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Maui Kayaks

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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Makena Landing, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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+1 808-874-4000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to Maui for our 25th anniversary and this kayak tour was the highlight of our week. I cannot say enough good things about our guide, John. He is very friendly, great at explaining the details of kayaking to beginners, and...More

3  Thank Cheryl_the_pie_queen
Carole H, admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2015

Thank you Cheryl for your review. We think we have the best guides on Maui and so value your feedback highly. Happy Anniversary! Mahalo.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I was in Maui in December and we booked the 4.5 hour "eco-adventure" tour four two people which included lunch for two people. We chose this tour because it was longer and included food as we were heading somewhere else right after and didn't want...More

9  Thank bfinn66406
MauiKayaks, Owner at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2015

Dear Alina, We are truly sorry that you did not have a 5 star experience with our company. We are a small family run business that strives to provide impeccable customer service and it appears we have fallen short of this goal. It is true...More

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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed 5 days ago 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!

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I signed up for a group tour, but we showed up and discovered that it was going to be just the two of us! The guide was a ton of fun, and helped us feel safe even though we were both new...More

Thank Ramanan K
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you had such a great time. Mahalo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked with Maui Kayaks because we liked the small number of people per group. Our guide, Rama, was awesome! It was our first time anorkeling in Hawaii and he was very patient with us. His encouraging words gave us the feeling of confidence to...More

Thank nmaust63
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We value your feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The experience was Amazing! Jason (our tour guide) was knowledgeable and funny! Lots of stories to tell and cool fun facts! During the the snorkeling portion he was in the water with us give us tips showing us the reef! Jason was helpful and accommodating...More

1  Thank Nena H
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We enjoy hearing from happy customers. Mahalo.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We had a great time with John, he knew the area where we were quite well and he did a great job keeping the group together. Swimming with the turtles is an experience you will never forget!

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are happy you enjoyed your time with us! Mahalo.

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A nice kayak that is appropriate for any level of kayaker. Our guide John was very helpful and made everyone feel at ease. He showed us a great place to snorkel and see the turtles and fish. The price was affordable. Great trip!

Thank Lori B
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to give us a review, we value your feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 24 September 2018

John was a great tour guide! Perfect for novice kayakers and snorkelers. One of the best coral reefs we have ever seen.

Thank Ryan F
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We enjoy positive feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Myself, my husband and 15 yo daughter had an unforgettable morning with our tour guide John. We are novice kayakers but, After a few simple instructions we felt totally confident during our trip. John led us to the most beautiful fish and there is no...More

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for taking time out to give us such a positive review! We are happy you enjoyed your time with us. Mahalo.

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We booked the 4 hour kayak snorkel trip. TS Olivia hit while we were in Maui. Maui Kayak accommodated any changes and promised refund if the weather didn't improve before flight home. Luckily the weather was fabulous, ourtoir was gorgeous, our guide John was fabulous,...More

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Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for the really great review! We love getting positive feedback. 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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