Tour Up-Country Maui in style on a personalized tour with Rick and Marilyn Lopes. Rick is a Maui Grown boy and Marilyn is an artist and author on Maui. They take care of all the details so you can enjoy the ride.
It’s a scenic tour through the old town of Paia, then on to Ho`okipa Beach Park for some photos overlooking the magnificent surf. You’ll travel through Pineapple Country on a lush green drive up the slopes of Haleakala towards Kula. Rick grew up in Hali`i Maile which was The Maui Pineapple Company pineapple camp. Then we head to Ulupalakua for a wonderful country drive and stop at Maui’s Winery.
This is a charming old Maui Ranch with very old trees and you’ll learn about the history of Maui.
A delicious picnic lunch is served in style with lovely Hawaiian Print tablecloth with fresh island fruits like pineapple, papaya, bananas, lilikoi, mango all locally grown. Big sandwiches and cookies are provided by Whole Foods Market Kahului. Choose your sandwich at the time of booking: Turkey-Bacon-Avocado-Aioli, Italian Sub or Veggie sandwich all on Ciabattas created by Whole Foods Kahului Maui.
After lunch, you stop at Kula Country Farms where they lease over 180 acres to grow all kinds of vegetables, herbs, pumpkins, tomatoes, strawberries (depending on the season), raise goats and chickens in this most beautiful setting on the mountain. Strawberries can be picked Feb-May. Pumpkins are harvested in September and October.
For the grand finale we take you to the magnificent AKL Lavender Farm for a walking tour, shopping, tea and scones. It’s a gorgeous scenic tour with magnificent photo opportunities. Guests love to be taken to the country far away from tourist destinations to really taste and get a feel for Maui. Choose a morning or afternoon tour. $99.00 4 hours
Dates & Times
Morning and afternoon tours available daily.
Half day and full day tours available ranging from 8:00am until 4:00pm.
Transportation services provided from designated location.
Picnic lunch served on tour.