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Address: Makawao, Maui, HI 96768
Phone Number: 1-808-244-1979
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Great bargain, great trip!

Maui is expensive. It seems you can't do anything without spending a lot of money. This trip was a rare exception. We took a snorkel trip to Turtle Town which was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
Rapid City, SD
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Rapid City, SD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Maui is expensive. It seems you can't do anything without spending a lot of money. This trip was a rare exception. We took a snorkel trip to Turtle Town which was very worthwhile and we saw several turtles. The food and drinks were plentiful and very good. The crew was fun, cordial and very helpful. - Highly recommended!

Thank Roamin_Mt_Rushmore
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

On our honeymoon trip to Maui we decided to go on the Lani Kai for snuba. I must say it was a wonderful experience. We saw sooooo many turtles, a sting ray and a the best - a huge whale. This whale was gigantic and it was 5 feet from our boat. The captain turned the boat off so that... More 

Thank Pranav C
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to snorkel through Molokini Crater. Upon boarding we were not told if we were going to the Molokini Crater or the Coral Garden. We ended up in neither of those places. We headed straight along the coast and the captain found out that the snorkeling place we were heading was too cloudy. We turned around... More 

Thank Mazaneck
Wallingford, CT
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321 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This snorkeling tour was recommended to us by some friends who had gone to Molokini with this group. We booked the afternoon tour. The morning tour seemed a little too long for us. I had been told by the captain that they often do not go to Molokini in the afternoon because the water is too rough but the other... More 

Thank 712christineg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We were on a snorkel and SNUBA tour on June 15th and we really enjoyed it. The crew was very friendly and helpful in every situation. I tried SNUBA and enjoyed it so much that I did a second dive. Thank you Marcella for this experience. Also my SNUBA buddy was really good for its 11 years. On board we... More 

1 Thank André K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

we booked a snorkeling excursion but crew went out of their way to include other points of interest especially whale watching, food was very good boat was in good condition, overall excellent value for the money... We would definitely use them again!

Thank sholt2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We went for the five hours snorkeling on the Lani Kai. Unfortunately, it was raining that day. However the captain and staff made the best of the situation! All were amazingly friendly, and so helpful. The hostility was top notch! Saw lots of whales, some turtles and fish. Best part, was Marcela our SNUBA instructor. She was so funny, but... More 

Thank Khanh N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This smaller boat (as apposed to 150 people, 60) is excellent. The captain was a perfect host, conducting a whale watch experience as well as great snorkeling destinations. Swimming with the fishes and turtles made this a terrific choice among the many vendors offering day trips. From 7 am - 12 pm the crew bend backwards to ensure your adventure... More 

Thank elviajero1019
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Advertised as a five hour snorkel trip to Molokini Crater and Turtle Town with less people. We never ended up going to either. The captain never told us why. He kept touting the greatness of the other two spots we did end up going. We finally saw 1 turtle swimming away from us. That was it! We had far better... More 

Thank Jennifer H
Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My wife wanted to go on a whale watching cruise and I wanted to snorkel and Snuba. With this trip we got all three. Food was good and Captain Mark makes a mean Mai Tai for the trip back too.

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