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Address: PO Box 1865, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: +1 808-879-7238
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Description: Explore the sea caves and lava arches of Maui's remote and rugged Kanaio...
Explore the sea caves and lava arches of Maui's remote and rugged Kanaio Coast on the most invigorating snorkeling adventure that Maui has to offer.
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Exciting tour with fun guides!

The best thing we did on Maui next to Road To Hana. The captain and his mate, Teddy,were so friendly and made it fun like you're going on a boat trip with your buddies. The boat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
gypsyrunaway
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Wisconsin
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Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The best thing we did on Maui next to Road To Hana. The captain and his mate, Teddy,were so friendly and made it fun like you're going on a boat trip with your buddies. The boat is a small raft but that thing goes FAST and can stop quickly when someone spots a whale, which was often on the afternoon... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This was my fourth whale watch (2nd on Maui) and saw more whales than the other trips combined. Left out of the Kihei boat ramp. Both the driver and guide were nice and pleasant. Problem was neither were up on their knowledge of humpbacks. Although the folks at National Whale Foundation cost more, their experience ranks above Blue Water due... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This trip was one of the best things we did this trip. Chris and Josh were excellent- entertaining and knowledgeable. We had done another just days before on a bigger boat run by a research foundation and it was horrible. Blue Water know what they're doing and do it well. We'll be back to them for sure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Will & Josh were a wonderful crew taking our 9-person, early morning small-craft outing promptly into close presence w/ a mom-&-baby humpback pair, followed quickly by a BIG whale breaching 3 times within150-200 yds from our boat (whale's choice!). The crew's knowledge & humor, coupled w/ the multiple whales seen (probably >10 different whales, total, in a ~90 minute cruise),... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Although my wife was skeptical of the smaller boat, she had to admit it was the best way to see the whales. We've done the bigger boats int he past and many times the whales were off in the distance. With the smaller boat, we could alter course and get much better views. We saw multiple pods of whales, many... More 

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victoria
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our snorkeling tour was perfect in every way. Chris & Josh made us feel welcome from the very beginning and were friendly, fun, yet professional guides who knew their stuff. Each snorkeling spot was unique in its own way, my personal favourite being just off the lava fields between Kanaloa & Kanaio. We even snorkelled the backside of Molokini, which... More 

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Wildwood, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Blue water rafting was highly recommended by Connie at the Marriott Activities Center. Chris and Josh were great guides and took us ((my self and teenage son) on 5.5 hours of adventure! We snorkeled at four different reefs including those surrounding Molokini island. We saw beautiful lava cliffs and got up close to lava arches and caves. In addition to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our tour through the volcanic rock, and to the snorkel spots was great. We were originally booked for a Tuesday morning. Due to bad weather they asked if we wanted to reschedule for another day. Luckily we were there for a whole week and booked for Friday morning. The weather had settled and the trip was great! I appreciate that... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had our best whale watching and most fun with Larry and Teddy yesterday. They're lots of fun and took us to some excellent sites. Thanks guys! Bob & Judy from Edmonton Alberta.

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Captain Dan and First mate Teddy were perfect as guides to the whale watching waters off South Maui. First of all the location is perfect at the south KIhei boat launch a Five minute drive from our condo in Wailea. Within five minutes we watched a mother Humpback teach her Calf to come to the surface to breath and we... More 

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