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Snorkel Lanai, Maui, one of the most unique places you can snorkel on Maui. Breakfast, lunch, drinks and snorkel gear are included. Join in of this exciting adventure at a beautiful remote snorkeling location that’s home to a large pod of spinner dolphins.

Adult Ages 13+
Child Age 7-12
Small Children Ages 6 & Under- 1 Free Child Per Paying Adult
  • Triple-deck Catamaran With A Water Slide & Jumping Platform 
  • Snorkeling On Maui & Lanai
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Beverages Included

Lanai Snorkel & Dolphin Encounter

Begin the day by checking-in 30-minutes prior to departure at the Boss Frog’s store in Ma’alaea Harbor. There will be a Quicksilver crew member waiting outside the store to help you get checked in. We like to get off to an early start when the seas and breeze are usually calm. Sit on either of our two decks in comfort. If you squint and look across the Maui Nui Basin, you can almost see Manele Bay on the south shore of Lanai.

Shark Fin Rock, on the other hand, is not at all visible- until your double-decked vessel rounds the west coast of the island, and brings you past even more amazing landforms. Some, like Sweetheart Rock, are steeped in Hawaiian legend. Quicksilver’s engaging captain and crew – always full of aloha – will bring these ancient tales to life as they narrate your time at sea.

The nearshore waters of Lanai are home to sheer cliffs, craggy rocks, and coral reefs full of colorful marine life. A large pod of spinner dolphins lives offshore and spends a lot of time in the channel. It’s common to see these incredible marine mammals diving, leaping, and swimming alongside the boat!

Because the island is not as developed as Maui, Oahu, or Kauai, and the human population is small, the corals and other reef life have more space and time to thrive. You’ll love exploring the snorkel sites here! Whether you get the chance to see the wide-ranging coral reef of Manele Bay, or the unique reef life surrounding Shark Fin Rock, this Lanai snorkeling tour will leave you with lasting memories.

Travel & Experience an Entirely New Island of Hawaii- Lanai!

One of the most unique places you can snorkel on Maui is actually off Maui, on Lanai! Just 8.8 miles across the channel is the Pineapple Isle – Maui’s closest neighbor island. Now home to two opulent resorts with their own golf courses, Lana’i used to be agricultural land for the world’s largest pineapple plantation. Long before that, it was one of the banishment sites for Maui’s lawbreakers.

Today, the Quicksilver catamaran’s Lanai snorkeling tour gives you the chance to visit this amazing place! Lanai offers incredible snorkeling destinations and marine life. While aboard Quicksilver, passengers often encounter spinner dolphins, who jump and twirl in the air! Lanai is home to a huge pod of over one hundred of these social marine mammals.

Lanai snorkeling sites are located beneath towering cliffs more than three hundred feet high! As you can imagine, the photo ops are just unbeatable. Few people in the world ever snorkel these remote areas like Manele Bay and Shark Fin Rock, each with visibility of up to one hundred feet.

Tour Details

Your Tour Includes

  • Professional and experienced captain and crew
  • Use of top-quality snorkel gear and flotation devices
  • Informative and historical narration
  • Two restrooms
  • Two freshwater showers
  • Water slide, Jumping platform
  • Dolphin search
  • Whale watch (Seasonal December-April)
  • Alcoholic beverages are available to purchase for $3.00 each. Must be 21+ with a valid photo ID

What To Bring

  • A hat, Sunscreen, Towel, Sunglasses, Camera, and a light jacket or sweater.
  • Valid ID required for passengers 21+ who will be drinking alcoholic beverages.

Know Before You Go

  • The ride to the snorkel location is approximately 1.5 hours. If prone to sea sickness, please prepare accordingly.
  • Snorkel locations are determined daily by the captains based on weather, swell, and many years of experience in Maui waters.
  • Wildlife sightings, while likely, are not guaranteed
  • All Quicksilver passengers are required to park at Maui Harbor Shops/ Maui Ocean Center located at: 300 Ma’alaea Road, Wailuku, HI 96793. Paid parking available.
  • Not wheelchair accessible, can accommodate Strollers.
  • Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Basic swimming ability recommended


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