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Safari Boat Excursions - CLOSED

Kaanapali Beach, Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Best Way to See Hawaiian Islands

We are sailors but chose the Safari Explorer to see the Hawaiian Islands because of a lack of... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Wpax10
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Madison, Wisconsin
greatest trip ever!

I can't say enough about this trip! We came upon it accidentally and have told everyone who goes to... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2015
Beckysuejones
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Lanakila is the only boat in Lahaina harbor meeting current EPA standards and is the most technology advanced boat available. Passengers can experience destinations previously unimaginable due to the design of this boat. Our boat is a fast as any...more
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Kaanapali Beach, Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

We are sailors but chose the Safari Explorer to see the Hawaiian Islands because of a lack of infrastructure for sailboat chartering there. This cruise made stops in Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and the Big Island. It was our first time in Hawaii and the beauty...More

3  Thank Wpax10
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

I can't say enough about this trip! We came upon it accidentally and have told everyone who goes to Maui that its a must do. We had the perfect weather which made it all the better. Captain Dave was amazing and his staff excellent. After...More

1  Thank Beckysuejones
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

If he is still driving the boat get out if you have attractive teenage daughters. He is the shark in the boat you need to worry about. Know this 1st hand from the inappropriate act he asked me to do when invited back as a...More

13  Thank Cindy E
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Excellent snorkeling excursion and nice staff. Took a boat to Lanai and the snorkeling and dolphins were amazing.

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Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

I have gone on this tour three times now and it is one of the main reasons I keep going back to Maui for vacation! I have heard they recently changed management, is the previous Owner still working for them? He was hilarious!!

9  Thank Christine R
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Reviewed 14 January 2014

This was by far the best thing we did during our whole trip! Captain Dave was hilarious! Bring your sun screen, towel and your sense of humor. Captain Dave provides the rest. Breakfast and lunch with beverage all day. On board toilet was nice. This...More

2  Thank Dawn G
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

captain Dave is the best, made a day of fun and a full day 7 hrs. Can't beat this I am hoping it is not closed.....

3  Thank dorieposey
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

This was the best! It was the highlight of our trip!! We saw the most amazing sights and jumped off a cliff into the ocean!! I recommend this trip to everyone!! Captain Dave was great!!!

Thank Hkssjoy
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

Most fun activity we have done on maui, we have gone on this 3 times over the last two year. Three snorkel stops, but the best part is the trip to back side of Lanai, he also added a "hike" into a great cave this...More

1  Thank Junaid K
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

This year, finally the grand kids were old enough to experience this fabulous activity in Maui , I was unable to make reservation, asked around, it seems that captain Dave just stopped, sold his boat? How sad, it was truly a great experience with for...More

1  Thank odilelosaltos
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