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Close encounter with wildlife
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Informative, friendly and professional guide
Led by a local guide
We invite you to relive a part of Hawaiian History and walk in the footsteps of the Ali’i (Chief, Royalty) as you experience a traditional Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Tour! Learn about the illegal occupation of Hawai'i and the overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy in 1893. Participate in traditional Hawaiian Chants (oli) as you paddle our canoe (hoe wa’a) along the south coast of Maui…breathtaking views of Haleakala, West Maui Moutains, Lana’i, Kaho’olawe/Kanaloa, and Molokini! Paddle our canoe to Turtletown off Wailea Point and see the honu and honu’ea (Hawaiian Green Sea & Hawksbill Turtles) that frequent this beautiful area! Swim with the turtles if you’d like or watch as they swim alongside the canoe!
Learn about the Polynesian Voyagers as they sailed the Polynesian Triangle (New Zealand to Rapa Nui to Hawaii) using Celestial navigation/wayfinding.
In honoring the wisdom and knowledge passed on by generations from our ancestors, we are inspired to share the wisdom, values and traditions that sustained the Hawaiian culture in the past…and into the future…!
Your journey departs beautiful Wailea Beach, in south Maui! Wailea in ancient Hawaii translated to ”Waters of Sacred Happiness”; Come join us for an unforgettable experience for the whole family!
Outrigger canoe excursion
Food and drinks
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not recommended for participants with back problems
Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
Children 5 and younger are not recommended
You must be able to paddle a minimum of 1 mile (1.6 km).
Check-in is 20 minutes prior to the booked tour start time
Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
The tours depart from Wailea Beach, located between the Grand Wailea and Four Seasons hotels.
Daily at 8:00am, 9:00am, and 10:00am Check-in 20 mins prior to tour start time