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Address: 6 Kai Ala Dr, Westin Ka'anapali Resort Villas, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5915
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+1 808-283-9344
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Experience Maui from the local perspective. Take part in a unique Hawaiian...

Experience Maui from the local perspective. Take part in a unique Hawaiian tradition and feel the thrill of paddling an outrigger canoe. Enjoy a leisurely pace as you view Maui’s incredible coastline from the water. Your guides will tell the story of Polynesian navigation while searching for the ‘honu’ or Hawaiian green sea turtle and in the right season humpback whales! Take a ride in a traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoe- enjoy fresh cut pineapple and breathtaking views of Maui, Molokai & Lanai. Families as well as individuals and couples can all participate for unforgettable memories & incredible photo opportunities.

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Great activity on the ocean!

Each outrigger holds 4 guests (or 5 if you have a small child) Two guides are on each boat (1 in front and 1 in back of the boat. We had a group of 8 so we were in 2 boats... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Carolyn Swartz S
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Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States

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Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Each outrigger holds 4 guests (or 5 if you have a small child) Two guides are on each boat (1 in front and 1 in back of the boat. We had a group of 8 so we were in 2 boats, paddled from the Westin to Black Rock. At Black Rock a few of our group swam to Black Rock... More 

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had been experiencing some beautiful weather while on Maui and wanted to get out on the water by outrigger canoe. We booked a morning paddle with Maui Paddle Sports and enjoyed it tremendously. The staff and guides (each outrigger had two guides-one in the first seat and the second in the last seat) were excellent and importantly, fun. We... More 

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Thank Konacontent
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a fun filled morning with Del Rey and Kapana. We learned so much about Hawaii life, whales and the art of canoeing. Thank you for getting us out into the beautiful ocean.....and back in again! And a nice welcome by Amy as well!

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British Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent for people who are interested in getting out on the water but not wanting to exert themselves. We didn't go very far - around black rock to the Sheraton - and spent a fair amount of time bobbing in 3 different spots ( not too far off shore) looking for fish. We had hoped we would be doing much... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had multiple successful whale watching adventures during our stay in Maui, but this was the best. We were fortunate to have a perfect day to go out, very light winds and calm seas. Additionally, and best of all, multiple close whale encounters! The guides (Michael and Scoots) were informative and fun. Will do repeat visits for sure. Highly... More 

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Thank rsw7
Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three adults and one child (8 yo). We went out with Jamie and Ansen in an outrigger canoe and had a wonderful time. Paddled about 4 miles and really were able to get into a rhythm with each other, the guides and the ocean. Jamie was very informative about Maui, canoes, wildlife, and local lore. Ansen sat in front and... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our family of 7, including our 6 yr old granddaughter, and we had a blast!! Everyone with the company was extremely helpful and friendly!! Amy checking us in was great, Jaime and Anson and Theresa and (I'm sorry, I can't remember his name), were fantastic guides and we learned a great deal about the island and the Hawaiian... More 

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Brentwood, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a tour, very convenient since we were staying at the villas. It is very pricey, our guide were very nice, but I was sitting in the middle seat, he was sitting in the front , his back to us, so the first two people in the front heard well but the rest of us, hubby and granddaughter not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our entertaining guides (Kapala and Mike) along with the various stories/information relating to (and not relating to) rowing. The calm water and clear skies facilitated a great trip. I would highly recommend this excursion. This trip is doable for most ages and skill levels.

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MauiPaddleSports, Guest Relations Manager at Maui Paddle Sports, responded to this review

Mahalo for your manaʻo. We are so happy that you enjoyed your outrigger paddling adventure. Our friendly guides definitely love to share their stories and spread the aloha. We hope to see you again on your next visit. A hui hou a mālama pono More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sisters and I joined my mother in law for an outrigger excursion and we loved it! Although we didn't see and sweet whale action this round, it was amazing to be out in the water and we will definitely be back. Our guides were super knowledgeable and fun. Thanks guys!

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