20 Best Things to Do in Maui With Kids

Maui is one of the most popular Hawaiian Islands for families thanks to gorgeous beaches and easy logistics. Its beachfront family-friendly resorts offer plenty of activities for all ages.

In addition to eating traditional foods like roasted pork, Lomi salmon, and poi, your family will experience ceremonies, traditional Hawaiian songs, ritual chants, fire dancers, and traditional hula dances.

Learn Hawaiian Culture at a Luau

Molokini is a small volcanic atoll just off the south coast of Maui. It’s known for great snorkeling and scuba diving as it’s a State Marine Life and Bird Conservation District.

Take a Molokini Snorkel Tour

Spending a day at the Maui Ocean Center is a superb activity in Maui with kids for taking a glimpse of the underwater world without a snorkel.

Visit Maui Ocean Center

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It’s a bonding activity the whole family can enjoy in a group lesson and is quite pleasant in warm ocean water. Maui has an incredible number of options for surf instruction, from beginner to advanced.

Take Surf Lessons

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Most have gentle ocean waves ideal for swimming, sunning, and paddle sports to complete your Hawaii vacation. For example, Kapalua Bay Beach has excellent snorkeling.

Enjoy a Family-Friendly Beach

Possibly the best option is to rent a car and take your time to enjoy the scenery that includes sacred pools, rainforests, lava tubes, one-lane bridges, and so much more.

Travel the Road to Hana

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