Niʻihau & Napali Boat Tour
Enjoy a 7-hour coastal cruise and snorkel excursion along the remote coasts of Kauai and Niʻihau.
Take a sail across the channel to Hawaiʻi’s oldest island. As you take in the sights of the channel listen to the legends of the ancient isle known as the “Forbidden Island”. Keep an eye out for seabirds as well as dolphins and humpback whales (in-season) as you embark on the short channel crossing. Once you have dropped anchor off the coast of this rarely visited coast, hop in for snorkel around these pristine waters.
This remote isle is home to a variety of vibrant healthy reef life. Ocean creatures including green sea turtles and tropical fish dart in and out of their rock hideaways. Spot these curious creatures as you enjoy a swim in the temperate and clear saltwater.
After dropping anchor off the coast of Niʻihau, dive into the pristine waters. You’ll be amazed by the aquatic world full of marine life. See gentle honu, or turtles, swim past. Glimpse fish of all sizes and colors make their way through their colorful reef habitat. Take in the rainbow of colorful coral on the reef below.
Start your day at a leisurely pace with a catamaran cruise along the uninhabited Napali Coast. The unmatched beauty of the jagged green cliffs dropping 4,000 feet down into the deep blue Pacific is unmatched. Feel the ocean breeze as you cruise along, making your way from Kauai to Niʻihau.
Indulge in a tasty breakfast before your big adventure. Choose from scrambled eggs, fruit, baked goods, and assorted coffee, tea and other drinks to fuel your day. Enjoy a midday lunch including finely cut deli meats, bowtie pasta, a veggie platter and more. Top off your lunch with a relaxing glass of wine or beer.
Snorkel off the the Coast of the Forbidden Island
Visit the Coasts of Two Islands and Lehua Crater
See Hawaiʻi’s Oldest Isle
Launch from Port Allen
Continental Breakfast and Gourmet Buffet Lunch Included
Beer and Wine Included (Unlimited Non-Alcoholic)
Learn the Stories of the Niʻihau and Napali Coasts
User-Friendly On-board Toilets
Spacious Comfortable Seating
Snorkeling Equipment Included (optical lens options)
Beginner Friendly Snorkeling
Embark on a journey of unmatched beauty with this coastal cruise and snorkel. Board the luxurious catamaran and start the day with a delicious continental breakfast as the boat leaves the dock, Sail along Kauai’s scenic coastline. The Napali coast’s lush jagged cliffs are nothing short of majestic. Be sure to have your camera ready to capture the untouched natural beauty of this picturesque green mountain range as it drops suddenly into the Pacific’s blue depths. With limits on visitation, this view is a rarity.
As you are enjoying a leisurely morning of sightseeing from the comfort of the catamaran, keep an eye on the horizon for dolphins, flying fish, and green sea turtles. In the November to March months, you are likely to see a spouting humpback whale during their migration. After a short channel crossing, cruise along Hawaii’s smallest and eldest island, Niʻihau. With no crowds as far as the eye can see, you will quickly understand how the island got its nickname – “Forbidden Island,” The empty waters are full of colorful and interesting marine life so hop in!
After spending time snorkeling, tuck into a gourmet lunch buffet and learn more about the history, marine life, and lore of these mysterious locations. After a glass of wine or relaxing beer, the 7-hour cruise will come to a close as the boat makes its way back to Port Allen.
This tour includes everything you need. Begin your day with a delicious continental breakfast. Take in the views of the untouched Napali coastline as you wake up with a hot cup of coffee. After embarking on a short and easy channel crossing from Kauai’s shores to the tiny, private island of Niʻihau, hop in for a snorkel. Explore the underwater wonders of this perfect reef. See tropical fish, gentle sea turtles, and more. Work up an appetite as you explore this amazing aquatic wonderland. Climb back aboard and dig into a delicious buffet-style lunch. Talk with the knowledgeable guides as they share stories and information about these two mysterious coastlines. After a day of water fun, those over 21 years of age can indulge in wine or beer as the boat begins to make its way back to Port Allen. Cheers to another wonderful day in Hawaiʻi!
|6:00 AM||Arrive at Port Allen and Check In|
|6:00 AM – 6:30 AM||Board the Catamaran|
|6:30 AM -7:30 AM||Continental Breakfast Aboard|
|7:30 AM -11:00 AM||Sightseeing Napali and Niʻihau Coasts|
|11:00 AM -12:00 PM||Snorkeling off Niʻihau Coast|
|12:00 PM||Gourmet Buffet Lunch|
|12:30 PM – 1:00 PM||Return to Port Allen|
Breakfast and lunch are included in the price of the tour. Unlimited beverages are served all day. Wine and beer are available after the snorkel tour.
A Continental breakfast is provided and includes:
Enjoy a gourmet lunch buffet featuring: