Frequently Asked Questions

Where Should I Camp?

maui camping map

  1. Kanaha Beach Park
    Breathtaking views of the West Maui Mountains and Iao Valley. Perfect spot for wind surfers and Kite boarders.
  2. Camp Keanae - Maui YMCA
    The camp is located on Hana Hwy 360 about 34 miles from Kahului. Sometimes a tough one to get reservations with but has warm showers and ice machine
  3. Wainapanapa State Park
    Remote, wild, low-cliffed volcanic coastline offering solitude and respite from urban life.
  4. Kipahulu - 7 sacred pools of ohe'o
    This area of the coast has been inhabited by native people for hundreds of years and remains an integral part of a thriving culture.
  5. poli poli campground
    With trails weaving through the forest reserve, Polipoli camping is an incredible experience.
  6. Hosmer grove
    Hosmer Grove lies in the cloud belt of Haleakala, just below the 7,000-foot level in the summit area.
  7. Papalaua wayside park
    The beach itself is lovely. Trees and steep rocky slopes surround the beach.
  8. Camp Olowalu
    Camp Olowalu offers over 36 clean and spacious sites for tent and car camping with spectacular ocean views. The rate is $15 per person for all camping. You may also rent cabins by the night and have access to the hot showers and kitchen.
  9. Wind Mills
    The beach itself is lovely. Trees and steep rocky slopes surround the beach.

Where can we camp on Maui?

See the map in the previous question for legitimate, beautiful and safe camping spots on Maui!

Can we just camp anywhere we want?

No. Please use the map and guide to find a camping site. Some of the camp sites require permits and you are responsible for obtaining those. We are happy to help you plan your Maui Roof Top experience.

Can we camp in Haleakala?

You may camp at Hosmer Grove which is just inside the entrance to the park. Beautifully surrounded by redwood and eucalyptus trees with great hiking trails starting right from the campground. This is your closest camping spot to the summit and within a 30 min drive. It's a cold one!

Does the tent come off the vehicle?

No, the tents are securely mounted to the top of each truck, SUV or Van.

Where can we take a shower?

There is a lot of public beach showers and fresh waterfalls to freshen up! Your also welcome to use our guest bathroom at our house 8 min from Paia.

What if we have a large party? How many people can we fit in a truck/tent?

Most of the tents sleep 2-3 comfortably. Depending on what truck you book determines how many people you can accommodate. The SUV's can accommodate 2-4 people, while the full size trucks are capable of having two tents on top for a total of 5-6 guests.

What exactly comes with the truck?

Sleeping bags, blankets, beach towels,Beach chairs, coffee maker, paper plates, cooking stove, cutting board, cutlery, utensils, LED lanterns, head lamps, maps, and lots more!

Do you have any extra surf, beach or extra cool camping equipment for rent?

Yes! We have SUP boards (stand up paddle boards), boogie boards, snorkel gear, beach umbrella, Go Pro's and more!

Is it safe to camp on Maui?

Yes! It's truly an amazing, safe way to see the whole island and not spend half of your time all in one place. The conditions are aways good to excellent and your always within close proximity to restaurants, shops, parks, beaches and more!

What if there's a problem with the truck or equipment?

We are on-call 24-7 with any emergencies, questions or concerns.

How do we get to you or find you once we arrive?

Airport pickup and drop off service is included with each rental. If your staying elsewhere before or after your reservation with us and need shuttle service, there will be additional fees depending on where your coming from. Our warehouse address is - 400 Hookahi St. B-102 Wailuku, HI 96793

Do you rent VW Vanagons/Westfalia?

We do not rent any VW's. We find them to be unreliable and hard to accommodate more than two people. Camp Maui-X offers trucks that have plenty of room for all the gear we offer for your Maui adventure.

When do we have to return the truck?

Rentals are based on 24 hours. If you return the truck past the 24 hours period on your last day you will be charged a flat rate for the first 5 hours and then a full days rate after.

What if out flight arrives after 5PM?

If your flights arrives after 5PM you might want to consider booking a hotel stay your first night and then start your camping adventure the following day. If you do decide to check-in after 5PM there could be additional charges that may apply.

Camp Maui-X
400 Hookahi Street #B102
Wailuku, HI 96793
(808) 298-5828