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Maui Kayaks

#17 of 66 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Kihei Features Animals
Makena Landing, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-874-4000
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  • Excellent88%
  • 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I went on the kayak and snorkeling tour with John Shappell as our guide a couple of weeks ago. We had an excellent time. John took us to the cleaning station for the turtles where we saw a lot of turtles and...More

Thank Lisa D
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review. We enjoy having satisfied customers. Mahalo.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to single out our experience with John of Maui kayaks. We set out on 4 kayaks with John as our able guide to "turtle town" at Makena Bay. What sets John apart from other guides, besides his focus on safety and education, is...More

Thank mfar77
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the really great review! We are glad you enjoyed your trip with us. Mahalo.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide Matt was awesome! Very knowledgeable, experienced and patient with people new to kayaking! He knew all the great spots for seeing turtles and snorkeling and gave us lots of interesting facts and history about Hawaii with great humor. We would take the tour...More

Thank wangtabitha
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the positive review and feedback! We boast that we have some of the best guides on Maui so enjoy hearing from you. Mahalo.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality equipment and easy launch from Makena Landing. They do a good kayak and snorkel tour around a couple of great turtle nesting and feeding areas. Our guide, John, provided a great briefing for everyone and was very encouraging and supportive. We had one...More

Thank jun_r
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss out on this awesome adventure in Makena! Our family had a great time ocean kayaking and snorkeling - we found turtles swimming on the surface and even more underwater when we were snorkeling. John Shappell was a great guide making sure we were...More

Thank johend2017
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again. Mahalo.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and i had a great time. Actually much better than the Molikini boat/snorkel trip. We saw and learnt a lot more. Great for teens, Our guide John was great, excellent work John and thanks again.

Thank J B
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to give us such a good review! We value your feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a whale of a time :) It was our first time snorkeling and we got to see not only way more sea turtles than usual, but also an abundance of colorful and exotic reef fish. Matt was a great guide,...More

Thank Sascha D
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. We just love hearing from satisfied customers. Mahalo.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did this trip with the family - me, wife, 18 & 17 year old sons, 15 year old daughter - absolutely wonderful. Our guide was well versed in the area, and we found great spots. Turtle town cleaning stations were really great to see. We...More

Thank Mark B
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We like to hear from happy guests. Mahalo.

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our third kayak and snorkeling tour with John Shappell. We met at Makena Landing for a Turtle Town snorkeling adventure. John is a great guide and gets in the water and dives with you to show you the caves and sea life....More

Thank Carrie G
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for the review. Welcome back! We are happy that you enjoy your time with us. Mahalo.

Reviewed 5 July 2017

It was one of the best experiences of our trip. Matt, our guide, explained everything as we paddled out, the fish and all the surrounding sights. Was very patience with my wife and I, an older couple, and made sure the kayak team stayed together....More

Thank RonBR549
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks for the really great review! We love to hear how much our trips are enjoyed. Mahalo.

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Olivier M
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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