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Welcome to Paradise:
Easy Camping On Maui

It’s widely known that Maui is one of the most beautiful places on the earth. Home to as many as 10 of the world’s 14 microclimates, in just one day you can go from arid white sand beaches, to temperate forests and tropical jungles. The diversity of cultures and nature, combined with the size and scope of Maui make traveling across the island a festival for your senses. One of the most intimate ways to see Maui is by directly communing with nature and camping in one of our Roofnest Tents. Nothing compares to looking up at a night sky so clear you can see the hazy Milky Way weaving between glittering stars, or falling asleep to the sound of wind rushing through palm fronds, and breathing the perfumed scents of blue ginger flowers at midnight and dew on the grass at dawn. With so much to see, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite spots to camp on Maui, and hopefully, you’ll love them just as much as we do when you come to visit!

Quick Guide

Camping on Maui: Plan ahead! Camping is very popular on Maui. There is no boon docking, you need a reservation to camp anywhere on the island. We recommend booking your camp sites in advance, as space may be limited across the Valley Isle. Exclusively to our renters, we share inside tips and contacts to locals who rent their space for campers. So don’t wait, book your vehicle as soon as possible!

Communicating with us: Our phone number is 808 446 9491. You can always get in touch with us directly from the chat option . Outside of operation hours, we recommend texting or WhatsApp. Our email is

Early pickup and late drop offs: If the vehicle is available, we will make it work. We pride ourselves on flexibility and providing the most convenience to our customers when possible. We can confirm availability a few days before your pick up or drop off, as it is easier for us to confirm the availability of an early pick up or late drop off of the vehicle closer to your dates.

Pickup and drop offs: You will pick up your vehicle from our shop, conveniently located a few minutes away from the airport. We are open from 8 am to 5 pm everyday except Sundays. If you are arriving or leaving outside these hours, you may pickup the vehicle from our Kahului location, which is also vey close by. We also offer airport pickup and drop off services. You can use the add on function or directly purchase these from our website at a discounted rate.

Airport pickup and drop offs: If you are picking up the vehicle outside of our store hours, we highly recommend adding this to your reservation. Your vehicle will be parked at the airport for you to pickup, and you may return the the vehicle at airport parking when you depart. We will share specific instructions regarding where to find and leave your vehicle at the airport.

Driving around Maui: All of our camper vehicles are 4-wheel capable, and good for all Maui terrains. You get unlimited miles and yes, you can drive the back road to Hana!


Campers: All our camping vehicles are fitted with Roofnest Tents. Versatile and easy to set up, it's no wonder that Roofnest is the leader in roof top tents. These campers come with a built-in 2-3 inch king and queen size mattresses that offer ample space for a comfortable night's sleep.


Nestled between the base of the West Maui Mountains and the crystalline waters of Lahaina, Camp Olowalu offers four different camping experiences: camping in your vehicle, 35 campsites for tents, 21 super luxe tentalows, and if you’ve got a party big enough, you can rent their 6 cabins, which comes complete with a mess hall. This sunny beachfront property offers kayak and snorkel rentals, not to mention some of the best views for whale watching when the season is right. You can take a stroll through the native and tropical plants, and pick fresh citrus, dragonfruit and mangoes from the abundant fruit trees on the property. If you’re a glamper like me, you’ll appreciate the hot water outdoor showers and pristine flushable toilets. If you like to stay semi-connected with the world, they even have free wifi and charging stations, which definitely comes in handy when sharing (read: bragging) about this beautiful property with your loved ones at home.


Wai’anapanapa means glistening water, a well-deserved name for this gem off the Road to Hana. Clear blue waves melt into a black sand beach, framed overhead by dramatic cliffs of black basalt lava rocks and rolling green jungles. As if the magnificent scenery wasn’t enough, you can explore this Maui treasure on hiking trails and easy walks that lead you to a blow hole, sea arches, ocean caves, islets, cliff diving, fresh water pools and archaeological remnants from ancient Hawaiians. Wai’anapanapa offers campsites, cabins, toilets and showers. Even though this tends to be a popular spot for people to pull off on the Road to Hana, they mainly just stop to take a picture and move on, which leaves the actual campsite peaceful. Not to mention, it feels like you’re camping in a literal postcard, so get your cameras ready and enjoy this unique paradise.


