Maui attracts travellers with a mix of natural beauty, outdoor fun, a top-notch dining scene as well as for trucks serving up delicious tacos and shaved ice - all shared with warm alohas. Be sure to visit the golden sands of Keawakapu Beach, the graceful beauty of Wailu Falls and take a hike to the lava rocks near La Perouse Bay. There is something for everyone for a visit to Maui, Hawaii in USA.
Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Kahului (OGG)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Kahului (Maui)
When to visit
The best time to visit Maui, known also as “The Valley Isle,” the second largest Hawaiian island are April through May and September through November. The spring and autumn shoulder seasons provide the pleasant weather Hawaii holiday makers seek without the high rates and heavy crowds that accompany the summer and winter. Maui's warm tropical climate is fairly consistent year-round with daytime highs from 23 to 29°C. During the summer and winter, respectively. The weather on Maui is typically great for visitors year-round. The only time Maui's weather can be unpleasant is if a winter storm blankets the island with clouds and rain, but those are infrequent and shouldn't be too much of a worry.
What is the main airport called?
Kahului Airport (OGG)Opens external site in a new window. Is an airport in the state of Hawaii, United States, located east of Kahului in Maui County on the island of Maui. Kahului Airport is the primary airport on the island of Maui and receives both overseas and interisland flights. On Maui you’ll find beautiful beaches, exciting water sports, Haleakala Crater, the old whaling town of Lahaina, blue skies, great dining and the Aloha spirit.
Arriving in Maui
The staff at Maui Airport will greet you when you land and help with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Maui from Maui Airport
The best way to get to Maui from the airport, is to hire a car. There are various car hire providers available from Kahulu Airport. A public transport option is to take the Maui Bus which runs 7 days a week. Alternatively, you may wish to take the Maui Airport Shuttle Service, with the counter located in the baggage claim area. It offers one way and round trip services between the airport and properties throughout the island. Airport taxis are located front of the baggage claim area, pre-arranged ground transport options can be sorted and include tour and courtesy car services.
Getting around Maui
The best way to get around Maui is to hire a car. Planning an epic road trip is easy and be sure to arrange a trip on the road to Hana. Other ways to see Maui include a morning hot air balloon tour, hike one of the many trails, take a shuttle, tour bus, taxi, use the Lahaina shuttle, try Uber or Lyft or consider a moped or bike rental. Or for some fun, why not book a camper van.
Fly from Melbourne
Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.
What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport.Opens external site in a new window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.
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