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Address: Mala Wharf, Lahaina, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 800-510-3586
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Description: The Original Lanai tour established in 1988. Only Ocean Riders...
The Original Lanai tour established in 1988. Only Ocean Riders circumnavigates the island of Lanai on a continual, year round basis. Nobody knows the island better. Others have tried imitating our trip but it cannot be duplicated. Our boat is the perfect vessel for handling what Lanai has to offer and the others just can't or won't do what we do. No timers to call you back from the water and cutting your time short (the other tours can't say that).
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Great Snorkeling 😃

I would give this trip excellent if it wasn't for the rough ride we had. The weather changed on us and the water was verrrrrrrry rough. Just want you to beware if the water is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Cherry Valley, Illinois
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Cherry Valley, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I would give this trip excellent if it wasn't for the rough ride we had. The weather changed on us and the water was verrrrrrrry rough. Just want you to beware if the water is rough it's very hard to hold on to the ropes on the side of the raft. The next day I had blisters on my fingers... More 

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Tiburon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I've been coming to Maui for 10 years and this is the best on day on the water we have had. Great crew - Captain Chad (the owner) and Ian. 3 amazing snorkeling stops of 45 minutes each off Lanai- all better than the best snorkeling off Maui. We saw 20+ whales up close, swam with turtles, swam in to... More 

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fantastic. We come to Maui often and have done so for the past 20 years and have taken about all of the boat rides that Maui offers. Ocean Riders far surpasses the others in terms of agenda and value. We were out for 8 hours, made three fantastic stops for snorkeling, had Chad's (owner and driver) racecar tour of the... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

they took us out even though small craft should not have been out sunday. We only got to do 2 of 4 things promised. And it was really really rough most of the time. Breakfast so so but they tell you that. nice lunch in rocking boat. i wanted to rebook but they talked us into going anyway. should have... More 

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Green River, Wyoming, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful trip around Lanai. Aaron the captain and Eric the 1st mate were awesome. Was somewhat rough because of the ocean conditions. Great snorkel sites. Lunch was delicious. Plenty of it. Whale sightings were absolutely amazing. Had a whale come up to our boat and hang out for about a half hour. Turning over, going under,and scoping us out. Was... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Definitely a highlight of my vacation to Maui! We snorkeled in some great spots around Lanai, and saw a lot of great sights in the process. Just riding with Aaron the Captain was worth the price of admission alone....he doesn't drive like an old lady or some of those other tour guides ...so needless to say it was a thrill... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

If you want to see it all on the water and not miss a thing that is happening out there, ocean riders is for you. Whenever we spotted dolphins or whales on the way to our snorkelling spots, Aaron would immediately follow them to give us a first hand close up experience. He was full of facts about these amazing... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had a great time on our trip with Ocean Riders. The snorkeling around Lanai was wonderful and the Captain did a great job with everyone on board, even those of us that weren't that experienced! He maintained his distance with the whales, but they still got close to us. We even had one swim right under our boat!

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

This is the best bang for your buck people!!!! The best whale sightings we've had in 20years of holidays in MAUI! The best turtle sightings! Excellent snorkling! And the Dolphins!!!! Highlight of the trip!!!Great lunch aboard. Wonderful captain! An active, adventurous day. We recommended it HIGHLY!

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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great views of the beautiful island of Lanai. Amazing snorkel spots. Great for spotting whales, there was one just beneath our boat! Very fun and exciting boat ride! The captain was very nice and caring!

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