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Expeditions Lahaina/Lanai Passenger Ferry

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Address: 658 Front Street, Suite 127, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808-661-3756
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The best way to get to Lanai

This ferry service runs from Lahaina harbor to docks right next to Manele Bay on Lanai several times throughout the day. The ferry boats are modern and well maintained, and are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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San Diego
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This ferry service runs from Lahaina harbor to docks right next to Manele Bay on Lanai several times throughout the day. The ferry boats are modern and well maintained, and are very prompt. The fare is $30 each way per person. You call them and make a reservation (no money paid up front). Then buy your ticket at the booth... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

The trip over was 45 minutes. $30 each way unless you are military or a resident then it is $25. I felt a bit pricey. Air conditioned on bottom deck with comfy chairs. Pop and water sold in the galley . The beach is about a 15 minute walk but I caution people with mobility issues to think twice about... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We had our own snorkel gear so we took this ferry to Lanai. The lady at the kiosk in the harbor was extremely rude, but on ferry staff were nice. The upstairs of the ferry is nice, but the lower deck feels like you're on a military vessel. It is very stuffy. We spent a couple of hours on Lanai,... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I rented a 2 door soft top jeep from dollar today. The jeep was a piece of junk! $140 for the day. The jeep had 70k miles on it. I was surprised it didn't break down. I couldn't open the door on the passenger side and the glove box practically fell on the floor when I opened it. Only two... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and I took the ferry early one morning from Lahaina (Maui) to the island of Lanai. It was a very nice trip and not expensive. Book ahead to get your ticket and then get down to the docks to cue. The boat is nice and large with plenty of seating inside and on top. Even though the water... More 

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Eaton, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A pleasant ride with views of whales and room inside if you it is too windy or getting too much sun for a reasonable price. If you are going to stay near the harbor to snorkel and things you are fine. If you want to get transported to the city it will cost you a lot. This may hurt the... More 

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Recent changes to Lanai island transportation have made getting around Lanai very expensive. I took my daughter and sister there yesterday, February 17, 2015 and was shocked by the cost of getting around. Last year, September, I paid 10.00 for a shuttle ride which took me all around the island and back to the harbor. The Four Seasons busses also... More 

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We had a great time taking the day trip to Lanai. We took the ferry at 6:45am and saw the sunrise from the ferry along with some whales! We took the ferry back at 2pm before the water got too rough.

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Salem, OR
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If the whale watching trip seem spendy during the winter a trip from Lahaina to The island of Lanai can offer an inexpensive alternative. The boat has a regular schedule and proceeds quickly across the strai to Lanai's Manele Bay. There won't be slowing down to watch the whales or dolphins, but the price is right.

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Placerville, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The boat ride was fine, the expeditions crew where fine, the scenery was awesome. We saw lots of whales from the boat on our way over and back from Lanai. My biggest complaint was the construction workers on the boat, they would hitch a ride over to lanai morning and afternoon to work on the four seasons hotel. Don't get... More 

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