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Mana Kai Catamaran

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Honolulu, HI, USA
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About Mana Kai Catamaran
Manakai. In the Hawaiian language means “Spirit of the Sea”. Offering seven unique sails, our variety of sails should meet the needs of every guest. Whether you’re looking for relaxation or thrill seeking, this is an adventure that’s a must do for the entire family and we won’t disappoint. Bring aboard the drink of your choice and enjoy the beautiful waters of Waikiki.
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Mana Kai Catamaran was built in 1977 by William Brown in Honolulu, Hawaii. Inspired by his father — Waikiki beach boy and surfing, sailing, and soaring legend Woody Brown, who built the very first modern day catamaran (Manu Kai).
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Constance C wrote a review Jul 2020
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fabulous beautiful evening with a kind and experienced crew! amazing sunset cruise with some turtles and dolphins -not many people in waikiki due to covid - enjoyed having the boat almost all to ourselves! Woody and Ethan - mahalo!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Twomonkeysmama wrote a review Apr 2020
Lindsay, Canada9 contributions1 helpful vote
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We set out with my parents (in their seventies) , and my kids 10 and 13 for a sunset cruise. Mom was nervous about walking in the water and climbing a ladder with her sketchy knee and balance but the crew made that so easy. They were friendly. It was not a boozy cruise, which was exactly what we wanted. We love to sail - this was real sailing with enthusiastic and capable crew. The kids sat on the trampoline - complaining it would be a boring boat trip. Their attitude changed instantly as they were washed over by the waves coming in, and no sooner had they wiped the salt water from their eyes than a couple of whales were very close giving us an amazing show. Within a few minutes, a spectacular double rainbow appeared over Diamond Head, and clouds began to gather. Soon we were careening (expertly, but it was great fun) over swells with large waves repeatedly washing up through the trampoline, and we all got spectacularly wet. The crew tacked through the swell, and headed back- out of the weather, and in time for the best sunset we saw in our few days in Oahu. The crew took pictures of anyone who wanted on the background of the sunset. Amazing experience. Looking at my videos after,I am surprised I didn't make my kids wear lifejackets, so you may want to consider - and don't wear a white top lol. Almost dry by the time we docked. We will never forget this. For such a great price!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Tim T wrote a review Mar 2020
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The price is right but their vests were awful. They deflated immediately when I got in the water. I couldn't even get any snorkeling done. The only turtles I saw were from the boat.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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J H wrote a review Mar 2020
Calgary, Canada415 contributions124 helpful votes
Went on the 830am turtle canyon tour with Captain Jon and Jen. They were a great crew. Felt completely safe with Jen in the water. Highly recommend the 830am tour time. We had the turtle canyon to ourselves for most of the tour. Near the end there was like 50 people on other boats show up all at once, crazy busy there. They give you bright yellow life jackets so they can tell you apart from everyone else there and they have a surf board with them so if you get tired you can hold on to it. Jen was so kind and gladly took our go pro and got us some great footage! Highly recommend this crew and tour.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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pthiner wrote a review Feb 2020
McMinnville, Tennessee18 contributions
The Captain and First Mate Lulu were fantastic. We were comfortable, we saw and swam with fish and turtles. We even had time to find some dolphin. Great day !
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Date of experience: February 2020
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