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Ko'ie'ie Fishpond Cultural Canoe Tour

726 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9049
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5th time on this cultural canoe tour!

Each time we have been on the tour we learn something new about Hawaiian culture. We have been on... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
SZ2013
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Totally disappointing.

You would not like me to write a review. It was a ridiculous experience after being fo highly... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Margot M
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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726 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-9049
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Each time we have been on the tour we learn something new about Hawaiian culture. We have been on the tour 5 times. We have had 3 different guides. They have each provided interesting awarenesses and insights into ancient Hawaiian traditions and belief systems. Each...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

You would not like me to write a review. It was a ridiculous experience after being fo highly recommended. Our historical information consisted of "the sun rises in the east and sets in the west". "Maui has two seasons" McD

Thank Margot M
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

I’m sure all the guides are excellent, but on both trips (2017 and 2018) for our family we were fortunate to have Vene as our guide and canoeing instructor! Vene speaks from the heart to his knowledge of Hawaiian culture and history. His passion for...More

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Reviewed January 20, 2018

This tour is my favorite thing to take part in while on the island. The volunteers are amazing and the experience amazing. I would recommend this for everyone especially families and friends traveling together. If the kids are over 8 and can swim they will...More

Thank Jobobana
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

My husband Pascal saw this tour, while he was doing is workout at the Kō‘ie‘ie Fishpond. he was so impressedthat we booked the tour a few hours later. It was the best thing we could do. It was a just great. Anela, our lovely guide,...More

Thank SoLe255
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We saw this tour in Yelp, and it sounded interesting and different. Our teen was enchanted by the chance to be the lead paddler in the outrigger, and hung in every word the guide said. The guide is a native Hawaiian, and told us about...More

Thank sherbates
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

My son and I did this tour a few days ago. This tour has gotten such raves on TA and I can't give it a rave, though we enjoyed it. First, Vene, our guide, was ten minutes late showing up. We were the first ones...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

This is one of the best tours you can do while on Maui. I learned more about Hawaii, their culture, and history on this canoe tour than I did on the other of the 10 days I was on the island. Vene is an amazing,...More

1  Thank Rebecca M
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Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our Maui trip. We have done 3 outrigger trips. This was the best, combining the real paddling experience with wonderful lessons about the Hawaiian language and culture. This would be a great trip for people of all ages!

1  Thank KathyTravel
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This was by far one of the best things we did in all of the islands. we saw an abundance of wildlife and the guide was behind knowledgable.

2  Thank sean o
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surfpange
August 24, 2016|
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Response from K C | Reviewed this property |
Check with the guides. There may be a height minimum.
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KYMomx3
March 25, 2015|
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Response from Rottie-Pat |
their website says 90 minutes, can't post UTRL here so google mauifishpond
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