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Address: Ka'anapali Beach, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808-269-5645
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One of maui's hidden Jems!

We just returned to Maui for our second visit and wanted to avoid all the tourist trap stuff we did last time...so in addition to doing a little wake boarding again we also did... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chevette_boy
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned to Maui for our second visit and wanted to avoid all the tourist trap stuff we did last time...so in addition to doing a little wake boarding again we also did some snorkeling and whale watching with wake Maui! I loved the personal no pressure environment you don't get on the larger trips. Wake Maui is worth... More 

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WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Thank you SO MUCH! It was a true pleasure to have you out again and I hope the rest of your vacation was just as good as your morning with me. Thank you again for your kind words they really do make a difference! Ryan Hickey Wake Maui LLC. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This trip is great!!! We left from Kaanapali beach and went right out to the wake boarding boat, which was immaculate. I have only been out wake boarding a few times and Ryan, who is the captain and owner eased us into everything. I had never been wake-skating which he suggested for the conditions and wish I had known about... More 

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WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review! I also want to say that you were "Wake Surfing" not "Wake Skating" on that day. While we do offer both, Wake Surfing is by far our most popular activity at Wake Maui. I thank you again for thinking of me and I hope you have a great day! Ryan Hickey Wake Maui... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We went out with Ryan for a 4 hour private trip and had the best day of our vacation in Maui. There were 5 of us, my wife and 3 daughters, and there was plenty of room on Ryan's boat. We didn't want to tube or wakeboard or waterski, we just wanted a relaxing morning where we toured the coastline... More 

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WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the amazing review! I'm so glad you had a great time on my boat and I hope the rest of your vacation was great as well. I'm so glad we had a great whale show and snorkel adventure. Your family was a true pleasure to have on the boat. Thank you so much for raising... More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time. Ryan is professional, laid back, a great teacher, patient and accommodating. I was with my wife and brother in law. We are all in our 20s and each had a good time. I feel like Ryan would be a great host for families with young teenagers. His boat is roomy for a family of four. I... More 

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san diego, ça
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We wanted to get out on the water and didn't want to do a group charter or "booze cruise". There were just three of us, my husband, myself and our 17-year old, water loving daughter. We weren't even looking to wake board, just hit some snorkel sites, and have the flexibility to move on, or move around because we knew... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We booked a 4 hour private trip with Ryan from Wake Maui and had a fantastic time. We are a family of 4, including 2 boys 13 and 11 who were desperate to wakeboard....and wakeboard they did, as well as spend a chunk of time on the tube as well. It was so much fun. Ryan was a great host... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The water was so pretty and warm, and the boat was very cool. Ryan was very nice, responsible and a very good instructor . The water activities were incredibly fun-- we were able to go water skiing, wake surfing and tubing! We would definitely recommend this trip to anyone who comes to Maui. It's the only place you'll find water... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

This was our 2nd trip to Maui as a family and the single "must-do" from our kids was booking with Wake Maui. Ryan did not disappoint as he could not have been a better host/teacher/guide for my three sons as they played on the water. The whole experience is low-key but so much fun. From picking us up on the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Ryan did an incredible job teaching my son's how to wake surf. He has a great personality and really knows what he is doing. He set the day up to do what ever we wanted. This included wake surfing tubing snorkel and going for a deep blue swim. This was time and money well spent. I highly recommend doing a... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

We just returned from a fabulous private charter with Ryan. I booked the wakeboarding/-surfing upgrade as a birthday present for my husband, and it was well worth it. Ryan was super friendly, relaxed, and encouraging. My husband got up very quickly and thoroughly enjoyed his experience. We also stopped to see HUGE sea turtles, and our way back, happened upon... More 

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