Explore wildlife-rich waters on a seven night Hawaiian adventure cruise. The island chain forms the largest marine sanctuary in the world and is one of the world’s most important habitats for humpback whales. Exhilarating days of kayaking and watching marine life await you as you explore remote shorelines and secluded bays. 

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Visit the Humpback National Marine Sanctuary, a breeding ground and haven for marine life in Olowalu

Snorkel, kayak and paddleboard in Honomalino Bay, where you can also enjoy lava tubes and skiff trips

Discover the less visited islands of Moloka'i, and Lana'i

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Day 1


Welcome to Hawaii! On arrival on Moloka’i you’ll be transferred to your ship’s hospitality area. 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. (D)

Day 2


A warm Aloha spirit gives you a sense of Hawaii from long ago. No traffic lights, no high-rises, just a welcome slower pace. “Talk story” with locals and experience their land and traditions as few visitors ever do. You’ll hear legends and lore, and then enjoy cultural lessons in taro patches and poi making, or hike to a towering waterfall in Halawa’s cathedral valley, one of the island’s most historic places. 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. (B)(L)(D)

Day 3

Moloka’I - 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 a host to a wide diversity of marine life. Snorkel, paddle board, kayak, and explore the island 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 Centre. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4

Lana’i - Olowalu - West Maui

In ancient times, Olowalu was considered a place of refuge. Today, it delivers a treat of snorkelling among coral gardens teaming with underwater life and is a known sea turtle habitat. The Humpback National Marine Sanctuary, located between Lana’i, Moloka’i, and Maui, provides a front-row seat as you cruise through these productive marine breeding grounds searching for dolphins, whales, and other marine life. (B)(L)(D)

Day 5

Captain’s Choice Exploration

A day of surprise! 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 snorkelling, kayaking, and paddle boarding are all possible! (B)(L)(D)

Day 6

West Maui - Honomalino Bay

Fringed by coconut palms, Honomalino Bay offers a morning of snorkelling, paddle boarding, and kayaking. The bay reveals a diversity of colourful corals, sponges, and tropical fishes. Lava tubes, kayaking, and skiff trips fill out your last day of ultimate adventure in an area known to be favoured by marine mammals. This evening you’ll anchor at an offshore location for a thrilling night snorkel with giant Pacific manta rays. (B)(L)(D)

Day 7

Honomalino Bay - Kailua-Kona

Skiff to Kealakekua Bay, where Captain Cook was slain in 1779, for some of the island’s best snorkelling. At Kailua-Kona, stroll around 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. (B)(L)(D)

Day 8

Hawaii, the Big Island

As the Safari Explorer docks at Kawaihae Harbour, you’ll be transferred to the airport in Kona or to your hotel for your extended stay. (B)

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Book by 15 Nov 2019 and save up to $500 per person on departures 21 + 28 Dec '19 IN Commander Cabin or higher. Must mention promo code HAWAII700 at the time of booking. Offer is subject to availability, change and withdrawal at any time. Offers are only combinable with past guest Loyalty, Refer-A-Friend, and Family Discoveries Savings; and are not combinable with Next Adventure Saving or other promotional offers. Discounts have no cash value. Further conditions apply.