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Friendly Charters, Lani Kai

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Slip 76, Ma'alaea Harbor, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-244-1979
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This snorkeling trip was amazing the crew was very attentive. Made sure u were comfortable with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Great Morning!!

As there are several charters to choose from for snorkeling in Maui, we chose the Lani Kai based... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lauren W
Orlando, Florida
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The Lani Kai is a 53 foot power catameran which holds 69 passengers. Friendly Charters takes passengers on Snorkeling tours to Molokini and Turtle town in the morning, and to Coral Gardens in the afternoon. This is a classy, beautiful yacht, which is less crowded, but still stable. You don't share your snorkeling spot with 140 other people. It has a shaded cabin, a waterslide, 3 swimsteps, marine toilets and showers. We offer Snuba.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“coral gardens” (17 reviews)
“turtle town” (44 reviews)
“peanut butter” (6 reviews)
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Slip 76, Ma'alaea Harbor, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-244-1979

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This snorkeling trip was amazing the crew was very attentive. Made sure u were comfortable with equipment/water. They offer wet suit rentals. For like 10$. They have offer a breakfast with like muffins fruit totally fresh. Then lunch sandwiches pasta salad. And when u r...More

Thank Boogerbeat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As there are several charters to choose from for snorkeling in Maui, we chose the Lani Kai based off of reviews and the great price. Really was an awesome trip, wind was crazy so the captain took us to another location with spectacular reefs. Boat...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time snorkeling and the crew assured I was comfortable and had sufficient info and training so I felt comfortable. We went first to Molokini crater which was an amazing experience. The winds were high so initially they thought we might only...More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The captain is really funny. He feeds you information in a way that has you laughing and soaking it in at the same time. The rest of the staff is very helpful as well. Always making sure your equipment is working the way it's supposed...More

Thank Irving D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We did the morning snorkel tour on Lani Kai. The crew was friendly and amazing, especially Mia. The trip was nice and smooth. I normally get seasick but no problems this time. Good food and wonderful mai tais! Highly recommend

Thank geb910
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Lani Kei and Friendly Charters was recommended to us, as we were looking for a quality "first time snorkeling" experience. We also wanted a smaller boat with less people on it. We were 100% satisfied with our day. Everyone--and we mean everyone--was friendly, kind,...More

1  Thank SK23RL
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

After our bad morning experience, the Captain invited us for the afternoon trip. We went to a wind-protected reef called Olulani. It was, hands down, the best dive/snorkel experience I've had, anywhere. The crew was great, in every way. I highly recommend the Snuba option....More

1  Thank klangdon826
Reviewed 2 August 2017

WOW!! This trip was awesome and I have to say the crew is part of the amazing experience you get when traveling with Lani Kai. The captain is great and keep you entertained with stories, the rest of the crew members are super friendly, helpful...More

1  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This was our first ever snorkeling trip and we could not be more pleased. The captain & his crew were great hosts. They explained things very well for us beginners and made us very comfortable. Smaller amount of people on this boat than the bigger...More

1  Thank Chris Amanda P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I went with two girl friends and we had a blast! The afternoon trip went to a great spot out of the winds called Coral Gardens. The snorkeling was fun and the crew was amazing! All snorkel gear was provided and a deli style lunch...More

1  Thank TrippinOnMaui
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Terese V
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Response from FMOmbrello | Reviewed this property |
We too did an early afternoon charter. The cost for the basic trip, which included snorkeling and lunch was $35 per person. This included your mask and fins. If you wanted to use a wet suit, it was an additional $10. If you... More