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Kai Kanani Sailing Charters

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Kihei, HI, USA
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About Kai Kanani Sailing Charters
Kai Kanani Sailing Charters is the only South Maui charter to offer daily departures from Makena/South Maui. From this location, it only takes 20 minutes to sail to Molokini Crater, which means less time on the open water and more time snorkeling. With two snorkel trips daily to both Molokini and Turtle Town, Whale Watching Tours (late December through April) and our Adventure Sunset Sail Monday through Friday, Kai Kanani is sure to make your vacation very memorable. Snorkel equipment, instruction, and unique menus are included on all tours. We have marine naturalists on-board, so you can learn more about all of the fascinating underwater life you see! We even have GoPro Hero5 cameras available for rent on-board so you can capture all of the amazing memories you make. Staying in Wailea? Kai Kanani offers free shuttle service from all Wailea Resorts.
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Katie wrote a review Jun 25
Hoboken, New Jersey2 contributions
Door to door service? Extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff? Delicious food and flowing drinks? TURTLES?!?! What started out as a v *early morning* quickly became one of the best experiences of our lives. We saw a wide array of colorful, tropical fish and met a few turtles in Turtle Town. Ban plastic straws for life, please. The food and service were impeccable. Rachelle and Clint really brought the vibes and made everyone feel safe and welcome. Clint makes a mean Bloody Mary and Rachelle knows exactly where the turtles are! Do yourself a favor and take this tour!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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jackandjill21 wrote a review Jun 20
Naples, Florida101 contributions46 helpful votes
The sailboat is clean and big enough to handle a large group, with plenty of seating and lounging areas. The crew of 5 provides excellent safety information and assistance with gear--and breakfast! Our dawn sailing included coffee, hot chocolate and juices with a small plate of pineapple and cinnamon roll before our first snorkel at the Molokini Crater. The water was crystal clear and we felt completely safe there. On our way to our second snorkel location, we were served egg and cheese bites with salsa, Portugese sausage and breakfast potatoes. Then it was back in the water at 'Turtle Town', and area known for its population of green sea turtles. We saw at least a half dozen and it was thrilling to swim with a few of them. They are completely unafraid of humans, but we maintained a non-threatening distance from them. We would take this sail snorkle trip again.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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laurenmH5504ZL wrote a review Jun 19
Asheville, United States10 contributions
We brought kids and grandkids, seasoned snorkelers, very nervous first timers and a non- swimmer. Everyone had an amazing time. From the beginning, we felt safe. The crew were professional and friendly. The experience was mind blowing! Molokini is such a unique experience and to go on a beautiful boat with lovely breakfast and cocktails can’t be beat. Then to see so many beautiful turtles made our day. Don’t hesitate! This is fantastic!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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lsnidair wrote a review Jun 19
Westerville, Ohio9 contributions3 helpful votes
Sunset dinner cruise with our children (9 and 12) and my 70 year old mother. They were very accommodating and the service was excellent! Captain Arica and ships mate Clint made us feel safe and welcome every step of the way.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Chris G wrote a review Jun 19
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Captain and crew were excellent and was a great time! Didn’t get much “sailing time” in on the trip but it was still a great time. Highly recommend
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Date of experience: June 2022
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