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West Mauis

The route around the winding cliff roads of West Maui. This route, though not for the timid, boasts great rewards for those brave enough to go. We start the day exploring the magical jungles in the northern region of the west Maui mountains. The canopy here is dense and magical and the trees, covered with vines, beg to be climbed and played amongst. This area also boasts some of the greatest surf on the island. There may be an opportunity to see some epic waves or possibly dolphins or manta rays that have come into the bay to get a break from the violent sea outside. From here, we continue on to investigate an anomaly that truly dazzles! A natural "blowhole" that explodes from a beautiful lava field around west Maui! Due to gasses escaping during the flow of magma, Maui has an underwater lava cave that, with the right combination of winds and waves create a geyser-like an experience that can escalate upwards of 60ft! A truly remarkable sight! We may also have the opportunity to visit beautiful pristine pools that rest in the lava rock along the coast. These pools lay within a lava field bordered on 3 sides by the powerful waves of the open ocean crashing wildly. If the conditions allow, we can swim in these spectacular serene pools and enjoy the majesty of the seascape around us. The drive around west Maui is absolutely stunning and the terrain is truly remarkable. We will see wild jutting lava rock formations, red rock cliffs and sweeping sea and landscapes that are breathtaking as we meander in and out of the spectacular valleys along the coast. We may also explore some waterfalls on this beautiful journey. As the road nears beautiful Iao Valley, the arid sea cliffs begin to once again get lush with jungle life and flowing rivers. Here we have the opportunity to swim in some of the purest waters as it cascades in waterfalls around us. Quite a remarkable and diverse experience in half a day!