Most people think of Maui as a tropical paradise. However, if you join the Kaanapali ATV Tours, you will get to see the untamed and offroad side of Maui. These tours are one of the most popular ones on Maui. They will take you across rugged terrain and inaccessible locations in Maui. The Kaanapali ATV Tours takes advantage of Maui’s unique topography. The vehicles that they use are able to traverse the rugged and unforgiving terrain.

One of the tour operators on the West Side of Maui is the Kahoma Ranch. Kahoma Ranch offers one of the best off-road adventures on Maui. Their tour is located at Lahaina Gateway Shopping Center. Their tours start with you meeting them at their store. They will then drive you to their ranch that is located at Mt. Ball (Pa’uPa’u). They will then give you a safety briefing. During this, they will talk to you about the potential danger that you might encounter. This includes hairpin turns, animals, and puddles. They will also familiarize you with the operation of their vehicles. Kahoma Ranch uses the Polaris Ranger Off-road vehicles which are easy and fun to use.

Due to the rough and bumpy ride that is experienced on this tour, pregnant women and those with heart, back, or neck problems are not allowed to join the tour. Guests who want to drive need to bring a driver’s license. If a guest that wants to drive is 16-17 years old, they need to be accompanied by an adult with a valid driver’s license. Those 18 year old and above can drive with a valid license. It is also advised to wear clothes that you don’t mind getting wet and muddy. They will provide you with goggles for eye protection, helmets and bandannas to cover your face and head.

Jeremy Stice is the Author of the Maui Real Estate Guidebook.

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