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Maui Kayak Adventures

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551 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9046
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Awe-inspiring kayak & snorkeling

I recommend going on the early morning trip, before the heavy sun comes out. We paddled out to a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicky S
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Los Angeles, California
Kayak and snorkel trip

Great trip, done this trip many times over the years, with this eco friendly and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
richardjtowen
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Edmonton, Canada
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We offer small group or private kayak tours. On group tours we will never have more than 8 guests to 1 guide…. ask other companies what their ratio is. Digital Photography is always included on our tours at no additional charge. Snorkel with green hawaiian sea turtles in the summer months or go whale watching in the winter months. We are 1 of 5 CERTIFIED Eco Tour Operators on the island of Maui. All of our guides are CERTIFIED Marine Naturalists.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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551 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9046

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend going on the early morning trip, before the heavy sun comes out. We paddled out to a more secluded coral reef to snorkel, where I swam only feet away from a green turtle. That made my experience spectacular...and our guide Maureen snapped amazing...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip, done this trip many times over the years, with this eco friendly and knowledgeable company. Safety briefing was good, equipment good, guides knowledgeable and friendly. All skills and abilities are welcome with no judgements! We were rewarded today with a great snorkel spot...More

Thank richardjtowen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing life changing adventure. My husband and I have never been to Hawaii before and never snorkeled. Sunomen was our private guide. He talked about the environment and taught us so much. We then learned to kayak and snorkel . We saw whit...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

We kayaked in a group tour that was so small it felt private, in the ocean, surrounded by a whale song. Up-close and personal with a whale in a kayak was the most tranquil and simultaneously exhilarating thing I've ever done. This is a MUST...More

Thank Charissa H
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We booked a private tour so we could do both whale watching and snorkeling. This was an amazing trip, Arden was very knowledgeable about the islands and all the things we saw. He did an awesome job up front of showing pictures of what we...More

Thank Lindsey S
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Couldn't have asked for a better morning on my first trip to Maui. We saw and heard whales before snorkeling, and then listened to the whales sing while swimming among beautiful fish and sea turtles. Incredible. Sunomen was a wealth of information, and captured the...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Sunomen, our guide, was very knowledgeable, efficient and personable. We had a calm, cloudy day and were able to see and hear whales on the way to the snorkeling site. There we saw several sea turtles and a lot of fish. He went down with...More

Thank davidlarsen58
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Did a morning whale-watch kayak with Chris! Learned a bunch of cool things beyond the standard basic facts you get most places. The whale watching was amazing! Nothing compares to being that up close. We had a few that were just hanging out and surfaced...More

Thank aliciamorvant
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

We booked a whale watching kayak tour online. Very easy and seamless. Due to weather, we were rebooked to a different launch site out at Olowalu. Our tour guide, Danielle, was excellent, very friendly and informative. We have an amazing morning, ocean kayaking, and hearing/seeing...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

As someone who does a fair amount of sea kayaking, I know that sea kayaks are a great way to get close to ocean wildlife. There is nothing like being on the water at that level (except maybe a paddle board or surf board) to...More

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dkcharms
June 29, 2016|
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Response from HawaiianPaddleSports | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in replying to this. Unfortunately its not feasible to take one of our tours the first day in port as they can't guarantee that you'll be off the cruise ship in time to get to makena for your 7am check... More
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