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Ocean Riders Adventure Tours

#33 of 134 Tours in Lahaina
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Mala Wharf, Lahaina, Maui, HI
+1 800-510-3586
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Another amazing Trip!

We moved from Maui 1 year ago and had arranged to come back this summer for 2 weeks. The very first... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mamajefferies
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Atlanta, Georgia
Took the granddaughters this time!

This was the third trip to Maui and the third time with Maui ocean riders! The best part about the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KathyW_11
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Boulder City, Nevada
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The Original Lanai tour established in 1988. Only Ocean Riders circumnavigates the island of Lanai on a continual, year round basis. Nobody knows the island better. Others have tried imitating our trip but it cannot be duplicated. Our boat is the perfect vessel for handling what Lanai has to offer and the others just can't or won't do what we do. No timers to call you back from the water and cutting your time short (the other tours can't say that).
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Mala Wharf, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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+1 800-510-3586
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Reviewed yesterday

We moved from Maui 1 year ago and had arranged to come back this summer for 2 weeks. The very first thing we did was call Chad to book us in. My daughter and I had been on this trip before and decided that the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the third trip to Maui and the third time with Maui ocean riders! The best part about the day was getting to share it with our 16 year old granddaughters who got to snorkel for the first time. We couldn’t have asked for...More

Thank KathyW_11
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you do nothing else you have to do this tour. It is simple and down to earth. This was my first time in Maui and first time snorkeling. It was amazing. It is a full day so prepare!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to do a snorkel tour but did not want to join one of the "cattle car" tours. We found Ocean Riders online and loved the idea of touring the entire island of Lanai. We were blown away by how incredible this adventure was....More

Thank Nanette H
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Quadruple thumbs up to Ocean Riders! Our family of 4 has not stopped talking about our day trip around Lanai one week ago. It certainly was the highlight of our trip. Our captain was fun, patient and leisurely with all snorkelers, allowing everyone to enjoy...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

My three friends and I had a great time on this tour. The boat ride itself can be a bit of a workout, especially when the water in the channel is choppy. The three snorkel locations are all different and fantastic. We swam with a...More

Thank els111
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This tour was really enjoyable and fully worth the price. It was the most memorable part of my trip to Maui. I think the only reason people won't enjoy it is if they don't know what they are getting into--the tour is not a pleasure...More

Thank JellyInsp
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I’m a Maui resident who has been on a few boat tours, and this experience exceeds well beyond the cost you pay. This trip takes you around the coast of Lana’i not accessible to visitors coming by ferry. We went the entire day not seeing...More

Thank atpsain
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best adventures on the island. The boat was fun and handled the larger waves really well. We saw all types of fish and an octopus on the three stops and each stop was unique in its own way. We even...More

Thank Errol E
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Look, you’re in Hawaii on vacation! Do you really want to spend 7-8 hours on a rough dingy with poor ergonomics going to three snorkeling spots, two of which aren’t worth the visit? No hate to the owner Chad, but we’ll over half the 8...More

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Joannah C
16 February 2018|
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Response from Keith M | Reviewed this property |
Captain Chad will give you opportunities to stop on the water.
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CBug70
3 October 2017|
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Response from Casandra P | Reviewed this property |
You can put any valuables you don’t want to lose in chads truck. There is a waterproof stowaway area for towels/ shirts. Sunglasses go by the boat controls while snorkeling & there isn’t any cell service around Lana’i but... More
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Debbi L
11 March 2017|
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Response from Cole1964 | Reviewed this property |
When we had gone in Jan 2017 it was $139 US and you arrive at the marina at 6:30 in the boat just after 7 am and return between 3 & 4 pm depending on the day and what you see. They provide lunch.
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