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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


Every Hero Needs a Guide

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


Don’t Fear the Waterfalls: Man-o-war Edition

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 the… 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



How to Book Activities & Tours in Hawaii

Are you  going to book activities and tours while in Hawaii? Being a good consumer when planning your Hawaii vacation can save you time, money and frustration, and ensure that all your memories of Maui are great. Good consumerism can apply to anything, and making a reservation for doing an activity or taking a tour… read more