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Hawaii Shore Tour Examples

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arrow Body Glove Snorkel and Dolphin Sail (4.5 hours) $95

Come aboard the trimaran Body Glove and cruise the Pawai Bay, a protected marine preserve of gorgeous coral reef gardens filled with thousands of brilliantly colored tropical fish, as well as endangered sea turtles and wild dolphins. Along the way, enjoy a breakfast of freshly baked pastries, tropical juices, island fruits and Kona coffee. The Body Glove features a spacious upper sun deck, a large shaded cabin and fresh water showers and bathrooms. A 15-foot water slide and high-dive platform are a big hit with passengers of all ages. The experienced crew will provide you with snorkeling gear and personalized instruction.

Note: A buffet-style deli lunch is also provided. Sodas are included and cocktails are available at an additional charge.

arrow Extreme ATV Adventure (5.5 hours) $275

An extreme and exclusive ATV experience, on top of the line machines that are fully automated with independent suspension that will take you past magnificent scenery and over extremely rugged terrain, be prepared to get dirty!

On this exciting excursion you will:

  • Take a short transfer from the cruise ship pier which will bring you to the check in facility for a full safety briefing, guests must demonstrate that they are comfortable driving their own ATV.
  • Have your guide lead you through miles of old cane lands, tropical forests, and jungles as you make your way to Hali'i Falls vista.
  • Make a short but strenuous hike that brings you out at the newly discovered Hali'I waterfall for an optional refreshing swim and picnic lunch.
  • Then head into Kauai's most remote and beautiful area, the Power House Valleys. ATV is the only way to get there!
  • Note: It is possible that due to heavy rains and the subsequent high river level at the ATV crossing, the falls may be inaccessible. An alternate lunch location is provided in the interest of guest safety.
  • arrow Napali Explorer (7 hours) $159

    Board the 48-foot raft, the Na pali Explorer, for a memorable journey along Kauai's majestic Na Pali Coast. Cruise past Polihale State Park to thrilling views of Na Pali's towering sea cliffs and hanging valleys. Your Captain will provide commentary on the area's history and culture while he takes you to the entrances of giant sea caves and beneath cascading waterfalls, sea conditions permitting. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the clear waters of a protected reef teeming with fish, coral, sea turtles and other marine life. Back on board, you'll enjoy a deli-style lunch before heading back to your ship.

    arrow Tubing the Ditch Expedition (3 hours) $99

    This unique tubing adventure takes you back in time, an exclusive experience that occurs on private lands never before open to the public. Recapture the time of the sugar plantations as you tube historic waterways along the flumes and ditches on the old Lihue Plantation. Traverse an old sugar cane plantation into Kauai's unspoiled interior and enjoy breathtaking vistas and spectacular scenery. Your adventure starts with a short drive to the headwaters of the four-mile long Hanamaulu Ditch system. Grab a tube, don a headlamp, and jump in for a leisurely tubing expedition. Witness Kauai's spectacular engineering feats as you float down the tropical waterway of open ditches, tunnels and flumes all of which were engineered and hand dug circa 1912. At the end of your adventure, you'll be whisked away to a charming picnic area for a delicious snack beside a pristine swimming hole. After an hour, you'll return to your ship. It's a memorable experience for the entire family!

    arrow Hilo Bay Kayak and Waterfall Adventure (2.5 hours) $69

    Enjoy a fun, relaxing kayak tour in protected Hilo Bay, where you can kayak in calm water protected by the breakwaters. Your adventure begins from a black sand beach in the heart of Hilo, just a short distance from the pier. Upon arrival, local guides will outfit with an ocean kayak and safety gear, then give paddling instruction. Your path will take you past Coconut Island and you will kayak along Hilo's shoreline with its magnificent views of Wailoa Park Estuary and Wailuku River Waterfall. Enjoy a great day on the water with amazing views and look out for a glimpse of the Mauna Kea Summit. Hilo is America's wettest city so be prepared for plenty of rainbows. Your guides will bring rain hats and ponchos but the water is always warm!

    arrow Napali Explorer (7 hours) $159

    Experience the Kona Coast and access some of the best snorkeling on the island. You will depart directly from the pier on a custom-built, 28-foot rigid inflatable raft with comfortable seating and a canopy for shade. Your Captain will greet you and give safety instructions. The adventure includes approximately one hour of snorkeling in the calm, protected waters of Kealakekua Bay, the historic site of the Captain Cook Monument. You will also visit sea caves and lava tubes along the Kona Coast. Throughout the tour your knowledgeable Captain will tell you fascinating stories about the places you visit. All snorkel gear is provided.

    arrow Captain Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure (3.5 hours) $85

    This adventure tours takes you to beautiful Kealakekua Bay, the only marine sanctuary on the Big Island of Hawaii and site of the Captain Cook Monument. The 24-foot RIB inflatable raft provides an exciting shore-hugging ride down the Kona coast. The Captain will teach you Hawaiian folklore and history and spinner dolphins, green sea turtles, manta rays and whales (in season) are common sights on this scenic tour. Snorkel or swim in the calm, protected waters of Kealakekua Bay and enjoy a delicious tropical snack. The Captain then entertains you with the adventures of Captain James Cook, the famous British navigator, and his encounters with the Hawaiians. On the ride up the coast, you'll explore sea caves and lava tubes and learn about the geology of the island.

    arrow Haleakala Zipline Adventure (3.75 hours) $125

    Imagine soaring over gulches and through the trees along the slopes of one of the world's largest volcanoes. The Haleakala Zipline Adventure blends a short hike experience with a series of picturesque zipline crossings for an incredible experience. It's perfect for anyone 10 years of age or older, and even more fun when the whole family takes part! Your tour starts with a van ride through the heart of Maui to mid-way up the Haleakala Volcano where you will see spectacular views from 4,000 feet. Upon arrival you will be greeted by your experienced and highly trained guides, who will provide a safety briefing and outfit you with a customized seat harness and equipment before leading you into the woods of the beautiful upcountry Maui. Then get your heart pumping as you sail across each of the ziplines, and a get bird's eye view of the seasonal waterfalls and lush vegetation below. Take part in this one-of-a-kind adventure and bring home memories that you'll talk about for years to come.

    arrow Ka'anapali Beach Break (5 hours) $39

    Enjoy a carefree afternoon on famous Ka'anapali Beach! Your relaxing and fun-filled beach break begins with a scenic ride along the coastline to Maui's luxurious beach resort area. Awaiting you there is a complimentary beach chair and a tropical beverage. Relax in the sun, swim or do some beachcombing. If you feel like snorkeling to see the marine life at famous Black Rock, either take your gear or rent it on the beach. Air mattresses, boogie boards and other beach toys are available for rent. After a few hours of fun-in-the sun, you will return to the dock. If you choose to stay longer, you must arrange your own transportation back to the ship.

    arrow Pacific Paradise Luau ( hours) $95

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