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Alii Nui

#2 of 11 things to do in Maalaea Features Animals
Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-875-0333
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The Alii Nui is a custom built, one of a kind, luxury sailing catamaran with a reputation for providing the ultimate in service and amenities. We limit the number of passengers to provide plenty of room to relax and enjoy. The Alii Nui offers Morning Snorkel Sails, Afternoon Turtle Snorkels, Whale Watch Excursions, Sunset Sails, Royal Feast Dinner Sails, Wedding Sails, and new event, Club Alii Nui. Measuring an impressive 65' from stem to stern and 36' port to starboard, she is truly the premiere sailing catamaran on Maui!
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Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-875-0333
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have done many catamaran snorkel tours before! This was by far the nicest boat. The captain and crew were wonderful and the food was very good. We'd recommend this boat for any event in Maui

Thank LAfoodie72
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful day in Maui on a morning snorkel tour aboard the beautiful catamaran. All the staff were more than friendly; they were professional with all aspects of the boat and what they guests might need. They picked us up at our condo, served breakfast,...More

Thank SusanC101574
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall we had a nice time. 2 million dollar catamaran takes you to the snorkeling spot. Clean. Attentive staff. Got snapped at by one when I asked to have a beer before we departed. Apparently you are not allowed to drink alcohol until you leave...More

Thank CarolAnneSP
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the boat we use when we want to take our guests out for a snorkel. I love that the Alii Nui is located in Ma'alaea Harbor. The location, between Kihei area and Lahaina is much easier for those of us not staying in...More

Thank janetlp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're been on many trips to molokini including with four winds, Pacific whale foundation & kai Kaman all of which are good choices. Decided to try something new. Liked that they picked you up & took you back to your resort. Food was excellent &...More

1  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the afternoon snorkel tour to the Turtle reef. They provided snacks and food when we boarded. The captain was friendly and outgoing. The staff were friendly and attentive. The catamaran was well kept and beautiful. Definitely a great tour!!

Thank T D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful trip. We did the sunset feast and everything from the pickup to drop off was perfect. There's not a friendlier staff on the island. You're waited on hand and foot and the food and drinks are fantastic. The view is stunning. It's...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Premium all the way. Big boat with the best bathrooms I have ever seen on a this type of craft. Not crowded. Everything included (transportation, sunscreen, gear, towels, excellent food and drink). Breakfast included fruit, yogurt, breads, real eggs, and bacon. Yes bacon. Lunch was...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Royal Feast sunset cruise and had a fantastic experience. The crew was very friendly and professional and provided outstanding service throughout the trip. The food was excellent, the drinks were flowing and the views were incredible. Overall it was an outstanding...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous sunset sail! So many cruises serve cheap drinks so you don't notice how bad the food is. With Alii Nui, stellar and friendly service are on top of great food and drink. Seriously great (don't miss the crab cakes) appetizers, dinner, and...More

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How long is the trip out to the snorkel spot? I'm curious how a 3-hour trip timeframe breaks down and then the 6-hour trip. Thank you!
5 May 2017|
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Response from Jeff S | Property representative |
Aloha! It generally takes about an hour to get to the snorkel location and get the boat moored up. This allows for about an hour of snorkel time on the afternoon trip, and a little more than an hour or so for each snorkel... More
Do you offer a family dinner cruise? We have a five year old daughter.
22 April 2017|
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Response from Carol C | Property representative |
Evening Sunset Sails and Dinner Sails are adults only excursions. Our Snorkel and whale watching excursions are children friendly.
If we have never been snorkeling on Hawaii and have teenagers would you suggest Turtle Point or Molokini?Thanks so much. Kathleen
22 February 2017|
Response from Jeff S | Property representative |
Aloha Kathleen... They are both great locations for snorkeling. Turtle Point, the Olowalu area, is one of Maui's largest reefs with turtles and sea life abound. Molokini is a unique and protected area with great... More