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Address: Makena Landing, Kihei, Maui, HI 97653
Phone Number: 808-875-4848
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Pali Sea Cliff Kayak Discovery

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Awesome Pali Sea Cliff Discovery tour!

My husband and I had a wonderful morning kayak paddle with Garrett, our personal tour guide. He is so knowledgable about the marine life even free diving as we snorkeled to point... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Becky S
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Hickory, Pennsylvania

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Hickory, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had a wonderful morning kayak paddle with Garrett, our personal tour guide. He is so knowledgable about the marine life even free diving as we snorkeled to point out various critters. He made us very comfortable on the ocean kayaks - great instruction throughout the day. And he interjected lots of Hawaiian legend and history as... More 

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Paris, France
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went kayaking and snorkeling TWICE because our first experience was so good. On our arrival at Makena landing for our first trip our instructor, Jake, covered the basics of kayaking and what we were going to do. When we went out snorkeling we observed many different beautiful species of fish and had the opportunity to hold cushion starfish and... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We had an amazing time kayaking and snorkelling off Makena landing. Our tour guide Jake was very knowledgeable, safety conscious and funny. Jake also kindly got amazing footage of a turtle on my GoPro for me! We saw many turtles up close along with many colourful fish in the reef. This is a must do if you are in Maui... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Did a kayak and snorkel with the turtles trip with guide Rusty the other day. Fantastic time, would recommend to anyone. Rusty was a great guide, helping those with less experience enough to make them comfortable and have a good time, and recognizing those of us with more experience and not holding us back. Strongly recommend South Pacific and thanks... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

At Maui in July 2015, we went kayaking/snorkeling trip in West Maui. My family had one of the most memorable time! Jake was very responsible and a wonderful guide. It was the first kayaking and snorkeling experience for my parents. My mother does not swim at all, and is afraid of deep water. But Jake helped her so well that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

So glad we chose these guys to guide us around. The group was kept small only 4 other kayaks and our guide Garrett was great, very knowledgeable, friendly, and fun. Highly recommend this activity to anyone interested.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were initially signed up to go with a different company but a computer glitch did not have us in their system. We called around and Roger at South Pacific Kayaks (via phone) indicated an opening with his tour guide Jake. What great fortune! Jake was wonderful. He is extremely knowledgeable, funny, and kind. He pointed out different kinds of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had an wonderful morning. Garret was great help and explained everything really well. He was fun and it was a truly great experience. We swam with turtles and schools of fish! He got us out and back into shore with great expertise. The reefs were amazing!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is some of the best snorkeling I've done on my 3 trips to Maui. Jake was an excellent guide that genuinely enjoys what he does and goes out of his way to make sure everyone has fun. He's engaging and knowledgeable. He actually dove down to retrieve sea life and show it to the group and carefully returned it... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We scheduled kayak tour and Matt was the best guide! Very knowledgeable about the area, fish & turtles!!! We saw and went swimming with numerous sea turtles in the coral, one even went right under our kayaks! Best day on/ in the water so far! Highly recommend the 4 hour turtle kayak tour with Matt! My husband said the only... More 

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