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Kai Kanani Sailing Charters

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Address: Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8435
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+1 808-879-7218
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Kai Kanani Sailing Charters is the only South Maui charter to offer daily...

Kai Kanani Sailing Charters is the only South Maui charter to offer daily departures from Makena/South Maui. From this location, it only takes 15 minutes to sail to Molokini Crater, which means less time on the open water and more time snorkeling. With two snorkel trips daily to both Molokini and Turtle Town, Whale Watching Tours (late December through April) and romantic Sunset Champagne Sail three days a week, Kai Kanani is sure to make your vacation very memorable.

Snorkel equipment, instruction, and select food/drinks are included in all snorkel tours. We have marine naturalists on-board, so you can learn more about all of the fascinating underwater life you see! We even have GoPro4 cameras available for rent on-board so you can capture all of the amazing memories you make.

Staying in Wailea? Kai Kanani offers free Mercedes shuttle service from select Wailea Resorts.

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Molokini crater and Turtle Town snorkel tour

We are a family of 5 with three boys, ages 15, 12, and 8. My 8 year old is not a great swimmer so I was a little concerned. He turned out to have the most fun of all of us! The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Wall Township, New Jersey

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the two hour tour to the crater turtle town. We enjoyed the snorkeling. The water was very clear. We did see a de turtles. We paid a lot more for the convenience of the short trip. If I could do it over again I would've booked it online and saved some money. The boat did make me up... More 

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are a family of 5 with three boys, ages 15, 12, and 8. My 8 year old is not a great swimmer so I was a little concerned. He turned out to have the most fun of all of us! The crew was great and you could see that they all worked well together. They put our mind at... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a wonderful trip. The boat is spacious, crew friendly and professional, and all the appropriate snorket gear. We went to two snorkel spots, the Molokini crater and Turtle town. Breakfast, snacks, and lunch is included so a good value. We were picked up and delivered back to our hotel, so hassle free. Eveyone on the trip commented what... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the 2 hour express tour (630-830am) and it was the perfect amount of time. It's early in the morning so you have your entire day once you finish. It was more than enough snorkeling time. We spent maybe 15 minutes boating out to the Molokini, and then had about 40 minutes to snorkel. On the way back we... More 

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Thank 26Traveller1216
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So glad we chose Kai Kanani sailing trip over the cheaper advertised ones. The catamaran was spacious and not overcrowded like others. The crew was very attentive and fun. We started off with a lite breakfast followed by snacks and the a great deli lunch with an open bar. We went to Molokini and saw lots of tropical fish and... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family (including 2 girls - aged 5 and 7) had a really great time on the 2 hour Molokini crater/turtle town trip. The weather was perfect and the crew were helpful and very friend especially as our daughters had never snorkelled before. One of them (Teri?) had the girls with her on a board as they were a bit... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time sailing with Kai Kanani!! Went with myself, husband and 2 girls ages 14 & 16. They took us to the Molakeni crater for snorkeling and then a second location for sea turtles. The staff was super friendly and helpful. There was more food and drinks then we could eat!! It was a beatiful and relaxing trip.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out late in the season and we told we might not see much. We ended up watching the season finale of whales and dolphins. Our crew were were all great Kim was as excited as we were to see all the action and very informative. The boat was clean and comfortable, the lunch better than I expected. I... More 

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Reno, NV
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to beat the crowds and take the "Molokini Express" for our first snorkeling experience. We had heard good things about Kai Kanani and we were not disappointed! The crew was friendly and knowledgeable, helped us with our gear and proved to be good instructors and guides. The boat was not too crowded (less than 30 people?) and we... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the sunset cruise and had a great time. Brochure said heavy appetizers, but we had a full meal including shrimp and excellent barbecue. The crew made sure that your glass never went empty. Had a great time and would do it again.

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