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Begin your adventure at beautiful Wailea Beach in south Maui.

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It's an unforgettable experience for the whole family!

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On the traditional Outrigger Canoe Tour, learn a part of Hawaiian History!

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Look around to views of Haleakala,Lana’i, Kaho’olawe, and Molokini.

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Spend the day swimming with honu or watch as they cruise next to the canoe!

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Snorkel and discover the ocean's creatures and treasures

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Cruise around the turquoise waters in one of their stand up paddle boards

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In the winter, keep your eyes peeled for the majestic humpback whales

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With Wailea Beach Activities you will enjoy premier ocean and cultural experiences.  Your adventure departs beautiful Wailea Beach in south Maui.  Wailea in ancient Hawaiian translates to ”Waters of Sacred Happiness”.

On the traditional Outrigger Canoe Tour, learn a part of Hawaiian History and the illegal occupation of Hawaii and overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy in 1893 as you walk in the footsteps of the Ali’i (Chief, Royalty).   Learn about the Polynesian Voyagers as they sailed the Polynesian Triangle (New Zealand to Rapa Nui to Hawaii) using Celestial navigation/wayfinding.

Take in the breathtaking views of Haleakala, West Maui Moutains, Lana’i, Kaho’olawe/Kanaloa, and Molokini.  Paddle the canoe to Turtletown off Wailea Point and see the honu and honu’ea (Hawaiian Green Sea & Hawksbill Turtles)!  You can swim with the turtles or watch as they cruise next to the canoe!

Hawaiian Outriggers are known for their long, angular build, and is one of the most recognizable sights of Hawaii’s shores.  They were originally used for fishing, war, travel, and commerce.   Outriggers have shaped the very trajectory of Hawaiian culture, and the shores of Maui are home to some of the world’s best professional and amateur canoe clubs.

Participate in traditional Hawaiian Chants (oli) as you paddle in their canoe (hoe wa’a) along the south coast of Maui.  Oli is one of Hawaiian’s oldest tradition, and is a combination of oral history, poetry, and song.  Oli was originally intended as a means to pass knowledge down through generations, and these songs are the core of our culture.  These chants are shared with you during your time on the water.

Spend the day at Wailea Beach and have an unforgettable experience for the whole family!

Hawaiian Outrigger Cultural Canoe Tour

An hour of traditional ocean adventure with offshore views of Wailea Beach and sightings of honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles) floating at the surface.

Schedule: 7am, 8am, 9am, 10am, and 11am
Duration: 1 hour

Hawaiian Outrigger Snorkel Tour

All the features of the one hour tour with an extra 30 minutes added for a snorkel stop at at “Turtle Town” where you may snorkel with the Hawaiian Honu.

Schedule: 7am, 8:30am, and 10am
Duration: 1.5 hours

Ultimate Beach Package – BEST VALUE!

Combine your Outrigger Canoe Experience with a full day of beach activities! In addition to your one hour canoe tour you get all-day use of boogie boards, snorkel gear, beach chairs and an umbrella, a 1 hour kayak rental, and a 1 hour stand-up paddle surf board rental. This is a great price for a full day of ocean fun! When reserving this package you’ll select a specific time for your canoe tour, and the rest of the beach experiences are available from 8am to 3pm.

Schedule of Outrigger Canoe Experience Tour: 7am, 8am, 9am, 10am, and 11am

Kayak Turtle Tour

For those who want to paddle their own sit-on-top kayak, this one hour guided tour paddles from Wailea Beach to Turtle Town (and back). Watch the honu float at the surface and pop their heads up for air!

Schedule: 7am, 8am, 9am, 10am, and 11am

Duration: 1 hour

Kayak Snorkel Tour

This two-hour guided excursion takes you to Turtle Town for extended snorkeling with the honu.

Schedule: 7am and 9am

Duration: 2 hours

General Information
Schedule:  Daily

Check In: Park at Wailea Beach public lot, look for white canoes on the beach.

GPS:  Wailea Beach Park Click to view map

What to Bring & Wear:Towel, swim attire, sunscreen, sunglasses & camera.

Capacity:  Outrigger canoe seats up to 6 people

Restrictions:  Minimum age is 5 years. Maximum weight for two people on the kayak is 450 pounds. Maximum weight for one person on the outrigger canoe is 350 pounds.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours before the start of the event.

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The Outrigger canoe is fun for the whole family
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Stand up paddleboard in the crystal clear waters

CWailea Beach Activitiesruise Ship Passengers

Wailea Beach Activities is available either day in port with a cab ride of 30 minutes each way or we can arrange a rental car.


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