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Paddleboard, Kayak, Snorkel, and Whale Watch... Maui Style!

Mahalo for checking out our Private Tours!

Thank you for visiting our Paddle On! Maui – Private Tours  If you are not into crowds on a SUP or Kayak Tour you are in the right place… Private tours are the BEST! Just you, your family & your expert Ocean Guide!

Come join one of our private stand-up paddleboard, kayak, snorkel or Maui whale watching tours along the Wailea-Makena Coastline in the heart of “Turtle Town”!  ALSO… Stand-up paddle boarding Maui is easier than you think… ANYONE can do it!

All of our tours are private tours so we can provide you with personalized, individual guidance on the ocean with just you and your family. We are out there with you every “paddle” of the way and are CPR/First Aid & Ocean Rescue Certified to ensure your safety. So… If you are not into crowds of people on a tour… You’re in the right place!

Enjoy our website… take a trip to our Blog… and Facebook Page… We are ranked #1 on TripAdvisor for our 11th year achieving TripAdvisor ‘s “Hall of Fame” Certificate and “Traveler’s Choice” Awards! …  So check out what our guests say about us too!  We can’t wait to share our love of the Ocean with you! So c’mon… Get your Paddle On!

P.S. The Whales are here! (Dec. 15th to April 1st)… Let’s go find some together!🧜🏼‍♀️🐋

“Nervous Nellies & Scardy Cats”… We would love to help you check Stand Up Paddleboarding off your bucket List… We can’t wait to share our love of the ocean & Maui with you! Not ready for Paddleboarding just yet? We have Kayaks too!

P.S. On-ocean photography is our specialty… So get ready to “Strike a pose” with a turtle or whale! And no worries … We only shoot your skinny side… 😉

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What does Private Tour mean?

It means that it will be just you, your family “Ohana,” and your guide(s) on all of our stand up paddleboard & kayak tours! We strongly believe that doing only Private Tours allows us to better provide every single guest with the personalized, individual guidance/coaching and the intimate, 5 Star Ocean experience you’re looking for… No more getting lost on a Tour as just another face in the crowd; we’re here to treat you with the kind of personal attention that you’d get if you were our own “Ohana”.

Welcome to the Paddle On! Maui Family!

A Note From Peg!

“Why We Do Only Private Tours…?”

After some consideration and “pondering” as I like to call it, I decided to make all of the Paddle On! Maui Tours private excursions for you, your loved ones and/or your “Ohana” (Family). One of the reasons that I did this is because a large part of the joy I get from being an Ocean Guide is getting to meet and know people from all around the world on my tours. When I have 3 different groups of people with me, I never really get the chance to get to talk to any of them. This way, I will be able to get to know each and every person on my tour individually, and maybe not just create a new ocean lover/kayaker/paddleboarder, but perhaps a new friend along the way!

The other reason is that when groups are together people are sometimes more hesitant to “let their hair down”, so to speak, and relax into the moment on this beautiful Maui ocean. I think these private tours allow all of us to be more OURSELVES!  So when you do book your tour, remember: We’re doing it Maui style.

We are ALL one big “Ohana,” so let your hair down and relax into the tranquility of Wailea’s pristine coastline with an expert ocean paddleboard/kayak guide. We can’t wait to share our love of the ocean with you! So… C’mon, get your Paddle On! — Peg🧜🏼‍♀️


Rated #1 Thing To Do in Makena, Maui!

Snorkel Ocean Safari Tour
Perfect start to our vacation

We saw many turtles, ate a small breakfast while sitting on our boards, and paddled around most of the bay while learning about the area. Brittney knows all the good places for great meals and happy hours and we enjoyed some great ones in the days afterward based on her recommendations. She also took a great set of photos for us during time together which I highly recommend for memories.

– thomascM9796ED Galloway
Such a fun adventure!

This was absolutely the last thing I did in Maui & it was a great send off. I did a 2 hour paddle from Polo Beach to Makena & it was amazing. Peg, who owns the company was such a good tour guide & she brought plenty of fruit to eat (maui gold pineapple, yum!!), & we saw 10+ turtles! She also really helped me with my form & now I can't wait to go out to practice now that I'm back home!

– Kendra M
One of the best decisions we made on our holiday...

This was our first time paddle boarding, and Brittany was encouraging and super friendly. She was also very knowledgeable about the reef, wildlife and Hawaiian history. We opted for the photo add-on, and were so impressed with Brittany's commitment to snapping great shots with the right lighting. We had a blast and highly recommend!

– s3hmb0 New York City, New York
Great way to spend the morning!

I was nervous I was going to wipe out and just like they assured, everything was fine and my nerves went away before I even hit the water. We saw a ton of turtles which I was so excited about. They are beautiful! It was a super peaceful morning. Great way to learn about Maui, be on the ocean, and I bet you make a new friend. Thanks so much Brittany and Paddle On Maui!

– BurnsyAims Markham, Canada
Discovered a new hobby and a lasting memory of Maui

The two of us took the 2-hour paddleboard lesson. Brittany was sensational with expert instructions and encouragement. We were able to stand up and paddle in no time and to go off to see the turtles.... a bonus. Overall amazing experience! Thank you so much to Brittney and Paddle On! Maui.

– Michael H
Good old Midwest Friendliness!

Peg was extremely helpful with giving information about Turtle town. The location isn't far to paddle to the lava tubes (not able to be reached by land). You take off from a small beach by Makena beach. She also provided details also about her fellow neighboring businesses for kayaking. They are very careful with kids to make sure they are safe and the swells are calm enough before sending people out. Get there at 6:30 or 7 to make sure you get in the water before the tides pick up.

– Natural S
Great 1st time SUP experience.

We were in Maui over my daughters 13th birthday. She wanted to try/learn SUP and swim with turtles... Paddle On! Maui covered both. The owner Peg was great to communicate with both over the phone and text. We had our tour with Brittany, she is a wonderful instructor and photographer. Thanks Paddle On! Maui.

– mtterhaar
Great kayaking

We chose to kayak only, and so did not snorkel. Even so, our guide brought snorkel gear just in case we changed our mind, which we thought was very thoughtful. He also brought fresh fruit and water for the trip, and provided interesting tidbits of info during the tour. Overall we had a very good time, and were honestly blown away by the customer service from Peg. Solid recommendation.

– Bellevillain
Fabulous Experience & Amazing Guides!

We loved our private SUP excursion! Peg, Brittany and Jenna were amazing in every way and made our experience so fun. Our group had 2 adults and 4 kids (ages 9-14), and everyone loved the experience. Even the slightly hesitant 9 year old was paddling away on her own, all due to great instruction and encouragement. Mahalo!

– eri40