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Wake Maui

#7 of 12 things to do in Ka'anapali Features Animals
Ka'anapali Beach, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI
+1 808-269-5645
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Last year we wake boarded with Ryan and we had so much fun that we returned this year. Ryan is a... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Portola Valley, California
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Fantastic time to be had by all!!

We first went out with Ryan in 2015. When we returned to Maui this year, we booked him for three... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Renata F
Middle Park, Australia
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Ka'anapali Beach, Ka'anapali, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 7 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

Thank famvacation2016
Reviewed 9 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

Thank Renata F
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

Thank dturner04
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We booked a half day trip with 2 hours wake boarding/surfing and 2 hours snorkeling. It was myself, my teenage son and his friend. Ryan, the captain, was so patient teaching the boys how to wake board/surf and always had a positive attitude. The boys...More

1  Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 24 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

Thank Mark W
WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

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

Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Ryan took our entire family out when we visited Maui and I think it was the best activity of the trip! He was very knowledgable and friendly and was able to help our boys (17 and 15) improve their wake surfing skills. We would HIGHLY...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Hands down the best thing we did while we were in Maui. Ryan is awesome and exceptional with kids! Neither of our kids had ever wake boarded, and he had them up in no time at all! Then, part way through our adventure, we saw...More

Thank Kara Z
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

#1 thing on my teenage son's list at Kaanapalli was wake surfing with Ryan after so much fun last year. Ryan was super accommodating and took us out for two charters on consecutive days (as we only had a short visit). Can't recommend this enough...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We just returned to Maui for our second visit and wanted to avoid all the tourist trap stuff we did last time...so in addition to doing a little wake boarding again we also did some snorkeling and whale watching with wake Maui! I loved the...More

Thank Chevette_boy
WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Thank you SO MUCH! It was a true pleasure to have you out again and I hope the rest of your vacation was just as good as your morning with me. Thank you again for your kind words they really do make a difference! Ryan...More

Reviewed 8 January 2016

This trip is great!!! We left from Kaanapali beach and went right out to the wake boarding boat, which was immaculate. I have only been out wake boarding a few times and Ryan, who is the captain and owner eased us into everything. I had...More

1  Thank Katie B
WakeMaui, Owner at Wake Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review! I also want to say that you were "Wake Surfing" not "Wake Skating" on that day. While we do offer both, Wake Surfing is by far our most popular activity at Wake Maui. I thank you again for...More

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I would like to buy my daughter, husband and granddaughter surf lessons close to their hotel. Which is the Maui Eldorado Kaaapali. Can you suggest somewhere to try that I could purchase online.
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