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Address: Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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Explore the sea caves and lava arches of Maui's remote and rugged Kanaio...

Explore the sea caves and lava arches of Maui's remote and rugged Kanaio Coast on the most invigorating snorkeling adventure that Maui has to offer.

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Best cruise on maui

This was well worth the money. Suppose to be a snorkel cruise but was all the cruises in one. Captain Joey V was the best. We saw the sun rise over the mountains, 4 whales came... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was well worth the money. Suppose to be a snorkel cruise but was all the cruises in one. Captain Joey V was the best. We saw the sun rise over the mountains, 4 whales came 5ft from our raft, saw some awesome lava formations, snorkeled with 3 sea turtles, manta rays, and saw some cool coral and fish. Best... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately the weather was not very cooperative, but other than that, we had a great day. It was a little difficult finding the dock and tour guide (there are a few tours happening at the same time, so is quite disorganized), perhaps a sign might be helpful. Once we were on our way, the captains made the snorkelling adventure entertaining... More 

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Tulsa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been whale watching several times in Maui but Blue Water Rafting is the best! We loved every minute of our ride. The crew was great and so much fun! We saw lots of whales and even had one come up very close to our raft. My husband and I highly recommend this tour for the very best view... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The crew were terrific striking a good balance between fun and informative. I have never seen so many Humpback whales but Captain Joey was always very careful to follow the rules and not get too close. The zodiac is a basic boat, so may not appeal to someone wanting a luxurious experience, but you feel really close to the ocean.... More 

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coquitlam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We choose the smaller boat even though a bit more money and glad we did. The smaller boat is faster and able to be quite flexible and move to the whales. Teddy and Samantha were great hosts. We saw a double breach right near the end of the tour. We are here till the end of Month and plan to... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Which after all is what is important about a whale watch. Captain Larry is an silver haired sea dog who charmed the ladies. The young fella was nice as well, cant recalll his name. Highly recommended.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We experienced Blue Water Rafting while in Maui over Christmas. Captain Larry and Ariel were fantastic and we had a fun morning despite encountering some pretty big waves. We did the trip to the base of Haleakala to see the formations made by lava flows and had a great time snorkeling. Beautiful morning we will always remember.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing trip and so much fun. Saw whales up close, swam with the sea turtles, viewed lava flow and geologic formations. The crew couldn't have been nicer and more informative. Highly recommend this group. Heed the safety and caution rules as it is rough on the waters and isn't for the fain of heart.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time with Blue Water Rafting. Our team was awesome -- a great captain and a great first mate -- Larry and Ariel. It didn't feel like a packaged tour, but more like a personal ride out on Maui's coast with friends. Larry took us really close to the magnificent lava flow caves and entertained us with... More 

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1 Thank Margo T
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Larry and Ariel were fantastic guides!! Thousands of tropical fish, fast boat, plenty of time for snorkeling, no crowds, good pricing.

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