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Morning Molokini Trip - Four Winds

Tour Highlights:
  • 55 ft catamaran with a large glass bottom viewing room, a
  • Water-slide, easy access swim steps,
  • Restrooms
  • BBQ grills. 
  • 130 passengers
  • 5 hours
  • Molokini only. 
  • Departs from Maalaea Harbor
  • Continental breakfast and deluxe BBQ lunch.
  • Beer and wine available for purchase.
  • SNUBA  is available
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While most other boats set a course for a second location after the Molokini snorkel, the Four Winds stays at Molokini the entire time. Special attention is taken to assist passengers with snorkeling and there are plenty of flotation devices available for special underwater viewing, including boogie boards with glass ports for special underwater viewing.
Operates: Daily: 7:30am to 12:30pm (times subject to change)
Departure Point: Departs from Maalaea Harbor slip 80.
Duration: 5 hours.
Equipment: Four Winds II, is a 55 ft catamaran with a large glass bottom viewing room, a water-slide, easy access swim steps, restrooms, and BBQ grills.
Capacity: Can accommodate up to 149 passengers but limited to 130 for comfort.
Includes a continental breakfast of bagels and cream cheese, jellies and tropical fruit.
Deluxe BBQ lunch with marinated chicken breast, hot dogs, taro burgers, BBQ Pulled Pork or veggie burger.
Kona coffee, juice, soft drinks, beer and wine.

Inclusions: All snorkel gear and instruction is provided. Includes open bar of beer, wine and soda.
Exclusions: SNUBA for ages 8 and up is available for $59.00, payable on board. Complete underwater photo/video service on board for an extra charge. Loan of a digital camera for above or under water shots up to 300 pictures on your CD to be given at end of trip.
Restrictions: All snorkel sites are weather permitting. Must have a valid photo ID to be served alcohol.
This tour has a 48 hour cancellation policy. This means that once you're within 48 hours of the start time, the tour the tour is non refundable. If you choose to cancel before this time, the standard 3% cancellation fee will apply. If the vendor needs to cancel your tour because of weather, a mechanical issue or any other reason you will receive a 100% refund of the price you paid.
Pride of America Cruise Ship: Maui Classic Charters Four Winds Tours will not pick up cruise ship passengers at the cruise ship dock. These Molokini tours can be reached via a taxi or Tom Barefoot's Tours could arrange for a rental car shuttle to pick you up directly at the dock. Four Winds snorkel trips can be organized for the Monday of your cruise ship schedule. Please book well in advance to assure availability.

There have been 20 reviews written about the Morning Molokini Trip with Maui Classic Charters.

Average Product Rating: 4.9 / 5

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Bunny Pruyn
Aloha Lori,
We had a great time in Hawaii! We really enjoyed the Four Winds and snorkeling. Although, the water was too rough at Molokini and we snorkeled off of West Maui. We traveled to Molokini but turned around and went back. We did see several whales :)....but no dolphins :(

I hadn't snorkeled in so long, and now I want to do it again! Thanks for your advice.

Cookie Medeiros
What a wonderful time. Unfortunately it was blowing about 20-30 miles an hour that day so we were unable to go out to Molokini but it sure didn't take the fun out of the day. The crew took us to Coral Gardens along the Pali coast. It was unbelievable as to how close the vessel was able to anchor off shore and we got to snorkel. Tons of beautiful fish and we even had a baby turtle swimming around the entire time we were there. The crew was fantastic. Great food and drinks. One crew member made fresh ginger ale which was delicious. On the way home they cruised out toward the island of Kahoolawe because the saw some whales heading our way. We also lingered near by McGregors Point because the water was "Littered" with turtles showing off for us. What a great trip. I highly recommend the Four Winds with Maui Classic Charters!

Maria Kovaleski
Very excellent trip.

G. Jackson
An excellent crew and Capt. Molokini was not in the plans due to high winds. However, no lack of excitement with some whale watching and snorkeling by Lahaina. Great food and drinks.

Kendall Summers
The Four Winds II trip was the highlight of our trip to Maui. Terrific experience and really fun. From the beginning the pier where they dock is a lovely experience and the boat immaculate. The crew is friendly, helpful and genuine. Getting there so early is a chore, but being greater with really great bagels, cream cheese, coffee and fruit on a beautiful morning was a welcome surprise that set the day. The snorkeling was good, but the true treat was seeing whales on the way back. The captain told some good stories, and actually stopped the boat and put down a sound system so we could hear and then see whales. I will remember that forever. Everybody liked the tour. Also the lunch, prepared by the crew was really delicious and it was super that you could have as much as you wanted. They also had drinks on board. What more would anyone want or need! Wonderful ride, great people, truly hospitable, and fun. Hope to come back and do it again. Aloha and Mahalo, Kendall

sharon kohl
This is in our opinion the best. The staff is very qualified an helpful. Jake was the best, but all the staff was helpful to my daughter and husband who is 82 years old. They were patient with him getting in and out of the water. We would give this tour a 5 star on everything including Capt. John.

