Upcountry Maui & Haleakala Sights, Tours, & Information
Things to Do & Tips for Upcountry Maui & Haleakala
The term Upcountry Maui refers to the towns, ranches, vineyards, parks, farmlands, and visitor attractions on the upper slopes of Haleakala, including Haleakala National Park. Enchanting and rural, Maui's Upcountry is the heart of the island's agricultural industry, as well as a thriving artists' community.
Many compare the beautiful landscape of Upcountry Maui to the countryside in Scotland. You'll also be sure to discover several unique floral gardens in this part of Maui. Plus, some of the best views of the South Pacific anywhere on the island can be found from the high elevations of the upcountry.
Upcountry Maui & Haleakala Information
There are so many things to see and do in Haleakala and Upcountry Maui… and that means you likely have lots of questions: What are the best Haleakala hiking trails? Which Haleakala summit attractions should I visit? What’s a silversword? In this section you’ll find the answers to these and many more questions. You’ll also learn where to find both chameleon and tiki exhibits… right on the slopes of Haleakala!
Upcountry Maui & Haleakala Tours
Maui’s Upcountry and the glorious Haleakala National Park are an adventurer’s paradise. Take a zipline tour over the West Maui mountains and waterfalls or do your zipping on a bicycle down Haleakala. If you’d rather get a closer look at your surroundings, hike the many trails on a leisurely stroll or a challenging trek- the choice is yours. Of course, no trip to the region is complete without watching an epic Haleakala sunrise or sunset. Remember, Haleakala is a world-famous location and tours can fill up quickly; be sure to book your adventure as soon as possible to ensure availability!
Maui Hiking Gear
If you’re headed to Upcountry Maui, we know some hiking and exploring will be on your list. Whether you’re out for a laid-back stroll or a serious trek, there’s nothing worse than being unprepared for your adventure. Make sure you have everything you need to stay safe, comfortable, and well-prepared for your trip. We’ve assembled all the essentials right here… from hiking boots, to water bottles, and much more.