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Address: Makena Landing, Kihei, Maui, HI 97653
Phone Number: +1 808-875-4848
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Maui's favorite adventure team. See us for your Maui vacation fun - Kayak...

Maui's favorite adventure team. See us for your Maui vacation fun - Kayak & Snorkel tours, Surf & SUP instruction, and rentals.

Join us for a great Maui experience - from the gorgeous shore of South Maui to the more remote and adventures west side we have a location near you. Our adventures all are early in the morning taking advantage of the best weather windows, leaving you with a lot of day left over for more fun or chilling by the pool.

Kayaking and snorkeling is the best way to see whales, turtles, dolphins, rays, and the multitude of unique and precious sea life. Surf and SUP just cause you can - Maui's a great spot to learn and you'll be the envy of all your friends and co-workers.

We are open everyday and are here to make your Maui vacation a special memory of a lifetime.

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$79.56*
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Turtle Reef Kayak Tour
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$122.58*
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Pali Sea Cliff Kayak Discovery
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$106.45*
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Maui South Shore Kayak and Snorkel Tour

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TurtleTastic!

Well worth it! We loved every minute of our 3 hour kayak and snorkel tour. Jake, our tour guide/mer-man bubbled with enthusiasm and had a keen eye for the under water eco-system... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Beachy-Keens
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth it! We loved every minute of our 3 hour kayak and snorkel tour. Jake, our tour guide/mer-man bubbled with enthusiasm and had a keen eye for the under water eco-system. And had great restaurant suggestions for us as well. We saw tons of turtles and it was a highlight of our trip so far.

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Thank Beachy-Keens
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This snorkeling trip is honestly better than Molokini. Pretty much the same types of fish, but you get to kayak and it's a lot smaller of a group, which is just more personalized and manageable - and of course, turtles! We saw several turtles, some get quite close to you. Jake our guide was awesome. He was really knowledgeable about... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Our guide, Jake, led our family on a great adventure. He is knowledgeable about ocean life and the surrounding islands. He went left out of the bay, when all other tours went right. We were a secluded group. We saw several turtles and a non-aggressive white tip reef shark! Epic day! Thanks Jake for making our turtle kayak tour a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We did the turtle reef kayaking tour and it was fantastic! It was the highlight of our trip. Jake was our guide and he did a great job!

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Thank Leann C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We had booked the whales tour and came back very disappointed because we did not see any, and we did not even tried! First thing our guide (Steve I believe) told us before starting that whales watching had been very poor for 1 week in this area, and beginning of March is when you don't see them anymore around Makena.... More 

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rds-maui, Manager at South Pacific Kayaks, responded to this review

Aloha Elis, Thanks for your feedback. You booked your trip through a third party so we had no opportunity to talk to you to discuss your tour options. We do a great whale watch tour and your right, whales are unpredictable. When we do a whale watch, we paddle offshore - some days a considerable amount and some days we... More 

Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

My husband, son in law, and daughter (who is 7 months pregnant) went on the kayak tour last week. It was an amazing experience! Steve took our group out and was friendly, informative, and very attentive to making our experience a positive one. We were concerned about our daughter (and myself) getting in and out of the kayaks to snorkel,... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the sea cliff kayaking trip with garret. I must say, this was the best thing we did on the island. We paddled out and had some great whale experiences. We then went to 2 different snorkeling spots. The first was guided by garret along the sea cliffs. The second one was at the turtle station/sea... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful morning kayak out and saw several whales enjoyed a beautiful time on water, Steve did good job of explaining things before we went out. The snorkeling was great Steve came in the water and pointed out many fish, found a small octopus showed us that. It was great day

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

We took a guided kayak and snorkeling tour with Guide Steve who had some 20 years of experience in Maui waters. The tour was good and Steve helped us with whale watching as we waited patiently to get up close with them. While snorkeling too Steve caught a little octopus, sea urchins by hand and allowed us to touch them... More 

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rds-maui, Manager at South Pacific Kayaks, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your feedback. Our Makena kayak and snorkel tours are some of the best and provide such a great environment for this. Makena us know for its abundance of turtles and other exciting reef life and were glad you got to experience this. We maintain our equipment on regular basis and to have fins without straps... More 

Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were lucky enough to pick a beautiful day for our paddle, with calm breezes and smooth waters. Our guide Rusty, was fantastic -- personable, knowledgeable, friendly, and fun. Even though we had signed up for a whale watching tour and this turned out to be a snorkeling tour, it was still super enjoyable!

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