Makena-Wailea Explorer Trip in Maui

Kihei, United States
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From $119.00

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Free cancellation
Free cancellation before June 9.
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Spend 4-hours with a small-group (8 max) and a guide s you experience an ocean adventure on Maui’s south coast. Enjoy the use of provided kayak and snorkel gear as you paddle through clear, calm waters, stopping along the way to swim and snorkel. Keep your eyes peeled for local marine life like green sea turtles, manta rays, octopuses, dolphins, and sometimes even Humpback whales (normally spotted between December and April.)
  • Explore south Maui on a 4-hour kayak and snorkeling trip
  • Paddle on the calm waters of Turtle Town and look out for green sea turtles and dolphins
  • Snorkel at Five Graves were you can swim near tropical fish and see an underwater cave
  • Snorkel around coral reefs along the Pu’uolai coastline and see unique geological formations

What's Included

  • Bottled water and snacks
  • Professional guides with lifeguard, CPR and first aid training
  • Use of kayak and snorkel equipment
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Makena Landing Park
    5083 Makena Rd, Kihei, HI 96753, USA

Start time

07:00 AM

What To Expect

Makena Landing Park

4 hours Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for children under 8 years old
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled because of poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour date or full refund
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 3 days in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 3 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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45 reviews
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Loved swimming with turtles!
Barbara_B, Apr 2023
We were looking forward to this kayak trip, it exceeded our expectations! The snorkeling was such a great experience due to Andre's advice plus swimming around all of the turtles/ fish. Such a nice guy. Gave us a great lunch recommendation too!
Great for teenagers
April_F, Sep 2021
Our guide Carlos was so upbeat and full of energy, he made the entire trip. He interacted well with my 3 teenagers and you can tell he genuinely enjoys what he does. Great at giving instructions with detail but not losing your attention.
Carlos was outstanding
Sapir_B, Aug 2021
Carlos was hands down the best! Made our snorkeling experience incredible! Thank you Carlos! We will be back!
Awesome views
phoenix_C, May 2021
The kayaking and snorkeling was awesome. We saw so many tropical fish and sea turtles. Which is why I gave it 4 stars. I didn’t give it 5 stars because the discrimination said a dry bag would be provided and we would have the option to purchase pictures of the trip after. Neither were offered at the site. we didn’t have water proof phone bags so we were unable to take our cell phones. Or any pictures. The snorkeling equipment was older and I kept drinking water. The trip was awesome. I wish I could of captured some of the beauty experienced on the trip. I would recommend you buy a water proof phone bag and bring your own snorkel equipment.
Loved this excursion!
Rachel-S, Nov 2020
John Hess was an amazing tour guide. He was thorough with safety procedures without being over bearing. We were in really good hands the entire excursion. He is also very knowledgeable about Hawaiian culture, wildlife, and geography. It's clear John loves what he does; we learned and saw so much.

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