Maui Water Sports
From guided tours to individual exploration, Maui water sports such as kayaking, paddling and canoeing the warm waters around Maui is a wonderful way to experience Maui’s beautiful land and seascapes. To get the gear you need, we recommend these five star rated companies in the Kihei area. In addition, we would suggest you take advantage of your exclusive Ma’alaea Surf Resort discount by contacting Tom Barefoot’s Tours to book any of our recommendations. They also have a wide range of additional tours that you might enjoy!
Kayaking, Paddling & Canoeing
Hawaiian Paddle Sports
Hawaiian Paddle Sports (808) 442-6436 – These guys seem to do it all. Whale watching, turtle tours, canoe surfing, kayak tours, surf lessons and more, and they are 5 star rated. They are also very proud of their social and environmental awareness. They are one of only seven members of B Corps in the state of Hawaii. B Corps is an organization that is dedicated to using business for environmental and social change. They are located in Kihei at 27 Halekuai Street.
Kelly’s Kayak Tours
Kelii’s Kayak Tours (808) 874-7652 – They have been in operation for many years and have great reviews. They offer many tour options, including a West Maui Tour, a South shore Turtle tour (which guarantees at least one turtle sighting), a North Shore tour, Maui Sunset tour and combo tours where you can paddle, snorkel and surf, or paddle and hike to a waterfall. They are located at 1215 S Kihei Road, #420, in Kihei.
South Pacific Kayaks
South Pacific Kayaks (808) 875-4848 – This company has many kayaking tours to choose from. They offer tours by area and by intended animal sightings including a turtle tour, whale watch tour, and four tours by location including Honolua, South Shore Explorer, Pali Sea Cliff Discovery and West Side tour.
Maui Kayak Adventures
Maui Kayak Adventures (808) 442-6465 is also highly rated. They offer snorkeling tours, whale watching tours and kayaking tours. Their guides are Certified Marine Naturalists. This company is also Eco-Tourism Certified, which means they work hard to protect our oceans. They are located in Kihei at 61 Halekuai St.
For many when they think of Hawaii, they think of surfing. There are many great companies that can hook you up in the Kihei area. First time surfers? Don’t worry you are definitely welcome! We would suggest you take advantage of your exclusive Ma’alaea Surf Resort discount by contacting Tom Barefoot’s Tours to book any of our recommendations. They also have a wide range of additional tours that you might enjoy!
Maui Waverider (808) 875-4761 is located at South Kihei Road, Kihei, Hawaii. It is located across from Kalama Park on Kihei Rd. on the corner of Auhana and Kihei Rd. They offer both group and semi private surf lessons, along with stand up paddle lessons. In addition, they offer a wide selection of surfboards, both hard and soft-tops ranging from 6’0” to 12’0”. If paddle boarding is more your style they’ve got you covered.
Maui Surf Lessons
Maui Surf Lessons (808) 442-7252 Is located at 27-C Halekaui St, Kihei, Hawaii. As their name implies this group does surf lessons of all types. They offer single guest private lessons, lessons for groups of two to four and group lessons of five or more. Their lessons include traditional surfing, stand up paddling and canoe surfing!
Hawaiian Paddle Sports
Hawaiian Paddle Sports (808) 442-6436 is located on Halekuai St. Kihei, Hawaii. This company features surfing, canoe surfing and stand up paddle lessons. They also have a broad selection of tours, including whale and turtle watching tours, canoe tours and kayak tours.