Maui Tropical Vacations
Un- Cruise Adventures
Discover culture and marine life on this upscale Hawaiian cruise Cruise 7 nights / 8 days
Destinations: Molokai to Hawaii, The Big Island/Hawaii, The Big Island to Molokai
Inclusive from $3,595
Explore the Hawaiian Islands off-shore and afoot. Gear up and come play on a Hawaiian Islands Un-Cruise Adventure. Playful marine life and active adventure fill your week of exploration and discovery in a playground of tropical waters, towering peaks, and submerged craters. In one of the richest marine environments in all of North America, balance your days with snorkeling, kayaking, exploring by skiff, stand-up paddle boarding, and relaxing on deck or in the lounge.
L Itinerary Highlights:
- Night snorkel with Giant Pacific Manta rays
- Marine life search in the Humpback National Marine Sanctuary
- Evening pa’ina (feast) and Hawaiian jam session 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
- Unparalleled snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, beachcombing, and skiff excursions
DESTINATION ITINERARY :
Moloka'i to Hawaii, The Big Island – Embarkation
Day 1) Moloka'i – Embarkment
Welcome to Hawaii! You’ll be transferred to our hospitality area on Moloka’i. Later, the Captain and crew greet you with smiles and champagne as you board the awaiting Safari Explorer. This evening, settle in and enjoy dinner aboard the yacht, before a presentation about your week ahead.
Day 2) Moloka'i
A warm Aloha spirit gives you a sense of Hawaii long ago. No stop lights, no high-rises, just a welcome slower pace. Live as the locals do today—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. At the Moloka’i Museum, discover the history of this ancient homeland as you enjoy an evening pa’ina (feast), complete with a home-style Hawaiian jam session.
Day 3) Lana'i
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.
Day 4) Olowalu / West Maui
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. The Humpback National Marine Sanctuary—located between Lana’i, Moloka’i, and Maui—provides front-row seats as you cruise through these productive marine breeding grounds searching for dolphins, whales, and other marine life.
Day 5) Captain's Choice Exploration
Leave it to your 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!
Day 6)Honomalino Bay/Opihihali
Fringed by coconut palms, Honomalino Bay offers a morning of snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking. The bay reveals a diversity of colorful corals, sponges, and tropical fishes. Lava tubes, kayaking, and skiff tours fill out your last day of ultimate adventure in Opihihali—an area known to be favored by marine mammals. This evening you’ll anchor at an offshore location to search for and night snorkel with Giant Pacific Manta rays.
Day 7) Kailua-Kona
Skiff to Kealakekua Bay, where Captain Cook was slain in 1779, for some of the island’s best snorkeling. At Kailua-Kona, stroll through town at your own pace, and uncover the charm of this historic town. This evening, celebrate with the Captain’s Dinner and photographic recap of your adventure.
Day 8) Hawaii, the Big Island – Disembark
As the Safari Explorer docks at Kawaihae Harbor, you'll be transferred to the Kona Airport or to your extended Un-Cruise hotel stay.
Due to the nature of our explorations, itineraries are guidelines and will change in order to maximize wildlife and natural encounters. Variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur.
There are six stateroom categories aboard the Safari Explorer: Single; Master; Commander; Captain; Admiral; and Commodore Suite. Depending on the stateroom, singles, doubles or triples can be accommodated.