Interested in bringing the kids along your next adventure? Maui is the second-largest island of the Hawaiian Islands and, with that, comes a whole ton of activities to enjoy together as a family. If you’re wondering which activities to enjoy with your loved ones, look no further. We have created a list of the top children’s activities to enjoy while you’re in Maui.
Here are 8 things that you all can enjoy as a family in Maui:
Hawaii Mermaid Adventures
Learn how to swim like a mermaid and explore the ocean with Hawaii Mermaid Adventures. Swim alongside certified marine naturalists and hear stories about marine life during your swimming lessons. Wanting a picture? Digital photos from the lesson are free! Something unique that will make everyone excited to get into the water. Book online at their website for an adventure of a lifetime.
Kapalua Bay Maui
Great for kids and for snorkeling, Kapalua Bay is on the west side of Maui and is the calm oasis that you all have been looking for. Rent some snorkel gear and head out into the calm waters to capture the coral reefs and tropical fish. Lifeguards are here at certain times, but it is said more often not than are.
Maui Butterfly Farm
The Maui Butterfly Farm’s mission is to save the declining population of the wonderous butterflies of the island. Visit this farm and learn about how to create a healthy environment for butterflies, as well as appreciate their beauty and elegance. Something truly magical, book a tour for all ages and admire the beauty of Maui’s creatures.
Atlantis Submarines Maui
Visit Maui with the undersea adventures of Atlantis Submarines Maui. In this high-tech 48-passenger submarine, you’ll witness tropical fish and coral reefs like you’ve never seen before. Needing a little more marine action? Gear up with the snorkel cruise combo and get your snorkeling on this vacation! Do the kids want to see some whales? There’s also a whale-watching combo available so that you can see the humpback whales in action.
Surfing Goat Dairy Farm
Award-winning goat cheese is made at this Surfing Goat Dairy Farm. Book a tour and get to know the goats that make it all possible! The family can enjoy a daily casual tour which is an overview of the farm and a meet and greet with these furry friends, or -if they prefer- they can lend a hand in evening chores like milking! An interactive experience that will make the highlight of the kids’ day.
Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm
Wander along the Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm with your loved ones and breathe in the relaxing aromas. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to participate in a lavender treasure hunt where you can pick up your map in the gift shop. This farm is a wonderful oasis of garden life and picnic lunches. A definitely must stop, especially if you have younger toddlers.
Get your lessons on with Maui Wave Riders surf lessons! Take one easy lesson and learn how to surf like a pro on the Hawaiian waters. There are also stand-up paddleboard lessons and packages as well as private lessons. Not interested in a lesson? That’s fine! Get some rental equipment like bodyboards and surfboards or lifejackets! A sure treat, you all are bound to have an array of fun on the water.
Maui Ocean Center
The Aquarium of Hawaii, head on over to the Maui Ocean Center! Walk through tunnels and witness stingrays and sharks swim above you, explore and learn about the humpacks of Hawaii, say hello to the Hawaiian turles in the turtle lagoon. There is so much to love about the Maui Ocean Center, you and the kids will find yourself coming back to learn even more.
This “Valley Isle” is full of astounding sites like different colored beaches, snorkeling craters, and incredible sights along the highway. Whatever you and the crew decide to do, you are bound to have an exciting and unforgettable time together on this island. Never forget to keep laughing and smiling as you explore the adventures of Maui.