Discover Molokini

Trilogy Excursions (4.7)
Ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls. Need we say more? Half price for kids 12 and under!
Check-in at 6:30am for one of the first trips to Molokini.
Lay down on the mesh netting between the hulls with your honey, it feels like your skimming over the water!
Why We Love It -  Our all around top pick for a trip to Molokini, all the amenities and an awesome crew. Book early, these sell out fast.

Discover one of Maui’s premier snorkeling destinations!!

Snorkeling the Molokini Crater will be a highlight of your Maui vacation! There is no better way to experience the beauty of the Hawaiian waters and this ancient crater than on a luxury sailing catamaran! There is ample room on our spacious vessels and you will visit two snorkeling locations - the crystal clear waters of Molokini and the remarkable shallows of the Maui coastline that is home to many Hawaiian honu (seaturtles).

Departing from Ma'alaea Harbor, you will have a fast and easy trip to the crater area. We will hoist the sails and take advantage of the consistent warm tradewinds that Maui is famous for. Come on out and discover for yourself why we have been voted Maui’s #1 sailing company for over 42 years.

Tour Includes
  • Premium Snorkel Equipment
  • Optional SNUBA upgrade
  • Personal Instruction
  • 2 snorkel sites for variety and to avoid the crowd
  • Whale Watching December - April
  • Free wetsuit tops for everyone on board
  • For safety purposes, passengers are required to wear a type of flotation while snorkeling. We offer two comfortable options for guests to choose from
  • Personal attention to each one of our guests
Food and beverage
  • Breakfast - Mom Coon's 4th generation recipe Cinnamon Rolls, Fresh Fruit, Kona Coffee, Hot Tea, Hot Cocoa & Pineapple Juice.
  • Lunch - Teriyaki Grilled Chicken, Fresh Tossed Green Salad with Mom's Secret Dressing, Luau Rice and Hawaiian sweet rolls. 
  • Beverages - wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages.  For guests ages 21 years and older, two premium beverages are included on the return sail!*Must have I.D. present. Bar Includes: Moloka'i Mule, Lana'i Tai, Locally Brewed Beer, and White Wine. 
  • Dietary restrictions - Vegetarian and vegan meals and gluten free meals are available only upon request when booking your reservation.
Vessel Details
  • Trilogy II - 64' Cutter Rigged Sailing Catamaran licensed for 84 passengers, average number of guests is 54 passengers.
  • Trilogy V - 55' Searunner/Sloop Rigged Catamaran licensed for 67 passengers, average number of guests is 45 passengers. 
  • Both offer covered cabin, cushioned seating inside and out, large galley, his/hers bathrooms, netting, custom swim steps
Tour Options
  • Upgrade +$69. SNUBA diving in Maui uses a unique, patented shallow water diving system that bridges the gap between snorkeling and scuba. Available to ages 8 years and up as an upgrade. Click here for more info.
Time 7:00 am or 8:00 am
Duration 5.5 hours
Location Ma'alaea Harbor

Please view the cancellation policy and restrictions.

Cancellation Policy

1 - 8 Guests = Must cancel 48 Hours prior to trip departure time 
9 or more Guests = Must cancel 72 Hours prior to trip departure time  
Or full amount will be charged for your tour.

Last Minute Bookings

Please be aware that these bookings are subject to confirmation. If this is a same-day or next-day booking, there is a reasonable chance this will not be confirmed. For bookings that are confirmed, there will be no cancellations or refunds.


Entering and exiting the boat and accessing the on-board restrooms requires ascending and descending steep stairs.  Customers must have the necessary mobility to navigate this. No wheelchairs or walkers permitted (small or collapsable cane okay).

**There are times that the weather will make snorkeling at Molokini Crater or the Maui Coast Line undesirable and dangerous. On these days, the Captain will choose the best alternate snorkel location.

Frequently Asked Questions


Review Summary
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- Sep 2018 -


I had no idea what to expect as this was my first snorkeling experience. We had a morning excursion to Molokini and were greeted with a crew full of excitement and great attitudes. We were given thorough instructions (important for calming the nerves of a newbie) as well as the perfect breakfast of fruit and DELICIOUS cinnamon rolls. We were off to Molokini crater and were able to spend quite a bit of time there snorkeling and seeing the wildlife there! We hopped back onto the boat to head to a different area, specifically to see some turtles. On the way to our second location, we were served chips and salsa (the salsa was SO GOOD). We were able to see a turtle come up to the surface, which was an awesome experience. After being able to snorkel at our second experience, we were served a great meal for lunch (salad, chicken, rice, even dessert) and some drinks. We were able to sail back into the harbor for the end of our trip. It was an experience that felt like Trilogy and the crew were truly excited to host us as their guests and show us some of the best views in Maui. We would suggest this to any of our friends and family!

- Jul 2018 -


My husband and I recently returned from our "babymoon" in Maui and had an amazing day with Captain Brian and his crew. From the moment we stepped on the boat, we didn't need to lift a finger. The whole crew was amazing - answered our questions about animals, local recommendations on Maui and served us delicious food (throughout the whole trip). We loved our time in the water - seeing beautiful fish, turtles (not at Molokini - they'll tell you about why they don't live there) and even a large octopus! Highly recommend using Trilogy - from a six month pregnant woman, I enjoyed every second.

- Jul 2018 -


My father, sister, and brother-in-law took the Trilogy V to Molokini and the turtle stop and had an excellent time. Check-in was easy and fast. The captain and crew were extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and safety-minded. The crew (Tyler and Dave) actually watched us from a surfboard to make sure snorkelers didn’t stray too far away and that everyone had an enjoyable time. They helped with adjusting my mask and identifying sea wildlife. Their presentation on Molokini and the surrounding area was worthwhile- I had been to Molokini before and had never seen the back side of the area. The captain was quite experienced, making the ride as smooth as possible. Food was just right for a boat- hot, fresh cinnamon rolls and sweet fruit for breakfast, chicken with rice and salad for lunch. Lots of food for those who wanted seconds, and there was a little ice cream for dessert. They didn’t skimp on drinks. I don’t like to eat rich food or a lot on boats so I don’t feel sick, and Trilogy delivered. The sail at the end was one of my favorite parts- the wind buffets you and it’s fascinating to watch how the sails and crew work. Of course, visiting the actual sites of Molokini and anything with turtles will be amazing, but the staff of Trilogy V really went above and beyond to make it a memorable morning.


Brandon S.

Simply the best snorkel adventure I have ever been on. The boat was amazing. The captain was hilarious. Nick and the crew were funny and helpful. The...


Nessa M.

Ok... what?! We literally JUST left our snorkeling trip with Trilogy and I couldn't wait to post a review. Their service was superb!! It is so worth EVERY...


sandy m.

On 8/28/19, we did the cruise to Lanai. The crew (Captain "Turtle" Brian; Angelo; Aquaman; Ali and the rest we're soooooo awesome!! Best trip ever! We had a...