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Island Star Excursions

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Slip #42, Ma’alaea Harbor, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
+1 808-669-7827
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Wish I had 6 stars!

Amazing whale watching. Saw tons (literally!) and very up close. Sean was great host/guide. Highly... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
via mobile
Fabulous family trip

Our family of 10 was overjoyed by our experience. We sailed for four hour out of the Maui Harbor... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
Brian K
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Experience luxury aboard Island Star, a beautiful 60′ Classic Sailing Yacht. The next anchorage in your Island Paradise is always within sight and invariably as beautiful as the last. Whatever your desires, snorkeling, scuba, sailing Island Star will provide the vacation on a lifetime. The combination of gentle trade winds and pristine warm waters makes Maui the ideal place on earth to create a memorable charter adventure. Where do you want to go? Just want a romantic sunset sail with your sweetheart? Or do you want to escape and adventure around all of the islands! Our experienced crew is eager to indulge your wishes and make it a memorable vacation. All of our trips involve snorkeling Maui’s exquisite reefs and searching for dolphins (and whales when in season). We encourage all our guests to get involved with the sailing aspect of our trips and allow everyone helm time if desired. Fishing lines are always out in hopes of fresh catch. Scuba or Snuba diving are also available with proper notice. We have a complete galley on board where we have the ability to prepare scrumptious lunches such as a hot BBQ, a gourmet deli-style lunch, or fresh island grilled fish. All of our crew are current in First Aid and C.P.R. as well as being Coast Guard licensed captains.
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12 Mar 2017
“Wish I had 6 stars!”
25 Dec 2016
“Fabulous family trip”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Slip #42, Ma’alaea Harbor, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
+1 808-669-7827
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing whale watching. Saw tons (literally!) and very up close. Sean was great host/guide. Highly recommend.

Thank JayGott
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Our family of 10 was overjoyed by our experience. We sailed for four hour out of the Maui Harbor and snorkeled and saw whales. Crew and service were wonderful. Great food. Can't wait to go again next year.

1  Thank Brian K
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a really great trip on Island Star. Mike and John were fabulous hosts who could not do enough to ensure we had a great experience both on board but also snorkelling. Mike led our children on a snorkelling tour, going out of his...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We have sailed on the Island Star on numerous occasions during our visits to Maui. Today was the absolute best whale watching experience ever. We were in a pod of about 30+ whales all around and under our boat. Thanks to Captain Mike and First...More

Thank AngelaD049
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Amazing sailing adventure around the back of Molokini. Captain Morgan and Nick were great the whole trip. We had fresh fruit, banana bread, caesar wraps and sushi all made right on the boat. To cap it off, we had a very rare snorkeling trip around...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This day could not have been more perfect! Morgan and his crew were fabulous! The whale watching was a once-in-a-lifetime experience! We stopped to snorkel with a few sea turtles, beautifully colored fish and caves of coral. During the day we were provided fabulous morning...More

Thank JenLane2511
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Just returned from a "Girls Trip" in Maui, which included a 2-hour sail aboard the Island Star as one of our excursions. The crew was absolutely fabulous! They were attentive to all of the passengers, and made sure everyone was enjoying their time out on...More

1  Thank traysee7413
Reviewed 10 February 2013

We were going to lanai snorkeling but the trade winds picked up and the ocean was very ruff so we just set there for about a hour watching all the whales breaching and then went down to the west side of Maui to snorkel. Got...More

1  Thank bbtraveler0412
Reviewed 7 January 2013

This was our 3rd trip to Maui and have always wanted to go see the whales after doing much research on which trip to go on I finally decided to go with Island Star and we were glad we did. If you want a front...More

1  Thank tylerbo20
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Just returned from Maui and had to give these guys a great review! Six of us went out on the Island Star with Captain Bob and Morgan.....these guys really know how to make a great day of sailing. Starting with Morgan's tasty Bloody Mary's, we...More

1  Thank jcjteeth
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27 August 2017|
Response from mediakingshawaii | Property representative |
Aloha Island Star is a privately chartered sailing yacht. Prices Hourly Rate — $600.00 per hour Half Day — $2400.00 per 4 hours Full Day — $4200.00 per 7 hours you can also visit their website for more information.