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Road to Hana

Hana, Maui, HI
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Ranked #7 of 10 activities in Hana
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Type: Scenic Drives
Traveler Description: The Road to Hana is not so much a destination as it is an experience.  Starting east of Paia along the Hana Highway, the roughly 52miles will take... more »
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Geelong, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I really don't see how this is claimed as such an attraction. Too many people, the road is nit equipped for the amount if traffic that we encountered. At some so called sights there was barely enough parking for one car! We only got up the marker 13 and made the easy decision to turn back. Don't waste your days... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Everyone told us to do the road to hana so we did. We wished we didn't listen to them. This is a 12 hour tour. You leave at 6:30 am and return at 6:30 pm. Yes, you do see a black sand beach and a few waterfalls but you have to spend 9 hours in the car to do maybe... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Not for the faint of heart. I'm not so I loved it just like the title says was like riding a rollercoaster in a car!! The sights are breathtaking with waterfalls, black beaches, cow and horse ranches, the trees and foliage just beautiful.

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Quebec
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I was at the starting point of the road to Hana at 7am on a sunny day, and was mostly alone, which was great. I could drive at the speed i wanted, stop and park anywhere, nobody.., so this was safe and fun. I took pictures and visits the sights along the way with barely any other people around, always... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Four of us travelled across Maui to link up with the Road to Hana. The scenery was spectacular as were the beaches in varying colours of sand. The fact we travelled through rain forests meant we were going to be rained on and we did.

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Clayton, Missouri
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

If you're looking at making the journey to Hana, make sure to plan ahead. Will take at least 7 hours. The most important thing that I'd do some research on would be the weather. On the day I went, it was mostly rainy, and the rest of the day was overcast. Road conditions are usually very dangerous; our car was... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Many make the mistake of traveling this via tour bus. I would NOT recommend this. We leaped frog several tour buses and were shocked when we saw them skip some of the most beautiful waterfalls along the way. If you do choose to drive yourself, it is so nice to be able to enjoy the sights and hidden waterfalls at... More

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Layton, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Road to Hana - good scenery most of the time. Tour Guide, Lehua was terrible. She kept repeating things over and over. After our first "designated" stop, she made us feel that if we didn't hurry we would not make any further stops. We even had to double back because she could not tell time. Lunch buffet at one of... More

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Cranford, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is almost a must do if in Maui - but there is so much to do and see along the road it's almost to much to do in all one day - but to long of a ride to split up and drive along a second day. We downloaded the app for our iPhones although it was very informative... More

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Vestal, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This was a great experience. There are beautiful waterfalls, beaches and plants! Also discovered amazing banana bread. Be warned, the road has over 600 curves!

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