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“"Best Day on Maui" rocked it!”
Review of Maui Boat Trips

Maui Boat Trips
Ranked #7 of 11 things to do in Maalaea
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Our Ocean Freedom and Reef Explorer are 40' jet boats. This means our boats have no propellers and cruise at 25-27 knots, providing less travel time and more time on site. Snorkel Maui's underwater paradise exploring Olowalu, Coral Gardens, Molokini & Turtle Town. These are must see spots off the coast, which will provide for an unforgettable adventure for all ages.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Activities for older children
Reviewed January 6, 2016

We had a great time today on the Leilani with Capt. CJ, Megan and Josh! Started the morning with multiple sitings of humpback whales - including one that swam under our boat and posed for close-up shots when he surfaced right next to us! Good continental breakfast on our trip out to Molokini, where the snorkeling was great! Then on to the reefs offshore near Olowahu to swim with the Hawai'ian Green Sea Turtles, with burgers (including veggie burgers for our vegetarian!), hot dogs, pasta salad and more on the way there. The crew were terrific - friendly, entertaining, and full of good information. We'll be back!

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Peg5512
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"molokini crater"
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"continental breakfast"
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"smaller group"
in 4 reviews
"macadamia nut cookies"
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"fish"
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"maalaea harbor"
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"bbq lunch"
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"food was great"
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"second stop"
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"mai tais"
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"snorkel tour"
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"great snorkel"
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"humpback whales"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We book the 6 hour Best Day in Maui tour. I thought it was the right choice. There were two stops for snorkeling and the rest of the time we hung out on the upper deck. There were only about 20 people on the tour so it was a very comfortable size. Captain CJ and the crew Josh and Alex were great. Wonderful day all around!

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank anitsirk3
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

I booked and paid in full, yet 18 hours before, or get w call saying the trip is cancelled and that .i need to contac them because any alternatives are selling out fast. Pity for me I was out on a day trip, and didn't get back before they closed for the day. So my whole trip toMaui is now destroyed.. I leave the next day, so therefore cannot rebook. Seeing they have done this before makes me even more cross, do yourself a favour and don't rely on this on this mob. So disappointed, so u professional. Ps. They had my mobile but didn't want to call an international number. Must think it is better to ruin my holiday,

Date of experience: September 2015
5  Thank lynne j
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Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We booked the best day in Maui tour but I guess they didn't sell enough tickets so they cancelled 18 hours before the trip. We were booked on the pride of Maui, which was nice but one hour shorter trip without the dolphin excursion.
I can't say this is a bad tour but don't trust them. You need to make sure they have enough passengers before booking.

Date of experience: September 2015
6  Thank kbatlanta
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Reviewed September 2, 2015

We did the "best day on Maui" tour but on the smaller Leilani boat. This boat takes only 39 people so it is a much smaller group. Our captain was friendly and knowledgeable and we all felt very safe on this boat. Since we were on the smaller boat, we were able to do more than the larger boats. We went to Turtle Reef and swam with the sea turtles and then went to Molokini Crater. By going to Molokini Crater second, we avoided all the boats that go first thing in the morning. The clarity at Molokini is incredible! Our boat gave us a light continental breakfast with muffins and fruit and then a BBQ lunch of burgers, hot dogs, chicken and salad. On the way home, we got macadamia nut cookies. The crew was really nice and attentive. One of them acts as lifeguard while you snorkel. She also helped to find interesting sea creatures to look at. There is seating upstairs and downstairs as well as a bathroom on the boat. We really enjoyed this trip, particularly because it was a smaller group.

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Cece1424
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