Luxury Maui Sailing Charters

A voyage like no other

Our Sailing Tours

Exceptional Signature Experiences

Embark on an exceptional sailing charter with an Ali’i Nui voyage, where our dedicated crew crafts unique experiences infused with the warmth of aloha. Step aboard our 65-foot luxury catamaran cruises with a shaded cabin, spacious deck areas, and two bathrooms. Immerse yourself in a meticulously curated adventure designed to deepen your connection to Hawaiian culture. Select from our award-winning huaka’i (excursions), each tailored to provide guests with the royal treatment – from our attentive crew catering to all requests to our impressive selection of top-shelf beverages and hoʻonanea (indulgent) culinary offerings. Whether you choose a memorable sunset sail or an exhilarating snorkel tour, Ali’i Nui Maui guarantees an elevated and unmatched sailing experience.

Molokini

Deluxe Snorkel

DURATION

5 HOURS

FROM

$259.00

Board our luxury catamarans and set sail to one of Hawaii’s best spots for snorkeling and diving, Molokini Nature Reserve. Spend the day exploring the waters, teeming with over 400 species, and relaxing on our spacious decks while enjoying culinary delights and top-shelf beverages.

Royal

Sunset Dinner Cruise

DURATION

2.5 HOURS

FROM

$239.00

Gourmet

3-Course Dinner

Experience paradise with a sunset cruise and gourmet dinner, featuring an elevated 3-course menu infused with local Hawaiian flavors, top-shelf refreshments, fine wine, and cocktails.

Makani

Sunset Sail

DURATION

2 HOURS

FROM

$159.00

Board the Ali’i Nui catamaran for a luxury sunset sail that is accompanied by a spread of upscale hors d’oeuvres, as well as a premium open bar. The Makani Sunset Sail invites you to celebrate the one-of-a-kind beauty of Maui with your closest loved ones or family.

Whale

Watch

DURATION

2 HOURS

FROM

$139.00

Every December through April, humpback whales return to the shallow and warm waters of Maui. We’ll take you on a dedicated whale-watching adventure, experiencing these amazing wild animals in their natural habitat. We hope to catch a glimpse of them swimming, singing, and occasionally leaping into the air for a few moments of breathtaking natural beauty.

New!

Small Group Adventure Cruises

Molokini

Snorkel Tour

MIN. AGE

8+ YEARS OLD

FROM

$159.00

Koa Kai’s Molokini Seafari offers multiple snorkel stops at Maui’s most vibrant reefs including options like Molokini Crater and Backwall, Turtle Town, Red Hill, La Perouse, Olowalu, and Coral Gardens.

Molokini

Snorkel and Whale Watch

MIN. AGE

8+ YEARS OLD

FROM

$159.00

Koa Kai’s Molokini Seafari offers multiple snorkel stops at Maui’s most vibrant reefs including options like Molokini Crater and Backwall, Turtle Town, Red Hill, La Perouse, Olowalu, and Coral Gardens.

Snorkel & Sunset

Combo

MIN. AGE

8+ YEARS OLD

FROM

$119.00

Explore one of Maui’s premier Pali Coast snorkel locations followed by a leisurely sunset cruise taking in the full beauty of Maui. This trip is perfect for those thrill-seeking individuals that are looking for a fun-filled experience.

Sunset

Whale Watch

MIN. AGE

8+ YEARS OLD

FROM

$119.00

Experience an up-close encounter with our winter residents, the Humpback Whale mixed in with the beauty of classic Maui Sunset. These beautiful creatures return to Maui every year to birth their young.

Molokini

Deluxe Snorkel

DURATION

5 HOURS

FROM

$259.00

Board our luxury catamarans and set sail to one of Hawaii’s best spots for snorkeling and diving, Molokini Nature Reserve. Spend the day exploring the waters, teeming with over 400 species, and relaxing on our spacious decks while enjoying culinary delights and top-shelf beverages.

Royal

Sunset Dinner Cruise

DURATION

2.5 HOURS

FROM

$239.00

Gourmet

3-Course Dinner

Experience paradise with a sunset cruise and gourmet dinner, featuring an elevated 3-course menu infused with local Hawaiian flavors, top-shelf refreshments, fine wine, and cocktails.

Makani

Sunset Sail

DURATION

2 HOURS

FROM

$159.00

Board the Ali’i Nui catamaran for a luxury sunset sail that is accompanied by a spread of upscale hors d’oeuvres, as well as a premium open bar. The Makani Sunset Sail invites you to celebrate the one-of-a-kind beauty of Maui with your closest loved ones or family.

Whale

Watch

DURATION

2 HOURS

FROM

$139.00

Every December through April, humpback whales return to the shallow and warm waters of Maui. We’ll take you on a dedicated whale-watching adventure, experiencing these amazing wild animals in their natural habitat. We hope to catch a glimpse of them swimming, singing, and occasionally leaping into the air for a few moments of breathtaking natural beauty.

Afternoon

Turtle Snorkel

DURATION

3 HOURS

FROM

$139.00

This breezy afternoon snorkel excursion heads directly to the second-longest continuous reef on Maui, home to a healthy population of native Hawaiian Honu. Spend the afternoon swimming near these gentle sea creatures and lounging on our luxury catamarans while indulging in delicious appetizers and our premium open bar.

Scuba

Diving

MINIMUM AGE

10 YEARS OLD

FROM

$149.00

Dive into an adventure and explore some of Hawaii’s best diving locations. We’ll take you to Molokini, where visibility averages about 100+ feet, then head to Turtle Town, nestled at the base of Pu’u Olai near Makena State Park.

