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Address: Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: +1 808-875-0333
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Snorkeling

The absolute best snorkeling trip we've been on. Staff and services were above and beyond our expectations! Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Marilyn B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The absolute best snorkeling trip we've been on. Staff and services were above and beyond our expectations! Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Aloha, I have been on lots of whale watches here in Maui,and this is by Far the BEST of the Best of them all.Not only was the crew professional and personal, but you could tell they Loved there jobs,I highly recommend them not only for the more than reasonable rates,but for the true Aloha that they show u,i will be... More 

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have done this snorkeling tour twice in the last 10 years. These guys are simply the best for service, attentiveness, safety and fun.

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We went on the sunset dinner cruise with another couple while staying in Maui. We chose the Alii Nui because it went out under sail instead of under power like most of the other boats. This was a real splurge for us at $350 US per couple, but we are glad we went. The dinner was excellent with lots of... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Too start this isn't your typical snorkeling/huka/scuba adventure....it's a red carpet...first class adventure. The entire crew is amazing....good people who will take care of you and treat you right. Captain Morgan is the right man for the helm....and yes that is his name! I did huka and snorkeling while my wife relaxed on the boat. Saw lots of turtles, tons... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and I booked the cruise for dinner at the last moment. Glad we did. Weather was perfect. The crew was awesome! Very friendly. Plenty of good food and drink. We saw several whales a bonus. 3 times breaching as well! Wow greats night for sure . Met a lot of friendly people on board.

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Des Moines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I was told that the translation of Alii Nui was "The Highest of Royalty". I can attest that the Alii Nui holds true to its name. The Alii Nui does snorkel tours and sunset dinner tours. From the minute you board, till you are saying "aloha" at the end of your excursion, you are truly treated like royalty. This trip... More 

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Dallas, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

You've got to do this!!! Oh my, what an amazing adventure. Informative and friendly, the Captain and Crew of the Alii Nui were the best. We felt like Royalty. Great local Maui Beers (5 varieties- try the coconut porter) and lots of yummy hor d'oeuvres. We left the harbor on the 2 o'clock cruise. The weather was cloudy and windy,... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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28 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My family of four went for a cruise with Alii Nui. Everyone was pleasant and helpful. At first, I thought the boat was crowded when we had a safety briefing as everyone was below deck. As everyone scattered once underway, the boat was plenty big. Most importantly, we saw whales up close--I mean UP CLOSE. Wow! There was a pod... More 

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

Aloha chestpain, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are delighted to hear you had the opportunity to be so close to the whales while aboard the Alii Nui! To be surrounded by the humpback whales is such an incredible and truly an unforgettable lifetime experience! We look forward to seeing you again upon... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

My family and I sailed on the Alli Nui this morning. We saw whales, went snorkeling with green turtles, had a wonderful lunch, saw more whales, and sailed home. When I first realized I had signed up for a 5 hour snorkeling trip I was petrified. At the end, I could have sailed on the boat for a few more... More 

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

Aloha tw_100043323, Thank you for sharing your thoughts and for writing such a grand review regarding our morning snorkel charter! We are so delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for kind words regarding our crew and we truly look forward to seeing you again upon your next visit to Maui! Mahalo & a hui hou... More 

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