Best of Maui Water Adventures

Ocean Riders Maui
Maui's Best Lanai AdventureOwner operated since 1988, Ocean RIders, Inc. is the originator of the Lanai Rafting Adventure. The rigid-hull inflatables, called H.B.I.s are used for search and rescue with the United States Coast Guard. Ocean Riders is the only rafting company on Maui with these particular crafts. What does that mean . . . ?

Kaanapali Ocean Adventures
Maui's Best Beach Rental StandAt Kaanapali Ocean Adventures, we are able to go places that no other boats dare - visiting areas so remote that only a select few ever get to experience what we offer. We provide a wide variety of tours and adventure activities that cater to the interests of all travel enthusiasts. Our Jet Boat, INSANE, is one of its kind in the State of Hawaii, and our Snorkel Boat, SANITY, is the only vessel that leaves Kaanapali Beach and goes to and around the island of Lanai. Located at and departs from Kaanapali Beach at Whaler's Village between Leilani's on the Beach Restaurant & the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort.

Atlantis Submarine Hawaii
Maui's Best submarine underwater adventureAtlantis Submarines Maui is proud to be recognized as one of the largest provider’s of tourist attractions on the Hawaiian Islands. Our spectacular island setting plays host to our flagship tourist offering — the Atlantis Submarine Tour. Featuring the most technologically advanced vessels of their kind, these absolutely real submarines carry up to 48 passengers to depths of 100 feet and beyond.

Atlantis Submarines
Atlantis Submarines Maui is proud to be recognized as one of the largest provider’s of tourist attractions on the Hawaiian Islands. Our spectacular island setting plays host to our flagship tourist offering — the Atlantis Submarine Tour. Featuring the most technologically advanced vessels of their kind, these absolutely real submarines carry up to 48 passengers to depths of 100 feet and beyond.

Maui Water Sports
Maui's Best Jet Ski RentalAloha, from the beautiful beaches of Maui! While you are here, make sure you book a jet ski. It’s is great way to get wet and wild on the beautiful Pacific Ocean off Maui. The Jet Ski is an activity in which you do by yourself or with a loved one or with the kids. Perfect Family Fun Great for couples, Parents with kids. * Take turns being the driver You are going to love it! Drive your own High Performance Machine. Make high-speed tight turns.

Royal Feast Dinner Sail
Top of the line, luxury dinner sail. This is the BEST dinner sail on island. Limited to 36 guests maximum on a vessel that can accommodate 100. Complimentary door to door transportation.

Friendly Charters

The Lani Kai is a classy 53’ foot Maui's Best Catamaran Cruisedouble deck power catamaran which carries up to 69 passengers in comfort and style. Enjoy the freedom of snorkeling with a smaller group! Experience SNUBA which allows you to explore the underwater world with the ease of snorkeling while you breathe underwater like Scuba Diving. The Lani Kai provides the spacious feeling of the larger boats, while carrying half the passenger load. Our crew has time to really pamper you to make this adventure one of your most memorable experiences of your Maui vacation.

Hang Loose Surf Club

Maui's Best Surfing TeachersLearn to surf where surfing began!

Deluxe Molokini Catamaran
This tour offers snorkel stops at two of Maui’s most vibrant reefs, Molokini crater and Turtle Arches in South Maui. You can participate in a guided "snorkel safari" with our trained water specialist; snorkeling on reef’s that are abundant with sea life, including the green sea turtle, an endangered species.

West Maui Parasail
Parasailing is like floating on air as one of our custom Parasail vessels pulls you along the Lahaina and Kaanapali coastline. We offer two flights: the 800 and the 1,200. The distance off the water is approximately 38 stories for the 800 and 50 stories off the water for the 1,200 to give you breathtaking views of Maui and neighboring islands of Lanai and Molokai.

Alii Nui Maui
Maui's Best Sailing CatamaranThe new Alii Nui is a custom built, one of a kind, luxury sailing catamaran. Measuring an impressive 65' from stem to stern and 36' port to starboard, it is truly the premiere sailing catamaran on Maui. The Alii Nui has a reputation for providing the ultimate in service and amenities. We also limit the number of passengers to provide plenty of room to relax and enjoy. Our covered cabin is equipped with ample seating and 8 tables. We also have easy access into the water from the bow and stern with our crew helping you every step of the way. For your comfort there are two oversized restrooms on board as well. Alii Nui is under sail whenever possible (depending on winds).

