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“captain chad”(26 reviews)
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mala Wharf, Lahaina, Maui, HI
+1 808-661-3586
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior to leaving our hotel we did take a Dramamine table - just in case we needed it. We arrived at the harbor at 6:30am where there was breakfast snacks for those who wanted them. The team consisted of Captain Chad and Paul...both were very...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best snorkeling trip by far in Maui! Took the tour around Lanai- great snorkeling spots, saw turtles and a pod of dolphins! Great crew and I will be back!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was truly a highlight of our Maui trip. Captain Chad and his helper Paul were great. The ride out to lanai on the boat was half the fun. The snorkel locations were amazing, much better than Molokini. I highly recommend this activity for any...More

Thank Nick_9413
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shipwrecks were really interesting, as were the stories about the burial caves. The snorkeling sites were great. We saw a lot of different kinds of fish, and also saw spinner dolphins on the trip. The ride back to the harbor was great! We all...More

Thank Buddy D
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Our family of 4 (seasoned visitors of Maui) had a great day with Chad and Paul - great guys. The boat is a stable adventure raft and Chad is an excellent captain. The tour of Lanai is very unique rounding the north and west side...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Awesome trip all around! The boat ride was super fun, with an awesome captain! Great snorkeling and lunch! Captain Chad spotted dolphins and we drove home close to them taking pur time. These care about giving you a great natural experience, highlight of our vacation!...More

Thank pierre877
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just did this trip yesterday, and had an awesome time. All 3 stops were different and unique. Dolphins even swam right up to the boat. Chad and Paul were great! Lunch was great. And very cool to go all the way...More

1  Thank Allison W
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

You truly won’t find a snorkel experience that compares to this adventure. Captain Chad shares his love for the islands and sea life by taking his visitors to areas in which sea life can be seen like no other tourist retail operation can offer. The...More

1  Thank Kami G
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We went with Ocean Riders on 25th of July 2018. It was worth to come to Maui from Poland just to have this trip with Chad and Paul from Ocean Riders. It was one of our top attractions we have ever had. Our expectations were...More

1  Thank BarbaraZ884
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 4 had an incredible day yesterday! It began with an exhilarating ride across the channel with lots of smiles! We stopped at 2 shipwrecks and learned about their history. We continued on to a small pristine beach where we got to swim...More

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Joannah C
February 15, 2018|
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Response from Keith M | Reviewed this property |
Captain Chad will give you opportunities to stop on the water.
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Casandra P | Reviewed this property |
You can put any valuables you don’t want to lose in chads truck. There is a waterproof stowaway area for towels/ shirts. Sunglasses go by the boat controls while snorkeling & there isn’t any cell service around Lana’i but... More
Debbi L
March 10, 2017|
Response from Cole1964 | Reviewed this property |
When we had gone in Jan 2017 it was $139 US and you arrive at the marina at 6:30 in the boat just after 7 am and return between 3 & 4 pm depending on the day and what you see. They provide lunch.