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West Maui Circle Drive

Highway 340 on Maui, Kahului, Maui, HI
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Highway 340 on Maui, Kahului, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the circle drive directly from the airport in our rented SUV since we had to wait for our hotel room in Kihei to be ready. We drove anti clockwise and had a spectacular drive. My husband has been doing all the driving here...More

Thank Kroglund
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove this road today in a clockwise direction in our rental car and it was great. We did the road to Hana a few days ago and this one was much easier and way less busy. I must say that after reading other worrying...More

1  Thank MetinPhuket2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every hair-raising turn is another spectacular view! There are glorious turnouts scattered along the way. When the road turns to one lane, they mean one lane. Be prepared to backup to a turnout to let on coming vehicles pass. If you are a timid driver,...More

Thank julie b
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This road is gorgeous with more open views than the road to Hana. That said the one lane parts were too much for me. My husband was driving and he had no problem with backing up for other vehicles or pulling over but I was...More

Thank Karen5056
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It will take at least half a day... depending on how many times you will stop to explore paths on the bluffs and take pictures. And there is something to see behind every bend in the road. No 4X4 required. There are many little beaches...More

Thank Slav Z
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

There is a lot of controversy over this trip, do it clockwise, or anticlockwise, 300+ ft drops with no guard rails, fantastic views, one lane roads, few places to pull over and let oncoming cars pass, you can't drive this with a rental car, and...More

1  Thank Eric D
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A really lovely drive for scenery. We decided to go on a whim so hadn't done any reading beforehand, and I'm glad I didn't as I might have changed my mind. We went anti-clockwise in order to be on the side of the road best...More

1  Thank PeggyJake
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful drive! Very narrow roads & many places where it's one lane. Go from the Ka'anapali side and head Northwest, then East to Kahului. Don't forget to stop by Julia's best Banana Bread and other stops, such as the Blow Hole! Definitely...More

Thank Kyra S
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We didn't know much about this road until we were on it- it's certainly an adventure! I agree with other reviewers, take clockwise route. The scenery is absolutely beautiful but there aren't too many places to stop for photos especially after the blow hole. Julia's...More

Thank lauraz737
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Some will love this drive and some will hate it. Extremely narrow in places without guardrails. Best done clockwise so as to have the cliff side on the other side of the road. Know thyself and thy family. Very few options for turning around so...More

Thank Loren M
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judy m
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Response from Dame L | Reviewed this property |
from start to go it took us about 3+ hrs, their are some hairy points in the drive where the road is so narrow you end up reversing a wee bit so that the car coming toward you can get past, i suggest beeping before... More