Explore Hidden Sea Caves

By Hawaii.com Team

Kanaio Coast, Maui. Photo: Forest and Kim Starr.

Centuries ago, fiery eruptions poured molten lava into the sea, forming enchanting arches, grottos and sea caves on a coast once home to ancient Hawaiian settlers. Fortified by the towering slopes of Mt. Haleakala and inaccessible by car, the Kanaio Coast remained virtually unknown to visitors for years. In 1987, Blue Water Rafting, Maui’s first rafting company, began revealing the secrets of this hidden volcanic shoreline. Utilizing highly maneuverable twin-powered rafts capable of high speeds, the company created one of the most exciting excursions available today.

Climbing the swells along the coastline, you’ll blaze past golden beaches, saltwater spray cooling your face and flying fish skimming the water. Hanging tight to the raft, you’ll hug the contours of the lava flow so closely you can feel the mist from a blowhole. Each turn reveals more caves, arches and intriguing formations. Pinnacles jut out of the sea. Sculptured lava cliffs shield you from wind and wave as historical narrations from seasoned captains light your tour. Snorkeling options include remote coves and bays, havens for a vast variety of aquatic creatures. Or witness spectacular underwater views at the “outer reef” or back side of Molokini.

Whale Watching, South Maui

Trip includes: Underwater hydrophones to hear whale songs, Onboard Jr. Naturalist Program for kids, Reef-safe sunscreen and filtered water available onboard, Full-color marine wildlife poster, Whale sightings guaranteed or go again free

Departures: 9am, 1130am, 1230pm Adults: $39 Children: $20

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Expeditions Lanai Ferry

Day trip from Maui to Lanai on the ferry! Explore the island, cat sanctuary, snorkel and more! Book your activities and ferry trip! The first ferry departs Maui at 6:45 a.m. The last ferry departs Lanai at 6:45 p.m.

* Jeep 4 Door Rental Package also available.

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Whale Watching, Lahaina, Maui

Trip includes: Underwater hydrophones to hear whale songs, Onboard Jr. Naturalist Program for kids, Reef-safe sunscreen and filtered water available onboard, Full-color marine wildlife poster, Whale sightings guaranteed or go again free

Departures: 9am, 1130am Adults: $39 Children: $20

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