All over the world, travelers are seeking out local products and services more and more during their journeys. Locally-made souvenirs are being favored over less-expensive, mass-produced trinkets, and we find that our guests make it a point to check out locally-owned and operated restaurants, shops, and more while visiting Maui. Choosing a tour company is no different, and our guests appreciate touring with a company that’s locally-owned and owner-operated for thirty years!
Our baseyard offices are located right in central Maui, and we’ve been building personal and professional relationships with travel professionals on our beautiful island for over three decades. What does that mean for you? Simply, a tour company whose heart is on Maui (and not another island—or the mainland!) means a tour company that is 100% invested in Maui. Our Tour Guides, while knowledgeable about the entire Aloha State, are truly experts on all things Maui—from the Summit of Haleakala, to the sandy shores of Napili. Every one of our employees calls Maui home, and have done so for many years. The company owners, Dave & Kathy Campbell, have roots on Maui that span decades, and work tirelessly to support our island through sustainable, educational tourism.
Additionally, when you tour with us, you’re supporting not only Temptation Tours, but many other locally-owned and operated businesses, such as:
Hana Tropicals – Owned and operated by Hana residents Ian and Krista, this secluded, beautiful flower farm provides our guests with an in-depth education about the beautiful tropical blooms that can be found throughout the islands. They also provide stunning gifts for our guests traveling on most of our Hana Tours—a small take-away from a day spent exploring paradise.
Kula Lodge – This Maui institution has always been the go-to spot for post-sunrise breakfast, which is why we’re proud to include Kula Lodge with our Sunrise tours! Our guests enjoy a hearty meal, a relaxing dining room (including a crackling fireplace!), and breathtaking island views—right from their seats.
Ali’i Kula Lavender – When you join us for a Summit Lavender Sojourn, you’ll have the opportunity to visit Ali’i Kula Lavender, a working lavender farm located in serene upcountry Maui. Its founder, lavender visionary Ali’i Chang, saw the potential for growing the delicate plant on Maui, and the farm has “blossomed” every year since. Now under the ownership of its late founder’s son, Ali’i Kula Lavender has proven to be a favorite among our guests.
Of course, if you join us on one of our Maui adventure tours, you’ll find that you’re supporting even more local Maui businesses—this is just a small sampling of our valued partners in Sustainable tourism!
If you want a truly local Maui experience, book with us today!