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Kayak Olowalu

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800 Olowalu Village Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9702
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Kayaking and Turtles!

As far as tours go, this was definitely a fun one to try! No one in my family had ever kayaked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nzalles
Great kajaking and snorkeling

This tour was great and we saw small reef sharks out of the kajak (they don't bother humans) and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sabine-gluten-free
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Kayak Olowalu offers guided kayak tours in the heart of this snorkel paradise at Olowalu Reef, right off our exclusive beach front location. Equipped with snorkel gear and an ocean kayak, our knowledgeable guides will make sure to get you up close and personal with the amazing wildlife. An adventure not to be missed! Each guided tour is unique, you never know what you will discover. Join us at Kayak Olowalu as we explore the calm and pristine waters without the noise and fumes of engines. This is a fun activity for the whole family, no prior experience is required.
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  • Terrible4%
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“sea turtles” (23 reviews)
“fish” (43 reviews)
“easy paddle” (2 reviews)
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800 Olowalu Village Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As far as tours go, this was definitely a fun one to try! No one in my family had ever kayaked before, but the guide was incredibly patient and helpful in showing us the ropes! He was incredibly knowledgeable about the area and wildlife, and...More

Thank Nzalles
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was great and we saw small reef sharks out of the kajak (they don't bother humans) and turtles and a lot of fish when snorkeling. The water at the reef is just beautiful! It was great fun with an easy kajaking portion and...More

Thank Sabine-gluten-free
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had an amazing kayak trip! We saw reef sharks, oh so many turtles, and humpbacks. We paddled out pretty far for whales, but actually the best whale interactions were when we were heading back, right beside the shoreline. We were about 200 m from...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

A frustrating experience, due in large part to the incompetence of the company. Our tour was overbooked, with the last couple arriving right at 11, when we were scheduled to enter the water. They were accommodated to the inconvenience of the other 12 of us,...More

Thank MamaFleisch
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

The guide did not show up for our Kayak Tour. My girlfriend, myself, as well as another couple had arrived at the Kayak Olawalu site on the beach at 10:30 for our 11:00 tour, as instructed by the confirmation email, and waited until 11:15 but...More

Thank Tyler M
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend! We took our 12 and 14 year old and they loved it! Great views as you kayak out! You go to 2 spots. It takes about 2 hours. Saw lots of really pretty fish and turtles. Second spot you snorkel around a...More

Thank ephjsh
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Highly recommend this Kayak Tour ! My husband and I had heard a lot about Olowalu. We went on this Kayak Tour and so glad we did ! I was a little nervous at first but our guide Jeremiah was the best ! He was...More

Thank skope123
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Recommend with enthusiasm! My husband and I had never kayaked before. I was concerned about being able to get myself in/out of the kayak ( out of shape middle aged gal) after snorkeling but with great advise from our guide (Austin), had no problem. Paddled...More

Thank Carol G
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful morning kayaking and snorkeling even got to see a group of five turtles got to see a swimming piglet, Chip. Our kayak guide was very and knowledgeable. Great experience but a little pricey for 2 hours.

Thank cb2u
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

When in Maui, check this place up!!! Flat blue and warm water, lots of turtles and tropical fish. Austin and Sunny!!! Wonderful kids and fantastic service.

Thank Phil M
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