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Na Pali - Morning snorked zodiac raft

 This is the Na Pali tour for the adventurous! While the catamarans offer more of a cruise experience, the zodiac gets you up close and personal with the rugged cliffs of the Na Pali. The zodiac boats are rigid-hull inflatable rafts, similar to what the Coast Guard uses, so they can travel at high speeds and manoeuver in and out of the sea caves along the Na Pali! Explore caves that are home to sea turtles and waterfalls, and learn the histories and legends of the coastline.
 These all stop for snorkeling along the Na Pali, and provide lunch, waters, and soft drinks; however no alcohol is served on the rafts, as alcohol and staying safely within the raft don't tend to go hand-in-hand! Zodiacs take off from the small boat harbor in Waimea, about 45 minutes from the resort.

 There is a 4-hour option where you snorkel straight from the zodiac, and a 6-hour option where you land at Nualolo Kai, an ancient Hawaiian fishing village where archaeologists say they have learned more about the ancient Hawaiians than they have at other locations in Hawaii combined. You snorkel and splash around from this beach and enjoy your lunch right there on the beach. (In the summer months, lunch will be a delicious BBQ-style lunch. During the winter, it will be a deli style lunch.)

 Lastly, there is a fantastic company that departs from Hanalei, so you would be driving about 1 1/2 hours to get there, but the benefits of that is that their boat is a zodiac-boat hybrid that has the capabilities of the zodiac, but still has front-facing seats and a bathroom on board. Also, a departure from the North Shore means you get to the Na Pali coast more quickly. You would have an 8am check-in (so leaving the hotel by 6:30am) but you would be done around noon, with the rest of the afternoon to explore the North Shore on your own afterwards. (This tour does not operate in the winter months, when the North Shore is hit with high surf that makes the boats unable to reach the Na Pali coast!)
Price: $148.27-$197.34
(Children: $126.94-$144)


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