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“Snorkeling trip”

Kaanapali Ocean Adventures
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USD 84.65*
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Lanai Snorkel Adventure from Kaanapali
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Kaanapali Ocean Adventures has 2 vessels Insane Jet Boat seats 18 passenger - 1 hour tours Insane Jet Boat = Private Charters 3 hour Sanity Snorkel Vessel - 4 hour half day snorkel trips from Kaanapali Beach to the Island of Lanai 2 snorkel stop + continental breakfast Sanity Vessel 2 hour Private Watch & Dolphin Search Sanity Vessel 3 hour or longer Private Charter Sanity Vessel - Escort Vessel
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The trip was not at all as described. First of all I was told it would be a short boat ride to our destination and we were on the boat longer than we were in the water. We had to wait for the passengers to board which took 4-5 small boat trips to shore all the while the boat is just rocking on the waves Me and my son threw up the entire trip! The boat ride out was extremely rough. The boat was jumping out of the water. I was told by locals the water was very rough right now due to the weather. I feel like I should have been warned ahead of time. Half of the people on the boat were sick!

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Barbie Y, Director of Sales at Kaanapali Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Sorry but we have no control over the weather and water conditions. Our trip normally goes from 7:15am to 11:30am. Due to not clear water for visibility we go to a safer and more better snorkel spot which is a favorite of most locals call shark fin rock. We travel further and our trip goes longer since we choose to give our guests a better experience on snorkeling. We do not take our guests in merky water cause of the run off from the rain. It’s winter here and wish it was always sunny and calm.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Good boat, staff and nice and relaxed , not too many people which is a big plus, great option if staying at Ka’anapali

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Barbie Y, Director of Sales at Kaanapali Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Mahalo for your 5 star review

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is a great company in every way. From the pick up at the beach to the snorkeling sites to the fun attitude and professionalism of the crew, this was a 5. I only gave it a 4 because I don't think they were prepared for the rough seas and ride on the way back. We were drenched by waves coming over the side, which was fun at first but extremely cold and wet after awhile. They could have provided more towels or rearranged some of us for protection. Would definitely go back but would check the weather first.

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Barbie Y, Director of Sales at Kaanapali Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Aloha and Mahalo for our review on our snorkel trip to Lanai. Wish we could of had better weather but seas and weather conditions are always unpredictable. Loading more towels on Sanity vessel. We do not go straight across the channel from Lanai but have to cut over otherwise it could of been an even rougher ride. Hope to see you next time with better weather.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Loved this boat ride. It felt like we were on a jet ski but with a professional driver. Plan to get soaked!

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Barbie Y, Director of Sales at Kaanapali Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Greatly Appreciate your 5 Star review of our 1 hour Insane Jet Boat Ride. Kaanapali Ocean Adventures is the only Owner/Operator in all our Kaanapali Beach for 37 years with a perfect safety track record. Diver Dan is an amazing captain/driver and the only one that drives our Insane Jet Boat

Warmest Mahalo, Barbie

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

From beach pick up to drop off we had a great experience with Captain Dan and first mate Robert! They made us feel welcome and shared their knowledge and experiences of the islands. Captain Dan's snorkeling spots were unbelievable and alive with vibrant aquatic life. It was obvious the pride he had for his boat and us as his passengers. Not only was the February snorkeling a great experiences but we had the pleasure to stop and watch whales crossing

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Barbie Y, Director of Sales at Kaanapali Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Truly Appreciate your 5 star review of our 1/2 day snorkel trip to the Island of Lanai. Thank you again for taking the time to write this Amazing review.

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