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Address: Ka'anapali Beach, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808-269-5645
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Great Time!!

We booked a half day trip with 2 hours wake boarding/surfing and 2 hours snorkeling. It was myself, my teenage son and his friend. Ryan, the captain, was so patient teaching the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2016
Kathleen C
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Yucaipa

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Yucaipa
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We booked a half day trip with 2 hours wake boarding/surfing and 2 hours snorkeling. It was myself, my teenage son and his friend. Ryan, the captain, was so patient teaching the boys how to wake board/surf and always had a positive attitude. The boys said it was the best part of the trip. This was my son's second time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Our family of five booked Ryan for two hours. We were having so much fun we stayed an extra hour. Thankfully he was free. First our ten-year-old twins tried wake boarding for the first time. Ryan was great with them and they both got up for short rides after a few tries. Then I tried wake surfing. Ryan's instructions were... More 

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WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Wow guys! Thank you so much for the glowing review! I am really glad to hear that I could help make your trip to Maui more memorable. I wish the very best for you and your family with the big move in the upcoming school year and I hope to see you guys next time. Thanks again and have a... More 

Raleigh, NC
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Ryan took our entire family out when we visited Maui and I think it was the best activity of the trip! He was very knowledgable and friendly and was able to help our boys (17 and 15) improve their wake surfing skills. We would HIGHLY recommends trying Ryan and Wake Maui when you visit! We will definitely do it again... More 

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Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Hands down the best thing we did while we were in Maui. Ryan is awesome and exceptional with kids! Neither of our kids had ever wake boarded, and he had them up in no time at all! Then, part way through our adventure, we saw a whale breaching in the distance and he was like, "you wanna go closer"? We... More 

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Thank Kara Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

#1 thing on my teenage son's list at Kaanapalli was wake surfing with Ryan after so much fun last year. Ryan was super accommodating and took us out for two charters on consecutive days (as we only had a short visit). Can't recommend this enough for anyone looking for active water sports off Kaanapalii beach.

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Thank Tony W
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

We just returned to Maui for our second visit and wanted to avoid all the tourist trap stuff we did last time...so in addition to doing a little wake boarding again we also did some snorkeling and whale watching with wake Maui! I loved the personal no pressure environment you don't get on the larger trips. Wake Maui is worth... More 

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WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Thank you SO MUCH! It was a true pleasure to have you out again and I hope the rest of your vacation was just as good as your morning with me. Thank you again for your kind words they really do make a difference! Ryan Hickey Wake Maui LLC. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This trip is great!!! We left from Kaanapali beach and went right out to the wake boarding boat, which was immaculate. I have only been out wake boarding a few times and Ryan, who is the captain and owner eased us into everything. I had never been wake-skating which he suggested for the conditions and wish I had known about... More 

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WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review! I also want to say that you were "Wake Surfing" not "Wake Skating" on that day. While we do offer both, Wake Surfing is by far our most popular activity at Wake Maui. I thank you again for thinking of me and I hope you have a great day! Ryan Hickey Wake Maui... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We went out with Ryan for a 4 hour private trip and had the best day of our vacation in Maui. There were 5 of us, my wife and 3 daughters, and there was plenty of room on Ryan's boat. We didn't want to tube or wakeboard or waterski, we just wanted a relaxing morning where we toured the coastline... More 

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WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the amazing review! I'm so glad you had a great time on my boat and I hope the rest of your vacation was great as well. I'm so glad we had a great whale show and snorkel adventure. Your family was a true pleasure to have on the boat. Thank you so much for raising... More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time. Ryan is professional, laid back, a great teacher, patient and accommodating. I was with my wife and brother in law. We are all in our 20s and each had a good time. I feel like Ryan would be a great host for families with young teenagers. His boat is roomy for a family of four. I... More 

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san diego, ça
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67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We wanted to get out on the water and didn't want to do a group charter or "booze cruise". There were just three of us, my husband, myself and our 17-year old, water loving daughter. We weren't even looking to wake board, just hit some snorkel sites, and have the flexibility to move on, or move around because we knew... More 

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