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Review of Trilogy Excursions

Trilogy Excursions
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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).
Reviewed October 17, 2013

We chose this trip because of the great reviews they had received, and because it combined both a trip and tour of Lanai'i with a snorkeling expedition. The crew couldn't have been more accommodating. They were very concerned with the comfort and safety of everyone aboard, and they made the sail over such fun! The snorkeling beach was beautiful, with someone both assisting you in and out of the water, and standing watch while we all snorkeled in the bay. The food was great and the tour guide entertaining. Our only disappointment was that no dolphins appeared! But I guess they couldn't control that part. We were thrilled to get under sail for at least a short time on the return trip. I would go again; this was well worth the money, and was a very relaxing and fun way to spend a day in Maui.

Thank M0mmaNurse
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

we had such a wonderful day with trilogy, the staff, especially Chad, was excellent as they tended to our every need. the captains food was a treat, and the snorkling at both stops was top notch, looking forward to the next. keep it up boys!

Thank Gl0baltrvlr
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is far and away the best trip I have ever been on during a tropical vacation. Our concierge recommended it because of the smaller group size and beautiful catamaran, and she was right. There were only 35 people on board, and four crew members.

All of the food they served was delicious, from the homemade cinnamon buns for breakfast to the pineapple salsa snack and BBQ chicken lunch. The staff was exceptionally friendly and accommodating, and very knowledgeable about the area.

Molokini Crater was such a beautiful place to snorkel. The water was crystal clear and warm, and we saw quite a few colorful fish, as well as an octopus! On the way back we stopped at another snorkel place and got to see sea turtles, which totally made my entire vacation.

I definitely recommend this trip to anyone who enjoys catamarans and snorkeling.

1  Thank Kym W
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

I booked the sunset sail with Trilogy on our last full day of the honeymoon as a nice end to our week. Unfortunately, it was a cloudy day so the sites weren't as breathtaking as we had hoped but the sail, staff, and food and drink were great...I believe the Capt. name was Kevin and the mates were Carrie and Byram...they were so nice and fun. Very accommodating and hospitable. I would definitely recommend this group to anyone wanting to see the island from a different angle and at the end of the trip we actually did get some nice color in the sky.

Thank Alicia G
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

dont' be fooled by their pictures about gramas cinnamon buns. they are not good. . could be out of frozen containers even
We had a capt of our trip who was just beyond dumb. He did not take us to the right places and it was a complete waste.
I would definitely go with hula girl or terra luna . Even Pride of Maui was better than trillogy.

1  Thank Ann B
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LovinMauiLahaina, Public Relations Manager at Trilogy Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2013

Aloha, and thank you for taking the time to offer your review of your excursion with Trilogy. The points you raise are very concerning, although after following up with you privately, we understand that this review is for a tour you took in July, 2011. It's unfortunate that so much time has lapsed between your tour and your review, and we wish that you had raised your concerns while you were still here on island. You also mentioned that the Captain's name was Jack, and while we understand you might have forgotten the Captain's name, we're a bit confused since we've never had a captain named Jack. Finally, per "Mama Coon's cinnamon rolls", we can assure you that every batch of rolls is freshly-baked each morning, and we even offer the cinnamon roll recipe on our Trilogy website and blog. We're sorry to hear that they weren't up to your liking, and we'll still be sure to follow up with our food and beverage department to ensure each batch is perfect. Again, we thank you for taking the time to offer your review, and even after 40 years of snorkeling charters in Maui, it's still our goal to individually please every guest we welcome aboard. Mahalo.

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