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Adult age 13+
Children age 6-12
Children age 0-5

An unforgettable snorkeling experience aboard the beautiful Winona Catamaran. Explore the wonders of Turtle Town, home to an abundance of Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, vibrant marine life, and stunning coral reefs.

Key Features:

  • Winona, Maui’s only Hawaiian-built catamaran, promises an authentic Aloha hospitality experience
  • Join a small group of 30-40 people; relish personalized attention and ample space to move around
  • Lounge on our decks or main floor and enjoy panoramic views of West Maui’s mountains, Molokai, and Lanai.
  • All amenities, snorkeling gear, and a beginner’s snorkeling class conducted by a certified instructor.
  • Bring your own drinks on board for more fun.

Rest assured, safety always comes first and all locations are subject to favorable weather conditions. Our dedicated crew will be by your side, providing assistance and showcasing the very best of our cruise location. Get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Snorkeling / Sailing Experience:

  • On the way to Turtle Town, enjoy the beautiful views of Maui’s majestic ocean waters while our crew prepares and adjusts your gear, making sure it fits correctly and you are comfortable.
  • Snorkeling in Turtle Town and swim alongside the fascinating Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles (Honu).
  • Encounter diverse marine life, colorful fish, and vibrant coral formations in their natural habitat.
  • Beginner snorkeling class conducted by a certified instructor.

What to bring with you:

  • A light jacket or shawl
  • Swimsuit
  • Reef-safe sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Gratuities for crew
  • BYOB for more fun

What’s included:

  • Breakfast and/or lunch, unlimited tropical juice, soda, water
  • Island-Style Music
  • Experienced and fun Captain and Crew
  • Sanitized snorkel equipment & flotation devices (required for safety reasons)
  • Dolphin encounters on occasions
  • Sailing experience to and from locations
  • Two restrooms on board
  • Big iced cooler for your beverages

Two convenient departure times:

  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 3-hour tour, includes breakfast, appetizers, snorkeling
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 3-hour tour, includes lunch, appetizers, snorkeling

Your Itinerary:


  • Ma’alaea Harbor is $1 per hour; we recommend paying for 4-5 hours total. This parking lot uses a QR code payment system. Arrive early to pay via the QR code (you must know your license plate number). Please be aware of where you are parking and follow the parking instructions on the parking signs. We are not responsible for cars that get towed. Give yourself 10-15 minutes for parking.


  • Check-in is 30 minutes before your start time at Maalaea Harbor, North Dock address: 233 Maalaea Rd. Wailuku, HI 96796 vessel name Winona – Makena Coast Charters. Please plan accordingly for rush hour times.
  • All guests sign in and complete our online liability waiver before arrival.
  • Walk to the dock and board the vessel.

En Route:

  • Captain’s safety briefing
  • Sailing adventure to Turtle Town, Coral Garden or Olowalu Reef (weather permitting)
  • Enjoy our breakfast service for 9am and lunch service for 1pm
  • 1 hour to 90 minutes at the location to snorkel, swim, free dive, or relax
  • Sailing adventure returning to Maalaea harbor


  • Leisurely cruise back to Maalaea Harbor, North Dock.
  • After your adventure, don’t forget to share your experiences with Makena Coast Charters on digital platforms like Google, Facebook, and TripAdvisor. Your feedback helps us continue providing exceptional snorkeling experiences to fellow ocean enthusiasts!