Treat your group to a private boating experience unlike any other in Maui.

Snorkel the inside and back wall of Molokini Crater, search for dolphins and swim with Sea Turtles all in one trip. Our private captain and crew will make you feel at home while taking you to our favorite snorkel destinations, away from crowds to see marine life and sea cliffs up close and personal.

The all-new REEF EXPLORER accommodates groups of up to 25 guests and delivers a luxury rafting experience with an ultra-smooth ride and comfortable seating.

Explore Maui’s pristine coral reefs, picturesque coastline and turtle coves away from any other boats.

Perfect for groups and families of all ages looking for an intimate and unique boating experience, many guests say their private tour with us was the highlight of their vacation!

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Not into crowds? Neither are we.

Treat your group to a private ocean experience onboard Reef Explorer, Maui’s newest and only luxury Super Raft. Providing a fast, smooth and comfortable ride, this custom built vessel effortlessly glides above the water for a luxury rafting experience unlike any other in Hawaii.

  • Our seasoned captains have over 25 years experience navigating Maui waters and will take you to the best private snorkel spots in Maui and Lanai.
  • Our Private Boat Charters can currently accommodate up to 25 guests (Covid rules) and are available for morning, afternoon or sunset excursions.
  • A fun and exciting way to celebrate wedding parties, birthdays, family celebrations or anyone looking for a more intimate and unique experience on the water.

Reef Explorer Private Charters

Maximum Capacity: 25

Morning Molokini Snorkel & Turtle Cove Swim

4 Hour Private Charter
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Afternoon Snorkel / Whale Watch (seasonal)

3 Hour Private Charter
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Sunset Cruise / Whale Watch (seasonal)

2.5 Hour Private Charter
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  • Experienced Captain & Crew
  • Onboard Restroom
  • Luxury Seating
  • All Snorkel Gear
  • Non alcoholic beverages (bottled water, juice, soda)
  • Snacks = Granola Bars, Assorted Snack Chips, Fresh Fruit


We’re located at the end of Ma’Alaea Harbor Pier. Our boat, Reef Explorer, boards at the South Ferry dock by Harbor Master Station at the end of the pier. The boat will tie up to the dock at 12:30 pm for boarding.


Public parking is available close to the boat, or anywhere in Ma’alaea Harbor. Parking is $0.50/hour. Pay for 5 hours ($2.50). You can pay with cash or credit card.


Sunscreen, camera, light jacket or windbreaker, towel, cash for gratuity (optional). Guests can bring additional food and beverages of their choice, or customize food options in advance.


Not recommended for Pregnant Women, non swimmers, elderly or fragile individuals.

*Please note: No wheelchair access.  No service animals allowed.

Have questions about a Private Tour?

We’re Here to help:
Text Us: 808-268-9175 | Call Us: 808-244-7333

Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance for a refund. Children of all ages may participate in private charters: please note ages of all children in your reservation.  Not recommended for pregnant women, elderly or fragile individuals. All trips and snorkel locations are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. The company will make the final decision to change destination or cancel at any time should weather conditions be deemed unsafe to complete the activity. Customers will have the option to reschedule or receive a full refund in the case of operator cancellation. While advanced notice will be provided when possible, tour cancellations may be made up to the activity start time.