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Hawaii Ocean Rafting

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675 Wharf St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1296
+1 808-661-7238
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Went out with Captain Sammi and crew Amanda today. What a fabulous, fun and friendly team. We... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Steve W
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Just spent the day with Sam and Amanda! Best snorkeling trip that we've been on. We are a family of... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
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Snorkeling and Whale Watching tours. Climb aboard our HI Tech Ocean Rafts and spend the day snorkeling the crystal clear waters surrounding the island of Lana’i. We encounter the Spinner Dolphins quite often on our excursions. We’ll spend time interacting with them as they frolic in the water. Continental breakfast, snack and cold drinks will be served throughout the day. Snorkel gear provided. This trip will be the highlight of your vacation. Departs daily from slip 8 Lahaina Harbor. Whale Watching tours from December through April from Maui Hawaii.
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675 Wharf St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1296
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Went out with Captain Sammi and crew Amanda today. What a fabulous, fun and friendly team. We would highly recommend using Hawaii Ocean Rafting. My wife is prone to sea sickness and did not get sick on the military raft. Loved how Amanda goes out...More

Thank Steve W
Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Sammi and Amanda are a great team. The weight of the raft contributes to a more stable ride, hence we have very little seasickness. Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Just spent the day with Sam and Amanda! Best snorkeling trip that we've been on. We are a family of 10 and everyone had a blast. We stopped and many different spots to snorkel and learn about the island of Lanai. We saw many different...More

Thank Kim D
Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you for your kind posting. We like to hear that our crew is taking good care of our clients. The spinner dolphins are usually seen on our trips due to the locations we go on the island of Lanai'. Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend Hawaii Ocean Rafting!!! Captain Sean and his crew Cecilia were THE BEST!!!!! We had so much fun and got to see so many awesome things on our excursion!!!! I dare say the boat ride was as fun as the actual snorkeling!!!!! Lots...More

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Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words. It is enlightening to hear that Sean & Celia are taking very good care of the clients. Sean has been in the industry for 20+ years and it shows. Celia is new to us and we hope she will...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went with our 14 year old son and enjoyed the full day snorkel. We went to five spots by Lanai and one at Maui. Captain Sean and Jeff were fun, and informative. If you want to skip the crowds, this is...More

Thank SSSitko
Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We specialize in small groups of guests so as to make it more intimate. Sean and Jeff have been working in the industry for several years and it shows.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

We went out with our two teenaged daughters and had a great time. We were thrilled to see the turtles and dolphins. We all loved Capt. Sean. He made us feel welcomed, he seemed to LOVE what he was doing and his heart and passion...More

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Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review. i am happy you considered this your favorite trip of all of your activities. It is evident that Sean really does have a love for the islands and his job. Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Hawaii Ocean rafting delivered an incredible experience! Captain Sammi and Crew Amanda were awesome. We signed up with the hope of making it to Molokai, with the knowledge that it is a rare location to reach on a small vessel. Captain Sammi gave us the...More

Thank daveandfamily2017
Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for your good review. It is evident that Captain Samantha and crew member Amanda know their jobs and exhibit a lot of expertise and professionalism . Thank You for joining us.

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on our snorkeling trip Sean and Celia were very nice and helpful they took us to some great spots we saw a lot of fish

Thank slickhank
Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Aloha, Thank you for the kind review. They like what they do. I will pass it on to Sean and Celia.

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Stephanie and Sean were great! We went to some cool snorkeling spots, and they shared interesting history and information along the way. The boat was a fun ride. We saw TONS of dolphins on the way out to the snorkel spots. Refreshments provided were perfect!...More

Thank SugarLillie
Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Glad you had a great time with Stephanie & Sean. They really love their jobs and working with the visitors and it shows. We see the dolphins about 70% of the time. Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Left the harbor around 8am and headed straight for Lanai. It was a beautiful day and the waves were pretty smooth on the way there. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Lanai and taught us cool facts along the way. We were...More

Thank Pasindu W
Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you for the good review. We specialize in a small group of guests. We prefer to be by ourselves in 2-3 different areas around the island rather than several hundred people in one spot. The island of Lanai' is considered one of the better...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend this excursion! We had a great time! Captain Stephanie and crew member Sean were excellent. They were so friendly and informative. They brought us to amazing snorkeling spots. We saw lots of dolphins along the way. I hope to come back...More

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Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Aloha, Stephanie & Sean have been with us for several years. they love their jobs working with visitors and it shows. Thank you for joining us.

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Kathleen B
24 January 2017|
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Response from Mark R | Property representative |
You must mean tubing? No, no river tubing. Some of the same fun can be had frolicking in the waves though. Grab a floater and hop in!
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Jon B
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Response from Cherie D | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how many people have reservations that day, but I believe the maximum passenger capacity is 15.
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CindyL1111
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Response from TexasGal909 | Reviewed this property |
We went in the morning.
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