Driving Time Around the Entire Island If you wanted to drive all day, you can — the driving time around Maui will take about 9 hours around the periphery of the island, including a trip down Maui Veterans Highway 311, to South Maui's beaches.
How long does it take drive across Maui?
On average, the complete drive around the island takes between 10 and 12 hours. You might have heard of the very popular Road to Hana adventure that tourists do when in Maui.
How many miles around perimeter is Maui?
Maui is approximately 48 miles (76.8km) long and 26 miles (41.6km) wide, totaling 728 square miles. Chances are it'll feel larger than it sounds when you arrive, plus there is enough topographic diversity on this island to make it feel like a multi-state road trip on the mainland.
How long does it take to drive the Hana Highway?
With stops, expect that you'll spend six hours getting to Hana. You likely won't stop on your way back, so the return trip should take three hours.
Can you do Road to Hana backwards?
There is a lot to see and do in East Maui on the way to Hana along the Hana Highway, including waterfalls, beaches, hikes, and FOOD! The most popular way to drive the Road to Hana is as a one day drive. It's possible to drive it as an out-and-back, or you can drive the Road to Hana as a loop.
Is there cliff jumping on the Road to Hana?
At mile marker 16.8 on the Road to Hana you can hike a couple minutes down a rocky, and sometimes, slippery path to Ching's Pond. This is a popular swimming hole with a no-room-for-error, two-level cliff jump.
Is Road to Hana hard to drive?
Unless you plan on staying in Hana, you need to be back in Pa'ia before sunset. The road to Hana is challenging enough during daylight. All those one-lane bridges and hairpin turns are beastly in the dark. There are very few street lights.
Do I need a Jeep for Road to Hana?
An SUV is not required. The road although curvy and narrow at parts, is paved and in excellent condition. You will require a large vehicle to insure your passengers are comfortable on this three hour drive, You must eat at at the Barefoot Café which is a little café by the beach in Hanah.
Will I get car sick on the Road to Hana?
The Road to Hana can be a bit nauseating with all its winding roads… be prepared! The Road to Hana is not a friend to those who are prone to motion sickness.
Do you get carsick on Road to Hana?
On that note, even though you'll hear about it most on the Road to Hana, some people prone to motion sickness may feel its effects head up to or down from Haleakala as well.
Does Road to Hana have food?
Best restaurants in The Road to Hana. 'Da best' banana bread on the entire Road to Hana is baked fresh every morning by Aunty Sandy and her crew, and it's so good you'll find as many locals as tourists pulling up here. You can also get fresh fruit, hot dogs, kalua (pit-oven-cooked) pork sandwiches, drinks and shave ice
Where did Gordon Ramsay go in Maui?
Is Haleakala on the way to Road to Hana?
Though it is the same road, you'll be seeing the scenery from a different perspective. Plus you get the opportunity to stop at points you missed on the way in. As previously mentioned, there is an approved route that connects Haleakala summit drive to the Hana Highway.
Can you do Road to Hana and Haleakala in the same day?
While it is technically possible to visit both Haleakala National Park and drive the road to Hana on the same day, it means you will be spending a lot of time in the car and missing out on some of the more interesting experiences that would be available to those who can spend more time on each activity.
Is a convertible good for the Road to Hana?
Re: Road to Hana in a Convertible? You will be fine in a convertible as long as it doesn't rain. And that will only effect you in a few areas.
Do you need a SUV to drive in Maui?
No special type of vehicle is needed on Maui. A small compact would work just as well if not better simply because it's easier to park in most parking lot's. Most people rent Jeeps or SUV's in Hawaii for the fun factor only, sort of like renting a convertible, you wouldn't own one at home but the idea of it sounds fun.
Can you drive a Mustang on the Road to Hana?
Hit the Hana Highway with a Ford Mustang Convertible So I rented a Ford Mustang Convertible and drove it on the Hana Highway, which is legendary for its beautiful natural scenery, gorgeous beaches, twisting roads, and many one-lane bridges. The Road to Hana is also a great escape from the more touristy parts of Maui.
Can you drive a minivan on the Road to Hana?
You will be OK in a minivan. Hi. We were in Maui two weeks ago and drove to Hana and circled all the way around past Hana back to the high country in a Mustang convertible. It's very different terrain an hour or so past Hana, and very beautiful.