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Ocean Riders Adventure Tours

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Address: Mala Wharf, Lahaina, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 800-510-3586
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The Original Lanai tour established in 1988. Only Ocean Riders...

The Original Lanai tour established in 1988. Only Ocean Riders circumnavigates the island of Lanai on a continual, year round basis. Nobody knows the island better. Others have tried imitating our trip but it cannot be duplicated. Our boat is the perfect vessel for handling what Lanai has to offer and the others just can't or won't do what we do. No timers to call you back from the water and cutting your time short (the other tours can't say that).

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Incredible, uncrowded, best bang for your buck

8 hours, fully circumnavigating Lana'i, snorkeling at three different spots, served breakfast snacks and more lunch than you can eat, all done on a mad Zodiac size boat zooming... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Samantha S
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Roseburg, Oregon

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

All day trip. The boat was comfortable considering it was a raft type boat. Went all the way around the island. Stopped at a deserted beach to swim. Stopped at 3 snorkeling spots. The last was amazing. Like being in a fish bowl! Had a nice spread for lunch. Worth it!

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Roseburg, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

8 hours, fully circumnavigating Lana'i, snorkeling at three different spots, served breakfast snacks and more lunch than you can eat, all done on a mad Zodiac size boat zooming along high cliffs and through ocean spray - it can't get any better. Wait, and all for $140? Get out of town! I've personally worked on a boat that just took... More 

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Thank Samantha S
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was awesome. You meet Captain Chad and Ian at Mala Ramp early in the morning and they go over all the safety instructions and make sure everyone is comfortable. The ride out to the island can be rough but that is part of the fun. It's an adventure tour folks. We saw old ships left out in the... More 

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McDonough, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a difficult review to write. We chose this trip for the snorkeling, over a trip to Molokini. And the snorkeling wasn't great. On a previous Maui vacation we did Molokini and it was much better - in water clarity and both number and variety of fish. Is that Ocean Riders fault? The ocean changes, wind and wave conditions... More 

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Ajo AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Capt Chad and crew were incredible, only agenda was a safe trip with loads of HIGH adventure. The boat was fast and we circumvented all of Lanai, landed once, snorkled three times (like in an aquarium) and had a encounter with about 30 spinner dolphins! Best trip for the money and we've done many of them on all the Islands

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I've been to Maui dozens upon dozens of times and there is nothing I recommend more than this adventure! I love it! Done it 3 times thus far, and when I return in July I will do it again. Always awesome. I've learned in life that nothing lives up to the hype, this trip does.

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Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Captain Chad is the owner and he typically will lead the trip. He is a great guy and wants to make sure everyone has a great time and gets there money's worth. You go to the Mala boat ramp (with all day, free parking) to meet Chad and the boat. He will check you in and provides some fruit and... More 

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Logan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

By far the best snorkeling trip in Hawaii. Be ready for an adventure though. This is a full day. I would not take young kids or people that don't love being on the water. Captain Austin rocks. Great lunch!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

The trip was fantastic! An awesome ride, great snorkelling and a knowledgeable crew made for the perfect day on the water!

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

What a fun day! This is not your typical tour and that is what's great about it. We stopped at 3 different areas to snorkel. Amazing spots! Chad knows the waters around the island and know exactly where to go. One of the highlights of our trip! Wished we would have done it at the beginning of the 3 weeks... More 

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