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Kai Kanani Sailing Charters

34 Wailea Gateway Place, 5400 Makena Alanui, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
808-879-7218
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Ranked #11 of 84 activities in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Kai Kanani Sailing Charters is the only South Maui charter to offer daily departures from Makena Beach. From this location, it only takes 15 minutes... more » Owner description: Kai Kanani Sailing Charters is the only South Maui charter to offer daily departures from Makena Beach. From this location, it only takes 15 minutes to sail to Molokini Crater, which means less time on the open water and more time snorkeling. With two snorkel trips daily to both Molokini and Turtle Town, Whale Watching Tours (January through April) and romantic Sunset Champagne Sail three days a week, Kai Kanani is sure to make your vacation very memorable. « less
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92 reviews 92 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We had a party of eight and the first night we went out with them we went on the sunset cruise. so much fun. Great snacks on the boat along with an amazing staff and good drinks. The second time we went out with them was on a snorkeling cruise, what an amazing time. thanks to the crew for all... More

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lafayette, ca
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We took the early trip at 6am to Molokini and we were not disappointed. We were the only boat around with plenty of opportunities to see colorful fish and on the second stop also turtles. If you take trip you can skip breakfast and eat breakfast on the boat. Great staff, good gear and nice boat.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We have sailed with Kai Kanani 4 times and have had an excellent time on each trip. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food was delicious, and the fast trip to Molokini was the best. Always staying in Wailea, we did not like having to drive for an hour just to motor for another hour back to where... More

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were staying in Wailea and I didn't fancy getting up at the crack of dawn to drive round for the early start of some of the molokini tours, although we did want a morning tour as we heard the waters got rougher and murkier in the afternoon. Kai Kanani was a 9am start and 5 mins away from our... More

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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

We did the Sunset Sail from Makena Beach. This is a must do in Maui. The sail was incredible. Captain Anthony was fantastic. Staff was amazing. They went out of their way to be friendly and accommodating. On board ukelele music added to the great atmosphere. I would do it every night on the island, if I could.

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Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Did the Sunset Cruise this week and it was very nice with GREAT staff who are informative and fun. Please note; Chances are VERY good you WILL get wet getting on and off of this boat! That being said; Ladies, WEAR A SUIT with a cover-up or sundress over it. Men, good idea to wear your trunks and a shirt... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Thank you Captain Kerry for the simply amazing trip! It was so beautiful and the crew was truly spectacular! Highly recommend!!!! ❤️

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redondo beach
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101 reviews 101 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I am so glad we did this . It's very easy to get to the location . Food was good but the staff was great . We have 2 twin boys that are 8 and they has an easy time due to the professionalism of the staff. We saw so many fish and at least 3 turtles . Boat is... More

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Richmond, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We did the Deluxe tour that left at 9 AM, this wasn't a get up early vacation day. Was nice boarding the boat from the beach, different from the way most tours board. Was a nice morning, and a fairly calm ride out to Molokini Crater for the snorkeling. Once we got there, there was about a half dozen other... More

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I will preface my review with the fact that I went snorkeling on a boat in Barbados where there were only 12 people on it including myself and the three people I was with, so the amount of people (about 45) on this boat was a little crazy for my tastes. Other than that, I did the morning snorkeling because... More

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