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“What an AMAZING day!”

Island Star Excursions
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
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 snacks of fresh fruit and juices, then a barbecue for lunch. It was a grand day had by all!

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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 the sea. I especially appreciated the fact that they took the time to make sure all the younger girls aboard (ages 10 and 8) had fun as well, acting as captain and pirates and raising the Jolly Roger during our sail.
Appetizers prepared were top-notch. No better way to relax and enjoy some time in Hawaii! Will return with my husband to enjoy another cruise with this company!!

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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 to see a lot of fish and swim with a turtle.

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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 row seat, and not a lot of people go with this company. The captain was great and I can't remember her name but she knew where the whales were..and they knew everything we needed to know about the whales..it was great. We all had a great time and would definatly recommend them to our friends and we will be back next time were on the island. We saw group of whales and a mother and calf it was very exciting.

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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 sailed out into the Pacific and had a great time seeing the sights. About an hour into the sail, we reached the best snorkeling spot ever and spent about an hour underwater seeing all sorts of marine life. We had a great time and the only regret was that we booked the four hour trip instead of the full day!

1  Thank jcjteeth
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