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Maui Kayaks

#16 of 65 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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1 - 10 of 335 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family went on the Turtle Town Adventure with Matt from Maui Kayaks, and it was a blast! This was our first kayak outing and our boys' first snorkel trip. From the very start, Matt was welcoming and gave us great instructions to start the...More

Thank Maureen B
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking time out to give us a positive review. We are happy you had such a good trip with us! Mahalo.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The short version: My family and I kayaked from Makena Beach, and had the pleasure of having John Shappell from Maui Kayaks as our guide. Not only did we snorkeled with turtles and saw other sea life, but John was able to preserve the memories...More

Thank OakleyOC
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the awesome review! We are so happy that your first snorkel happened with us. Mahalo.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had John for a guide on our trip. He was a lot of fun and had a lot of knowledge. He took us snorkeling where there were many sea turtles. We were lucky to find a pair of bottle nose dolphins. Had a great...More

Thank Stacieh674
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the positive review. We are happy you enjoyed your trip. Mahalo.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Matt brought my wife and I, along with 2 other couples out on a whale watching combined with snorkeling kayak in February. He was a great host, funny and knowledgeable ( although who knows if the "facts " we're true or not ). A most...More

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

Thanks for the great review, we agree, our guides are the best! Mahalo.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our original Kayak trip was going to be from Honokahua Bay but the winds on the North shore kept cancelling our trip out. We instead decided to choose a tour that left from Historic Lahaina. We ventured out with a party of 4 and the...More

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

Thank you for the positive review! We are happy you enjoyed your trip with us. Mahalo.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me get straight to the point. 1. Great experience. 2. Good Equipment. No training needed, the equipment will ensure that you will enjoy swimming with the turtles 3. John keeps you entertained and is very knowledgeable. He is a very experienced guide and we...More

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

Thank you for the great review! We pride ourselves on having some of the best guides on Maui so your feedback is much appreciated. Mahalo.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time to Maui and we really didn't know who to call for a kayak/snorkel trip. We are so glad that we chose Maui Kayaks and that John Shappell was our tour guide. He was so great with the whole family (even...More

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

Thank you for taking time out to give us a good review! We value your feedback. Mahalo.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an amazing morning kayaking and snorkeling with Maui Kayaks! Our guide John was super knowledgeable and took us to all of the best places to see turtles. Unlike the huge snorkeling boats, our group was just 8 people which created a more intimate...More

Thank Miranda B
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. Mahalo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John was our kayak/snorkel guide and he was awesome! Knowledgeable, helpful and alot of fun! We will definitely be back to Hawaii and when we are here, we'll be asking for John! Didn't realize when we booked that this one may cost a little bit...More

Thank Celley2017
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Mahalo.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Hawaii's islands previously and have snorkeled around Molikini, canoed in Lahaina, boated in Maui. We've also kayaked / paddle boarded before at Hilton Head Island, SC. This recent trip was with Matt Hudson as guide on a mid/late morning Makena kayak/snorkeling excursion. We saw...More

Thank HankIndianapolis
Carole H, Admin at Maui Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the really great review! We really love getting such positive feedback. Mahalo.

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Olivier M
Hi, We would like to do a snorkeling tour with our 3.5 yo daughter who is very confortable in the water (doing water babies courses since she was 8mo). Do you think this would be appropriate to do this tour with her. We know she is confortable on a kayak, since we did some kayaking with her already. Thank you for your time, Olivier
24 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
Who is the appropriate person to contact about a poorly executed experience with your company? I rarely complain about these kinds of things, but we had an extraordinarily bad experience with one of your guides, and I would very much appreciate the opportunity to discuss it with a manager, and give you the chance to make it right. You can call me at 484-319-1253. Thank you.
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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