Molokini & Forbidden Coast

(4.9)
$145
Due to the adventurous nature of this trip it is not recommended for pregnant women, people with back or neck problems, elderly or fragile people, children under 8.
Kids love getting as close to the action as a rafting adventure allows. Ages 8 and up.
Why We Love It -  You will be one of the very few to snorkel Molokini's backside, swim with turtles, and see the dolphins of La Perouse Bay.

Snorkel Molokini Crater and Maui's Forbidden Coast


Looking for Adventure during your Maui vacation? This fast and fun raft adventure is excellent for those wanting smaller crowds and some unique snorkeling locations along the back wall of Molokini and Maui's Forbidden Coast.


This fantastic Maui snorkeling adventure will leave you thrilled! Your adventure begins when we leave from the small boat ramp in Kihei. Kihei is a convenient location that will give us the advantage of being one of the first boats to arrive at our Molokini Crater snorkeling spot. Hold on as our raft zooms across Hawaii's sparkling warm tropical waters out to Molokini Crater.
After your Molokini snorkeling experience, we will head to a remote volcanic coastline, where you will view Maui's most recent lava flow. While there you will also see a number of enchanting caves, lava arches, and grottos. As we sail to each location our well-informed guides will impart their knowledge of the cultural and geological formation of the islands, and the steps being taken to preserve it.
This fantastic Maui snorkeling adventure would leave even Jacques Cousteau thrilled, as he grinned from ear-to-ear! Hold on as our boat zooms across Hawaii's sparkling warm tropical waters out to Molokini Crater. Your adventure begins when we leave from the small boat ramp in Kihei. Kihei is a convenient location of origin that will give us the advantage of being one of the first boats to arrive at our Molokini Crater snorkeling spot.

After your Molokini snorkeling experience, we will head to a remote volcanic coastline, where you will view Maui's most recent lava flow. While there you will also see a number of enchanting caves, lava arches, and grottos. As we sail to each location our well-informed guides will impart unto you their knowledge of the cultural and geological formation of the islands, and the steps being made to preserve it.

MOLOKINI CRATER is one of three volcanic calderas in the world and offers some of the best snorkeling in Maui. During your snorkel trip, you will experience firsthand the undersea beauty of vibrantly colored tropical fish and stunning coral reefs. This amazing unadulterated underwater view is made possible by the crystal clear waters surrounding Molokini and the Maui coastline.

THE FORBIDDEN COAST is far past the towns of Kihei and Wailea. The coastline of South Maui is truly enchanting. Here you will find Hawaiian spinner dolphins at play in beautiful La Perouse Bay along with opportunities to explore caves and grottos along this protected coast, far from developments, crowds, and other tours.

What you can expect
  • Be one of the first boats to reach Molokini! Departing from Kihei means we are one of the first to arrive each morning.
  • Snorkel the back wall at Molokini, a place very few people get to see.
  • Up close and personal encounter in the water swimming with protected green sea turtles.
  • We hope to see dolphins at La Perouse Bay
  • World famous Maui cinnamon rolls and fresh fruit for breakfast.
  • Delicious deli sandwiches and pasta salad for lunch.
  • Be Prepared for Fun!

Restrictions
Due to the adventurous nature of this trip, it is not recommended for pregnant women, people with back or neck problems, elderly or fragile people, or children under 8.

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Time 7 am
Check-in is at 6:30 am
Duration 5 hours
Location Kihei Boat Ramp

Please view the cancellation policy and restrictions. You can find addition information in frequently asked questions

Cancellation Policy

Must be made at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a full refund.


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.


Restrictions

Due to the adventurous nature of this trip it is not recommended for pregnant women, people with back or neck problems, elderly or fragile people, children under 8.


Frequently Asked Questions

How far in advance should be book our seats?

We recommend booking your seats a moment you know the day you would like to come out. We often fill up weeks in advance during busy season so always best to book early.

Can I bring my own gear?
Yes, please feel free to bring your own gear, we also have all mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuits provided free of charge.

Can I just come along for the boat ride even if I don?t want to snorkel?
Yes we would love to have you along for just the boat ride. Just be aware you will have to listen to lots more of our captains humor than the normal passenger!

Do we swim with the turtles at turtle town?
Yes, swimming with the turtles is commonly peoples most memorable part of the tour.

Do you have flotation onboard?
Yes we have flotation belts and blow up life vests for anyone to use.

Is there a bathroom on the boat?
Yes there is a bathroom on the boat ( it is small) but it serves its purpose.

How far of a drive is it from where I?m staying?
Kihei/Wailea 10 minutes Lahaina/Kaanapali 45 minutes


Reviews

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(4.9)
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- Nov 2018 -

Anne241061

Great trip out to Molokini on a RIB. Our crew Tim and Kelly were great even with Tim’s jokes . Great snorkeling on both sides of the crater. Spinner dolphins performed in front of the boat. Saw eight turtles at their ‘feeding station’ getting cleaned by other fish. Breakfast and lunch were great

(5.0)
- Oct 2018 -

Rosabelle O

This was an amazing snorkeling tour with Chase and Zack. They are hilarious guides with fantastic knowledge of all the best snorkeling spots. We went to four different spots and saw gorgeous fish, turtles, and so much sealife. We even saw some whales on the way to Molokini. They provided a quick breakfast of fresh fruit and cinnamon rolls. Lunch was an amazing sandwich spread and pasta salad. I accidentally dropped my water proof camera and Zack free dived 40 feet to get it back. These dudes are the real deal. Best part of our vacation so far!! Definitely book this trip, you wont regret it.

(5.0)
- Oct 2018 -

Andrew M

We had the best morning with Zach and Chase! We met them at the boat ramp and they were both so friendly. They took us out with about 12-15 people, which was a great amount because it wasn’t overwhelming or crowded on the boat. They took us out to Molokini first and we got to snorkel with some beautiful fish and see all the coral! Then we went to the back of Molokini and snorkeled there as well. We loved that there was no time limit for how long we wanted to snorkel for and both Zach and Chase were super helpful since it was our first time snorkeling. Our last stop we saw multiple sea turtles!!! We would HIGHLY recommend this to anyone looking for a fun snorkeling adventure, especially with Zach and Chase!

(5.0)

Blake M.

Today's rafting / snorkeling adventure with Redline was one of the highlights on our first trip to Maui. I did a lot of research on the snorkeling tours in...

(5.0)

Molly M.

We had such amazing time today on the snorkeling tour! The weather report was threatening to rain but luckily we missed the bad weather by leaving so early....

(5.0)

D N.

We had a great time snorkeling with Redline and felt like we made the right choice. Our guides were very knowledgeable, humorous and fun For those with...

(5.0)