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Address: Maui, HI
Activities: Driving
Description: Maui's northern coastal scenic route.

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Second Scariest Ride of My Life

We didn't see the sign for rental cars to stop and by the time we figured out we had to have passed it, we were past the point of no return! Sheer drop offs with no guardrails... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Gainesville, Florida
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We gave little credence to the few comments we heard about issues with road. Heck we had a rental SUV and a couple hours before dark. Why not what could be so bad. An hour or so on a seemingly never ending single lane road it becomes obvious that you have no option but to sweat it out. Add rain... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

As someone who is typically a dare devil I didn't give the winding roads on the map a second thought. Until they turned into one lane off a cliff with no guard rail and barely enough room for a car. After the first half mile we knew we had to turn around and luckily found a small place to. On... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We didn't see the sign for rental cars to stop and by the time we figured out we had to have passed it, we were past the point of no return! Sheer drop offs with no guardrails, blind hairpin curves, constant elevation changes, narrow single lane with some turnouts (for backing up to allow oncoming traffic to pass - nerve-wracking... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

First time in Maui and decided to go for the banana bread at kahakuloa village but didn't expect to have to drive in terrible road, I am an experienced commercial class A driver and Although I was not scared I was worried because I had my wife and 3 kids with me, it was about 5:30 pm, it stated to... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Let me share my story about navigating this incredible road. My wife, I and 16 year old twins left our Kaanipali hotel and headed south, bound for Hana. After fueling the rental just down the road I looked at the map and said to my wife….why don’t we go the other way, north, to get to Hana. We’ve never tried... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was a wrong turn for us. The Highway 340, as some might call it, suicide highway is not for the new driver. Driving in this highway could cost you your life and ruin everybody's vacation. I drove through here by mistake, we were so excited to see the sights of Maui, we forgot to attend the Hotel orientation, which... More 

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Whitby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Beautiful, incredible drive. Do not miss this! Head out early in the morning and enjoy the incredible views. Take your time, don't take silly risks and you will be fine. This was a highlight for us.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Scariest road I have ever been on!.. one lane roads (dirt) which are cliffside.... didn't help things as I was with my German friend whom drove like he was on the autobahn...!! The road to Hana is nothing in comparison to this wild ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Great views, very narrow one lane road in spots. I think most tourist go clockwise. A school bus past us several times out of nowhere. Also met a cement truck. The views from the road and pull offs were worth the slow go traffic

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

We have read so much about the perils of this road and to be frank, I was a bit anxious and we met people along the route at the lookout spots who were turning back, but we ventured on. Road signs said the road would be closed at route marker 10 miles but on the day we went it was... More 

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Address: Address: Maui, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui

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