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Hawaiian Seascapes

Hawaiian Seascapes

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Duration: 8 Days, 7 Nights

Coverage: Moloka'i to Hawaii

From: $3,795

Season: November - March

Activities: Culture, History, Wildlife

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Un-Cruise Adventures - formerly InnerSea Discoveries + American Safari Cruises

Cruise between four islands-Moloka'i, Lana'i, Maui, and Hawaii, the Big Island-experience a new Aloha aboard a 36-guest boutique yacht.

Explore remote shoreline, mostly staying on the leeward side of the eastern-most Hawaiian Islands chain. Along the way, view marine species and endangered animals, many native to the Hawaiian Islands. Experience traditional Hawaiian culture, meet the local people, and discover the islands’ natural gifts in a way only accessible on an Un-Cruise Adventure. Immerse yourself in this tropical wonderland to experience the islands from a different perspective.

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
  • Snorkel among coral gardens and at a sea turtle habitat
  • Visit Moloka‘i’s ancient Halawa Valley
  • Discover island history at the Lana‘i Culture and Heritage Center
  • Snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, and skiff exploration
  • Exclusive yacht getaway—unforgettable for honeymoons

The crew was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and attentive to our needs. The crew more than any other factor was responsible for making this cruise the most enjoyable for me.

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1 - Moloka’i – Embarkation

Welcome to Hawaii! You’ll be transferred to our hospitality area on Molokaʻi. 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 lesson 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 Lānaʻi 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 teeming with underwater life and a known sea turtle habitat. The Humpback National Marine Sanctuary—located between Lanaʻi, Molokaʻi, 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

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 or to your extended Un-Cruise hotel stay.

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.

Dates & Rates

Dates Master Commander Captain Admiral Commodore Suite Single Ship Charter
Nov 4, 2017 $3,795 $4,195 $4,695 $5,495 $6,695 $4,695 $158,895
Nov 11, 2017 $3,795 $4,195 $4,695 $5,495 $6,695 $4,695 $158,895
Nov 18, 2017 $3,795 $4,195 $4,695 $5,495 $6,695 $4,695 $158,895
Nov 25, 2017 $3,795 $4,195 $4,695 $5,495 $6,695 $4,695 $158,895
Dec 2, 2017 $3,795 $4,195 $4,695 $5,495 $6,695 $4,695 $158,895
Dec 9, 2017 $4,495 $4,895 $5,395 $6,195 $7,495 $5,395 $183,795
Dec 16, 2017 $4,495 $4,895 $5,395 $6,195 $7,495 $5,395 $183,795
Dec 23, 2017 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,895
Dec 30, 2017 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,895
Jan 6, 2018 $4,495 $4,895 $5,395 $6,195 $7,495 $5,395 $183,795
Jan 13, 2018 $4,495 $4,895 $5,395 $6,195 $7,495 $5,395 $183,795
Jan 20, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Jan 27, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Feb 3, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Feb 10, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Feb 17, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Feb 24, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Mar 3, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Mar 10, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Mar 17, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Mar 24, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Mar 31, 2018 $4,895 $5,295 $5,795 $6,595 $7,795 $5,795 $197,795
Nov 3, 2018 $3,995 $4,395 $4,895 $5,745 $7,045 $4,895 $166,825
Nov 10, 2018 $3,995 $4,395 $4,895 $5,745 $7,045 $4,895 $166,825
Nov 17, 2018 $3,995 $4,395 $4,895 $5,745 $7,045 $4,895 $166,825
Nov 24, 2018 $3,995 $4,395 $4,895 $5,745 $7,045 $4,895 $166,825
Dec 1, 2018 $3,995 $4,395 $4,895 $5,745 $7,045 $4,895 $166,825
Dec 8, 2018 $4,695 $5,095 $5,645 $6,445 $7,795 $5,645 $191,675
Dec 15, 2018 $4,695 $5,095 $5,645 $6,445 $7,795 $5,645 $191,675
Dec 22, 2018 $5,245 $5,695 $6,195 $6,995 $8,245 $6,195 $210,725
Dec 29, 2018 $5,245 $5,695 $6,195 $6,995 $8,245 $6,195 $210,725
Jan 5, 2019 $4,695 $5,095 $5,645 $6,445 $7,795 $5,645 $191,675
Jan 12, 2019 $4,695 $5,095 $5,645 $6,445 $7,795 $5,645 $191,675
Jan 19, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Jan 26, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Feb 2, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Feb 9, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Feb 16, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Feb 23, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Mar 2, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Mar 9, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Mar 16, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Mar 23, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925
Mar 30, 2019 $4,995 $5,395 $5,895 $6,695 $7,895 $5,895 $200,925

* Reverse Itinerary
† Family Sailings
+ Photo cruise

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