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Review of Gemini Charters

Gemini Charters
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Owner description: Gemini is a 64' luxury catamaran designed to carry 75 passengers, but limit her to carry only 49, making Gemini Ka'anapali's most spacious catamaran. Gemini is also the only catamaran on Maui to have viewports in each hull to experience the whales, dolphins and amazing marine life without getting wet! We offer year round Snorkeling Adventures, seasonal Whale Watches and Sunset Sails. Discover Aloha on the Ocean!
Reviewed August 27, 2010

We went on the Gemini Charters Sunset Sail with about 20 of our friends and family who were on Maui for our wedding. We did this sail the day after the wedding, and we hoped to have one last fun activity that everyone could go on, take it easy and enjoy the island, and that's exactly what we got.

Gemini departs from Kaanapali Beach, which was a bit of a commute from where we were all staying in Kihei, but it was worth it. It also encouraged our guests to explore another part of the island, and many spent the day there. The Gemini boat departs from behind the Westin Maui, and the only hiccup we had was they weren't ready to check people in on time, so we spent about 20 mins. cooling out heels by the Westin pool - but there are worse places to wait!

We were surprised that you have to remove your shoes when you get on the boat, but I learned that this is normal for tour boats. The entry and exit from the boat is on the sand, so you can get wet, but we all had an easy time getting on and off. The apps and drinks were tasty - but they do easily take flight in the wind outside. The service on the boat was good - typical friendly tour boat staff. The boat was full, but didn't feel overcrowded. There are seats outside aplenty - all with good views.

Our group hung out in the front of the boat on one of the trampolines, and we had an absolute blast! I've never seen that many of my friends and family members smile so much for so long. I got to sit and lay on the trampoline - which I'd been looking forward to for a long time - and it didn't disappoint. Especially as you head into the wind, it's the most adventurous place to sit - almost a roller coaster - and we enjoyed ourselves, watching the flying fish jump out in the water, and the ocean passing speedily beneath us. The sunset itself was of course gorgeous, and the experience was not to be missed.

Thank SeaDawg10
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Reviewed August 21, 2010

We wanted to end our Hawaiian vacation with a sunset cruise and decided upon the Gemini based on other ratings. It was a wonderful experience seeing as many of these excursions can be a tremendous disappointment. Granted, you are not getting gourmet food and $400 champagne, but the crew was funny and friendly (a big plus for us), and informative. The catamaran was not jammed with people (another plus) and there were plenty of spots for people to perch and enjoy the beautiful sunset. Before heading back to shore, the boat stopped along "Black Rock" so that we may enjoy a traditional ceremony performed by a Native Hawaiian (whether or not it is staged by the company, we don't know, but it was great nevertheless!).
The boat stopped so we could watch the sunset, then headed back to shore. Really a great time and overall great experience!

Thank cmartin09
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Reviewed August 6, 2010

On July 25th, we spent the day on Gemini. It was the highlight of our vacation. The crew were friendly and the food and drinks were EXCELLENT! We visited Honolua Bay for a day of snorkeling. The water was clear and the reef was beautiful. We even saw turtles!

Thank mkozi
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Reviewed July 11, 2010

We did a two hour sunset cruise with Gemini Charters and had a great time. Staff was friendly and courteous, available but still allowing us to feel as we were the only ones on the charter. Food was catered by Westin and was excellent (pasta salad, spring rolls, grilled chicken). Timed sunset with the cliff diving ceremony at Sheraton. Also the crew made boarding and exiting the boat safely a priority which is a plus when traveling with older/younger persons. Would definitely use them again the next time in Maui.

Thank gatordiner
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Reviewed June 22, 2010

We took the Gemini Charters snorkel trip to West Maui/Honolua bay on June 12. If this were the only trip we took I wouldn't have anything to compare it to but would have still thought Gemini was great. However, we took a second snorkel trip with another company. We booked a trip with Trilogy to Molokini. Let me just say there is NO COMPARISON. Gemini has an friendly and professional crew, a clean, beautiful large catamaran and great food and an excellent snorkel location. There is no comparison - not only would iIONLY recommend Gemini I would also recommend going to Honolua Bay over Molokini. Gemini - thanks for making it a fabulos trip!

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