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Ka'anapali Beach, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI
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Only way to snorkel on Maui!

Like others that have posted we wanted the small snorkeling experience without 100 other people and... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
garybaldus
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Another Great Time

We (myself, wife and 3 daughters) had gone out on Ryan's boat last time we visited Maui, and we... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
TC7777
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“wake surf” (9 reviews)
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Ka'anapali Beach, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Like others that have posted we wanted the small snorkeling experience without 100 other people and we got it! The 4 in our family had such a great time and could pick and choose what we wanted to see and how long we wanted to...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We (myself, wife and 3 daughters) had gone out on Ryan's boat last time we visited Maui, and we loved it so much then, we HAD to do it again. I didn't think it was possible to enjoy it more than we did 2 years...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The concierge at the Ritz booked this excursion for us. We were here for a family vacation with the inlaws (70 and 68), our two kids (11 and 17) and my husband and I. We wanted to do some snorkeling and tubing. We did a...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We did a private tour with Captain Ryan in June 2017. We had a family of six 3 adults, 2 teens, and an 11 year old). This was one of our children's favorite activities. Captain Ryan is very patient with kids. The water was choppy...More

1  Thank Wyatt12345
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Ride with Ryan was a highlight of a trip! Both my kids 22 and 10 And my husband were riding like pros within seconds and LOVED it!

1  Thank Alena L
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

This was our big finale, after many family trips to Maui and after several happy days on island. Honestly: wish we had found Wake Maui on the first day of our first Maui trip years ago. Ryan is so fantastic as teacher, tour guide, taking...More

1  Thank RPCAUSA
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Last year we wake boarded with Ryan and we had so much fun that we returned this year. Ryan is a great teacher, so patient and it is important to him that you have a fun experience. This year, Ryan taught us how to wake...More

1  Thank famvacation2016
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We first went out with Ryan in 2015. When we returned to Maui this year, we booked him for three further trips. Not only are the activities great fun (especially the wake surfing and the tubing), but Ryan is delightful company. He's a great teacher...More

1  Thank Renata F
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Captain Ryan was fantastic and took our group of 6 (3 adults, 3 kids ages 11, 11 and 14) out for a couple hours on his speedboat for water skiing, knee boarding, tubing, and wake surfing. He is extremely accommodating and patient. His boat is...More

1  Thank dturner04
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Our family of five booked Ryan for two hours. We were having so much fun we stayed an extra hour. Thankfully he was free. First our ten-year-old twins tried wake boarding for the first time. Ryan was great with them and they both got up...More

1  Thank Mark W
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WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Wow guys! Thank you so much for the glowing review! I am really glad to hear that I could help make your trip to Maui more memorable. I wish the very best for you and your family with the big move in the upcoming school...More

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