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Address: Makena Landing, Kihei, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808-874-4000
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We had the best time on this kayak/snorkel tour at Makena Landing. Our guide was John. He did an excellent job and took amazing pictures for us. We recommend him 100%. We saw... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We had the best time on this kayak/snorkel tour at Makena Landing. Our guide was John. He did an excellent job and took amazing pictures for us. We recommend him 100%. We saw lots of turtles and an octopus! My son thanks y'all for making his birthday the best ever.

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Thanks for the positive review! We are happy you enjoyed your time with us. Mahalo. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our Maui Kayaks guide, John Shappell, certainly exceeded our extended family's expectations by delivering what turned out to be a superb Makena/Wailea Explorer kayaking and snorkeling adventure. We saw so many colorful fish, ocean turtles, coral reefs, an eel, coral caves and more! Our incredibly knowledgeable and personable guide, John, gave each one of us great care and attention to... More 

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Thank you so much for the really awesome review! We are glad that you enjoyed our guide John, he is one of the very best guides on Maui. Mahalo. More 

Orange, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

DO NOT pass up this trip with an extremely knowledgeable and down-to-earth person. John was an amazing guide and made the experience the most enjoyable. We will DEFINITELY kayak with John again the next time we are out to Makena in Maui. Want to see lots of turtles and sea life? Book with John.

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Thank you for the great review! We value your feedback.Mahalo. More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you're looking for a way to snorkel and see the ocean and be outside than look no further than this. Great ocean, great staff, great time.

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Thank you for your review! We are happy that you had such a great experience with us. Mahalo. More 

Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

John, our guide, was awesome. We saw more than 10 turtles and had a really fun time. If your looking to snorkel with the best, and I mean best, request John. The guy taught me more in 2.5 hours than I've learned in 18 years.

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Thank you for the great review! We pride ourselves on having some of the best guides on Maui so value your awesome feedback on John! Mahalo. More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Just returned from a trip to Maui and can't say enough about our adventure with Maui Kayaks! It was one of the highlights of the trip for our whole family. Our guide John took such great care to make sure everyone on the trip was comfortable and having a good time. And, he knows where the turtles are!! At one... More 

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Thank you for your review, it is really great to get such positive feedback! We are pleased that you had such a good time with us. Mahalo. More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This was listed as one of the best activities on Maui, and it certainly lived up to its billing. It was a terrific morning with the family, and our guide ensured everyone had a very nice time.

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Thank you for the really positive review! We value your feedback and are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Mahalo. More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My family and I went on the Maui Kayak tour and it was TERRIFIC. John was great, making our 11-year old feel comfortable and confident before we even hit the water. The kayak was amazing and John was outstanding at keeping everyone in our group involved and engaged, from the advanced kayakers to the beginners, keeping the group together. He... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review! We pride ourselves on our trips and our guides, who are among the best on Maui! Mahalo. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We were on our first vacation in Maui with our 3 kids ages 9,11, and 13. We had such a wonderful experience with John, We liked that he took his time in the beginning to slowly explain how the day would go, and included many safety and kayaking trips, he was doing this as all the other guides were quickly... More 

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Thank you for the great review! We like to receive positive feedback about our trips and our awesome guides! Mahalo. More 

Helena, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We are just back from a great trip to Maui. On our first scheduled day for the kayak adventure, the waves at McKenna Landing were crashing which made me more than a little nervous. John had already unloaded the kayaks and was ready to go. He told us we could go, but that the water would be cloudy because of... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! We are glad you enjoyed your guide John, we are very proud of our guides and enjoy getting good feedback about them. Mahalo. More 

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