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From Lahaina: Turtle Town Snorkel Cruise with Dolphin Watch

From Lahaina: Turtle Town Snorkel Cruise with Dolphin Watch

Activity provider: Quicksilver Charters
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From US$ 89.95 per person

Cruise to Lana'i or Lahaina Turtle Town on the newly renovated Quicksilver, the NEWEST Boat to Lahaina Harbor! With plenty of spacious seating accommodations, inside/outside Quicksilver will provide you with an uninterrupted view of beautiful blue waters!

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Take in panoramic views of the west Maui mountains, Lanai, and Molokai
  • Snorkel at Turtle Town Lahaina and discover the home of dozens of sea turtles
  • See nenue (lowfin chubs), goatfish, octopus, black durgon, and frogfish
  • Listen to music and the captains share their knowledge of this island paradise
  • Experience the colorful underwater world while swimming and snorkeling
Full description

Take in all the beautiful scenery on an afternoon snorkeling charter to either the beautiful coasts of Lana’i island or the magnificent area of Lahaina Turtle Town! Lana’i boasts large coral reefs fringe the wild, remote, and sparsely populated island.

The waters off Lanai are home to a pod of spinner dolphins made up of more than 100 individuals! Oftentimes, you will see spinners leap from the water while your double-deck catamaran makes her way to the snorkeling site at Manele Bay or Shark Fin Rock (named for its shape, not its underwater residents). If the weather is too rough or uncomfortable for our guests to cross the channel between Maui and Lana’i, we will take our guests to Lahaina Turtle Town where turtles are always seen in the wild amongst a variety of beautiful Hawaiian fish! Enjoy snorkeling in the translucent waters of Maui, sure to leave you in awe with abundant sea life and unreal clear visibility. Lana'i is the destination of choice, however is weather dependent, and if the weather does not cooperate, we will enjoy the Lahaina Turtle Town filled with various coral species and plentiful fish life. Afternoon snorkels on Maui are a treat! There are very few options that do afternoon snorkel charters, which allows us to bring you to an exclusive area that will be little to no other tourism in the area - giving a unique experience you're sure to love. When traveling to the island of Lana'i it is common to encounter the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins, which jump and spin in the air! Lana'i has a resident pod of over 200 Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins. or Lahaina Turtle Town is a very unique and highly desired snorkel location featuring turtle cleaning stations and an abundance of reef fish. This afternoon trip brings the possibility of experiencing an awesome boat snorkel charter without having to wake up at the break of dawn to get to the morning trips! Sleep in, enjoy the morning, and come for an awesome snorkel charter in the afternoon. Whale watch season officially starts December 1, 2021, so along with an awesome afternoon snorkel tour, you will have the opportunity to go Whale watching too. Humpback whales visit the Hawaiian Islands seasonally, so this is a combination of snorkeling at a beautiful reef as well as whale watching on the same tour.

All snorkel spots are determined daily weather permitting. Please understand and respect the captain's decisions on the safest snorkel locations for the day.

Where ever your captain takes you, the crew will provide you with snorkeling tips and gear. The catamaran has 2 restrooms and freshwater showers available for passengers. 

  • Lunch
  • Experienced Captain and Crew
  • Snorkel 101 tutorial
  • Use of top-quality snorkel gear and floatation devices
  • Ice-cold water, soda, juice, coffee and/or tea
  • Two Restrooms
  • Two Freshwater Showers
  • Informative and Historical narration
  • Jump For Joy" 2nd Deck jumping platform
  • Dolphin Watch
  • Whale Watch (seasonally)
  • Gratuities
  • Adult Beverages (for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off not included nor available.
  • Wetsuit and underwater digital camera for rentals (for purchase)
  • Dramamine (for purchase)
  • Paid parking available in Lahaina
  • T-shirts available (for purchase)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • Non-swimmers
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet at the Main Loading Dock at Lahaina Harbor to fill out a safety waiver and check in. Please give yourself extra time to find parking. Mandatory check-in is at 12:30 PM and prompt departure is at 1:00 PM.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Vaping
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Drinks

Know before you go

  • 24-hour cancelation policy to receive a full refund/ reschedule
  • Dietary restrictions must be noted at booking to reserve meals (Vegetarian, Kosher, etc.)
  • Mandatory check-in 30 minutes prior to departure
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The minimum drinking age is 21 years old
  • Bring cash if you'd like to tip the crew
  • From December 1, 2021 - April 17, 2022: This tour will be adding a Humpback Whale Watch segment in addition to the snorkeling
  • Any trips prior to December 1, 2021 will not have a scheduled Whale Watch segment to the tour
  • Gratuities, wetsuits, and parking fees are not included
  • Alcoholic drinks, waterproof digital cameras, anti-nausea medicine, and t-shirts are available for purchase onboard
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 174 reviews

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This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip! We all had so much fun, the captain was funny, the crew was nice, and the lifeguards were very attentive. As a larger person, I was worried I wouldn't enjoy it, but I had a lot of fun. If you're new to snorkeling, make sure you use a pool noodle, it definitely helps...

May 19, 2022

The captain and crew were amazing. We had the same Captain and crew on a snorkeling trip a day prior. They all are great. Cody took care of us and remembered us from the snorkeling trip from the day before. I would definitely recommend this crew for snorkeling and for the dinner sunset cruise. I would definitely book with these guys again.

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May 8, 2022

The crew was so nice and helpful! The captain was very funny all throughout and the rest of the crew were always there to help in any way. My wife lost an earring and they even helped tried to find it. The food wasn’t great, but the rest of the experience was great!

April 15, 2022

Product ID: 398423