Hawaiian Seascapes

Hawaiian Seascapes

8 Days/7 Nights Moloka'i to Hawaii the Big Island or vice versa

Price fromUSD$3,795

• Night snorkel with Giant Pacific Manta rays.• the Humpback National Marine Sanctuary. • Evening pa'ina (feast) and Hawaiian jam session with Moloka'i locals. • Snorkel among coral gardens and at a sea turtle habitat. • Visit Moloka'os ancient Halawa Valley. • The Lana'i Culture and Heritage Centre. • Unparalleled snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, and skiff exploration.

Like a string of pearls pulled up from the sea, the jewels of your voyage are its exclusive amenities and unmatched encounters. And much like King Kamehameha did back in 1810 - uniting the the islands into a joyous kingdom - you'll follow suit, uniting the islands on a voyage of exploration, exchanges with locals, and learning about Hawaii's rich, Polynesian-influenced culture. Your inter-island yacht adventure promises to be filled with pleasantries, high quality service, and warm alohas.

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Day 1: Moloka'i - Embarkation Welcome to Hawaii! You'll be transferred to our 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: Moloka'i 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 Molokaʻi Museum, discover the history of this ancient homeland as you enjoy an evening paʻina (feast), complete with a home-style Hawaiian jam session.

Day 3: 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's surface as host to a wide diversity of marine life. Snorkel, paddle board, kayak, explore by skiff, or stretch your legs on hike"”whichever activities suit your fancy. Take a stroll to Sweetheart Rock, a sea stack jutting 80 feet above the crashing surf, and discover the legend of the princess Puu Pehe. Learn about the islands plantation days with a visit to the quaint Lana'i Culture and Heritage Centre.

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: Captains 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 Fringed by coconut palms, Honomalino Bay offers a morning of snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking. The bay reveals a diversity of colorful corals, sponges, and tropical fishes. Lava tubes, kayaking, and skiff tours fill out your day of adventure"”in an area known to be favored by marine mammals. This evening you'll anchor at an offshore location for a thrilling night snorkel with Giant Pacific Manta rays.

Day 7: Kailua-Kona 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.

Reverse Itinerary

Day 1: Hawaiʻi, the Big Island - Embarkation Welcome to Hawaii! You'll be transferred to our hospitality area to gather with fellow travelers and meet your Expedition Leader. Following an introduction to the week ahead, a private transfer takes you the Safari Explorer, awaiting dockside at Kawaihae Harbor. Set sail and enjoy the sunset before dropping anchor for the evening

Day 2: Kailua-Kona 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 you'll anchor at an offshore location to search for and night snorkel with Giant Pacific Manta rays.

Day 3: Honomalino Bay The search is on as you set sail through an area known to be favored by marine mammals. Lava tubes, skiff tours, and kayaking are in store for a day of ultimate adventure. Fringed by coconut palms, Honomalino Bay offers opportunities for snorkeling, paddle boarding, and more kayaking. The bay reveals a diversity of colorful corals, sponges, and tropical fishes

Day 4: 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 5: 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 6: 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's surface as host to a wide diversity of marine life. Snorkel, paddle board, kayak, explore by skiff, or stretch your legs on hike"”whichever activities suit your fancy. Take a stroll to Sweetheart Rock, a sea stack jutting 80 feet above the crashing surf, and discover the legend of the princess Puu Pehe. Learn about the islands plantation days with a visit to the quaint Lana'i Culture and Heritage Centre. Cap off the day and celebrate this evening with the Captain's Dinner.

Day 7: Moloka'i 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 Molokaʻi 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 8: Moloka'i - Disembark Gather for breakfast before the Safari Explorer docks on Molokaʻi, where you'll be transferred to the Moloka'i Airport.

Due to the nature of our explorations, itineraries are guidelines and will change in order to maximize wildlife and natural encounters. Variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur.

Adventure Cruising Focused on experiencing life on the outside - rain or shine - we offer different destinations, a mix of price points (some generously inclusive) and an exciting range of multi-sport activities. Kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), hiking, snorkeling, inflatable skiff excursions, and cultural encounters top the agenda. Our experiential cruise vacations are delivered from a variety of platforms, and depending on your choices, will accommodate you from 22 to 84 like-minded guests. We provide the adventure, equipment, opportunities, fun, expert crew, expedition guides, and the vessel. The rest... is up to you.

Vessel

Safari Explorer Designed for comfort, with an elegant atmosphere, and in the spirit of adventure, the Safari Explorer is a perfect platform of discovery. Three public decks make it easy to see action in the water and provide plenty of room for relaxing and breathing fresh air. An intimate Wine Library, salon, and inviting dining room encourage mingling and camaraderie among guests.

• Exclusive activities and shore excursions, presentations • Entry fees to national parks, preserves, and monuments • Narration and expertise from expedition and heritage guides. • Meet, greet services, transfers and baggage handling (between airport/vessel on embark/disembark days) • Onboard meals • Spirits, wine and microbrews • Non-alcoholic beverages • Wellness amenities: hot tub, fitness equipment, and yoga mats

Pricing (per person) $USD

Type TWIN

2017

Jan 7, 14

Master

Commander

Captain

Admiral

Commodore Suite

Mandatory Port Fees

Jan 21, 28

Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

Mar 4, 11, 18, 25

Apr 1

Master

Commander

Captain

Admiral

Commodore Suite

Mandatory Port Fee

Nov 4, 11, 18, 25

Dec 2

Master

Commander

Captain

Admiral

Commodore Suite

Mandatory Port Fee

Dec 9, 16

Master

Commander

Captain

Admiral

Commodore Suite

Mandatory Port Fee

Dec 23, 30

Master

Commander

Captain

Admiral

Commodore Suite

Mandatory Port Fee

-

-

$4,195

$4,595

$5,095

$5,895

$7,195

$300

-

-

-

-

$4,595

$4,995

$5,495

$6,295

$7,595

$300

-

-

$3,795

$4,195

$4,695

$5,495

$6,695

$300

-

$4,495

$4,895

$5,395

$6,195

$7,495

$300

-

$4,995

$5,395

$5,895

$6,695

$7,895

$300

2018

Jan 6, 13

Master

Commander

Captain

Admiral

Commodore Suite

Mandatory Port Fees

Jan 20, 27

Feb 3, 10, 17, 24

Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Master

Commander

Captain

Admiral

Commodore Suite

Mandatory Port Fees

-

-

$4,495

$4,895

$5,395

$6,195

$7,495

$300

-

-

-

$4,895

$5,295

$5,795

$6,595

$7,795

$300

Departs

2017 Departures Moloka'i to Hawaii, the Big Island
Jan 7, 21
Feb 4, 18
Mar 4, 18
Apr 1
Nov 11, 25
Dec 9, 23 (H) Hawaii, the Big Island to Moloka'i
Jan 14, 28
Feb 11, 25
Mar 11, 25
Nov 4, 18 (H)
Dec 2, 16, 30 (H) 2018 Departures Moloka'i to Hawaii, the Big Island
Jan 6, 20
Feb 3, 17
Mar 3, 17, 31 Hawaii, the Big Island to Moloka'i
Jan 13, 27
Feb 10, 24
Mar 10, 24

Theme departures
H = Holiday

Booking conditions

• Prices are per person in US Dollars, double/twin occupancy. Ask your travel agent or World Journeys for single, triple cabin prices. • Please contact World Journeys for the updated US exchange

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• Port taxes, fees • Gratuities to your vessel cruise • Airfare to and from your home city • Optional travel insurance

Gratuity

• Our recommendations for gratuities is USD 25.00 to USD 35.00 per person per day.