Huka

Diving

MINIMUM AGE

10 YEARS OLD

FROM

$89.00

Experience diving without all the extra gear and certifications. During the 15-20 minute Huka Dive, the surface-applied air system allows guests to experience and explore the breathtaking coral reefs of Maui.

our story

About Us

Start the day with Alii Nui and embark on a snorkeling expedition aboard a luxury catamaran that takes you to Molokini, a pristine island reserve teeming with over 400 varieties of fish.

Award Winning Food & Beverage Offerings

Introducing Koa Kai

Immerse yourself in adventure and excitement on a snorkel or whale watch excursion. Visit a variety of snorkel destinations such as Molokini Crater, Turtle Town, Red Hill, La Perouse, Olowalu, and more!

Upcoming Events

Locals Nights

Tuesday, December 26th 2023

Locals Night

Set sail in Hawaii with loved ones, enjoying a beautiful sunset over the ocean. Indulge in gourmet appetizers and an open bar on the Makani Sunset Sail, celebrating Maui’s beauty together. For our State ID holding locals, enjoy a 40% discount.

Learn More

Santa Sail

November 25th 2023
December 17th, 22nd, 23rd 2023

Santa Sail

Bring the whole family along for an afternoon sail with Santa, paired with hot cocoa, tasty treats, and holiday stories. This special time of year also provides the chance for a whale encounter in the waters off of Maui.

Learn More

BOOK NOW

Maui Songwriters Festival

Available January 11th 2024

Maui Songwriters Festival

Join Sony Music Publishing and TuneIn’s ‘The Big 615’ Host Storme Warren with ‘CMT Hot 20 Countdown’ filming crew for a one-of-a-kind snorkeling, whale watching, and sailing experience.

Learn More

BOOK NOW

Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2024 only

Valentine’s Day

Spend the most romantic day of the year aboard Maui’s most luxurious catamaran, as you bask in the Hawaiian sunset’s warm glow and dine like royalty.

Learn More

BOOK NOW

Locals Nights

February 29, March 26, April 30

Locals Night

Set sail in Hawaii with loved ones, enjoying a beautiful sunset over the ocean. Indulge in gourmet appetizers and an open bar on the Makani Sunset Sail, celebrating Maui’s beauty together. For our State ID holding locals, enjoy a 40% discount.

Learn More

4th of July

July 4, 2024

4th of July

Come aboard Maui’s finest sailing catamaran, Alii Nui, for an exclusive 4th of July experience like no other! Alii Nui offers a unique sailing experience with exceptional food and panoramic ocean views! This special event combines our Royal Sunset Sail with an upgraded menu, a full premium bar and a spectacular fireworks show over Maui’s coast.

Learn More

Halloween Sunset Costume Cruise

October 31, 2024

Halloween Sunset Costume Cruise

Celebrate Halloween in style with a Sunset Costume Cruise and free admission to Da Playground's Monster Masquerade Halloween Concert featuring live local band Espresso.

Learn More

Why Choose Us

Elevated Sailing Experiences

Gourmet Dining

Indulge in an immersive gourmet dining celebrating ‘ono (delicious) Hawaiian flavors. Our talented chefs create innovative dishes using local ingredients for an authentic and culturally accurate dining experience.

Eco-Friendly Practices

Showcasing a commitment to Mālama ka ‘aina (taking care of the land), our catamaran employs eco-friendly and sustainable practices to minimize our ecological footprint.

UNRIVALED COMFORT AND SERVICE

From plush seating and premium amenities to our attentive crew, we prioritize your comfort and satisfaction throughout your journey.

COMMITMENT TO AINA

We prioritize sustainability by sourcing local ingredients and partnering with local brands. Choosing our offerings supports the preservation of our island's natural resources and local economy.

Private Charters

Exclusive Luxury Experiences

Embark on an elite experience aboard Maui’s most luxurious catamaran. Plan the perfect day with a private charter, custom designed and professionally executed by our dedicated team.

Weddings

Romance glows aboard the Alii Nui

Retreats

The royal treatment for any occasion

Reviews

Rated Excellent By Our Visitors

Discover what our delighted guests have to say about their extraordinary experiences. Read the reviews to find genuine, glowing testimonials and five-star ratings that showcase the excellence of our service, excursions, and overall customer satisfaction.

Our Awards

Our Awards

Island Activities

Experience Maui

Allow us to plan your top-rated experiences, from enchanting Te Au Moana luaus to thrilling ziplining along the North Shore and breathtaking helicopter tours above Maui, your experiences are waiting.

Zipline

Helicopter & Air Tours

Stay Connected

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Luaus Activities
Zipline Activities
NorthShore Zipline
Helicopter Tours
Blue Hawaiian Maui

50% Off Our New Excursions on the Koa Kai

Ready for a thrilling experience? Don’t miss out on 50% OFF all Koa Kai rib boat adventures!

Hurry – this promotion is only valid through February 29th, 2024.

Don’t miss out – book today!

Promotion only applies to Koa Kai tours.

Directions

Complete this questionnaire as a prerequisite to a recreational scuba diving or freediving course.

Note to women: If you are pregnant, or attempting to become pregnant, do not dive.

Ali'i Nui Maui Activity Request

"*" indicates required fields

Name*
Date Requested*
Fishing Charters
Strikezone Maui
Horseback Riding Activities
Circle M Ranch Maui
Land Tours
SCUBA Dives
Maui Diamond
Small Private Boat Tours
Maalaea Luxury Snorkel Cruise
Maalaea Luxury Sunset Cruise
Maalaea Whale Watch
Satisfaction Charters
Water Adventures Activity
Hawaiian Ocean Sports and Aloha Surf
Surfing Lessons, Canoe & Kayak Tours
South Pacific Kayaks
Kayak Tours