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Address: Makena Landing, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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+1 808-874-4000
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Our Whale and turtle trip with Maui Kayaks

Our morning with John was spent in search of Humpback whales, and a stopover at a "turtle cleaning" cove. Three of us had a morning of having Humpback whales passing alongside... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our morning with John was spent in search of Humpback whales, and a stopover at a "turtle cleaning" cove. Three of us had a morning of having Humpback whales passing alongside our group. Our guide John was very knowledgeable, and very respectful of the local wildlife. We have been coming to Maui once a year for the past 6 or... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our guide John did an excellent job. He was very detailed, gave great safety tips and was very engaging. He had excellent knowledge of the area and did an excellent job of pointing out things both on the surface and while snorkeling.

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you for the good review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your trip! Mahalo. More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a party of two families - 4 adults, 2 6th grade boys, a 9th grade boy and a 12th grade girl. We had a blast and everyone in the group, from the kids to the adults enjoyed Matt's company and expertise. He was laid back and seemed to even enjoy our kids! We saw really cool underwater... More 

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to give us a good review. We are sorry you weren't aware of the initial procedure and appreciate your understanding. Mahalo. More 

Lahaina, Hawaii
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Matt seemed exhausted, distracted and not on his game for sure. Seemed like he wanted us to want to whale watch because that would be easier but we didn't sign up for that. We wanted to see turtles and snorkel. Took us to a more private area after we finally spoke up but there was no visibility so then took... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maui Kayaks and our guide Matt were both great. Good customer service, expectations were set and met, and Matt gave some real good insight into the local landscape and also great tips overall on the Hawaii experience. Nice work!

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review we are happy you had a good time with us. Mahalo. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Organized, professional and fun! Loved the tour and learn a lot as well. First spot we stopped we were snorkelling with sea turtles! And then we paddled out even farther to see the whales. Always felt safe - safety was a priority before and after. Thank you Matt!

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to give us a review! We enjoy positive feedback. Mahalo. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were excited to kayak and explore more of Maui. We signed up for the "kayak tour". We had difficulty booking online, when we arrived we spoke to a woman and a man, both were VERY helpful in rebooking us on the next tour. We really appreciated their thoughtfulness and professional behavior. When it came time for our tour our... More 

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New Lenox, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Matt was an excellent guide making it a comfortable and safe trip with careful and patient instructions before the trip. He demonstrated excellent knowlegde of the sea and marine wildlife. His respect and knowledge of the animals of the sea was outstanding. Snorkeling was great! He was an excellent instructor for new comers. Matt, thanks for the tip on South... More 

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Carole H, Admin. at Maui Kayaks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed our guide Matt. Mahalo. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aloha John and Maui Kayaks, This is John Burton you took me, my son and Mother out earlier today. I just wanted to say Thank You So Much!! We had such a Great morning with you canoeing and snorkeling! Yesterday my Mother turned 70 Years Old! And she hasn't been comfortable enough yet to snorkel and she said she felt... More 

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you for your really great review! We appreciate you taking time out to give us such positive feedback. We will pass your message on to our guide and Happy Birthday to your Mom. Mahalo. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We did Kayak & snorkel @ Makena Beach Landing! We will cherish this experience for many years to come. Infact we were few mins late, but the guide (Matt Hudson) was very patient and walked through the procedures, and few of us had some thoughts about water activity, but Matt ensured we had a smooth kayak & snokel and most... More 

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review! We love knowing our guests are happy ! Mahalo. More 

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