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Highway Route 340

Maui, HI
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Ranked #152 of 230 attractions in Maui
Type: Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving
Description: Maui's northern coastal scenic route.
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Dayton, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We ventured on this road going north from Kapalua and saw lots of surfing and people pulled off in spots but then it shrunk to a one lane road WITHOUT any signs to tell you this. We met a car head-on at a very small spot in the road, and one of us had to back up. We elected to... More

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Farmington, Utah, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

After a week in North West Maui our family decided to take one last adventure and drive Hwy 340 clockwise back to Central Maui. It was a neat experience, breath taking views, tight narrow roads and excitement all the way. This isn't the way you would want to drive every time you go to and from the west side, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I did this road on my last day in Maui. I thought I had seen all the island had to offer.... Boy was I wrong. Although dangerous at times this is the most beautiful drive in Maui, and maybe even the world. So happy I did it, you will not regret it, especially if your adventurous. Just drive slow, don't... More

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Oakland CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

I have to assume that the people who gave it five stars didn't meet any cars coming the opposite direction. I wish I had read the negative reviews before I took this route. The "Maui Revealed" guidebook made it sound like an unpleasantly narrow road, but not the very dangerous one that it really is. We went west to east,... More

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New York
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136 reviews 136 reviews
22 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Highway 304 is a beautiful road. At times you are hugging the road and all there is are sheer cliffs on the driver's side. At one point the road gets so narrow that we wondered what we would do if we meet a car on coming in the opposite direction. No way to do a u-turn so who would back... More

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Kennesaw, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Exciting, a little challenging at times. Be extremely careful, as you can be misled by the lack of cars, but there is a little oncoming traffic when you least expect it, coming around a blind turn. do NOT go if you are not a competent driver and you better be sure of yourself. Remain UNEXCITEABLE at the wheel. Stay calm... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We had just arrived in Maui the day before, we decided to take a drive. We are on this nice piece of highway. Then road then turns into a narrow road,then more narrow. You are hugging the mountain to allow oncoming traffic to pass. I even had to back up several times to find a spot to allow other drivers... More

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Kent, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We just finished driving HWY 304 this afternoon. We did look at the reviews on trip advisor and found the hysterical reviews a bit concerning. So I did what you should do. Go to YouTube and take a look at some of the videos taken of the road. Not that bad. We drove clockwise, west to east. The trip takes... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Aloha, driven the road twice for sight seeing. Yes, its single lane, yes, its dangerous, but there is some beautiful places along the way. The driver needs to be sharp, confident, and look way ahead all the time. Everyone who dies on this road are visitors who miss a turn or don't pay attention. You need to watch for cars... More

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Midwest City, Oklahoma
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We found this road accidentally. A road going into the mountains, straight up, and disappearing. So we took it. The further we went, the more narrow the road was. We went from west to east, so we were next to the mountain, the only place to be, when we had to pass someone. It was about 4:00 in the afternoon... More

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