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Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Watch

Highlights
  • Enjoy a dolphin watch and snorkeling adventure
  • Sail along the waters off the island of Lanai
  • See a variety of marine wildlife in their natural environment
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Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Watch
From US$117.03
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Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Watch
From US$117.03
Overview
Get ready for fun in the sun on this guided, 5-hour dolphin watch and snorkeling adventure. Sail away to one of the best dive spots in the world — the beautiful blue waters off the island of Lanai. See Hawaiian Spinner, bottlenose and spotted dolphins swimming alongside the boat, then jump in for a snorkel above a coral reef with a wide variety of marine life. All the required equipment is included, plus enjoy a continental breakfast, barbecue lunch and refreshments along the journey.
What to Expect
You'll depart Lahaina Harbor on Ocean Quest, a double-deck eco-friendly catamaran. It offers a smooth and relaxing ride, with spacious shaded cabin and rear deck. It also has sunbathing areas on the bow and upper deck and is equipped with tables and comfortable armchair seats. The galley bar serves drinks, buffet and barbeque. Ocean Quest has a water slide and snorkel platform for easy access to the water. You can also rinse off using our freshwater showers when you finish snorkeling. This vessel is 65 feet long, comes with two his/her bathrooms, and is equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved Whale Protection Devices.

Once you reach Lanai, you'll discover why Lana'i has been rated one of the top 10 snorkel and dive spots in the world. You'll have 1.5 hours of snorkeling time to explore a dazzling coral reef that is home to abundant fish and sea turtles. Lanai also has some frequent wild dolphin visitors such as acrobatic spinners, spotted and bottle nose dolphins that you'll spend some time on board searching for during your adventure. Sightings of humpback whales are also common from December through April.

This eco-adventure offers a continental breakfast (banana bread, pastries, fresh island fruit, coffee and juices) and an onboard grilled lunch which includes teriyaki chicken, garden burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, corn and bean salad and chocolate chip cookies for dessert. Unlimited filtered water, juices and sodas are provided along with one complimentary alcoholic drink for adults with a valid picture ID (Maui Brewery Co. beer, wine, tropical well drinks). Two additional drinks may be purchased at a reasonable price.

All of your snorkel gear and flotation devices are provided along with a free guided reef tour by our certified marine naturalist, learn-to-snorkel instruction, fish talk and a junior naturalist program for children.

Hotel pick-up/drop off services are not available.
Reviews (32)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Fantastic snorkeling

What can I say about the staff and snorkeling. They were both incredible and very informative from the commentaries of the whales and the dolphins to the actual site in which we snorkelled. The staff was extremely informative and helpful. They answered all my questions...More

Thank sixteentillidie
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha. We are so happy to hear that you had such a positive experience on your snorkeling ecotour with us. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Watch

We did Lanai Snorkel and Dolphin Watch trip with PWF. Our trip started with kind greetings from the staff, light breakfast and juice.As we cruised towards Lanai, we were amazed by these cute spinner dolphins, nearly 10- 12 of them, on their way doing acrobats...More

1  Thank samC2610DV
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Sam. We love to hear that you enjoyed your Lanai Snorkel & Dolphin Watch with us. Our mission is to provide scientific education about the marine life and how we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dolphin Watch

We did not go snokling but just took the Dolphin watching tour. It was fabulous! We saw many, many dolphins, up close and personal. The crew was wonderfull and attentive to everyone on board. the crew member giving the narative was very infornative and knowledgable....More

Thank Pam C
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Pam. We love to hear that you enjoyed your Dolphin Watching ecotour with us. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lovely snorkeling

Everything was OK, from the service,equipment and food they provide to the much more interesting and important information they give you on board about the reef, the ocean, dolphings, and so on, great team on board, I admired very very much their passion and love...More

Thank Ines0510
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling ecotour with us. Mahalo!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
One of the best excursions I have experienced

I took this excursion on the Ocean Spirit with CAPT Moser, Dan, and Steven. The snorkeling was exceptional and watching the large number of dolphins on the way back was fantastic ... I have been on over 20 cruises and completed numerous excursions and this...More

Thank Michael B
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Michael. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling ecotour with us. We hope to see you again soon! Mahalo for your review.

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NewJerseyMac
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Response from TeacherTamiMc | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. The dock slips are not well marked, nor does this company communicate their location well at all.
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Horserescuer57
16 April 2018|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the tour provider to check. Depending on the level of mobility challenge, the may be able to accommodate. Get on and off the boat may be a challenge but the rest is sitting and snorkeling.
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