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Hiking Exploration

Let our expert naturalists with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program open your eyes to Maui beyond the serene ocean waves with these specialized hiking exploration experiences. 

MAUNALEI MAGIC – Hike Exploration – 2-1⁄2 hours
$79 per guest /$69 per child under 15
Wednesdays and Saturdays – 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Trained hike leaders share their knowledge of Hawaii’s natural and cultural history while they interpret the geological formation and the biological speciation of the Hawaiian Islands. Guests also experience a cultural perspective as they are told of life in old Hawaii, and how the native people learned to thrive in harmony with nature.

COASTAL WALK AND TIDE POOL EXPLORATION “Ke’ala ola”- The Path of Life– 2 hours
$49 per guest /$39 per child under 15 
Mondays and Fridays – 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Adventure the Kapalua Coastal Trail with our naturalists as we visit a few of Maui’s treasures that include the coastal tide pools and some of the most beautiful weathered rock formations.

Celestial Exploration – “Kilo hoku” – 1 hour
$25 per guest / $12 per child under 15
Thursday – 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Join naturalists on an educational exploration learning how the ancient Polynesians voyaged the Pacific using celestial navigation. Discover how the dark, mysterious night sky was their guide that ultimately led their canoes and how Hawaiians today continue this skilled tradition. Followed by star gazing into the Kapalua night sky!