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Alii Nui

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Address: Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: +1 808-875-0333
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$179*
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Royal Feast Dinner Sail
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$165*
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Luxury Turtle Point Morning Snorkel Sail
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$175*
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Luxury Molokini Deluxe Snorkel Sail

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Great Snorkeling Adventure

My husband and I enjoyed every minute, the staff was very helpful and friendly... We would definitely use Alii Nui again when we return to Maui!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Sammamish, Washington
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Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed every minute, the staff was very helpful and friendly... We would definitely use Alii Nui again when we return to Maui!

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha Hannah U, Thank you for writing such a wonderful reveiw! We are so delighted to hear you enjoyed "every minute" of your experience with us! We truly do hope you will join us again upon your next visit to Maui! Mahalo & a hui hou (Thank you and until we meet again)! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We did plenty of research for dinner cruises in Maui. We picked the Ali'i Nui and are very glad we did. Reviews of other dinner cruises were cramped conditions, poor food, etc. NOT HERE! This boat was built for dinner cruises. We had about 15 couples on the cruise. We had our own table where we enjoyed the excellent dinner... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha Rick L, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us as well as writing a wonderful review! We are delighted to hear you felt the vessel and her crew provided a very memorable evening for you! We truly hope you will join us again upon your next visit to Maui! Mahalo & a hui hou... More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We left the dock early, and along the way we were served and excellent breakfast, with eggs, bacon, fruit, pastries, etc etc. We got to Molokini to snorkel, and we got out the boat, and in no time the swells started to pick up, so we had to get back on the boat for safety. The crew was very professional,... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha Mike S, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us and for writing such a wonderful reveiw! Safety for our passengers is our top concern. When Mother Nature has different plans, we truly strive to bring you the safest, most memorable experience! It truly sounds you had a great time!! We hope you will join us again upon your... More 

Augusta, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Our family of 5 (kids-20,17,14) spent a morning on the Alii Nui for the Deluxe Snorkel Cruise at Molokini Crater and Coral Gardens on 7/23/15. It was more fun and more amazing than we had anticipated! We did not use their transportation, so we arrived at the marina on our own, filled out the liability forms, and set off right... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha mom2hsm, Wow! Thank you for writing such a detailed and grand reveiw! We are so delighted to hear you were able to participate in snorkeling, scuba and huka -- all on one excursion! What a memorable experience for you and your family! We truly hope you will visit us again upon your next trip to Maui! Mahalo & a... More 

Boone, Iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Took my teenagers on a morning snorkel cruise this week with Captain Kawika. The captain and crew were professional, efficient, multi-talented, and very friendly. While it's not cheap, it's very well done for all ages. There were many young people who were mostly interested in the bar, but the clear water and beautiful fish were the stars of the experience.

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha Lisa K, Thank you for sharing your experience with us as well as feeling like "royalty" on our morning snorkel charter! Our mission is to always provide this Alii Nui (Royal treatment) for all our passengers! Also, thank you for sharing your photos! What great pictures! We truly hope you and your family will join us again upon your... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I have done lots of snorkel/sail trips in the Virgin Islands, Grand Cayman and with another Maui company. Alii Nui has been my favorite so far. We did two cruises, one to Molokini and one to Turtle Point. The vessel is lovely and has the largest head I have ever seen on a boat! The breakfast and luncheon food was... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha FlrFrg, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us and for writing such a grand reveiw! Thank you for joining us twice while on your vacation! We truly appreciate your repeat patronage! Also, thank you for the kind words regarding our crew! We forward to seeing you again upon your next visit to Maui! Mahalo & a hui hou... More 

Lynnfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had a wonderful experience on the 3 hour afternoon snorkel excursion. We had been warned by our guide book to avoid the afternoon time slot due to higher winds and a rougher ride. However, with two kids (10 and 6) we weren't sure we wanted to commit to the 5 hour morning trip so we risked the afternoon weather.... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha kaf121, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and for writing such a wonderful reveiw! We are grateful to hear your entire family had a great afternoon snorkel at Molokini! What a memorable adventure for you! We hope you will visit us again upon your next trip to Maui! Mahalo & a hui hou (Thank you and until... More 

Bakersfield, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I'm not sure what I can add that other reviewers have not already stated. On July 25 we had the pleasure of going out on the sunset dinner cruise. The Alii Nui is beautiful and her friendly crew go out of their way to make sure you are having a wonderful time. We had no complaints about the delicious dinner... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha Tawnya W, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and write such a "rave" reveiw! We are truly delighted to hear you had a wonderful time on our sunset cruise! We hope you will join us again upon your next visit to Maui! Mahalo & a hui hou (Thank you and until we meet again)! More 

Morrisville, North Carolina, United States
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

One of the greatest trips we ever did, we booked a snorkeling trip on the Alii Nui and it was worth every $$. The boat is beautiful, the crew fantastic and helpful and the food is also great. The trip was going to 2 different snorkeling locations and the experience was great, even if you are not 100% comfortable with... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha Oldpeter69, Thank you for writing such a stellar reveiw! We are so grateful to hear you had an "unforgettable experience" and it was the "greatest trip" you have done on Maui! We truly hope you will visit us again upon your next visit to Maui! Mahalo & a hui hou (Thank you and until we meet again)! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

There were a few things on MauI I wish we didn't do. (We were not fans of the treacherous "road to Hana," and the Luau we went to was WAY overpriced, for example). But this was magical. Made the week. The captain sounds a bit surfer dude, but he runs a tight ship. You MUST do the sunset dinner cruise,... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha Hank R, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us and for writing such a grand reveiw! We are delighted to hear your experience was "magical" and that it made your week! Also, thank you for sharing your wonderful photos! It truly looks like a magical evening! We look forward to seeing you again upon... More 

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