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Address: Makawao, Maui, HI 96768
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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 bubblesReviewed June 30, 2016
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Arlington, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, great prices. Captain and the 2 girls manning the boat are very very sweet and helpful. Did the 3 hour snorkel trip that was supposed to go to Molokini, well we didn't go to Molokini as the brochure promised; instead went to a coral reef. Captain said it was "better time-wise" so that we could do some... More 

Thank Carly W
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I had the time of our lives. Our afternoon trip was the highlight of our vacation. We saw whales, turtles, coral, and an endless variety of fish.

Thank Jim C
MauiPlumeria, Director of Sales at Lani Kai Snorkeling, responded to this review

...Appreciate your reply...Hope to see you again next time .... Capt'n Kivini & Crew* More 

Long Island, Ny
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Booked the morning snorkel for (4) adults - lucked out in having one of the best days in a few weeks for the weather. The staff was great to work with and extremely knowledgeable - each one nicer than the next. Upgraded onboard for snuba - my son wants to get certified for diving now-great introduction to the sport. We... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Booked to go on a morning snorkel to molokini cater and turtle spot. Arrived early and large queue formed waiting to go on boat, after waiting 15 mins after we were due to leave, crew member came out and started checking people in. Only after another 15 mins did she disappear and reappear 5 mins later to say there was... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Very good staff.. Friendly and talkative .. The lady Alexa and her colleague ( forgot his name) are very helpful.. Even the snubaman who apparently also is the bartender is very lively and slides the glass as he passes on your drink to u.. Too cool..;-)

Thank sudhanshumehta
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 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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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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145 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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