PRIVATE BOAT CHARTERS
Charter a vessel, crew and ocean adventure of your choice for your special occasion with friends and family. Private boat charters in Maui offer an exclusive boating experience for your group. You choose the activities, catering and duration. It’s custom, it’s personalized and it’s just for you.
Private Boat Charter
15% Gratuity added with the option to be adjusted after the charter if you feel like it.
Bring your family and friends on a special snorkel or whale watch!
Continue the festivities by cruising on a boat during wedding week!
All work and no play? Include an ocean adventure in your trip!
Bring your drone to capture marine life via filming from the sky.
"THEY MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE FAMILY"
- DOUG, SASKATOON
Every ticket helps us provide research and whale disentanglement support!
Since 1982 we’ve been locally owned and want everyone to feel like family!
Small group adventures and close to water vessels make for fun marine encounters!
Private Boat Charter
We provide reef safe sunscreen, mask, snorkel, fins and flotation devices for your private boat charters! Wetsuit tops are available for rent.
Bring a towel, swimsuit, hat sunglasses and camera! We offer catering for your private charter, but you are also welcome to bring your own! BYOB adult beverages!
Our marine naturalist guide will be onboard and in the water for your private charter giving you a guided whale watching tour of Maui and Lahaina from the water!
This trip is not recommended for guests with back injuries, neck injuries, or pregnant ladies. Must be 4yrs+ and able to swim for private boat charters.
Our Maui Private Boat Charters depart from multiple locations! Mala Boat Ramp or Lahaina Harbor, Slip 17, both located in Lahaina, Maui!
Private Boat Charter
Food & Beverage
Choose catering options for your private boat charter!
Made fresh daily by Down the Hatch Restaurant!
Breakfast & Snacks
$10 per person
Homemade Banana Bread
w/ Passionfruit Creamcheese
Fresh Fruit Platter
Maui Style Potato Chips
(White Chocolate Macadamia Nut,
Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Raisin)
+ $5 per person
Handmade Fresh Wraps
Turkey Bacon Ranch
(included in catering options)
Purified water, unsweetened green tea, sprite, diet coke and coke.
Adult beverages welcome onboard in non-glass containers.
Other speciality Down the Hatch catering menu items available upon request for your private boat charter.
Maui private boat charters.
Fun for the whole family!
Charter a private boat in Maui for just your friends and family! Whether you're traveling from San Francisco, Seattle, or anywhere else, make your Maui vacation memorable by planning a private boat charter. where you can choose the time, during, adventures, vessel and food for your ohana! Looking for snorkel instruction for your kids? Our marine naturalists are excellent instructors! Planning a special whale watch for two? We offer boat charters for any size small group!
Book a private boat charter and start making Maui memories you won’t ever forget!
Did you plan a destination wedding on Maui and
want to find the best activities for your wedding party? Book a private boat charter as a fun filled activity for your wedding party, friends and family, bachelor or bachelorette party or sunset cruise to celebrate your nuptials! Spend time with your wedding party snorkeling Maui and Lanai, whale watch during migration season and getting a tour of Maui and Lanai’s coast from the water! Catering available!
Private boat charters
for wedding parties!
Corporate events & private boat charters
We offer 3 styles of vessels for private boat charters. Our hardbottom inflatable rafts can host up to 18-26 guests and can be booked for corporate snorkel tours or whale watches! Book a private charter for your group and give your corporate team a Maui experience that will build relationships and unforgettable memories!
For personal drone filming and photography, no license is needed, for commercial drone filming and photography we provide a licensed operator onboard your private boat charter so you can get the shots you need. We abide by al l state and federal regulations including but not limited to not approaching humpback whales closer than 100 yards. For regulation exceptions we can assist with acquiring special permits from the county. Please contact us for more info on chartering a private boat for drone or media filming and photography.
for drone and filming
Vessel support for research groups.
Supporting research here on Maui is an important part of our operations! If you are a research group looking for vessel and captain support, please connect with us, we would love to talk about how we can offer private boat charters to assist with your research project. We have partnered with research groups including University of Hawai i, NASA, NOAA,Cascadia, Whale Trust, HAMER and many more!
Check out our research page for more info on our research partnerships