- The list below includes 150 free or cheap things to do in or near Makena, Hawaii, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Parks, Ziplines and Farms & Ranches.
- From Maluaka Beach to Oneloa Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Makena and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wailuku, Kula, Wailea and Makawao.
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97% 233 votes
190 Makena Rd, Makena, HI MoreLess Info
Beautiful Maluaka Beach is known for its unusually large sea turtle population. It is open for swimming, shell collecting, nature photography, ocean kayaking, snorkeling and a host of other enjoyable marine activities.
94% 62 votes
South Makena, Makena, HI MoreLess Info
Makena's Oneloa Beach is the perfect destination for those who wish to avoid Hawaii's more crowded beaches. It is open throughout the year and is prone to extremely high winds in the afternoon and early evening hours.
91% 287 votes
Makena Landing, Kihei, HI MoreLess Info
Locally owned and operating, Maui Kayaks offers both kayak equipment rentals and special kayak tours around the island. Most of the tours are eco-adventures that also include snorkeling and viewing wildlife.
92% 507 votes
South of Wailea, HI MoreLess Info
The white sand and clear water of Makena Beach offers a clear view of Kaho'olawe Island. The beach has plenty of waves to surf and underwater life to explore while snorkeling or scuba diving.
100% 561 votes
Hono'Iki Dr, Kihei, HI 96753 MoreLess Info
Aloha Kayaks Maui provides guided kayak and snorkelling tours and scuba trips for all ages and experience levels, with an emphasis on eco-consciousness and education. Experience local wildlife including green sea turtles and whales.
99% 254 votes
Makena Rd & Honoiki Street, Wailea, HI 96753 MoreLess Info
With Clear Kayaks Maui, visitors can rent kayaks to take out on the water for two hours to a full day. The kayaks have clear bottoms so visitors can easily spot marine life like sea turtles while kayaking.
97% 233 votes
Wailea, HI MoreLess Info
Watch the kids build sandcastles or float atop the salty water of the ocean at Maluaka Beach. The clean beach is a wonderful spot to catch a few rays and a few waves.
86% 35 votes
Off Wailea Alanui Drive, Kihei, HI 96753 MoreLess Info
Unofficially designated a clothing-optional beach, Maui's Little Beach is part of Makena State Park. The beach offers swimming, surfing, snorkeling, and body boarding, whether or not guests choose to keep their suits on.
91% 35 votes
Makena Road, Wailea, HI MoreLess Info
Snorkelers can often be found exploring around the rocky point near Palau'ea Beach. Swimmers also enjoy the sandy, gently sloping bottom of the ocean near this more secluded beach for swimming.
96% 55 votes
Polo Beach, Wailea, HI MoreLess Info
Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Adventures is a popular eco tour on Maui. Visitors can snorkel with sea turtles, sail the Wailea Coast, whale watch, and learn about Hawaiian culture and history.