Tours and Tickets by South Pacific Kayaks
Turtle Reef Kayak Tour of Makena
Leave your cares and worries behind when you join this Maui kayaking tour, which casually paddles the turquoise waters above Turtle Reef in Maui. Launching out of Makena Landing just 10 minutes south of Wailea, this Maui kayaking tour hugs the shoreline of a historic volcanic cove. In addition to teeming with schools of fish, this area is home to everyone’s favorite—the endangered Hawaiian Green sea turtle.
Pali Sea Cliff Kayak Discovery Small-Group Tour from Papaluau Beach Park
On this guided Maui kayaking tour, begin your paddle on a white sand beach at the base of towering sea cliffs, and slowly cruise a section of coast that’s inaccessible by land. The tour starts at Papalaua Beach at the base of the pali sea cliffs, and also includes snorkeling in crystalline coves in search of turtles and fish. Maybe a passing manta ray will decide to pay you a visit, and this Maui kayaking tour is a great way to spot Humpback whales in winter. Enjoy a small group, deli-style lunch on an isolated white sand beach—a welcome reward for paddling 4.0 miles along the coast!
Maui Surf Instruction 101 at Kalama Beach in Kihei
Learning to surf is one of Maui’s most popular visitor activities, and this Maui surf lesson takes place in the waters off the Cove Park in Kihei. Learn the history of surfing in Hawaii and the proper way to paddle your board, before heading out for the chance to stand up and ride your very first wave. With its calm and consistent ocean conditions, this protected spot is perfect for learning at any time of the year, and a local instructor will help you experience the stoke of surfing in Maui.
Maui South Shore Premier Kayak and Snorkel Tour from Makena Beach
On this Maui South Shore Kayak and Snorkel Tour, spend the morning swimming and snorkeling with schools of tropical reef fish, and keeping your eyes peeled for Hawaiian Green sea turtles that casually cruise along the reefs. This family friendly, Maui kayak tour is off the Makena coastline, an historic, volcanic section of shore that’s protected form wind and the waves. And, in addition to multiple snorkel stops, visitors will enjoy oceanfront light refreshments while dining with toes in the sand.
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Fun, snorkeling and kayaking trip. Saw several green turtles, and lots of fish. Our guide Matt very helpful getting everyone's kayak in and out of the water. He was very knowledgeable about where to look for turtles and about the area. Best part of our trip to Maui!
Great Kayak trip with Jake. Great instruction, tips, and safety on trip. We were able to see whales, manta rays and enjoyed the paddling. Surf was up and poor visibility so we chose not to snorkel. Jake told us a lot about the area, culture, and sea life. Great trip.
Great experience with South Pacific. Group was small contrary to a few other kayaking groups we saw which were quite big. Matt our tour guide was very knowledgeable and nice. Would definitely recommend him.
Had a great time on our kayaking adventure. We saw too many whales to count. Some were breaching and some swimming along with their mama. Saw manaray, turtles and many tropical fish. The most difficult part of the trip was getting back in the kayak after we snorkeled, but I did…
Response from rds-maui, General Manager at South Pacific Kayaks
Responded Feb 1, 2020
Tonya.... We're so glad you enjoyed this. Mother nature takes carenifnus our there and glad you enjoyed the show! Mahalo for taking the time to review this tour and us
We had an incredible trip with Matt and our group. We set out from Makena Landing which was really easy to get to and Matt made sure everyone was safe, comfortable, and happy the entire time. We spotted turtles as soon as we got into the water! Matt led us to our snorkeling…