This Loop leaves from Kahului Harbor every hour and half starting at 8:30 am till 1:00 pm Hop aboard the Hula Hula Hopper Trolley and learn a little history as we travel along the historic North Shore. Stops include groovy old plantation town of Paia, plus two of the best beaches in the area for body boarding, playing in the sand, and catching a sun tan! Hop on and off the trolley at any of the stops along the way ... More info ›
This Loop leaves from Kahului Harbor every hour and half starting at 8:30 am till 1:00 pm Hop aboard the Hula Hula Hopper Trolley and learn a little history as we travel along the historic North Shore. Stops include groovy old plantation town of Paia, plus two of the best beaches in the area for body boarding, playing in the sand, and catching a sun tan! Hop on and off the trolley at any of the stops along the way. From there you can explore on your own, or book additional excursions.
• Restaurants and boutique shops in historic Paia Town
• Baldwin Beach, the North Shore’s largest beach
• Paia Bay, playful waves and nearby amenities
Maui in a day your way! The Surf Town Loop will leave Kahului Harbor on Sundays every hour and a half. Starting at 8:30 am till 1:00 pm and is only available for cruise ship passengers arriving at Kahului Harbor. Pick up times at Kahului Harbor are at 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:00 PM The Surf Town Loop travels along the historic North Shore to the groovy old plantation town of Paia, plus makes stops at two of the best beaches on the North Shore. Hop on and off the trolley as many time as you like at any of the stops along the way.
This is a great way to get a taste of Maui's famous North Shore. Whether you make this your only excursion on Maui or you are adding it to your itinerary, it is an affordable way to see Maui your way.
Historic Town of Paia
Deemed one of America’s best small towns, so small, if you blink, you might miss it. This old plantation town, which became a mecca for surfers, windsurfers and hippies may make you feel like you’re stepping back into the 1960’s, from dreadlocks to tie dye shops this is a place to see. Paia is also home of the Maui Dharma Center, a gorgeous must see landmark while in Paia town! Hang out with the locals at Charley’s Saloon where legend has it you may be able to catch Willie Nelson, or other famous people… always a great place to listen to live music and grab a cold beer. Come to Paia to kick back and experience your Maui vacation to the fullest. Loaded with unique boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries, you’ll be sure to find a souvenir for anyone on your list!
Just outside the Town of Paia you will find Paia Bay. Home of the Paia Youth center and a famous body boarding spot known for its large and regular shore break. You can often watch the Keiki bodyboarding and surf up this spot. This is a great beach to hang out or sunbathe and this Beach is equipped with restrooms, and showers. If you walk down the beach you will pass a nice wooded area and Paia’s clothing optional beach before arrive Baldwin Beach.
Baldwin Beach Park
Locals favorite and rated # 2 of thing to do in Paia by Trip advisory, this beach offers long stretches of white sandy beach. Baldwin showcases views of the gorgeous West Maui Mountains.. is family friendly, equipped with lifeguards, restrooms, and showers to keep you comfortable for hours. If you stroll west a mile down the beach you will end up at Baby Beach a great protected swimming spot. This Beach is a great place to sunbathe, socialize, hang up a hammock, or go for a swim. Keep your eyes out for a turtle swimming next to you!