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“What an experience!!! Peter is an awesome guide!”
Review of Aloha Kayaks Maui

Aloha Kayaks Maui
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South Maui Kayak and Snorkel Tour with Turtles
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Deluxe Makena Kayak Turtle Snorkel Tour
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Owner description: Have you ever dreamed of snorkeling with a Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle or paddling among North Pacific Humpback Whales during calving season? Well look no further as Aloha Kayaks Maui can turn your dreams into realities. We offer kayaking trips for all ages and abilities that lead you to some of the hidden jewels of Maui, all the while creating a minimal impact on our oceans. Years of experience and 5 star service is what you get when you book a trip with Aloha Kayaks Maui.
Reviewed April 7, 2014

My wife and I were on our first trip to Maui (our Honeymoon) and I highly recommend this activity. Our guide (Peter) was very knowledgeable in regards to marine life and the area that we were paddling. He also provided cultural and historic facts on Maui. Peters vivacious personality and humour were an added benefit! There were plenty of humpback whales, spinner dolphins, and turtles out on our excursion. To boot we were towards the end of the whale seasons (1st week of April). During our excursion we had the opportunity to hear a male humpback that was singing. The kayak literally vibrated, then the whale surfaced a hundred feet from us!!!!

Thanks Peter!!!

Steve & Sabrina
Regina, Saskatchewan

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Reviewed April 1, 2014

Our guide Peter was so personable and knowledgeable. We had a wonderful time snorkeling and just paddling around to find whales. Since it was the end of whale season, our chances were slim. We didn't get close to any whales but the experience was fun none the less! Lots of sea turtles and of course, beautiful fish. Thank you Aloha Kayaks Maui for a memorable day! We'll be back!

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Reviewed March 29, 2014

My wife and I have been enjoying our first visit to Maui. We booked our trip with Aloha Kayaks not knowing what to expect since neither of us had experience with kayaking or snorkeling. Upon meeting Peter and Griff, we were immediately put at ease. They clearly understand how to deal with all experience levels. We were taught to stow and protect our gear, get in and out of the kayaks safely, and use the snorkeling equipment properly. After understanding what we were doing, we broke into small groups with Peter as our guide. Out on the water Peter told us about Maui history, the environment, and what we might see along the way. We encountered beautiful fish, sea turtles, a manta ray, and even got so close to a whale, we could hear him singing and feel the vibration in our kayak. Spectacular sites and a wonderful adventure with memories to last a lifetime! We highly recommend Aloha Kayaks Maui!!

Thank Robbb63
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Reviewed March 28, 2014

We did a kayak-snorkel tour out of Makena with Peter - 2 years ago we did a similar trip with Griff - we can't say enough good things about both of them. They are warm, kind people who truly enjoy what they do. Both guides are very attentive and sensitive to the group's needs and accommodate as necessary. Also, they are both extremely knowledgeable about about marine life and Hawaiian geography and history - we learned so much. The tour was excellent all around - best money spent on our trip hands-down.

PS My kids want you to know that Peter can hold his breath a long time! We know this because he dove down with his snorkel and swam through a tunnel under the reef. :-) We were all very impressed and relieved that he didn't expect us to follow him.

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Reviewed March 24, 2014

We just returned from a 5 day trip to Maui with 4 adult children which included trips to Hana, the crater, whale watching boat trip, diving, and the kayaking excursion from Makena Landing with Peter from Aloha Kayaks and this was unanimously the favorite activity of the vacation. We had gone out with Griff the previous year which prompted our return visit and again we were treated to a wonderful experience in whale watching and snorkeling. Several in our group have concerns with water activities and they felt completely at ease despite being fairly far out in the bay to have a fantastic whale encounter and in snorkeling closer to shore to observe several turtles. No need to look elsewhere if you want to have this type of island experience.

Thank Douglas S
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