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“Discovering Lanai”
Review of Trilogy Excursions

Trilogy Excursions
Ranked #1 of 133 Tours in Lahaina
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Owner description: Voted #1 Sea Activity on Maui! Snorkeling, Sailing, Whale watches, Dinner Sails, Private charters, and most notably their "Discover Lana'i" excursion. Trilogy Excursions is a family-owned and operated sailing company established in 1973 by the Coon Family! They operate on both Maui and Lana'i and lead the industry in environmental stewardship, setting safety standards, and Hawaiian hospitality. They are committed to sustainable tourism and undergo an extensive certification process every two years to remain a certified eco-tour operator. They depart out of Ma'alaea Harbor, Lahaina Harbor, Ka'anapali Beach, and Manele Harbor (Lana'i).
Maui, Hawaii
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Discovering Lanai”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

We cruised with dolphins alongside the hulls. The sapphire blue ocean was crystal clear and calm that day. Crew members were friendly, courteous and seemed to wish to share their love of the ocean and islands with each and every guest. The boat was immaculate, the food excellent, especially the yakisoba tossed in a huge wok, tableside. There was an esprit de corps that made the trip uniquely enjoyable and especially beautiful leaving you with a spiritual sense of awareness and enlightenment.

Visited August 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“Great snorkeling, great food, great crew.”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

We took the Trilogy III for the half-day snorkel trip and had a fantastic time. We left at around 8 a.m. and they served us freshly made cinnamon rolls, with juice and/or coffee. Yum! We partially saied and partially motored to Molokini, where the boat moored and we did our first snorkeling of the day. They provide the equipment, including wet suit tops if desired. they conduct a snorkeling basics class for those who have never snorkeled before, which my wife found to be very helpful. We spent about an hour snorkeling there, and the crew was very attentive, sitting as outriders on surf boards and helping folks who might get too close to the reef. We then went to the Seven Caves Seven Graves area in South Maui, moored again, and swam with giant sea turtles. We saw at least seven in the hour we were there, and again crew members sat on surfboards at the limits of our snorkeling area and spotted and pointed out turtles for us. We then sailed and motored toward West Maui while they fed us all-you-can eat teriaki chicken, brown rice, and fresh salad, whch they brought to us, along with soft drinks. A first rate exeperience with a first rate crew, back by 2 pm. The boat we were on was a handsome catamarin made in 2010 and well maintained. There were about 50 on board with no crowding. they were very helpful and nice to the person who got sea sick, who thanked them profusely for how they treated her. They earned big tips from all on board,

Visited October 2012
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Panama City, Florida
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“Highest Recommendation”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

We have made the catamaran trip to Lanai twice and will certainly do it again when we visit Hawaii. Every minute of that trip is fantastic: coffee and cinnamon rolls, dolphins and flying fish, great barbecue on the beach, snorkeling, lounging in the sand and the wonderful crew. This is our favorite tourist activity when we visit Hawaii.

Visited July 2012
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
“Awesome Experience!”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

My Fiancee and I took the Discover Lana'i snorkel tour, and we couldn't recommend it any more highly. Captain Brian and crew were terrific! The food was excellent and it seemed like all aboard had a wonderful time. We had a perfect day snorkeling in crystal clear water, and even caught up with a large pod of spinner dolphins sailing back. I would highly recommend this to anyone, especially if you have not snorkeled before. If we had more time we would have gone on another trip with trilogy.

Visited October 2012
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
“Catamaran to Lanai”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

We loved sailing over to Lanai with Trilogy. The crew was friendly and hilarious. We enjoyed every minute of the day snorkeling and taking in the ocean from the boat and on the beach. It was great to hear about the history of the islands as we sailed to and from Lanai. The sunset on the way back to Maui was awesome!

Visited October 2012
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