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Review of Maui Paddle Sports

Maui Paddle Sports
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Owner description: Experience Maui from the local perspective. Take part in a unique Hawaiian tradition and feel the thrill of paddling an outrigger canoe. Enjoy a leisurely pace as you view Maui’s incredible coastline from the water. Your guides will tell the story of Polynesian navigation while searching for the ‘honu’ or Hawaiian green sea turtle and in the right season humpback whales! Take a ride in a traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoe- enjoy breathtaking views of Maui, Molokai & Lanai. Families as well as individuals and couples can all participate for unforgettable memories & incredible photo opportunities.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed September 22, 2012

My husband and I recently vacationed in Maui, and we're lucky enough to meet some great people from Maui Paddles Sports and have the chance to experience the Outrigger canoe. We went out first thing in the am to avoid the wind...so glad we did!! Jorge and Jamie were the guides on the trip. They took us up along the north coast...we saw so many turtles!! What great guys they were....both were so knowledgeable and friendly. Amy and Barry checked us in upon our arrival and were very welcoming. I cant wait to canoe again with all these wonderful people when we visit Maui again.

Thank Kim P
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MauiPaddleSports, Manager at Maui Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2012

Aloha Kim,
Mahalo for sharing your experience! It was great to meet you and we look forward to paddling with you again!
Amy, Barry, Jamie, George and the rest of the MPS Crew

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Reviewed September 21, 2012

We did an am outrigger canoe ride; my husband and I plus our 3 kids aged 7, 5 and 3. This was definitely our best Maui experience / activity and the personality of the guys on the canoe had absolutely everything to do with that. They made it so fun for our children and us too. They guys are extremely knowledgeable about the island but more importantly the water. When you have kids safety is paramount and these guys were totally focussed on that. So if you have young kids (and of course if you dont) i would highly recommend this activity - we will be returning to Maui next summer (if not before) and this will definitely be top of our list of things to do.

Thank awood9
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

Took the A.M. outrigger canoe ride, what a cool experience! If your looking for an off the beaten path type activity in the heart of Ka'anapali you've found it! We came to Maui on our honeymoon and we did quite a few activities, both of us ranked our experience with Maui Paddle Sports right at the top of our lists! The guides were a fun, personable, and engaging bunch. You can sense they love what they do and their enthusiasm is contagious! They really do make it a point to make sure your enjoying yourself. Guys, seeing the Maui coast from a little ways out from the beach is truly breathtaking, its a different vantage point than we got anywhere else. I would recommend the trip for this reason alone, the rest is gravy. Thanks guys for a truly memorable and unique experience! Mahalo, well see ya next time were in Maui!

Thank Brad M
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Just had a great time with Jared and George on the Outrigger Canoe at the Westin on Ka'Anapali beach. Fun guys and very knowledgable. We would defiantly request them again on another ride next time we come.
Thanks guys for helping us celebrate ourb25th anniversary

Kurt and Wendy

Thank Wnachazel
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Reviewed September 1, 2012

What's a girl to do when beautiful specimens of human beings find her sauntering along the beach with nothing to do, but soak in the sun? ...jump aboard the wa'a of Sule & George! I was but a solo traveler, but Sule and George wasted no time integrating me into our tour group. They took time to personalize the experience for each individual and played to our strengths. After a few minutes of chatting, we were strategically positioned to maximize our combined efforts of exploring the beauty that is Maui. Sule and George drew us in with rich history and breathtaking moments of creation. This is an experience I recommend to everyone! I came alive on the water and relished in its gentleness and marine life. LAVA!

Thank Miriam W
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