Honolua Bay is north of the Kaanapali Beach Resort area and is considered one of the best snorkeling sites in all of Hawaii. Gemini Charters takes the confusion out of selecting a Maui snorkel site by snorkeling in a pristine National Marine Reserve at Honolua Bay.
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Kaanapali beach snorkeling sunset busier. Waves and snorkeling dont mix. Cliff Diving Torch Lighting Ceremony. Kaanapali has a centered west view except it may set behind Molokai in the summer and behind Lanai in.
You will never be at a loss for something fun to do in Kaanapali. Lunch at Hulu Grill or lunch at Leilanis and their Hulu Pie both restaurants are in Whalers Village Walk thru Whalers Village to the Beachwalk and walk north towards Black Rock for beach and snorkeling. We usually dont recommend people to snorkel in this area because its known to be sharky.
The rest of Kaanapali Beach is great for sunning and swimming but the Black Rock area has the fish. This is an awesome option for those in the West Maui who are looking to enjoy a sunset sail in a small group setting departing from Kaanapali Beach. Then to complete the ceremony the diver releases a lei into the ocean below as an offering to the ancient Hawaiian gods.
Several great snorkeling tours depart from Kaanapali Beach where youll find many of Kaanapalis best hotels and condos such as the Honua Kai Resort and SpaDuring the summer months these snorkeling tours go up to the marine preserve at Honolua Bay for an epic snorkeling experience in crystal clear waters in the winter months when the swell is big at Honolua Bay and the surfers are. This tour departs directly in front of Leilanis restaurant at Whalers Village on Kaanapali Beach. Offers Half Day Snorkeling Tours to the Island of Lanai Private Charters around Lanai on Sanity 1 Hour Insane Jet Boat Rides and Private Charters on Insane Private Humpback Whale Watch with Dolphin Search and our New Daily 2 Hour Private Sunset Cruises on Sanity Vessel.
Honolua Bay is a popular snorkeling spot not too far from Kaanapali Beach. Starting off this list is the easy to find and well-known Kaanapali Beach. Kaanapali tends to be one of the busier beaches due to all of the hotels around and there will likely be many tourists and locals around.
Enjoy calming undisturbed surf while snorkeling and expect to see marine life such as the protected species of Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. To be clear you should snorkel at the Black Rock section of Kaanapali Beach. Turtle Town is also known for its underwater lava formations and coral reefs.
Kaanapali located only a few miles northwest of Lahaina Town is home to the former winner of Americas Best Beach the always lovely Kaanapali BeachStretching 3 miles long with excellent cliff diving snorkeling and swimming Kaanapali Beach is the epicenter of the resort-filled town of Kaanapali. Experienced snorkelers have the option to upgrade to try SNUBA too if you want to do something other than snorkel. Kaanapali also offers some great snorkeling.
Our NEW luxury sailing catamaran is comfortable and roomy with fresh water showers cushioned. When you board. Home to Hawaiian Spinner and Bottle Nose Dolphins as well as our famous Honu.
Choose your favorite snorkeling tour and get ready to enjoy an unforgettable time of fun in the sun aboard Sea Maui. Kaanapali Beach is a three-mile-long beautiful stretch of white sandy beach located on the western shore of Maui. Our friendly crew will make sure that first-time snorkelers are comfortable and well taken care of.
Your cruise features delicious appetizers open bar contemporary and Hawaiian music not to mention possible encounters with Mauis full-time residents such as the honu sea turtles dolphins. Check-in time is 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Mooring inside the bay at Honolua the location is away from the open ocean.
Of course beach activities will be at the top of the list. Go snorkeling scuba diving kayaking snuba diving windsurfing parasailing learn to surf or body boarding. Its the same on Maui and all over planet earth.
Our Discover Kaanapali tour starts with a direct board from the golden sands of Kaanapali Beach. Rent cabanabeach chairs from Hal HuakaI water activity center at Kaanapali Beach Hotel for 45 includes 2 beach. The water around Black Rock starts at about 8 feet deep and gradually gets to about 25 feet or more as you head North around the point.
Discover Lanai – This incredible 5 hour cruise is Mauis only tour to Lanai departing from beautiful Kaanapali Beach and will take you across the channel to the island of Lanai. Just visit one of the beach activities kiosks and theyll set you up with. To access the bay you will need to drive north about 15 minutes and then walk the scenic Honolua Bay Access trail to get to the beach.
Sets in the west but more north in the summer and more south in the winter. Sunsets from Kaanapali Beach. This tour departs directly from Kaanapalis Dig Me Beach.
Your adventure continues with a hot breakfast of Mom Coons cinnamon rolls as we sail to our first snorkeling destination typically Honolua Bay. Sail in style from the shore of Kaanapali Beach in West Maui to snorkel at one of the many magnificent snorkel sites located just a few miles away. In the summer the south side of Maui can get some swells but all year round the west side can get swell too.
You can watch as the diver sets the cliff torches ablaze. Dig Me Kaanapali Beach. Each evening at sunset the Kaanapali Beach cliff diving ceremony takes place on the cliffs of Puu Kekaa or Black Rock.
Head out on a snorkel sail sunset dinner sail or whale-watching excursion. Once at the beach there are no snorkel rentals bathrooms or water stands. Tours from Kaanapali Beach at the Whalers Village on Maui.
One of the more well known spots to go is a favorite of many locals. South of Kaanapali Beach and Black Rock area youll find plenty of other snorkeling spots over shallow reef. Be sure to plan ahead and pack all your stuff in for the day.