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“The Trilogy crew is top notch!!”
Review of Trilogy Excursions

Trilogy Excursions
Ranked #1 of 134 Tours in Lahaina
Certificate of Excellence
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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).
Niwot, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
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“The Trilogy crew is top notch!!”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

My family and I took the Trilogy excursion from Maui to Lanai a few days ago. It was awesome! We have taken a number of catamaran tours in Maui over the years, and just had to write about these guys. You can tell that the crew really and truly love what they do. They made this trip!! The boat is clean and well cared for. There were probably 30 or so of us on the tour, and they did a terrific job taking care of us. I was shocked that the crew knew each of our names by early in the trip and made sure their service was personalized. My sons and husband opted to go straight to the beach when we arrived in Lanai, and I opted to do the Lanai City shuttle tour. I enjoyed it, but they would not have, so the decision was good. The beach on Lanai was really pretty, but the snorkeling was only marginal. I would highly recommend Trilogy to anyone looking for a great day on the water, regardless of the destination. The crew make the experience exceptional!!!

Visited December 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“If you only do one thing when in Lahaina....”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

I was visiting Maui and was told I needed to take a trilogy tour...I booked a day trip to Lanai and it was by far the most amazing part of my 7 day vacation! From start to finish the crew was beyond polite and knowledgeable, the boat was immaculate, and oh yeah Manele Bay… oh my!!! Don’t think about it do it, and book quickly as excursions fill up quickly.

Visited December 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
“Great Snorkeling Trip”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great crew provided good entertainment and welcoming atmosphere as well as a great opportunity to snorkel in two separate locations with different wildlife. Great food, as well (comes as part of the trip--not purchased on board)! Plenty of time to snorkel and plenty of time to relax on the boat. Highly recommend for families, couples, or a solo trip.

Visited December 2012
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Saskatoon, Canada
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“Trilogy - As good as it gets”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

Booked Trilogy Molokini snorkel sail from Ma'alea harbour on maui for Christmas Day. Best trip you could imagine. Fun ride over to Molokini crater and were one of the first boats. Nice big catamaran Trilogy V, with a smaller group of passengers . Perfect with lots of room. Stopped also at Turtle town and saw a whole bunch of turtles. The food was also great. Warm cinnamon buns and fresh fruit for breakfast. Taco chips and the best homemade salsa for a snack and delicious lunch. Vegetarian option available too. An unusual day in maui as it wasn't windy enough to sail so cap'n Yoshi looked for whales. We had the best whale watching tour too. A baby whale getting a lesson on breaching and tail slapping and fin slapping from his momma. Even the crew was excited. Fun crew, helpful, knowledgeable and accommodating. They got to know everyone's names and were very nice. We would recommend Trilogy to everyone.

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New York
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“Perfect Snorkeling Excursion & Great Crew”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

Booked the Discover Molokini snorkeling trip for the family over the holiday break. I'm the type of traveler that will spend endless amount of time on the internet, discussion forums, and review sites looking for the best trip and deal. Trilogy Excursions was roughly $20-$30 more than other companies but the reviews and experience was worth the extra dollars.

From the moment you check-in to the time you get off the boat, the crew does a phenomenal job in constantly serving you. They insist that you enjoy the view and boat ride as they bring around hot coffee and beverages, chips and snacks, BBQ chicken lunch, and ice cream.

The excursion includes 2 snorkeling spots. If you're a beginner (which my parent were), the crew takes the time to teach the basics and guide them in the ocean. As you're heading home at the end of the trip, the captain turns off the engine and puts the sails up. You get to enjoy the last 30 minutes sailing through the ocean with only the sounds of the wind.

The boat condition is in tip-top shape. Other companies that I've been up do not maintain the boat as well and as clean as Trilogy. It's these subtle things that make Trilogy great.

First-class service and experience - I would highly recommend Trilogy to friends and family!

Visited December 2012
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