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Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor

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Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
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icon5 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Snorkeling in Molokini Crater is undeniably one of the best parts about visiting Maui. Here in this crescent, submerged volcano off Maui’s southern coastline, over 250 species of fish inhabit a world-class reef. Experience water so exceptionally clear you can see down 75 feet, and swim with schools of tropical fish while cruising the vibrant reef. You can also just sit and suntan on the deck, with sweeping views of Haleakala set just off the back of the boat.
  • View the underwater sights from the glass bottom viewing room
  • Four Winds Catamaran Features: • 2 Restrooms • Glass Bottom Viewing Room • 2 Spacious Decks • Plenty of Shade • 3 Boarding Ladders • Fresh Water Showers • Waterslide • Sport Fishing Equipment (Seasonal)
  • What to Expect • Abundant of Marine Life • Turtle Watching • Whale Watching (Seasonal) • Stunning views of Maui’s Coastline • Fun Music • Tattoos for Kids
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Tropical Breakfast
Grilled BBQ Lunch
Beverages: Water, Soda, Beer, Wine and Juice
Snorkeling Gear and Flotation
Sea Boards (large flotations with clear bottoms) & Boogie Boards
Optical Masks
Instructional Guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
101 Maalaea Rd , 101 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793, USA

Maalaea Harbor, Slip #80 (on the "Ocean Side" or the Jetty)

7:00 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
From Maalaea Harbor, board a 55-foot, glass bottom catamaran for a Molokini snorkeling tour, where you’ll enjoy a breakfast of bagels and fruit served with juice and Kona coffee. On the hour long cruise to Molokini Crater, take in the views of Haleakala volcano, and try to identify the four other islands that are scattered across the horizon. You’ll also hear commentary from an onboard naturalist who serves as your guide.

Upon arrival at Molokini Crater, splash into the waters teeming with thousands of fish, and cruise over one of Hawaii’s healthiest coral reefs. With its deep sand channels, shallows sections of reef, and wealth of colorful marine life, Molokini Crater is an exceptional outing for experts and first-timers alike. You can also take a turn on the waterslide.

If you'd like to see the marine life without getting wet, peer through glass on the bottom of the boat, where children and families can watch schools of fish.

Once you've finished snorkeling in Molokini Crater, enjoy a freshly cooked BBQ lunch of chicken breasts, pulled pork, or hot dogs, with a garden burger option for vegetarians. Lunch is accompanied by chips and dessert, and an open bar of beer and wine is served on the cruise back home.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Sailing subject to favorable weather conditions.
  • Snorkeling at Molokini crater is "weather permitting". We can never guarantee a snorkel location. Safety is our top priority.
  • All Passengers Must Sign Waiver Prior to Tour.
  • Please bring reef-safe sunscreen, a hat, a change of clothing, swimsuit and sandals
  • For an additional fee, you can select the following:
  • SNUBA guided experience is available for purchase onboard (limited availability) - $69+tax
  • Photography & Video - Prices Vary
  • Underwater digital camera (pictures are downloaded onto a USB drive) - Prices Vary
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wetsuit rental - $10 Cash
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 120 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Maui Classic Charters
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor ?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor ?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor .

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  • "This is a very minor thing so don't let it prevent you from going." See review
  • "It is not intense at all, so for more experienced snorkelers or those looking for something a little more advanced, then this may not be the best fit." See review

