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Ocean Riders Adventure Tours

#38 of 127 Tours in Lahaina
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Address: Mala Wharf, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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+1 800-510-3586
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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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Best snorkel trip ever!!!

Chad and his crew were great!!! Can't say how excited we were that he spotted and then stopped so we could snorkel with the Manta Rays. What a treat!!! And the day just continued... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Georgia H
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chad and his crew were great!!! Can't say how excited we were that he spotted and then stopped so we could snorkel with the Manta Rays. What a treat!!! And the day just continued to get better. Thank you to the crew for a most memorable experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible snorkeling adventure. Despite the cloudy weather, our entire family had a great time. Chad and Ian were fabulous guides/hosts. Each snorkel location was unique and the view all the way around Lana'i was amazing. A must do if you are on Maui and want to snorkel where no one else is.

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The Dalles, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The crew, equipment and locations on this tour are all top notch. What you need to be aware of is that this is an ADVENTURE cruise. Expect rough seas, going airborne in the boat, and remote locations. The world class snorkeling is worth it though. Some of the best snorkeling to be found anywhere. I must say, the company should... More 

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Paia, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Best Snorkel trip! Great crew that explains Hawaiian history and points out historic landmarks. Lanai offers a wider variety of fish to see along with spinner dolphins and a potential octopus! Captain Chad makes the backside of the coast more than just a boat ride. Our trip included a beach stop, 3 incredible snorkel stops, with lunch in-between. Morning check-in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went on this full day snorkeling adventure. It was the best snorkeling experience we had during our stay in Hawaii. The water was extremely clear and the sites we stopped at were definitely breath-taking! And the boat captain was very relaxed throughout the whole day. We would highly recommend this adventure.

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

All day adventure aboard fast fun boat. Totally circles the island of Lanai, with a quick look at the shipwrecks on the north side on to a secluded beach. Then they take you to some nice private snorkel spots, where the water is so clear you can see over 100 feet away, while in a small group of people. (only... More 

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Maui, Hawaii, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

This is an adventurous trip If that is what you are looking for you will be pleasantly surprised. It is a long bouncy day on a small boat. You are going all the way around the Island of Lanai. Even on the calmest of days at some point it will get rough and the boat ride will be wild. Do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We had a wonderful time with Capt Chad. Not another soul around on the backside of Lanai. Amazing snorkeling. Highly recommend!

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

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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