- Safari Explorer
- Motor Yacht
- 36 Capacity
- 8 Days
- 2013, 2014
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Summary : Snorkel at night with Giant Pacific Manta rays and search for marine life in the Humpback National Marine Sanctuary. Enjoy an evening pa’ina (feast) and Hawaiian music with Moloka’i locals. Visit a plumeria farm and one of Hawaii’s longest beaches. Discover island history at the Lana’i Culture and Heritage Center. Experience unparalleled snorkeling, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, beachcombing, and skiff excursions on this adventure exploring four beautiful Hawaiian Islands.
Activities : Child-Friendly, Culture, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography, Snorkeling
Just-Released Offer Kids 12 and younger save 25% off select departures.
$3,595 to $7,795
Transfer to our hospitality area on Moloka’i. Enjoy a champagne greeting from captain and crew as you board the vessel. Settle in and enjoy dinner aboard the yacht followed by a presentation about your adventure ahead.
Live as the locals do today—enjoy leisure time in the paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) town of Kaunakakai, visit a plumeria farm, and get some sand between your toes at Papohaku Beach, one of Hawaii’s longest beaches. Discover the history of this ancient homeland at the Moloka’i Museum as you enjoy an evening pa’ina (feast), complete with home-style Hawaiian music.
Gear up for a day of play on the “Private Island.” Thousand foot sea cliffs line the shore and ancient volcanic plugs sit both above and below the water surface as host to a wide diversity of marine life. Snorkel, paddle board, kayak, and explore by skiff. Enjoy a short hike to the island’s spatter and cinder cone. Learn about the islands plantation days with a visit to the quaint Lana’i Culture and Heritage Center.
In ancient times, Olowalu was considered a place of refuge. Today, it delivers a treat of snorkeling among coral gardens teaming with underwater life and a known sea turtle habitat. Explore the Humpback National Marine Sanctuary—located between Lana’i, Moloka’i, and Maui—enjoying front-row seats while cruising through these productive marine breeding grounds searching for dolphins, whales, and other marine life.
Leave it to the Captain and crew to seek out and unveil the best opportunities the islands hold in store today. Dramatic volcanic backdrops, marine life sightings, and chances for snorkeling, kayaking, and paddle boarding are all possible!
Fringed by coconut palms, Honomalino Bay offers a morning of snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking. Discover a diversity of colorful corals, sponges, and tropical fishes revealed in the bay. Explore lava tubes, kayak, and tour by skiff tours as the day ends in Opihihali—an area known to be favored by marine mammals. In the evening, anchor at an offshore location to search for and night snorkel with Giant Pacific Manta rays.
Skiff to Kealakekua Bay, where Captain Cook was slain in 1779, for some of the island’s best snorkeling. Stroll through Kailua-Kona at your own pace, and uncover the charm of this historic town. Celebrate the evening with a farewell Captain’s Dinner and photographic recap of your adventure.
Disembark at Kawaihae Harbor and transfer to Kona Airport.
Due to the nature of expedition traveling, itineraries are guidelines and can change in order to maximize wildlife and natural encounters. Variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur.
Reverse Itinerary: (Kona, Big Island to Moloka'i)
11/2/2013, 11/16/2013, 11/30/2013, 12/14/2013, 12/28/2013, 1/11/2014, 1/25/2014, 2/8/2014, 2/22/2014, 3/8/2014, 3/22/2014, 4/5/2014
Family Departures: 3/15/2014, 3/29/2014
Departures designed for families with children under the age of 12. Far from the typical family vacation getaway, a yacht cruise provides kids a fun way to learn about nature and other cultures. With one crewmember for every two guests, kids and adults alike are accompanied on a variety of personal-choice excursions while the yacht is at anchor in your destinations. In a rare introduction to wilderness lifestyles, kids and the entire family will meet and interact with local residents of remote island communities. At the end of a week of up-close adventure, the crew will present each family member with a photo disc of several hundred images to share and reminisce for years to come. Each child under 12 will receive other mementos of their various explorations.
Photography Sailing: 2/22/2014
Explore with professional photographers and receive hands-on photo sessions. Whether a novice with a point-and-shoot camera or a professional photographer, you will benefit from tips and techniques geared toward capturing the stunning landscape, sea life, and plant life. A professional photographer will accompany you on excursions and offer one-on-one help throughout the cruise. Families with kids ages 12 and under are encouraged to sail on this Kids in Nature photography cruise to combine kid-friendly activities with photography tips. Young photographers will enjoy learning how to take memorable vacation photos.
Accommodations aboard yacht; meet/greet services and transfers between airport/boat; exclusive shore excursions; all meals aboard the yacht; premium wine, beer and liquor; all of the equipment for kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling, and small-boat exploration; onboard professional naturalist or guide; all taxes, port charges and fees; use of sauna; yoga classes; one complimentary massage.
Airfare to and from your home city; optional activities; super-premium wine, beer and liquor; discretionary gratuities to vessel's crew, typically 5-10% of fare; travel insurance; fuel surcharge may apply.