- January 20, 2018 — Moloka'i (Embarkation)
- Welcome to Hawaii! You'll be transferred to our hospitality area to gather with fellow travelers and meet your
Olivia staff and Expedition Leader. Following an introduction to the week ahead, a private transfer takes
you to the Safari Explorer, awaiting dockside. Set sail and enjoy the sunset before dropping anchor for the
- January 21, 2018 — Moloka'i
- A warm Aloha spirit gives you a sense of Hawaii long ago. No stop lights, no high-rises–just a welcome slower
pace. “Talk story” with locals and experience their land and traditions as few visitors do. You’ll hear legends and
lore, then take in a cultural lesson in taro patches and poi making, or hike to a towering waterfall in Halawa’s
cathedral valley–one of the island’s most historic places. At the Molokaʻi Museum, discover the history of this
ancient homeland as you enjoy an evening paʻina (feast), complete with a home-style Hawaiian jam session.
- January 22, 2018 — Lāna'i
- Gear up for a day of play on the “private island.” Thousand-foot sea cliffs line the shore and ancient volcanic
plugs sit both above and below the water's surface as host to a wide diversity of marine life. Snorkel, paddle
board, kayak, and explore by skiff. Choose a long or short hike–whichever suits your fancy–to Sweetheart Rock,
a sea stack jutting 80 feet above the crashing surf, and discover the legend of the princess Puu Pehe. Learn
about the island’s plantation days with a visit to the quaint Lānaʻi Culture and Heritage Center.
- January 23, 2018 — Olowalu / West Maui
- In ancient times, Olowalu was considered a place of refuge. Today, it delivers a treat of snorkeling among coral
gardens teeming with underwater life and a known sea turtle habitat. The Humpback National Marine
Sanctuary—located between Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi, and Maui—provides front-row seats as you cruise through these
productive marine breeding grounds searching for dolphins, whales, and other marine life. Cap off the day and
celebrate this evening with the Captain’s Dinner.
- January 24, 2018 — Captain's Choice Exploration
- Leave it to your Captain and crew to seek out and unveil the best opportunities the islands hold in store today.
Dramatic volcanic backdrops, marine life sightings, and chances for snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding
are all possible!
- January 25, 2018 — Kealakekua Bay / Kailua-Kona
- The search is on as you set sail through an area known to be favored by marine mammals. Lava tubes, skiff
tours and kayaking are in store for a day of ultimate adventure. Fringed by coconut palms, Honomalino Bay
offers opportunities for snorkeling, paddle boarding and more kayaking. The bay reveals a diversity of colorful
corals, sponges and tropical fishes. This evening, you’ll anchor at an offshore location to search for and night
snorkel with Giant Pacific Manta Rays.
- January 26, 2018 — Honomalino Bay
- Skiff to Kealakekua Bay, where Captain Cook was slain in 1779, for some of the island’s best snorkeling.
On a guided exploration by kayak and skiff, your expedition team shares their knowledge about the marine
life and history of the bay. At Kailua-Kona, stroll through town at your own pace, and uncover the charm
of this historic town.
- January 27, 2018 — Hawai'i, The Big Island (Embarkation)
- Gather for breakfast before the Safari Explorer docks on Kawaihae Harbor, where you’ll be transferred to the
Kona Airport or to your extended host hotel stay.