Kauai: Niihau and Na Pali Coast Full-Day Boat Tour

Kauai: Niihau and Na Pali Coast Full-Day Boat Tour

From $290.81 per person

Embark on an epic adventure along the majestic Na Pali Coast. Explore waterfalls, lush valleys, and sea caves before heading across the channel to snorkel off the Forbidden Isle of Niihau at Lehua Crater. Breakfast, lunch, and drinks are included.

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Duration 7 hours
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  • Snorkel at the most remote and pristine reef in Hawaii
  • Explore sea caves, lava tubes, waterfalls and hidden beaches
  • Enjoy a continental breakfast and a deli-style lunch onboard
  • Visit the Forbidden Isle of Niihau and take in the breathtaking views
  • Look out for dolphins, turtles, seals, and even humpback whales in certain seasons
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Climb aboard a catamaran, custom-built on Kauai, and explore the awe-inspiring Na Pali Coast. Cruise along the coastline and snorkel by Hawaii’s Forbidden Isle of Niihau on an unforgettable day of adventure. Start your day with continental breakfast onboard, as you head northwest to explore the waterfalls, lush valleys, hidden beaches, and sea caves along the Na Pali Coast. Admire the views and learn the history of this beautiful region. Head across the channel to Niihau, known as the Forbidden Isle. Once you arrive at Lehua Crater, the captain will choose the best place for you to snorkel in the clear waters. Admire the unique underwater formations, carved by ocean currents, and look out for diverse aquatic wildlife. After snorkeling, enjoy a deli-style buffet lunch including fresh bread, meats, cheeses, veggie toppings, and crudité, and pasta salad. Assorted soft drinks are served throughout the tour, with beer and wine served after snorkeling. During your meal, listen to stories about the island and history of Niihau, and connect with the culture of Kauai as you sail back to the marina.
  • 7-hour cruise
  • Snorkeling equipment and instruction
  • Ocean-friendly certified sunscreen
  • Continental breakfast
  • Deli-style buffet lunch
  • Soft drinks all day
  • Beer and wine after snorkeling
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Check-in takes place at the local partner's office located in the Port Allen Marina Center, 4353 Waialo Road, Suite 5A Eleele, HI 96705. If arriving by car, please park your vehicle in the designated gravel parking lot located on the right side of the road after the Port Allen Marina Center.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Jacket

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • The local partner is dedicated to promoting environmental stewardship, cultural sensitivity, and education within the community
  • You are encouraged to take the Pono Pledge to “travel responsibly by respecting the land (aina), sea (kai) and traditions of the Hawaiian people”
  • All vessel are designed and built on Kauai for Kauai waters
  • This tour is not recommended for individuals with back problems or recent injuries, or those who suffer from severe motion sickness
  • Expectant mothers and individuals with pacemakers or defibrillators are not permitted on this tour.
  • Seasickness is best prevented with an over-the-counter remedy
  • All tour routes, destinations, and snorkeling activities are dependent on ocean and weather conditions
  • Conditions around Kauai can change quickly, so your captain may wait until check-in to determine the best route for the day
  • Children must be at least 5 years old
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

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May 26, 2021

The atmosphere on board was great, a young and dynamic team.

October 13, 2019

Everything was great. Keep it up.

Nice, interesting ride. The snorkel stop with good equipment was also okay. Good food, enough to drink, cool music, great helpers. A successful excursion with many spectacular photo motifs. Many thanks to the entire ship's crew. Jürg and family

August 6, 2019

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