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Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation

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Aqualani Beach & Ocean Recreation is the exclusive watersports provider at the Grand Wailea. Offering Kayak and Stand-Up Paddle boards, lessons and rentals as well as guided Snorkel, Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) and Kayak tours. We feature top of the line...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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3850 Wailea Alanui Dr, Grand Wailea Hotel, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8443
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While in Wailea in January I went on an Aqua Glider tour and was delighted to have Joy as my guide. She was knowledgeable, professional and very friendly. Though it was only my 2nd time on a paddle board, 1st on an Aqua Glider, Joy's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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KSCManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Maxpbd, Thank you for choosing to walk on water with our new Aqua Gliders!! We are happy to hear that you had such a great time with our tour guide Joy, as it is one of our newest water sport activities and everyone is...More

Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

First off let me explain that my husband didn’t take the tour with us so I was nervous to try a snorkeling and kayaking tour with my 6 and eleven year old but WE HAD A BLAST! The staff was so helpful with us getting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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KSCManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Aloha DenverMommy, Mahalo for taking your family on our kayaking tour! We are so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful experience underwater with the sea life, and that Dave was able to teach your children about the turtles,fish, octopus, and sea urchins....More

Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Matt, Dave, Paulo and team were fabulous! They made me feel safe and welcomed! Great customer service. I couldn’t complete the excursion and they offered to transfer to one of their other excursions. Also, I called a week before arriving to Maui and Matt took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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KSCManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Aloha Road34634651423, Thank you for writing such a fantastic review! We are thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful experience with us at the Grand Wailea. Our team values and prides themselves at offering the best customer service so that we welcome back...More

Reviewed November 15, 2018

Our family was in Maui for a week's vacation in November, 2018. We met Dave Chapelle, snorkel guide working at Aqualani. We ended up doing a kayak and snorkel tour with Dave and my family had a blast with him. If you're in Maui, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matt L
KSCManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Aloha Matt, Thank you for choosing Aqualani for your kayaking adventure :) We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your day with Dave, and that you were able to see a lot of turtles, fish and other sea life! We look forward to...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018

My wife and I had an amazing time going out with Joe. She is really nervous about swimming, but Joe helped her feel very confident. When we got there, it was our best snorkeling experience yet. Joe worked really hard to find us a bunch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Aqualani W, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Aloha Eric R, Mahalo for taking the time to write an excellent review! Good for your wife for facing her fears and exploring the beautiful Hawaiian waters. We are happy to have helped, and Joe is excellent with alleviating any water nervousness guests may have....More

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We did the morning kayak and snorkel tour and it was great! Ask for Joe, very knowledgeable guide and good guy. He put us right on a bunch of big turtles and lots of other reef critters. Thanks!More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Aqualani W, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Aloha Perry N, Thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent review! We are happy to hear that you experienced such a wonderful kayak tour with Joe. He is very knowledgeable and genuinely enjoys sharing his deep understanding of the ocean with...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Matt was the best guide ever!! He was knowledgeable, full of fun facts, and took time to make sure that we got to see everything that was possible to see. He knew all of the sea turtles names :-) He brought up different sea urchins...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Aqualani W, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Aloha Tory L, Mahalo for choosing Aqualani for your Kayak tour! We are happy to hear that you had such a wonderful experience, and were able to see a variety of sea life including turtles, sea urchins, starfish, and even reef sharks! Thank you for...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

This was the most amazing part of the beach! Tristan really took care of us. He was a great instructor. He was accommodating, attentive and extremely helpful. No matter what, make sure you visit here before leaving this beach. There's so many activities. You get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Aqualani W, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Aloha Cytra K, We are so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful day at the beach with Tristan as your instructor! Thank you for taking the time to write an excellent review, and we look forward to seeing you in the future!...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had an amazing time on the 2 hour kayak and snorkel adventure. Joe was a knowledgeable guide who took us right to a nearby reef where there were many turtles and species of fish. We even saw a 5 ft reef shark (no danger...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Aqualani W, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Aloha Footprints796406, Thank you choosing Aqualani for your kayak/ snorkel tour! We are pleased to hear you were able to closely observe turtles, fish, and even a small reef shark! It can feel like heaven when you are off land, and are surrounded by pristine...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Matt was an amazing guide for our 2 hour kayak and snorkel adventure. Matt knew all of the amazing sea life by name (both the species and the name of the animal. For example, he named a small shark that lives in the reef, “Frank...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Aqualani W, Guest Relations Manager at Aqualani Beach and Ocean Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Aloha Jonathan, Thank you for choosing Aqualani Beach & Ocean Recreation for your kayak tour! The tours are a wonderful way to enjoy the Maui coastline while also learning about the area, and marine life. We are so happy that you enjoyed Matt as your...More

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