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Maui Destination Guide

Maui Ocean Activities

Maui Ocean Activities

Molokini Snorkel

Molokini Crater is a protected underwater marine reserve offering some of the best snorkeling on Maui, with over 200 different marine species to observe. The crater houses a lush reef with excellent visibility as deep as 150 feet (46 m).

 

Lanai Snorkel

The smallest of the major Hawaiian Islands and the least populated, Lanai is known for its pristine white sand beaches, immense dolphin population and beautiful reefs. Hulopoe Bay is the best snorkel spot on the Island, with calm waters and a protected marine preserve there is an abundance of fish to observe.

 

Submarines

For guests who would like to visit the reefs, marine life and sunken ships of Lahaina Harbor, but would rather not get wet, a submarine tour is ideal. With large viewports and roomy air-conditioned cabin it's a comfortable 150 feet dive to explore natural coral reefs, exotic varieties of tropical fish, coral gardens, moray eels and other fascinating marine life.

 

Parasailing

Parasailing is easy, fun and an experience for all ages and skill levels. Guests can fly solo, tandem, or even 3 at a time and enjoy an amazing view. Parasailing on Maui operates seasonally from May 16th through December 14th.

 

Jet Skis

The calm, warm waters off world-famous Kaanapali Beach are a perfect playground to ride Jet Skis. A 400 acre section of the ocean reserved for Maui Jet Ski riders, guests can ride alone or with a friend. Jet Skiing on Maui is operated seasonally from May 16th through December 14th.

 

Surf Lessons

Learn to hang ten on Maui with an experienced, patient instructor. Surfing is fun, easy and great exercise for the whole body and the whole family. Learn to surf in a 2 hour lesson – most stand up on the first lesson!

 

Sportfishing

A Maui sportfishing journey from Lahaina may take you around the Islands of Lanai, Molokai, Kahoolawe or Molokini. Guests will have the chance to hook a variety of marlin, mahi mahi (dorado), ahi (tuna), ono (wahoo) and more. Whether you're a beginner or an old pro, you'll discover that deep sea fishing off Maui is unlike any other experience you've ever had.

 

Kayaking   

Experience a guided kayak trip led by knowledgeable, certified kayak guides. Learn about Maui's culture, history and marine life while seeing Maui from a unique perspective. Take a tour that allows you to snorkel at Black Rock or Turtle Town and enjoy frequent dolphin sightings, view endangered green sea turtles and watch the Pacific Humpback whales (in season).

 

SCUBA   

Explore the breathtaking beauty and unique marine diversity of the ocean surrounding beautiful Maui. Whether you are looking to be a newly certified SCUBA diver or have thousands of dives under your belt, Maui's waters guarantee to be an adventure.

 

Whale Watching

Meet Maui’s most popular visitors, the Pacific Humpback whales. Take an informative and fun whale watching cruise led by a team of certified Marine Naturalists. Observe mothers and calves interact and watch males compete for females. Whale watching is in season December 20 - April 15.

 

Dinner and Cocktail Cruise

Enjoy the best views of Maui, Lanai and Molokai while the sun sets and you sail along the west coast of Maui. Enjoy live music, cocktails and pupus (appetizers) during a sunset cocktail cruise. Or relax and enjoy a fine dining experience while dinner is served by a friendly staff aboard a sunset dinner cruise.

 

Contact the Kaanapali Alii Guest Services for more information and reservations at 866-661-2544.