Reviews

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star-3
The crew was great and...
Michele_R
, May 2022
The crew was great and knowledgeable. Was not impressed with the tour. Too many people snorkeling in the area, only saw 2 specific types of fish. I signed up with this tour because it boasted more than it actually offered in terms of sea life.
star-5
First time in Maui
Daniel_M
, May 2022
Great for family, snuba strongly recommended. Ride may be a little rough for small kids. Okay for every level of swimmer
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for the 5-stars!
star-4
It was great to visit...
Veena_D
, May 2022
It was great to visit Molokini! The boat ride there and back and the crew were great! The water was a little rough the day we went so it was difficult to snorkel and cold but it was a good experience overall.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Aloha, I'm thrilled to see you enjoyed your tour with us! The Four Winds offers wet suits for rent to ensure you don't feel chilly during your snorkel tour. We really strive for 5-stars, it is very important to us. Please let us know what would of made this a 5-star experience! Mahalo, Nikki
star-4
The food was o.k. The...
Marcus_F
, May 2022
The food was o.k. The staff was amazing and very helpful. Water was amazing and the snorkeling was awesome!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for mentioning our amazing crew! Our boat serves a hot BBQ lunch. In comparison to other tours that only provide sandwiches or hot dogs, we like to think a hot BBQ meal after snorkeling hits the spot! We pride ourselves in providing our guests with a memorable family friendly snorkel tour, and it sounds like you had an enjoyable experience! Thanks for sharing. Mahalo for joining us, Nikki
star-5
Great excursion.
Anonymous
, May 2022
Outfit ran on time and efficient. Excellent service and care for safety, rules & laws. Good food. Expensive extras but nice to have the options. Very nice staff.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
We greatly appreciate you taking the time to write a review! Thank you for joining us on the Four Winds II!
star-5
Great hospitality.
Don_I
, May 2022
The crew was great and always making sure we were comfortable with with gear, food or drinks. They also offered helpful tips before getting in the water.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Mahalo for taking the time to write us a review! Aloha, Nikki
star-4
The sailing was probably...
Wendy_M
, May 2022
The sailing was probably the most memorable, as there wasn’t much sea life to see while snorkeling. And it was an extremely windy day, the water was so choppy that many folks couldn’t handle the snorkeling. Even sailing was choppy, a few sick individuals onboard. It doesn’t bother me but did many
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Mahalo for joining us!
star-3
Good hospitality but worst Lunch for veggies!!
NagaAvinash_C
, May 2022
Staff did great in supporting beginners but boat is over crowded, hard to find place to sit. Lunch for vegetarians is horrible. It's more like eating grass.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Aloha, Thank you for joining us on the Four Winds II. We love having beginners on our boat and getting the opportunity to show them how amazing snorkeling is. Thank you for also mentioning our staff! As far as vegetarian options, we have tropical fruit and muffins for breakfast and we offer vegan burgers with all the fixings on the side for lunch. I am a bit confused by the "eating grass" comment, if you wouldn't mind letting us know what you are referring to? We have been told the vegan burgers are quite delicious! We would love to know what your expectations were for our vegetarian lunch. Mahalo, Nikki sales@mauiclassiccharters.com
star-5
Fantastic Crew & Snorkel trip to Molokini
Nina_Q
, Apr 2022
This was a FANTASTIC day trip! The boat was clean and well cared for. The Captain and crew were professional, knowledgeable, and fun! I was so happy that we made a little detour to Molokini to pick up a floating mylar balloon in the ocean. 5 STARS FOR THAT!!!! The food was pretty good as well. We had the pulled pork and grilled chicken sandwiches with chips and drinks. We didn't Snuba, but I did get a photo of the group underwater and they seemed to have a great time! The photographer was great and I loved that they had cameras or GoPro's to rent. Overall a great experience and we'd do it again!! Mahalo!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Mahalo for choosing our vessel to adventure with! We are thrilled to hear you had a great snorkel experience with the Four Winds II! Aloha, Nikki
star-5
Amazing snorkeling experience!
Nicole_B
, Apr 2022
Amazing morning! The crew was very kind and helpful. Beautiful ride out to the crater. Crystal clear water with tons of fish. The water was pretty calm so that even our non swimmer was able to get into the water. Would love to go again! Hope to see more people tip generously the hard working crew!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thank you for recognizing our crew! Molokini crater is a stunning place and we are so happy you were able to experience it. Aloha, Nikki

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