• Nov 08, 2014
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  • Jan 03, 2015
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Private Independent Travel

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

Day 1

    Moloka'i —Embarkation

    Welcome to Hawaii! You’ll be transferred to the 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


      A warm Aloha spirit gives you a sense of Hawaii long ago. No stop 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, then take in a 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.

      Day 3


        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, sailing, and kayaking. The bay reveals a diversity of colorful corals, sea turtles, 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


                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 depart for your continued journey.
                  * Itinerary operates in reverse.
                  * Itinerary operates in reverse.
                  * Itinerary operates in reverse.
                  * Itinerary operates in reverse.
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                  Discounts are subject to availability, so contact us for more details.
                  - All rates are quoted in USD and represent cost per person, based on double occupancy.
                  - Quoted rates include all excursions, meals, educational programming, transfers, taxes, port charges and fees.
                  Included in Your Fare:
                  All onboard meals; premium spirits, wine, and beer; exclusive roundtrip transfers and baggage handling between airport/boat; taxes and port fees; entry fees to national parks/preserves; all from-the-boat adventure activities and equipment; sauna, yoga classes and a complimentary massage.

                  Deposit & Payment

                  Initial deposit is 750, and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. Alternatively, you can send a check to our Missoula, Montana, office or register online at:

                  Final payment is due 70 days prior to departure.

                  Final payment by Visa, Mastercard, Discover or AmEx.

                  Booking last minute? No problem! Please contact one of our trip planners, and we can get you on your way if booking less than 70 days prior to departure.

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                  Cancellation Policy

                  Days Prior to departureFee
                  91 days or more$950 per person
                  90-61 days$1700 per person
                  60-46 days55% trip cost
                  45-31 days80% trip cost
                  30-0 days100% trip cost