Kristi Stevens
Very nice trip. Good food and tons of fun!

Mike Boehme
The staff saw very welcoming. We had a fantastic time. We will do this one again!

Dawn Howe
We had a great time!!! We were hoping to snorkel in Molokini but because of the bad weather the last couple of days on Maui...Captain John took us to Coral Gardens instead. Good choice. The fish were everywhere and the water was crystal clear. The Four Winds crew always show their passengers onboard a great time with plenty of food and drink...and always there to help you if needed. This is our second snorkel tour on the Four Winds II and we will definitely go again!!

Laura Stannard
Fun was had by all! the water was really choppy lots of sea sickness wish it would have been a calmer day but the crew and trip itself were GREAT!!!

Christine O'NEIL
The captain and crew were great, but I would not go on this trip again. We were not able to go to Molokini because of the weather which I actually appreciated. We were not told that until we were already on the boat and had left the dock. I was stuck with no choice but to go on a cruise that took us to a cove next to the freeway. The water was still too rough. I basically sat on a boat watching the clock for hours Again, crew was great. I would have liked a choice of going or not given the change in schedule.

Jen Kuppinger
Outstanding trip. Attentive and accommodating crew.

Jeanfrances Fogel-Dean
We had an excellent time on the Four Winds snorkel experience to Molokini Crater. Our trip began by being offered a wide variety of muffins, coffee and juices as we departed the Marina towards Molokini Crater. As we slowed down just outside the crater, we spotted several bottlenose dolphins swimming close to the boat. The captain paused our trip long enough for everyone to see the dolphins and snap pictures. Unlike other reviewers, we were able to anchor in Molokini Crater basin. We opted to rent the 'wetsuit' - which for adults is just the upper top portion - for $5.00 as I chill very easily. The wind in Maui was brisk the entire time we were there so I wanted the extra layer of warmth to make sure the water temperature did not detour our experience. I am glad I did but my husband thinks he would have been fine without it. We brought our own snorkel gear and we were able to immediately enter the water once the all clear was given. The clarity in the water was AMAZING! However, the initial entry into the water was choppy (unlike most Caribbean destinations) so it took a few minutes to get used to the feel of the water and the motion around me but once I got oriented things were fine. We sighted several Moray Eels, a wide variety of wrasse, triggerfish, butterflyfish and tangs (yellow tang was the most popular by far), Durgeon, Needlefish, Unicornfish, Sergeant Majors, and parrotfish. We did not see any rays or barracuda while we were there - which was fine by me as we see those often in the Florida and Caribbean waters where we snorkel routinely. The boat spent about 2 hours anchored in the crater area. While we were in the water the crew were grilling chicken on the bar-b-que grills on the vessel and some of the younger guests were using the slide on the back of the ship to enjoy the water. One comment would be regarding the timing for lunch as it was offered while we were anchored - so we had to manage our snorkeling time accordingly in order to have the lunch that was being provided along with the excursion. Chocolate Chip Cookies were offered as a snack when we left our spot in the crater and headed back to the Marina. The official photographer seemed to focus on the people that decided to Snuba as we recognized the folks on the images as being those that were briefed on the Snuba gear. Overall, we enjoyed the experience and the extra benefit of staying in crater for the entire trip as it gave us ample time to see a lot of sea life and enjoy our lunch.

Katie A
This was my 3rd time on the Four Winds II and it did not disappoint. The crew is friendly and knowledgeable and the trip has everything you'd ever want.

Hiren Vadalia
Very good trip. We had a great time cruising up to the molokini. on the way to the molokini we sited couple of whales and snorkelining was absolutely great. I will highly recommend this trip

Wendy C
We loved this excursion! The boat captain and his crew were awesome! They were very helpful and the food was good. On our way out to Molokini Crater we came upon some dolphins so the captain slowed the boat down so we could enjoy seeing the dolphins swim along with the boat. We had a great time snorkeling and seeing lots of fish.

Marianne Bouloy
This is a professionally run, top-notch tour in all regards. Highly recommend!

Alvita Becker
We had such a wonderful time. The crew were so informative and helpful
especially when we went to go into the water. The food was great too. I highly
recommend this cruise and would feffpdo it again.

Uriel Engle
Great staff and clear instructions for all activities. 2 gallons of SPF 50
sunblock available for all to use. Food was tasty. There were not a ton of fish
to see during my trip, but everyone had a great time and the photographer was a
plus for our large group. Saw a few sea turtles before returning to the docks.

Stefanie Lucas
This trip was great!  The Staff were so friendly, they do it up right.

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