Best Maui Boat Trips


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Best Maui Boat Trips

We’ve shared 10+ of our favorite Maui boat trips for you to enjoy. (in no particular order)

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Ocean Spirit

Maui Boat Trips Turtle

We love the large size of the Pacific Whale Foundation sailing catamaran the Ocean Spirit. Their snorkeling trips to Honolua Bay are legendary! It’s so much fun snorkeling the vibrant reef in this beautiful bay. One of the best Maui boat trips!

Kai Kanani

Maui Boat Trips Kai Kanani

The Kai Kanani is the only boat that can board passengers from the beach in south Maui. It’s also the closest pick-up location to Molokini Crater. That means you spend less time getting to Molokini and more time exploring and snorkeling!

(808) 879-7218

Four Winds II

Maui Boat Trips Four Winds

This beautiful custom power and sailing catamaran has a shaded upper deck, shaded lower cabin, glass-bottom viewing room, waterslide, great food and drinks, and one of the best crews you’ll find in Hawaii. This is a top-notch vessel with experienced captains and a really fun crew.



Maui Boat Trips Trilogy

For those looking to snorkel at spots that are not crowded with other visitors, Trilogy does a great job of taking you to unique locations. They’re well known for trips to Molokini, Kaʻanapali cruises, afternoon trips, and snorkeling around the island of Lanai.

(808) 874-5649

Marjorie Ann

Maui Boat Trips Fun Charters

If you like to fish, this is your boat! They offer experienced private fishing tours out of Maʻalaea Harbor in south Maui that will take you to the best fishing spots off the coast. Captain Monroe Bryce knows bottom fishing on Maui better than most!

(808) 572-2345


Maui Boat Trips Redline

The Redline Raft gives you the opportunity to feel the water, and the breeze, and get to sites like Molokini Crater, La Perouse Bay, and Turtle Town before the crowds. Enjoy a much smaller group and a more exciting ride in the Redline Raft! Great crew and unique experience for everyone.

(808) 757-9211

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Maui Custom Charters

Maui Custom Charters Nova and Artemis

For a completely private experience, Maui Custom Charters offers custom sailing charters out of Maʻalaea Harbor for parties of up to six. Choose from snorkel tours, whale watches, sunset cruises, or create your own luxury adventure. Choose from S/V Nova, a 42′ Catalina MKII, or S/V Artemis, a 47′ Leopard sailing catamaran.

(808) 874-1110

Maui Magic

Maui Boat Trips Molokini

This large 54-foot power catamaran is built for speed and comfort. One of our favorite things about it is that they only take a max of 45 people, even though they can legally take up to 75. That means more room and more comfort on your way to a new adventure!


Maui Snorkel Charters

Maui snorkel boats

Maui Snorkel Charters offers the most comprehensive South Maui snorkel tour on the island. Start at Molokini, then work your way through 3-5 of the day’s best snorkel spots. If you want to see as many snorkel spots as possible in one trip, this four-hour adventure tour is the way to go.

(808) 270-8776

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Island Star

Maui Boat Trips Island Star

Privacy and luxury are the hallmarks of Island Star Maui. Accommodating groups of up to 18, this 57-foot luxury sailing yacht hosts various private sailing and snorkeling tours ranging from 2 to 7 hours. Explore some of Maui’s most exclusive reefs, search for whales and dolphins, and enjoy delicious food from the onboard menu.

(808) 669-7827

Makena Coast Charters

Makena rafting

Swap the crowded double-decker tour boat for an intimate experience. Makena Coast Charters hosts small group tours to Molokini and Turtle Town aboard a sleek and speedy 40’ raft. With a passionate, ocean-loving crew, you’ll get to know Molokini like never before. Two and four-hour tours are available.

(808) 874-1273

If you’re into fishing, there’s a new business on Maui doing a great job deep-ocean sport fishing.  Check out Steady Pressure Sport Fishing or call (808) 830-3474.