- The list below includes 172 free or cheap things to do in or near Maui, Hawaii, including 65 different types of inexpensive activities like Magic Shows, Bay, Beaches and Natural Landmarks.
- From Koki Beach to Honokohau Bay, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Maui and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wailuku, Kula, Hana and Wailea.
The family-owned and operated Mendes Ranch is an equestrian trail ride company that also hosts weddings and other social events on its sprawling, scenic grounds. All tours are led by an expert guide and skilled equestrian. No prior horse riding experience is required.
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Hikers love the Waihee Ridge Trail in Waihee, Hawaii. The trail is roughly 5 miles long and is unpaved, making it somewhat slippery after heavy rains. Tough boots with high-traction soles minimize the risk of slipping or falling.
Showcasing art from the Hawaiian Islands, Polynesia and the Orient, the Hana Coast Gallery is a 3 000-ft gallery space located on the grounds of the Hotel Hana-Maui. Exhibits include fine art, artisans and handcrafts including paintings, sculpture, jewellery and Koa wood furniture.
Kahanu Garden is located in one of Hawaii's largest hala forests, and showcases an impressive variety of Pacific Island plants, including the largest collection of breadfruit in the world. Visit Pi`ilanihale, a huge lava-rock Polynesian worship site, and now a National Historic Landmark.
Hana Maui Botanical Gardens offers a self-guided walking tour across 10-acres, with a focus on native and non-native flower and fruit species. A hand-drawn map and guide book explains each plant's uses in historical Hawaiian culture.
A scenic park overlooking Kipahulu Point, Kipahulu Point Park offers some remarkable vistas and welcoming picnic areas. The park is fairly minimalist, though, so visitors should not expect restroom facilities.