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Address: Makawao, Maui, HI 96768
Phone Number: 1-808-244-1979
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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We made the mistake of not booking a Molokini snorkel tour early enough, but the Lani Kai found room for us. That's both a plus (for us) and a minus (for those who booked early... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been to Hawaii a couple times together. We've also been on a boat several times. So we planned ahead, her more than I because I'm ok with the ocean. It turns out that many other passengers did not plan ahead as the washrooms and mid-level deck were chalked full of sea-sick and vomiting passengers. Now,... More 

Thank Ry W
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made the mistake of not booking a Molokini snorkel tour early enough, but the Lani Kai found room for us. That's both a plus (for us) and a minus (for those who booked early and expected less passengers). Boat was full, barely an empty seat to be found. That being said, crew was very friendly and helpful. We read... More 

Thank tgtllt
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great crew, great food and great value. Snorkels, masks and fins are provided but if you have your own mask and snorkel, I would suggest using your own. We did an afternoon trip which is only three hours vs 5 hours for the morning trip. That's because they rarely go to Molikini on the afternoon trip because it is usually... More 

Bend, Oregon
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

We went on a Molokini snorkel trip on Lani Kai. This charter was recommended by Snorkel Bob's and we are thrilled we went with their suggestion. The service was great. There was fruit, muffins, juice and coffee when we boarded. We went straight out to Molokini early before it became too crowded. All of the employees were very helpful and... More 

Thank Sally B
Rapid City, SD
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144 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Maui is expensive. It seems you can't do anything without spending a lot of money. This trip was a rare exception. We took a snorkel trip to Turtle Town which was very worthwhile and we saw several turtles. The food and drinks were plentiful and very good. The crew was fun, cordial and very helpful. - Highly recommended!

Thank Roamin_Mt_Rushmore
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

On our honeymoon trip to Maui we decided to go on the Lani Kai for snuba. I must say it was a wonderful experience. We saw sooooo many turtles, a sting ray and a the best - a huge whale. This whale was gigantic and it was 5 feet from our boat. The captain turned the boat off so that... More 

Thank Pranav C
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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to snorkel through Molokini Crater. Upon boarding we were not told if we were going to the Molokini Crater or the Coral Garden. We ended up in neither of those places. We headed straight along the coast and the captain found out that the snorkeling place we were heading was too cloudy. We turned around... More 

Thank Mazaneck
Wallingford, CT
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350 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This snorkeling tour was recommended to us by some friends who had gone to Molokini with this group. We booked the afternoon tour. The morning tour seemed a little too long for us. I had been told by the captain that they often do not go to Molokini in the afternoon because the water is too rough but the other... More 

Thank 712christineg
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We were on a snorkel and SNUBA tour on June 15th and we really enjoyed it. The crew was very friendly and helpful in every situation. I tried SNUBA and enjoyed it so much that I did a second dive. Thank you Marcella for this experience. Also my SNUBA buddy was really good for its 11 years. On board we... More 

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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

we booked a snorkeling excursion but crew went out of their way to include other points of interest especially whale watching, food was very good boat was in good condition, overall excellent value for the money... We would definitely use them again!

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