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Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Cultural and Turtle Tour

Maui, United States

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1 hourMobile & paper tickets accepted

Take an adventure and experience an important part of Hawaiian history on this 1-hour canoe tour in Maui. Paddle a traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoe while learning about the ancient art of Wayfinding and Celestial Navigation used by early Hawaiian voyagers. Departing Wailea Beach, you'll paddle along Maui's scenic south shores and view an abundance of marine life, including endangered green sea turtles! Come see the Kohola, or Humpback whales Nov-April during their seasonal migration!

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Outrigger canoe excursion
  • Canoeing equipment
  • Local taxes
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What To Expect


Walk in the footsteps of early navigators as they sailed their double hull canoes throughout Polynesia to Hawaii! Learn the ancient art of Celestial navigation or Wayfinding! See the beautiful Honu, or Hawaiian Green Sea turtles just minutes from shore! Come see the beautiful coral reef and fish endemic only to Hawaii!

Stop At:

• Wailea Beach, Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753
• Hawaiian Ocean Sports, 3850 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-8443
• Hawaiian Ocean Sports,

The Location

Where To Go

Wailea Beach, Kihei, HI 96753, USA


Maui, United States

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (24)

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The trip was ok. Being...

Julie_T | Oct 2021

The trip was ok. Being on the water is always nice. We did see sea turtles. The guide was delightful as well as the rest of the crew who helped us launch the outrigger. It was hard to hear the guide since we were at the front of the outrigger. Feel

Guided tour was a nice...

hollydU220FA | Oct 2021

Guided tour was a nice introduction to Hawaiian culture and we all enjoyed the canoe ride and the “honu” experience.

Our tour guide was hilarious!...

hellosdaisers | Sep 2021

Our tour guide was hilarious! Made the excursion really fun! We learned a lot about Hawaiian culture. He even gave us a free video of our trip!

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Children 5 and younger are not recommended
  • You must be able to paddle a minimum of a half mile

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Cultural and Turtle Tour

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