based on the day of your tour. Plus, you’ll ride in luxury in their comfy custom cruisers. Easy viewing, best waterfalls, best guides, and the first Hawaii-based tour operator to complete the Hawaii Green Business Program- you’ll love them as much as we do!

Alelele Falls ----Height: Approx. 245ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: Via streambed | Rating: 3 Stars

Helele'ike'oha (Blue Angel) Falls [KAPU] ----Height: Approx. 100ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: None (Private Property) | Rating: 0 Stars

Haipua'ena Falls ----Height: Approx. 30ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: Short trail | Rating: 1 Stars

Upper Hanawi Falls ----Height: Approx. 35ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: Visible from Hwy | Rating: 3 Stars

Lower Puohokamoa Falls (Closed in late 2007) ----Height: Approx. 160ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: NA (Now Closed) | Rating: 0 Stars

Makahiku Falls ----Height: 180ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: Half-mile along trail | Rating: 4 Stars

Makamaka'ole Falls ----Height: 270ft | Season: Nearly Year Round | Access: 3/4-mile along trail | Rating: 3 Stars

Makapipi Falls ----Height: 60ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: Visible from Hwy | Rating: 3 Stars

'Ohe'o Gulch Falls (7 Sacred Pools) ----Height: Approx. 10-30ft | Season: Year round | Access: Via short trail | Rating: 4 Stars

Pua'a Ka'a Falls ----Height: 20ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: Via Short Paved Path | Rating: 1 Star

Punalau Falls ----Height: Approx. 100ft | Season: Dec-April | Access: Via Streambed | Rating: 3 Stars

Upper Puohokamoa Falls - Clearly visible from overlook within the 'Garden of Eden' (admission required) ----Height: Approx. 40ft | Season: Year round | Access: Via Overlook | Rating: 3 Stars

Upper Waikani (Three Bears) Falls ----Height: Approx. 70ft | Season: Varies | Access: Visible from Hwy | Rating: 4 Stars

Twin Falls ----Height: 40ft | Season: All | Access: Short Hike | Rating: 1 Star

Wailua Falls ----Height: Approx. 80ft | Season: Year round | Access: Visible from Hwy | Rating: 5 Stars

Waimoku Falls ----Height: Approx. 400ft | Season: Year round | Access: Two miles along trail | Rating: 5 Stars

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