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  • Maui: Molokini and Turtle Town Snorkel Tour with Lunch

    1. Maui: Molokini and Turtle Town Snorkel Tour with Lunch

    Your snorkeling tour to the Molokini Crater and Turtle Town begins at Maalaea harbor, where you'll board the boat. Start the day off right with a breakfast of eggs, ham, cinnamon rolls, donuts, coffee, fruit, and juice. Located off the south shore of Kihei and rising 300 feet (91 meters) out of the water, the extinct volcanic cone of Molokini provides the opportunity to see native Hawaiian marine life in their natural habitat. Spot manta rays, fish, and sharks, who swim around the coral year-round. Molokini is protected as a marine preserve and bird sanctuary, so you can expect pristine conditions. Use the provided snorkeling equipment to explore the underwater world and take advantage of the two water slides into the water. You can also take a peek at the reef without getting in the water via the glass-bottom viewing room. To ensure safety, a lifeguard will be in the water at all time...

  • Maui: Guided Sea Scooter Snorkeling Tour

    2. Maui: Guided Sea Scooter Snorkeling Tour

    Start the tour directly from the beach, where you’ll meet with your small group which will consist of a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 8 people. Also meet your 2 certified tour guides, who will assist you throughout your tour.

    After a quick lesson and demonstration of how to operate the underwater sea scooters, the tour group will move on to one of the best local coral reef homes to Hawaiian sea life. Discover green sea turtles, starfish, butterfly fish, octopuses, rays, eels, and more.

    Throughout the tour, your guide will point out various species that inhabit the bay of Wailea Beach, and Turtle Town, and other local reefs. It is also possible to see manta rays and lots of turtles on any tour.

    Every trip is unique, as you will see different marine life each time. The area you wil...

    Had a blast without having to worry about the fatigue that comes with traditional snorkeling. Saw 3 sea turtles, eels, and an abundance of beautiful urchins and fish.

  • Maui: Turtle Town Private Kayak & Snorkel Tour

    3. Maui: Turtle Town Private Kayak & Snorkel Tour

    Come enjoy a perfect morning on the water kayaking and snorkeling on this tour of Maui's picturesque Turtle Town in Kihei, no experience necessary. Swim with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles (Honu) and enjoy panoramic views. Start your tour with a brief lesson about fish identification followed by a paddle lesson. Then, it's right onto the water to start your adventure. See views of Mauna Haleakalā, Kahalawai, Kahoolawe, Lanai, and Molokai. After a scenic paddle through Makena Bay to the snorkel destination, it's time to drop anchor and go on a guided reef tour. Once in the water, cruise around at your own pace as you enjoy the colorful coral, beautiful fish, and turtles. After snorkeling and sightseeing under the colorful waters, it's back to the kayaks for water and snacks. Then, paddle back to the beach to finish your tour. Benefit from free photos taken during the tour to remember your ...

    Awesome adventure. My wife got really sea sick despite taking Dramamine. Our guide was super patient and helpful with my wife being sick. He gave us some great suggestions on what she could do in the future to help with the sea sickness. He gave us some great recommendations for other local activities and restaurants. The guide had dry storage for our phones/wallets. He provided water for us. We saw a variety of fish an several sea turtles.

  • Maui: Whale Watch Kayaking and Snorkel Tour in Kihei

    4. Maui: Whale Watch Kayaking and Snorkel Tour in Kihei

    Kayak through Maui's blue ocean to embark on a whale watching adventure. This tour provides a perspective like no other. Gliding along the water, you will be eye-level with the ocean and can see the marine wildlife up-close and personal. After checking in, your expert guide will provide hands on instruction on how to manage your kayak, from landing, launching, paddling and how to get in and out for the snorkeling component. This tour features "sit on top" kayaks which makes for easy-on/easy-off access. Your guide will launch each kayak, setting you out into the great blue sea. As a group on the water, your guide will brief you about whats planned and where you will visit. To begin your adventure, you will paddle out to search for whales (whales are seasonal here and populations vary yearly). Along the way, your local guide will share island stories, information, folklore, and more. When...

    Our guide, John, was charismatic and knowledgeable. The kayaking was a blast and we got to kayak alongside dolphins! The snorkeling was also excellent, we saw a wide variety of fish and our guide found a huge sea turtle for us to see! Was overall an excellent tour and was the perfect amount of time. Would definitely recommend it and do it again ourselves next time we’re in Maui. Just FYI the whales are only around Jan-March.

  • Maui: Molokini and Turtle Town Snorkel with Deli Lunch

    5. Maui: Molokini and Turtle Town Snorkel with Deli Lunch

    See Maui from a new perspective as you swim and snorkel alongside its marine life at Molokini and Turtle Town. Cruise to these famous snorkeling destinations by catamaran, and enjoy breakfast and lunch onboard.

    Meet your captain and crew near Maalaea Harbor for your check-in. Board the comfortable catamaran and enjoy a continental breakfast of cinnamon rolls, donuts, fresh fruits, coffee, and juice as you head towards Molokini.

    Arrive at Molokini and admire the scenery of the extinct volcanic cone, home to around 250 different local species. Jump into the water and snorkel with native wildlife such as black triggerfish, yellow tang, and parrotfish.

    Continue onto Turtle Town, where you’ll swim with protected Hawaiian green sea turtles among the underwater lava formations. Rest assured a lifeguard wil...

    The staff were amazing and very helpful. We had fun snorkeling but unfortunately not as many fish or turtles as I was expecting. Very windy day but staff made recommendations to help keep everyone safe. Good day overall

  • From Ma'alaea Harbor: Molokini Snorkeling Adventure

    6. From Ma'alaea Harbor: Molokini Snorkeling Adventure

    Embark on a half-day snorkeling adventure on a glass-bottomed catamaran, with breakfast, lunch, and a professional crew included. Look out for all types of Pacific marine life, from dolphins to turtles and coral reefs, in 2 snorkeling spots — the Molokini Crater and Turtle Town. 

    Begin your tour at Maalaea Harbor to board your boat. Join the crew aboard the Calypso, Maui's newest addition to the fleet, where you can even view the ocean from its glass bottom. Benefit from an easy-to-use stairway in and out of the water, lots of shade, and plenty of Jimmy Buffet music. 

    Start the day off right with a breakfast of eggs, ham, cinnamon rolls, donuts, coffee, fruit, and juice. Next, be dazzled by Molokini Crater, located off the south shore of Kihei. Expect pristine conditions as Molokini is a protected marine preserve and bird san...

    Purchased three adult tickets for my children months in advance of vacation. Super easy purchasing and voucher digital download. Kids had a great time!!

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What people are saying about Kihei

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 12 reviews

One of the best snorkeling experiences that I’ve ever had. The staff Carlos, Emily, and Svensen (sp) were phenomenal! Great attention to all the passengers and great information. Seeing the sea turtles was an experience that I will never forget!

Had a blast without having to worry about the fatigue that comes with traditional snorkeling. Saw 3 sea turtles, eels, and an abundance of beautiful urchins and fish.

Smaller boat which added to the experience! The crew was more apt to helping out and being more hands on due to the same fact!

Friendly, caring staff. Had a great time and an experience I will always treasure!

Great tour, very kind People, highly recommended!!!