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Expeditions Lahaina/Lanai Passenger Ferry

Address: 658 Front Street, Suite 127, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-3756
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Ranked #15 of 48 Attractions in Lahaina
Type: Ships, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ships, Sights & Landmarks
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is a very pretty boat ride to the island of Lana'i. The boat is clean and affords beautiful views of the Lahaina harbor and the West Maui Mountains, the island of Lana'i and, more often than not, dolphins and during whale season, whales. There is a shuttle at the Lana'i end that can take you to Manele Bay, the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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58 attraction reviews
845 helpful votes 845 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A day trip to Lanai is fabulous.Ride over was bumpy, but not horrible. But the ride back from Lanai to Maui was horrific.The top was closed and we all had too sit inside.They handed out barf bags and several people were sick.It seemed very dangerous as we were tossed and pounded by huge waves.I he wore a patch and was... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Took the Ferry / Jeep package to Lanai. Ferry was on time, staff were friendly. Saw numerous whales both ways. Had a great lunch in Lanai City and drove out to Shipwreck Beach. Scenery was different from Maui. Saw Wild Turkey, Ringneck Pheasant Francolins and Chukars. Several roads were closed due to recent storm damage. One caution...you can't see three... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My son fell on the gangplank, and the Captain quickly searched for his first aid kit to help him out. We appreciated that. What we didn't know is that we'd have to carry our own bags on and off the ferry -- no porters. For a group of 9 (5 of them being young kids and thus, not particularly helpful)... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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173 attraction reviews
602 helpful votes 602 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We took the ferry from Lahaina to Lanai on my birthday. What a perfect way to spend the day. We phoned ahead to make reservations on the 9:15 AM ferry, and then paid for it when we arrived at the dock. It was interesting to see all the things the locals were taking back and forth, including a lawn mower!... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have always been intrigued by the less traveled Hawaiian islands so my husband and I did a half day tour of Lanai. The ferry was nothing too exciting but everything ran smoothly. Once we arrived on Lanai we were greeted by our local tour guide. We did the trekking tour and he shared some amazing stories with us about... More 

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Pace, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
11 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have been traveling to Hawaii for thirty years but had never visited Lanai. The ferry was easy to use, on time and comfortable. On our trip over - at 6:45 a.m. - we witnessed a gorgeous sunrise and sailing was smooth. The return trip was a bumpy ride but we never felt unsafe or in danger. While on Lanai,... More 

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Seattle, WA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We found this ferry to be very organized and on-time. The bumpy ride when we went from Lanai to Lahaina in the evening was unpleasant but not Expeditions' fault. They kindly provide barf bags just in case and there were a few passengers who seemed like they might need one! It's one of the only ways to get to Lanai... More 

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Red Lodge, Montana, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed on Lanai for eight nights and loved every minute of the experience. We took the ferry to Lahaina one day to do some tourist shopping. Ferry leaves on time and is a comfortable way to travel. (It's also the only way to get there). Most of the passengers on the first A.M. trip over were Lanai locals making... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you have a spare day, take the ferry to Lanai and see the sites. The Challenge at Manele Bay is a "must-play" for golfers; it is perhaps the most beautiful golf course in the world. The two resorts, very different in styles and character, are worth a visit.

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