Makena Landing Park

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Makena Landing Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Maui: Self Guided Clear Bottom Kayak Tour

1. Maui: Self Guided Clear Bottom Kayak Tour

Leave dry land behind and sail around Makena Landing, also known locally as “Turtle Town”. Feast your eyes on the incredible biodiversity of green sea turtles and reef fish, as well as the occasional manta and spotted eagle rays, octopi, dolphins, monk seals, humpback whales (December through April) and little white-tip reef sharks. After receiving a quick tutorial, you'll be helped to launch your boat into the water. Then, you'll have 2 full hours far from the tourist crowds paddling anywhere you want on a steady and easy-to-use kayak. The more you take your time, the more you're likely to see!

Maui: Turtle Town Private Kayak & Snorkel Tour

2. Maui: Turtle Town Private Kayak & Snorkel Tour

Come enjoy a perfect morning on the water kayaking and snorkeling on this tour of Maui's picturesque Turtle Town in Kihei, no experience necessary. Swim with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles (Honu) and enjoy panoramic views. Start your tour with a brief lesson about fish identification followed by a paddle lesson. Then, it's right onto the water to start your adventure. See views of Mauna Haleakalā, Kahalawai, Kahoolawe, Lanai, and Molokai. After a scenic paddle through Makena Bay to the snorkel destination, it's time to drop anchor and go on a guided reef tour. Once in the water, cruise around at your own pace as you enjoy the colorful coral, beautiful fish, and turtles. After snorkeling and sightseeing under the colorful waters, it's back to the kayaks for water and snacks. Then, paddle back to the beach to finish your tour. Benefit from free photos taken during the tour to remember your experience.

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What people are saying about Makena Landing Park

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Awesome adventure. My wife got really sea sick despite taking Dramamine. Our guide was super patient and helpful with my wife being sick. He gave us some great suggestions on what she could do in the future to help with the sea sickness. He gave us some great recommendations for other local activities and restaurants. The guide had dry storage for our phones/wallets. He provided water for us. We saw a variety of fish an several sea turtles.

Absolutely amazing! We had the whole cove to ourselves and saw so many turtles. Our guide was awesome and took the time to teach us about all of the different fish and turtles we saw. She even took very nice photos of us and the sea life we saw, such a great added bonus. Highly, highly recommend.

Our guide Lauw was the best guide we have had on any adventure we have taken. She is very knowledgeable and fun! We recommend booking with this company.

Erica was an absolutely amazing guide!! We had so much fun and we felt very cared for. Cannot recommend this tour enough!!