Your day starts when you board Expeditions fast passenger ferry to Lana`i from the main loading pier at Lahaina Harbor. During your 45 minute voyage across the Auau channel you will enjoy open ocean viewing of all the islands in Maui County, including Maui, Moloka`i, Kahoolawe, Molokini and, of course, Lana`i. You`ll be met upon arrival at Manele Harbor by one of the guides and be oriented to the lowland area on the way to their shop in Lana`i City.
After picking up any gear you need at the shop, your adventure begins! The experienced guide knows the terrain, the flora and fauna, the stories and legends – and share them over the course of the tour.
Your 4×4 Vehicle
All tour vehicles are designed for your ultimate safety and comfort, and the tour can be as active or relaxing as you like. Generally you`ll travel in a roomy, air conditioned , 4 wheel drive vehicle.
What You’ll See
You will experience a unique ironwood forest, where the wind is the only voice you`ll hear, on your way to the ‘Gardens of the Gods’ – a stunning, natural red rock formation in the crater that often expires visions of a visit to Mars.
Other highlights may include:
- “Shipwreck Beach”, where the breathtaking views of Moloka`i are interrupted only by the ship, towering just off shore, which brought this beach it’s name
- Ancient Petroglyphs
Throughout the tour, your guide will educate and entertain you with facts stories – and special requests for photo stops, diversions to other locations and specific information are welcome!