Three Things To Do on a Winter Day in Maui, Hawaii

Mara + John

There are a multitude of inviting activities awaiting you in Maui. You can fill your itinerary with entertaining attractions, land, water and air adventures! You could visit the sprawling Haleakala National Park’s highest peak or explore the Ohe’o Gulch waterfalls along the scenic Hana Highway. Maui’s shoreline relishes 30 miles of beaches too, plus pineapple farm tours, and snorkeling adventures.

But here are three ideas, that provide a perfect winter day on Maui. 

Whale Watching with Sea Maui (available Dec.15th – April 15th)

One of my personal favorites. The Sea Maui crew is always friendly, knowledgeable and provide great customer service. And you are bound to see the beautiful Pacific Humpback Whales, that call Maui home all winter, as they migrate down from the cold waters of Alaska. When it comes to whale watching, Sea Maui is the way to go! They also provide combination snorkel tours, and always have a professional photographer onboard to snap some memories for your family album.

Happy Hour at Mala Tavern (daily 2-4pm)

A memorable oceanfront experience, perfect for relaxing and soaking in Maui vibes. You might see me there too! Chef Alvin Savella and the Mala team have created a delicious menu paired with craft cocktails. Check out for menus, reservations, and their online shop. All you need is Aloha!

Sunset at Olowalu Beach (mile marker 14)

A must-do while visiting Maui! Most people assume summer sunsets are the best, but I think the winter sunsets are much more dramatic. Especially on a cloudy day. Maui’s west-side offers the perfect viewpoint. I like to park along Olowalu Beach, sit on the trunk of my car and watch the sun go down. Humpback whales breaching in the twilight, included!

Voila, another epic day in Maui, Hawaii!

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