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“Don't Poke Your Eyes Out! Get Suzzy!”
Review of Maui Snorkel Tours

Maui Snorkel Tours
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Owner description: Suzzy Robinson "The Snorkel Whisperer" brings over 30 years experience of scuba diving and snorkeling off Maui waters to each and every snorkel tour. These days it's all about numbers/business/bottom line. Not with Suzzy - Suzzy has held true to her baseline of quality not quantity which is almost extinct. Snorkeling off the shoreline in a small group of 2-7 persons allows you the VERY BEST Maui waters have to offer. It is a discovery snorkel tour for all ages and sill levels. Shallow water sites No experience necessary Patient Instruction Small Groups Top of the line snorkel equipment provided All ages With this unique tour you won't be exposing yourself to large boats with herds of people, rough seas, contained snorkel area, deep waters, and limited reef and fishes to see. Suzzy's passion for life, ocean and Maui are what you can expect. You too will walk away from your snorkel tour with a thrilling Peak Life Experience that will last forever.
Reviewed October 6, 2013

I am an avid snorkeler, but my travel companion/partner would rather poke his eyes out than poke his head underwater. So, it was with great trepidation that he agreed to two days of snorkeling during a recent visit to Maui.

To start our adventure, we met Suzzy at a local landmark and followed her to a bay that looked fairly pedestrian. After a thorough equipment review - she has top notch equipment and provides snorkels, masks, fins and wetsuits for everyone - and quick vibe check, it's into the water. Suzzy literally held his hand throughout the entire snorkel tour. He could hold onto the back or side of a boogie board and snorkel if he wanted or could just float with his head out of the water and listen to Suzzy's melodic narrative about the wonders of the bay. While she was pointing out and naming the many and varied fish we saw (so much for the bay looking unexciting on the surface because below the water line was an incredible abundance of sea life!)and giving descriptions of the various types of coral, she constantly checked his state of being. When he felt a little panicky, she instantly had him back in knee high water or on shore until he was comfortable enough to return to the water. By the next day, Suzzy had created so much trust with him, that after the tour he stated, "I was so relaxed, listening to her, floating along with the boogie board, that I almost fell asleep." Many times he remarked how much he enjoyed the experience and that it was his best snorkel experience ever.

When he wanted to take a break from the water, Suzzy gathered me up for a snorkel trip out to view sea turtles. What an sight! The second day, we brought along a co-worker/friend and her husband. My co-worker/friend felt the same way my partner did about snorkeling - until she met and spent the day with Suzzy. She also was blown away by Suzzy's caring compassion and the comfort she instilled in the two of them.

I highly recommend Suzzy for snorkelers of all levels and experience. She is great with kids of all ages - even if the kids are just kids at heart. (She also brings delicious, locally made banana bread as a snack!) Suzzy is available for private tours and will customize your time with her to meet and exceed any expectations you have. Suzzy is an OUTSTANDING snorkel tour leader and I have already recommended her to everyone I think may ever consider snorkeling on Maui.

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

We had a wonderful experience from the booking of the activity to returning to our hotel at the end of the day. The expertise of the staff made us feel safe and secure. They answered any questions we had. Was a nice touch that they pointed out things for us to see. The equipment was in perfect working order. No problems with anything the entire trip.

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

My husband had limited snorkel experience and I had lots of previous experience, but Jeff made our snorkel tour extremely enjoyable for us both. We saw dozens of Hawaiian green sea turtles which was just breathtaking and awesome. We also saw tons of reef fish. Jeff explained and identified many creatures along the way yet left us just the right amount of silence to soak in the peace of the ocean. He gave us a trip we will never ever forget. We would highly recommend Maui snorkel tours.

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Reviewed September 16, 2013

Suzzy made our family feel so at home, even the ones who couldn't swim very well. We learnt so much about the fish etc. and even had a really close encounter with a turtle or two. She explained everything about meeting and looked after our valuables as well as supplying a much needed snack after our great time in the water. The snorkel equipment was really good, didn't realise until we had to rent our own, how good hers had been. We wished we could have had a similar type to rent from her company. We did buy the photo C.D. with the photos she took of us on it and it included some wonderful video and footage of underwater life. It was a wonderful way to wrap up our year and got us fired up to try snorkeling on our own.

1  Thank Wynne B
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

Our snorkeling tour with Suzzy was the best experience you could ask for. My sister-in-law and I were with only one other couple. The small group was perfect for for the beginners in our group. Suzzy showed us pictures of what we would hopefully see prior to going into the water. As our group swam over the coral reefs, she would point out the fish and corals. We were able to swim right next to several turtles. The hands on education and personalized fitting of the snorkel gear was excellent. The is the best tour whether you are new to snorkeling or experienced.

1  Thank Linda A
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