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Turtles

Turtles (Honu) Hi Surfers, Here on Maui we share the water with many different types of ocean creatures. One common one you may see is the Turtle or “Honu” in Hawaiian. There are actually several different types of turtles found in Hawaiian waters. Turtles (Honu) are marine reptiles that spend most of their time…

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February 3, 2017

Kayaking Tours and Kayak Rentals on Maui

Kayak Rentals on Maui Our most popular Kayak Rental Package on Maui is the Whale watch and Turtle kayak rental tour. Maui is the Whale watch and Turtle kayak rental tour   These kayak adventures for two (2) people, feature our Ocean Double-Kayak (1 x 2-man kayak), that are stable and fun to ride. Each package comes with; Paddles (2), seat back-rests (2). We also provide sun-shirts (2) and reef shoes (2). Our paddlers are also provided with a complete snorkel set (2), including silicone mask, snorkel and fins in a tote bag, and a dry-pak (1) for your phone. Beach chairs (2), a cooler (1), and beach umbrella (1) are also provided for a beach picnic after paddling. Our package includes everything you need for a complete self-guided tour of Maui’s best kayak/snorkel sites, and sea life sightings are…

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January 25, 2016

Maui Snorkeling Q&A

Maui Snorkeling Q&A Do I need to know how to Swim to go Snorkeling? Yes, to snorkel you must know how to swim. Even if you are in standing depth water, you might get in a current that takes you out of your depth. In the water you don’t weigh much, and even a tiny…

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January 25, 2016

Sharks and Stingrays

Sharks & Stingrays  Sharks and stingrays look quite different they share many of the same traits. They are in the same family of cartilaginous fish called the elasmobranchs. These creatures are not so scary once you learn a little bit about them. Here is some useful and interesting information about sharks and stingrays in Hawaii. STINGRAYS Stingrays come in all shapes and sizes, Stingrays in the environment: Stingray Physiology: Stingray Products: What do Rays eat?: Manta Rays: Avoiding Stingrays: Stingray self defense: Electric rays: Stingray Spines: The stingray spine can have a painful venom: Stingray First Aid: SHARKS Different types of Sharks: Shark Physiology: Reef sharks: Tiger sharks: Hammer Head Sharks: People and Sharks: Human intrusion into the sharks habitat: Shark behavior vs. Human behavior: Water Activities: Mistaken Identity: Avoiding sharks: Shark Interactions: Shark…

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January 11, 2016

Surfing and SUP Lessons with Surf Club Maui

SURFING & SUP LESSONS We offer Surfing and Standup SUP lessons on Maui for all levels from beginner to advanced. Our Surf Club is located at one of Maui’s best surfing areas, Kihei’s Kalama Park, which offers a variety of conditions. We have lessons 6 days a week, and rentals 6 days a week. More…

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January 7, 2015

How to Snorkel on Maui

Snorkel on Maui Snorkeling on Maui is fun and everyone should try it. Please note that snorkeling is a swimming sport so you will need to be able to swim. Snorkeling lessons are available. Most strong swimmers can teach themselves in calm shallow water or in a pool. We provide rental snorkel gear. Our shop staff are happy to help you find a good fit mask and fins.  More…

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January 6, 2015

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