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Address: Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number:
+1 808-875-0333
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Alii Nui is a custom built, one of a kind, luxury sailing catamaran...

The Alii Nui is a custom built, one of a kind, luxury sailing catamaran with a reputation for providing the ultimate in service and amenities. We limit the number of passengers to provide plenty of room to relax and enjoy.

The Alii Nui offers Morning Snorkel Sails, Afternoon Turtle Snorkels, Whale Watch Excursions, Sunset Sails, Royal Feast Dinner Sails, Wedding Sails, and new event, Club Alii Nui.

Measuring an impressive 65' from stem to stern and 36' port to starboard, she is truly the premiere sailing catamaran on Maui!

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Great crew - like Disney!!

The activities were great as well as the food. Did the morning snorkel trip. Food was plentiful breakfast AND lunch. Three of us including our10 year old tried Hukah (or snuba... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
New York
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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The activities were great as well as the food. Did the morning snorkel trip. Food was plentiful breakfast AND lunch. Three of us including our10 year old tried Hukah (or snuba) and they were so patient and friendly! Windy day took us to a calmer spot with great sea life and saw a few turtles, did some whale watching as... More 

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Amherst, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The driver picked us up promptly at the hotel and we arrived at the harbor on time. The sail boat is beautiful! Big enough to feel comfortable but not too big. The staff are amazing! They make sure each guest has a drink in hand and is taken care of. We saw whales, a beautiful sunset and had a fantastic... More 

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Holland, Pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After doing so much homework and reading so many reviews, I decided to spend the extra money (really not much more) and go with the Alii Nui and I am so glad I did. From the moment that I contacted them with questions about Huka diving, to the actual reservation, the office staff was friendly and professional. My wife and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had been with larger group on 2 other occasions. It was so nice to be on smaller group. The service and attention was above and beyond. Can't wait to go again.

Thank Mar_MarClinton
Kihei, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This experience is always awesome whether we snorkel, whale watch or do the sunset cruise. The food is very plentiful and tasty and open bar is great. Couldn't ask for a nicer more accommodating staff. And of course the view is phenomenal!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour. Sarah picked us up and we had an excellent time. Food, Drink and whales....what else could you ask for. The bay is windy so make sure you dress for the weather...I wish I had a sweatshirt and shorts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the afternoon trip because one in the family is prone to motion sickness. I was worried about only going to Olowalu but the trip turned out great. The Alii Nui crew was amazing! The food before snorkeling and after was delicious. The full bar was convenient. The crew thought of everything: prescription goggles, sun screen, towels, floatation devices,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the sunset cruise with appetizers on the Alii Nui. It was wonderful and the service outstanding. The crew took care of every need and continually brought refills on drinks. The appetizers were filling and many. There is nothing better than being on a beautiful boat with the sun setting.

Thank Kathy6022
Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha Kathy6022, Thank you for writing a wonderful review! We are truly honored for the five star rating and the kind words regarding our crew. We hope you will join us again upon your next visit to Maui. Mahalo & a hui hou (Thank you and until we meet again) More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family recently had the pleasure of going on a snokeling excursion on the Alli Nui. In sum, it was the best experience we have ever had on a touring cruise. Captain Nicole runs a great ship. The crew was the most knowledgable and considerate we have ever experienced. They look after your every need and focus on making sure... More 

1 Thank tedk0570
Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this review

Aloha tedk0570, Wow! Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful, kind and very descriptive review. We are truly grateful to hear your experience with us was "the best". We are honored by your kind words regarding our captain and crew and sincerely hope you and your family will join us again upon your next visit to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was six of us who went on this dinner cruise. My two adult children, my parents, my husband and I. By the time that we got on the boat, the only available seating that would accommodate the six of us was not in a covered area. My 82 year old mother and my daughter and I were having a... More 

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