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Kai Kanani Sailing Charters

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Amazing adventure!

The crew from Kai Kanani is amazing! Captain Will, Sara, Freddy, Tarrin, and Monique. Fun to be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TamiGia
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Worthington, Ohio
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Extravagant Catamaran Snorkeling Trip to Molokini

Can’t say enough about the signature deluxe snorkel excursion! Timing was perfect for our family... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CountryDude3
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Kai Kanani Sailing Charters is the only South Maui charter to offer daily departures from Makena/South Maui. From this location, it only takes 15 minutes to sail to Molokini Crater, which means less time on the open water and more time snorkeling...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The crew from Kai Kanani is amazing! Captain Will, Sara, Freddy, Tarrin, and Monique. Fun to be around, friendly, and great at their jobs! We took the sunrise snorkel trip to Molokini and Turtle Town and it did not disappoint. They keep you safe, happy,...More

Thank TamiGia
DavidT9770, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha Tami! The highest compliment we can receive as a crew is that you're making it an "annual tradition." THAT is why we do what we do, so families and friends can come back year after year and make incredible memories. Thanks so much for...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great snorkel trip my husband and I had with Kai Kanani on our Maui vacation a couple weeks ago! It was so fun going out on a catamaran sailboat - the boat is very well -equipped and the crew is well-trained. If you're...More

Thank Diane D
DavidT9770, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Diane, First, very sorry about the weather that day! Even our usually flawless weather has its days. But we're glad that our crew and boat lived up to your expectations. And we hope to see you again soon! Mahalo!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t say enough about the signature deluxe snorkel excursion! Timing was perfect for our family - meet at 9:15am, back at 1:15. Staff was very courteous and attentive, and Captain Will did great as captain! 1st stop is at the crater itself, 2nd stop is...More

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David T, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha CountryDude! Thanks so much for leaving a review and for coming out with us! The Signature is our classic trip and, if I could say so, one of the best (if not THE best) excursions a guest can undertake while on Maui. We're so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary in Hawaii and booked a sunset cruise with Kai Kanani sailing charters. Unfortunately, due to hurricane Lane our cruise was cancelled! Kai Kanani sailing called me and helped to reschedule to another date that fit within our plans...More

Thank JeffOllie
David T, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Jeff! The Hurricane threw the whole island off a bit, and we're sorry that your anniversary trip was caught up in it. We were able to move a lot of our Wednesday guests up a day to Tuesday's sunset sail. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the ‘Signature Deluxe Snorkel’ trip with Kai Kanani on the recommendation of a friend. We decided to book over the phone and were pleased with the customer service and ease of booking. When we booked and asked how many people would be on...More

Thank Jarred L
David T, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Jarred, First, let me say thank you for your review. We take these reviews very seriously as we work to make each tour better than the last. I’m sorry that your day on the water with us did not meet your expectations. We strive...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, 16 year-old son and I took a Sunset Cruise on a Monday evening in early August - what a memorable experience. Staff was wonderful.

Thank CC3Nassau
David T, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha! Thank you for leaving this short but sweet review. We're glad you enjoyed your time out with us! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My family decided to book a Sunrise Snorkeling Trip with Kai Kanani after spending much time online looking at reviews upon reviews. I take a lot of time making decisions and was so happy I booked with this company. They were a bit more expensive...More

Thank KimR429
David T, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Aloha Kim! We are so glad you chose us. There are a lot of boats heading to Molokini these days but as you experienced, there's only one out there at sunrise with the place all to yourself. AWESOME. Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

My family of 6 went on this snorkeling tour this morning. It is very well organized, well staffed, and safety measures are in place. The food was good, too. We went to Molokini and to Turtle Town to snorkel on their big cataraman with about...More

Thank hfwebster
David T, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Aloha hfwebster! Mahalo nui loa for leaving a review here! It was great having you and your family on board to enjoy the sunrise on the water. We hope to see you again the next time your family comes to Maui. Mahalo!

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Our only choice when it comes to snorkel and sailing trips . So professional and safe . They will make sure you have an amazing time for all levels of experienced swimmers and snorkeling levels

Thank lb33wonka
David T, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Aloha wonka! Thank you for the kind words. I'll pass this along to our crew! Mahalo!

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Wow!!!! My husband and I took this cruise on our honeymoon. The crew was so wonderful. I can’t say enough kind words about how great their energy was and how nice they all were. Sierra picked us up at our hotel and was the first...More

Thank Christie G
David T, Public Relations Manager at Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Aloha Christie! Thanks so much for leaving a review and for sailing with us! We'll make sure the crew you mentioned hears about this review, as well as Brother Dwight, our incredibly talented uku'lele player. We look forward to having you out with us again...More

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Avanti P
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Response from Fred P | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. They are very friendly and willing to help so I’d say it’s worth a telephone call or email to them.
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Aloha, We'd be happy to answer any question you have about our tours!
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2 January 2018|
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Aloha roburg, We no longer offer the "Express" 2 hour tour. Our morning tour is now called the Sunrise Deluxe, which is a 3 and a half hours long, with a full breakfast, mimosas and bloody marys. We'd love to have you out... More
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