All aboard the Tropical Express! 

The Tropical Express offers visitors an overview of Hawaii’s famous fruits and plants. This 45-minute tour is ideal for families or visitors who want to check off their tropical bucket list. Loop around the lagoon and cruise through parts of the Plantation accessible only to passengers aboard the Tropical Express.

Smell the flowers, taste the fresh fruit, feel the coconut husk, see the magnificent views, hear the stories, and ask questions! 

This tour stops by the tiki hut for a 15-minute coconut husking and opening demonstration. As you ride the Tropical Express look for excellent photo opportunities and chances to interact with your guide.

BOOK EARLY! Tours often fill up in advance. General admission seats are reserved by purchasing tickets online.

10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM

Adults $20
Keiki (ages 3-12) $10
Keiki 2 yrs and under ride free! 


  • Take a look at areas of the Plantation which are only accessible aboard the Tropical Express

  • Ideal for families or travelers who want an overview of Hawaii’s famous fruits and plants

  • 45-minute tour caters to a kid-friendly attention span

  • A great break from the beach

  • Fresh fruit sampling

  • Spend unlimited time at Maui Tropical Plantation after your tour. Use the Guidebook App

  • Tropical Express boards daily with several departure times allowing for flexibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Convenient, Free parking

HAVE A MAUI VALUE PASS? Follow these steps:
1) Pick up your Maui Value Pass Booklet at Atlantis Submarine in Lahaina.
2) Call 808.244.7643 to reserve your seats ahead of time. Tours fill up so reserve beforehand.
3) When you arrive at the Plantation head to the Plantation Store and turn in your pink Maui Value Pass slip in exchange for your Tropical Express boarding passes.