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Maui Eco Tours

PO Box 1965, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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Owner description: Exclusive kayak snorkel tours in Maui. Come join us and see turtles, dolphins and whales in a private, small group setting.
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

After a safety briefing and "rules of the ocean" from our guide Rusty, we got straight into it. The excursion itself was entirely structured around what we wanted to do - rather than what the tour guide wanted to do, a negative comment I'd read about other tour providers - and he worked around us based on his excellent knowledge... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We used Maui Eco Tours for a kayak/snorkel excursion. We had never done this before and it's our first time to come to Hawaii. We were all a little nervous. Our guide, Dan, was extremely patient with us and gave us lots information about the area. He took us to an area with turtles and we also saw a sting... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My family, including my 11 year old, had never kayaked before. We booked the "Discovery Intro Tour" with Maui Eco Tours and it was fantastic. Fitz was our guide and he was simply fabulous. This was the perfect experience for us. Fitz was extremely knowledgable about the marine life and as a native Hawaiian, he was well versed in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My family and I did a 3 hour trip with Steve at Olowalu. At first I thought it was a bit overpriced, but it was totally worth the money! Felt a tad disorganised at the start as we waited for people to turn up so it took a while to actually get into the water, but this wasn't a big... More

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Maui, Hawaii
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8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My partner and I did the kayak whale watch at Olowalu and it was simply amazing; the most recommended way to see the whales. We were the only two guests signed up for the day and I appreciate that the tour went on anyway. Conditions weren't ideal, but with patience we were able to get very close to whales, saw... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We signed up for the whale watching kayak tour, however on our scheduled day it was much too windy to head out and look for whales. Instead our guides took us snorkeling to Coral Gardens and another place nearby. We had a great time! Our guide, Fitz, was awesome and was able to answer all of our questions about marine... More

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I took the three hour Makena Discovery tour earlier this month. The meeting area was a little hard to find but so worth it! The guide, Garrett, was awesome!! He made me, a novice kayaker, feel completely comfortable, and was a font of knowledge. Before getting in the water to snorkel, he discussed the history of the islands and their... More

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Cerritos, California
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13 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My 8 year old son and I did the Discovery Kayak and Snorkel tour with the Maui Eco Tours at the Olowalu site. Our tour guide is great, he has many years of experience, friendly and patient with my 8 year old. The water is calm, and the kayaking is fun and easy. The guide snorkeled with us in the... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We did the Makena bay premier kayak/snorkel tour, and it was great fun. Garrett was our guide, he was attentive to all the needs of the group - quite tricky with a diverse set of 6 novices - whilst at the same time describing a detailed narrative of the geographical and anthropological history of the islands and ecology. The only... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We booked a snorkel/kayak tour for a large midwest raised family. Our group included parents, young men, teenagers, and middle schoolers. We arrived on time and ready for a great morning. At first we didn't recognize the tour operator since his trailer and kayaks had another name on them. The guide was called "Uncle Steve". During the check-in/setup process he... More

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