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Bargains and Budgets on Maui

Whether you’re visiting or planning to move to Hawaii, island life can be expensive. Not to worry, there are discount activities and inexpensive food and travel deals to be had. If you venture beyond the hundred dollar luaus and fancy restaurant dinners, you can find activities that won’t devastate your daily spend. With a little… read more

Five Apps You Should Download Before You Land on Maui

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been to Maui multiple times or it’s your first time visiting, there are always a variety of things to do on Maui. And there’s always something to learn about this magical island. Too Many Things To Do on Maui? Some visitors find themselves with too many options. They may become… read more

Road to Hana: Motion Sickness Concerns?

Because its reputation is infamous, the Rappel Maui staff is often asked about the long and winding Road to Hana.  How twist-y and turn-y is the Road to Hana? And will I get carsick during the ride? For the most part, the Hana Highway is just a normal highway as it wends its way from… read more

Even Heroes Need Guides

You’re The Rappel Maui Hero. They’re the Rappel Maui Guides. Together You Can Do This Thing! If you aren’t familiar with rappelling, that’s no problem. Most visitors to Maui or Rappel Maui guests are not acquainted with rappelling, climbing or canyoneering.  No worries; beginners welcome! Rappelling  is an adventure for active couples, families, solo travelers… read more

What You Don’t See in the Rainforest

With some of the severe offshore weather the Hawaiian Islands experienced while Hurricane Lane was in the vicinity, many beach-goers are reporting frequent encounters with the Portuguese man-o-war (Physalia physalis). Like many exotic sea creatures, the man-o-war isn’t just beautiful, it’s harmful. Its long tentacles dangle down into the water, while its head bobs along… read more

Best of Maui by the Numbers

Why Maui is Number One (and a Lot of Other Numbers) If you read travel-related media, you’ll find that Maui consistently ranks high for “best of” categories. In fact, it spent 20 years at the top of Conde Nast Traveler’s Best Island in the World list. Here are some numbers of all kinds about why… read more

What Will the Weather on Maui be Like Next Week?

The Weather Forecast is: Who Knows? It’s very common for us to receive a phone call or a chat request from someone who says, “My tour is next week, and the forecast calls for rain.” A shrugging-type response is common. While it may be true that the forecast calls for rain, it doesn’t mean much… read more

What’s the Water Temperature in the Waterfalls?

So, How Cold Is It? One of the most frequently asked questions we encounter from guests is, “What’s the water temperature?” or “How cold is the water?” Stream water temperature is a little chillier than the ocean water, especially during certain times of the year. Another question we’re often asked is if it’s necessary to… read more