Best Local Food on Maui

Best Local Food on Maui

You can’t talk about local food in Hawaii without talking about history. The two are forever intertwined thanks to Hawaii’s plantation past and melting pot of cultures. You also can’t talk about local food without your mouth watering. The...
Favorite Upcountry Maui Restaurants

Favorite Upcountry Maui Restaurants

With emphasis on fresh, farm-to-table produce, bold flavors and tropical inspiration, its no wonder Hawaiian food has taken the country by storm. While we absolutely recommend a local plate lunch (or ten) during your next visit to Maui, we also suggest these Upcountry...
The Best of Makawao Town

The Best of Makawao Town

Maui’s south and west sides are often abuzz with sun-seeking tourists and locals relishing a day off on the sand. Escape the hustle and bustle by taking a jaunt upcountry to Makawao Town. Tucked into the gem-toned hills above the North Shore, this historic outpost...
10 Maui Activities Unique to Our Islands

10 Maui Activities Unique to Our Islands

  Maui may be synonymous with tiki torch-lit luaus and blissing out on the beach, but for the more intrepid traveler, the island is a veritable playground brimming with one-of-a-kind activities. Whether you’re a thrill seeker or a water baby, a bar fly or a...
Exploring Paia Town

Exploring Paia Town

  From rural plantation town to the “Windsurf Capital of the World,” Paia has seen its fair share of radical changes since its inception in 1896. But one thing remains the same for this small town on Maui’s breezy North Shore: It’s a historical gem and surfer’s...

 

Know Before You Go

Haleakala is a 10,000 ft volcano and as you bike down Haleakala through scenic Upcountry Maui, you will experience incredible views, a fascinating history, and underappreciated culture. However, you are also riding in unfamiliar territory, through unpredictable weather, on rental bicycles, and on paved public roadways.

Elements to be Aware of on Bike Ride:

Some elements that you need to be aware of may include but are not limited to the following:

Curving/winding paved roads with many 180 degree turns
Steep inclines and declines
Road reflectors, guardrails, and pylons in place for cars, not for bicycles
Roadway debris
Varying climate including hot and cold temperatures, dry and wet weather, high altitude and minimal visibility
Vehicular traffic – private and commercial

Before you participate in this activity, please consider the risks involved which are not limited to those listed here or in the waiver and risk acknowledgement form. You must be capable of competently riding a bicycle and should have recent biking experience.


Requirements to Participate:

Have recent biking experience
Ability to use a mountain bike with disc brakes, suspension, and gears
Capable of completing several miles of a downhill bike ride at a safe speed
Physically healthy and not have health concerns that may affect your ability to complete the ride safely.
Meet the age minimum of 12 years AND the height requirement 4’10” or taller.
Understand, acknowledge and adhere to ALL provided rules and guidelines.
Have not gone scuba diving within 24 hours prior to activity. (Check with your dive master for details)


THIS IS NOT AN ACTIVITY FOR BEGINNERS!

Your safety and the safety of others that use the road is our top priority, so we ask that you know before you go, what this activity entails and the risks involved in such activity.

MAHALO!