Now here is a boat company for serious snorkelers. Ocean Riders runs full day snorkel excursions on their 30' custom built, deep V hull Hard Bottom Inflatables that go all the way around the Island of Lanai after departing from Mala Wharf near Lahaina on Maui. These boats are designed to be both fast and maneuverable. These trips are very marine intensive and you will be seeing tons of sea life and incredible coastline. You will visit shipwrecks, cliffs, caves and beautiful and remote white sand beaches. You'll in all likelihood be seeing dolphins, turtles, octopus, rays, eels and a remarkable array of fish. You will be stopping in a secluded and remote setting for lunch and as far as adventure goes, this is the ticket!
Description: Crossing the Au Au channel, begin your circle island at shipwreck beach. The rusted hulls of the shipwrecks date back to WW II. Travel down the wind swept coast where miles of isolated white sand beaches beckon us ashore for exploration. Continuing around to the leeward side, hang on tight while we skim within a few feet of towering sea cliffs and lava rock out crops. Numerous coves offer splendid snorkeling where marine creatures of all types can be found including dolphins, turtles, octopus, rays, eels and fish. Any one of these spots offers a remote and SECLUDED settings for lunch. Sea caves, burial caves, spinner dolphin, white sandy beaches, shipwrecks and some of the most remote and remarkable snorkeling water make this trip a must for every adventurer.
Departure Point: Meet at Mala Wharf
Operates: Daily 7:00am return between 2:00 to 3:00pm
Duration: Full Day 7 to 8 Hours.