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  • Location:Maui, Hawaii
  • Duration:6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Paddle, Snorkel and Learn to Surf - All in a Day on Maui

The ultimate Maui adventure day for anyone who loves the water! Spend a full day kayaking, surfing, and snorkeling off Maui’s coast, beginning with a morning of learning to surf and riding across the waves. Later on, kayak across Makena Bay in search of fish and sea turtles, all while paddling above coral reefs in a protected volcanic cove.


  • Paddle, snorkel and surf combination tour on Maui
  • Paddle through Makena Bay
  • Snorkel reefs and Turtle Town
  • Close-up encounter with green sea turtles, dolphins and possibly humpback whales
  • Great views of Molokini and Haleakala
  • 2-hour surf lesson from experienced guides
  • Small group for personalized tuition
  • Beach lunch included
  • Snorkel and surfing equipment provided

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What You Can Expect

Paddle, Snorkel and Learn to Surf - All in a Day on Maui

Paddle, Snorkel and Learn to Surf - All in a Day on Maui

Begin the day with a surf instructor who will teach to ride the waves, from the best method of paddling in to how to stand on the board. You’ll also learn proper surf etiquette and ways to read the waves, with lessons designed for first time surfer who’s just learning the fundamentals.

The surfing lesson is two hours long, and the maximum group size of six people helps ensure you get personal attention. Learning to surf and stand on the board is virtually guaranteed, and the next lesson is on the house if you aren’t riding waves by the end!

After exiting the surfing area, make the drive to Makena Bay to continue the aquatic adventure, where you’ll paddle above colorful color reefs that teem with turtles and fish. In winter, it’s common to watch Humpbacks splash offshore from the private perch of your kayak, and it’s even possible to encounter dolphins during any time of the year.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

The actual surfing and kayak/snorkeling experiences were outstanding. I did not realize that we had to drive from the surfing to the kayak/snorkeling takeoff points on our own. I was alone and was handed a paper with directions after surfing on how to get to the kayak takeoff. There was a vague map and tiny print directions, which I could not read while driving, so got very lost. I wish we could have gone as a group to the second site. I eventually found it and they were waiting for me, so it turned out OK.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Loved this tour! The snorkeling was amazing, saw more with this tour than other places we went to on our own. Surfing was great too, way easier than I expected.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2013

My husband and I were the only ones surfing, it was like we had a private lesson. We literally swam with the turtles and we saw a shark (a harmless shark) the only thing that would keep me from booking this tour again is that it was REALLY exhausting to surf, kayak and snorkel all in one day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2013

Surfing was great! Amazing instructor... Was patient, calm, and very helpful.

Kayaking instructor was not only able to instruct those in the group who had never been, but a great tour guide. His passion for the water and island was exspresed in his line of work. Never a dual moment

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

My wife and I really enjoyed this comprehensive experience. Learning to surf was a great experience. Our instructor Kyle did a great job teacing us the basics and was very attentive. We also enjoyed the kayaking portion with Aaron. We had a great time snorkeling and just floating with a group of sea turtles

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2012

This was an excellent package. The surfing was a blast and the instructor was terrific!! We were also pampered on our kayak/snorkel trip. Saw lots of turtles. It was a fantastic day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2012

This was one of the best days of our trip! Both the surf instructor and the kayak/snorkel staff were amazing! Friendly, helpful, and funny! The lunch that is included is huge...we were shocked for all that was involved with the price of this package. Well worth it! Can't say ebough!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2012

it was awesome. I booked this for my son and daughter who are 18 and 14. They had a blast with the surfer instructor who was very attentive and an excellent teacher. My son and daughter enjoyed their lesons very much and by the end, they were able to stand up on their boards and catch some really good waves. I was impressed and extremely pleased with the instructor. They also liked their kayak and snorkeling guide, SCOTT. He was very pleasant and knowledgable about the reef and its surrounding areas. He took some great underwater shots of my children, the fish as well as turtles while they were snorkeling. They absolutely love their Maui snorkeling experience. We would do this again in a heart beat and next time, my wife and I are going on this excursion.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2010

Our instructors/guides were fabulous! The surfing lessons were first thing in the morning lessons were great. The snorkel and kayak trip was by far the best! The guide/instructor was awesome; took us to great snorkeling place and was very attentive to 11 yr old grandson that was very scared. We will definitely do this again.

4 star rating: Recommended August 2014

It was great. I went with my daughter. Our surf instructor was really good. I never surfed before, can't ride a skateboard or snowboard but he had me up on the waves by my third try. I'm hooked for life now. Kayaking and snorkeling was a lot of fun as well. We saw turtles and some pretty fish. Afterwards we were exhausted but it was a great time.

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