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Kelii's Kayak Tours
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Kayak and Snorkel - Maui West Shore
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Kayak and Snorkel - South Shore Turtle
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

July 2012 was our first trip to Maui...together with 8 of us friends from 1st grade. Very simply, hands down, if you want THE BEST LOOKING, most patient and knowledgeable guide ever, ask for Scotty and go with Kelii's Kayak Tours. Besides being drop dead gorgeous, he's fit and knowledgeable and made all of us, ESPECIALLY the never been kayaking blobs, more than comfortable, as he patiently taught and coached and guided. No one was made to feel inept or rushed. Everyone got fair time. For a very reasonable price, we had purchased the photo shoot and all the while Scotty was snapping dozens of pix for the great disc we received in less than a week is a treasure we could have never done ourselves. We loved swimming with the turtles and Scotty knew the waters and right where to take us. He explained everything and had all the ins and outs that led us right to a shark, coral reefs and more. Altho not as many fish as we had hoped, the ones we saw were beautiful. I repeat, trust me ladies, this is the guy you want! And take note that every husband in our group was as happy to have his expertise and patience as we girls were.

Thank Leila H
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

We have made four trips to Maui and this was our first Kayak trip. I must say it was more than we expected, from the personal one on one to the picnic lunch afterward. Our guide (I thought his name was Ben-husband says Brandon) regardless, he was very knowledgeable about snorkeling, the sea life and made our trip enjoyable. Husband was a little sea sick from the waves but other than that had a fabulous time. If you get motion sick at all, may want to take some medication as snorkeling and the waves can really be a downer if you are sensitive . We lucked out on our trip and not only saw a lot of fish, but many turtles and some dolphins. We did the 4.5 hour trip and even as beginners held up through the entire trip. I would recommend Kelly's to family and friends.

Thank Suzie P
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

This was a big highlight of our Maui trip. As with anything the people you engage with really make or break your experience and Scotty was an amazing guide. Super nice and highly proficient. He was great with my entire family making time to chat and include everyone during the outing. And when it comes to knowledge about the island/snorkeling/sea life, he was well prepared to speak to everything. If you have a chance, have him take pictures for you. We just got ours and I have to say they are incredible. High quality above water/underwater images complete with our entire family. There is no way to capture those memories as complete as he can do it for you. It's great, you enjoy the snorkeling and he worries about the pics. Great deal!

Set up some time and get out on a kayak, but make sure you request Scotty for the full experience! We'll never forget it!



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Reviewed August 19, 2012

Went out last week (August 14). The water was quite choppy and my daughter and I were quite inexperienced! Scotty was wonderfully patient and helpful! He led us safely out and when the water became a little much to navigate for such inexperienced paddlers, he hooked us up....literally(!!!) to his kayak to help guide us. The snorkeling was amazing! I floated over 10 sea turtles! One surfaced right next to me! Amazing! Scotty joked with us and kept checking that we were not getting too tired out before he replenished our energy with granola and drinks. Overall it was a great experience, greatly enhanced by Scotty! Thanks Kelly's and Scotty!

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Reviewed July 25, 2012

We took the Kayak tour with Aaron to Honalua Bay, it was a little rainy and windy, but once we got to our destination the Snorkelling was awesome. From Launch to final landing, Aaron kept us on track the whole way and we felt safe the whole trip. There were five of us, one adult, 3 teens and an 11 year old. We were tired but felt like we accomplished something, and it was worth it. We were told this their more challenging tour, so if you are looking for an easy little paddle don't take this tour. But if you are in decent health and want a little challenge, go for it! If you get Aaron as a guide, you are in good hands! He called me after we left because I left a camera in a dry bag, it had a ton of pictures, so he waited for us to come back and get it. This guy is solid!

Thank Jbollig
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