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Maui Kayaks

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Makena Landing, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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John was a fantastic guide. He made sure everyone had a great experience kayaking and snorkeling. He did an excellent job bringing us to the reef early enough to swim with the turtles before other groups arrived, and made the whole adventure fun. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

John Michael made sure we saw lots of whales and turtles!He got us in and out of the surf perfectly!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank moklump
MauiKayaks, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the great review! We value your feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First I want to say that we were super thrilled with John our guide. He was phenomenal and really took showing us a good time seriously. We did see some whales and turtles, but let me explain something everyone should know. 1. They promise max...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So I'll just say that my experience was not great, but it was my fault because I didn't take anything for sea sickness and I felt terrible. The tour itself was great. The staff was professional and very helpful. My wife, who didn't get sea...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandovaldelatorre
MauiKayaks, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review. We are sorry you weren't well on your trip. Good idea to take something next time. Mahalo.

Reviewed 20 December 2018

We had a great time kayaking with this company. We got to see two whales breaching and several sea turtles. Good paddling and snorkeling, although I would have liked a bit more time paddling (I think we had to come in a bit early because...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sm1231310
MauiKayaks, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou for your feedback. We value your opinion. Mahalo.

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

The true highlight of this excursion was swimming with the turtles! The water was a little choppy, but the kayak portion was relatively easy. John was super informative, helpful, and determined. He ensured we had a great time, and more importantly took us to all...More

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MauiKayaks, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking time out to give us a review. We value your feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We went kayaking with John. He and the experience were fabulous. He was attentive to the needs of the group during our adventure, and knew the area well to guarantee a great time. The snorkeling along the reef was some of the best in Maui....More

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MauiKayaks, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your positive feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants something fun and completely enjoyable to do in Maui. Our tour guide Jason was the best tour guide I’ve ever had for any kind of activity. He is highly knowledgeable on many different subjects about the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thanks for taking time out to give us a great revue! We value your feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

It’s rare that a river/ocean guide has it all. This guy does: Jason is personable, funny, warm, hard-working, caring & knowledgeable. It’s important to him that everyone had a good time. He’s also an excellent ambassador for protecting Maui’s delicate marine ecosystem. He put the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thanks for the great review! We pride ourselves on having some of the best guides on Maui so value your feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Best kayak trip ever! Our guide was badass! We saw some amazing fish and Had a great time! Thanks again we will be back! Marcus and Deb!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2018

Thank you for the awesome review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Mahalo.

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OlivierM1294
25 March 2017|
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Response from Sarah N | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for reaching out. For safety reasons we take kids 5 and older on our trips . However, we do have kayak rentals from our Lahaina location that we can set up with 3 seats and you can do your own thing. Our hours... More
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Katie L
26 February 2015|
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Response from MauiKayaks | Property representative |
Hi Katie, This is Sarah, the owner of Maui Kayaks. I left you a voicemail earlier. We are so sorry that you had a bad experience with our company. Please except our apology and call me at your earliest convenience so... More
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