Guest may bring picnic food in small cooler along with assorted drinks (BYOB). Everything gets wet – captain provides dry bag for small personal items. This is a minimum three (3) hour private charter taking off from the beach in front of the Whaler’s Village in Kaanapali between The Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort and Leilani’s on the Beach.
Lanai Will Set You Free – An Ancient belief is that every person is drawn emotionally, if not physically, to either the Ocean (Makai) or the Mountains (Mauka).
**Snorkeling available; Spin along the shoreline and Cliff toward Manele Bay to Cathedrals – requests only to go to Shark Fin. (Will need more than 3-hour minimum).
**Narrated tour around the famous “Shipwreck” in 5- 10 feet of shallow reef. (Minimum 4 hours – Weather Permitting)
**Whale watch cruises to Lanai are available during the months of December through April. (Normal 3-Hour Minimum)
On Lopa Beach stands the former Club Lanai abandoned since 1996. Its breathtaking beauty and spectacular shorelines could be right out of the James Michener book “Hawaii”.
Hawaiian Translation “House of the Whale Ivory” – The title is believed to have been derived from an incident in which the teeth & bones of a sperm whale washed up on the shore at Lopa Beach.
Lanai welcomes you to relax on this private tropical hideaway destination, lifestyles of the rich & famous and 98% privately-owned island of Larry Ellison.
A short distance is a historical shine dedicated to the Japanese workers. A Memorial, built at a grave site for Japanese employees of the sugar plantation, was erected in 1932 by members of the Lanai’ Hongwanji Mission.
Ruins of Kahalepalaoa church and school is the oldest building on record on Lanai, with records indicating that construction began in 1837.
Maunalei Sugar Company Locomotive was manufactured by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, in 1882, and was originally used on Maui at the Claus Spreckels Plantation. Named “Waiahole,” was brought to Lanai from Maui in 1899.
Lanai Offers two 5-Star Four Seasons Resorts, Manele Bay Hotel with breathtaking white sand beaches famous for spinner dolphins. Twenty minutes away and 10-12 degrees cooler, the best of both worlds is the Lodge at Koele with its 18-hole putting green. Home of the world class golfing designed by Jack Nicklaus. Famous for hunting wild game there is 3 times more Axis Deer then residence living on Lanai, to the highly desirable big game trophy Mouflon Ram.