Pacific Whale Foundation

Active, authoritative and effective -- one of Maui's Best environmental organizationsLet the marine experts from Pacific Whale Foundation introduce you to Maui's fascinating ocean environment on thrilling discovery adventues. Snorkel Molokini Marine Preserve and the beautiful reefs of Lana'i. Encounter dolphins in the wild. Enjoy a thrilling whalewatch or a relaxing sunset dinner and cocktail cruise. You'll cruise On Maui's newest, high-tech, eco-friendly power catamarans in the company of expert naturalists. All profits help save whales. Tours daily from Maalaea and Lahaina. Private charters available. Call 1-800-WHALE-1-1 or visit

Quicksilver Charters
Quicksilver Maui, the island’s newest high-speed, double-decker catamaran with plenty of comfortable seating for its passengers. Quicksilver operates from Maalaea Harbor and offers an awesome tour that takes you to snorkel Molokini and Turtle Town. A prime rib and island fish dinner cruise is available year and whale watches in season. The Deluxe Am Snorkel Molokini tour includes a stop at Maui’s #1 snorkeling destination Molokini Crater, and also a stop at Turtle Town. Molokini is a Hawaii state marine life conservation district and bird sanctuary. Located 3 miles off the South shore of Kihei, rising out of 300 feet of water, Molokini is home to many different types of marine life. Tropical fish and animals like the Moorish Idol, Humuhumunukunukuapuaa, Rainbow Wrass, octopus, harmless reef sharks and beautiful coral formations make their home within this sheltered volcanic caldera. Crystal clear water, tropical birds, endemic marine life and this secluded environment make Molokini a unique experience in and out of the water.

Hyatt Regency Maui Activities
From scuba diving and tennis courts to Hula demonstrations, Lei making classes, or art and garden tours around our spectacular 40-acre resort, you will experience incredible Maui activities and tours right here at our Kaanapali Beach hotel. Whether you prefer an action-packed getaway, fun, family-oriented programs or restful days spent at the Marilyn Monroe™ Kamaha'o Spa and the pool, you'll find our exquisite Kaanapali Beach resort offers everything you need for a perfect and memorable stay filled with exciting Maui activities. While there is plenty to do at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, there is also a multitude of exciting Maui activities within close proximity. We’re just a 15-minute walk from the shops of Whalers Village, the town of Lahaina, and the long boardwalk along Kaanapali Beach. You’ll find good snorkeling awaits you at nearby Black Rock, which offers the easiest snorkeling for kids.

Teralani Sailing
Maui's Best snorkel and sail adventures 5-Hour, AM, Premier Snorkel Sail Trip time: 9:30am - 2:30pm - Check in: 9am Includes food & beverages: Continental breakfast & BBQ lunch 4-Hour, AM, West Maui Snorkel/Sail Trip time: 11am - 3pm - Check in: 10:30am Includes food & beverages: Deli buffet lunch PM, Dinner Sunset Sail/Whale Watch* Call for departure times (varies with sunset) food: Rotisserie chicken, grilled fish, salads, veggie crudites, ratatouille, rice pilaf, assorted breads and dessert. beverages: Chardonnay, Champagne, assorted premium beers (on tap), Mai Tais, Vodka, Gin, Rum & mixers. Soft drinks, lemonade & tropical juices. PM, Sunset Sail/Whale Watch* Call for departure times (varies with sunset) food: Cheese and cracker platters, chips & salsa, veggie crudites, antipasto platter, BBQ meatballs. beverages: Soft drinks, lemonade & tropical juices, assorted premium beers (on tap), Mai Tais, Vodka, Gin, Rum & mixers. *Whale Watching December–April (no sailing)

Discover Molokini

There is nothing like a Trilogy adventure From Ma'alaea Harbor. For many, snorkeling at Molokini Crater is a "must-do" on their Maui vacation, and what better way to experience the beauty of the Hawaiian waters than on a sailing catamaran! Why We Love It - This is a family owned local company that is simply amazing. This is their flagship tour, if you do one snorkel tour while you're here, this is it.

Reef Dancer Submarine Tours
Maui's best reef viewing tourLooking for the best reef viewing tour on Maui? It’s me! Here’s why: Fish, Coral, even octopus prefer shallow water with lots of light — the deeper you go the less there is to see. So I stay on top, but you sit in my air-conditioned UNDERWATER CABIN. And even I can’t tell where my underwater friends will show up, so only I have SURROUND VIEWING to see out both sides.

