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“Absolute best of our many boat day trips.”
Review of Alii Nui

Alii Nui
Ranked #2 of 11 things to do in Maalaea
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Alii Nui is a custom built, one of a kind, luxury sailing catamaran with a reputation for providing the ultimate in service and amenities. We limit the number of passengers to provide plenty of room to relax and enjoy. The Alii Nui offers Morning Snorkel Sails, Afternoon Turtle Snorkels, Whale Watch Excursions, Sunset Sails, Royal Feast Dinner Sails, Wedding Sails, and new event, Club Alii Nui. Measuring an impressive 65' from stem to stern and 36' port to starboard, she is truly the premiere sailing catamaran on Maui!
Reviewed April 16, 2014

This luxury trip takes takes day long boat trips to an unparalleled level! Outstanding food, service, and comfort. Not overcrowded with plenty of seating, etc. Slightly more expensive than many, but well worth the cost. The scuba diving was a huge plus, and the dive master, Chris, was outstanding. Of our many such trips throughout the Caribbean and Hawaii, incomparably the best.

Thank Sue M
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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2014

Sue M,

Mahalo for taking the time to write us such a stellar review! We're glad to hear that our Morning Snorkel (and SCUBA Dive) Sail was an unparalleled experience for you. We can't wait to see you back on board again soon!

A Hui Hou (Until We Meet Again),

Jeff S

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Reviewed April 12, 2014

Fantastic trip, weather was perfect in the 80's and sunny. The crew was very courteous and worked hard to keep everyone informed and comfortable on the trip. We saw a lot of turtles at Turtle Point while snorkeling along with whales later on. The food was very healthy, some champagne also made the trip a great memory. Caroline was first mate and the crew has likely catered to hundreds of groups, but made ours feel as if we were just as special as everyone other group. Would be a great vessel to get married on, if your thinking of that.

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Jeff S, Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2014

T K,

Mahalo for taking the time to write us such a grand review! We're glad to hear that your Turtle Point Morning Snorkel Sail with us was fantastic. Seeing green sea turtles and humpback whales up close and personal is always incredible. We can't wait to see you back on board again soon!

A Hui Hou (Until We Meet Again),

Jeff S

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Reviewed April 9, 2014

Everything was bar none great food, great boat, great staff, great evening with smooth sailing all the way. Highly recommend!
Oh perfect sunset and even seen a couple whales.
They will make you feel like family.

Thank dalal a
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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2014

dalal a,

Mahalo for taking the time to write us such a great review! We're glad to hear that your Sunset Sail with us was truly amazing. What a treat to see whales and the perfect sunset as well! We can't wait to see you back on board again soon.

A Hui Hou (Until We Meet Again),

Jeff S

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Reviewed March 29, 2014

Went on the whale watching tour, and it was excellent. Check in was a breeze--on trips I have taken with other companies the check in and boarding can take forever. Not the case here--we basically signed a form and hopped on the boat. Catamaran was great--very large and not overcrowded. Food buffet was really good. Within 10 minutes of leaving harbor we saw whales, and saw them pretty much continuously for the entire 2 hour cruise. Crew was very nice, fun and helpful. A very classy trip. Highly recommend!

Thank Jim Y
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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2014

Jim Y,

Mahalo for taking the time to write us such a stellar review! We're glad to hear that your Whale Watching experience with us was five stars all the way. That's very awesome that you got to see humpback whales for the entirety of your trip. We can't wait to see you back on board again soon!

A Hui Hou (Until We Meet Again),

Jeff S

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Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Just got back from the sunset dinner whale watching cruise and it was amazing great food with an incredible staff. Lots of whales overall great night

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Jeff S, General Manager at Alii Nui, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2014

Walleye67,

Mahalo for taking the time to write us such a grand review! We're glad to hear that your Sunset Sail with us was an amazing experience. What a bonus to see some humpback whales as well! We can't wait to see you back on board again soon.

A Hui Hou (Until We Meet Again),

Jeff S

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