A paradise that offers a unique variety of memorable activities, there is nothing like Maui in winter. Many of Maui’s sights are even more gorgeous in these months than they are in other seasons. Since the average temperature is still in the low 80s, you’ll be comfortable in the heart of winter.
4 Activities to Complete Your Trip to Maui in Winter
Whale watching season runs from November to May and is highly anticipated by locals and tourists alike, drawing thousands of people from all over the world to watch the magnificent humpback whales as they migrate to Maui from Alaska. The island hosts various whale watching tours and other whale-centered events, such as the famed Maui Whale Festival. Read more facts about whale watching here.
Maui Whale Festival
Held annually between February and March, the renowned Maui Whale Festival takes place at various locations throughout the island and includes activities such as the whale film festival, an online auction and the Great Whale Count in which the total number of humpback whales spotted that day is tallied.
Lighting of the Banyan Tree
Each year, Lahaina’s historic Banyan tree is lit with thousands of holiday lights starting in early December. Christmas carols are accompanied by the hula, and kids can join a cookie workshop.
The Plantation Course at Kapalua Resort hosts the annual Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament the first weekend in January. Hundreds gather to watch as the world’s top golfers compete for $1 million.
If you’re visiting Maui in winter, learn how we can help make your trip to Maui unforgettable, contact us today or call 1-800-978-0266.