Hosmer Grove lies in the cloud belt of the summit district at Haleakala National Park. You’ll want to pack your warm socks and waterproof jacket for camping at this 7,000 ft elevation, as it has a tendency to be cold and rainy sometimes. But don’t let the cold weather deter you from experiencing this outstanding volcano. There are 6 campsites located between the forest and shrubland of Hosmer Grove.
Each site comes with a grill, picnic table and access to potable water. You don’t have to worry about taking a cold sh*t in the woods, there are pit toilets in the parking lot. The forest wakes up at early dawn with many native Hawaiian birds, which makes for incredible music on an easy self-guided morning hike. Campers who reserve a site at Hosmer Grove receive a reservation to view sunrise at the summit on Haleakala the morning after camping. If you know how hard those reservations are to come by (super freaking hard), that just adds one more cherry to sweeten your experience at the top of one of the biggest volcanoes on the planet.
We do highly recommend you book your campsites early, as spaces fill up quickly here. But rest assured that wherever you choose to pop up your tent, you’ll experience a piece of Maui that most tourists miss when staying at overcrowded beachside hotels. We look forward to welcoming you with Aloha to the Valley Isle.

Kīpahulu Campground

Overlooking ocean cliffs and a short walk to the ‘Ohe’o Gulch, the Kīpahulucampground in Haleakala National Park is one of the most rugged and idyllic spots to camp on Maui. The drive-up campsite is very basic, with only pit toilets and bbq grills. Be prepared for harsh sun, rain and mosquitos. There is no drinking water nor showersat the campsite, but you can get potable water at the visitor center. Come prepared with all your camping amenities as the nearest general stores are 10 miles away in Hana. 


Each campsite allows a maximum of one vehicle with 4 people and one tent. Hammocks are allowed but are limited to the footprint of the campsite. Each campsite has one picnic table and require propane stoves only. You must carry all supplies from the parking to your campsite. 


Reservations are required to camp at Kīpahulu. Campers can check the availability of sites in real time and receive immediate confirmation by logging onto the reservation system at Camping is $8 per night with a three-night maximum stay over a 30-day period. Entrance fees are to be paid when entering the park. Reservations are expected to fill up quickly, so people are encouraged to plan ahead

Papalaua Wayside Park

Papalaua Wayside Park is considered the “beginning” of the West Side. Located directly off Honoapiilani Hwy #30 at the base of the Pali’s towering cliffs, it’s a popular spot for surfers, campers, and anyone looking to take a quick dip in ocean. The swimming off the beach is a bit murky and poor, so save your snorkeling plans for another spot. Picnic tables and BBQ pits are the only facilities offered at this park. Port a potties can be reserved with your camping permit, but make sure to have all your other camping amenities packed, especially drinking water. Lahaina and Ma’alea are short drives from this park, so if you want to grab a bite to eat out or stop in a shop, you can get to one easily. This is currently the only county park where you can legally obtain a permit to camp.



  Toyota Tacoma 2022 

• 5 Adult Sleeping Capacity
• Camping Shell Sleeping Option
• Ideal For Family or 2 Couples

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Roofnest Tent:  

Easy Camping Maui provides camper vehicle's with every essential needed for a perfect camping experience!
  • Pops Up In Under A Minute!

  • Waterproof

  • Built-In Custom Shaped 6cm Comfortable Foam Mattress

  • Telescoping Ladder For Easy Access

Book Your Trip In
3 Easy Steps

1. Reserve Your Ride

Choose your camping vehicle with special amenities included.

2. Plan Your Trip

We assist and educate our renters on how to obtain correct camping permits, visitor etiquette, and ways they can respect the island and show Aloha.

3. Hit the Road

Each vehicle is equipped to enjoy Maui's vast variety of Microclimates! From the dessert to the jungle, our renters rave about the convenience and comfort of our Roofnest rooftop tents.

Ford Bronco camper rental - perfect rental for overlander's seeking a unique way to explore the island of Maui!
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