POME Maui -- Product of Our Environment
POME (Product Of My Environment) is an Eco-Conscious boutique and fine art gallery located in Paia, Maui. We carry an assortment of products that are organic, sustainable, recycled and/or give back. We specialize in surf and yoga lifestyles but cater to all. The assortment of products are collected from local artist and from artisans around the world. We offer private SURFARI's as well as SURF SCHOOL in Paia. All Surf excursions include ice cold coconuts, eco-tour, as well as boards suited for each trip. Book with us to have a Maui surf experience like no other.

Catamaran Whale Watch
Guaranteed whale sightings and the best sailing catamaran on Maui! Now to April 15. Come aboard and join us as we observe the playful habits of Maui's most consistent return visitor - the humpback whale. The waters off West Maui have long been the favoured vacation spot of these massive marine mammals. Enjoy hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, a full ball, and a selection of wine and other beverages while watching the whales play.

Extended Horizons
Maui's Best SCUBAScuba Dive Maui. Lanai Diving. Extended Horizons operates Maui’s friendliest, most experienced, & caring scuba diving shop in Lahaina. Your best choice for scuba diving on Maui and Lanai. Our group sizes are small. Our highly rated guides know more, see more, and will show you more. We are consistently ranked as the top scuba diving charter on Maui’s west side.

Rivers To The Sea
Rivers To The Sea - Maui's first exclusive surf school. We offer private one-on-one, semi private, group and family surf lessons. Group, semi-private and ono-on-one lessons available. Learn to surf on the shores of the world's best island!

Maui Wave Riders
Maui's Best Surf ExperienceAloha and welcome to Maui Wave Riders!!!! MWR is a family owned and operated business dedicated to providing surfing lessons to each student with a fun, safe and unforgettable surf experience. We adapt our style of teaching to the ability of each student. We will go that extra mile to make your surf experience the most memorable highlight of your vacation!

Surfing 101
Maui Surfing lessons for new and expert surfersGuaranteed to surf with this surf school in Kihei! Family owned and operated, we adapt our style of teaching to the ability of each student. We will go that extra mile to make your surf experience the most memorable highlight of your vacation! We provide everything you need to surf in one easy lesson! Each lesson includes an approximate 10-15 minute land lesson on the basics of surfing, and ocean safety. The rest of the lesson is spent in the water with your instructor!

Naish Maui
Known around the worldThe Naish Maui Pro Center is your one-stop shop for the perfect Maui vacation. Rent your 2012 Naish windsurfing, surfing, and stand-up paddleboarding gear, as well as lodging, car rental, windsurfing kiteboarding, and surfing lessons.
Drop by our shop and check out all the latest gear from Naish. The 2012 models are in!

Pride Of Maui
Maui's Best Molokini and Whale Watch CruisesDiscover Maui's best aboard the impeccable Pride of Maui, Maui's top rated Molokini snorkeling cruise. Snorkel, Snuba and Scuba at Molokini Crater, Turtle town, and other premier snorkel locations. Sunset cruises, whale watching, and private charters also available.

Aloha Kayaks Maui
One of Maui's 
Best Ocean Activity ProvidersAloha Kayak Maui is Maui’s premier ocean activity provider, with years of ocean kayak and snorkel experience offering PRIVATE or group Kayak tours, Whale Watching, and Maui Snorkeling Tours. Our customer service is second to none and we treat each guest as Ali’i (royalty). After years of working for other kayak and dive tour companies here on Maui, we are proud to bridge the gap between clients and owners by creating one of the few owner operated tour companies on the island. We provide eco-friendly educational-guided kayak and dive tours with a focus on ocean and land ecology, Hawaiian culture, responsible eco-tourism, and of course, plenty of sea-life!

Maui Adventure Cruises
Maui's Best Ocean AdventuresChoose from an array of Maui's best ocean adventures, including whale watching, Lanai dolphin adventures, ocean rafting and incredible big wave surfing.

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Civilian Climate Corps
June 2021
By Jeff Stark

All in to stop species extinctionOne of the major elements in our array of environmental problems is the extinction crisis. The rate of disappearance of unique, known and unknown life forms continues to grow worse day by day. According to most scientific authorities over 200 species, plant and animals, marine mammals, birds, and microbes go extinct every day.

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