Embark on an extraordinary ocean adventure traversing the Kaulakahi channel to the enigmatic, privately owned Island of Ni`ihau and the adjacent Lehua Crater. Often dubbed “The Forbidden Island,” Ni`ihau lies 18 miles west of Kaua’i, accessible only to Native Hawaiians. With its own dialect and rich history, Ni`ihau is famed for the unique Ni`ihau Shell Lei crafted by island artisans.
Our powerful super raft ensures a thrilling 45-minute journey, offering unobstructed views as we reach Ni`ihau and Lehua Crater. Snorkel amidst stunning ocean topography, encountering marine life like Hawaiian monk seals, dolphins, and diverse sea birds. Amidst breathtaking views, our captain and crew share the area’s rich history, making your experience truly memorable.